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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 31, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta Put Lethbridge Over the Top in Third Victory Loan Drive-Subscribe Now VOLUME XI1. ALBERTA, -FRIDAY, OCTOBER31, mo NUMUKll 271 GOVERNMENT SERVES INJUNCTION AGAINST MINERS BUT THE STRIKE WILL PROCEED Subscriptions Totiillinp Turned in Making Tolal Now L15THHR1DGE WILL CHASE THE HAT HARD YET News IbaL Medicine Hat ha.L won the fltsl honor HUB captured IrV anj-( city in Western Canadu caused quite n ,iUr tn loi'ul Victory Loan carapaigi] c Irclrs yesicrJay and while cangmUiIiUing Ihc Hal- ters, rhairmRn, Harris declare J ihit Lbe locnl drive would be un- dertaken -iTlth redoubled force in nn effort to enttih un. LwiU year Lethbrldye and Medicine Hal ran a, great race. Letlibralfic nl Ihc nag first, but tlic 'I la t mil on Llie .number of crowns in (ho last day. This year the I.elliljriilRC com- intUcc h driving through. and '-while llie uolnp is harder Minti In either of Ihc I wo yzjsL rampaigiiF, the captains arc enthusiastic and llielr helperj arc worhlnfr An 'aver-Ago at aljoul, a day ft. ma In tallied. -TliurftJay was the _ best. da> ThG-fiiibEcrlption" list "hbvr Lloyd George Gets Record Vote of Confidence, 405-50 LONDON, Oct oovernment secured a vote of confidence In the house of commons tonight on Its financial policy by an overwhelm- ing majority of 355. An amendment to the government, financial resolution moved by J- R. Glynei, laborlte, and former food controller, was rejected, 405 to SO, and the government reiolution, expressing confidence In the government and stating thai there had not undue expenditure under the clrcunv atancfli was unanlmouily adopted, Will TO Restrain Union Officials From Conducting Big Strike HEARST TO QUIT SAT. TORONTO, Oct. Wil- liam Hearst stated this evening that his ministry wouM tender their resignations ta Sir John Hendrie, lieu ten an I-govern or, on Saturday. "There be no Jockeying to hol'd declared Sir Wil- liam. He made it clear that he and his colleagues were preparing to evacuale the parliament build- ings immediately to make for the incoming United Farmers- Labor government. Hon. Dr. Gody, minister of edu- cation, has'announced that he will not remain In the ministry of education under any circum- stances.. Dr. Cody ready .to quit now. He has no dctire to continue as minister. >PreVIoUily': reported "Th'ursday.V- results Four day lutal The number oC applications now stands at 20S. Lit lie work has ycl been done In the country, but next .week will sec the drive there properly slak- ed and good results are cipectcd. Expectations that a 'couple of largo subscriptions ivlll shortly M received which will rut Lctb- brtdRC ivfthin easy striking dis- lance of Ihc flag, aro ralortatncd by Chairman Harris and his team captains, aid everyone is confid- ent lhat Lolhbridgc will go over tbc Lop with n rush. Flf4LANDER FINED, HAD BANNED LITERATURE PORT AHTJIUH, OnL. Orl. ,1J.--- Karl OLIO of the flvc orc found sulILy at the assizes of hav- Injj prohibited lllcmturo, waa fined at Ihc opening of court this morning. It Is hlntot] (he other four will plead gulliy. AUSTRALIAN BONUS TO BE GIVEN SOLDIERS MtiLBOURNE, Oct. (Reutcr'sJ -Tho Herald states lhat Ihc federal tovcrniuent has made several important concessions lo relurncl sold- iers, including tbose Austral- ians who joined the Imperial forces. Tlioae who will havo returned to this country before next June will be granled lor each year ol service over- seas, bui only iC they did not hold commissions. Allowances payable lo dependents resident In Jlritaln will be dated back lu January, 1SI5, insteadoC from August, Herald Relief Fund One more day to go and the Re- lief Fund Is qulle a lonp way from going over (he lop. Ttie response however, has'- been very nncour- Saturday To Oate Ihc [und Ins collected 537D. That leaves to e.