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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 2, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta \  VOLUME X. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, FEBRUAtU' 2, W17 OSEMiNTO SOUTH ALBERTA DIRECTORS OF U. F. A o- In the Mjjaiitiine Miners Hevej^; ^ > ^ TO RELIEVE FAMlrsb;... succession to Hon. George ? J. Clarke, wlio has resigned on ? account of ill health. > > * * * * ' lis Looking After Serious Cases -Hope For Settlement Shortly . Woodrow Wllsoii has no corner on the watchful waiting game these (lays. Citizens of Lothbridge and Southern Alberta who are dependent on coal to cope w;th this zero weather ore watxshfuUy waiting to see the result of Hon. T. W. Crotfaers confer ence with the miners' and joperatora at -Calgary, and while some of them are waiting, they are shivering. Hardieville school was closed down \ this morning-for lack of coal. Westminster School had only enough fuel to keep Going until noon unless Secretary Fleetwood succeeded in securing a load froni the city mine. The North Lethbridge scho"ttls arc supplied by the Dupen Mine which, is jiot \in a position to supply the demand. The coal Bltiiation promises to be relieved to, sonia extent tomorrow Geo. B. Macicay of the Western Canada Agency has ordered five carloads of steam coal, fronv Pass mines. Tht first carload will be received tomor row and the others the beginning of the week. This will assure citizenr of some sort ot fuel to tide them over for a while, and K Jhe strike contin-uoBj more cdal from the Pass will be hrqugbt in. Those in pressing need of^coal should leave their orders with the city cljiiVfe,.. Not qnly is; coal short today but the gas presauro Is low also, although this is due wholly to ihe heavy con-Bumption.. Sotne,~'troubIe is being en-i countered'/In KBatlng large buildings todayv^frltfcr'gal^ �" � �) .8ilU��0lf�.:�t Fernie �'^^�'tBafielttl^TtO'thc Herald) " Fernio,.;iFeB;.4.--While the s�i)ply ot ,coaI Is extremely short here, uo actual suffering has yet occurred as a reault of tht extremely cold weather and the stoppage of work last week at the Coal Creek mines. The mines are how working, though there were a few of ihe men-who held out against returning to work before the government had made good on their effort, to get the increase in wages as they had found due tiie men. President IGTaham, M-'Ce-Preajdent WggB and Secretary Carter are in Calgary ft meet Hon. Mr. Crothers. Genera] jManager Wilson is also at Calgary to take part in the confer-encd. � The mercury has been very low Bpirlted lately, having passe'i the tliir-ty below mark and ia still below the zero notch. ^ Jockeying for Positiono Calgary, Feb. 2.-The coal Bituation which has been so strained between the miners and operators ot eastern British Columbia and of Alberta since November Is still in the indeclsivf state it has been for weeks. Hon. T. W. Crothers, minister of labor, In company in with R. F. Green, M.P., for Kootonay and F. E Harrison, the Dominion wage comniis-Bloner were lu session with the oper ptora this morning. J. J. Wari-eii managing director of the Consolidated Smelters at Trail, and Genera! Superintendent Cameron of th� C.P.R. were also at the conference. Nothing was arrived at. The miners nud operators are apparently jockey ing for the position and perhaps the Borden Agrees With Liberals That This Soldier's Ability Should Be Utilized A, J. DONOHOE, Foremost- W. A. HAMILTON, Lethbridge A director of- the U. K. A. He Is' president ot the first U. F. A. local to be organized in Lethbridgc. :� : ? ? ? : ? ? ? '^^^'!.^TJ^ man, Austrian and Bulgarian g-d a'ict^^^^^^^^^^ ^^l^/tm^T^k'fZvZJe^^^ generals. The-question of tite ^^'^L^J^SS,.::^ ^^^^ pKa?^ expediency ot: au-allack on the J^'o^ their omce... they were sroeted ^Jt^^^^^^^ Saloniki lines iiibelicved to-be ^^r^ioikT JJil^c^^l^^^ ^^adian Co�-u Agricuivu^ ^ j ^^^^ aciionlie may take the.ubieetof:dis^sion_ ^ - Thl^rlot X , Of the provincial organizaOoiid of tfie Wasliinglon, Feb. 2.