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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 16, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. Lethbiridgc, Alberta. V^^ednesday, April 16, 1913 PRICE-FIVE CENTOS Number 10(> VOTEFO RJdiiESA] SD GREATER A VD BETTER LETHBRIDGE . -i, 1.:' , _ � ' � , The Following Telegram was^^Received This Morning by Mr. W. Alford^irom the President and Secretary of the Trades and Labor Council of Canada : Ottawa, Ont, April 15, 1913. W, Alford, Presidents & L, Council Lethbridge, Alta. We Urge Every Unionist in Lethbridge to do His Utmost to Secure Election Qf Jones to Provincial House. Sink Every Minor Consideration and Vote Solidly for Jones, O'Brien has Our Warmest Support and Expect to See Him Elected by Overwhelming Majority. JC. WATERS, President. P. M. DRAPER, Secretary. . Have Made Personal Investigation at the Request of Messrs Alford and Bifown and Find That This Message was Received by the C. P. Telegraph Office as it is. Given Above. W. D. L HARDIE, Mayor. N SONNY m IE S Mr. Strickland, Species Government Entomologist, Here to Study and Develop Practical Means for Their Extermination The "Porosagratis dclorata" or insignificant but tlrcaded cutworm wJiich tliU so mucli damage to the, ,., , . . .c -j. ,,,^ , , , T u \- cahbre .who can cope with the situ- 1012 crop, IS doomed to destruction. !,tinn hwK. anri Avill rimihtl{ a man: to Edmonton who will have.some indueuce with the 4" government. �! Governments are only hu-^� man and to.send a man to tlie house ,who, is always opposing j� oyoryjifilng submitted is not *� thc'hos't,way of helping the I* city. The Herald is not^oner-' 1 ther gdvorn^ merit would not, Stand for^it-^lt was preposterous to eJspect farmers- to pay twiop.'a. month; especially when money iii,feo: scarce with them in the illoueifring days. When Mr. Jones-and JVm- Stubbs went to Edmonton, and with the assistance of Hon.: A.: J.^AlcLean, presented the case for the miners the government, freadily' acfceded to the request and ifie''iriinersrdf Alberta will have;-, their , wages paid twice a month in.Uutute", despite all the agreements with the operators. Dr. Stewart'and'Ohfts. O'Brien stand aloi^elii trying to force twice a month p'ay ^ipon'the farmers of Alberta'. -  . GOVERNMENT SAFE-SIFTON The following final meaaage to the Electors of Alberta was given out this evening by Premier Slfton, loader of the.LlbarUl party. "Final reports from all constituencies show as tollows: ,In.JJS; the opposition has a better chance than the government supporter*; eight seats are doubtful with chances in favor of the government; tlft-remaining forty are considered safe, ten of them with majorities ran'gpg: from fifty to one hundred and fifty and thirty with majorities', rwislng from oue hundred and fifty to six hundred. Three or four wilfiifflrab^hiy do better than this. These estimates are safe, providing, votb^i Who favor tlie government cast their ballots and I confidently asfisj^n such to show by the force of the majorities that a campaign of s^der and misrepresentation is no answer to good work and good leglBlation." ARTHUR L. SIFTON. Edmonton, April 16.-All the Cabinet ministers, who coufd-be reached by long distance telephone and telegraph, or who were 'In the ;city,.last.night, .were v*t;y -optlmlstlo^slrrdtalLdecfa'red' ^^t^a cleart iweip for th'ei Liberal tparty wfs assured. /''If,they carry;fifteen seats, ^nd /ihati Is giving them ali^he doubtful ones, I will be surprised," was the concensus of their opinions 'Ay.i-AMION THAT IS THE 9OOD ADVICE PRE MIER 'SIFTQfsl GIVES THE ELECTORS Edmonton, Alti'v,,April IC-Premier Slfton in rr^ply to a message te- garding.a oam54!,6'i^^o�'-'''^�h ^^^^ woul(V'resigpa'i3i"&'Wr of Hon. C. W. Gross if sus?aiiie'd>Sn this election, -said, ".The -ptatei^t, in .regard;".'ig.-quarrels in.1;hei.*ibinct.and also my resignation-,:)^fei: absolutely untrue, Never heard of eitlier'until your ttle-grdin, arrived.