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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME xn. LKTHHH1DGK. ALBERTA. THUnSDAY, SKI'TIC-MIUM 11, 1U19 NUMDEIl 229 PREMIER STEWART SAYS "GO" ON IRRIGATION PROJECTS PLANNED IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA IN GRIP WE Hundreds of Itcds Being Killed High nnd Misery Prevails Supports Soldiers' Plea v ff Ontario Government Speaks Up Hon. Mr. Provincial Treasurer, Says it is Not Impossible to Reach Solution Satisfactory Both to Returned Men and the Government. EFFORTS BEING MADE TO FORM NEW CABINET YIEN'NA, Sept. from Tarloiia jiartg of Hungary say Ihr.t "white" terrorism coiulnucs unchcr.K- eil, Persons suspected of communis- tic a (Til I aliens arc lie ing arrested and Imprisoned under Urulnl conditions. Ono Vienna paper says thai fully SOO persons arc now In Iho Need Not Be One Minute's Delay In Commencing Construction, He Informs Committee In Interview "Budapest jails awaiting trial and that afiveral H says tlial Hs correspondents Lave been liireElcd and put. in prison for atltmjillnE to telephone messages lo Vienna. The Rumanians arc still cierciBlns censorial control over all communica- tions. May Form New Ministry BASEL, Sept. Garami, former Hungarian minister of com- merce, has been in Switzerland, lias arrived at ivlth the ob- jcrl ol negotiating with Ihc bour- geoisie poiniciaoa In the hope of form- ing a ministry, which will include Slcphan Fried r Jcli, the present prem- ier, nnd which may bo recognized liy the entente powers, according lo nd- vlccs from the'Hungarian capital. Advices stale that the prices of foodstuffs, whlcli fell sharply "after the occupation ol Ihc city by the, Tlu- are again very high and that much.'misery prevails In Iludflpest. Rumania Denies It PARIS, Sert. teDdIiJSL..lo Indicate that TlnmanTa was negotiating iS'r'li'Separate peace "with Hungary worn categorically denied hr ilift. Ku inn it Inn .press bureau here. One of'lho'.rcporLe, Vr'tiG that a Hungarian. mission had arrived at Budapest lo open separate peace negotiations. WALKCRTON, Ont., Sept. Ontario government has ranged itself behind the returned soldiers Tn their request to the Dominion gov- ernment for an increased gratuity. Hon. Mr. McGarry stated the case clearly yesterday afternoon In addressing the convention of South Bruce Liberal-Conservation Association held in the town hall. The provincial treasurer, who spoke following the unanimous nomina- tion of W. D. Cargill, of Cargill, the silting member, whose name was the only one placed before the convention, declared that the situation pre- sented by the request of thi men v.'as not one thai could not fae'mel. "I am he said, ''that we are all anxious to do everything In our power to shov; the returned men that we appreciate their great accomplishments In lhe' world war. f do not believe it is impossible to reach a solution which will be satisfactory both lo the returned men nnd the government. We owe it to these men to be considerate with their requests." Sydney Veterans Speak (rarily to refuse lhe commission rz- ._ _ _ _. ljy Dominion command oi the Great Veterans' Association, he It resolved, that we, the Sydney branch of the Great War Veterans' Association, demand1 that, the govern- ment reconsider hs decision will] re- gard TO this commission and Ink1? such immediate steps as may necessary lo have a commission ;ip- pointed. Raymond Wheat Yields 56 Bus; Was Irrigated KILLED IN WIN "Go Ahead With All Your Schemes, This Government Will Not Hold You Was His Answer lo Request [or Sln.lncd-Pasriblc A- All D t fvff D D i I .Strike Hay roints ot Uillcrcncc Between Provincial and Dominion Governments Now Rapidly Being Cleared Up. lie Called I I SYDNEY. X. S., Sept. Syd- ncy war veterans yesterday sent a draslicallv worded l been murdered in prison. rclallyc grant, a royal commission lo consider a further cosh grant. The resolution, in part, la as follows: "Whereas the premier ol Canada, Sir Hubert Uordcn, on behalf of tho government, has seen fit arbi- Direct Action Upheld At Glasgow Congress By Close Vote Big Conference Representing Nearly 5.000.