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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 23, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta JOLUMK1B. UJTHBIUDGK, ALHRftTA, TL'KSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1919. NUMUKK 230 RADICALS FROM WEST WILL A TTEMPT TO CAPTURE TRADES CONGRESS IN HAMILTON PENnllY Motion By McMuter in Amend- ment to Motion (o Substi- tute PRINCE OF WALES' RETURN JOURNEY Westminster ...SepL. 29 I'enUclon ............Sept. 30 Suramerland ,........Sept. 30 .............Scpl. 30 Yemen ................Oct. L Nfclsoii ................Oct. 1 Bilfour.......'.........Ocl. I Macleod.......'.........OcL. 2 1-elhbridge .............Ocl. 2 Medicine lilt...........Oct. 3 -Motto Creek ...........Oct. i Sn-lH Current..........Oct. .1 Moose Jaw.........'..-.Ocl. 4 ncglni ...'........Oct. 4, 5, 0 Winnipeg Strike Leader Puts Forward Motion To Establish A Soviet Govt. BILL FOR NOV. HTH THANKSGIVING HELD UP OTTAWA, 5epL Private mem- bers had an. innings in Ihe ymmons today. Tho bill of I. E. Pcdlow, Soutli Henfrcw, Lo make Ihe second Monday in November each, year a permanent Thanksgiving Day-Tras one of tbe mai- lers under consideration. On the mot- ion of U. Richardson, Springfield, the bill was so 'amended to make Nov. 11 armistice day) the holiday Of Thautnglvlng. This is the object of Mr. FedlowV bill, hut Ihe Sriulh Ren- frew member favored Ihe second Mon- day ot tbe month, because the first Tvorklng day week has in Cnn- Rda come (o be reearfled as more suit- able for Ihe celebration than any other day. In recognition of this feeling, U Vas decided 1p allow tbe Lo slaiiil In commUtee uolll objeclora can be teard from. There "was- nn academic debate on a motion by J.-H..Burnliain, Pet- dealing iviLU _thc cost of- pro- ductLon'-and'.caUIng upon Ihe govern-. meat to 'definite plan of Eovern- zneot In tkls respect, before Ihe the -next general elecUon. ,llr! t'-commlUce named lo bnt the gni-- emmeiii'wDuld .'not and tbe mot- Moscow Government Fears A Couhler-Revolution So Wants Peace With All Nations H. M.-MowatL'B reiolulicn advocat lug uoTCmBient assislance (or the bul HI op of houses in model- aoldiers was withdrawn on Ihe promise thai Ibis matter would be considered by the committee, lo which tho Boldiers' civil reestablish meet bill has been sent. At the evening session. Mr. Mow- biU to -substitute eleclroculion Jor banEluB aa tbe death penaHy was debated and A. H, McMasler, Beeon by I. E. Pedlow, moved, by way of an ame'onment. that Ihe death penalty should be aholishedl The bill was i der discussion when the bouse rose. KOLCHAK ARMIES NOW ADVANCING LONDON, Stpt. (Reuler'i) Bolihevlk 'ddegatlgn pro- povlng 'peace made the condrllofli of tuch an' event the independence of Ukraine if it will remain neutral in the Bolihcyik Unvote againrt Kol- ind Denlklne.i The'' the-Mttcew. gcAe mine n't. had' ic- cldvd to with ail na- >.tlorni' In' order. coun- Kolchak'-'Armlet 'Advance WASHINGTON, to tie slite department-yesterday. from Omsk told of a geQeral advance DC the Kolclmk army at tbe Dolshc- vlkl in western Siberia.'- No" details were given, but officials oE.the- depart ment eipressed lire belief'that AH miral Kolchak Improved lila posl Lion. No credence was placed by the officials in the Holshevlk'rcporl lha Knleiiak had decided lo rclire ID favor of Gen.' Deuiklne. Bolahiea Defeated LONDON, Sept further sel back for the' Bolshevik; facing Gen Denlkihe is admitted in a soviet wire less message here today. It reports llmt abandonment of the town oflgov to lUe west. o[ Kursk, .which the Denl tine forces recently captured. Fight of the severest character in this region Is continuing. Hid