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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta Put Lethbridge Over the Top in Third Victory Loan Drive-Subscribe Now XH. TUESDAY; OCTOHEU 28, 1910 M'MliKK 2G8 THREE FARMERS, TWO .UNIONISTS, TWO.I1PF LIBERAL CHOSEN IN BYE-ELECTIONS; BERT Liberal Offerings in Committee Turned Down Rcnvvll Makes Strong Speech DECLARES GRITS OPPOSR PUULIC OWNERSHIP LOSES HIS DEPOSIT OTTAWA. Oct. amend- hicnls to CiauEi 2 of UIQ Grand Trunk bill were mlroduccJ white the toasc was in committee on the bill this eve niiiK. The fiiBt. by Hon. W. L. Mac konzie'K'ng, would provide lhat "Ihii agreement .shall sub milted anil aub Jccl to, ralifjcalloji by ibc narlJamen of Canada." This was defeated 39 to 20 on a straight parly vote. The other amendment, mo veil by J .T. Dennis, Jolicl, asked Hint the (ive slocks of Ibe Grand Trunk Hallway stead of four bo submitted to arbltra tion: Thl.S'Wouhl mean arbltrallon o lite value oMbc debenture as well as common and preferred stocks. Mr Dennis' amendment was defeated on a division ol -19 to "5. Earlier In tlic evening, J. A. ttobb quoted two inqmbers ot Lbe Drayton Acfcwortn commission as being op posed to public ownership, SLTK! p5fcoarties niupt Iho Icmper )f the electors. Kach must realize LhaL it Is hjpelessly out of loucli and out of accord with the In the country, Thcjins1 and 'ouls' may continue lo play the-r old game (n par- liament, hut the folk outside are look- Ing for some'lblng they will look lill they find It. 'The verdict, of yesterday, leaves no room for doubt. From Ihc eastern province of Brunswick cocoes the tidings that in Carlton-Vlctoria the of the candidate of the Unft- ed lo four thousand. TJiis'significance Is irjlcnsified iiy Ihe fact Uiai three cabinet minislera, Mel- fihcn, Rcibertson .aud Blondin, person- ally yislLcil the riding and. directed their ctforLg in the cam-. paigV'ror iojng days ia the cauae or Ihc.Unionist vFarmcpJ FBven Widespread WlNNIPrO, Froo Press says: were no surprises In rcster- dajT's, Cedora.1 bye-elections uiilese it- be In the size of the majorities Tvtaich Ihc- Tanners' candidates rolled up in the three seats which they contcaletl. A'lier the results In ODlarlo, Ihcrt was for expecting that their triumphs ivould bC emphatic. R Is now quite cvidtnl, (o even the bV.nd- cst adherent o[ ibc old political system, lhat (he revolutionary force which ground into poivder the traditional political system of Ontario is In full play throughout the whole of Canada and needs only an opportunity to rer neat Its achievements on n larger Read In anolhcr column the conlri- iiition of one .of the ladles of the Women's Civic Club under Ihc head- ing, "Dc F-jfr." Then drop round to tlie Herald of- fice and subscribe to tlie Relict Fund, Or if. you uan't come, 'phone the Herald anil- a messenger will. call.; 'For the Members-Elect May Take Their Seats in House at This Session If It Drags Along OTTAWA, Oct. of par-1 group of four members sitting on tho llamonl thl3 morning are j crosa benches of parliament and. led whether the live' who j by Hon. T. R. Crcrar. J received (he er. dorsal Ion of tlie major-1 The expectntlon here Is lhat they Ity o( Ihclr consllluenta yesterday will act Indcpcndenlly o[ tho older would he able to lake (heir seals la parties, voting wltK the parliament before prorogation lakes government when the measures heforc place. K the House remains In session T iho house nrc surh a3 Ihoy npprovc, ENGLISH COMEDIENNE DISAPPEAHS OFF SHIP, NO TRACE IS FOUND NEW YORK, Oct. tfrne between p.m. Saturday and 10 E.TTi, Marie Empress, the popular English comedienne, disappeared from the- Cunard liner Orduna, while the venel waj on her way frcrn HalUflK to this port, A general search of the falhd to frnd.her, and It Ii pre- sumed that drowned, There were, on the Or- duna, who scoultd Ihfi 3i they found Witt Empress to be [n good splrlla throughout the trip from Liverpool to pallfax' A vigorous learch of.the Veisel to- day failed to give any clue lo her dJeappearanco, Her effects wllf be turned over to the Brltlih con- sul-general. RIFLE TEAM TO AUSTRALIA IXXVDOtf. Oct. XallonAl nitlo Association Is 1a rifle tcnm, represenllnff Iho Untied Klngdpm, lo Atislrallfi next nulumn. 