^ Would  reply . asking voters-'to pay no attent:on, to opposition lies at this late -jate." *- Come to Hersild and Hear the Results V\^eather permitting, the Herald tomorrow night wlU bulletln'the election returns on a bjg canvas* opposite the Herald building. Sixth street A powerful lantorn V will be used and this will be the spot to get the returns iis qOlolily'. as they are gathered. The .Her-^^ aid is noted for efficient seryice In gathering returns, and It "(s � hoped this record will be Wall sustained tomorrow. The Herald g'uarantees that the returns, will be thrown on the canvas as, received without party coloring.; Any one wanting the returns should come to the Herald. 10 VOTE FOURTEEN polling' PLACES in 'city -ELECTORSi SHOULD � WATCH FOR riVlPEf?- � s.: = S0NAT0R8- ELL PIH 10 VISIT London, April 1;: ^ Rome, April 16.-The aggravation, which occurred last evening in the condition of the Pope reached itp climax shortly before .midnight; and then gradually wot6 oft in 'the oarly^morn-ing hours. .�When,. Professor Marchiafava.' len-d terpd the' sick .room this morning .just before hal-f-past sev�n,th'e lever-had. entirely'disappeared... The expecttsl'a-'! tion, which had,been abundant during the night was considered by the pro-; lessor ito be sometwhat better,.'-'bdth' In substance and color. , ^ The injection administered by Dr. Amica In the couTse of the night .had; produced the desired effect of kaapiijg up thie.strength t}f'the;-patlenit'B!h'fei.rtj.! altbough.the,,general; weakneBft;h^dltf-:. creased.,'I TheiPontlffwap.abletfftafee; some nourishment. , / He greatly enjoyed some yolka,'Of e^gs beabsn ,up in Marsala wine 'and There are fourteen polling booths In the. city of Lethbridge riding, and by Consulting an election proclama-'tion or inquiring at the party committee'rooms, voters will have no trouble ascert9,ining - where, they sliould vote. There is a big � bunch ;,of;the.^Manitoba pluggers' ? ? LIBERAL RALLY ? ? ? ? > * TONIGHT \ 4- There will be a meeting tp-nightm tpe Ijjberil .committee, ?''rooms over Kenny & Allln's ' Paig-n has been a strfimious one ^;.;ahd; tonight'^, meellng, will be ; the, last.; � There .is imi^ortant iJps'iness to come- before the ^ ipe,eting, and eyervone interest-'i^^b&M return of'the Sltton ? ^ administration shouM be, on '> >.., hand'at eight o'tjlocij sharp to- ? iril'ght'. -'.v' > ^ .J. + ^ f 'I-1 the crew. .(As.- .u , iians. old brandy, a coneoolloa liked'fe'Itfll- >-�,.' ' * * ' ^ ' ' , 4 vs Today; sees the last of'the 1913 provincial election campaign. Tomorrow the voter will displace tho cam-palgnfer, and tomorrow night the Tg; suit of one' of the most' strenuous campaigns ever fought in Alberta will be atoouneed. As to" the general result there is no doubti'The Slfton government will be sustained byha.handsome.working majority. / " Locally the ^(j'amp.aign. will not be over 'until the,; last iirote,'is registered.; Both ,sides are confident of victory: The third party, is not considered at, all likely to win. In fact. Knight's vote is popularly-se'l. at 125 votes. S Dr. jStewart'diSUgpprters say he will win, but. thelK;aj3ml(;Tti�e result willbe close.: Last elecllorifihe had 182 tna-jorityi If he' wins this 'time they; ad^ ,mit he' willhave not mofe than one-fourth that nvimber; of votes'to; the go'ilj.y They say that he must get a majority. In .every poll south 'of the C:; P.:\R.i tracks, and that the. total of these 'majorities; musit amount to at least 450, if he Is to win.; There is,a cheerful ;atmo�phore about khe Liberal comiilittee rcoiQw; both soufti ,pnd north of the 'track. Stories; of defection;ampng the Lib6ral| have be^ spread broadcast for th6 purpose of miBgulding'the public, There is no defection in the Liberal ranks, no more than >ls evident every campaign, and the Liberal vote,polled south of the track will bela.fger than ever. This will be particularly true at the Fleetwood scbool poll, where everything points to au even break, If not a Jones'majority. Last election this poll gave Dn-S'tfewS-i't about fifty majority, � Ih Nortii Lethbridge the,Lib-:eral Vote will:far ex,cead that of .