Most Enjoyable Time at Vancouver Ball .After a Strenuous Day VANCOUVER, Sept. s day, the Prince of Wales 1 danced it the Arena nntU 1.30 Ihls mornlnff. Tie arrived at the building at 10.30 and remained on Inc floor intll he left for. hotel, dancing number, the first with Mrs, Gale, o( the mayor of Vancouver. At 1.30 crowd greeted (he an left tbe Arena, thronged around his car and cheered him rlforbmlr. Whllo A member of Ms ataff held him by his coat so that he would not fall fran the car, the prince shook the hands of Ihose he could reach, and the Informal mid night reception only concluded when bts.cur [inallyrmade way slowly thrbogh the crowd back to the hold. Today's program opened at 11 o'clock morning when the prince paid a rliit to tbe Hullngs sawmill to get a close-up Tlew. of one department of Jjrlllsll Columbia's lumber fndnBtry. A public rccepllpn wan to be held Hi the at noon, lanljnr nn hour, rtnr- which It Mllmated Bomo thousands of dtfMns wonld flic past the royil gnegt. At 10.16 Itie prince will largo gathering ot war Tetenni, after which he will lunch Trllh, Admlrmj Kirch Itodman, of the Thllfnf United Statn fleet, and then leave for. Victoria at 2.45. The at the week will Iw ipent on Vancouver Island. BRITMH OFFICf R TO CONTROL HUN TRADE Sept. >-Charles Knoll, chalrrann of the Brltisn chamber ot commerce In Gcr- many, who rtoentlr covferrri with Mathlas Knberger, flnnnce minister, and Htrr Schmlitl, minister ot ccon- otnlci, In regard to Ihe proposal to MtabHih a cleahng honae In Berlin to eonlrol eiporti and laporli, tan the iletaian KOTernnienl cnmenled In .'wfnclple to ft BriIInh-officer controll- department of tKo Oer- iil o< economicJ. SIX KILLED IN WRECK CON.N'EI.l.SVH.I.E, Pa., Sept. persons aro reported k'llcd in the wrecking uf the H. ami 0. nighl express be- IweEn Piltfiburg and New York at Huston, one mile v.-est of Confluence, IM. Fourteen per- sons were reported injured. George Armstrong, Ten Days Out of Jail, Leading Attack of Red Element at Dominion Labor Frowned on by Officers of Organization But Delegates Vole to Send Resolution to Committee.for Effqrt'Will Be Made to Oust Moore and Draper. Ontario Election Oct. 20 TORONTO, Scpf. ore being sent out touighl for Hie general election, nomination Oct. 13, it was announced .tddiiv. HAMILTON. Onl, Sept. cording to some pf tbe delegates at i the Dominion Trzdes and Labor Con- Ere-s. radicals ;at.vthc congress aro searching for likely candidates to oppose the preaent administration, v.-hltli js largely composed of delegates of conservative leanings, who do not propose to sever their international trade union affiliations without a fight. (in addition, .officials from tho head- quarters of the International unions are in attendance' lo. oppose any reso- ution which is not consistent with tio principles of tb.o .trades union move- mcnt After Draper's Scalp It is said that the office ot the per- manent secretary, now. held by f. M. Draper, of Ottawa, ir looked upon 07 tbe radicals as a particular object ol assault. They endeavor lo force Mr. Not Sufficiently Heavy Sea To Capsize Her Hut No Trace Found MOXCTON. N. B., Sepl. Up to 12 o'clock last night no tidings had heard ot Hie molorboal which Shediac Sunday morning with seven Monclon men, irlio in- Londetl crossins to Sumjnersidc, P. E. I. At 2.30- Sunday morning the containing Guy Canarilan Kumor That Negotiations Had Iteen Broken Off is Given Straight Denial PARIS, the Dutch legation Tn thli city em- phatlcilly deny the reported break In between Belgium and Hoffonrf. Swinderen, head of the Netherlanda repre- hera, tald today lo tha Ataoclatad "Quite on the'contrary, 1 hive felt we are ncirirtf an'uncferaiantf- Ing