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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 4, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. TEN FAGE&- Lethbridge, Alberta. Tuesday. February 4, 1913 PRICE-FIVE CENTS Number 4 a branch of District No. �JH. received attention last year, but owing to a difference of opinion no Campaign, to ,01'ganize "the. new "coal north ancL'.WQI^t of Edmonton was un-, dertaken. With . the, advent,: of the Grand ".Tiunk. Pacific,,int6 the coal fields [oi the north', i tho^ are^ becoming: ,of lncreafidnfiMfnportatocV ^ahd bvjjr* ,^1,00,0- miners are now employed. That � tftfls diatrlot will be organized during the coming Reason! is a foregone conclusion and arrangements will be completed, at the .convention for this purpose.. ' *"...:. ,-. 1 .  ' The Lemleux Act is another debat- able point with the miners. During the year they ;claim to- have had trouble in obtaining an arbitration board under the Act;-, They are not disposed either to view with .favor the chairmen apointed by the government as heads of these boards. That the Act is not practicable is their opinion, and it is likely .-that tliey will take uteps to have legislation introduced to amend the Act iq. some particulars. During the .year the various labor unions existing .In Albert a (have affiliated under the faame of the Alberta Federation of Labor, and at the first election Vice President J. O. Jones, of the Miners' Union was chosen pres-Iden't. This has -established in Alberta a strong labor'party, and with Lethbridge as a natural-centre, it is likely that the convention will once more disouBS the advisability of moving the plant of the District Ledger, the official paper of the Miners' Union If.o Lethbridge with a view to making it th� official.orgaH/'of]all'labor unions in Alberta, and Eastern B. C- The .jjBjJah' waB, broached. at.the convention /last February: but was, not considered feasible,at the time. �� to .Taber; together with fraternal delegates'^ from the Western Federations of Miners ,and special representatives ,'from the International Board at Indianapolis.., WILL LOSE FAITH IN IHE PRIVY Toronto, February 3.-The Toronto Telegram, a strong Conservative paper, commenting on the a. & 6, W. decision says: "The Alberta and Great Waterways case has ended in a truly appalling decision." "The law lords of the Privy Council have drawn the pen of judicial authority through the whole great doctrine of Provincial sovereignty. A provincial parliament Is a mere county council under the ruling of the Privy council in the Alberta case." "The Privy council is developing more and more into a Judicial George the Third in its'relationship to the Anglo-Saxon communities of this continent. The Privy council has'thrust Itself into the position towards the provinces of Canada that the United States Supreme Court occupies towards.the States and Conflress of the American union. The Alberta decision leaves patriotic British loving Canadians without the; shadow of an excuse.for clinging to their ancient faith in the usefulness of appeals to the foot of the throne." A LETHBRIDGE LINE TERRIFIC ASSAULT ON ADRIANOPLE 10 START THIS C. N. R. Construction Plans for 1913 Have Been Announced at Winnipeg STARTED BY THE BULGARIANS LAST NIGHT E LOANS ARE I LL Low Interest Bonds Tumbled Yesterday-Four; arid a Half the Minimum erie paper burned out Erie, Pa;, Fob. 4, fall � and yesterday dealers acted bn'{that: opinion moved thereto by the failure of the city of .Toronto-issue.-'-The price of this stock was quoted, at-first at 1{ discount, viz.: 98},'but there was such a marked disposition 1-� toVs^ll that it fell in two discount-or, 98. The dealers accepted that the time had come to make' substantial alterations in the prices of:s'im'lar stocks. It could fairly be said that-if.: a four per cent. Toronto stock would not 'go' at 92 j the day of 'such was obviously over, and 'in consequence many stocks of the type were, marked down yesterday from-three' per i cent, to four per cent., while 34'-per cent, debentures fell .