-, 000 Workers Turns Dow Proposal Not to Use Strike Weapon for Political Biggest Issue Before the Conference. [.Special to'Ihc IlcrJJ.i RAYMOND, Ucpf. v y. Anderson, one ot Iliymond's scientific reports a very pheuoininnl yield of wheat from irrijale'd land. Mr. And- trson jutt liniibcd a. stiiall field of Ilcd Ilobs wheat tliat virEiJECd rilty-Eix bushels lo the machine measure. This was on irrleatcsl InriJ, of and on Ills dry Mr. Anderson raiECd aljout ton bushels to the nerc. The differ- CJLCE is nnd furnishes iinutUur compelling aigument for irrisation. Threshing is pro- v tfreSEing favorably in ilie Hay- inonil district wilb ideal cr prevailing. Meldrum brothers just finished threshing a tu'ous- v and bnsLels Trdm a quarter ECC- v lion. The crop" Is yielding from -I- five to ton bushels on an aver- age. v j OUTLOOK NOW BRIGHT THAT CONSTRUCTION WILL'START ON LETHBRIDGE NORTHERN IN SPRING A. r. OK L. CALLS FOR VOTE BOSTON UNIONS Premier Slewnrl lo all intents cordiiiij lo Premier I nnd {imposes snid "On" on Hie. limp you arc rciidy lo gallon extension in Southern [begin work on ncln.nl construe-1 Allicrln on Wednesday nflcr-jlion, :ill points of difference noon, during un interview lie- hvccn this government and Ol-j Iwecn llic and members will have been cleared up." of the provincial cabinet and llic I Helping special foiiuuillcc appointed alj Hie iii'iiiunl coiivenlion of tin GLASGO.tV, By a comparatively close vote Ihe trades union congress. session here today voted down a resolution declaring ajilnst direct action. The vote was against the.. rtiolullori and In-lts favor. 'Tha voti was on Ihs resolution of Thomas. Shaw, a labor member of the house of commons, reading: "The congress .declares against the principle of Industrial action In purely political matters." Discussion fltlie government will lie Louml cvnn- 'GLASGOW, Sept. union at trades today's Eesslon, after three hours' debate on the sub- jjcct ot direct ncdon bv labor lo cn- Torcc Its iiollllcal demands, choked ofi further discussion ot Uie anbjoct by adopting Ihc iircvioua by n small majority..; Behind MlnersT Demands I LONDON, Sept. labor cor.- gross is providing that tho labor i movement Is behind the inin- Decision Handed Down Late on Fixed at SSOOO Each WINNIPEG, Sept. 20 days' imprisonment the eight strike leaders, who havo been held.in. the provincial jail pend- ing their trial on charges of EC- ditious conspiracy, at p.m. today, judges' chambers, granted ball. Chief Justice Math- er, who together with Fr. Jus- tices Mac Donald nnd Melcalfe heard the arguments of counsel, read the decision of the court. Bail was granted In the sum of each and two sureties of J2.000 each. The 'court In its Judgment said that It had not been proven that the accused would not appear to stand their trial and therefore no grounds for not mining the accused to be 'at large.- I trs' dcmanil for nationalization, indi- cating sllff fisnt with labor will con- front tlio government when parlia- ment rc-assomblea in October. The rado unloa leaders Intent! to Inauglir- a big campaign throughout the country preaching nationalization. James Henry Tuomas, general sec- retary ot tho National Union ol Hall- waymcn, nnd labor member of parlia- ment, thlnka that lie premier will still refuse Ills consent lo lion of Iho coal mines. Oilier trade unions are confined lo the opinion lhat small majorily. tually to yield, because, unlike the question of direct action, ivhicti is strongly opposed by all the moderate or tho country, the national ation of public services lias very strong popular support nutl the gov- ernment liy resisting the. demand !o nationalize mines is credited willi doiiiK so in capitalslic interests. Mafty labor leaders believe thai nat- ionalization will prove the' rock on which coalition will- spit and ngain cause an election. Increasing evidence ol the continued rise in prices oT fooil commodities, Ihc fooil minister today fixed the price of milk for the winter considerably high- er than the prices obtaining