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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 17, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME .VI. : TEN PAGESIIv. l^ifchbridge, Alberta. Monday lebiuaiy 17,19J3. PRICE-FIVE CENTS Number 57 NEEDS OF UffiN PRESIOENI OF 1M Mr. BucKanaaPiessed iipon Sir. WilU MiclCenzie'the Great - Desirability qf\Building Maryviile Branch HfromlLethliridge ' ^ End - Request Will be Considered' ' -'. I. .Ottawa,'Fob.'47:TTMr..\V. a. Buchanan took a^'int%g^, of the presopce or sir .-Win;.'iMfo^ep''''e. president ot the C.__N.^.i11at^^o/ipltal, to.impresB upon jilitt/itl'aineedB of the country (LTo!h%l4t^f^W^^Ior raUroads. Ho parfllQuta^y'-j urg^^the ' conetructfeu of the 'J;-eth|)rWglfMaryfleld line -from the l^yest enia''i'*i'po"ipl;lng out tlie. thlphly 86ttk^.couritrjtiRtfiith.ot theWeyhurn llne^'of fhe.&'>^;.B;;'>to the boifndary. - Sir , WtUlktM?iWeied: ,tl-. objection thatthe G."N'i?vRV:wDuld ?iave to haul supplies owe'r oiier" roadfl,' but Mrv Buchataan'pWntea-.ant he could start and build ii-oOL ,th6.. Calgary-Maol.eod line now-i^nd^r ^'jsonatruottbn through LethJ]|ldgej't;o the ^omestead country east--oif'Jfi^' fecmtta'Hranch of the a. r; & aaS lldk up with the east rend-^ater;�*'^' '�>:' -SiK.-Wil.Ua^i-'vi'ai-Intpre^fdd.wJth the suggestion, and ppcmii*^ to.giLve the matter immediate-attention. . He'. Was anxious to get liUB'-^t-^lUbridg*' 8^nd ^eallzed tli^ g;rekt]��ea'.of a- railroad in., the country 80utjl�^t ot^that city. �S�ver^l; lines of .^tfeiC. Jj; R; ,*111 strike!  Lftthbrld^e,J ' Wmiftpi ti&ld' IVtr. "Buchanan," and-:tH^latTer"fnvjte^! the presid-ent torv^Bitrflfe.'Sputh lOttUju-try where. he h^s not b^n for. twenty-Uv� yeaJ's. - j: ^ .. r ' Air. Buchana.n..hadVletter frorii Cten-eral" Manager McLeOd'^at'VViniilpeg-.v re the Lethbrldge-MafyfJeldvhrancE THat �official fully 'apprecrat�d the Importance of th?�Utte',^^ana�-ih8ld"ou�t the hope that, work mlg)it.:be.',commefa(jed this .year. '�'iiMAX,j4.-^y.^i~ .. I. . Both/.gentlemen.enjjp^aalz^.the spr-;lou8 shortagf&:Of,.ltt1)ori^^ condi- tion ,of: the � mlfnef |:^tojiej^^ asxibata-oles In the way D|-;)extea8lvescon8truc-tlon^hls y?ftr.. �i - .'.^ lL';fHE tEDGER that WlbL- BE'^ONE of biggest |S&0'E*S*�F�'OftE miners' � ' 7 conve'ntTon AlthQTii5hith8>'VOlume:of b.usin,esB,hef tore,this MlnqrfltVopnventlop ^ipes not; �ar tQ'be Jarg.e as t}iM of otheR, y^ftM.Sh^j'.eJB Ofle matter,which those-. Srljo'. know olWnii'will take at least, -|wo.dayBftb'9et'tl�,'an'd tha^i? the pro-Msed retopval'of t$� DUtfKt; L^ger, 'tlj/i official orga^ of'th* Miners' Vn-lonn^Hrhv^ li^entie' ^o'Xj^thbridge, an�' consc^ ihe',dla It lak tguarters^-jj }Ut 6el6fe �lhe"4,oariBntldn,?ai>dTtli6y^ �frill have ;li'gtireBi to, show .JiBBt'-wTiat tho p|"opo'8ltlon. vould in�an to the ' mln**?.'' I>a8t yleftr; .nearly* one iwhple day-jtfASy tajfen i^lth. a dlaouBSloii; of {be >liedger>*'|)U8)iies8, and' Leth-. bridge waB^'thatt^imentioned/ .Sfn^e th�i}',t|ie Jaeural^ Ka^publlajted.reports^ ' from' time toinfe^ vshowipg"how i;he' i^^a Uvgrftwlagf. tljypulfh; the .P8B*,.and ItiookajnoMthafttliiS^oly now;that.the ; �oSifpiu^^^^-,;::-v.: It?jW}llj^,(5;t}b6^^^^^ however, wlthr : o�t^^'#'&.?ifi^i�fon;: the .'part bt; the' - . ;:i?