�' points Outstandirig city of Toronto > requiretl {the 'Immediate, future of all Southern) Alberta, arid:, give the city of-LetlibVldge a1 rnarke'dj,impetus. Mr; �Buchflriah >aomO:'tlm|?'i:ajjb opposed this road; rMpnln�|cso oibsovto the^Garman-,^ Bay tfRirj. .line, buV> now,' that' 'that question has been definitely.,settled, he Is anxious to see construction,starts ed. . � , "  Mr. Morley Donaldson,'.'western manager of the G.'f.P,; a'tated th'e other day: that his comiii^ny' w,ould rjpt undertake any ne^iyvork ujitll jjie branch lines nowst^ctecj^ai-e^oiTipjtiJt-ed. This gave rlse.Vo'ithe^cAoiJlecttfce that the G.T.P, would ioprntf lt)t6'fl-el|h-bridge from Roglna before''-'It^'rvt^ped: from the. north, out;Wfe^^uc^ar^nfcIs going to 'try and .peraijade^lvlfe'.fshould. be bullt�ndw, botll In the Interests of the country and of :tho railway. ' Suggests an Issue Unless the ratepayers wish: to make the payment'of the aldermen an Issue in the bye-election of February 17, there will' beT rtO issue in particular. Mayor Hardle stated this morning that, while he did no,t Intend to take any part in the election, he thought this was the only matter which might'be made an issue. It is being suggested today .tlrat  the "three candidates already; In the field get together and decide on one of their number for the position^ and make the election an acclamation affair; if possible. c�-? ? ? > ? C' ?>: ? AUSTRIAN CARDINAL DEAD ?  ; �l* }!!� �J� :I rode across ' the' Blood Rcserve*to Stand-Off to make investigations preparatory to running the preliminary line. From Stand- incu' i portion of the city was spared. There . "From the reservoir site, the line'is considerable difference of opinion would strike an average direction as to how long the fortress Avill be. north-east to a point on '-the : St^'abl6--%- "hold - out; One dispatch from v. j\rary's ne&r Sec. 34-7-22. The- river Mustapha Pasha today, which re--; orossing for the pipe line at St. ported that the. heavy canonade, con-1 Mary's would be a good cmq, but tinued throughout:.the night conclud,-wouid necessitate along syphon. This-ed -witii .the.-propliecy. made.-id by the , would be the only crossing.' as'the. Iiulgariarr-gt^ff tbat two .weeks would., pipe line would be brought :atdiirid: suffice �for'''tho besiegers toforce.Athe'; the river bend at, Whoop-Up, and, if Turks to capitulate. Alilitary men,, , necessary, follow road allowances in- however, who know something �bout" 1 to, Lethbridge. ' , the several lines of forts which form' '1 estimate that the total length o� 1 be the defences of Adrianople, for the outer ring which the besiegers ,haye, benn facing since the war began, is connected witjh and supported by other circles of forts just as strong, the line from- end to end would approximately 50 miles; s "The preliminary line has .already ..... r^....,.-, .....,....... ------- been run and levels taken to 'a point ;^0k"'^r~ a""prolon?ed defence bv the Off I followed the Belly river up to on the .Reserve near St, Mary's, the ' besieRed Turkish carrison which'corii-a point nearly opposite the village of length to this point bping 12 miles , ,^ of the best of the .regu- Glenwood, the point being in Sec. 1, 1 from Lethbridge." � i�- , . Tp. 5, R/27, or otherwise located as i Mayor Hardie intimated to the the N. E. corner 3G-4-27 ; the cleva- Herald today that the council would lar troops. . This' opinion apparently prevails within Adrianople itself.; Otherwise tion'.of the Belly river'at this point, in" all. probability make, a further ap-j the foreign consuls there would .'not being 3495, or 545 feet above the propriation for a survoy of the grav-average level'ot the city. Beyond this ity water system this year, as the point the river falls rapidly, and a-'city is anxious to secilre the neces-muoh greater elevation can bc oV"sary water rights if the scheme "is tained without gomg a' great distance j found feasible, as it appears to be farther up; j from the report. : - ". BUTTER SEIZED SASKATOON MARKET LOADED UP WITH RECONSTRUCTED DOPE FROM ABATTOIRS PUBLISHING CO. SCORCHED Des" .Mo.fnes, Iowa, Feb. 3.-Fire Btartlng im tile electric foundry �partly destroyed ^the Homestead Publishing. Company's � four stoi-ey building here today1. "Estimated damage is' IWS.uOOi covered'by insurance. Saskatoon, Sask., Fdb. 4. - During the the past week, 1200^ pounds of butter has been condemned in Saskatoon by the Food and Dairy :division of ibe Health department, and mpre conriis-cations are taking place evory day. Health department officials state that Saskatoon is eating butter that is not fit for a dog. It is,either lard stearin or beef stearin colored'up with an-nottar, or a variety of coal tar' dyes, or it is worst of all "reconstructed", butter. :;;�'-. The department has no. hesitation in admitting it is consigning large quah-tities.