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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 24, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME ID. UiTHBIUDGt. ALKKKTA. WEDNESDAY, 11HQ NUMBER 211 Hearst Adds to Cabinet D'ANNUNZIOHAS TOLA. Monday, Sept. unsafe wliile the Dante AHgherl was four Mallau baltloibln Danlo AllghcrL and the I destroyers Mlmbollo, an 57 Farmers Already Have Ciftdidates Busy AUo HRIG.-GEN. KOSS are Darned units of the XJumc navy, accordluj lo n rrocUmatloa written by Capt. Cabrle'e d'Annuiiilo, and dis- tributed In thla city. The proclamation praises Hie men of Lhe-o Rhips for "tbclr loyally to Ibe Flutnau rauro" and citolti ihem for Jiolr "valorous acls." It Is II was because of the desertions of these four ve.ieels from the regular Italian navy lhat. allied commanders wcro forced lo withdraw from the bar- NOW IN CABINET TORONTO Sept. date of the last Ontario general election was June. 19 1914. Thi partlea stood af- ter Ihe voles wero counted: Conser- vatives, 84; Liberals, 25; Independent- Liberals. 1; I. Tha standing of .the parties at ells- solullou o( the legislature IE: Con-- BCrvatkea, 76; Liberals, 30; United Farmers, 2; vacant seals, 2; Conser- vative-Liberal, Labor, 3. Last nlfihl It was asserted that tUero were 41 Conservatives nominated. 47 Liberals and 57 United Farmers. Numerous conventions are b held durlne Iho. week. Labor's Election ATmt .HAMILTON, Oat.. SepL Some Idea of the part organized labor liopei In play in the coming provincial tilec- tioos was told by Joe secret- ary of the Independent-Labor parly, who ad J rested Uie Trades and Labor in an appeal Tor support ol labor atlhB polls! .Mr. Ms.rXj staled "labor is un- ited politically Iron] ono end of On- tario lo tbe- other." and added Uial they have been able lo arrange with the United Farmers lo run Joint can- didates, apart' from those will carry the banner of Ihc United Farm- ers of Ontario aa well. New Cabinet Minlfcttrt TORONTO'Sept. '24 Ar- thur K. Ross, who id being taken into the provincial cabinet. Is a native of Ontario 'and is .45 years ol age. In tha South African gave emin- ent services as a surgeon, besides bar- fought as a private, and'in the nuchorcd there iin-1 ivas loyal to the D'Annunilc cnuEe. Take British Home MALTA, Sept. Ilear-AdmlfcM IIopo, arrived bero today an Loard tho llrtjsb Cardiff, bringing Brttlah troops Iroui Flume, reports thai tho United Sates armored cruis- er ['iltjbure was among the war ves- sels off Kmmo v hen tho Cardie lelt, while Iho rruizer OlympCa liad been ordered lo protecd there. When Capt- f.'Aanunz-o arrived with liis Ail in i nil Hope salr] his men deprived all Ihc nllicd Iroops o: Railways Likely To Be Tied up by Strike Friday their artus, ;ul even Lor of Flunin which was considered I patrol lo carry Ihei.- bayonets. n? men on'J Short Work Day Cause o Controversy at Congress Housing Conditions in Also Probed Further He PROHIBITION NOT IN FAVOR WITH WORKERS great war rendered diatingn at Ihe front as .n -ftclor of medical services. Appointment Yet fshed TORON'TO; Sept. 24 will ho no appointment of a tnlnister of labor for, tie. province of Ontario after Ihe prbvgttial el so ]Tbn. education, ed at a mating of IIA.MH.TOX. OnL. Sc sessions of the Dominion Trades anil I-abor 3'esierday during Ihe cons'dcralion of officers' reports (he mailer o( tlic short work day looketl like developing Into a highly contro- versial subject. Clialnnail son, of Vancouver, liou-ever. poinled out that tlio rcfiucst ot Ibe president of Ihe congress lo.lhe government at tlie time or (lie armistice being signed for the of the eight-Lour day upon all government. work did hot conflict in any' way. with the various proposals regarding 44-hoiir and 