�ther years;.;,-'Wostpf-'tihe;men living in that part of'the,city are -working men, and they are a-solid body-behind Mr; J; 0^ Jon�8, The-.Lrabor committee rooms have; been the busiest' spot In the c(ty for"] the pasit two. weeks, and they' have dine thsii^ work well. Tlieir organization, iias �been dn^ of tije* best, and they ;Vir9; confidant, that the slTalght Labor,vpte^for .:f,,0. J^pnes will b6''tlj'e surprise Oif t})e campaign,' / " NotthjOf th,e river'th^re:is only one ? ? ? ? ? : ? * '^' ? CARDSTON WOOLF sure Re- : Cardston, April ports received this ' morning from all over this riding give iVIartin Woolf, Llb^eral. candidate, a majority of over; one; hundreds. Indications now point to a large - vote being polled, and complete returns will be heavier than the early reports. Mr. Ives Against The Trunk Roads Under Taber date line W. C, Ives, of 'Lethbridge, has sent ^ a circular letter to ihC; farmers' 'in' the back part of the. Taber riding-condemning tlie,of\ trunk roads and all roads running along the railway lines for the benefit of the towns. He says the roads 'Should run m the opposite dlrec^ tion, None' of thesfe ciroulars'have/ been distributed in the towns' along railways. They--ate meant; for backtownship ftonsumptloni In the towns Mr. i\ss shed tears over the poor roads they have been getting, ' , In the circular letter sent, out by Mr. Ives "the good roads given the towns by Mr, 'McLe'an , are sneered 'at as being designed  to look nice from train iWiiido.wS.''.' As the towns arfe/jipf-lenjoytog the privilege of reaSinc ?t;&''sJcii^.i culaj: the I-Ieralrf passes it'^lon.%^ What do the towns, anti-tho farmers living near to-�vns thihk of Mr.'Ives.. ^' ^ � //'Ar.'.f \ accident attends.. opening of navigation ( ' 'TTT? , " ' ' , Queij^c, Apt-il Ujr^'yii.e.suhdoner'St,' Alejcls, the first one to'^enter^t'he Qpe-bec bnrljor this spring, wag"wteolced ..on her'way-.ljick .to .Murray Bay, ^A, iarse block, qf-a^ialiji'g ice-struck'l(er 'and s.he,'v^fis ^ubraer^ed-i^t.^a'^fthort tiers in Alberta. Reports to this eJ?* feet are reaching me hourly from many sections, and I have issued spec, Ific Instnictioas to arrest these elect. tion manipulators on sight/ , "They have no business here, bu8; c are merely the paid hirelings ofan,' - ;; unscrupulous group of politicians, who are prepared to resort to any meth-' ods to steal these elections. Bub, ;� they will not succeed. Throughout the province today, I hav� more tljan � two hundred officeds of the Orown, .! ready at a moment's notice to arrest , and jail the breakers of our election laws. A man's franchise is sacred, ;.;�:,= and while he is in Albertaiifc will-tje:*;;Vvfe protected by the governmenf of ''Al.. ;, berta." ' , ' Mr. Cross' statement- came folio wing ;;. recelved.that mo^^eja*!: arrests had been made in Little' Bojv,;� I and BeaVer' River ridings;-and ,tha,tsif Rogers' workers were being hel.d ^ � there. �. 'Premier Slfton, Hon. C. "W. Cross".' � .'. and RoBert L, Shaw, M.L.A, for Stet.i' , tier, last'night nailed an elevsnt&jCiPtSff^ hour campaign canard, circulated in''*' ''V'^ the Opposition press to the eff�ct\hat' as soon as the elections were ove^.; . /'I Premier �Sifton. would resign, -Mi*:|^ll^s^^ he would follow 'this course before ,'�;'^jV-calllng the elections. f,'^ The statem-ents circulated quotfedij'^ j[ .j;^ Shaw as: the authority, but;Mr. Sh^'�^js|i^ was most emphatic in his denial. V'.^,' fi.'i'd "I never stated such a thing to anyj>; ^'fA body at, any time. -Idon't evaa kn|5J5a$?|S this man who is making It, and .evci tallied to him In my life." fte | said. "The whole statement is .a t'ls-' .' sue � of falsehood- ?:from 'beginning v^tbsjHglM end." ;^ "inM Premier Slfton also branded it if a cowardly lie, calculated to work:', ri^~ harm -at the-last ;minute:;;3;V,;/v:v:4;;j(!&jj3 "There is-' no' trutb in this 8tai'^-�'I: (It Uiii lime lia\ �� I stated thac I would,. The whole-story is' false.J;' '-: "Utter rot, and vyithont one partial a  .� of truth," said Mr > Cross, briefly. "Il&^'f ^ iust shows to what straits the Con--servative press Is - reduced, 'wl^^j^V/ such foolishness is being .quoted, Tiia,*'!',;*'.' man who made ^ that 'Btate'm''eni; "ly, ffidving a. deliberate'lie." PROMINENT LONDON ..MAN' ,^ is CRITICALLY IL'U "3, London, Out., April 15 --BJy-Aldejl^A*p man Forrestai, president o? 'the Lon- ' don Barrel Company,^is cTltlcally""llU , ^ ^Mj at his home In this city. His rec'ov- ; ery'ls dou'btful. > . ' , ' " .5. ;. > if. > �> ^� 1^ " : ? , , ^ ' MINERS, POLL YQUR VOTE! ? mine WQjild be' open fp-i-work . : 'tomorrow. The mine h^as been t;!^ working very ipdltferetitly, o("r,"* ? 'late, and it Is. quite ^^urprisims' ? that there should so suddeijly''| ? be demand for ihe inpn l^t^'/j!