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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 1, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD uOVERNOR WILL BE AT ilGAIION RESS Medicine Hat Will Support le Greek for Next Meeting Maple Friday, Aujyust 1, 191.3 b3 iindl r'.30, and it is .ulvisnble for nil to bo in-esoiit by O.l'i in orik-r to focilUate tho st-aliiig or the visitors. The city of Jlodicino Hat will be roprosentod by ;i stroiiti dolegi^tiou.! and it, is luuU'ralooiJ they ivill support i tiu� claims of Maplp Creeli for tho next couventioii. The delegation will 1(0 hosdPd by Mayor Spencer, and will comprise, besides iiis Worship, 1). \\'.\ Hayes, chief enjiineer aijd general u.'annger of the Southern Alberta; �'a special invitation has been ex-teiided by the exGcut^ivos of the Western Canada Irrigation association, throagh Secretary Xcrman S. I^a"" j l.r.nd Co.: A. H. Gnllickson, WaRer | kin. to the I^layor and members of the] Ilnekvale. who is the official reprc-i Citv Council, and the executives and | s^PHtat've of tlte Cypress i!i!!s Water chairmen of tho sections of the Board p^'!^' ^^^^ocU'-^on: A. M. G-race. and L.ev.-is Welsword. Tho delegation or Trade, to attend the opening ses ,,,.^,,3 thronghout the bion oT the convention next Tuesday morning, a:vd occupy seats on the platform with the distinguished visiters and speakers. The members from this district to the p-rovincial and Dominion p.-^rlia-inenls have also been invited to attend the forntal opening exercises and conventlon_ arriving oariy on Tuesday morning. Robert S. Stoclaon. superintendent! of the operating and niaintenanco de-: liartmsnt of the Canadirai P;;cific| Uailway. at Calgary, will attend the convention, as one of the official delegates of the C. P. R., and the other his Honor George H. V. Bulyea. "lieu-1 It will Tuh over forty bushels to the apre in that district. Many farmers ''^re cutting barley and rye. ? * ? ? ? > ? ? ax*) ? : : : ? ; > ? ? ;. : Cj-anbrqok, B.C., July 31,- Nearly all ' the government road gangs have been called in today, the appropriation, of $180,000 having been spent. About two hundred men are aC-tecled, A contercnce of ambassadors of the European powers was held in Paris in the middle of May to discuss the Mexican situation. The conference was held in lhe;Freneh foreign olBcer The confere^:Ji,a(l before them reports frbm the teiiresenta-tive2 in Mexico of their respective governments. These reports were in substantial. agreement as to the facts. The figures showing the number of subjects of each government residing in iSlexico and amount of money invested in Mexico by the peo-\\q of each European government were before the conference. It. appeared that the 'joint invc.itments of Europe in Mexico greatly exceeded tlie total investment of American money in Mexico. , ? , Before making intimation to the United States it was decided to send special representatives to Mexico to check up the reports received and also to require the diplomatic representatives in Mexico to send in special rep.orts as to the latest developments and prospects. The reports of the diplomatic representatives and the special agents were duly made, and three weeks ago the ambassadors reconvened in Paris to consider the reports. It was found that affairs in Mexico were in a hopeless condition. Huerta was ! found to he unable to crush Carran-za and Maytoreiia, and the latter were not able to dislodge Huerta. Brigandage was reported to be rampant^ throughout the republic. Representations had to be made to the United States. Ways arid means of making these representations' most effective ind at the same time least oflensive were discussed. It was agreed that France should speak for the powers. France thereupon formally sent forth the state of afiairs in Mexico as aRecting European interests. It asked the United States to take immediate, action to remedy the situation.. It intimated that decisive action within thirty days would he highly gratifyinji. President Wilson immediately instructed Amba.ssador Wilson to come to Washington. Ambassador Wilson did not agree with President Wilson as to the recognition of Huerta. The ambassador held that the best solution would he to recognize Huerta and thus enable him to borrow money with which to put forces in tho field capable .of criishing the rebels. The only alternative to this 'plan was to intervene, in his opinion. President Wilson did not take kindly to ths idea Of recognizing Huerta under any circumstances, and he was �particularly opposed to the, suggestion that the t/nited States "sho'uld virtually become a partnbr With Huerta in crushirig the rebels. ^ The President and Secretary Bry-' an are casting about for a plan that' will bring peace in Mexico without recognition of Huerta and Without intervention. They must decide within a few days whether the United States sliall pacify Mexico or whether they shall acquiesce in the landing of armed forces in Mexico by the European j:overnment., may become master'of chambers Calgary, Aug. 1.-It is rumored in legal circles here that L. F. Carry, at present deputy attorney-general, has the refusal of the new position of master of chambers at Calgary. The office was created some time ago to take a lot of patty work off the Supreme and District Court judges. ? : o ? � > > 4> labor leader dead London, Aiig. 1.-A vacancy occurs in the parliamentary division of Chesterfield through the death of James Haslam (Labor), the miners', leader, aged seven ty-onei ? ? ? ? When through old age the bodily f uuctions become sluggisltj' ,Na-Dru-Co Laxatives give gentle, timely ,aud effective aid, without discomfort or distress. 25c. a box at your Druggist's, >73 HiiUonal Draa �nd Chtnlcal ;C