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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 18, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta m VOLUMt, VI. TEN PA.(JEa Lethbridge,. Alberta. Tuesday, February 18, lf)13. PRICE-riVE CENTS Numbep 58 ENm liEI H BRIGHT PROSm AssoeiatedrBoards of Trade Moving to {elp Out Farmers and Will Approach G.P.I for � Improved Shipping Facilities ' S#IFrS BUYER ON THE Gidfe Would Take 5,000 Hogs at Once and Contract ,Week for Remainder of Year - Local FarJs Address the Boards 11,000 a 'iWio Abaooiate Boards of Trade of Boulthern Alberta have beguu an active fflampalgn to provide for markotlug at A pTOllt the producla of mixed farming of tUlg. section of the prov-inoevUxi which this method of agrl-cultunal activity has he�a quite generally Vdopted by. farmers during the At tbk.meeting..or�the �executive of the feoarfi yestei'day a score of resolu-tloJis ana memorials looking ,to the Improvenjant of marketing conditions were actecB upon, and'the members of. the board \ expressed themselves as highly pleaied- with -the. excellence of the statiatickl reports and information that-had bei n gathered )jy Secretary W. D. Flule* during the past month. It was high y satisfactory to learn that at l�as 2B1000 :bogs .would be r^eady to mar cet in this soutli country this -spring, ind tlie reports showed jtreat a,ctiyiity in hog raising from all towns'and difl rl�ts. ' ' ' �Wt'J.'Bloyd, rtianagor ol PaTms Products, Ijimited -the farmers' marlteting organdzation c !� this, city, by invitation,-.^ddresaet .th-o executive on shipping tacllities,, stating detail Ihe xesults of hiS'.frvVestlgatlons on a recent-trip thrguth. the mountains and �long the,mal^i'lline of the-C. P.',�i�- VH^ouver, rB';6.; waV 60.hours'; p' tbe'detrhinl'ng.ipolnt" (was Kamlpops;.' ifP^e."Kamloopa!i^)'d83 iwefe; in very^ good .shape; and the' G/ Pj. Rj. Was ^ni^king-'spto6.1mprovements' tliere witli''a view, to increasing their capacity:"' From' Galgary to Katfilcops It was a run of 390'miles, and from KamloopB, to Vancouver 267 miles. He. thought it feasible :lto make the run froni-Cardston or f>;om Coutts to Cal-Kary, via tho Aldersyde branch inside of 2i hours.i'wjhlch .wpwld make a total �running..time-^f ���74,Jiours,. and permit of the,.h^n^llng-of livestock wtth-out-mopfe than;,one stop for feeding, provided'?a. station,- between ?algary and jKamloopB! was made tho feeding and cWatering^ojrit. 'Kc computed the cHBitarioe*'-frbm'vCardston or Coutts to Calgary-ylflf;. Aldersyde at 192 milee, liter' months using, these was now equipped witlle suggested additions, which woii nx)[, 'eiitail great expense. For the it would be necessary, yards tb cover a portilof them, as a protection for the-stojas ithe snow is heavy at that poin this time the yards arclder at least four feet of snow. Favors Mixed (loads W. H. Paw.son, of C ale, a delegate from Farms Produ stated that his experience in handl .cattle warranted believin mt the rim between points in ithe ith country and Vancouver could .de With on ly one stop for feeding and the logical poiht flthiSj In his opinion, was Revelatoh .He believed that'the mixed farfrit TfiSouthern Alberta should be com fed. ;lli?ltliis raatteT by the railway sople, Inas-: much as their Natural fcourcps ije partment, ol which-^Mr ~ ~' ' was the head,-had-been-raental in inducing the [d watering, Ijennis lely-lnfltra-Jners -to. go. into mixed farming,-and seemed, to him that the railway, she mow bend-every energy to'.make,it fltable-fof the farmers, for othp^rwlE :..the/.