'ion HUSHANb KILLS WIFE; GUN TAILS, COP SAVED noCIIKSTER, NT. Y., Oct. frh Perry, silBlit rlerh In tho Postal Totngr.iph coirrjo.ny's main here, shot ami It I1 led hi 3 wife, Grace Perry, In the Stono unttl (he end of week, as'la nl- 'and tit other tfmes lining up with the together likely, they will bo ablo to do j opposition.v o. The special'act last seas' under which ekuions wera held, provides llisl (he rcliintipg of- ficer In a ronsllluoncy where a byn- elecllon Ins rlaco h allowed PIS days In which lo mall Ihc writs- to Ottawa. Kven DIP returning ofllr.rrs not return the writs uulil Ilia skill day, thorn will likely IT, ilms for nil tho new wltlf ozccptlnu M K. 5. Tolmlc, lo lake their In Iho linu-c, Sllll tlie arc (hit nil the new mcmher.i. slioiil-l they dn-lro lo come lo Ottawa, will mako their bow to tho speaker of the commons before tho house rises. Large Farmer Majorities The only fcaluro of Ihe bye-olectlons which rnnttniioi (o cxrlle rornmcnl nl tho capital la the Targe majorities sec- ured by Ihc farmer candidates, more pDTllr.ularly in Cnrlelon-Vlctorla, NP Herald 5 never rnorfi serious In any canipalgn than IL Is In Ibis one to raise J5QO Tor rellef_work" beinfe undertaken. by.lbe Woman's. Cty.ic Club. feel Ihzt If tto leCtcrs of appeal In the liauds-oC the Civic Club ivcre the- most pathetic appeals Inn moncj' iTouId -come rolling .in and the fund would stand at Lo-. fore Saturday, nfgfat. Bui publication o[ the letters should he The members oC Ihe AVoinen's Civic Club ask for [or rellel; Ihcy have InTcsligated the need; the cluh's 'standing lu the com- munity should dissipate all doubt as lo the money is needed. There should need lo tell' the harrowing cases of distress which has caused a group oE busy ladles to give up 'much of Ihcir time In an allcmpt to rcilcrfi them! The" fund Is growing, but wilh [our days only to go. It hadn't passed Ihfi hair-way mark yet. Help ua" put It over the top. Don'L wait for the olher fellow Ib send in j'our'donatfon now. Previously acknowledged J2.30.00 Hoae 1.00 Sllss Bav'dcn's private. school Dominion Ilcbckah Lodge 10.00 Sharman 5.00 I1. Lund and Sou 25.00 Imperial Oil Co Subscribes To Loan Locally Wilh in by Teams on First Day of Drive Lethbridge .Will Today Go Over the Captains Lining Up Districts arto! Hope tb'Secure Flag at Early Date. G. T, R. Bill, Prohihilion and Soldier I.cgii.lnlinn Ycl To Be Disposed Of OTTAWA. Ocl. failure of iif'rcsinfl on a charge ot nTurder'ln liio j to take OT lwa firs', degree. I (CONTINUED ON PAGE Be Fair Ministers ol the crown who look When they had good crops and made part In the campaign In this conallt- they spent It travelling lo Call- or going on a "U'a not up lo "Why should we help Ihc farmers? lakes mgncy to do both. How many nancy and who returned lo the capital fonila for yesterday, irunkly Hdmlflod that they to Now York. no oxpertallnn thai Col. Melville, he Union hi canflMRlc. would TVln. An- This Is the excuse somo" people ere parcnlly T. W. Caldwcll, tho TJ. F. O. making lo thcmselvps and to others practically a solid lahnr antl Liberal yole, The loss hy Jinn. H. Jfolhorwcll of nig rtcrrtsK In llio Aislnlbola conlcsl has occnalnnp.d somn RiirprlsR fig ad- vlTjs har] hcen Tcrokcd hcro-lo Iho effect that he would poll a fairly heavy vote. 3- Comnaet Farmer Group The clpcllon of Ihrcc farmer.1? will give the farmers a but compact for allowing Ihc appeal for relief for suffering farmers 'families to go un- heeded. It Is fair? How about Ihc formers who have como Inlo tho conn- Iry Iho past threo years and Invealeil nil they owned In buying lands, bnlld- Ing B Illclo .home-, getting' machinery and putting In a crop. Thefo nro tyhori} they've had'no'crops for tbrcfi people have hart UJ live and have put In crops. It townspeople could wort for two or three years, get