*orniM5|4,:^e^pUigafes:-fKto ' V � 'West^^iSfipppir!!;:: � �nifi wi^; in^ �V ^,ttaa^iilMiifia#i^p&.,vHskid i^^^ HEWTS-TO MR. :SC0TT. APPf^;/|icH5S �NJj^X*''' RE FACTORY .jjCj'-'yTILlliEj^  '�W. .Soott, ot the' city,-.has a g'ohema; to utilize the waste-'flaOr^Straw *of S6u�Kfeirn'Alberta'7p65ml)4Iiles in' fhV old Country, have ,.;had-;;Hhdr. :"^.c]ltT"iK7^ .convention in. Calgary some tiirieVBgoi tBfc'iH'e'r-oJtfil'on'^i'p^^^ ' fedayr-tt^^ 8tei*';oif;i)lJ;ffJnffl'B' djelegat^Bi 'w^d-ar^ fla tcupJs-3^th.-.sit-ualio: ^ d~of t'Eelwe WQifld ^heJ ^iven':'an^^^wB�5'lo^j*hii: questions immfedialfelyr:''^'t^ � \'''s^ The Band; City Council for Much larger Gr^t .CrJ.-^BoWtdrm! A�as W�Bent at -the --"'-iJttfd^y to -present, a epu: it: ; formsj r:^ur4|atf(sd�]^^^ ;f ro^' .thsi|:pA5e^|.^^o||i^^ wlni^r/' �if?e\a(lBff�|jiiltai'.tIi^y vfOulA this a8alfetah|5^-in amsJfjir?*?, way. Slpfh�y had'in- 'liVered'here at the figur?" quotea.' ' thoBe,; tha;t' tiiei: 1570; .tfpn'>h^U, bifftapllj] �m?int^fuiid, and^ai^.tl^^pity^tcKi^ the':balan�ie;--a*Qw%f7l�BJ*^ meats' -will lastiabcW^^ would -belbni^ ta|t|eA6ttS^fisVftn!D^i5tlie' Wandsmenv: � {Wikm!K0mmS00Eii^ � th8t^8ffprif�i^had;^i^^ . mixa^ ,farmVil^^jV^^th^^ 'of markets for.t^\i'prodi^^ j�8m(jrl�l a8klh(j"thit the^^;^^^ F;, aet-*be' �awendedP^t^f'fH^ V't'�umers-' durrng^'a-lstrlKjj/'lHirjt^^ i*-'^irSv�d.:'.' A:''commrtt*ffi&iB&feS!i*i:: mm #9rne ; 'power -yea^" iablel; ml :ipU�.*.�M\u.-.u/..^ Luoyw..�cj^^-r �v:, iJ. .Treg^luB^ presipent and., J. t)uinceyi of BarouSt vioc president, wlHj^rrlve in the, cjty' tO; appear.�befolie the cdnvention. ,i;hBy= are coming iat their; own suggestion forithoy believe that;-with the itrbnli est:linton. .in, lihe ^province ..In annus sfesBlpn here;vthey^l will iave a'better chance to italk-.'.over the: matter of^mur;' tual' Importance to � Jie ;.two ibidiesi than:they had in-the dying days otthp U. F.'A. convention at Calgary..''-^i ' The question at Issue 'hetweep'tiliei two bodies is amalgamation; On the last .day of the^ Calgary. meeUnK.;.on8 of the members.of .th�;EarmerB'unioj|. roBii-aad proposed^tbat'ths-A-..-5Vof and the'U. F. A. unite. Thore'^a^6Be^; a storm of protest.- The majority W candidates had neV^r heard the .BUb jeot broached;.- It was a new onojand^ they-were not .prepared for .the-BUdr dennesB of thr suggestion. t, � � However,- President'Stubba of-th* tninerB,,an'd President J. O. Jones/of .the' Alberta Federation, of .l/abof.'were both-present and tried, to sho-w.