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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 27, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta Put Lethbridge Over the Top in Third Victory Loan Drive Starting Today VIILUUK XII. LKTHBIUUUK. AUUJtflTJL MONDAY, OCTOUKK 27, 1919 NUMBER 2G7 FAVORS CITY MANAGEU Tut Candidate in Field al Civic Elections in December! Pledged lo Helurn (o Elected Aldermen With City Manager Over All ent Government is Too Auto- Hold Convention on Nov. 8 to Name Candidates is Drawn Up. There was no mincing of words at the lla.11, on Sunday evening. In Labor's attitude towards the pres-i enl clv'.c government, ae eipresscd by I Mr.' Jo writ, president of '.be local] hrauch ol-the Dominion Labor Tarty. Jle characterized It rts a close cor- lioration and held lhal toe lime bad! coma for .1 changa, with tbo Laboj parly to take a hand Iho same. In' affecting this the party Ictcnded lo appeal 10 the lousiness men, to ihe j clerics, and (o all employees, In lliat1 lift felt, that (hero was considerable discontent with Hie present system. .The speaker traveled the alalement (hat irarfclng men ivera unfit for mu- nicipal gororiunenl. He clled the success of the workers In municipal governments In Great Urltaln and jioinlcd to the strides they mak- ing In the political field. In reference lo what bad teen said In regard to (lie moral condllfon of Ihc city, Mr. Jowell condemned the method em- ployed by the provincial gorernmenl Jn employing "stool pigeons." He oleo drcir attention to tho heavy Increases that Lave been made In rules ami lazes. In Calgary nnd Edmoaton the Latior parly were pull'ng up candi- dates lor the aldermanlc and acnool board vacancies. In regard to the op- position" la 'Mayor Joe Ed inonUDD. be desired to correct lha Etalement in the press thai Ibis oppo- EiUon was on MID part ot Ihe Labor men, as they pul Mayor Clarke in.and him now. Will Takif the Platform' Charles Peacock aalrt that he 17 ft a thoroughly ngalnsl tbe present form of ctv'c government and Intended lo late the platform and oppose II loath and nail. He did. this not onl) on account of his objection lo It but in (hat he felt there should he repre i en tat! on for tbe north of the city, particularly In regard lo Staffordi-llle Nothing of :mprovemcnta had been dono there, and when ILQ complained of the stale, of the sidewalks, through lils wife slipping and hurling he re el I tvll tlmt was dojio was (he placing o few" boards a cdnsldnrahlo lime r.fler, and even now Ihe sidewalks irons In terribJo Eliaue, JIo felt tha he could poll ?5 per cent, of the Totes there in favor ot tho Labor candi j dale. To Nominate Candidates- Alter some d'scusslon, It was re that a convention of the Laboi parly be held on the second Saturdaj oT Noyemhcr to which delegates fron tba vnriouB local unions would be In (Continued oa Page Four) Herald Relief Fund In Lho excllement qt pulttnc orcr the lop In lha Vic- tory Loan caiQjialgn, do not over- look tlie ueed of pulling (ho Re- lief Fund over Ihc IOJT also. Oue is Just BB noceasary the other. The Vfctorr Ijozn la for Iho pros- perity of the whole of Canada. The Relict t'und la Lo aUerlate Ihe condlt'on of acttlera and their famUlc.! who eventually vrlU help Lo make' Southern Alberla moro- prosperous tC we help to tide (hem over tho present crisis. Babicrlpllons orcr the -wedk- end did noL Mow In ns freely as (ho Herald had txpccled. aro nearly J300 from our objective. Tho fund will absolutely continued Salunlax nexl. Ix-th- brldge cannot nfford not to go over the top on this appeal. tho Udlo3 aro cspeclAlly nakcrl (o nid {a Lhe Tor clothing to illl the hundred nnd one fippCRli In lo Lho U'otnou's ClrJc Club. Clolhlng la tin even more pressing than The fund now Elands: Previously aCXnowletfROd ,.f213.00 I. II. C. sales deparlmcnl BLMf 10.00 J, McLcajr............... 