last year. Tho opinion in London today is mainly that Ihc vote at Tuesday's ses- sion at Glasgow was >nlcndcil onlv to censure the procedure of Ihe parliii- mcnlary commiltco and that the con- gress will on Kriflay voto against dir- ect aclton, though possibly only by a iii-ir i i 1 Document Will Be Presented to Western Canada Irrigation As- sociation coiivenlion al Medicine Hal lo carry llic for irri- gation aid lo Ihc governments al F.dnionlcm and Ottawa. Word lo this effect con- veyed lo the Herald by long dis- tance telephone from Edmonton [his forenoon, the Herald's infor- mant being S. .1. Shepherd, one of Ihc. members of the special committee. Sir. Shepherd was greally pleased over the outcome of Ilic-intcnic'w, and declared that any delay in gelling work slnrlcd on ihc Lclhbritlgc "Nor- BOSTON, Mass.. Sept. death today or a young, believed tc be Miss Margaret Walsh, brought the number of last night's riot victims lo four. The young woman was snot during the disturbance ft Lhe soulh Boston district, where slate guard troops fired into a men were Killed al Ihc aainc lime. May be Statewide strike i BOSTON. Mass.. Sept. I be premier said thai his guv- ,laj. 0[ lhe policc sfrike cnimcnl was in almost communicatioii wiih on casually list ofjlhrco persons killed and nearly a score. Including four ivomen. injured, as a result o[ 1J r the rity last nigbt. Tlie inilltla forces, number, Tvere under orders lawful to lhe of dift'crencc are being nltuckcd with Ibe (lelerniinalion on both sides that nothing shall be which they were provided, ii cd to holdup Hie extension of Tho siKlil of well-armed soldiers llTlgallOll for which llic farmers] anil cavalrymen on lhe streets gave of Southern Alherla are so in- sislcnl. Mr. Shepherd declares Hint Ihc premier ami the whole cabinet are cnlirely sympalhelic Hie irrigation proposals. Wll liring About a Dclicnlc Sil- Hiilion Hut Urilaln Will Win Oul LONDON', Sept. Great IJri- fain Intturis 10' upon 2.2JO.OOO Ions o( llic Ions Uorman slilpplng (0 be divided among the allies hy (he reparation committee atltr Ilio ralll'oallon of lhe peace Ireftly, la the Btalcnicnl inndn .1.0 Lho Ually Mnll by an official o( Ilia mln- Wry of slipping. ,11 wan ndilcil Hint Iho nldiatlon was crillcnl nntl rtcllcalc. Kcvc-rllicTcsa 1m t-onflrlcnl Ihnl OrcaL lirlla'n-voiiTil olilaln approil- she (leiimnikd. OMSK, Sept. tele graphic reign ot terror has been In- the city 3Tid gov- crnmont ol Th'a, nccortllng to Ihc In- itclligcncc office of tho general slal' of the Siberian army. Many priests have hceli executed, .sumo of [hem being slain 1n the cr.urctic.i sen'Irxia. The IlolshiV vlkl arc atao persecuting Iho Mussel man priests, Bolshevik Success LONDON, Sept. Holshevlk wireless from Moscow to [day clRlma Iho capture of 000 iirlsonera from Admiral Kol chak's forces In the reg-j I6n of Akljublnsk and Orsk, soullmrn1 U Is Ihe surrender I of tho remainder of Kolchah'a atfulh cm nrmy Is expected. Ihc pence treaty with Bulgaria to the Bulgarian pence nnsEoin on Saturday, 13. Monlenerjrins Prolesf PARIS. Sept. The royal govern- ment of Montenegro lias sent n pro- lost to Hie peace conference because tier representatives were not permit- ted (o sign Hie Austrian treaty. the allied and associated pow- ers filled the treaty wUh Austria, even thofc which iliil not spill a drop of bloort." Jho protest says. "Tho rpynl government of Monlcnegro pro- thsts with Hie utmost energy against the altitude of the pence, conference nnd nsfcs the governments of the preat powers lo rniorvane to 1'ic end Ihnt such n flagrant violation of the honor ami rights of Montenegro may be terminated." Note to Germany I'AHIS. Sepl. AL Ihl? mornins'r Rcsstou of lhe supreme eounc-II of the peace conference, the terms of Ilicrn and oilier projects would be caused at llu> end rather than in Edmonton.' Premier Slcwaii and all llic icmhcrs of (he cabinet Ihc exception of Hon. A. C. Mc- Kay prcscnl al the inler-jiu gelling action." view. The delegation from Ihc Business men in Ihc city lo a sense ol securily today. Possibility that lhe situation would develop Into a. general strike as the result.of the action of Hie slate branch of Hie Amer- ican Federation of. Labor In ordering a fiympalhetlc strike role Ibe Bos- loll unions was dlscuEac-d, on all sideii. Carmen, firenieii, iclephona workers and several other org'aniia- f Itlons'liad ulready.offered Iheir sun- It IS now .the. Leth-iport.to Ilio polite UiroiiBli..iieIegalci. 