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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 30, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta Put Lethbridge Over the Top in Victory Loan Drive-Subscribe Now ALBERTA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1919 NUMBER 270' Miners, Operators and Public Set For E.C. DRURYLE ADS FARMER-MBOR PARTY BARRIE FARMER LIKELY BE CALLED WILL Lethbridge TO FORM GOVERNMENT Filial Decision Made Wednesday Mo Bvide, Labor, Brantford, First Boiler From Ranks of New Over Proposed Cabinet Representation for Two Labor Men in Cabinet. TORONTO, Oct C. Drury, of Barrle, a the of Iho United Farmers party and tha Labor parly as leader, the decis- ion was made at Ihe conference here yesterday afternoon, after the chotcs hid narrowed down lo Mr. Drury and J. J. Morrison, secretary of the U.F.O. It Ii expected Mr. shortly, be called upon to form Ontario's next government; MsBrlde Dills O---------------------------------------------- TORONTO, Oct. new Un- tied Farmers of Ontario-Labor coallt- Ion In Oalftrlo already has a bolter. After taking part In Iho dcllljerallom of tho parly on Saturday and again yesterday, without evidence of any difference ol opinion. Mayor McDrlde. of Branltord, successful candidate ot (ho Labor party In South Ilrnnt Ifl-H night -bolted the final conference of the United FnrmerB-I-abor The conference was ducimfng posi-i .tlons late last night when IKo mayor plcXed up his hat and coat and iclt the room. _The Laoor group thought thai pcr- hip.i "Lho.confirmation of WaUcr Hollo, of Hamilton, in hia position ns leader, h.aj some tearing upon the decision of Mr. Hollo are t jhctnbcrB-ortho- Labor party coinnill- iec.'which conferred .with the United; Farmers Vof Ontario committee'- .Id reach a program Battsfactroy to'bott! parties. McBride's Charges In a slalernent later. Mr. McBridc declared lhat the farmers had hrokon ffttth with the labor men." He Intlmat- ad lhat his ricfccllon was the result dr Mr. Drury declining to definitely nllocntc a second cabinet position to the laborltes. Mr. McDrlde said: "I shall take my feat In Ihe legis- lature as nn Inilcpondwi-iabor man continue to do my duty by the1 people who elected rne, wllliout feari or favor." Jarae3 Simpson, wlio vf'aa deputed' io rpply to-Mayor McIIrldo If the 'mayor should desire to publicly dis- cuss hla. differences. Issued the fol- TotvlriK statement I as I night; "You say In every matter, the exception pr the naming of the tecoml portfolio for labor, Mayor Me- Brldo was (n perfect agreement islth tho United Fanners ol Ontario anil tl was only when Mr, Drury asked the labor group to give' him reasonable tfme lo determine which portfolio other than tho labor should go to our Croup Mxyor departed from the attitude which tho remain- der of the labor group is'ould be pored to assume." LOS ANQELES, Calif., Oil. 30, dead and about 120 penons Injured, tome lerlouily, was the known caiually today 'a reiult of tho wreck of the South, crn Pacific Railroad's San Joaquln, Valley filer lato last night. The tangled of wreckage near Acton, a 1tw mllci from here, was expected to reveal additional bodies, SAX ANTONIO, TOMS.' Oft. tiand ot GG rebels, under command of Oon, .Guzman, who recently left Ihc Cniranza army nnrt Jofncd tho rcvpln- llonnry forces of Gen. Afmaran, sov- era! days ago ntlncXcrl a passenger train on the Monterey and Quit Hall road, killing four pasapnKCM And wounding a niimbcr ol olhor.i, nccord Ing1 to R dispatch from today Tho attack on tho train look place About 20 miles 'eaat ot Monterey. The Carranzti TTillILaTy gnnrd do trained nn relumed" tho flio of thfi bandits, kill Ing ROToral of. them. Enforce Prohibition, Solve H.C. of L., Witt Be Task of Farmers TORONTO, Ott. In the ourta of hli address of accept- ance of laeo'erJhlp of tho United Farmer! oT Ontario, Premier- Elect Drury ipofec "If, called to, power. one of our duties muit be fearlessly and effectively to en- force the will of "the people 59 ex- pretied-Tn the 'recent "prohlbilTon: rerertndurn.; With' that mindite I am personally in thorouah accord and aympathy. -WerhiLri to it that It It may be that it Will bo-found thafc .there are, op defect! In.the