-J- Twouly at S3 each will do it. Thirteen subscriptions each .will (lo-'H quicker. If you doubt about tbe need of thi3 money just call uj> Mrs. J, F. Simpson or Mrs. Arthur Conspiracy to Violate Food and Fuel Control Act Will Be j Prepared to Take Drastic Ac- lion to Prevent Miners From Blocking Fuel Miners Will Go Out at Midnight- Men Appear United in Drastic Step. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Oct. temporary injunc- jtion obtained here Loday by the government can not avert strike of bituminous coal miners set for midnight tonight, .according to John L. Lewis, acting president of the Mine Workers ol America. Lewis' pronouncement came i shortly after he had been served with a writ stopping strike [activities at union headquarters here, Leth.- tbis Political Drive Throughout Branches of Manitoba Grain Growers Stirs Them up WINNIPEG, Oct. tions declaring that direct politi- cal action !s urgently nectsiiry have been, by .many local branches of the Grain Growers' Aiaoclation as" a reiult of the ''political drive'' started A fortnight ago In ManitooR. VV. J. secretary of the, associa- tion, announces that in responea lo a request'from, the, central of- fice of the aisoclation as to inde- pendent action ?n support of the principfes of the platform of the Canadian Councij of, Agri- culture locals all over the province have formulated their position and expressed.them In stalenienta sent In during the last 10 dayc. Drury Will Pick Cabinet While Following Plough TORONTO, Oct. 31. While Premier-prospective Erneal C- Drury, leader of the Farmer-Labor coilillon, foday fa turning up the furrows on hla Slmcoe county farm and at ttie same lime turning over In his mind the possibiFitlei for liis. cabinet, the reporter! atre At the parliament build- inns (or. the official Intimation that Sir WIHIam Meant" hja hand- ed In his resignation and that of the members of ME cabinet to the lieutenant-governor and recom- mended that Mr, Drury he called upon to form a ntvf government. Sir William Hearst that this would be done today lomor- row, Before Mr, Drury left the city veiterday for his farm, he tofd ome of friends that coufd Ihlnk belter when plowing." It WAI alio concetftd Ihst he had not definitely choton his future cotleagucB, The Inference Is that he doing ao while about his chorco at the fnrm. He has left alt his political ad- visors In Toronto and 'prom- fied to return on Monday with his mind practically made up in re- gard to the cabinet, In other repficcte there are no changes In the liluatlon. The Liberals will Mold a meeting over Ihe week-end and (he soldier mem- hers, Irrespective of party affilia- tion, will mett on Monday to dis- CUIG their policy in rcQzrrf lo re- .Drurv Not AnK-Conscriplion TOHOM'O, Off. .rJo.-T j-t-r eonnl Irlend of K. d'Annunzio in Favor Since Fail- ure of fiMoni's Premier. Changes Too LONDON, OcL cir- cles here arc deeply disturbed over ato developments with respect lo Fiunio. Private advices from Italy say that public opinion 1ms veered sharply In favor oC D'AnmmzIo since Ihe failure of Tittonl's proposals, 'it Is felt lhat tha only solution Ites-In Lhe league of nations, Premier Changes Too ROME, Oct. Iho midst .ol parllamenlnry election campaign, Sig- ner tho Italian premier, has come out boldly In a, letter lo his con- stituents for an Italian Flume. He asserts lhat the town which, has Leen seized and Is hold by Gnbriclc d'AnnunzIo "must not be abandoned to nn uncertain and declares llial the Italian government, having re affirmed the Ilalianity of Flume, "is employing every means lo dctcnd it ngalnst all Great faith Is placed by Slgnor Xllli In the league of rations, but ho de- clares lhat In order Ihnt It may bo successful, Italy should not havo her- honor Irreparably wounded by being asked, lo cede tho disputed territory on Iho Adriatic. subsci n. "result, and instead of bridge will subscribe Hememijer, the fund closes Sat- urday evening at sii o'clock and afford to Tail. Previously aefcuoTrledged. A. Buc.hahaa, M.P. Cant. DcitooH-...........' CO H. C. MiJFarland......... MrF.'C.'lV Jaiiiiesoii 5.00 '-TJrs. ]J. Gras- "sy Lafcc ..-.H, SOD F. 0. Hyde ...J........'.. 5.00 R S. JucltBOn............ 