'to lhe ceulnil comroiltce. Policeman Shot liard D. Keemts, a striking riolic'e- I man. was shot and dnngerously woiind- fad.llils morning. .Al the hospitalMie Push Northern Project bridge Noi-llicni; iuptisli nlicrid It said ilr. Shepherd. "They' ai llic pioneers in this new move t said lliat he liad been shot by I'oticii men I, and by solving then- Iron- jsergl. jDhn n. McDonald, hies tllCV will point the wav lol10 Lhe sereeant. the shol was fired by Abraham Knrp, a storekeeper in all oilier projects so that mere need he Ihe least possible delay sotilli composed of Nelson Spencer, SI. L. A., clmirninn, S. J. Shepherd, F. S. Lcfi'ingwcll, George and President Wootl of the U. F. A. Major Katoii of Coronalion vvns nlso present nnd urged the case for Hurry All Schemes "Tlie premier told said Mi1. Shepherd to Hie Herald, "lo fio ahead with all the schemes now under contemplation, nnd [IUU1.L: IIJLILULLIJI.I 1110 IUIIH3 Ul LilC I 1 I I 1 1 IIOIG io he scm lo-iiermnr.j- concern- j government would iiol lioltl o( Arl-cle Cl of H0 us WC llliljlil rosl sttlutiun rchllnc lo HID- suppression o FERNIE FIRE DAMAGE (Frfm Our Own FHRNIF1, C., ScpL. start-cd about nine o'clock this morn- Ing In tlio drygopds and cloihlns sioro occupied Kofoury Ilmhlad Com- oil Victoria nvoniic. The fire dc- pBTlment was prdmplly on the groun-1 .ind In ii very short tli'no lind It fonlroL Tho llro was Oonflnctl lo the nljqnl of iitock (here was ba damngctl. Secretary H. A. Suygilt of the Coal dale fair beard announced this morning that Capt, Fred WtCallr D.S.O., would deffnllcly be pres- ent At the fair on Tuesday and Wednctday of next weekr nnd give a of the hair-rais- ing acrobatics which thrilled thou- sands at the. Calgary exhibition this summer, McCall can do all the tricks known to air- men, and his Glunte promise to draw Ihousands of visitors to the Coaldale exhibition. In .iddltlon to his dally round of circus f tying Capt, McCall will be ready to take up passengers at the regular cchcduTc of rates. Iho German" cons Austrian reiireeenlalton In the Ger- man parliament, were decided upon. The Allied note, which Is In reply to the recent German answer to the original allied nUimatum, will be communicated to (ho Ucnnan peace (lelcgallon at thla evening. It will he inatlc public later. Arlhnr J. Halfonr, Ihc Hrittsh for- i olgn secrclarj', allendcd tho session (for UIR last lime as a mcmher of the rounclK .Andrew lionnr Lnw or Vlr- count MUnor, of Iho Hrillsh pence rlclc- B-ilion, will replace him on tho coun- cil, YUlorlo Rchhlnla reprcEcnted Italy In place of Yittoiilo, who-leavea for Home this afternoon. I'rcinlov t'lcmcnccau prcstilcd over the R'TOTS IN rilJME Sept. Unconflrmtrt received In responsible qnnr- Ir-.ra lirro tell ot rlollng In tjjl'.vccn lUlmii nuil Jngo-Slav Thf, Rlllcs were compclltd la ,tnlcTi'cnr, Tho rioting Is toiillnuhig, wos added. Tcsthen Settfement Plan PARIS. Efciih A.plati for INc of every aid. "Nol one shovelful of dirl need be dcliiycd in iic- whom Ihc Herald conveyed Ihc good news from lidin >nlon iverc liiylily elated over the new Itirn of nlYaii's. They arc dcler- inmed thai'they will do nil in llicir power lo help along Ihc preliminary work so llinl aclual conslrticlion may be 'slnrlcd al Ihc carlicsl moinenl. Move Dirt Next Spring 11 is considered highly prob- able now ihnL dilch conslrutlioa on Ihc Lclhln-klgc Northern will slarl spring as all Ihc surveys arc completed aiul.l.hc cleclions creeling llic dislricl will be held week from Salur- tlic sou'J) cud, who explained Ihoughl someone' was atlc'tiiplln'g break Into Ins shop, and. going on! to Investigate, saw Tleemts' rushing pto- him antl fired. Karp w.is ar- rested. Arthur