render it difficult, to enforce, if 10 [t would be our duty to correct them, "The people look to us lo make an honest attempt to solve a prob- lem which bears, heavily on all, anil which, wages and prices of farm produce decline, may become an inlolerabTe burden the high cost of living. The solution of thnt problem in Its entirely may. net' be within the power of Ihe" provincial legislature, but it wi'l be our duly to thoroughly Investigate 'the con- ditions lurrounding distribution snd we find thal.prlcei are un- duly Inflated as the reiult :of ob- or combinations in.reitrainl of trade, to vigorously enforce auch laws will make these 'impos- sible. t'We are hero at the resijl( of a widespread conviction, not only on the part of the farmers, bul also of Ihe urban dwellers, that the two old parties have failed lo achieve their ostensible purpose, that, namely, of government of the. people, by the people, and for- the Tops Mark Drive for Victory Loan Quota Fcr the first three da'ys of the I tricts..and when 'the work there does Victory rxxin drive JSO.MO in suu- start. Iho will awll rapidly, icrlpilons have been passed through 1 Sir Henry DVaylon, minister of fl- hooks, an nvcragc of better tban I25.000 dally, tolals roacbcil it does not Include a number of subscriptions tlic day's ks liad been, cloned. AH a result, today's tolal 10 o'clock tills morn- had passed the mzrk for Ihc best day yd. putting Ixiuiftrldpc over tbe 5100.000 mark without tak- ing Into coiiElderMion the foO.GOO Im- perial Oil Co. EubscripLion. IinopL impassable roads are hin- dering the canvass in the country dls Irlcts, not a single subscription bav- in K lieeii rccelveJ. There is n Tortile district yet awaiting Hie iu ibc immediately surrounding ii SENATE FIGHIiX! Expccfalion Senate May Amend ii; Deadlock Would 'Result mncf, will apeak In Calgarr tomor- and FOutJb9m cbnlrmen bs- cfllJed in lor Uie coofercnca la BIG MAN IS BIG 'BOOSTER FOR LOAN follow. District Shepherd and D. D. Harris, local chairman, i bi among tho commlHcemcn prsseot Irorn LelbbrltlRe, Mr. D. B. Harris, chairman oT tho Lplhbrldsc sub-district in Hie Vlctorv loan campaign, has received the (ut- lowing tclecram. dniert October 27ih, fiom Sir Draylnn: "My best nnj bupes tor 1he cnitrs E'jccosa of your organization, well considered plans merit llic ullest response. Canada is indee'T well represented in her Victory loan workers in this Great national tasJc of cleaning up her obligations, strengthening her financial iiosltioa and credit, and ensuring inarket3 for her surjilua products, feu hire a great cause and your campaign, so es- sential in every national interest, will result in auolher great victory lor Canada." Coal Miners Are Given up as Lost STUEDENVfLLE, Oct. 30, battling their way to with- in 150 feet of where 20 have been Imprisoned tlnce morning, rescue- were ordered out of the Y. and 0. mine at Amsterdam thtt -rnorn- j Inn by mine official! and ttale rnFne who feared an expiation might occur, according to word received here, Hope has been abandoned that the miners are Alive. Ffre broke 6ut behind the res- cue party and many of Us mem- bert narrowly escaped suffoca- tion. The Net, of mlGalng only placed at 20 today. OTTAWA, Oct. the Grand Trunk bill as good' as through the commons, (he zone of the fight over thl3. mcDsurc wlU soon UG shifted to Ite Beuatc, where more unccrtalntj crisis as to Its ultimate rate. It Is regarded as possible, if the senate docs pass the hill, It may be in an amended form. Should such amen amen affecting Iho terms of. the agreement arrived at between the government and tho Grand Trunk he passed In the upper house, tho action of. the senate would 'proh- alily produce one ot the parliamentary deadlocks which at limes have featur- ed tho closing days of parliament. Of the remaining clauses of the bill mno have been disposed ol In commit tec of llic commons. The, discussion o[ the remaining three Is not expected lo ho protraclcd and they may be dis- posed ot by 6 o'clock this evening. Should th la bapjien, the house may not Bit tonight because .1 great many inembcr.i deslrfl to atiCinl tho rtlnncr hclnj? given hy Iho fiovcrnmcnl to Cardinal Mercler Them he several diviitons