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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta HcraW ffOLUUK XIL- UlTllBUiUGK, ALBUUX MONDAY, SI.Pll.M HI-FI 22, 1919 NUMHKIl 'J3S 35th Labor Parliament In Session at Hamilton Dig Questions To Be Discussed Will Be Eight Hour Day and the One Big Union MINISTER OK LABOR RECEIVES OVATION TRUE VERSION OF FOCH'S FAMOUS MESSAGE TO JOFFRE AT FIRST BATTLE OF THE MARNE versions of Marshal Foch's famous dispatch to French general headquarters during the first battle ol the Marne have been published. 'FRANK COCHRANE PASSES AWAY Hertzog Works For Independence! CAPETOWN, Sep1.. Gen. Hertzog. speaking at a Nationalist meeHpc, replied to the appeal of Premier Smuts for unity. HerlzoQ declared thai the Nationalists desired eventual complete Independence from Great Drllain and could not co-operate with Premier Smuts If it meant the abandonment of this ideal. HAMILTON'. Oi.l.. Seul. Wel- comed by Sir WiltInm lfear.it, premier oT Ontario. Hon. G. Ilobcrtson, minister of labor, and Mayor U. II. Booker, of Hamilton, nearly 400 ilcle- palcs, representing practically every organized era [I lu tbe Dominion, be- gan the luaugural session of the 'jth annual Trades am. Labor Congress ol Canada tills muniLuy. All Oc.uga.es agree thai Die con- gress Just started will be tlio most im- Dorlftnt in Ih a .history ol Canadian or- fe'anSzed labor. Probably Iho most, important mal- ice.: on Lhc'orAcr paper aro Iho Sho.ir day, iriliilmuni (Collective bar- und the policy of the congress regarding the One IJE.. Union ques- tion. Qnoslions nndcr t-on side rat ion at in" Oi.AM'U Many Women Delcgalss An in tores tins feature of Ihis year's [reinvention" is Uie Increased number of women delegates. U is eipcck-d Ihal nearly 120 >vil! attend tlic cession. Jien Tillelt. M. P.. tlie prominent Drl'.- iah labor leader, is allctiding on be- lia.f of Lho British Congress nnd Ihc American Federation of Labor Is also n-prescntei.. Mayor "Cooker, in Ins address or lo-Sflmucl Gomiiers ind'the inenlion'or.Ihc.president ol Iho.American Federation ot Labor evoked cries from-a. few mem- tcrs. The'storm of drowned the erica ot those IIOT.'- Hearst: spcak'- ing.oFy.beiiair of tjie proTincs, dcploroO r.- tbnt conS-pnlions were not-heW'more'fTeC-UouHy in order thut yfews lintercliangcd for llic betterment, of industrial condition.! and Eoual happiness. Reference was then made to llio CD.iIercnca held in Ollawa. Inpt'wcpk. Tho premier de- duce were never so well debated as r.l thai .gathering.' .Applause For Hon. G. D. Ilolicrlaon was given a vociferous Wo.eomc ana lit the outset of liiJ address referred to the Irenicn- hy labor during the JD'ycirs elapsed'ainca be firal nllcud- cd a labor congress. lleVlcclarcd that the government was anxioui to co- operate with .representatives of The nilnlsttr of labor cautioned Ihn to respect the righla of all rlaaacs of soulely (Jcclarlng Hint If labor TDOvcmcnL uaa to make satis- raciory progress ''Ihc oilier fellow" .should a.waj-a bo coneidcrnd.- Ho inaiDUined Uml tbe Laljor.Council was Ihu moat rcprcsen- tallvo laboi' body (n Cnnadn and as such It commanded Ihc rooper.itlon ot the govcrninetit- He theo urgcjl_lbo members lo Influence all legitimate lahor organizations in tho counlry to affiliate with l-ie cpnRrc5F. SfunucL fralcrnal delegate from the American Fcderflllon of Lab- or, then apoke rongralulallng the officere on their record. Great Steel Strike AffectsHalfMillion Wage Earners, U.S. Admiral Kolchak Resigns as Head of All Russian Gbyt. Tli jircllmlnary in the ETC.