^ar. (Continued on:) pi 7) > ? � > ? ^ *  * ? � ' � O > TO EN.rERTAIN DELEGATES* C. J. Eckstorm, proprietor of the Dallas Hotel, where all the delegates In attendance at the Miners' Convention, are staying while,in the city, will entertain the whole delegation at the Majestic .theatre tomorrow . evening. On Thursday evening - the dele.gates will be entertained at a smoker and concert to he given by the Vocal Trades and l*bor Council. > ? �> ???: : ? ? > WESIBROOK 10 BE DETAILED MAT OF SOUTH POLE TRAGEDY J^ffPQU McBRlDE SELECTED MINNESOTA MAN FORMER CANADIAN FOR RESPONSIBLE POSITION Vancouver, B.C., Feb. 17.-The appointment of Dr. W.estbrook, dean of ^the faculty of Medicine of the University of Minnesota, to the position of president of the University ot .British'Columbia; was announced tdplght by Hon. Dr. Young, minister of ejlu; cation. ? I ' ; Dr. Westbrook is a Canadian, ,508-sessing a high reputation as an educationist. He will arrive In Briitlah Cfol-i^nibia early^^in May to undertaltc the duties of his office. V : ' -Classes will be formed nextsuni-mer in the university course, but it is not expected that the university hulldings to he erected at Point Grey near Vancouver, will he ready for occupancy till Ithe end of ne.\t year. '� jysmazi, t______, t t � ---iL.^^^i^j^^fi \ ,Showin8 the e>^9^'.loeatlon.;Of the tent in which Scott, Wilson and Bowers perished. The poli^^ also shown where Evans died,' i*g.'VJ President Stu'bbs' answer to that .nWCfi- question was an emphatic; "Np.^' �' He.then launched into a revie^v.oE' general working conditions throtighr out the world, the conditions ;iii'i'Alr bcr.ta, and tlie necfessity. for m|iklng' agreements. : ,''4 nf \\,r. ; ; ? ? COUNCIL POSTPONED � The Staffordville . Council, which was to meet tomori-ow nfght in regular gesslon. has been postponed until Friday night, out of respect to thC: late 'Mr. Sumner, father of CounclHo'r Sumner. . : > �> : > ? WILL ESTABLISH � WIRELESSSySIEM GOVERNMENT TO CONNECT l^E-PAS^ WITH HUDSON'S BAY FO'r BUSINESSLIKE ' ' " REASON Ottawa, Ont., Feb. 18.-The Minister of Railways has. decid?i3 to iiave a wireless telegraph service establlBhed between L/epas and Hudson's . Bay, when the harbor work is started,, so that the department may tie kept well informed, and in close itouch with the progress of the work. This will avoid the, tedious method of communication by steamer, and facilitate the Bending of supplies when Urgently needed.  JOAQUIN MILLER DEAD San Francisco, Feb. 17.-Joaquin Miller, known as the 'iPoetvOf the Sierras" died'at 3. o'clock this 'afternoon at  his home in tiie Pixtraont foothills. His dailghternluanita, and his wife were with him,. Ho had been failing In health tor two years; and, was unconscious' since. la8tf'Thursda"y: > KTSv Tork. FiBb.-l.^'phe ea' ern raiJrpadB >igreed}. today to -arbltraJte-tlie demands ot the Brothei-hood  of Locomotive Firemen.'audBnginemen un- ? der s,''}ve .claimed, was essen- tlali la''ord'er iteUt iWVse'ot the'-men; mighf! Ije'fpro'iwrly undersltood. "Whi^)t*l wae' iri ,bUh.'wa tecently In-; doniie'ot|pp;.wlth'thB'-:!enqulry into the, Ol^J'A'ge 'P^nisiong,* ^ct" he continued} "i hekfij'a'fa'tejfafent^ made that s'hojJl|. : fairs here blush.', I^r.-Bruc^ ith.'jof Ontario, stood before; the co Ission, and made the :atatempht7/tl nbd'er living conditions. inVOntarloii qulifes $750 per , year ito",k|B6pvt|je r^era^e 'family-a man, his .lylfe sj three children. " ' � a?,,*!' i "Now, it may hot be.. lera^y known-In fact,; I am sure � not ikniown-that the raVerage. of miners working in Alb' ^D-' num; and on .that';a'mount'ii|[ 'tltip time, for w� must ]�!