30- hour weeks. Tire president's rcuo'rl on LMs subject .ivas.lben ailopted. Proleit Against Prohibition With great Lhe gales eommenrjed the. action ot -Mr. Moore in arranging an Interview ,wlLh Ibe government to protest against pro rilblllon.; ConsideraUon dr tnc" .Kcvernment housing scheme' resulted; in cooslcler able 'dlKOMioD, from differ >Ottawa TorfeV Chclee J 'T OTTAWA, -Sept.. P. 31111;, was'chosen carirtlclale of Ihe .Hearst administration support- ers in an open convention last night. The gathering was unique In tlint it was opehrto elector ol West. Ot tawa irTpfefalnK" sur-jron the-pres- ent gorenlment. About 500 attended Former Miyor Charles.IlopewelI was the only other name placed before the convention.. Another Lawyer EGANSV1LLB. Scpl. J. Elattery, lawyer of .Arnprior, was 'nominated Liberal candi- date to COT. I eat. Iho riding of South Henfrew in tbe coming Ontario elec- tions: ilon. T. ,YV- McGarry, proTln- c'ral treasurer, ant, John Carly, Bru candidate, are also lo eat of. Domlnloh com- ff ALLEGED TR'AIM ROBBERS v PLEAD "NOT GUILTY" QUEBEC, Sept. Topping, tbje Transcontinental Railway, conductor, and. J. T. ProilJig. artcsteii la connec- UOH with, the robbery ot 4 000 from the Ocean Limited, I'leaded not-guilty In tbe police courL yesterday. The money lias not yet been recovered. Government Offers Settlement Sooner Strike Will Be Means Annually and Would Mean Raising Freight Rates 50 per ernment Declares Action of Men Unjustifiable. 5 NEW DAYTON I. D- A. MEETS SATURDAY There will he n big Irriga- tion Meeting', at New Dayton on Saturday evening, Septem- ber 27th at 7.30. All land owners in Tp. 5. Tp. 5, Range IS, Tp. D, liangc 17, anil Tp. IS, are In- vited to come and help bqbst." NBW DAYTON', I. D. A. H. lj. Kuplcr, Sec.-Trcaa. '-'made were bdt the situa- tion. .._ that Ibe government did not 'flt-tb adopt the-'sagjeatlon of the building pur poses should be' rhi'de- directly to' the persons Speaking in -elaboration ol his re port to the Mdoro SEIZED BY POLICE Making Woods Only For' Own Consumption But Story Didn't Go Our Own fKRMB' B.C., 3ept. In a raM tnide on the premises ot Nasglf Kc fpury last fVldar n'fhL A completo antS 300 bHlleB ot Intoxlcntlng liquor which' had been n n u ft c Lured en the premises were confiscated by Collector of Inland .Rerenao R, H. Browrij Rctornpanltd by Chief ProTln cUI and ConaVahle Clarkalnnc, of the City police force. The accused, 'who fa nn' old realdent of ud connected with the firm of Kefoury of (his clly, appcrtr before Chief, Mtftdtrate Whimster Ihfft.Rftemooo and was fined 1 350.00 i Mr. Kefcmry claimed, that, he was tbe liquor tor personal oorosnmptfon, bat hli pleiiHant tskna arc noi realfccd. The si 111 .-Will Hill remain with (Tin authorities, Docior deplored the housing'conditions exist- ing in Canadaj Particularly In .the mining districts was Ihe accommoda- tion extremely bad, he said. He in- stanced Ihe case of IS.'ChhieEe-Hvfng In one small attic room In Vancouver. "There are. lop' hrinr irarebovised .instead of nelog he said. Bob Leavitt on Committee Tbe outcome of the dEsciisefon was he appicnlmenl of "a committee.'con- B ot Delegates' Brute, ToTonlo; Mhthleu, Montreal; Slcclc, Sydney; Jaw, anil Leavitt, Al- herta, lo consider the matter. The ommittec proposed 'the adoption of ho president's .report dealing wILh lie organization of police, at (he same imc reaffirming labor's Bland that he police bo given the, right to ganlzc and aiao the right, lo aCflli wllh iho Dominion Trades and Gag. In proposing tbe adoption of the report, Chairman "Wilkinson the inajorllj7 report of >ommTsgione.TH; Sir and S. It. Parnona, In connection with ho Toronto police investigation, as 'chlldfsh and A special committee will be appoint- ed to Inrestlgate Iho whole question of.police organiiAllon. Deleo'tea Entertained HAMILTON, Sept. Enlcr- lalnmcnfs for.Ibe rlelegates and their friends rre the chief Items for to- proceedtn'Ra of tbe Trades and Labor Congfeaa. BCT Tlllet, the. BriUah labor leader, IB eipected lo arrive here today and expected to addresi the soino time I o morrow. Griesbach ,Is Mentioned M.P. Commissioner OTTAWA, Sept. name of Brig.