6.00 R. U. Ei-ereiL 2.0D Mayor Hardie Still Favors Change in City Government To Some Managerial Form Miy thi libor men of the city, who are planning a drive to change form of city government to something In the nature of alder- mtnlc control, count on the support of Mayor Hardie In such a campaign? In a letter to the Herald the mayor reiterates said over a ytar ago In favor of managerial form of npvern'mcnt The letter follows: "Editor Herald: following was written iix months ago for my preface to the 1918 Audit and Financial Report of the City: ''Form of Civic Government" "In my Itit report I gave ai much rpace to thit as possible, and da not Intend to re-open It here, further then to say that tvenls since then have me slltl further In favour of the managerial fonn as a step In advance. There can be littte fault found with our present commission form, but it KAG Iti little Weaknesses pointed out in last report, which I feel positive would he corrected to a large extent by th; managerial form." Youra truly, W. D. L. HARDIE, Mayor's Office, October 24 1919. Mayor. MAYOR HAR01E Who says ho favors a city manager orcr the present.coranilssion form of Kovcrnment. The I.ah or parly taking hii-i at his word ani is In- stituting a campaign to get the voice of the people on Ihe qucv tion at the December cliictloas. Manchester Guardian Points Out Revolution in. Constitution of British Empire Manchester Qoardlan, tho revolution has iftken place In Luc.unwritten.cqEBlllutloh of the Brit- to tha (act Lhnt the .dotnin'ona are Individual na- tions under the peace treaty and. hp. separata votes In the, league of nations council. This poJcl, Jl saya. Is better realized in America ikan tn Great Uritaln, 33 la shown -In one of tho pro- nosed league rcserraUoDB in the Amer- ican BEnale that on any Isauo whlcli the British Empire or any .dominion [3 involved, the Empire suffrage iould JJG restricted to one yote. Tho Guardian thinks this proposal lll not readily find acceptance in tha dominions and nays Sir Jlobcrt llor- dcn'i recent insistence on Ihe right of the Canadian parllnmenl to debate ratification of the peace treaty IB symp- tomatic o! lie Increasing determine lion ot Uie dominions to nsiert Indl vlduallly. If tho league Is not to mcel w'th embarrass in e-nis. it Is ea sent la that the new status ot tho dominions bo fully considered '.nd rcsulir the Guardian Tolal (There are five days lor tho fund lo run; (51 n day am needed lo pul H OTcr llio top by Satur- day ntgUf.) Pay Charges A Idler from lion. Arclilo jnJnlsltr ol nubJIc works, lo the sccre tnry of tho Hoard of Trade, which liccn going Into the mnLlcr of free Irnharorlallon for clollilng for lho re lief of stales llial Mr. Afns wbrlh ling been Instruclcd lo pay nil transportation lor Ihc namo. Arrives in Washington on Nov 11, An OITicLal Holiday- To Visit Wilson KINGSTON', Ocl. dlan Press correinondenl.) Th 'rlnco of Wales rf fortnight hence wit ha Kin a vlell lo the Un'ted States, I which will ftvftll'hlmBQlf ol a rar chanco (o renew hts acquaintance wit! old United SUtes friends and will n turn formally, on behalf of tbe King ho visit President Wilson paid Windsor. The Illnoni bn delayed somewhat --.iDgcmanlE for Ihe entertain men of (he prince in the United SUlos. D ft Hi will be ihoiilf forthcoming froi tVtittafton a.i (o whftl functions rrl 'ollow Ihe arrival ot thfl prince an ill parly at Washington on the inorn ng of Nov. 11, which will bo H ni llonal holiday In ihe United SUEes. The prlnce'n clay in Waaiifngto probably will be of About three day, duration and from there will go 1 New York to embark