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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 23, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME LETHMUDtie. AUMMTA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER. 23, 1920 NUMBER 241 Statement Have Aligned Them- selves With Agrarians AGAIN DEFENDS PRESENT TARIFF WILL END ON GREAT LAKES 4 POUT AKTHUR, OnL, Sept. sfeuufctp items hare been by seamen- that- Key- an to board the submit their demMxts to a board of arbitration. It Is ex- pected this will end the lake strike. MINERS ASK INCREASE OF S1JADAY First Day opPair and Carnival Real Success; Attendance Gratifying While Agricultural Not ExtWMTC Tfciy Were of Excellent Carried Off Grain Prize John Hamilton HM Miuny Exhibits and Leading John Here- fords on Exhibition. GftAJSTBY, Sept. ing a large audience In the open airl tonight, Premier moro, treated with the tariff question and j largely reiterated his former slate-i ment ot last .evening. At the outset: he explained that be was not making any attack on the fitting member for the county ot Speltord, George Dols- vln, who being deputy speaker, was outside of politics, but he wanted to address them as cltlcens of Canada. "Mr. Melgheh'reileraled thb previous statemcnt-as to the policy of the gov- ernment In. prosecuting the war and the subsequent policy in the recon- struction period.- As far as he was concerned "In framing 'the Conscrip- tion Act he'abided by what, had been (lone. The problem of prosecuting the war and of re-establishing the sold- iers Having, been solved, tbo govern- ment was now' facing another issue, which is that of the tariff. On this question the government was being challenged, although the. people had decided on II three or four times al- ready. After. declaring the farmers were committed to free said: 'I say that the lead- ers, of..the farmers' parly, much followers. to over- turn I do say'that those .with whom they'have aligned'themselves, as for instance .the Winnipeg- and had. as :the- upsetting-... ''systehV-bf-govern ment In Canada. They almost achieved successes in these efforts and 1' say '.the "addiitonrof the "group to the farmers' party party which is-the most formid- able to the present administra- tion." K If and It Is Likely, Price of Coal Will Be Boosted Again Coal operators of western Can- ada are In seulon today 'in Cal- gary, and among other things they will discuss-a request from Dis- trict No. 18, United Mine Workers of America, of an Increase of per day for day men employ- ed about the mines of the dls. trlct, indrder to bring the wage schedule for such employees-In this district up to the wages now being paid similar-men. in the competitive fields of the United States., That this request has been raado ia indicated'in a statement of. Robert Livett, at present acting head of Dls trict.No. 18, TJ. M. W. of A. Contract miners' wages have been filed by the agreement signed some months ago, granting an additional 13 per cent. was the same increase as was granted la'the competitive fields ot the United States. But at that time, tho wages of day men in the States' fields been Hied definitely. However, now. all districts in completed their agreements-wltk the day. men' who work In and mines, and the result-Ms'that thoyVare getting pur' day'more Commissioner who is in charge of oiieratioh in DiBtrict No. 18, has been ap'prised 'tho demanda of th6rnen. If the.increase granted, which 'is' 'considered by -local operators to be quite-likely, In vart at least, vrlli mean an increase'in the cost of pro- duction 30 cents per ton, and a. consequent increase in Mort than paM ad- to itttnd the afternoon and evening seMlons of the val, according to figures jlven the Herald morning by officials of the Conldate Commercial Club and the Lethbrldge Rotary Club. Officials of both clubs highly elatarf dtrtaklng, and look'to blg'crvvrfi today' to swelt the receipts. General expressions of delight, both with carnival and the fair were heard on every hand.' It is the second fair of the Coaldale dis- trict and the third- carnl- val, and the combination affords the public an'attraction that'is hsrd to beat. The whole of the main butldEno at the grounds Is given over to the fair and carnival. The carni- val midway occupies the .west end of the building, the fair the central part and the east end Is given over to the dance floor. The whole place Is prettily, decorated. Unluckily the farmers' of. the district are so busy with th'reshtng that they are'unable to attend in any