on Ihirrf reading which might, possibly romc this evening. If thfi hill crnerges from tiic rommitlec at an early hour. The opuosJllon, H in move some of Ihe amendments re- jected standing votes in Ihc mlltcc and demnad n formal vole. Tho ROnaic has laken jiowcr lo sit on Saturdays and will prohnbly meet on Monday to make n start on consid- eration of Iho bill. One ot the vice-chairmen ot the local Victory, loan drive committee, who 13 behind the drive all his en- thusiasm and organizing ability. Wirc Sent (o Ottawa Asking Reservation of .Water Neces- sary for Lands South of Town Herald Fund WHEELER WILCOX NOTED AUTHOR, IS DEAD NEWHAVEN, Conn., Oct. Mrs. Ella Wheeler Wllaox, juthor and poetess, died at her home, "The In to- day, Mr i. WMcox had been III for some months had nervous folfapfte while engao'ng 'Irr war relief work In Engfand. RECOUNT FOR TEMISKAMING Ocl. recount In the Tcmlskamirig legislature election has hcen arranged for Saturday morn ing in the courthouse hero before Judge llarlman. Tho labor men arc protesting the election of Thomas Megladery, Cohscrval'vc. Only two more days to go and Ihe relief (rind lo help Ihe Wom- en's civic Club meet tha demands for shoes and .clothing oT settlers in. straitened circumstances through tho drouth, is ?1SS from the What la Lctiibrlddc going lo do about this? Arc wi! golnp to tell the neoplo needing our assistance that, afjer having gone over the lop on pvcTjp war dcmnnriVor Ihq past, five years, we have failed ivhou iL came lo helping onr home folks? Docs Lethbridgc want that Iiorl-io go nut to the I people on whom wo dPiicail for our future prosperity? N'n one tlowhls the need of this nioncv1; are we golnR lo appear to lie Indifferent hi this lime ot stress? GrtaL Falls raised lluius- amJa for Montana's drotilh sulfer- CTS. Tako this appeal sciloualy and go over the lop by Salurday ni5ht. Keoji I.cthbridge's good reputation unsullied. The fund now stnnds: acknowledge J. .T. HufTner............. u.OO Froni a Scotswoman 1.0D LOO From one who his done. his hit 1-00 (From Our Own correspondent) Oct. -8pocial reeling ot the iMacleod District Irri- gation Association was hold in Mac- lead on October 25th, 1313, and waa attended by Ihe following: A. V. Har- ris, president; F- A. secre- tary; lA- H. McKaddcn, A Weaver, H T. .MoMcholI, K. A. Ilelkie, J. V. Mil- H. -Mclnlosh, Dr. Glllen, H. Routs, A. Mayor Fawcett, J. W. Me Donald, J. Homer. Each local tlis Iricl liaa Iwb niembers on the execu, live. 'Aller discussing tbo letters from B. F. Drake, director of reclamation service, .Ollawa, tlie following lole gram was Instructed lo hr. Rent him "DcMnlto application in detail for reservation of necessary water for ir purposes in districts adjaccu to Macleod going forward al once following describing dlslrJct Consider Ihis wire official applies lion. Maclend District Irrigation Association. A. V. Harris., president.; F. A, Adams, secretary. A letter follnv.-ed giving a descrip- tion of-lhc lauds as set ont iu previous correspondence, "which consists of the north side of Ihc rivor. nlro nit that land lying tetwecn Ihe Old Man rlver-and the Waterton river, which is being aurveyeil at the prca- t lime. Tills was Ihe largest anfi best meellng of' Ibe executive held up lo date. Kvery member wns pres- ent and-all farmers whose land will he in tha watered districts aro very much in earnest In this matter an! ciElermlned lo see it through lo a fin- ish. VATICAN NOTHING CAN AVERT STRIKE; MEN QUIT WORK FRIDAY No Hint That Either Side Will Give Way and Greatest Labor Disaster in Slates' History Will Be Precipitated at Mid- night in Special Session to Consid- er Plans for Dealing With Leaders Predict Complete Tie-up. ___________________________________ A WASHINGTON, government agencies moved iwlft- ly today lo Ihe situation which will result train the strike of bitum- inous r.oal minerc Saturday. Developments Included: Orderc to railroads to confiscate all coal in transit If neccsfliry to 'build up a reserve for operation of the reads. of Ihe priority list of tho fuel administration, .3 that Ihe public service utilities and essential Induslrhi will first csll on whatever coal Is mined and on storage. Preparation of a