D. Shea, a striking police-' man, and the alleged conipaDion of llecnils, was arrested chnrged ivith robbery. Gen! Parker cat under way an in-' vcitigatioii" of the 'shooting .in Uie south Poaton district, in' which two persons'were tilled and in- jured. Establish Naval Guard Sept. Secretary nooscvclt today instructed the commandant uf the Doaion navy yard (o eslahn'sh a naval provost during tha strike. The guard will be chargcrt with teeptag order Ennoiij; naval personnel, hut will not li.xy- any police nutliorily as far as civilian.! are concerned. Another Death LOSTOX, .Mass., Scut. death occurred when Raymond IJaycrrf, ol Camhritlgt, "tried to .escape Irani state guards who liad rounded group ol 75 games on llosloii Common. Pendant d'Oreille District Is Going After Irrigation l io llic llcralil) scltlcriiciiL of'llic (incsllon of tUo Tea- chcn mining distrlcl, In dispute Iwccu Tobiul anil Ciocho-Slovflkla. tras by (Lc Eiipreino cotmcil nt todny's sp.ss'on. II was QEreecl that a plLbledic ho l-iken In thft district ns Jointly propnscd by Ihc Polish and Czecfio-Slovak Balrour Gets Home .PAHIS. Sept. J, BrviroiJr. HrJMntr foreign sccrolary, v.'ho the British at jcslcrday'e Elgnlng of thp pc-acc IreaLj', left for Ixindoiifilila Sleplien I'lchoii represented thc'auprcmc conn- c'1 In the (nlormal- farewell ccre- monj1. British Signatories i.oynox. s'cpi. Kir l-Mw.inl Ktmp Flgnert lhe Aus- Irlan treaty mi bclialf ot Cnnadn. Vfs- Op'.ml Milnor for and Soulh Africa, nn.l Sf-nnlor Pcareo for Aus- Will Slarl on Cruise To- night Sleeping lltrlhs Vnr I'itsstngcrs LONbON, Sspl, (Reulcr'E.) The aTr ministry announces that the R-33 will start from Norfolk tonight on a 36-hour flight la dem- onstrale tho tapabilitles of the craft and as a. practical Illustration of the com- fort lo passengers. L'eacfing mcmbert of industry and representatlyes of the home and Dominion governments have been fnvKed to participate In the trip, the airship will six officers and a crew of 27. It will cruise over the North Sea, lan'rf and landing In the leading towns. Sleeping berths have "seen. rTgjfed up in the Inter nai- keefwayi' Thij district lyiiir! iiO niiles cast of Warner anil between Lnfce PnKrwlti anrl the Milk Itivcr, wanla Irrigallon, l nt n mccllng of farmers and ranch- of Iho district lichl era Sppl. Cth, olnlloiiD were riinl forsvard- cd to Col. Nelson Spencer, M. L.'A.. asking hij assisiaacc lu securing gor- ernmcnt nid for (lie pro.'ecls. An Ir- is sliitnhlc for irrigntlon, Anil nfler. lhe fallureti, Ihc farmers are nqL in a financially to Install artesian wells of aulTicicnl lo be usctl for Irrigation V And .Wlicrcas, rnrmcrs of tliis district, believe that if artesian wells can be obtained they will n6L require to'nsk continuous government, aasrEl- airc such m feed seed snJ pr rlgatlon aaeoclallon wns fonncil i Anil AVhercas, wo ore led lo bolloro known na tbfi Pendant d'Oroillc and tnal Irrigation, from water Coraray Irrigation Association, -.with cannot ho oblolncil In Ihls rilslrlcl. If. IVIsmer a3 fccrelary. rollpwins Is TJircby 1'etltlon, that you sec- Iho resolution passed nl Iho liieelltig: lire governiutot to-tllo, Whereas, this dislflcl Is located- In j end liml'n wmplclo' surrey do niarJo, the mtdsl. of the drouth nnyl. ito ilr.tcrmlr.o the quantity of water, Ami tlio last tliree years j obUlnaljlo from nrleslan wells, Iha- h'avo proven Hint sufncietll lainlall .c.ilcnt ol the lUslrlct where arleilan cannot be depended upon, wells can he drilled .and lAnd tho (rops -jAnfl nnercaa. ino (TOJIS i" 1915 anil IS1C, were of ancli quantity, and quality to prove beyond a doubt report on the hi-sl syslcm to emplo.r for Ihe distribution of said water on the farmers land, also dacrjrfafn xvh lliat the aoll fa nbutiJanUy Eorcmmonl flnancla assiatnncc tan f( cati he obtained; lie firr.nrKC.I llic fOrmalloti of And WUdrtaa, small arteiiftn" welln i RII frrlgntlon tn drill Said now located a tieolli prappfoxiniatc- wells and conslratt C50 fMl bare proven biftfHid 4UC5- Ifoi'Ual thu wnler flWlrg tlKfcfrom To C'ol. XoIVou Hpericcrj M. P, IV ;