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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 11, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME vi. TWELVE PAGES Lethbridge, Friday, April 11, CENTS Number 103 Dr. Stewart Seems to Fail to Produce Suggestion of New Thought his- iUasmth, April 11. Ceasar'3 toric saying has 'been revised OSIMJC- lally for Dr. Stewart's bonofH. "I came, I saw, I should buvo stayed at Or at least ho should have learned a, now recitation. A meeting called In the interests of CJn-jatian Jouseii for eight o'clock, was started ut about nine, and then with many vacant chairs to greet the nmowuoil champion of all that IB good, etc., "Doc" Stewart, Had not ;i goodly number of Liberals conic out perchance to hear ono now thing, tho ttttondancc would Jmvo been allm, in- dued. .Mr, Rail star ted tlio ball and Ills wit was of tho variety that never Haw Irolami, spent n great deal of time rehearsing from the iwijj to end, the A, G.W. deal. Hut tho aiuitenco seemed to ho anxious to road tho evening mall. Vet Air. Bail rolled on, and was given bursts oC spontaneous iippl.tuso, ably led by tho doctor, and supported by the plat- form. His efforts, though dry tiresome, are worthy of mention, aa ht> was fairly gooii iviUi his gestures. Then, after looking over the andl eiice, Hnd milking sure that iliero wore no liberals pveHtmt who would WIFE OF CANADA'S FORMER ABLE PREMIER JOINS THE GREAT MAJORITY Toronto, April Annie Thompson, widow of Sir John Thomp- son, who was premier of Canada from Decemoer, isaii, 'xd DuL-umuer, 18JM, died today at tho General Hospital, following HU operation. Lady Thomp- son has resided in Toronto practical- ly continuously sfnco the death of horj husband hi Windsor Castle, on De- cember 12, 1894. Born In Halifax, N.S., Laily Thomp- son was educated there. On Inn- hus- band's (loath, a fund was raised for hot- Isenctlt, to which thu parliament of Canada contributed IN FLOODS Mr. Sifton in Clear, Lucid Address Sets Forth the Case'tot Liberals-Caustic Criticism of Richard Bonfire Appre- ciated--Dr. Gaibraith and Mr. Jones BOB ROGERS IDEA- OF NATURAL RESOURCES CARRIED AWAY BY ICE IT RAN FOUL 'OF ST. ANDREW'S LOCKS Winnipeg, April from Us moorings at tho. foot Water street by the rising the Hed Riv- er, who ntho Ico went out, lust night, the big pleasure steamer, Alberta, drifted under tiie C. P. It- bridge, tore off Us upper works. Drifting down with tho Ice, and badly battered on the way, tho steam- er brought up 'against tho St. An: drow'fl locks, where the jam on all sides was so severe that its engines foil through the bottom of tho boat, and loft It a complete wreck. THE DUCHESS IMPROVING 'likely desire to tho chairman London, April Col- lowing bulletin was issued morning: "Her Royal Swing of Victory in the Air and Premier Sifton is Confident of the Result offered a. few momenta to any one iHlshness tho -Duchess Con- who deniml to. speak in tho inter- cets of Mr, Woolf. Mr. HefltlieraJmiv Just madt? n brief sltitcniont-, correcting it statement of Mr. Ball's, ro appropriation for bridges; _ _ TlibTirUie trump card of the even- ing wilt) played, tlio the lead- Jijtf ot W, The. modern Sir Galahad commenced by JamUng tho Conserva- tive candidate, Mr. Jensen, until even Ills'- intimate frlenda Imew not of he _ He soon got-rbach to tho rut, though, nnd- it was the same old story ovei again. And it in- deed, even tho DocV himself seemed. to-.-be automatic, as was the applause It-was oiie long harangue oC the evils Slftoniam, and-everything'and ev- erybody connected with it. No Con- servative platform, no indication of a glimmering of good intention on the part of 'the Liberals, -but just tho same old story of mlarulo, cheating, etp., until the blood fairly and one would froze in the veins, gang.wo were still alive, He attack- ed all legislation, including the Ma- chinery-Act and .the Elevator Bill, es- pecially pointing out the evils these two, which all the more showed Ins consistency 'when he confessed in answer to questions from the -audi- ence that he had 'supported them -both When asked as-to the pre-election pi onuses of R L. Borden, anfl why