on JJ..M.S. Jl nown, remaining In Ynrk for few darn and living on his shin wlill Iherc. Tho Renown will put In Halifax en to England to enabl tho prince to say good-hre to Canad READY TO riEQOTIATE INDIANAPOLIS, Oct, While the itrlke of half a million bituminous min- ers of the United States ordered for next Sunday, are being con- tinued, It was eald at the Internal- lonaf of the United Mine herA today that _lhey are ready to negotiate a ntw wage agreement between now and Nov. 1 thai will avert the rtrlke. o VI6COUNTESB ASTOR MAY BE FIRST WOMAN IN BRITISH COMMONS MXNIXXV. Oct. Aslor has con- sonlpd to be the Coalition candidate for Lhe division of Plymouth, represented hy her husband until Ms succession to tho Eveivuiie Bijtcca (hat she a great chance of being Lho first woman to sit In the British house of commo'ns. Marnoch On Irrigation (Specfal to The Herald.) OTTAWA, Oct. G. R. Marnoch of the Lcthbridge Board of Trade arrived in Canada on Friday from Scotland, end Is In Ottawa today. Thlf ha conferred with W- A. Buchanan, f-I.P., on the Irrigation eltuation, and proceeding west will Interview Hon. Arthur Melghen, mlniBter of the Interior, and Irri- gation department officials. Hfi brother, Mar noch, M.C., Is In the hospital at Quebec and li recovering rapidly. VICTORY LOAN DRIVE IS AW AY With the blowirn of C.P.R, engines and those of all Industrler for five mlnulee, the inlfti Victory Loan campaign for in this dittrict wai offi- cially launched tills morning at 9 o'clock. Ernest Woods was the first man to subscribe. He was out- side the Victory Loan headquar- ters at 9 o'c'ock, and When the doors opened, immediately signed up lor a 5500 five-year bond. Chairman Harris is very confi- dent of the result, and has made his 5lagan read: "Make Leth- bridge the first city In'Canada to eecure the Prince cf Wales' flag." The four team' captains had their forces lined 'up bright and early for the drive. Sam G. Por- ter is in charge of the rural dis- trict; J. W. Bawden rules in Sorlh Lethbridge; Hugh Crawford In Lethbridge Centre, and O. B. Ed- gelt in Lcthbridae South. Their forces are set for a three weeks' push, with as objec- tive, and they are determined to make it early In the game- Leth- bridge won Ihe first honor flag in Western Canada last year and an- nexed so many crowns it was al- most- Impossible to secure them. an hour after the drive opened this morning the Cana- dian Bank of Commerce staff and the I.H.C, sales staff hung out cards showing 100 per cent, sub- scribed. Tonlaht there will be a big demonstration to create interest IB the drive in which all bands in rfe city will tike part. President Vetoes Prohibition in U.S. Former Secretary Hay Head Government Compos- ed Mostly of Farmers L'ABOR ANttltiBEHALS- Mi V Ttv the opporLuoity of rumiioE in any. MAI HE REPRESENTED ore of three scnts. namely. Tort AT- ilhur. .Easl Hamilton and-seat TORON'TO, Oct. 27 Globe. In Southeast Toronto, a specinl article In its nows .columns I BrJg.-Gen. D. SI. HosarLb, Conserva- save the as tho POE- l've. Is lnc member-elect for Port Ar- sible line up in the new provincial George Halcrow Is the Labor WASHINGTON, Oct. Wilson today vetoed HIE prohi- enforcement bill. The prfslderil's veto follows: "The house of repre-entatlves: "I am returning without my signature H.R.