�6w',that' lef'.' Islatlv,e �hodies\an*';;M)r; fej .tixo; .op^s-.we,;.nfltJ^lng '-"^ --^"--^-^^^ ourselves. eig;ht'months; and the Caumore- locSil prayed the convention to devise stfcae other means, if possible, for settling; disputes than that set forth in 'iiho' 'agreement between the companies and .the union. breaks ithe deadlo;ik. -Xhe...decision of the;;'roads Tva-s- announced In an official statem'e-nt- -issued, by "Blisha Lee,: as ; chairman of the con- �>;'ference committee of mana-.?*;;gerB'. y ..v"TJie: .managers feel,'.', says >i;'the.'s!tatement, "that the public ;; will, not tolerate a strike." PRE MEN 10 PATIENCE ^A^VAIT EXPIRATION OF PRESENT ' "-CONYr'aCT, THEN SEEK BET- , ' * (i ; TER TERMS ' ' ,-Tl^e afternoon session of the con-.yentioh was a brief one. The motion ito ask'tho federal government to appoint a'.special coal niinmg comimis-sion to enquire into mining conditional in ;Albqrta was before the ses-si6n'wlion'it was rcsumed'this afternoon,'and* President Stubbs w?s still President Stubbs; was; asked;it; the',speaikipg to it,�making clear the im-dispute has been referred to him ;at-ipossibility-'of expecting'hettsr. work-' "' �� ^ing; cQnditfons under the'contract be- 't'w^ii'Hhe, operators and th6 men now iijTi V.fofaeV'; ahcj urging the' men; to be ,p^|i8]Bt^ until the. contiract'? expires, Htlj'fn;iith'ey^^^ in;a. position to if i3ii6e:^a ibettqc' H^^^ -P.w|es .'i;^ Hb, held that even under, the ,v t P^^?^'*t|agreement disputes are: niore iPPPedily :sgttled . than; under other ;agrpcment3 in force h?re, but, this :dpintoti.;was not held by ra number of jdelpgaft^s^who ^expressed - ^.themselves fr^ely^Ho the contrai^^^^ ,; 'Adj^'u^^ was talce.ii ' at 2:30 |v\ti|^il$'v'ti)e niotion tor ippplntmenf iter it was found -impossible to obtjaiii 'a ,settlement- with the autho'titles right on the spot; He said-that; It; had,' and,he had tried to settle it''lly ;t (Continued on pag,e 8).i, ..''T; * c- � * > > * � � mr. SHERMAN'S LITTLE SON ' Proudly wearing the badge' of a delegate, to the Tenth Con-.: ventlon of- District No. 18,! U * ' M. W. of A., . little Leonafd, "ls"raVwAo;r:'t>W..= fc^iet* �S^ernian,;agedten.was-oneA|:.>',?,,^^^^^^^^^ > interested listeners to ^li; j>.|, '-^.^o Won for adjourning so early [t05Byj�?�?aa';>i3eciuse so ^'m^ tlie.proce6dlnfe&:at today's sesi' :f>, slon, Leonard is, the aon.^?^ ?/jjf^'^.t^g^^'^ "^"g-,^^^^ the ..:?-V; ArftvTrti*^,'.VrtWiiviff.fopc-- nnvAT,�,'-f.liA>;.'. ttiiimft %\ ''v made that shopld .aplj} we. notttlng .bMt'.a4^^eJ5- irhaiJ Biftke-tl|e''m'en^a.t the head of our at- we, ourselves, are','' /\ ?. '\ \ >;-the'late President Sherman,"fo: '> this district,' and' ia a minpft Ledger. Qn being told that \i, ? ? represented the Herald,-I/eoji-^iJ�_ ? ard 'proudly said, "We^take'J;!^' that 'paper," .Leonard "is" m',*!. bright J)oy, and, Is ,confId'gfl.t.-.'^^'J > ilhat^ be is following-the rights ? Pftt^i .to, fame. , I j>' �*� Several Passengers Were Severely Injured - Accident Was - Caused, by a Spreading Rail - Hon. Mr. Molheir- ; V , well Wfis on the Train ; Earl :.Grey, Sask., jFeb. 18. - A spread''rail �.caused the.^ derailment of Canadian' Pacific re.ilway,tram No. 50 on .the-Kirkella branch one njilc east othere, at ; '1- o'clock yesterday afternoon. � Tlie smoker was turned .over and badjy wrecked. 'The following passengers were, injurc'd : , . S. Mcijauglilin, of the''Ji Corristine Co., Montreal,- arm- broken. ' ' ' John;-fiasler, .Sou.i;be}', Sask., head cut. . > -�  "v slcv J. JaiiTpolsky and ''S.; Sandermurf sky, Liptdn, Sask., feW cuts. ""^ D. W. Aiidersou, .Girvln, 'Sask.,-cut; and bruised. ; J ^ ' ;; C. Hi. Anderson, . Cupar.;'Sask,,; three scalp wounds. .t^ ,'''.", t Frank Bartok, Plunkott,,Sask.,'cut and briused . . � W. A. Lawrence, ot.the'Tilden Q-ur-ney Co.,. at. Winnipeg,v head ;cut,. and shoulder injured. � , f Hon. W U Molher^vell ,wa"s one' o? the pas.ssngers on the j. wrecked'train)-, but escaped. without injury.'