-., industrial struggle which (iptnc'J loday between the labor unions and Ihc L'niicd Staler Slcol C'brporatioUi which directly or iiuiirecLly affects half a million ivago ciirncrs, produced Ihc usual court 11-Ling claims by Ibe general! on bolh sides. cdo, Columbus. Lorraine, Potts- ville, Heading nnJ llarrisburf. fioials of llio various [ilanl..; an- nounced that their men had re- mained and that gparalions were fti full svvinR. Ono not.iblo exception vras John.-touii, Pa., where J2.0CO men u-crereporicd to I llls have struck. In 1017 Mr. OTTAWA. Sept. Hag on !tha is at mias. loday ovihf the dcnt.i of lion. I l Frank Coclirane; wliich occurred this morniDg alter a long lllno-is. Although a man o[ (juiel habi.s, who r.irelj" spoke .llr. Coch- rauc was eiccertiDyJy pojmlar with the I members "of [inrlianieiit. aiid llicir re- of his dtalh siijccrc. I Hands Over Rtigns to His Chief, Lieutenant, General Denikinu GOPKNIIAOKX, Sept. Tlic Jlolslieviki have made all j preparations for Ihc evacuation jof .PcLrognuI, according lo n Hclsingfoi'.s dispnk'li to the Inil News Agency. LONDON, Sept. Kolchak, head of the all-Russian government, at Omsk, has in- formed the allies that he resigns the title of chief ruler to Gen. Demklne, leader of the anti-Bol- shevik forces In southern Russia, according to a wireless dispatch sent out by the soviet government at Moscow. The message admits the Bolshevik! have abandoned Kursk after, severe righting ag- zintt Deniltine'c troops. DENIKINE'S AIDE WOUNDED TIFLIS, TransCaucasin, Sept. explosive missile thrown into the auto of Gen. Buratoff, the representative ,of Gen. Denikine, the anti Bolshevik fea.der in couth BELGIAN KING AND QUEEN SAIL FOR U.S. Steel Men On Strike In States of Largest Hants in the Cleveland and Pjtlsburfr Districts Shut DOWD nilUSSKLS, Sept. Albert, Queen Elizabeth nnJ v CrOTVM I'rmcc J.cupoU lolt v v llruFsel.'i iliis inornlni; at S.oO v j o'clock for Osteud, ivhcrc they v will go on bo-ir-l tho steamer J t George Washington for tlielr voyage to the- United .Stales. j ..FREIGHTERS QUIT TOO of workers obeyed tlic strike or- der, but early reports slaled Ihnt coroiisraHvcly plants had been corapellcd lo. close. At u largo number of Ihc ou.ly.iiK points officials ot lhe smaller plants re-ported they verc operat- JDS as usual. ElbcrlH. Gary, ehairmaii oC Iho board of directors.of llie.stccl cor- poration, refused to make any toninient on lhe. sILuatlonl Secretary.Fester, of. Iho slec-l v.-firkers1" issubd n state- ment" press ing-" satisfaction, claiming from omsidc the" Pitlabure district showed Hint have struck. j Ouislac the great, pivotal sintcs I Kl ot Imlianu, Ohio and Pennsylvania I H conditions were- nearly normal. AL ermnenl lie place Aj.lils resignation In 1917 5Tr. Cocllraiic's health wasj Russia, severely .founded Gen, not l'lc bGsl..artfi Sir TlobcrL Buratoff and alto' the Georgian Horxlcn was toruiidE the Union BOV- Gtntral Odesledlze. imporlalit icalu'rc.of uatlon wna 'ibe; by -ciff 155.000 employed-; "bvv.lhe Bclhlc- that, these men, would iiot-noir Join the strike 'pending to obtain n conference "Iho company of- liciala. Some ot tbp blnat-. fnrnac'ca In Ihc bank- ed. hut the majmly plants wcro in operation.; alliiiiugli nd- miLlcdly Inr'cos rediiccrt from Irvpcr cent- lo CO per cenL In. the Cliirago; 'district, includ- ing Hainmoiul, wbcrc Elccl workers similar conditions were reported. At Cleveland I lie union leaders claim- ed IbaL 15.005 in en