-6810, 'an "act lo prohibit ntoxicating beverages and to regular the manufacture, production, use and Ealo of high proof spirits for other than beverage purposes and to Insure an ample supply of alcohol and promote it-; use In scientific research and in the development of dye and other lawful Industries.' IL OTTAWA, Oct. political tha result of the five, bye- eltfctloni to be held on Monday are awaited with more than ordinary Interest. According to litett ad- received here, the election of Ernest Lapoinle, Quebec East, and W. J. Kennedy, the- U.F.O. candidate In. Glenparry-Storrnont, believed to be a practical cer- tainty. The fight in Carleton county, N.B., where Col. MelviKa, the Unlonlcl candidate, entered the field at a late date againlt T. W. Calrfwell, the U.F.O. candidate, believed here le be very cloie one. CLEMENCEAU TO DELIVER AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE PARIS, Ocl. Cle- menceati has dccld'ed to deliver his Important political adrfreii which been forecasted for some time, at Strassburg on Nov. 2. Several unrfer-Bfcretarlea will accompany him there, according to the news- paper Excefaior. ARCHDUKE JOSEPH t- FOR AUSTRIAN KINO? ff 4 ff government: Premier: J. J. Morrison, secretary of United Farmers. Treasurer: H. C. Nixon, U.F.O- SfccreCn.rrr K G. Handy, SoulL Vic- toria, U.F.O. Education: Ttev. W. Watson, North Victoria, or T. Marshall, Lin- coln, Liberal. Agriculture--S. S. Slnples, East Dur- ham. U.K.O. Public McArthur? West Wellington, U.F.O. mines and Dow- man, Manltoiilin, U-F.Q. IU Hollo. West Hamil- ton, Labor; or James Simpson, defeat- ed U.F-O.-Labor candidate In West York. W. Curry, To- ronto, Liberal; or W. B. N, Sinclair, Sooth Ontario. Liberal. Fuilon IB Likely TOIIONTO, Oct. of Ulfl abor and lintted Farniera of Ontario In Ihe legislature. It ia under- stood, WAR practically decided upon at B'Jolnl caucus heid at Haralltou on Saturday, when, In addition to Labor and United Farmers, Labor memtters- elcct and prominent officials ot the Independent-Labor party, (ha follow- ing Ihree United Farmers reprcscnla Lires were present: R. H. Grant, Car- lelon; Rev. W. Watson. Victoria WeslT nnd Peler Smith, Soulh Perth. Mr. Smith Is chairman of Ihe Unit- eil Farmers1 sjipclal coramitlee In hand the arrangW of n. "slato" for lho farmers In the legislature, to be dealt with by the former members here on Wednesday. A further Joint CAUCUS of the two groups will be held In this cily on Tuesflny, when a pro-: gran] of action may Lo decided upon. Want Sir Adam WIN'DSOH, Ont., Oct. nro inftny peoplo In Essex county who would like lo FCO Sfr Adam Beck be- come successor lo Sir William Hearst. This Tact was made palcnl hero Satur- day -afternoon, when, at a largely at- lendcd mcctfng in (ha city hall, reeo- lullona were Bdopled, ono culling upon Slf Adam lo accept the premiership If it were tendered him, and another re- cord'ng tho sense ot the meeting that Beat bo found for him In the legisla- ture. Sir Adam thanked Ihc in eel tup for the kind Ihlngs II Imd Eald of hkm, In Hamlllou. and John O'N'etll. is Liberal member-elect for the Toronto stal. Jenkins Freed HANKORD, caiif., liam O. States consular agent at Puefala, Mexico, and weatlhy manufacturer, was lo- day at liberty, after being abduct- ed and held a week by threa mask- ed Mexican bandits for a ransom ef Word that he had been rescued from the bandits who Belzed him at his ranch near Puebla a week ago Sunday, _was received late last Sunday by'hb father, John W. Jenkins, of thlt city, In a brief tele Dram. Ransom Paid WASHINGTONV Oct. O. Jenkins, ihe United Stales consular ngent at Puebla, Mexico, who was kid- napped Oct. 19 bv Mexican bRndlla, was released nfier naynicnl of n. ran- Bom, the etale department was adTlscd today by tho United Stales embassy at Mexico City.. EMPLOYERS OF SPAIN DECIDE ON LOCKOUT MADRID, Oct. congress of Spanish employers sitting at Barcelona declared today a general lockout of employees throughout Spain. The lockout will be effec- tive Tuesday, Nov. 4. Five Year? ForMaccave (Special (o Tlie Heraldl MACLEOD, Maccave, alias Dr. Dixon, alias Ralph Duncan, who created D sen- sation by his