^tfie mjitual .advantage it would be to':both; if they were to unite forces. -They are both^^*o^king to the aame-endv' tfiey^^aeolared,'.and "the'; iihid'a greatljr strengthen both parties.; _' The-proposed union Is no-ne'w^one tP,:spme,bt,the. people of Southern-^l-ber.ta,-jwh(B-are. in.'.touch ..wIth:'the".-^o.: tlyitle's'.vof ;the labor, interests.' At( th6 smoker given to thff Miners' "Coii"ven-tlp'ti '^In tlie'i- taboir Temple' lasty/ai on page 5), , - - "-: ;.;,,;;::.r-T.7-^./V,,J.f,/.;.:;. ,>i.>>iii\ .> > : POWER PLANT EARNINGS !? � ;t'cUibi;idgepd^^r.pIant earn-Gft a profit 'oi-'$2s.�3 01 last yeari &ccordmg-fd Supt. Reld's !;&..-Fepor.tr presentedj.jto the coun- Royal ."Higneaa.th'ere is reason to ,tielieve;;tl�at: thej.authorities have- about, agreed that Lord MelJiu�n..wtll go-'to. Ottawa this fall is Governcr-Oeneral of (he Dominiotii ; : r General Lord Methuen commanded,.the first: ^aivision oC : the first -army, corps . in .the . > ? ? � ? * * � * � : * * m. wMim FAREWELL MESS PASTOR OF WESTMINSTER QUITS TO ACCEPTllMPOrfTANT POST .. . 'aT;.�?ED DEER , With delegates present from every local unibn in district No. 18, United Mine Workers of. America, -ind with fraternal delegates froro, across the border for the first time,-in the history of the union, the.'fon-^tti A.n- ftfi.�N-�y- INSUUTER of .WOMEN �eane, charged with forgery, Vffls.'OU'-hls own. representations- granted :a^ remand. till tomorrow: morning's court'.'- ; Rev. Joseph vv^'oodsworth, who resigned'. tU6 VastorAte. of Westminster Churchi t'o .accept'.the principalship of the Methodist Indian Institute at Red Deer, preached his final sermon ,ias pastor last'nigiil.:'-: Mt. .'Woodaworth delivered an ad^ dress onv-'MIjuii. t^fOv'Strong Man," sani,ir|iij,.'ifHe-clOBe-.oL-;'the sermon re--fertedi^Q ffl^'Brieff pi^'tbrfe -ivtwlij; gl-^i^'Yri �ft'oWfc^'a.^d' Itiriuenrn-He th�lnkeft^;'^all..- in;;behalf WMrs.' WbodiwdrtfiV and'^'.liijris^ii' tor" the many :j courtesfeB-;- received, and : said ne would ever:haV�^^an^.Interest in-the ol^urch/ ij.;, ;^ y-. � � At tieT close,, there '.was "a meeting pt file; flon|r^ftttloni-when Rev. T. P. Perry, J;-,-tovpr^vient such a, ^tastrophe. ; "It affords mc great pleasure," h� continuori, "to welcome this body to' the city of Lcthbrldge, especially as-they occupy such an important place in the district, and are responsible for producing a large percentage of ; the wealth of the community. "^Ve have met before in so many, diflerent ways, naany of us, and have . crossed swords, that I Jeel that- -we are not strangers. - But I want you to know that always when I fought you I did so on the level. A Big Factor "You people represent one of the biggest factors m the world todajr , You do much to alleviate tlie sutfer-f ' ings and the wrongs under which the ' working cla,ss labor. -But you must weigh carefully all your deliberatlonsi'-or you arc liable to become . with others the oppressors. I am not say- ' ing that you have reached this stage,; or that vou will reach it, hilt it., is"; one of the