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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 19, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. Lethbrid^e, Aljberta. Wednesday, February 19,1913. PKICE-FIVE CENTS Number 59 ERS' GRHCES18 DISCOSSED THIS K Delegates Seemed Disposed to C^iisure Officers for the Trouble FRANK MINE Shtittiiig Down Without Paying Men Caused a Lot of Hatdship , Grievances were the order ot thej flav at the Miners' Convention morning session  today. Notliing oi a stsi-tling-nature developed. It is evident, however, that dissatiataction witlj the present worli'ing agreement is the cause of i lot ot. trouble underlying' the grievances: which are being ;A&bl�d,.and'.thbro is- an- fcpijarent ,ef; �04:t to' visit' the results of "the taul-� tyxContraot'oTi the;head of the-oxecu-. ;:t;w_ hoard'o^ljthb^dUtEiot. . -For three Hours a debate was waged on a grievance brought down by the Frank'local,- which censured the oJ-floers or the'district (tor not alleviating -fche distreus caused by the closing'down- of the. B'rank mine on Noy-omber 15', last. ^ By. going into liciul-dation the inlnti'threw a large numr . teiv of moit out -of work. Although many of'them had been ^^ettingi good wages prior to the closing of the mi-flfc, the fact that-they did not receive their, last pay placed some, ol (the miners with families to support iR a-jeriouB pvisdicament. Relief was sent in for some,'of. these . families", the district ^wcecutive i)elieviiiff that iho'-siji^lQ ^n^fi'Could Jfind employment in othor,caniPBi>. Allvdid^^ M do so, and "appli^^illlqr relief. ttijjjng ilie jiigcus^lon, it .was brought out that the \*ages in sonua of,the,other capipswejro-touch,lowet than those at .Frank. The average miner's wag^ at Blairmofe i;) *olily>, $1.75 per" day. In 'Passhurg, it' averages between $1.50 and'$2.00 'per day. Relief in Case of a'shut-down in these plaiscs would be more pressing than in the case of'Frank. ' - (n-osident StubbS: protested vigorously against the adoption of the Frank'resolution. I-Ie asked thot it anything were done, to have the constitution amended, making it poss'itr.q to (^ivo*rclis�. in similar cases,: should instructions; be-givRn by the various ; locals-m the district to do so, but he thouKht the convention should de-,Iibei;at� for*a'lo,ng,,tim� before cen-syililji the oflicials for; doing as they had done. T{i� debate was still in progress at iioon, when th� rules were suspended to all.oTCvai sejitlenient before adjourn-nwct was. taken.'; / 'J'lw 'grievance iof the Canmora local protesting'ajtataBi'i the delay in settling, -dis'putes was !;introduce'd again this imotniug,' but-was tabled, as the '� ms.ttet^will.rbe discussed at length by the comn)tttee on officers' reports. - To, shoW:-.'the' almost unanicious - desire  to have the" present working agr�;ment-betw.oen:t.he- oRloials for lack; of organization in-the Burmis ciamp. This Tesolutlon also was tabled as it will bo dealt with by the committee on officers' reports. ^ Dfl.