-Gen. Griesbach, of Ed- monton, is being rvssocialecl with (he positron of the U.S.W.M.I'. This is consid- ered merely as gossip here, IL Js not cousiderod likely the. gov- crnrnerit ivill open up'. seals 'wiilcii the' appoliilmenl 'of- Gen-'CJrieHbacb would necessitate -in" Eilmnnlon West. f. Another interesting report hero Is that H. li. Halllday, for Bow River, lias sold out'lys Al- berta interests at IIanna and may reside in the east. Senator Peter Tnlbol, of I.a- cotnbc, is very ill nnd is-noL able lo attend the session. Dr, K, L. Gamer, of thla has ten admlted 'Fellow of the Anwrl can Collfgf of Surgeons bj exatnln (km In the art and of our held the college. ThiVlK in of work done by Dr. Oar Mr IB. inrfery In Femk ROMEO p 0OND8 OAUDKNA, Sepl; The Oar 4na State wa.i rohhed of 1 20, CM of Uberly bonds, wbkh were LiKn from Ihe safety deposit boze hit nlfht.- Bill Has To Get Its Third Again Attack's RoweH OTTAWA, Sept. cliap- r in the quarrel between Hon. Mr oTvelJ and Murpliy was rllLcn in Ihc 'commons today when Mr. llurphy, on a question ol privi replleri lo sorne'ol Ihe statements made by Mr. Hovel I at the close of the debate on phy Lad considerable difficulty in headway because at the tr's thal'.U. was uoL perm'.sslljle mailer to do an> more than- reply., to specific state merits. Mr. MDrpny maintained Ibat all Ibe italcmcnts madej months ago in reference lo Mr.i Rpu'eirs salary of the 'opposition' and pthe "poULlcaJ par The mi I inn bill, to ti provisions of the fftary.a, inr-11 irith Hie llqublation of properly Gcrnian In Canada: AwaiU AuJtrallan Rat if feat Hon.. Mr. Doncrty Louse, that as soon as the Australia parliament had given its the peace treaty, the BnMsh ratifica- tion would be deposited- In "Paris. ThanVigiving Day" J__ Further consideration TTBE "given t Mr Pedlow's bill lo Ilx pennHcen Thanksgiving commemorative the annlBtlce. The amendment moved tbe bine night providing that armistice Thanksgiving Day be celebrated November 11 (armistice day) was ca rled on a standing vole of 34 to 22 an LONDON, Sept. Because of the situation created by the pret- enlation to Ihc government today of an ultimatum of the aril way- men, In which a strike wai threat- ened, a full meeting of the cabi- net was called to be held thla Afternoon to consider the situa- tion. The executive body of the railroadmen, It wai declared by J, H. Thomas, the general secre- tary of the National Union of RaMwaymen, hii unanimously de- cided to Declare a sllrke at noon Friday urtlew a settlement fer from the Government Ea re- ceived In the meantime. The nature of the dispute which resulted In the sending of the ulti- matum, may be summarized as fol- lows: "As the result of negotiations between the railroad men and the board of trade earlier in the year, It was agreed that the present wages should be until December 31. Regarding the 'standardization of wiges and the removal of anomallet It was decided that this could only be dealt with by a general revi- sion of the permanent wages. The railwayman's 'unions have been pressing for the standardization, but It was generally agreed that this would be of the utmost diffi- culty the. exirt ing abnormal conditions. However, the locomo- tive" engineers, firemen and clean- tri the government on the standardization of their wages In the hopes that In this way