5.00 C. S. W. D, King............ 5.00 i WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 restraining the [officers of the United Mine Workers of America from con- I spiring [p violate the Food and Fuel Contol Act will be sought iby the government today at Indianapolis, it was said at thc White House. Advnncing Toward Moscow- Move Now To Have Finns Join Anti-Reds NEGOTIATIONS NOW BEING CARRIED ON HELSINGFORS. Oct. report roiu Russian sources received here ay.s (Jen. Denlklno has recaptured >rel Iroiii ilie Bolshevik! and la ad- ncuig toward Moscow. Gatchlfia Still Antl-Red Oct. 'ilia morn- g there waa no confirmallon of Hie reported of Total to date INJUNCTION-AGAINST STRIKE CHANTED IXDIAXAI'OUS, Ind., Ocl. SI. A temporary. Injunction restraining ah strike I'cliri.lles ol ttie United Mine j Workers o[ America wns Issued in tbo federal. district courl here today'on ap- plication of Lhf mcnl. Judge iX B. Anderson signed [lie order on the showing sot forlL B. allorriey-gen: oral, thai a'national disaster was im- pending-and on iho brdart general grounds that Lhe government has Iho right tc c'Icrcd [is laws and protect ILs people from calamity. The hearing on tho order was set tor Nov-.S. Tho order enjoins the officials from starling or encouraging llie strike on Ihe broad General grounds thnt a dls asler threatens' Iho country TolnJ for Dominion is 300 Which is Ahead of 1913 Oct. Dominion workers for the Victory loan are still forging ahead-and Ihc total amount subscriber Either of plans of iction by [he government jirgseiiL' themselves. Under the Lever Act. niakes it a crimo for two or more persons to agree to limit Lhe production of neces- sities o[ lire, uuion leaders might be arrested in'an" effort, lo prevent thcni troni carrying out strto plans or. ail injunction to reslratii ilie.miners' bfli- cials from 'conducting'lac strike'inlgnl he asked. MINERS PREPARED......... TO GO ON STRIKE Early today messages began- pc-ur ins into ioleinnlioiial hoadqiiarlcrs'of Ihc United Mine Workers ot iAiriorica. here Lrorn bituminous coal mlulnft dis- Lrlcls throughout the country, declar- ing that tha miners were prepared tor Ihc walkout tonlghl anil expressing j continence lhat Lhe Industry would he and thel slrlKe Ihc transportation iclore syslcma of the nation morning Linon heads slated that In lo Ilio view of the iccr Ihe report Is unfounded. of- Varlous GOVERNMENT'S RIGHT JO PROTECT PEOPLE In presenting the petition, the judge mado it clear thai the rase will not involve Lhe general right of workmen to organize or quit .work. He aaid It would have no hearing on other in- dustries and "merely involves Ihe right of labor during tlic war to.re- many districts Ihe strike really wouu T cromUe nmdc n 138410 become effective late this afternoon CBrrJ oul a m lss4 "J as a large, pcrccnlasc of tho mines do nol work night shirts. MAXIMUM COAL PRICES FIXED Oct. ciocu- tlvo order fixing maximum prices for bituminous coal was signed today by President Wilson. Prices of anlhrac- strict or destroy the supply of food and (uo'L" i Ho arc not aficcted. ho. ndded, "on the broad Thc maximum prices arc fixerf general powers of Lhu gorcrnmrnt lo- states and for prepared sizes ranged enforce Its laws and lo protect iLs from R ncl al thc mlno to by received berc Indicate Lhat .here has been severe ItghLing In tbe neighborhood of Gatcblna. The Lettish press bureau ftt Copcn- hngen tinuounces tbat the Lettish pre- mier, VJamnls, and Foreign Minister MierovUz have Jolaed tbe army' as. volunteers. Aak Finns to Help HELSIKGFORS, Oct. dinary pressure la being brought- to. bear to Induce Finland lo join in the aLLack of Ihc anti-IJolshcvlk forces, on- iVtrograd. 