thej were uot cariled out, he said they would yet be carried out (.of course, taking as a limit, "indefinite As he took his seat, some one'call- ed out for.i'V'W. Karren, He arose, and aftei referilng in touching Ian to the good things that .Jia4-been. said, he made the hit of tho -evening when he 'And, 1 be- that most of what has been said is true-T. He; further stated: "Well, we are'side of this and the audience heartily -agreed. His hon- estj, though appreciated bj the audi- ence, waa not thought much of from the platform, and Conservative rloa- uie applied, appdieiitly, for he abiuptly took his seat During the meeting the Conserva- tive tiio iurmshed a paiodies that scorned to .lie 'enjoyed more tljaii' even the star attraction more appearance of and it will give toe1 Liberals more votes a good Liberal speak- er could.draw. naught.bus had a good, night and continues to mtyke .satis-. progress." NEWSPAPER SAYS SERVIAN AR- TILLERY .MOWED DOWN THEIR OWN SOLDIERS Cettinje, -Montenegro, April 11 The Servian troops, which assisting the Montenegrin army in the siege of Scutari, wiUidViiwn, are marching This leaves jrontenegro. standing practi- cally alono in its- defiance of ,ttho Powers. 'The Official Gaxette today that the heavy Montenegrin, losses Bustaia-ed-during the recent assanlton the Turrajiosch; forts were due.main- ly to the Servian artillery, which con tinned te fire while the allied troops were storming the works The Serv- ian commaridei-'fofgbrtb give the or- der to cease fire, nays the Gazette. GAUGE TODAY REGISTERED 54.4 TAK? THE HIGH SPOTS TO ARE ON SINE Cairo, III., April. er registered feet here today, a fall of one-tenth .of an inch since last night Because1 of .the continued high stage of the water the levee pa- "trol lias been increased. The'Illinois Central ting trains through )m flooded drain- age district, where the water'is tiyb feet; over the tracks, thereby opening direct service between New Orleans and Chicago. The relief expedition to. the. Wa- bsah river bottoms returned -last.highi nn_the steamer City of Cairo Mem- bers of the party reported .that-con- ditions up he Ohio are deplorable Only one or two points between Cairo and Mount Vernon are above water In many, places the river ig tfli five milos wide. Over four--thousand refugees noiv are camped at Wick .Ky., and nearby hills tSralnerd, Minn., April mately 850 miners, practically aii those 'working underground on the Guyana range, as. well as a few score surface men, aro still ou strike today. The Kennedy mine at Cuyuna, Nos. 1 fluti 2 at Iron ton, and the Thompson at Crosby, have censed hoisting. A miners' committee of eight is act- ing in'an advisory capacity, -and a meeting o[ t.tio mining companies Is BchGduIed to "take place today. There is no disorder. "With nomination day over tbo elec> .ion campaign is entering oh its last ap. From now until next Thursday mogt'of the work will bo done in tho committee rooms, where, tbe lists are CALLING IN EXPERTS WHO WILL BE ASKED TO ANALYSE SCHEDULES being ;carefully studied. No moro i end of the Uay, Washington, April Dem- ocrats today were prepared .for the first sharp flghi over the tariff bill, when the sugar schedule came up In the party liemocrats rnet be- hind closed doora again today, wltb the Iron arid tariff under consid- eration, but sugar fight wpuld break before th.e Labor-Liberal candidate for this city, appeared to lay before thu electors ot a constructive policy for There may have been larger politi. cul meetings in Loth bridge than that held at (lie Ma Jen: in last they have never been re-1 tho upbuilding of tho city and ported. There may have boon meat-' Inga wiiich were attended by more hcerfng on tfie part of ttio as on the evening previous, But there never 'wan a meeting in the city of LethbrlUgo, and it will be some months before there is shot her, to which an audience went In a more critical state of mind and had fears, unjustly aroused, more readily dis- pelled than that at the Majestic on tho evening of Nomination Day when Premier Sifton and Jphy O. Jones, Had to Admit That He Kept! mass have been slate.d for Letbbridge, but smaller meetings will likely