-Secretary Lansinii Haid he was unprepared to disclose whether any nnnouncenicnt would be made today or not. No Move Yet \Vashin^i(lon, Feb. 2.-Secretary |Lansin,q autliorizcd the slalcnient this morning that so far no coinnitinication had been sent to Gerinanj'. The secretary refused to say whether any instructions had been sent to Ambassador Gerard, and declined to make any statement'for delay in announcing the course of llic United States. Support for Wilson Phoenix, Ai-iz., Feb. 2-The legislature on Thursday unani-niously passed a resolution expressing entire faith and confidence in, President Wilson, and pledging the support of the state uen. Hugiies men iiiauc u iuj.s "J"--';'-1 Oliver asserted that the purpose had ment in regard to the enquiry which 1 ^^^^^^ ^^^^^ defined with sufficient-defln-had been conducted into the affairs ^ j^ij^ ,j,j^y people had been of the 36th Battalion. According to* '......... his explanation. Gen. .Lessard had conducted an enquiry in /connection -vyith the difficulties which .'arose in the regiment dui^ng the 'summer camp frightened out of the country. The Prime minister said that Oliver's fears were unfounded^ He prom-,.o,,M,.,r ,., ^^^^ t� produce a statement from th6 perls on the matter for hims.lf and ^Vit^'l'-^,,'^^^ '"^ "'^-"^ -'1 -another which was marked private 1 and confidential to Adjutant General Williama, In this report he had intimated that his other report was not likely to be acted on because the com-, manding officer was an Orangeman as' -was also the minister ot militia. Sir Sam's second complaint against Gen. Lessard was in regard to the famous^^mobiUzation of the Toronto forces by order of Gen. Lessard shortly after the'outbreak ot the war, bo- ? : : ? ? ? niJloso! the district. All effort Is 15ffl|^'jnade to so- club or a good, roads' club dr something of that description. , Tho plan for such an orgtvuiization got a boost yesterday afternoon at, the Board of Trade luncheon. Xudge J&ck-so% It. T. Brymn'er and ,Geo. B. Mac^ Icay were appointed a special bommlt-teo to arrange for organization. They started. The date is placed that tar ahead In order that organization may be made just at the beginviing of While jiost office returns for ? the inonth of Oan.uary show ? some falling off from tho $100,- ? 000 mark of November and .Ue- : ? through the local office in > January, ISIT, was $71,035.17 ? .? as compared with S46,58S a ? ; year ago. Stamp sales were > ? $4685 as coiupare'd with 14132; ? j as compared with ,�18,252 and ? | ? money orders paid $38,458 as > ? compared with $13,1�0. ? ? > > > ? ; ? ? ? ? ? ^ : * isseiiger in Prairie Blizzard iWARKETS Spot wheat ................ 15SI/4 Local track y^heat........... 143 May wh�at ................. 16314 Local track oats..........., 43% by reason of the gravity of tWe circumstances, appealed to thp palriotism of the editors to aid in maintaining a calm discrfe-fion. . ;� . 'I.'i:'"- Danes Suspend Shipping;; , London, Fcl). 2.-A Copen- Calgary, Feb. 2.-With the advent severe snow storm swept down and', ,,,,. Timpc veslorday ot another blizzard, the undid all that had been accbmpUshea.-tuspjlcn 10 UlC lUlies aitwni � **** � *.M�u � jM^e>" ....... ot the conrt, in ,uniia.u v/inv.,i�.,3 T - ?? the Iine.'clear yesterday, and were in ot tho belated train today, and In fact -14 hopes that the delayed passongerf arc making no promises as to when hopes that me ueiayeu p-asauuBo uioiv.i.o I'l------- would reach Calgal'y'and Saskatooni the, marooned pas^sengers mi be la- respectively last njght, but another 1 leased. Danish wa'r insurance office. The United Shipping Company has ordered ships in English ports to leave-before Sunday} if , possibles. The Scandinavian4A^r; � erican Jiner HelJigbW,-- now^'.hjjf-; New York, has been ordered^ jo Ijrpniiun:.there.; . .'�vi-^^t^l^ "v" (COSTISUED ON FAOXv0^ 33 09141999 5 12163297 ;