- C S: NVRIQHT-  Toronto man with the Scott ex|�9d- Itlott R DESERIEO FlILY ELOPED WITH. MAN WHO, WAS A SORT OF STAR BOARDER . Deserted for a -boardes.-'who � had lived In his house for S'everarraonths, Mike BlBhoff, a miner, residing In Stafford, Village, came: to 'the city police station.yesterday, and hetween sobs told-how his .wife ^had loft'hbn the night before, wiled away, by .'the Inducements held out by a man. whom �he,had befrlgnded-.a)nce;ooirilng to the j,BeJLjy.eea,so})S hls:'b9a desertion?" Bishoff was asked; � > "I think that would,: I ofleniig the; ap.pontmeni^t whisk broom ever ,manufactured in l^-ho l^d no � more experience iii W � FIRST WHISK MADE WESI OF L DR. RIVERS HAS 11^ AND EJf,5tii'4,'(|ll dijrin^tbe ;wli)*'er n^g|lt^-.-;^jg^^|^,; we�e tiirned^^ for thijii! Ity^ih operation under'�65;>6'^ numbers In,.a .,way'r.s'lmllar^toi,�> > that by which tlie'Calga-fy ^usi- ^ ? ? ness- men receally.'jvfBlJied.tills , > ? city, " ^' ; ? \ , T' > > * * ? * ? O > V * ? * V'streDts hy; riiralds -when he ireitu^fedftb .cry, ''Viva Hu^^^ pii's^r^ttvV-'crowd surrounded him and irtsiste'djthat he join in; the shouWg, huJ^-^itej-^dtifianily replied ,^"Viva Ma-r' ^^QrpJ',t:,'*Hc was answered'hy, the pisK tpls� .bfi'thjs Rurales, ^-\yhose bullets killed -him instantly, r ? , V; ' :^nq,t)ierI iiistance of- disorder, was the*)toihg'|6t the building occupied'- by i(ile.iHuevaer, a ne.wspaper.; organ.; ot the-iMadeio administration.--Vtce-Prdsident Josepino � Suarezj c?r'/,LTrrhLnM'inr""r%r, *i;".l5vlio.was also arrested m the-Coup Stniction for Chancellor of the p., .jgtat. was held prisoner during cheauer David Lloyd George at -Wal-, ^ ,j^' \ - Two Broken Hat Pins Indicate Possible Origin of the'^ ^ Outrage London, Feb. 19.-The , explosion. of bomb today partially wrecked,; - a. country residence m j course of . ggu*^. I chequer- David. Lloyd George ton Heath near London. ; -i;f; The only'elucs obtained by; tlv6;,^ijro-' lice are_ two broken, hat pins ^'iS-hioii wore found among the wrcckagOis'.IlS IS declared by; the neighbors th�1i.-:an automobile containing several - women passed through the village in the.'ea'r-^' ly hours. No one was injured by,^tue-explosion. The house was not2-;^j;. , . , , . with Benjaipin Pranltlln, ^alaslFlnk. powerful that the thick^ walls 6t. the and Harry � settliig fire  Working Men'.. ... April. "r ^ ' TO ilLING CHANCES GRAIN COMMISSIONERS ARE ASK-\";"fed'TO REPORT ON POSSI- J>.!,. BlUTIES OF DEVEL-. V, i- OPMENT � ? Fbrt;" William, Ont, Feb. 19.-The 'Of-'Gra'in Commissioners have LlBAIi W SEEMS TO BE IE OKLY REAL SEME0I Gr, avi ; Board Medicine Hat Alta.;,Feb. 1?.-Mayor Sp'�acpj;^'p.t the council meeting today; .caTftie o,ut( flat�ootei|,i; against allowing Bubdivlsioasito h'e;^"a'ped on tli^, me(r-' ket jiutn th6 ovv'ner^"" hacl' put in sotno lo-ca), Imppoveraeaitaj'^at l^ast to the ex-teijt of gradingW�9 s'tieets. He asked j^Uq �cbjfl5oll,to;';p?tltl'oi!i the legislature to iB,tiVc!t;a'la'sV-.1:cj-,tha):,i3ffB0t,''but sortid djftmutredo-'SBkyllnjf^t'hiatr such, actlbh �1'5k.'*lr/fri'."