on the under dlacut- Press telegrapher, Woncton, son of J. H. Rogers, aeent of the Canadian 1'ac- iHc Railway fit Moncton; Ilorry Gib Eon.'lravclHnK agent, Grand Trunk Railway; Jack Forbes, of the Cnnadinn National Railways offices and a returned soldier: Walter liams, secretary of Ihe T. M. U.A.; Armand Burgess, Canadian nail ways telegrapher Joseph Bnr: gess, Clerk, and L. C. Powell, Canadian National Railways dispatcher, left Shedlac wharf on a trip across the straits. The boat ia 36 f eel- long-, 25 hprse power find is every way slaurv and Gibson. The Prince Edward Island ferry was sent out from Capt Tormentlnc last and vent 12 or 15 miles up the Btraits, returning at 9 o'clock. Cant. Read reported that be saw nothing of the boat or got trace of il. Capl. Read gave H as his opinion that there was not sufficient sen Sun day or today to'capsize alioal. He further express- tbe opinion tbal the current and wind would carry ihu boat to tho north cntl. of the Island, possibly aronnd lo the northeast slilc. In tbal event the purty might have landed sonic distance from telephonic or telegraphic com- munication. Draper out of the movement, It Is said, by a demand that salary of the EC.crelr.ry be filed and that he devote his entire, time to the move- mint. At-present Mr.; Draper is aTgoTern- ment employee ,a houdrarium. foe, his Eecret- ary of the.' COTEressr 'It would mean a considerable" sacrifice if-he -were forced lo-reslgri tipa for .a of the conjress. Started Last )ear.unions from Wiqnlpex and Western Industrial un- ionism as the .strike, leaders ot the west lincw It was considered placed almost a score ot resolutions before the Mneress. and, wnen Ibejr a-efp ahonti thia formation jof Iho orKaoization which President To'ni Moore points out has ended disastrously for the trade unionists ol western Canada. .Wnat Radiclla Want This year the radicals from tue wesl content themselves with asking thai the consress obtain an impartial IrEa for Ihe arrested strike leaders; thr.t Senator Robertson be removed and his placo bo filled with an elective :ncluuur oi iiic house ol commons, rmd they enter a protest against President Moore touring Iho country with an in- dustrial commission -wlien the cause of unrest should he known to him. Too Many Strikes In Ihls connection the following ti'-ragrapli of Iho report'ot tho ciecu- tivo conncil interesting: "A. number of leaders of labor and those who follow them have been rc- GLENGARRY LADY, AGED AWAY. CORNWALL, Out., SepL 25. oldest resident of Iho tounly of Glengarry, Elizabeth McDonald, is doad at tbe home uf her son-in-law, John McMar- tin, in Alexandria. Mrs. Me- Donald was 10i years of ago. She Is survived by two sons v und one daughter, Archie, of Nome. Alaska, and Angus, of 1 PhillipsburG, Montana, and Mrs. Charles ot Seattle, Wesli.; alpo by nine grand- children and four great- v grandchildren. HAMLLTON, Ont., Sept. vacates ot the soviet form of govern- ment and its Introduction In Canad; nearly precipitated a controversy ou the subject at lots morniDg'a session of the Dominion -Trades and Labor ongrcs3. Winnipeg carpenters submitted resolution which urged tho adoption of the soviet form of government and de- manded the Immediate withdrawal ol troops: from Russia. The government was also urged to aid, flnancla' or to reactionary hour geolse governments. Delegate George Armstrong, AVinnl pep, one of-the men recently relcaset on bail from Stoney Mo'inlain pcniten endeavored to obtain the con ient.of to sgeak to Ibe resolution. He was unsuccessful however, and the matter was finaU] sent to'the resolutions committee. Other motions; the majority ot a non-controversial nature, were pu Before the congress and at noon con sideration ol- Uie president's repor was commenced. 