-of butter to the nuisance grounds unfit fori use, but at the same time until the government' analysis returns from Ottawa, they absolutely refuse to give, out the marker of the name, beyond stating that It Is bearing the name of a prominent Winnipeg flrmj which has at the present time branches in a number of western cities. IS OF NO AVAIL PHYSICIANS" MADE GREAT EFFORT TO SAVE LIFE OF MRS. BRUHN . Fremont, Neb., Feb. 3.*-Blood from seven live rubbits injected into the body of Mrs. Frederick Bruhn, of Seattle, failed to save her life* and she died'here yesterday, at trie hospital where the operation was performed. Mrs. Bwhu was seized with internal hemorrhage while on a train, and was removed from the train here. She was rushed to a hospital, and the loss of blood became so great that surgeons determined to inject animal blood. Seven rabbits were secured and their blood drawn and Injected into the veins of the woman,-but in vain. MANITOULIN GOES DRY Little Current, Out., .Feb. 4.-Complete returns show that ;MaUitoulin Island carried the Scott Act b,y over two hundred majority, There were majorities in all parts di-the island., City Engineer Spent $542,576. I." 1 is mm. Last year set, a ney record for expenditure through the office of the City Englneejr. The^verjj complete re^ port just issued from his office Bets', out the expenditure account as follows: . � Wages paid for day labor. .?115,621.SP Paid to' stable account for 'city teams ., 7,694.*00 Paid for hired'teams .... 19,428.36 -�'-�'"'�� - �' ..it'.\W.an**lx%........-'^�'�^ Paid stores department fcr material ".. *.......... Paid to contractors . .1 have considered it necessary to ask their ambassadors to secure an escort for the  foreign residence of the city who desire to pass through the lines, or protection for those who-re?.:.', main within the gates.' , �.-.,'�:� Shukri Pasha, the Turkish conV mander, iwho is. defending Adrianople,v has declared that- he will-not surrender the "fortress until the last of his- -soldiers has been 'killed. -.''While- .there: I-have been some desertions from .the ? ranks of the garrison, these have, : been chiefly Christian soldiers aerv'-v. ing with Turkish regimentB. Shukri, , Pasha still has some 40,000 men^r'a?: number which is considered quitec;slifs'Ns flciertb' to man the forts and hold at . bay the much greater besieging forpe,j-A Tremendous Force - � ' . The Bulgarians are said to ,haVe; " 550,000 men in the Province ;.ot. Thrace, with 45,000 Servian �soldieris,* and perhaps a few divisions of Greoif's, assisting them. The greater part r6t this force, however, is - compelled;;to remain in front of Tchatalja and^tJ:-the Oallipoli in order to hold ^the;:' Turkish armies concentrated at those ' places. ' }-, 11 is possible that the allies , may,, -' attack one or hofch of these position'su." If they could clear Calllpoli ot Turkish troops and attack the Dardan^-'-cllcs Straits this would give free pas-?' ;'� sage to the Greek fleet, which would', then be able to render some assist^ ;'.-' ancc at Tchatalja. On the other hand the winter sea- : son is so. : unfavorable for offensive v operations that the all es may decide:.� to let the Turks make the first nyo've :4 from Tchatalja. � : *, .', The Ottoman army at Tchatal.ta^-has greatly improved dur nj the: anrr-, is.tice. The soldiers are better;'4rm- . led than they-were, sickness, linidiii'g ; ithem has diminished,�.� supplies'have ,' * been brought up in gre^.t q,wntfties " i and frpsh troops now man the stnn'g,,V' j of powerful 'forts;'- The great-, draw-. j backs? to the success ot the Tur'^afe. I ,i the political quarrels among" th^Qtvj )v 75,127.43 I toman oficers which must ^te,nd,r>??Ov ( \ undermine (he efficiencv qt'tho gxinf[' lias Scutari Fallpn 4 ''"0SSS$4> 321,704.41 � , -v. , - - - .MA but the amount snfent {n,-eleet�jaal'�s' i i;6pr'tcd'"th"ttt�jih''T;he-'c��:r*^o^to^i. v tensions and atreet railway will nm-ja Dutch n?\ispancr to i'a'.e ,ulf6-d i ount to considerably over '-the' THfe'rH' is no coti(frmUt;iouv pf "ttilfc '^*j^^ '; other so'urcav 'I million" mark. 7528 85 47 82 62 ;