wcro out anil that 1C mills Ibu' Atncririiu Steel nnd Wire'.Companj-j omloy- S.SOO si closed down. At Ohio's second greatest steel centra, VfliingsloH-ii, tbe striko leatlora nlso claimed that tbc gre.it maJorUy or the wprkurs liad struck at KLeubeiiville., where tlic pianU of th-s C.imftslc com- pany are located, it wns Asserted thai all three had been forced o suspend operations. At the less important points In Buffalo, where tUo grral indepen- dent plnnls of tlio .Ij-itkriwanna SCocI company aru located, tho union chiefs ctaiincCL lhat 70 per. cent, nf tlic workers had obeyed 1he At Wheeling, it was averted lhat S.COi. men were idle and Ilia Colorado Fuel and Iron Company's plant nl Ihc Hands ol the ptcuiler. lu order lo make way for a Literal-Unionist. Sir "Robert, iioH'evcr, nnxious to' reLiin his good juilgnienl'.nnd arirlcc, Insist- ed on Lis rcmalnins in the cabinet, without portfolio, j Since then. hOTr- ever, lii.s health- failed rapidly' and HiOiC who were' most intimate wilh liini soy'''that the death of when its employees walked out. The mills of the JJJinols Steel Company at South Chicago closed, tbe unions estimating Uini per cent! o( the men on the "Say shift liad slruck. Pueblo Colo., was closed down !ME favorllt son..who Imd scrveil ovcr- I seas, hastened his end.. I .Mr. Cochraue'e has really icovwptl a. period of .years and I coinpulltil.hiro'.to, Loos rests Tbou lie was the goTCrnincnL Since, irbm tbo cabi- net. Laj .beea chairman of the jrovcrnnienltrailway board. He- was tltc the government-, railwayman's Life bf .Tlie late .Mr. Cocfarane WIG horn at ciareiiccYilie, Que., in 18D3-. and was I CT years old. -He is survived by Mrs. Cochrano. .Before coming to Ottawa Mr. Cochranc was fied with Ontario a mem- ber of the government, ot.Sir James Whitney. Tho deceased, who bad felt Letter during tlie early .part.oE last week, expected lo go lo New Vork on Snlurday" lo consult n specialist, but on thot rtny he look a turn for.'lho and soon became sinking rapidly until thc'cnfl came. Cnchranc's remains, will be .takeji to Toronto for in term eat Lwiiglit and the luncral will be from the resi- dence of Mrs, Cocbrane's broliicr ai 2.30 SOUTH RUSSIAN CONDITIONS LONDON, Sept. ar- rival at London of the steamer Hall, carrying a; cargo of of materUl- fror.t South Russia, Is r-poited. M; Gyatiitvitch, sn oTTiclJl of the 'ministry, of trade of fio'Jl'i Russia, who wai aboard the ves- said the Eolshsviki were giv- ing little trouble, apart from thai In the zone. He declared the coal mints had rrsumed'oper- sllons; lhat the harvest promised to be a record .one and that steady going on Declares Ft is After Foodstuffs J Uul Passes Over Collon and Wool Barons Agreement Will Be Signed By Head of German Mission at Versailles i [nviides Jugo-Slav for Seven'Miles, Taking Com- manding Heights PARIS, Sept. supreme courrcil of the peace conference met this morning. will go to Versailles this after- noon, to attend the signing of the prglocol annulling Article 61 of the German constitution) providing for Austrian representation in the German parliament. The docu- ment certifying to the nullifica- tion-of this clause will be signed by Baron Kurt von Llrsner, head of the German mission at Ver- sailles, at 4 o'clock today. A change iii the program for' Ihc signing of the protocol annulling sjguuig ui luu Ohio end POTnBylvaniR, liicludinR clo GL the Gcrnian __......im i- rortamoiith, Canton, Tol- sllom, tottiy'a Advices, Sunflfly'j Ilspalchcs forecasting the private of the