'Peg Strike Leader Busy HAMILTON SepL ble started shortly after the opening of the morning cession of. the-Domin Ion Trades and-'Labor Congress today by the reading, qfrm. resolution-favor- ing the calling for'jlhe of troopa from'-Rusaia and the refusal to finance.or furnish oilier aid to re- actionary gbTeridments. The resolution was submitted ,by George Armstrong, Winnipeg, one of the men arrested ou.a charge ol sedit- ion laid in connection with the strike in thai city. Armstrong was released on bail 10 days" ftgo, W. Kennedy, Toronto, immediately moved that motion be placed ,on file, but an amendment urged reference to !the committee on resolutions Delegate Armstrong announced It was "his wish that the resolution should be referred lo the committee, mt in case H was received unfavor- wanted to make a low ob- servations. Prealdent'Moore: "The subject mal- .cr of the resolution is not'under dis- cussion." The Winnipeg .delegate then tieclar- ed that the British' trades congreaa anrt Iho labor organizations of Franca ind Italy had all considered tbe mat- er and he thought It should be given [air treatment in this congress. A question was then put regarding Union Leaders Claim Plants AU Practically Tied Up ia Every District EMPLOYERS CLAM MEN COMING HACK TiUoni, Foreign Minister Re- signs On Account of The Fiume Rebellion MORE SOLDIERS GO OVER TO warned of the economic dan- ger of too frequent or too. wide a use of the strike weapon. Thsy have beon (old that it Is inimical to prodiirllnn and the hcst Interests of tbe nation, being sufficiently warned of the dan- Ker they run or spoiling their final and ______ _ _______ _______ clity built. She is owned by. Rogers best, weapon of dcfcnsc-by Ka.too great use and by attempts to force by 'its mean 3 decisions that such a wea- pon ought never lo obtain." "The says tbe council, "nr'o intended for political purposes (o force tlio country lo Rgrco lo polit- ical policies which the country does not .want and will accept only under compulsion." Unionists Discuss Prohibition Move Party Organization Not Discussed OTTAWA, 23.7-aeneraI was voiced at the Unionist muciifl today at (he Inability of Sir Robert Borden to be present bccadso of continued Indisposition (he WM -siprcsscd liy many speafeera that ho would soon bfl well dgiln. The baslness of the Firllcularlr Iho proposal Introduce prohibition ItflaliUlon, continuing rln force for a period o( one Dominion io-eoiiticfJ, wero dbicnnaed. It In undtirntood a nnmber of the gOTcrnThent eupporlerd Inclined to the view thflL wHh the war orer the miller of prohibi- tion should bo left lo the pror- In'ce. I( Ihe bill .3 pusaflrt by thn common3 there again will eone uceriHtaly u Lo 111 (fete ID the senate, uhlch killed Lhc lallon Inlroilucccl laaL scsnlon, Atl- yoratoa of n conCfmianco (n (orco ol the federal, .were numerous'and WAS a (till and frank'illacusaton of all phrases ot Iho matter. When tha cjuicns broke tip no oTflclil statement wag forthcom- ing but It WAS learned no def- inite prononncement been maJe na to the government's -In- tention 03 to rrohlbllion and the nneiLlon may be further discussed at a later date. In the sbsenco of Hie Ihe qucsljpli oT parly organization was deferred. This will bo mfldV the object of o. special cancns when Sir HobcrL Harden Is back Ia bamcis. Working With Russian Revola Would Try to Es- tablish Communist Regime ROME, SepL TomiMO tori, Italian foreign. mlnitUr, hai reiigned on account of .theJFjiime Incident, according ia an arirwihces by the Journal tfTtalla.