be held Ibis evening the North, Lethbridge The-study of the tariff bill continu- ed.a't..the Senate. Bide, where'Demo- crats of called in experts to hvlp them analyze electors will have an opportunity of tho HOUBQ bill Thq, work being don .learlng J O Jones discuss the pro (by the shorten the t blem.8 of the labor juau In their T9la-1 of tariff Uon tcvleglalatlon, A big meeting-has 1 it IB claimed, as the committee Burgmann hall, and all electors, .tha laboring men .especially arc a-cordial Invitation-to at- tend: This meeting will-be addressed also, by President Clem Stubbs, of_.the.U_. M, W. of A., the man who aken" J. O: Jones, the Labor' cflndt late. There will be other Labor peakers, >and the meeting should be a rousing one, for Mr. Stubbs' ability as a, up baker is well Known to the labor, men of Lethbridge. On Monday enlng the Llbei als will hold a meeting in North Leth- bridge la favor of the Labor candi- date. This will be A. M.P., and others From outside ridings in .the vicinity of Lethbridge, the' most; optimistic reports come from the there does not appear much chance that the face of tlie map politically materially cua-uged after April 17. The Premier Confident In an interview with Premier Sifton after the mass meeting last night, he said lie was altogether satisfied with ith. The north, too, is united for a continuation of the'.Siftou will be .returned' to power Is a- fore- gone conclusion He is confident also of. winning in Macleod, where he speaks tonight to his own. electors As for the A. G. W., the Premier, said he had, not mentioned because his views on the matter, had been expressed in the House, and v, ere known to every elector in the province. The Conservatives .are bent on mailing it the one. issue, in the campaign They knew, however, where be stood, that an acceptable solution would be found at the earliest possible date, and that he was wiling, to go to the electors on his record, j He thought they would be satisfied to leturn him to power on that record, which would assure them that the A. and G. W. would, receive the same, at- tention1 as other m-atters 'por.tance had received during his ad- ministration. be prepared to act i soon after the Hquse passes the bill. VICTOR SPENCER WIN'S OUT ON APPEAL __5e conviction of Victor Spencer u_ charge of selling intoxlcantfl to Qharlie Wolfplume, an Indian of the Blood. reserve, quashed by His Court session this morning Spencei was Uried at Standoff by Indian 4gent Hyde, and was also con victed of selling Florida watei to on nis wife, v.'ho both filed' from the poisonous effects of it Spencer appealed both cases and Judge Winter saw fir to acquit him on the- first chaige, though no decis- ion had been reached on the second alt the time of going to press Mr Spencers friends heartily congratu lated him on the iesult. C. N. R. From Coming South Mflclood, April to the opinion 'ot leading business men, the net result of R. B. Bennett's meeting here was to make at least fifty votes for Premier Sifton. The big end of ijls speech was made up of and .abuse of tho Adver- the hero, and of Pember, ite editor The Ailver- had the temerity to deal TV 1th- gentleman's tortuous e bit JSSUB 1u- enlarged him with bnjng ,__... _nslble for the holding up of the. C N. R at preventing the road from reaehlngJviacJeod. The; Calgary phenoni raged up and down tbe platform, and poured forth ridicule, pleaded that he was not a member of the Dominion Parliament 'when he applied for the injunction, as if that made any dif- ference. He also said he was pen-fee t- Jy justified in holding up the G. N. R, An hour was taken up with abuse of tbe Advertiser, and defending him- self, the elevator charges also figur- ing- In the comedy From that'lie got down to his Royal i A. G. W., and A INDUSTRY Medicine Hat, April Tho City Council -1ms closed a deal with the Industrial iron Works, Limited, composed of local and Mucleod parties, to build a plunt worth. Tho com- p'twiy will apeclalize on roll. grinding and cornigating for flour and paper mills. T WANTED TO HEAD PAPERS TO SEE WHAT WAS HAPPENING TO HIM Rome, April Pope was feeling stronger toilay. and erprcsaet disappointment