absolutely no returns nnd be In a position In clothe and feed Ihctr families through Iho winter? Thoso peoplo are not paupers. Many of Ihem came lo Ihls country from Just as good homes as our own And brought thousands of dollars with them. This monoy has been spcnl here and on (he (ami. It is not the faulj of the farmer lhat ft has brought no returns. Southern Albcrla does not want lo lose thelo people. Yet con d HI cm 3 must be. almost unbearable with many of them. mother could sec her children. starling on n three mllo to school half clad, In zero (CONTINUED ON PAQE.S) Word reached Loan headquarlers here Ihls morning that (he LethbrJdge. allotmenl a? the Imperial Oil suhacrlptfon to the third Vlctory Loan, was which Is al- most ten per cent, ol the objec- tive here. This good news gave the work- ers a splondtd clarl on the second day of their campaign, and in apite of the nasly weather they are going about the (ask ivlth a determination Lhal spells succcssl Monday was spent In gelling the lay ot the land for tho real attack Lo follow, but even at that the various teams reported In last night. In a three weeks' campaign this pace would put Lcthbridge over .the lop.. But the team captains nre out after that flag and arc determined that It will fly from headquarters long: before the end of the campaign. Tlon't forget that-Victory-Loan headquarters Ihls year arc at the rear of the Union Hanfe on 3rd Arcnua soulh. K a canvasser fails to call, JusL call arouud your- self and Chairman Harris "or his corps of able assistants ?rlll ECC thai your subscription Is written on tlic spot. HALIFAX .DOCTOR DIES HALIFAX, N.S Ocl. death occurred yesterday afternoon of M. 3. Dlcfcsoc, one ol the best known medi- cal practitioners in Nova Scotia. Attempt to Pass Dry Law Over Wilson's Veto Failure WASHINGTON, Oct. War time prohibition be brought to .in end b'y presidential proc- lamation immediately after the senate ratifies Ihe German .peace treaty, it was saTd today at the White House. Senate Drys FFghl WASHINGTON, Ocl. An effort 5 havn [ho r.rl on a motiiy.i (o repsss Mie iiroliibitirm enlorccmcnt CIVC.T made i. Vi'i lion's vclo was nftcr Ihn. that It should he annulled the lireslilcnt .when peace had been de- clared and Mhcn the army ami navy hart been demobilized. Congress wag informed ytstenlay by Ihe president In his message vetoing the prohibition enforcement hill thai demobilization of (he army and navy, had Ijcen com- p'cled. If Ihc senate also rcpftssta Iho en- forcement bill over the president's veto, the country be dry Tinlff (he hsuanee of n presidential procln- fixing the of the war time emergency, during wlrndi the measure iiin in opcralton. -Aflerlhe iU rxplafncd IhiiT war time I president issues such a prpclnmallon I dud s'suii'fl he an- the country will be until llie con- pfare nniiy raiiRlr, over tlir ruin Ofiiri; .ict Vf illcd hy Hie i.r.'SliIcnt when .d hftpu riTid tlnj nniiy feet I next. emit bail :-n dcinobilizcil. Ct.u-1 Tho While llc.uso announcement l.-.y by- [Clears up nny douht as to vvhclher the president, in vetoing llic j wnr bn ended'legally wilh tho proMblllon enforcement bill, [hat de- ralilk-ation of the German trcity. of the army and navy had been conipFated, When the bin was received from Iho sccrcl3ry ot slale, Stnator Stirling, Ilepublican, Eralh Dakota, who had charge of the measure when il passed the F.cnalc, RsVed consent for Us ImmcJi'nle conaHtralion, Sena- tor Ilobinson, DcmocrM, Arkansas, ob- jected nnd Itien Senator Sterling moved Ihnt the senate, whlrh was in open session (or rtcfinlo peace treaty, proceed lo Objection lo aalio Ihn treat? made by Senator Hitchcock, the Administration leader, who has op- posed prohibition measures In the past. Although Senator Stirling said he was sure the LHI'fi dlspoa'tlon woiilJ rcciulre but ft very ahort time, Sfinator Hitchcock .urged lhat delta IA on Iho Iroaty continue, declaring the pcoplo were beginning fo fieiicve Idc eoiinto wag dellbcrauiy delaying tho ircaty; Officials eiplalned Ihftl tho war ttmo act