they could avoid a strike. LONDON', Sept. A railway strike in Qremt Britain over the ques- .ioa'pl- Wages' appeared as a possibility throdgu. today's developments in ILe negotiations ..between representatives ot the men the government. The ixecutiye body of Ihe railwajmei Lbis morning sent pm iiVtlmaluTri lo the government regarding a standardiza- tion vCta mte by tbe latter, and lull- men ivould ho ordered to quit work. The ulIimalUDi n'as the result of a conference this morning belwcen S'r Eric Geddes, the aevr mioleler of tnmspuriattan, and 1'rcmter Lloyd eorgc. The was Eipressed ehorlly nftcr noon that the Ruvern- tnenl would Issue n reply to the ulti- mata, m was dolircrtd by J. II. Thomas, geticral secretary- of Iho Big War Is On In States Congress Views Steel Strike As First Move in ital Show Down LABOR PLANS THE SOCIALIZATION .OF ALL BASIC INDUSTRIES He ports from all steel today recorded little change In the align- ._ menl of Iho opposing forces ot the lab- Matlonal Union of Rail way men, ueloro or unions and the sleel companies In liic day was over. iho Manonlng Valley of. Ohio, the The expectation was realized early strikers' tie-up was complete. Tha In the afternoon, when Mr. Geddes j industry, which Is the backbone' of replied to Ihe ultimatum, declaring :Youngstown ana a neighbor- that the del Ion oE the men'a executive .ing Tillages, Is paralyzed and all Its was unjustifiable and that In order to wage earners are idle, Elae- meet their freight rates i where the struggle Is being carried on would'hare lo be advanced probably rwilJi varying success, the isaue still 50 PET cent. He declared that Ihe in- loclng doubtful In tie great itratcflo reply wis" received .by. noon on Thunrlay the creased pay demanded, would mean an additional permanent expenditure by Uic railway companies amounting lo annually, as compared with the pre-war expenditure. Other concessions that had .been granted, tbe minister stated, had brought Iho Increased expendllurc oE the railroads up to an- nually, whereas the pre-war expendi- ture was only about This increase, he said, be bdrne by the country as a whole and by Ihc country's ririort trade, i The action of iho executive came somewhat unexpectedly, despite the gloomy forecast of an approaching crisis given by Secretary Thomas In .he house yesterday. Before Ihe meeting at which Ihe ultimatum was Iramed, which'wag a session or (ho [nil executive body of the National Union of Railwayman, the belief was voiced in most quarters that a settle menl could be reached without a gen- eral slriVtc. _ Bolh the executive Mid ,myself ,con sidcr the government's offer one fthal could not be Qccepled, as, k "would in itseH result in all parts ot Hie country which" Would V--.- our -'position such Lhit.we: could not control ,ilf said Secretary, In speaking of .tbe BitiiaUoa tb after noon. Advocates to Ottawa foTalktoCommittee OTTAWA, the open- Ihe secretary of the' Imperial Velcrans Ins or. this' morning's session of Ihe at Winnipeg lie asked thai a delegate Ihe bill was reported out ol conrnit- special committee' o[ the. bouse on be appointed aod notify (he Vancouver radlatlrs from Pittsburg and ChlcaEo. T In the Pillsliurg district the Car- negie company announced lodsr that ho situation "looks Eoort" and back- eel up its optimism with claiming tbat were returning to work In 'cou- siderablQ numbera. As usual these 9 claims .were stoutly dented by William Foster, chief of stafi for the who reiterated his assertion of yester- day' that Iho spreading anil claimed addTtinnal large had been closed todaj-'and Qiat Homestead would be closed by the crjd of the' week. The placed around various plants for toe first llrae- Tho situation around Chicago .