great numbers though the people turned out en masse, for' the The visit of Premier Stewart and party and the final games" of: the baseball tournament will be of afternoon of .the e people exhibition: of gath- ered, toptwr Wider one TOO! Then hey viiltiqtM'CQildale District Fair and Carnival on the holiday rnuon. Prpbitlr didn't sw tie er at cni bis boUd- nK but the? MW. bf Mil collection, (or good Iann9rs of Coaldile to mike the cottee- tloa truly repreiiatatiTe and wortty of: tie "Gam ot tie Weit.." Coa didn't all its own either, tioort would comed Diore COTajatitloe. Into the contort for premier jibiiori rtd, tinder UK able directlpa.df Fawns, had an el- fields and garden! tan produce which would have'added 'greitJy'to.the competition had the .various entries been In the in- divldusl; contests' instead of being a district exhibit. It been hoped- that Brooks, Ma- i grathi'ind' some 'at the other irrigated have entered the dis- trict wnViiefitipn in order' that the en- a tnie display of what irrigated Alberta can produce. Unfortunately .Brooks officials were too_ busy to take hold of the project BO that the big .crdwu" did not have NOW BOYS DON'T ALL SMILE AT ONCE CHICAGO, Sept. Recent redactions of from 20 to 25 per cent, announced by textile will be reflected In of men's clothing next Eli Strouse, president of the .Nitlenal Clothing Manufac- turers': AsMclatton, declared today at the (Meclatlon'e convention. Mr.' Strouse added that "men's clotfeing prices cannot go down mere'q'utckly than the high cost of labor1 and that peo- remember that the ''cost of Is net the only factor entering Into clothing prices." MACLEOD OFFICIAL COMING TO LETHBRIDGE It Is understood that Tren- holme Ditkson, clerk of the supreme court and district courts at Macleod is to succeed Jl. P. Wallace ai clerk ot these courts in Lelhbridge. Ha is a former mayor ol Macleod. 9 0 SOCIALISTS INVADE THE umv DI 1 i A Reason Offered is the Short- age of Housing Accommo- dation in Rome "Triple Alliance" Meeting Todaj Said To Be in Favor of Action ,y NOT SATISFIED WITH LLOYD GEORGE'S HOME, Sept. Osservatore Romano, tho Vatican organ, says ihat Monday night Socialists attempted to Invade a church in'a popular Quarter but did cot succeed in breaking through the door. They the undertaking to a lal the psper asserts, they to occupy the Lateran Palace, which was once the residence pt the pope. The newspaper also asserts that Socialists arc threatening to invade the Catholic club and two nunneries. Shortage of Dwellings LONDON, Sept. attempted invasion of religious edlDces In Rome IE in part a movement nmong persons unable to obtain dwellings owing to the shortage accomtuoda tions to seize.unoccupied homes and other buildings and Install Ihem- Sept. yarding a nation-wide strike 6t mlnera and the according support to tha movement-by important labor organi- zations was expected when the execu- tive committees of Uie miners' federa- tion, the National Union of Raihvay- Page Four.) Premier National Assembly Places the at Head of French Republic the price of coal throughout prairie west. the (From Our Own Correspondent) RAYMOND, Sept. 22. Charles Stewarl, and Mrs. Stewart, iHon. A. J. McLean, minister of public iworks, and Martin Woolf M.P.P., were i visitors here today. The parly in- jKpectei.lho new provincial School ot Agriculture expressing themselves as being highly pleased with the Institu- tion. From the school they went to the Raymond Hotel, where luncbeon was served, a number of prominent 'eating with the distinguished f visitors. After luncheon they visited J, the School Fair anrt were delighted (with tho many fine things they saw I there. Spent Evening at Warner (Special to Ihe Herald) WARNER, Sept. Premier Stewart and parly reached Warner on I Wednesday afternoon on his lour ot Soulhera Alberta, ami will leave this morning for Lethhridgc. No public meeting was held here as farmers and others arc too busy with j threshing lo attend, hut tho premier met many of the people of, tbo dis- trlct during his stay and Incidentally rost of which he was in need. jXo public pronouncements wore made ascil upon granting of financial aid to national railways and Hot upon advan- ces establishing what were just and reasonable rales within the meaning of'tho Railway Acl. application was stated to be and was conducted as nn appllca- LI6n as referred to by the act, granting tho order upon such grounds tho board exceeded their powers under tho act, having assumed legislative functions. order of the boird was in excess