^'"  WOMEN WANT 10 -Ti y^HOMESPS GOVErS ment. ,6vER W H elm ED . WITh(PEfl"l'fONSiBUT THERE * TS NOTHING DOING �Various' co^nmittees cover the same gi'6ofid�ihat mlich time wquld be^lost 'uiiless^then^ wore compared "before' bo-Jak;b?ollgH down on the flatir of "the ] b9n>f|rit|,o'nj :|AI1 th? conjmitteesj''got' to/-wx?rk fpomedlately attest. , adjourn-�f^eijt.^-f^ht^ Jt is eispeoted .that .whew >t}i6'#|#?'Q|� jresupies tomorrow? morii-jii^,vthV'W�in Matters ,to be brought iijp;!wjpiwbri simmered down tto.-two.ori tJlrefr^tlieciFernte''Ledger,' t'lie Coal MUiesiVX^t, and the dlsBp*lsfaotio'n IwjCtHl^ ihe.- tprese'nt  workingr.oQntraot' mS V^-pe trouble h settling Iieity Ottawa. Feb. l8.-rThe Minister ot the Itttevior; is:.b^lng, overwhelmed; with pfititibnSi.'.resolutlons,- and. letters frprn^ all Inds 'qf .women's organ-iKalionB'.lif',thevwetttj;i;ahglng ^"om suf-iTagettes to niother's clubs, asking that women'.Jbe'iglveii'tKe rlghtiito take up homegteads^..on.;.,t!^he ;same basis as men. JThej're.qx^esta.iof the women are also backed;, �|) by--th^-boards ot trade in some locliUtles. CtDtflng to the pres-rufe of busiheSs -it 'lB*;-dbu6tful if anything wiil'',be'done liil'the matter this sessioi)..-;.....j ', \,;' J,,;. only* four' members -died Toronto,- i;6b. 'IS.-^JPhe 3isf annual session' ctf i(he, On|.arlo Royal Tem-pltlrs' of ..TejiaperanodJ met here today... The fli'aii'clal report-w^s the best ^V6^ subm\|ted" |b j;yi'es liQiinoll,  the -reserve' fund &taU(6g''ov'er^^?10,000, 'Whlle the membfrsMp'rlnor'isaledi �;over four bun-; dred. - ,... ,., i, Of �t\yo'ijthovaand,.life^'ed,mi^mberB. only f6ui; clUd''durtn^"'tlfe past 'yea^, lived' i"Td'"'i^Sfe/r'd^0genAri �;4'i'0;fer'^''"'i ^ Ravf�sw6rtteV),*E'fba?:-C. W. -C., Lea, eldeB^ a5.ff5P^Geti?ral Robert E. Lee, %iii%iy�lieSjafj of Jeffe,:: son I>iSniiBval&d"p1'%^Ifi3n't'\emeriti/s of Va�l|tegtoataWTS^#hi^r1^^^^ here'tbdSy.-^'Jtf'yJfl/g^iitJd.  PRINCE RAN DOWN ;A.CHILD', , Heddernhelm,. Germa'iiy,/,'F^eiJ.'''l7f:^ �Prince Henry- of the Ne'therlaA^s-'ran: over and seriously injur^d'a .five-year-; old child, while driving .Vv^liU'toino-' bile through the pririclpai street"^of this town'.  He. picked..theichil^'iup; and. took'it In his au'tomobiie.te, the 'bcal hospital. __^ ^ Some Excitement in the House When Popular Minister Roasted Michener Party si HON. MR. MITCHELL Minister Public Works Delivered Able Speech-Kemmis and Patterson Oppose Edmonton, Alta., Feb. I.7.-The legislature is still occupied with, tlie .speech) from tlie throne and as all seven mentbers of the opposition have slgnined their intention of' speaking on the sub]ect m support of. tlie amendment to the address in the.reply introduced by Leader B. Micheiw cr regretting that no mention. : is made m that of the A. & G. W. decision, and as the rules of debate re--quire that the'government should.put up a speaker for each of the opposition's-men, the debate will last.until^, Wednesday. This afternoon pom v Charles R. Mitchell, Minister of Public Works,; spoke m reply to Harold Riley, wlio spoke- last for the QPpo-,{ ; sition. Mr. Mitchell was the only . speaker ot: the afternoon, his adffreSs...; lasting nearly an hour and a halt. iHe's , dealt 'fully ; with, the- record- of *the;.