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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 10, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridgl Daily Herald AIU.. .Thursday, August EXTRA EDITION 202 IS FAVORED BYiLL IConservatives at Cardston Join Hands With Liberals Can'.ston, Aug. Liberals ot Conservatives in Quandry as to Herron's In- tentions Mncleod, Aug. lost an- other of old timers yeslerday when 11. H. Hobortson, populurly known us dropped dead suddenly in his room at the rear of .Macitie's shoe shop. Mr. Robertson came lo .Mac- tin, district belli a well attended 'cod with the Mounted Police and ,mcelmg Monday evening In tbc As-! MS an imperial veteran and was .scinlilv Hall. Although a very wet very popular with all who knew him. mill disagreeable evening, there was the past t.wo months Mr. Robert- DEAD liiucli'iiilrresl manifested. son has not been feeling m> to his Al each of the other local centres, standard, having suffored a groat deal as Jit.'View, l.cavitt, Kimball, heart trouble, arm the end came im. i'lc., there, were meetings np-j yesterday from Iliat cause. The fiin- lo nominntc ill-legates [or era! will ho holtl from the English the church at 3 o'clock tomorrow after- noon, when' al! Imperial ami North- West .Mounted Police veterans arc 41... reiineKled to attend. Tbc party of Ohio editors who arc .ouriin; Western Canada slopped oft nominnte delegates 1lii' l.rthbridgo t'cmvuntion on 111 Hi -inst. Mnyor -I. A. Hammer occupied temporarily ami the first -was I lie effecting of the district] for the town of Citrdstoh. was done with dispatch and re- si.licd us J. A. Hammer. in Macleod Tor a couple of hours yes- terday and were royally entertained by the .Macleod Board of Trade. Luncheon was served in the town hall and Lbe automobile owners in .Macleod turned out in full force and First N. Barker, j visitors were shown around ihe .Second -lac-; (own, and despite tbe inclemeni wua- ol.s. llior hail a very pleasant time and M. Woolf. There .was a large executive f< i tbe -loi-al organization as were very favorably iinuressed with Macleod and its citizens. Tbe .Macleod Conservatives are J) CiildwcUY'Victoi- Silencer, .Jos. j holding a convention here on Friday Y. Card, A. R. W. for the purpose of nominating a ran- l.i. F. .Lamb, W. Card, H. Hales, Orson Anderson, T. C. Kmvlii'rry and 6ns. Xeilscn. The delegates to Lcfhbridgc also re- ceived due attention and were as he- low Mart Spencer, .J. A. Hammer, Uolln Woolf, N'. llarkcr, D. H. with C. K. Snow and 11. as alternates. The speechifying1 was done liy tbe old reliables .of the Liberal party and were Ktrongly for reciprocity.4 John j commented in j a sorrowful way upon the fact that j our had failed'to represent bis coir-ilit'.ients in this most vital ijuus- Jiltboufih jidstng as an independ- ent candidate. In a neat little speech W. E. .Yiincc.y proiioscd the name of 13. N. i llnriicr as Cardston's nominee lor tbe t Iliiminion Parliament, and in his re-j Kpoiuse, Mr. Burner came out strong' us lo matter ol freer trade, and hating been a custom's officer be l.iiTO- how to do so. 1 Ic showed how 111? high tariff worked against tbc consumer and stated he was "airnrm ed frl-c-trader." I l-'rom the standpoint of a land didate to contest the riding m the CANDIDATE Liberals of Medicine Hat Constituency Choose Local M. P., P. to Oppose Ma- Enthusiasm Splendid Gathering of Delegates From All Parts of Riding W. A. Buchanan, M. L. A. ror Loth- 'IjrltlKo city, was Ihe unanimous clioice of the Liberals of Medicine Hat con- stituency in tlicfr convention this aT- ternoon to their standard bearer In the present election. The crowd of delegates nresent was so groat that it was found that St. Ansustiii's Hall would not hold tbera and an adjourn- ment was made to the Caledonian Hall, which was filled with a cheering crowd o! three hundred enthusiastic supporters of reciprocity. The name of 'Mr. Buchanan was proposed by Dr. S. Galbraith of Vhis city. H. A. Driggs, of Grassy Lake, was nominated by Mr. 