things you roust guard against. , .; "Havjug. been connected witli ^he ' mining industry in Lethbridge  for many veara, and knowing all the men-for whom you work, I wish to ..be-;:' speak a word for these other � fet-J'; lows. Although the^ may not say.BtJ,-"^ thoy think vou a^e alright.'They a,Vei;'"j placed in opposition to you : sbrii^r':' times, not of their own accord, hut--i by forcu of^ circumstances. , I �.:wiSh';;i you, and this, city wishes, you; . the;'. WiUr greatest success in your'deliberations;; .Mag-..]in this ..convention: The pubUcMs in-'-terested, for with the-operators and the unions, it is the::public wlitchti&_;: /inallv interested. In my position; (56/4 --------J _ _ _ . ... , ; Dual Convention of Miners aBseinbled thus morning at ten o'clock in the Labor Temple, ready foi> a long week's work. Last y'ear the convention lasted nine davs. It is expfected by the officers that the lAresent session will not last more.than a week, however, although there are several matters coming up lor discussion which will occuoy a .groat deal of time. - ; The morning session today  waT taken up with the seating of the delegates and the ofTicial vyelcomo to, the city bv Mavor Hardie. The delegfiiteS in ses.sion arc ; Clem Stubbs, preSt-dent ; .J.^ O. .Jones, '. vice-prefiidbnt, and Secretary A. .1. Carter, ^;hB executive board ; International Board Member Harris ; Execiiti'vc � Board Members J. VV. Gray, Fernie ; .Jas. Uurkc, Bellevue ; .John Larsed,. Lethbridge, and N. Thaohlik,. Ganmpre,: ; Delegates representing- local-"unions are: Fernie, .Tolm Howbrook*,: W. Winstanlcv, -David Reeso -, � "Hoshier, VVm. Bolderson ; MicheJ,,.Geo--Wilde ; Corbin, S. Da vies ; Garbondalei-; J. Mitchell ; Colfcmftn; J.; Jobiiston.; Blairmorc, W. - Hughes Pranjf,.  |'i^'^*^SlpSl\ ,yi, J, -J�I t ifij .expectid that 'hot oi;e. thp-'c.lp.s^i, honor'j, doiiSi''them... Iry Mayior. Hardi6,',s �/i%,.:^ o!�^thq feonvention-therp :'ri')lUbeipr6�f -jj^esanc^ fit their.'OPBningi-s'BSslon;,,;';-.':^;^.:*!^^ ont J'arro Pettipieee ot tba B C��Pe,dr"| ,Tlie i credential ' com'.nittee,"'6on8i8"t-cratiiin of Labor . W '-T Trcgillv? and ,ng of DaVid RceSe of''Forme, "Frank , Jf .J Quint-y, piesident ahd ^ice-pres^- WhBdtleyr',';jp ors ot -Alberta, ^ind Geo.-'Pettigre^-,:.| the convention adjaurned'.until, their i reprcentin? the mmeiis ot "Vancouver .j report'was brought in On th6lr teA : '^^ turn about' noouv; they;^submlKediNiir,;.;j}Sf/if' report ?'which4Wab;:adopted. With' *'"thp r exception of the seating of'I^Da^IdiS Reese of Fernie Discussion_on" this;^var -lias .^bepn in progress with disastrciys. res.ul.t:s..to,; the mining'industry Jor-tlie ipastrsea--son > ' ; . Outside of the work nf-thB; credea- S.A.fFW.SAY ,tw tial committee the' opening: session I for vis..- ^^^^^ mayor ^was �tile Ijitfi m reaching the-'miMti^,;;;but;. met with a heart rccoptioii?^on.7^^^ entrance. ,'..,. " , , . A: Unique. Bveni j'O C;v �';!;.