document, with only one rcprcscnlatiTO n[ the allied niirl fisso cialcd powers In altcndancc. Tho article in question was" object- ed to by rim .allies shortly niter its adoption and Germany was informed lhat it Trould.li-.vo to be altered or uliminalcd as It was coiiBltlcrcil Id confllcl with (be sllpulallon oC the Versailles'IreaLy forbidding Iho Inler- ot tier mini ami Austrian nt- (alrs. Oorernmcnt Also Planning a SniRsh at Profiteering Hy of Clo.h MELBOUHNK, Sept. Vlcloriati naGcmbly Ims reJcti- ed n laborlle motion In favor ot InBiir- ance against unemployment. U wn_i announced in Ihc senate In rcfcrcncs lo profiteering" lliaL when nil tho sol- dlera Imvo been supplied with clTlllrtn j- tho government will conllntiu r .mflnufRduring cloth for the uso of civilians.- Tho labor council at A-Ichlrtp lina rejcclcd ,lhc One His Union jiropna.il ovdfffhelmJnffly mid lifts defeated a proposal .iVorliiK dlrucl_AcLiun. "SOVIET RUSSIA'' BANNED -I- ORGANIZATION MEETING FOR VICTORY LOAN A incc'J.ug for lhe purpose ot cleclInR -A chairman ami organ- izing a conimUlfc lo'conduct iho Loan cniii- palgn will be'hijid in Ihc Board of Trado rooms H. S o'clocl. 4 Wednesday evening, Sept. 24lh. It Is particularly 4 that mcmher.1; of last year's cbmrnltleq. and as many olliera as poaslblo bo In attendance. OTTAWA, llns- published weekly by the Rus- iorlct bureau at Neiv York, has been forbidden.entry Into Ibe with the nsnal pcnaltltE pfbrlded for.tho2e having copies In ih-fr KINO OEOROE 1NVITK- PRCt, PO INC ARE TO VISIT -i, Stpt. Kfns Geors Invited President Polnoro ninl Jl-dimo I'oiacar. lu rl-lt MmsiOf anil ftirrfi Mnry.neit niontU, LONDON, Scf.l. Official nil liounccnlcnl .mfttlo. (il Iho appntu. incnl. of Sir Charles -N. Kliol ns Ilril- Isli 10 Jnp.ll. Oilier l.p- pnlntmi'lils In Ihc-illploniallc Ecri'ico rinnounreil Sir Milne Clii-.t- ham, AS mlnlRlcr lo Pcfn, nnil llayrcll Crackanlhorpo, .as minister -b' inaUmaln, -ilcnragtm, llondurnd antl alTartor. Sir Charles KHpl was fliriiierly' cum- ntleeloncr and Tor llic Ilrlllsti Africa Rgenrnnd ,at secretary of Iho' Drlllsli .omliaesy lu Wsshlnglon and TltlUah- high comul.v sloner Samoa. ADO.RK RESIGNS Kcpl. Acloro hns n7ftdo huown. his tltrlsJod. to rc- algn from llio council--. Ball For Priiice Ward was received tfiic morn- ing from Col. Henderson secret- ary of lhe Prince of Walei' tour that the Prince will be in Leth- bridgc for 24 hour, and will be lo attend, a ball. The committee Immed- iately commenced preparations for a civic ball, which will be at- tended by people from all parlj of Southern BARRtE, OnL, Sept, C. Drury, Crown Hill, promintnt- in the United Farmers of Ontario, speaking at a convention of the United Farmers of Simcocs at Elm- vals on Saturday, when H. G. Murdock wat. norqinalcd. strong- ly attacked W. F. O'Connor, vice- chairman of the chamber of com- merce. He declared that the agi- tation by "thai man O'Connor" -gainst the price of was simply a red herring drawn scross the trail of the real high cost of living at the behett of tht'manu- facturers. The high coftl' of liv- ing, he said, to' cles and yet not the'illahtert'iriovc has been made against, cot- ton combine, 310. per cent, profits; theVWoailen manu- 'facturers, with and the its "enbrmcus profits. The only was" tackling was the foodstuffs. '_' "The farmers'shave "produced" every ounce of fsod said. "Had there been any com- bine -lo raiSt the price of food? Absolutely none." PARIS. S-pt, under Gfthriefe d'Annunzio, the insur- gent Italian commander at Fiume, have-.bcgun zone of occupn.ion into. June-Slav ter- ritory, according to the Jugo-Slav deleoallon in Paris. They pene- trated seven miles Tnto> Jugo- slavia on Saturday, occupying the heiBhts of Rliniakj.dominating the surrounding country. the Jug.