-gavernment in regard to road" ; con- ; struction,) guarantee of railway;-bonds, and made a strong demand tor' handuw over .to. the province the: con-� trol of the natural resourcss. ;.;; ? ;� On the last question he alludedto ",; ^ha- prop'jsal at preseut,:'.before .-, wan. and 'Manitoba,- so'long''- as^'phlyB-ical aind financial difficulties were-jiflt.^.; too stroiigj And he did not see how ' the Dominion . govei^nment' could .tlis-^.v'' criminate betw^een the provinoES;:tpnr,vf' cerned.-' If, however, the natur^l^'re-.Y:.''. sources were controlled by cach-pro'v-ince, as thoy ought^ to_ be, su'ch^^a ^ question could not', ai:ise. Resouroest. that each province by nature ,was ' endowed with should be used f9f|,the'i5 benefit of that province as' a -w^ but it was'not^ right that wi-|ihQUt-",{ ithe consent ottho people, of'Alb^te':; tjieir natural resources should- be^'sold * to the highest blddet "^ Railway Guarantees ;> ; Replying to'. the opposition-crjtir-;,?; cisi^ of;.the � policy. of  guaranteein^t': bonds of "raiilwiy coihpanies he gave, v-'^| figures showing -that-mileata o�. rail^-'i^/irtK^H^ iWay/Construction had grown tv leaps j'^X ^pd I bounds since ,that policy ,' ."^as'-^ -""S"-/^ adppted gince 19q6i railway xnileage.i in the province had been practicaVl7u'^,'",t| doubled." On Dec. 31st tho 'tp.tali"-V'?* mileage was 3055, since 1906 the Cl ' " 1>.R: had built 120 miles, Nyhile. tlie' G.T.P. and C.N R. had ' built "I,575''';' miles. In the years 1910'' ^. (Continued on 'Page 9. Committees Ar^ Ready For W6|k All the committtfes . of Hh^likindi-'s' conven'tion have now been/^jip&lnted,' and the work for thenexjt two or'thvee-days will be confined -tovthe-busines?; brought down by the" chairman, .'of^ these committees. ; Tliiey" are".'aa,.'fbl4 lows: _  -  , ' I .Resolutions Commijltee-rrDBl'^igatesj iWheaiiey, Bankhead, chairman; �P&t-r, terson. Royal Collieries; Magdfelj'iRdsST' burg, P. .We'jr, Frank; iW-LWliastenley,'' Fernie; W. R. Hughes; .Blatrmore.'' Appeals and Grievance^ Coilinalffee-T"/ Delegates J: Johnson,' , Qolemaii;;'^^ g.-Davis, Corbln; X Mltpheir/,Catr)[)6n-; dale; jJ. !D. McLean,'GoaHiuVBtj-'LVtli-l Ivowski, Canmoie . , , i-'r-, � Officer^' Reponts vjll^mmitteeT^R'if Cyitt^ Bellwuei'iohalrmari; K.'MoRq,b,-j: erts, Taber;, HoYifbrflok.^J^eriileJ mi^.t Mlchejl; Boards Memlieri-J; La^re^n,; Letbbridge. ., . ; ^ , j \,V . Constitution Commltte�^D.>. ^ReiBS,* -Bicraie, ChaJ/man;' W. .B%],d^'rBj:o;H;e,? .liosmer; j\ "Dudley,' Hilfor'eat;? r'W.^. ,Lynch, Beaver i Cre'ek; 'j>'P,,'Thtftfr hill. Diamond dlty. - - /; I '� Distribution -Committde-r^J.' ,BhK|e, Bell,evue;. Secretary,treaB,uTer -"A.'/J.' Carter. ; ' . ,',':*^, i, The Grievances A'^ firbt'" resolii^Ion.^bfo'bp^t-J by,'thip_ committee wai^jjqfe,'-''^''*^ uoation' ainang.-.the mi4^s|,| that they might understand Qie"'con-,'t,; Stltution, and rules of the union. 'Jf W.18 decided to ask the InteriiatlonaL' -S. executive to bring tlje matter be^p^o" the next , International : convention.  and an effort made to have all liil^jpk-'?, i-''* ture printed In the foreign langus^eis '"j^ .union, but also in general inov/ledgo J-j\ ofthexoutttry and Its ways, .'-".a.j.'J Report oh Ledger 'Editor Norwich, of,-th^_ Fei'i* LLd ger appeared before,the J^liierb'^con-' ^' V'^ntion^thls^morningV'^to.reportea oix I ^-5 the business'of the^liiedgei loi lae ' past year,  1. .^..'^ Ive board aad tlie'j'b'da'^laVA,^'SHJSiIlige-nierit,-i3eliorelEa faonyentlin:- ''^''^^^rml ' , is 'unaerBtoVd'th^g'-f^Jy:,. while expre^sinjg-jjthef'Qplnlpi larger Clfif 'wop^ pg're pfloflta^k; 'ed that ?!e^aJe .'S SiiidQ^^thf? y9J�i'J ma^e*a l}etlt�rAJ . tho- next oonvenlilc^," 1 434 ;