of Its jurisdiction-and powerp, In that it Is Imposing taxation to meet financial problems of government roads', a legislative function as oppos- ed to fixing just and reasonable rates lor .services as" provided by Iho net creating Ihe board. Manitoba also argues that -western freight rates were higher than east- ern and that before any advance ehpujd be made In western rates (he eastern rales must first; be advanced with western rates, DcBChunel ceremony In January. From the political standpoint the conceded walkover for M. Millerand was reflected by the absence of "pow wows" -in. the public square as is usually the case in-presidential elec- tions. The deputies, senators and other political powers early adjourned their discussions to go to tho Hotel as always, was tho of activity, and there lunch time was spent speculating on the for- mation of a new, cabinet. "THANK YOU" HIS REPLY TO .DEATH SENTENCE BRANTFORD, Ont., Sept. George Jones, Convicted yetterday afternoon of murdering Elizabeth Gllen here last.October, was this morning sentenced to be hanged on The prisoner look the sentence with a "thank you." Don't Raise Your Boy To Be a CHICAGO, Sept. ident delivered an a_d- drets'at the banquet last night of the supreme council, thirty-third degree Scottlih Rite Masons for the northern Masonic jurisdiction of America, When the vice-president was Introduced by the toastmaster as "an official" he Mid: "To call tho vice-president .of the United SUtes an official an outrage, Bring your son up to become 'a, president of the United Stales but don't-train him'for the vlee-presl- the lid a Mr CALGARY DRUGGIST GETS JAIL TERM CALGARY, Sept. first sentence ever meted out to a druggist for a second Infraction of .Liquor Act was handed down in the police court Wednesday morning, when Magistrate ers sentenced Arthur J. Me- Auley, whose store is situated at 212 Fourth street, S.E., to four months' ImprisonmentJwitb hard labor. RES1L SLEEP LONDON, Sept. Mayor MacSwiney ot Cork had a few hours of restful aleep last nigiit but he was suffering severe pains in the head and was very weak this morning, ac- cording to a bulletin Issued by tho Irish Self-Determlnatlon League at Drlxton prison. Reports lo the home office by the prison physicians stated there wag no apparent change In tha condition of MacSwiney. This is Ihe 42nd day ol tha lord mayor.'s hunger strike. VOTED DOWN RATIFICATION ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. ation of suffrage amendment by the Maryland house was voted down last night by a vote of CO to 43. OLD AND YOUNG SPENT A NIGHT OF TERROR IN NEARBY HAY FIELDS DAI.BUIGGAX, Sept. ed one thousand per- sons, about half the- population of this partly devastaled town, crept lo their homes Wednesday morning at- having spent a second night ot terror In tho outlying hay Once (luring the middle of the night an alarm was raised which caused a stampede of Ibe people lo more re- mole fields where Ihey took refuge filler hedges and hay cocks, or what- ever shelter they were ablo to dis cover la the darkness. Women and old men shivered In the cold of tbo night until dawn, when a reconnoiterlng party found things qiilci In Dalbrlggan and all ot thorn gradually returned to their Tho correspondent, who (irrlved'at an early hour witnessed tno last of tbo popufailon coming with crying babes in their arms, men carrying blankets and baskets ot food and children endeavoring lo rub Ibe sleep from their eyes.. Only a handful of the residents of Balbfiggan had been courageous Many of Iho townspeople acat- tored among friends In neighboring enough to pass the homes. villages, while others gone to farms near Dublin, more than 30 miles distant. Groups of towns people stood in the slreets gazing al Iho smoking ruins of houses wrecked by bombs or burn- ed after having been soaked with Monday nlghl. Twice during his visit the corrcapondenl'saw motor tenders, ea'ch containing a half dozen "Black and Tnns" recruited from army men lo reinforce the Royal Irish Constabulary, wearing nondeseript- unlforms, half khaki and half pollco biue, whizz through tbe main thor- oughfares, tho men with rifles In their hands. ..i'he. local polico consisted oJ ZO Royal Irish Constabulary veterans. They are said to have prevented the "Black and Tans" from burning the principal factory In the town and'also to have saved other property. One child had a remarkable escape from a stray rifle bullet, which car- night lu "their rfed away an apple troni Us .mouth.: without Injuring Its fingers or Hos, ;