-Slav troops did not claah with the D'Annunzio forces executing the dele- gallon CEty Cftnely Invested ROME, Kfipl. 22.--Ocn. nndnBllo'.s nUimrituni Lo Iho D'AvinnizIo soldiers, until PYitlay, to leave Piuino, is said lo have' been morllliptl so lhat Ihc.ttmo.limil would expire last utglit, an adttltional 4S hours Tie- in., gircii. Fiiimo is closely invcsteil, Iril In spile of Ihis' fact, numbers of vohin- leers hnvc.niaringcd to cluilo 'Iho v [fib nee nf the guards nnil hnvc Joined Ihc forces of Cant. Gabriclo d'Annun- zlo in lhe hctoagncre.I city, nccorrtlng to reports 'received here. Personal frlcndB of Capt. d'AnnunzIo hare sent lo Wm lh.it (Jicy Imve senl ehlps (o Iht! cily nnd esprcBB hopes the ships bearing stores may run Ihc blockade, thla cily from riumc sLilc that fowl for 4G.OOO per- FOES must 1.0, cHAlributcil tbcrc dally. Slf. 20S TOltONTO. following ere the party select long over ihe elections; Liberals: for tl.o coming provincial Son III Brent. MoTgnn K. Karris; Soiilli Huron, John Morgan; Xorth York, J. M. Walton; North Hen- Ircw, Thotnfia .Mofral. Vi'esl Ur, Vorhcs Godfrey; South Norfolk, John N'orth Hrant, Smoke; llalillninnd, Dr. Jiicciubs. Unllcd Farmcra of Onlnrlo: Conirc Klmcocr 11. 0. Murdoch; KronlinRc, William Knwccll: -Wcsl- Norllnnnbcr- Iftntl, Charles Hulherfort., TORONTO BAKERS VOTE TO STRIKE KcpL The Xallonal Bakers' Union No. 1, at a special meet Saturday night, decided lo go on slrikQ next Rurldny If tho master bak' era of Toronlo do not Consent lo abol- ish TifRht n'ork In their plants and 16 InnugurAlo tho dfly work sy..leni not In.tr lhan 2 nflcrnfton, iTho 1110 Lion fras carried PARIS, Kapt. A ppaco lime ftrmy of men .and nxluMioii of (he icrm ot military service from three years lo one arc Tecom'mcndcd lo .tie coromlttca of tho chamber of tlcput-cs liy Paul Ucmcr, former inin- jslcr or sln.c. Under his plan men would called to tlio colors an nnally ty conscription nnd re nilled volunlnry enlistment Thla syalem would make the Vrcnrh army on a ivar fooling loin! j divided Into nn Relive army ol 000 mr-n; rcaervlflls a'm. ton) ICrritorlaU. DIDN'T KNOW IT WAS LOADED" TORONTO. Sept. her lilp nnd 'abdomen plorced with iffss Valerie (JKowar. of Wood, Has- t'ngii county, IT 3 admllled- to. ibc. hospital hero in K con- 1 dlllon tod Miss Otloway was :U- 1 (Ing In 'tier homo with a dog Iri her lap when her brother returned from a trip dud pointed the shot pun at Ihc dog. Ad he tht fr.ggfrr of the gun'' tht girl re- celred the of one barrel. .lior dW thai It w.iy QUEBEC, Solid lorfay prints the following: '''One of our. repreientalivei after.an interview at noon today from one of the leadirlg detect I vei working en ,the robbery of lhe mail car of Ocean Limited it Harlaki.fi In A position to say thii one and probably thrffe will be mfttfe tftdijr or "The krlffw namw and probably three -of the men fMlinf of the a .Mntational an- li expected within 4 T. C'ommerco W. F. (jcorgc Noblcford. Thos. Nolan. Xolfin'a "13S )r. E. Mlehach, Montirch.... 