legislative order establishing minimum prlcM of coaVand completion of plans by the department; of Justice to punish thosa guilty of profiteering and hoarding. i Announcement by "Secretary of the Interior Lane- that govern- ment would not hesitate to curtail consumption of coal in Industries BO per cont. so Tnat essential industries may be kept In operation. Working out plans by which lha miners.who wish to continue- work will be afforded every protection Including lhat of federsi iroopi should they, become necessary. Al the conclusion of the special cabinet meeting, Altomey-asnarll Palmer announced that the fuel administrator would take control of tho handling of coat and would use his authority under the Lftver act to take whatever steps might be necessary to meet'the situation. CABINET CONSIDERS PLAN3 TO DEAL WITH STRIKE WASHINGTON, Oct. Wilson's cabinet wa. called In special cession this morning to make final plans for dealing with the strike of bituminous coal miners Saturday. NOTHING CAN NOW AVERT STRIKE INDIANAPOLIS, Ind... OcL by sentiment displayed in yesterday's conference of officials of (he union Ihs executive of the United Mine Workerfof America met hero yesterday to finish prep.ira- lions for the coming strike of bituminous coal miners. No development could avert a strike, was slated, but change In th. atl'lud, of U.i oper.Vors iTMfihl result In the shortening of the strike, according to union men. More than aiu.COO bituminous miners will "bY affected bftKt lirika ortler and sn Immediate and. tompldte tie-up of the" soft coal Induitry ii -predicted by tho union leaders. STEEL HEAD SEES 0-------------'--------- r HELP IN NEW STRIKE Tolal to illto Objective 5312.00 500.00 CLEVELAND, made by John. Fllzpalrlch. chairman of (be national steel strike committee, as to (he effect of the threatened bituminous coal strike upon the sleel Blrike and labor in genera! wan Issued at steel slrlke headquar- ters here today following Mr. Fllz- palrlck's departure for Chicago. The statement follows: "If Ibe coal strike comes, it will add strength lo Ihc Eleol slriko and to the position of labor throughout 'Ihe coun- try. It will mean labor has accepted. Iho challenge of tho big group of em- ployers r.-ho profiteered during Ihe war nnd who ctill are' proflteorlnk. "In Ins miners' strike a tremendous power is added lo the labor forces struggling to loosen Ihc grip of ruth- ICES proflfeers on-labor and Ihe pub- lic." AccorJing lo latest reports from un- ion hendqnarlcrs Ihc slrlke of the men of Ihe HUsburc; district were standing flrin and steel iiroducllon was far below normal. Company repre- sentatives denied lhat such conditions prevailed and said the mills were op- erating and gaining in manpower dally. MAXIMUM COAL "RICES TO BE HESTORED Oct. of [relums from Ontario, only one day he fuel admin'strallon lo deal with I from rrllish Columbia, anil two daya conditions growing oul of the coal (from all the olher proTincos-. 'hike is nol necessary. Dr. Hurry For Iwo daya Ibe followlni clllca' RECOGNIZES CZECHO-SLOVAKIA ROME, Oct. Vatican rocog- uizcdKthc iieiv repulillc of Czccho-Slo- valiin, it la olficlally declared. Drury Invited to Organize Next Ontario Government KIDDIES WILL HELP THE VIOTOftV LOAN .Managp.r Bfown "of tli6 -Ma- Jcsllc Thcalrc hla reislTcd word from Ihc iiinnaecmcfit uf Iho Winnipeg Kiddles Com- t rnny. offering (lie services ot TOHUNTO, Tlio line >f coiiiniitfiiciifioii lichvcen 'llic I liculcnanl-govcrnori Sir John Ilcndric, and llic United 1'al'in- coalilion was cstab- lislicd lodny niid indicalions pnr- Icnd llic curly railing lo Ihc gov- ernment of Ii. G. Uniry nhd liis Unilcd I''nrincr3 of Onlario-Lnb- or following. The iiinil Induy ID llic U. F. 0. bronglif a missive from Ihc sccrelary 6f llic llcn- lliepo" clover youngBlcrg' to Iho' local Vlclory loan eomralKco during Iholr Ftoy fn Iho clly on Krlday and. Saturday of .j.1 Icnanl-govdnoi week. Mr. nnd Iho United Farmers rf i, f. ft f_, 4 lo slate their willl 1'C- yard lo llic foniialion ot-n gov- miincnl. Drury Goes Home TORONTO, Oct. C. Driiry, loader of tho Untied Farmers ofiOn- Urlo-Iabor coallllon unil Drospccllvo promlor of OnlarEn, left tho provincial CBpKal today for hli farm and