^ ,In introducing His - WorshijiiVPxes^ dent Stubbs said,.:- -.;V.-^i;^'..'r^.;;�';:lj'iif "This occasion,' is; probably ; unique/: in that ^itds;.the-{irst..time; we. hiyiBl ever been welcomed, at' buricoiivefttion'; by. a man who has hadt mucItptpWidp.;; With- theTother side ot^thev'miiwnKTljfe dijistty^ than: that in^ whiohi^^e-faireiiSii!^: rectly interested,- for-Mr.'-Ha.tai^ ,^a|t .;. �> ^^ > ^ > ? > ^ Ensign Aridrews 4^d, Captam Pesse ot ;the*Salvation -Aririji, Bay .faiewpjl .to comradesWe on.WbdnebPav ni^fit , �>'jnd il^-na-^v Q|S?'!-2-.,^s chs^rire, on , connected-for a long tirae^with � ^ho ' Thursday ''it'is p?,aS^blv not gcnT-, operation of mines in'tRfs disiiiuuT^-ally knownvthat-'tl^i^acha.nEB in army oincers;,alwaya.;takps.':piW-on Thurs-. day: . It-is likely. ii)\'6tithe -rotiring pf-ficers will enioy a i;Airlough before-taking ..cci:mn!faHd..in a,new charge^ Tonight there will be''a'^special gather^, ing of,tIie chil'dren"^ ' - iore- taking office-m thei city.''' iMn his.rreply Mayor-K�dlft;said;he-had bee;i called on so JJia^y'.timca -of :lata. to/ address so mpny:;mee.t.!ngS;; of ;sucll^widely different,, jdiaractfer ..that: ho., .hardly knew someilnrie?-jvliat-i- .;.;;:---v^;T;.:;-;f--ir;S�fe popular ' minister ,wil-l' '�"k.C',^. greatuy mi88ed-.l.ea"yes^'^..i, Rev. C. B. McKinnon has i�a{gn�(3^ THE BLd'CP.R. RAILWAY "AND TRAFFIC'feRIDGE AT EDMONTON -Ta-: L' of tljl(B ,8lfl�(jt1c ^ mi '#�i^: �iton Ve been'bujlt-V" W�starn Oajnfida'�|�A%tpf&�^^^ the past nlle lona and the recently co inplot�i|vladlKrp^^ ovel-JkhrVe thousand feet In lol few* ywrs^ abutments of nortli-and,/ iJloVer, deck,"the width pf Ahe Upperfbeir '�'^^tr|ftk8^ the low?!* Will, be used far'. vchWt in: :i'oM)iiwi'''!-iSMeli; ,fiOfeetc_^,frh,e*�!^^trpme height above Jtb'tf. mettii.,yjjter > pfltHe* lpvl(�",31*3 feet.' ,Thp upper,: ^tfie>8liBv/aIk8. havlnfl' Baptist Qhuriih,. to takQ effect �MUrcii,\ lth. Mr. McKlnnqn will: prttach^ijtjli^V'I't; farewell sermon on the S.i^n.djjjy^^liMlfr'i-.S vlouB or maybe'on the J{itH'.l;{'He.';^ar^.-v.^. not yet determined.wheOien tojjjjemalnV? �^'^ In -. Alberta or go. to the wRaofflolooa^trs^'^f**-Mr McKlnnon' is secretary ;of^j^ffia > ^i'a& minlBterlal association-and "^earnelptij^ mterested in Sunday boiiopi';-^d^kf.ai^d-;-"' his departure from the city V*U)s?^' greatly regretted'by many out�We'th�J , , Baptist denomination. ' .'^-^"-^iS "v'l^ -SHOI-HISiiE' Winnipeg, Feb 17 -Eli George 1?_z,Xr kins, a meciianio, aged 36,,) killed ;^is-'wife, aged "32, by a bullet, ^tljrougli. own head, and'is'now lying-pteij^nSt, ouslv'iU at St, Bonifacet^HC""*-' There iare' three^ ohildrahj ^thej OQCupymg .the,..low.ei; Tstoraxf- i Evanson 'sfrjeet; and^- anpther-;!; healing ^the "shqoli^hg, ra?i,4 \ ' tlfe 'police, 'Iwho tpund, Rark soious JealPus'j i^-said^Jjb^f,] �f ? ? �'* > Tha Pii n ^ir iPP�n-d�K vylli'f,oar,(>js ,2^ lorS'' sta 1 i 'tJ Ip'n Vimpntim^ 73 1 1709 ;