^ V �v! ,/ I', would shut 6ut t^ small investor from that part ot rg^ltjj deaUiVg. - The Mayor r^fuSeA; approval 6t; a couple of' aybdlvlBro^n,)51a'a& ilntil the owners de^ged' to'* j^e\j^cft/ of^tdln parta for'public ppks/that'ware too rodgh to-sVu'a^,;rfislitenb^^lot'??,; '.(-T^e majority' pY'thei'sufi^dl'-vfatpija ^njciUjea-tlorii'were Afe'sl''deBl5j|fi!te''pr*PP6rty, bvit Bomaon.Wo-'lace' o^'Slay'ov ,ar^te: rooms- among- heaps-. offWoocli............... shavings wliich htd beeE baturited " specfally authorized by the gov-with, oil and in "the. .centre of !^ Conditions - arid: possibiUties^ r\ ^^T'^'^^ . ^w'^S^ i^tm^im capabilities and'. tho ; ^bpfel? occupied had notvboei'iHeaji-g'^tliat can be dq^^^ed for lis^de- An.ipfficial of .'-the , Womain^s; Scfdisil' and; .Political, union told �'."the *Sj)^e' t.ijat :.i;hq,-ft.o�iety had no khoAVledWfof, the perpetrators ..f^-a-^ ,;:'MGehflraiye>y:.PYer,,. ae,crared that the 'explosipn m bOKln thus exaiuination immedl-^telyiandr'conduct it as far'^^^ pos-slbl(5�,:4\i�:jns its wqsterif sessipns aYpMo-*'tffi' its othes business^ .The 6ciai;d'^>^Urrtovoiip spAcial. a.^tentlon' to' 'arfB>iiii��y'vapd- ex-tfspd .the -scope -of "��^'�^ iS'lry. to the easteru sc^tioi.Si: it'y 'Scheme Not > Feasible witk Present Population . Says the Engineer That the  cost of constructing a gravity .water-sy8tero-;-to ,pipe water from tile'. Besily-River .-on tlie west side of the Bl'oJa Reserve, to Lethbridge, a distance ck thirty-fiVOvto forty miles, will be prohlbltlv,e .until the city has a: populiitlon. ot. BO,006>'i was the statement -fhadei-to^ther-Pterald thla morning by*.t!ity-rfeng'ihe'eS>Sl^rioliard. "That thq ''m.UJ^^y''vyater 'being -palmed oti} on J water' u^er& , this week is not e.'flayoreA,"to taate; and is really ihutalifor^taate 'Of what may be e.i:pect6d jwben t?ie:flDph eeason comes Is the ;freely..exp're&i^ed. opinion on th-s streets t'oday, , ; Putting, tlie;-t'wo 9^^^ weeds act, and drawing attention'.jl''6j the spread of weeds in the couutr// f*/ 'f^^ Criticising the educational policy^ /j. Dr. Stewart cbmihented ;upon-'; ,j.thBK?*s|M' placing of a Normal school at iGahiH-? rose, furging that: the best teachers^ would ' liot.; go � to the smaller - townSo where', ihev could not get the  sanno'J conveniences as in larger coatres;;;?; similarly with agiicultural colleges, , j These should be placed where ' thsy'* could - be worked in connection: ;,'withf^s^^�J| Normal schools 'and with the uftiverr sity \'i,;'t'A Turning to the railway policy. lie^, ''yl said whatever other. dlstricta;jhad!,'^0WiK53|iS sav Southern Alberta was no,t sa^is-,j ' \ lied with what had'heen;,v.; iSpealcer,;';statinB'i that 'a .cohsideraBjjBid'is amoimt of grade fia'd' been' qo^i^Eiict!-?' ed south 'of. ,Calgavy." , " Z'W�r^'.es- tablished in Albej;tft.^J Ince-waa Inaug'urai chartered cltfe^i^ thirteen,jniaijs Iti:':^ qlosip,' df *Wt 'year chartered cities, fori seventy-three iVilljgeaj K"^^were^twot 'ft/fowns,' and; e.51 undeu thr.'SiiiiSiLVural^n^jiiil^l apt-; \-\ . The. ngvv ii9i2;'HismsJ/wer^^ land, Diainoiid 'qity.'^fooronllf * i;qjm(pd;%i^i%'^|i�| 'jiiHys.^e.^^ietpy% ' Jj'k, Irma; St. Pau] ' lid Consort' 7442 ;