-is more definite than that in' the Pennsyl- vania reyion. A majority o( are closed and those which are Ylill operating are doing go .with rcdiiced fcrcea. The .threatened sympathetic strike of the lake seamen seemed nearer-as the result of trie-refusal of. this crews ot 11 ore freighters lielr "vesMls." decisions affecting. spread of Ihe strike .16 aliie'd tries arc expected'to oatcoine of the mMllns today Hn Pittsbirii; ol the National Steel1 tec iof :wilcVMr; Foster'is The miesllon of inmmonim not V. only the.lalre cblop tfihvV, men to tbe; asslitince 'of WflMJs'wlli be discnsaed at this Utoting and disorder 'still progress of the slmgyle but'so-far.1. only Tlie outbreak! occurred today at Cleveland; j tour men were, stabbed In a battle be-L tween slrlkerf'and nori-strike'rs, probably fatally. At Farrell, .where Int graTest disturbances: tciot" place, .the lown cieculire, Bursess Moody, is under special guard, as .the numerous threats against his life anil tbe streets are patrolled by large for- .ces of sVale troopa deputy sher- ifTs. r tec. As It stands for third reading Uie mailer has r.ol. yet. been JinaHy Report That Hon. C. R. Milchtll Hud Been Appointed Foandafionless (Continued on Page Four.) CARGO OF AUSTRALIAN .WHEAT ADELAIDE, Angtralla, Sept.. The' former 'German steamer WeisECnfelK has Bailed wltti n record shlpme'nt of wneai, totalling tons. CLEMENCEAU WILL ASK RATIFICATION TOBAr PARIS, Sept. Clemenceaa Is eipccted to go before the this after- noon and crll for n vote ratify- ing Ihe peace treaty with Gcr- nuny. The premier's .demanu, accorrllng to (he forecxtl, would t tnide tfler he nrldross- ed the chtrober on the., treaty. Foreign MlnislerV Plchon also to Jpo'V and raako'ft Efmllar .deraitid.'. No r.ieetfng of 1'ne luprinte coun- r.ll of peace ronferenco iras A held today Iri conscnilence of the engagements of the Prcnch 4 rflembcrs. OTTAWA, Sept. sev- eral months there has been a per- slsttnt'rumor that Hon. C. R. Mit- chell, provincial treasurer of Al- wovld be appointed to the- berti Supreme Court of Alberta on the formation of the Appelate Divi- alon which will necessitate' the appointment of -two new judges. Recently rumor hnd it that he had already received the appointment, This is focindatlonleit. The ap- pointment will not be made until Alberta itsues the clamation. It Is considered likely that when the appointments are made they will go to returned Ul alt C. TV. Jacobs' to amend the louse act was further discnsied and soldiers' civil. re-esLabltsVment, Llic telegram from -Ilia United VeteTans' League, Lhc Gratuity League, demanding representation before tbo .._. _____ ____________ coinmiBS'.oii, agaln.came iip. lion. J. sent to tho committee' on prlvi-l A. Calder thouglil it would bo possible leges and elections. It provides tor to take (he evidence ot }Ir. Flynn holding bre elections within 60 days or a. vacancy occurring, a general holiday on election day, and would provide for a member sitting for two constituencies. Before adjournment Ihe minister of justice that as no ictlon had been taken in the loss felt by the house in the death of the late Hon. 1'rank Cochrane, lie wished to more that, the home refrain from sit- ting during the time of Hon. Mr. Coch- rane'E funeral, lie therefore, Ihnt adjournment be made until 4 o'clock afternoon, and this -UBS folloKea. i early neit week and it was decided to call Mr. Flynn- to Ottawa for ne.u Tuesday or Wednesday. The Imperial Veterans of-Vancolivcr had also asked hat a' representative be heard, and it was proposed to hear their dele- gates on Tuesday. K. NesWll raised the question that it might not be necessary lo bring R man from Vancouver if a man could be found nearer lo apeak for the asso- ciation. Mr. Calder thought the body had no direct central., organization and, URGES MORE ATTENTION TO SALMON FISHERIES .npolnted and notify the Vanco branch what had been .done, and ask- ing tC that was aalletactory.' This finally adopted..