his fam- Hy, ncsr .Darrlc, without maUnR an AnnounccTncnl of his soloclloa for Lhp new cabinet, although It had been Inllnialcd that thp men are alrMdy picked. Mr. nrury said the would awslt tho call of Ilcutonanl-Eov- ernor lo Like over Ihc government; He has fur had no communication with Sir John Hcndry, or. any repre- senting Ihd present gorernmenL In rc- gnrd Iq Iho matters. In Inlonlcwa Ihla morning Mr. Drury nFHrmcd the.sUlGmcnl thai Ihc organisation would'h'avd Ibo flnnl la chooslnjt Ib.o jntnlicra oC Iho On- tario cabinet. U was this tlwid Ukcn lalo last night In Iho Untied Farmers of Ontarlo-LJlljor convention cnused tho defection ol Mayor Me- Brldo ot Brentford; member- elect tor South Ilrant. In another slntcment Issued thin morning hy .lames Slmpaon, In behalf of tho other I.abor candidates, successful find oth- erwise, it h that Iho labor group considers thai Mr, Drury was eiMjcJIngly" lair with labor. .Now that the coalition lion to resign nnd the lieutenant- governor to call on A new leader U> form a govornrhcnl, Drury a Consc-riptlonlst Whato'vtr pnrt Iho Military Service Act has played In helping the United Farmers Into politics and thnt part Is eald (o oc n innslilcrablc tho Wilh in First three Days, Many Points Go Over (he Top TOnO.VTO, Oct. totals fw Ihe Dominion Victory Loan up to 11 a.m. lodsy amounted lo Tlisy are divided as follows: llrltlsh Columbia......J Liberia.............. Saskalcliewan Manitoba Ontario............... Quebec Ntu- llrunswick....... 30S.COO I'r.'nce Edward Inland GCOOO Xom Scotia Tho 'above report shows three days' larfield advised (he president's net today, holding lhat Ihe war lime lowers of ITiat body now arc veslcd n Ihe railway administration, v.-blch will have fnll nnthorily to distribute COR! to p.sscnlia] Industries. An executive order'restoring maxi- mum prices for toil will be Issued by President Wilson, probably'today. Of- ficials would net say what maxlmnm been determined upon. COAL MINERS' HEAD ATTACKS WILSON INDIANAPOLIS. Ind.. direct Bll-.ick upon President Wllso'll'i course In Ihc coal slrlke situation ns Ihc "climax of a long series of ol- tempted usurpations of executive power." -was made loday by .lonn Lflwlg. acting president, null the exec- utive board of (he United .Mine Work- era ot America. The p.ttaclc rnmc In ft Ion? telegram lo Secretary of iii; to a message from him deliverer! to Iho conference hero of Fonio four score officials nnd leaders of Ibe union. COAL EN ROUTE IS CONFISCATED WASHINGTON'. Oct. rail- road administration today ordered ths confiscation of nil aial In transit whoro necessary to obtain a reserve supply lo keep Ihc road's In bperalton. In faking over such coal exemptions'rnade. as (ar fis posfllhlrfof Coal dcsllned to certain classes of con- slgncea based on Ihe prlprlly list cstob llshed by the fuel admlhlslrallon. FAMOUS PAINTER DEAD PAniS, Oct. I'iillllppe Holl, paiftter, nnil president of Iho Na- llonal SocMcty of Kinc Arts, died to day. i report: Edmonton Calgary l.cthbridgc Medicine Hat ____ Halifax I..1.... Ontario's splendid returns for Ih9 [Irst llircc days of Uic campaign filled all Iho workers with renewed zeal nnd cnlliusiaam. The grand lotal amounted' ID O'J'J'M, which has called forth Ihe following commendation from the chairman o' Iho Ontario 0. II. Wood: "The province (s doing magnificent- ly, so far having exceeded our fondest expectations. lo midnight last night wa bad B lotal of which la 00 beyond our tmota. for .tho Ih'rei days, based on the total objective ol JZSS.OO'O.OCO. ot Our units have already reached Ihelr full quota special subscripllons, .as follows: Waterloo. 133.13 per cent.; Toronto, 13.1 per. cent.; -Ijimbton, 1Z10I; I'eel, 110 per London, .101.33 per ccnl.) Grcnvlllc, 100 per; ccntl Dundat, Stormnnt and (llcnfarry, 100 per cent.; Dufferln, 100 per cent. "An" Interesting phneo of Ihe, cam tm'gn has been. Ihe be-, Toronto And il.imillon, wllb re- epect lo amounts subscribed, [lam- llton leads wllh as ngaluU CARS SHORT ON QOOSE LAKE LINE CAI.OAIIY. Oct. Illgsln'- botham, secretary of the United farm- ers of Alberta, reports a ahortago .of r'nr's lo h.imlle the grain crop along' llic Goose line of tbi .Yallonal rallwav. Canadled ;