running battle with the A. P. police here a week ago Saturday, was today sentenced to Five years (n the Edmonton peni- tentiary by His Honor Judge Me- NeiEI. Msccave appeared before Mag- istrate Burrell on Saturday and was commuted for trial. This morning he appeared before Judge and -electing speedy trial was found guilty and sentenc- ed lo five years In the pen. He stated at the trial that he tifd not Intend to shoot the policeman though he fired three shots. SHOT WHILE HUNTING VANCOUVER. Gordon Smith, of I hi 3 city, lost his life yes- terday afternoon In the first local ac- cident of the shooting season, when his gun was accidentally discharged as ho pulled It toward him while In a boat on [he flats of Tslarid. PORTUGESE DEMAND COMMISSIONERS FOR COLONIES LISIJON, Oft. here continue Lo demand the Immediate nomination of higli commissioners for the colonies nf Moznmbtquo and An- gola, Knsl Africa, saying thia step Is an urgent necessity. Striking Steel AVorkcrs Look for Aid as Hcsnll of Closing Down of Alines vn Uituminous I'M eld -Sixth Week of Slcel Slrikc Show (ireal Interest in Present Industrial Unrest in U. Parallel to Brit- ish CondUicns. WASHINGTON, Oct. ures to meet the situation would result from the threatened strike of bituminous coal miners on Saturday were considered to- day by administration officials. No reply from officers of the United Mine Workers of America lo President Wilson that the strike be called off is expected til alter the executive committee metis at Cleveland, Wednesday, but meantime officials look cognizance of the statements of union leaders that it wo'uld be physically (mpossible to withdraw the strike order by Nov. 1. The administration's program far dealing with strikes naturally not be disclosed until the strike has developed. Canton Mayor Suspended COLUMBUS. Ohio, Oct. I nor Cox today suspended Cbnrlea K. iPoornian as mayor of. Canton, bemuse of alleged inefficient handling or tho sicel slr'kc riols In that clly and ap- tea led to a commit ten of Can Ion bus3J less men lo rally around Vice-Mayor Schrantz. Threats Won't Slop Them" SrniN'CFIELD, Ills., Oct. facing announcement, .ivllh Uve Blatetnent flint he had received communication from sources ns to President Wilson's on the LlireaLcTHid strike ol Eolt coal miners, Nov. 1, John act'ng president pi .tho UnMe.iiJIlne of America, luday Jy heralded iotlmation (naL'force inpy, be fosortcd to will'not serre to allay' [he crisis." CHICAGO, Oci. OL Ihe striking steel workera dlsciisssi today Ihe probable efleet of Lhe ened coal upon the steel, fnciir- Lry and agreed in the opinion IhaL it would further hamper the .'successful operation of the steel plants In Ci'.i-. cago district. Official announccmenl trie r- 1 mUl nt tfao Gary plant of (he I'r." Slates Steel Corporation trns (o i Lodsr marked the bcgtnninir ci s'llh week of Ihe strike. This one oT the largast rail nillla iu counlry nnd IB regarded as the :i Importanl unit In the Gary plnnt. otbtr blast furnace, which also wn.i ready lo resume operations at Garj Lad ay r makes Ihe cightli ol Ihc iTvelvo hlast furnaces there Lo be in opera- tion. Mill officials declared Inday that Lha strike was practically ended, but slr'k? leaders asserted that Lhe plants >vcro' unable lo produce any thing Hko a normal output because of the absence ol skilled workmen who still rcniaihtd gut. Conflicting Claims PITTSBUKG, 1'A., Oct. sixth week of the sled workers' strike the Pitts burg district, opened loday willi bolh un'on leaders and rcprc- senlaMvcs of Ihc employers making; conlllctLng claims. The slrike leaders declared lhal the Tanks of Ihc men were- holding firm, while Uie com- panies said their mills were operat- ing at almost normal capacHy. aud (Continued