- T Soldicri i.urn FIUME, Sept. 21. -7- Foiir; companies of Kalian infantry suarding tice line' venl over to_CapL d'Aricunr zlo's forces during the .last honre. A c' figure places the num- ber ol troops in flume, at- Bombi Thrown FIUME, Sept. Three bombs were thrown al patrols today from a window In a lodging house vb ere sev- eral CroaLians are said .to have been living. 'There -were, no serious results, but some EolcKers received Bl'.ght In- juries. OLIierwise Lhc town remains calm ami In full control ol the D'An- nunzlo (orcos. Food For Two Months PARIS, Sept- 23, French special correspondents sent (o Flume arc still The second day of the great Blnis- ?lo the labor unions and the United States Steel Corporation open- ed vrilh the question as to the extent to which the industries bare been af- feced by the striho still confused aa it ia bj: the confllctanB claims'of the leaders on both aides. That the industry has been gravely crippled in the great centres ol PilLs- burg1, Chicago and was certain and early reports today re- corded several gains for tha strlkera. In the PUUburg district lereral ol tho Carnegie Steel comnanr's planls were closed and the Braddock :abd Kanltln plants ot the American Steel .ind Wire Companjvboln ot 'which at- tempted to continue yes- terday, are shut down .today.7. These concerns employ approximately men--' In the Cbicago district eimilir con- ditions preTaHed.; all tha filing dispatches from Matluglie, town about nine miles northwest Ihe lime the resolution was forward- Armstrong Cheered J one hundred of marines amon Delegate Arrnarrong Immediately d.AimuilzlOp lrODpa. On board thi that city. The rcprescnlalire ol the Journal Bay that alliiough the grena- diers and arditi may hai-e wavered, the carihinicrrcs remain faithful to ECO that uo on a passes the armistice line. TWO Italian correspondents wno irled lo get Into Fiumc aio-how' in JaJl at Albazia. Telegraphing on Friday, he says fhn. Italian battleship DinLc Alighcrl and tho cruiser Emaimele.Flliberlo have the roadstead, learing some ng retorted: "I coald not-forward It before, was In.Jail until 10 days ago." Pandemonium followed this 'sally, the delegate being vociferously" ap- plauded: Tho amendment that the .matter be referred to the resolutions committee was then carried by an overwhelming majority. j former was Admiral Casanova, who 1 was arrested by Capt. d'Annunzio when he went to Fiume at stance of Premier XlllL The correspondent says Fiume has supplies sufficient Tor two months 1711! uoles Capl. d'Annuniio as Baying: "It my sovereign, Victor Emmanuel, he would not pass-lhc'linc or sentinels .until he WTflfflESTO PAKIS, Sept. status of the former Aualro-lliragarlan crown laud of Gallcia was' berbro the saprenic council for discussion this morning. Premier Padorewskl, of Poland, waa hcarii'by tho connctl, presenting ibo Pollalrvlew as to the disposition ot the territory. (Tho .claims of- the Poles ralnlans n: arc widely at Tariance.) Stephen Plchon, the French foreign GBN'BVA, Sept. 23.-A general ulrlko.ln nil Industries hi Oermnnr. dissolution of tlic Oermnn army and Hie overthrow of the democratic government In (aver ot a cdmmuntit regime dnrlng'lhe corulnk winter been decided upon at n conference held by Russian snd German rerolnt- lonlsfj, accordrng to lha Manlch Nen- efite Xnchrlchten. The nowsnaper Bayi heariqliartcra of the rnovcmcnt1 Are to be cslabllshcd al Lelpfllc and will bo In close touch with Moscow, BIO CARGO OF AU1TKAUAN WHEAT ADELAIDE, Australia, 8epL ,Tformer Ocrmiih sleimcr 'wllti' a record shipment ol tbUllini UBS. minister. nrpsidH session. the council's 'SUTHERLAND.THE CHOICE SIMCOE, Ont., Sept. a large attended convention held hero yes Icrday W. E. Sutherland, 6f Delhi, was chosen hs the'itandard