at not being able to receive the pilgrimage from Venice He asked Cardinal Del Val to re- ceive the pilgrims for him and ham each of them a commemoration med- al. A sister and niece of the Pope visited him today and remained sev- eral hours in his room. While Mgc same speech, be. delivered Robert Patterson spoke briefly, and to deny that he gave as bia reason foi turning Conservative that the .farmers bad not., come, through' with bis election expenses, but! there are many .witnesses to the fact that he did say so. The Liberals and all Independents wbo.are working for Premier Sifton are delighted over of Mr! Bennett's appear- ance here. -santeucft_the_ secretary to his MUST BECOMF "AMERICANS Washington, April 9; President Wilson let it be known today that the Federal 'government -would not inter-, fere with pending legislation in Cal- ifornia by "yvliicli aliens, who have jiot declared their intention of becom- iiig naturalized 'American, citizens are prohibited from owning land ...or pro- perty. He communicated this inform- ation informally Representative Rake. MRS.-EMMELINE PANKHURST The suffragette leader, found guilty of Inciting to malicious destruction of- property, and sentenced to three years hard labor. HE WILL' INVESTIGATE THE CAUSES. OF BIG STRIKE IN BUFFALO Albany, April Sulzer today directed the state labor depart- ment to "conduct a public iiivestlga-; tlon. into tho conditions of the Buffalo strike. Deputy Attorney General James A. Parsons waa desig- nated to assist in the imjulry, G. T. P. ALBERTA TRAINS Cnlgary, -April Grand Trunk Pacific 'passenger .trains" will be op- erating- betiveeii Calgary and Edmon- ton within the next 60 accord- ing to [the statement pi W. P. Hin- tou, traffic agent of the company, wlm arrived in the city today. A temporary station i3 to be ejectcd WILL BE ELABORATE CERE- MONIES FOUR LANGUAGES IN The.dedication of the new St. Paul's First Lutheran Church will take place on Sunday commencing at two o clu There will be preaching iu Norwegian, Swedish, GcTinan aud For the convenience of those not interest- ed, in the- part of the ser- vice, .that part .vi'ill first, with short sermons, and the aedlcatzon and English sen ice will at three, or a little before. All' interested are cordially invited, and strangers will be most welcome, Rev S1 A T Coineliussen, of Claresbolm, will preach, the Norweg- ian and Swedish seimons, and Rev W. Loeske, oE Calgary, the. German and English, There., "will be'special the.young.'people, and Mr, "WJlliam Scott will sing several solos The pastor will be installed a an holiness, ___ prayed sitting up in bed A rumor spread through the city during the morning that the Pope was anil caused a vush ol inquiry to the vati cin, where tliev Euund everything tranquil The Pope at times com plains of pains in the bma.Il ot his back, -fthich increase he sits up and when he coughs These anc other symptoms are attributed b] the phvsicians to a renewal of nenr. algia arising from influenza, and rem edies been applied to insure fre action of the internal organs Prof lUarehiava is apparently not quit satisfied the progress of recov- ery of strength He is inflexible in his decision not to-allow his patient to undergo any edition The Pope today expressed a desire to read the newspapers, saying that after he was ill the first time, he is curious to see what they have been capable oE dome; to him After his relapse Alarchiava refused to permit to read, wherepon the pontifi ex- it was John O. first appear- heforo the electors of tho south Ido, and his advent was awaited rith a preat deal of Internal. JJeinK labor man, one who had come up mm (lie ranks, there was a greac leal curiosity as to how ho would :et over iho foot lisbU. lie got ove-r foot lights, and ho reached the When this audience found hat he did not wear horns, and -was [Hogoth'rr human so far as they could .op, thoy wanned up to Jones. And. vhen they found he could tulk, and ay what ho had to say lu a Btrulght- orward manner, such us one might expect from a man who for years past as been fighting tho battles of labor, o found that ho had more frlends-Ait-- he audience than ho might -have been Inclined, from reports emanat- ng iVoin Homo to oxpoct. And, Jion, when he had explained his ait- iatlon clearly to every man and wo- nan iu the building, ami eat down, ho was given an ovation such an must mve warmed tho cocklca ot his' to sir t. 