'C. G. liead'ol the goverii- rnent of northwest Ilussia, in Helsingfors from Ileval on a Br3L-_ tsli destroyer to.enter Into direct" ne-" gollationa for R'nnish Inlervention. N. Ve'nnola, prime minister, of Finland, anmttled to the correspondent today lhat ncgotlallona Trcrc in progress, bnt said be liad not received, official-pru- jiosals. M. Vonnola dcclnred tbat Finland might Intervene, jiroviiletl her rlgliLs and those of the Finnish tribes in Karolca to a el f-de term [nation, as de- fined by President AVI I son, are recog- nized by Huaala, ivhicli nlso must Petclicnga "Lo Finland, the en- tente to guarantee tbc stipulation and to bear tbo L-osL of tbe fighting. Decline Blockade Plan Oct. German gor- crnmcnL's note lo tbe entente declin- ing to participate in the blockade of soviet Russia naks tbat tbo blockade be completely raised and IhaL all Ger- man ships held in Baltic harbors bo restored lo their owners. people against disaster." JZ.60. NEW GERMAN IMS iclocl of Onlirio, fxplalnlnf Mr Dmry's ToslLlon In retard to conscrlii lion; Aald: "Wlieu Mr. Drury oppontil Col. J A. Curry In North Slmcoa In 1D17, WBE the nomfnec of Ihe Ldhor party n that riding. Col; Currle bftlnp the pilling member nnd a ivas ffiTen, as a mnUer of couree, tho Union government endoraallon. Drury, without his consent Bud, In deed, contrary lo wta In eluded In (he list of Uheral candl- endowed by Sir Wilfrid Dut 3lr. Drury was In no way an anil- At Collingwood, on Oct. 23, ho Bald he could not follow If he opposed llie Military Service Act or 1C ho proposed to aban- din Ihc Canadian at Iho front "Hjs stalcmcnl at that Iftno eland whore 1 nlwaya stand, an fndcpendenl candldala pledger! la work for necessary reforms and do whateTer I can Lo bring Ihe war 10 a ipeedy and succeaslul end.'" Rift In Labor Lute TORONTO, Ocl. Tlierc iras some feeling expressed at Ihe Temple this morning lhat Ihe farm- ers had put it nil over labor. One group suggested' Ihe formallon of A trades union parlr, to no members should bo admlLled who dCd not aubacrlbe to Its policy. That pol- icy however, still In the uiO'Jtlfl. Wllh regard (o Ihc -rift In the 'labor BIORI.IX, Thursday, Ocl. Boclalcd nnlloiial ns- Relnbly lodny passed Iho llilrd rcart- Ing of Ihc budget and adlourrfed unill Nov. 20. M.illllas ?kzbcrger, minister at fi- nance, said now laxcs ivcre cxpeclcd to yield mnrXs. A3 the Interest on Iho nnlionnl debt would bo marts, llc-rr ger hlg OBllmatc ol Ihc 'revenue of 131D had previously been cov- ered. He added thnt Ihe nnllonal rltlil atnonnlcil to irnnrkg and hy Ihc end of March, 1020. It prob- ably would iisgrcgalo marks. FISHING CO. DIVIDEND Ocl. Co lonibls Fishing has declared Us regu- lar quarterly dividend of per cenL payablo Nov. 21, lo liolders on record DOYXJLLED WHILE HUNTING Ocl. Under Iho order Iho uuion officials REPUBLICAN LEADERS aro commanded lo withdraw strike TO BACK GOVERNMENT WASHINGTON', Oct. 1-Republican Ica'dors of the houso today agreed to gins, chairman of Hip Dominion bnsi- reports have been received at DomliT-iion funtls na bcnodts." emergency." Ion ncadciuarters. The order was' dtrcrted against British 500 Frank G. Hayes, tho Incapacitated president of the union ;John lj, Lewis, WOULD-BE KIDNAPPERS OF EDSEL FORD ARE. GIVEN JAIU TERMS TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. Four men held In connection with tha alleged plot to kidnap and hold for ransom Edsel Ford7 ion oT Henry Ford, Detroit auto manu- facturer, were sentenced In court yesterday to three 'months In city workhouse. Alberta Saskatchewan Ontario...... Quebec New Prunawlck Nova firolla I'rlncc Kdward Island SS3.B5C Onlarlo.has reported for four days, while Nova Ecolla has only two da, 3' retiima.ln the above figures. All tho rest of the provinces havo Ihrco days' rcfuraa nbovc.' MONGOLIANS DO NOT WANT AUTONOMY Friday, Ocl. Chinese government haa received a (llsp.ilcli from Chen Yul, Chinese am- bassador al Urgg, capital of Oulcr Mongolia, reporling Iho receipt of a pellllon signed hy the captains of Hie Mdjigollan llanncrs. They eiprcsa Ihe wish lo cancel autonomy and re- Itlrn lo thu protection of Lhe Cbinesc governmenl. The governmenl haa sent a lo Chen Yul accept- ing Iho offer. GERMAN SPY, HORN, GETS 10 YEARS IN PEN Ralph Hogg, ami v .Kenneth Mac.Litckle, ol narrlng, went i- that Is. (he feeling bclween .Mayor aharoso Island for llitv ot McJJride, of llranlforil. ami James I