bearer of Ihe of Norfolk t he coming prorlncial election. FLEW. OVER GENEVA, MfK. Bnd- Ity, i Urltlih avlatcf, hit lindad havlnfl and I win) hU way fn cWvfl tt than ;hlf In 110- eatrJ lo me that bo ivna the kinp of Italian Fiumc." Is Under Stntenct in England For Life For Mnli.ny On Rhine March TORONTO, Sept. West York Conservative Association has sent to Ottawa a petition' on behalf 6( Sapper Cllnlon Taylor, a youns soldier from that district, now Under sentence for life in England for mut- iny. Taylor, while on the march o! hl3 unit Into Germany, was the leader of 'day-- at- greatly-' capacitr." The.strilte that 75 per cent of Uie thai in Ihe Gary' djitrlcl V" tie percentage waj SS. Sfeel coaipanr' offlchils-' refused to concede a -higher V. tban 20. In the Ilahoninc-.' Valley district, ot wtich Tonngstowri is the heart.'all reports agreed thil the J. strikers achleyed their merXed success. The strike leaders claimed Ibal 000 men had Quit work and their claims were supported by the fact that many large plants .were in par- liciilar, which employ -alone men. Plants which were still.operat; ing had admittedly greatly reduced forces. The posslbllltr'of the spread of llio; strike to as yet tmaffectcd plants' more threatening today. 'At Hie Beth- lehem works of the Bethlehem Sleel Corporation, where nicn aro employed, Ine union leaders anriounc- ed that no reply bad been received to their request for R conference with v the company officials and that prepar- ations were'betas completed for Mil- Ing out the workers. Rioting at Farrell PAHHELL, Pi., Sept. rloUns occurred today in a man was Ehol and killed.last ;il, ant several other persons in-. .'ftJ.. Many shots were fired In tho TIST ditturhanco today. Tho police 'say lliaf at least 11 psr-soua struck by bullets. In Chicago District CHICAGO, Sept. of the second day of the nation-wide In the steel industry found nearly all (he nlanls iniffic Chicago "district elth; cr closed-down or working' with n greatly reduced' force.' Labor union officials predicted that every plant In the district will be closed within few days. t Divergent Clalmt PITTSBUKU, Pa.j Sept.. conditions In the Fittsbarg dls' Iricl wcro. not changea today, accord: hie lo reports from both labor and company sonrcei. Secretary "Wnilajri.' r'oster, of the steel workefa' aatlan- nl committee.' the tlrlKe wu spreading and. that mom mm were out lodny, not hi the Plltsburf district, but also In cntlylng and In other pans of the country; Tho Homestead works 01 the Omegle Steel Company, subsidiary of the- United States Steel Corporation, wen -asserted. Mr. Fnsler's claims were not out by reports coming froth the r Can. negle company and from Independent. Eources. '.'The situation Is was the flat declnrslion "of a repre- sentative of tbe Cnrneglo number of his fellows who protest- "We have more soing to against forced marches, bad food, I hft said, "and company. work at our etc., nnd as a 'result came before a ports shovr ttdtlillpnal men. are couri-rnarllal. After his sen fence her'ns back at other plants ot (M but on tho advice of his fam- lly garo himself up. petition aekB for a pardon and honorable dlsr charge. Tsylor was only If years old at the time of Ms enlistment. URQC IMPORTATION OF CANADIAN CATTLE MJiVDO.V, Sept. The Dmlly Mall. In fin' editorial urg- ing greater food production, says the Importation of ciltlo from-. Canada be pemllted. pany." At certain points In-western Peam- sylvanla, outside Ihe PiKsburg dlftnct, conditions, while .not bad, were, not good ti Iter "e of was Bald. coolpftnT was was farther because police protection whu " as adequate av It was In ana I'iltshorg. fm disorders were rewrfM early part M the ;