on Page Four.) Sixty-Four Millions Subscribed For Victory Loan by Fifteen Concern STOCKHOLM, Oct. Srcneka DagblaldeL learns from whal It considers u.iually well and promised to Ihlnk It over. Plans submitted (o tlelcgatca repro- pentlng nine border municipalities by Sir Adam lor, Ihc purchnao hy the j L hyrfro-cliitfrlc commlgslon 'of Ontario Informed sources that the Arch- of lho Windsor and Am- Joseph, of Aualrla will v harslburg Slrccl Railway Company, a soon Lc elected king of Hun- I subsidiary ol the Delroll Unllcd Rail- way, at a coal of J2.100.COO, were- unan- ilmoualy approvcrt. Tho project w'll vjbe cpiil to the taxpayers for approral al an earJy d.ilc. Seat for Beck TORONTO, Ocl. clrcn- .lallng In Toronto loday saM that Sir 'Adam ucclt, who hag been prominently If the cnlpnto olijccls lo tho assumption of the throne by this Hapsbnrg archduke, lho year old crown of. Hungary wl'l bo olTcreil, It Is said lo a forelpn prince, prob- ably of the Hngltah roynl fam- ily. A resumption of tho mentioned as probalilc Iwdcr M the Ihronc Iho Into Kmpnror Lobor-Vnlicd Farmers conllMon nnd v'linrles In out of queaHon. I next prcmlerJofjOulartn and who was filed ns rndopcndenl-ConacrvalUc v in London lasl Monday, hag Leon pi TORONTO, OcU sub- _ BS against laat year. the city IIBTB already won the Prince UenMal Insurance company of America J ol Wales' honor flag with subscriptions scriptions make up Lhe lolnl of announced na Ihc first day's work of lho Dominion special sulmrlp- t Ions' commlLlce for. Ihc VIc.lory loan. Ten of these subscriptions Rliow re- markable advnncca, averaging 100 per cent, over the subscriptions for Ihe Vlclory Loan, 1913. Topping loday'a Hst arc tho Canada Ltfo Assurance company and Sun Life Assurance with subscriptions of 000.000 each. Manufacturers1 LI (a this year la taking aa against t2.OQO.000 last year. Converter a .Life Is tak- (shaking J4.000.000, n noteworthy from 10 to 16 per cent, of Ihe crease over lasl year, when they bought J2.COO.OOO. Kqiiltablo Life sub- scribes Mutual Life Asatir- anco of Canada subscribes an Increase ot over lasl year. Jlurcoi nnd Erie Mortage Cor- poration, which look last year, In taking K500.000 Ihla Umo, nearly year's snbacrlpUon. pay roll. Three of the six firms have secured crowns for Ihclr flags through 50 per ccnl of their employees hating sub- scribed, these firms hetng the Southern I'rcgg, .the Abattoir and Uifc Toronto Dally Slar. Tho Ilclnz company. IjeamlnfilOn. have won Ihc 100 per cent, honor f Whllo Ihny are deeply ftDRagcd In wl'h Lwo crowns, orery employee hav- building operations at Oahawa and Walkerrlllc, General Motors, Limited, aro gutiarrtbing fiM and credit Ing rnbErrlbed lo tho Joan. Gc-v. rVntral OTTAWA, Ol -Col J Ing agalnal J2.7EO.OOO last for lho amount will te divided ftinong W, Wro'lg, spprblly lha yoar. North American Life has douli- MrLnnghlln Motor rompmy, Chevrolet i Dpmlnlon lo Ihc led ll.i :aubfcrlptlon of lust year hyjJlolor company, OlJs Motor Worha, j Inn of subscribing Imperial OH i nnd CflnadJan Molor Producls, Llinlt- Ihn Victory chilr-nan of lho company hna flubscrilind (3.000.000, od, Ihc Rirtourit to .ho divided and credit- ed to various campaign dislrlcia from coast to const. The United Stales subscriptions In- clude Xow York Life company 000, laSL year II was only Metropolitan Life Is inking Domlnfon Life Asauraneo comnnny suuscrlbea which (s 60 per cint. ovei' laaL year. Orent Weal Life, Winnipeg, Is as ag- ainst last Toronto's response (o thft Appeal la Indicated In Lhe fact thai six In OUawi cxjmrrlttna, makes fQlloiT- Ing of jtihscrlpllon Ills Kx-cliency, "f have murh pleasure In tnfclm; up Victory Loan. 1 hope fed tnla national rfforl will be a cesa." (Signed) "Dcvoninlio." ;