0. W. Pearson, Iron Springs. LIT Above nre the results of ihe'voling on Satunlar nfleruDoii at Twclre-TvllIe Echool-iouse in lhe election of a heard of lruslcL'5 for Llic .jClhhridgc. North err. Irrlca-Lion District, orpanixed by fi vblo ,ol llio farmers on Saturdaj niornlnfj. The result ninkes T. Crolts truiilco for lliree V I.ercr for iwo years, and GeorRO Chew (TiiatCR lor one year. The result of the clc-ctlon is considered, lo bo omi nenlly sallsfaclory. Crofts n Tfccchalrmnn of (hi Irr.gatfon De- vclopracut nnd has been act.ro throughout ib pronioLlne irri- gation extension In SpiithfeTn Mr. I-ivcr has had cml eiij.ihE6rlnE training whicli will now'sl-i'ml him In good stead, while "Mr. Chow hns lind experience ns a farnier on n arpe -fn-tho 1 ljiron.fi nnd ford dlslrlcls. All nfc sound biistnesa men who will guard carefully lhe In .eresl5 of Iho whole, The ne.iL step In the series Of moves !o secure Irrlgallou (or the LcMibrMpc N'orllicrn district IID 'the appoint ment of n.i ciig'nccr ni.d the Eeouring of MID official plan.; -nuil from the Doiulnlon "irrigalfon nietil nffirlals. Thcii tho' bnnrd' wlH arrnngn for the proparalloii 61 the official nj-scs-nnent roll, after, which Ihc monfty 'imdcK which the niOr-i' pledge lo bond their 1-kmi Tor Uio In construct Ihc will bo voted on. Saturday's election mult dhowa llial 292 landowners vblliis, represented FJTTSBURG, P-, Sept, The first day of lhe strike'.n .he steel induElry found virtually tvery plant of the United States Steel Corporation and nearly all the .n The 16 milli of the. American Steel, and Wire. Company, a steel corporation subsidiary, employing C.OOO msn, completely .dol- ed' down. The, McKinney Steel company, largest independent plant was also-shut rfowri. The Bourne Fuller Company plant, an- other independent, employing 200 j men was reported closed., Many Midi Clous VOUNGSTOW.NV Ohio, Sept. 11. TT Karly reporls (rom Iho various steel mill centres thif. morning that men had obeyed the, strike orders Ecnemlly and lhat prac- tically all milla In lhe Mahonig Vallej N, S. W, QKTS RID OF INTERNED AU8TBIANS SYDXBY.-X. S, Wv Sept. ns who had ._ frum'hero ;UHay TOT Ihe irar were cither crippled or maj; It- tho major portion o( Ihc S RCrcs ndvorttfletl as com I up within tlie brldgo N'oUhcru dlslrla, the pnrccla represented (n the lint OT. voters vnry- IQP from acres Lo The Inislec cnnd-tlflles wcro noml- by tho folloivlng: T. W. Crofts by b. R. Taibot, Com- merce. by ABdjr Hher. ritt, Coilhurfit. Cfiw'bi' E, Hitler, Commercdr Tom XO.P.II by CbJirlts Kane, Leihbridge, H. K- >fle- by F.. Johnston, Moiiarch. G. -W.' r, Picture forced In snspend operations altngelh AL union licadquartcrs U was de- ed lhat Iho strike .s a complete. succeaa and that every ralU Vlo-ied, Carnegie Plant Runnlnf PITTSHURG, Sepl. ffo' away In good shape at most of bill plants In nnd about Ibis.: morning." snirl a rcpresenUliTe of Steel when slccl wortcrs1 Y'hlch went ctfop-t lodnj'." "We .ire anrprlgefl at the ghowIiiK'.matle." ivaa -Ih6 announce ment by ATllllam Foster, sccreUry o: tho national c-oniinUlee'fnr.organlxine the elect wor-icrs, who I." In cbuM ot Ihc PillbburB illslricl.1 K Sallorn Quit Toe Ohio, cording 16 nn rilTlclfll of tho Lake Sen nian'3. L'nlon. hero', ;unloTi sallor.i a[ this port. Ihis morning quit scvcrqi stcol corporation frclghlera at Ui( rlpcks. refusing lo on llio lKwl3. Ilo would givo no cslfmalc of the; ntimbtr 6C men ouL 4000 Quit at Serf. mills at Soulli Chicago of lltitaii Sleel "Co-Jipany closefl Ihis mirttoff. only n few foreraeif remalnfru Iho fires in Ihe fitrnAces. H hy union.officials lhat Jf cent.' of llic KOOO tnen.'on the sT.lfl in Ihc liTar-t failed lo for work. At.'thc Illinois plant fit the- Un.ted Slates Steel of- lhe wo.twB ;