shool'ng siinlrrcls and Tho two S'mp'soii. there 'n some conflict of] former bad llielr rifles willi Iliem plnkm. Home labor men liilnk Iho accldcntly dlschargeil lil.i rlfln itranlfdnl tnnn In looking for n wliilc olhnra Hilnk tlio and Hogg, who was about six feel ahead of him, received Ihc full charge of sliol in his died lie' FREDEfllCSTOtf, N. D., OcL the flcr- rnan whn attempted lo dsslroy tho St. Croii 'bridge by dyna. inltlng II on Feb. 1315 W.1S this morning sentenced to 10 years In tho pcnllenllary by Mr. Justice Harry. Green, sec- relary-tre.isurci T, anf all other of Lho' organlzallon. -It took effect when Issued and will conllnue [a force until alter tho formal hearing. INJUNCTION IS SERVED TOO. LATE COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. John Moore, president of tho United nine Workers of Ohio, upon learning lhat Lho minera' union had bcea enjoined Irom striking tomorrow, declared lhat hundreds of Ohio miners could nol he notified In lime to prevent Ihcm from slrlXIng at midnight tonight. "Wo have no official notice of Ihe Injunction and If wo did, II would be Impossible to notify Ihn 40.000 coal Opposition Will Fight G.T.R.BillAlltheWay Prorogation Delayed OTTAWA, tloubla arc expressed as lo Ib.e ability of the commons lo dispose of :ho Lhlrd read- ing of the Grand Trunk bill al today's miners In said rrcsldonl .Moor- i sltllnE bonze. 11 Is understood Many of Lho miners will read of the'tnat several nmcndmenls moved by Ihu opposition In tho commons ngain will be moved and the house formally dlrlde on cnch. Owing lo Iho llkell- hoed of there being several many members aro unable lo leave any Injunction In the newspapers, he said, but other thousands will not see a newspaper for several days. FEDERAL COURT ACTION POSSIBLE Ocl. lhclr nomes Tor the week-end as more than bituminous coal J Inleadcfl.- Should third reading minera scheduled lo go on strike, at! not-be reached ll will bo Tuesday be- 12 o'clocl: lonleht, (tdcral court dC'J'oro lion by the rTovcrnmcnl al Indtanaiio- reaches Iho senate, but [tirce sittings In Iho upper to prevent the erfccUvcneeB of the house. It ifl Ihought thai the measure Intend td loomed ag a blllty I6day. C, ti. Ames, asslalant at- tits posed uf lu three al of tbe United Slates, ar- 1 In .the. meantime, the Commons will rived fa Indianapolis Ihlrt morning as j proceed with Ihn coiisidcradon.of the rcpresentallve ot Attorhcy-Gcacral prohibition' legislation ami tho report Palmer. I ftf Ibc jpcflal committee which rieall 1 A conference that lasted until after; with the inalter of soldiers' civil re- was held by federal cfala nlghl, but a( Us close par- (Iclpants declined lo discuss tbo pro- ceedlnRi' Neither would glvo a hint as (o conrsc he followed nn effort lo uodDlcrcicl the effect of the alrlko _ C3tablf3hment, which has not ret been jircsenlcd lo tho house, nllhough.the findings of the committee .have been mado public. It la understood thai no move, Tina been mide by Iho Eorcrnmenl-Fis yet _ ___ to fij] Iho flcnaio racaocles before the hia scat early In 1hc ueit 3rand Trunk bill Is lafcen up be Ihtj and Ihla la not likely lo bo ilone If a majority can bo otherwise secured. As a mailer of fact Iho bill Is more likely lo be amended than otherwise. One amendment would flx the value lo bo placed on the Grand Trunk a'ocX lo be negotiated, Prorogation Date Doubtful Tho incrnbcra ore hopeful but not overly confident that prorogation may bo reached not later than a week from Saturday. Whllo much depends upon iho length ottho-diacusslons ID the common3'on the prohibition bill and, the report on the soldiers' bill, the (enato amendments to the Grand. Tjunk WJJ, vblch fho gOTe'irmcut. could not accept might be tho cftuac of prolongatfon of tho session'for more. than another Rome-' of tho members elected lo fill vacancies In the hojmc will lake their sc.its next Eincst Mpolnlt, newly elected lead- er In Quebec, Is expected to lake Ms seal on Monday and J. W. Kennedy, Ihft t'nltcd. Farmer mcmbtr-olcct.from.'. Olcngnrry, should also-be abVaHo. la V4 ;