'Robert- son; J. D. McGregor, of Medicine Hat, by Mayor 'Milne of Medicine Hat, and .E. N. Barker, of Ciirdston by .1. M. L. A., of CinlBton. All of.these withdrew except Mr. lluchan- an who said he woukl stand if the party wanted him. His noininatioii made unanimous on motion of Messrs. Barker and McGregor amidst cheering that continued for several minutes. 'Mr. Buchanan accepted the nomination and promised to do every- thing in Ills power to carry the lib- eral standard to victory on Sept. 21. Delegates were present from all parts of the riding and everyone says that reciprocity is the desire of each community. Hon. Senator Peter Tal- hot, president of the Alberta Liberal Association presided, and congratu- lated the Liberals of this constituency on the splendid gathering of delegates and the enthusiasm they displayed which however was not to 'be won- clored at when the great cause for which they are fighting is considered. The report of the credential com- mittee showed that there were 159 Accepted delegates present while the number was doubled by those who came from all parts of the constitu- ency to be present at the nomination. .Mr. Buchanan, the candidate, has the solid and active support of the whole party and there is no doubt when the ballots are counted he win be .at the the poll. EASTBOUND TRAIN RAN OFF What, might .have been a serious wreck was averted yesterday evening at -Seven Persons, only because of tbe that passenger train No. 512, caslbound, was only getting up speed .after the stop when the accident oc- election. No names have bni'ii leaving the station at mentioned as yet to which there Is Kfnn the train ran into an any certainty of them running irMlu. in the derail- ing Oi the engine, and the tearing up of several leet o! track. The engine rolled over into the diiclj, but as tile train was travelling only about ten miles an hour none of the cars event of John Herron coming out in favor of reciprocity. Tim min which has fallen in this has not to the district for the past week done any material damage crops .with the exception of rtelayins the harvest, slightly. Now that the weather has again .cleared the prns- nects for the yet are again bright and the tears some people held for frost h'ave been- abandoned. FRANK GRITS INTO THE FRAY Frank, -Aug. meeting of the Frank Liberal Association was held on Holiday night in the sample rooms of the Frank Hotel. Mark Drninm, the president ot the association, pre- The first business transuded i was the election of officers for the i ensuing term. A. V. Lang was elect- ed honorary president; Harvey Jlur- phy, president: .1. W. Greslmm, vice values would he affected liv llic influx president; .1. C. Boudreaii. secretary- of farmers from the .States when re- treasurer. The executive committee: cipiociir "became an established fact. W. J. JlcGowan. C. .T. H. hitlers" would corr.c in far greater '5- Clearhue, Allan A. Moore, W Simp- con W. A. Martin, S. Shone, George numbers and Canada reap the Montalbelti, Bonu ?.feecq, Evan Mur- resultant prosperity in till: develop- ment of her resources. Martin H'oolt also gave a strong 0[ to tlio convention which The next business was the election in favor of the pact, taking js ,tn be held at Macleod on Friday. ibc ground that our increase in the Hnven gentlemen were nominated for Yoliln.1.' of business, would offset very honor and on tbe .ballot being [avorabiy anv loss ing horn this change. revenue result- taken ihc following were elected: H. i.hirphy, A. V. Lang One of the features oi Ihc meeting Cowan, was the support given reciprocity by those counted as Conservatives. and W. J. JIc- The large and enthusiastic gather- ing was a pleasant surprise lo promoters of the meeting and It W ihe left the track. Engineer Hardic luckily escaped with .only a few minor scratches and bruises, and-.vas.4he only person injured in any _way. As soon as the accident happened the wrecking' crew from l.ethbridgc hurried to the scene, and succeeded' in clearing the track and getting it in shape, so that the train reached Medicine" Hat only a few liours late. None oi the other trains were delay- ed more than an hour and traffic i: UNDOING WORK v OF. STATESMEN London, Aug. Dim- 't doe Adi'ertiger ;today says the Canadian opponents of reel- procltyare now giving a turn to the discussion which is re- srettable in tbe present cir-