- Commandant J, G. Evans, of the [Army and Navy -Veterans, Kingston unit, asked that his organisation, be Riven a hearing br the committee. On motion of .Mr..Tweedle, Calgary, It wns .decided lo get, In.tonch with J. Tuppijr, Dominion prc-s-ldent of Ihe Army anil Navy Velerans, ujtlnrj that he take any action necessary' 10; wrfrd appolnllng a delegate represent- ing the whole organization. Large' Penitona OTTAWA, Sepf 24.r-At; tSe s'ilting yesterday, of the special coniislttee ot the house of commons on soldlerB''clvil re-catabllahmcnt Interesting figdres were on the pensions. and other Questions pertaining In- therefore, one man could hardly sneak I for the whole bodjr. Major Cooper I Col, J. W. a ttember ol said he knew of no central organlza- tha board of pensions lion of these men. McLean ingiesled that This Will Not Include lion (o Kill Vacancy in Tern- iskaming Seat OTTAWA, Sent. J. Mc- Quarrie, of NEW Westm'niter, at the flrel meeting of the marine and fisher- ies committee '.his morning drew at- tention In tbe unsatisfactory condi- tions .of tlie salmon tfshlng Industry prltlsh Columbfa on-ing'lo the fail- ure of Iho Fraacr river run. With Ihc object of Improving conditions in Ihe Industry he urged Ihe ap- pointment of some expert' of promi- nence whose duties would bo confined ,o n. steady nnrt close study of all mai- lers, rel.itlng lo the fisheries. Mr. Me- Quarric, vrhlle not disposed lo criti- cize Ihc officials of the fisheries 'de- partment, Bays that their time wns occifplcd by the Issuing of licenses And Diner roullne OTTAWA, Sept, fed- eral tht Ing eanttituency, made vacant by the death of Hon, Fr.inlt Coch' rane, can not take place 'on Oct. 27, the day on which vote be taken In the Mven''vacant corvitltueneresi for. which 'the have been fMiied for .the realon that (here h ivfficlent time between now date for Ifie preparatkn'ef tht Hilt. It li regarded it how- ever, that the writs will be lieued without much delay HI' tn'it the lime for vctlnj will ind cf November.. 4 MONCTON MOTORIOAT PART.Y IS ALL SAFE MON.-CTON, N. B., Sept. The seven Moncton young men who had been adrift In a not- 6r-boat In the Slrails oy Sena- tor-Kcnyon, Iowa, have the senate labor committee Investi- gate the causes of the strike by hearing Chairman Gary of Ine ateel corporation, an 'behalf of capital, and John J. chairman of the organL-vtion mlHee of the steel on be- half ol labor, Is to tfitn up.the whole situation H I "In behalf of the (rut the a for Towa ..expressed ,lt. Fttipmt. will be heard by the ctmnllt- tee tomorrow and Mr. Gary will be heard Wednesday, October-1. Disorders at' CLEVELAND, Ohio, Sept. men were slabbed, twb'probnbly fatal- ly, and two others were badly bealeo near the entrance of Iho American Steel, and ..Wlrf company, Newbnrj this morning In the first aerlonS' local disorder'of tho slilke. Th9 trouble broke out wlienis street car slopped nsarjlhe plant to let'off men bound for work'at Iho mills, Ohio Plants Paralyied YOUNOSTOWN, Ohio, Sepi Ohio's greatest steel 'ceclre, the JIahoning Valley., wllb Ibo of, YounEslofrn'as Us centre, la complete- ly paralyzed. The aleol (trike has resulted In Ihe closing of eyery, mill in the ralley. Forly-fonr men arc Idle anrt weekly wlgos Baling aprroxlmalely are unearned snrf unpaid. Aerial 'Patrof.Ci________ TOUNOSTOW.V, Ohio, Sept. H-T An iierinl patrol of the YonnfitawTt strike 'dlslrlcl iettabllehen by the'Yonngstown police .'The Yonngstowri-ATlatloh Clib fereil the use.of a been accepled: GapL thr. Roysl fijlng Corps, Caaaji, win fM Uie BacklM, ;