'Ho wan Known only by repu- tation before; now ho lr.-kaown as other men before the public eye aro what they have to aay to, ;he public and how they-any It. It waa an orderly audience.. Two orderly. Conservative meetings had get a good precedent. 1-lhevala and lonservr-tives, Laboritea and Social- US, were there. Ami ail; listened with the deepest attention to every WOid thfft It iucUence_ too The Majestic lud nevor a full houao with some overfloyv.Ingi anil it was a new exper- ience, for the old building. Many itood and palientjy listened through, neail> two nours' ProfiaWy there was no greater tribute to Pffr miw Sifton than that fact The Premier Took The Premier has appeared before Lethbridge audiences before, but after the address by R B Bennett of the evening before, it was feared by some, and hoped by others that he -would not' "take." Fears and hopes were alike dashed to the ground. Mr. Sir- ton took. He did not take the aud- ience by storm. He did. not twine them about his little finger, Indeed he never attempted the.role play actor. Ho spoke to them as one business man te another, ami it was plainly evident that the audience wel- comed one who could discuss Queatious day claimed 'That shows, they must have killed and buried me." His Holi- ness sat up in a chair while the bed being made. installation service rat evening 8 p.m. in. the on the Police barracks, irom CANOEING AT BOBCAYGEON Lindsay, Ont., April oE Bobcaygeon is flooded. Several of tbe .dwelling houses are.out of com- mission, .the owners being forced to jthemseheB in tUe top Hats, us- ing canoes to to and SIR STUM HIS FIRM 'BENEFiTTED THROUGH A .CONTRACT FOR SUPPLY- ING SILVER London, April 11 Stuait Mon- tague Samuel, radical member oi parliament irom London, lead- ing banker, mim vacate his seat in parliament because, his." firm Jast year become a purchaser of silver for the Indian government. Tho judicial "committee today de- that hp must give up bis seat, basing its judgment on an old' act of Parliament under which a of house may not t be interested in any. government contracts. out calling ftFctni __ ing orutorj to help him through Up till last night .the people of Lethbriage. bad been led. to .believe that theie was only one Issue in tha campaign, the A G. W They had heen told so times without number until it was accepted as u fact OH night tae> found R BL Bennett devoting 40 minutes to an ex- planation of his part in the campaign Then thay knew that there were two issues. Ma Bennett was dealt -with hy Mi Sifton In a manner which, showed just where Mi. Bennett stood In the matter And the A. G W was never mentioned. That Premier Sifton should have the supreme gall to stand before a Lethbndge audi- ence and mention what R Bennett had impressed upon them as the one great issue in the campaign on which Mr Sifton should, be tumb- led in the dust, was incredulous, in- conceivable Mr Sifton to let R B Bennett have the last word on that great bungle, with the election day only a week off. It pass- eth all understanding. Overflow .Crowd At S.I5 the ushers were rushing round tijmg to find a few vacant seats which, seemed as if it would never stop coming About 8 20 -Premier Blftoii with President Higiubotham of the Liberal Associa- tion, John. O Jones, the candidate, and Dr Gaibraith, entered the theatre and took their seats on the platform amid the plaudits of the vast amli- ence. After singing the National Anthem, Mr Higinbotbam introduced Mr Jones as the of the Trades and Labor Council of Lethbndge, endors- ed by tl.e Liberals oi the city. Me. Jones, ho said, was well and favor- abl> known from Crow's Nest to Ta bei, in every mining camp. Coal mm ing is one of the greatest industries of Alberta, aixd the, chairmahi.saw no reason ft by the miners should not have a man m (he iegislatu e repio- sentiiig them aa well as the doctors, lawiers and men of othej urofesploua (C ontmued-ca page ;