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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 23, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. TEN PAGES Lethbri �5� "S* ? C ? ? ? > *> * : * ? WINNIPEG'S -DIRECTORY > ? POPULATION ? Winnipeg Jan. 23.-Henderson's City Directory issued today, gives greater Winnipeg a population of 260,430, an increase of 33,007 over population last year reckoned on the same basis. ARE BURIED UNDER 17 FEET OF DEBRIS GANGS ARE AVORKING IN RELAYS TO REACH IMPRISONED MINERS TO MEET AT THE HAT London, Jan. 2.'}.-There is vastly more interest here over the chances of woman's suffrage in the house debates starting tomorrow them there ever was in the Unionist food tax differences. Considering that every section of the House of Commons, from the cabinet down, is pcrplexingly divided absolutely anything mfay happen. Blood will first flow over Sir Edward Grey's proposal to omit the word "male''' from the opening clause of the bill, which point stands as follows : '"Every 'male' person shall be entitled lo i:e registered as a parliamentary elector." Should it be carried the House ot House of Commons will have three alternatives ; firstly, the amendment of Mr. Henderson giving women votes on the same terms as men, which, would add 10,500,000. electors. Secondly,' the amendment of W. Hi. Dickinson, Liberal member for North St. Pancras, giving votes to women over twenty-five' years of age, who are inhabitant occupiers and wives, this adding 0,000,0.00. Thirdly, the amendment of Right J!on. A. Lyttlcton, K. Cl", Unionist member for St. George's, l-Ianover Square, giving parliamentary votes to women who arc already municipal electors. The first, and third propos-nh arc generally considered to have, no chance whatever. Right Hon. H. H.-Asquith is totally . agairiW\vtftes for �nyb'meii.. I't' is 0aid*.-.thiit a feeling ,of against Sir Edward' Grey' and Rt. Hon'., David Lloyd-George for having by their support of Woman's suffrage led ministralists into the difficulties, is growing amongst the general body of the party. Sir Edward Grey a>nd Lloyd-George met- a deputation today ' of women ', sJufiragettes. liloyd-George said it was absolutely incorrect that any member or the cabinet would resign over the matter. "I hope we shall win on' Monday", David Lldyd George, Chancellor of the Exchequer; today told a deputation of suffragettes representing the working woih*ri.- of the British Isles, wham he aud Sir Edward Grey, the foreign secretary, received at the treasury department. "I certainly shall do my very best to see that the airsndmcnt to the franchise reform bill eliminating the word 'male' is passed by the House o�, G.ornmdns. ; Since I have been in tlio cabinet I have.become, a more convinced supporter pi. women's suffrage; than, ever. -�-..�. ''My experience during' the passing of the state insurance act has persuaded' ; me that"� one of the most gross pieces of injustice in.public life is that women have no voice in "the Heterrhination of., matters which effect them, more closely than men. . "I am convinced\tliat we shall win and tliat .very, soon;'' The chancellor then went on to say that the Liberal ' government was ready to'stand or fall by Premier As-quitU's pledge that if.the House ; of Commons approved the extension of tl:e franchise to women, the government; 'would support it. Sir Edward ,Grey gave similar assurances to the deputation, but warned the women that the opposition to he overcome was very formidable and that it could not bo done by menace, or personal annoyance. ' GOVERNMENT WILL Medicine Hat, .tan. 23.--The Alberta Federation of Labor vwill meet i l)er WILL DISCUSS FREIGHT MIES AS APPLIED TO THE G.I1 -O SHIPPING MERGER PREDICTED London, Jan. 23.-The weekly shipping journal, Fair Play, expressed the belief that arrangements will soon be made whereby the Brocklebank, Anchor and Cunard lines will be combined under . one management, and that the Cunard will enter the Australian trade. - 1 T Board of Trade Executiye ' To-night Will Talk Over Recent Developments Who Made the Statement to Mayor About Declining1 Trade ARE INDIGNANT Matter Will be Followed Up -What the Merchants Say . BIG 'OCEAN';'bR6*HOUN'tf VWILL '�'" H AV� :TO' LAY U P' FO R R E- '?� PAIRS On Jan. Llth, the combination rate on coal and coke in effect over tlii) A. K. ifc 1. and the Great Northern from Tabcr, Lethbridge, and nil points in the Crows Nest Pass were cancelled by the Great Northern Railway. On the same date the company cancelled the commodity rates from.Spokane to Lethbridge. This directly aT-'fects the fruit wholesalers of the pity. t. At tonight's meeting., of the Hoarfl of Trade, the first meeting of the new executive with W. C. Ives, president, the matter of freight rates as affected by the cancellation oE the London, Jan. 23.-N'oi official infor-1 concurrence of the freight rates be- j matjon is available regarding the can- tween the C.P.R. and the at I cellation of the Lus'itani'a's sailing* : Coirtts, wiu be tbe suh;ect of nis-;! 4. -., .' j 1 j ,1 ' ,.-.' cussion, and it is understood that �but it .is understood that the .ship's that ^me attenipt wi, bc ma(le to bottom was badly damaged through ]lave the interstate Commerce Cotn-a turbine casing -bursting in the | mission of the L'nited States rceou-cdurse of her last voyage'froiii Ncwisl(,er the whole question. York. �' ..� | Lethbridge now occupies the same The repairs will take fully two position in the matter of months. . as does any other one-railway' town. The Lusitania has been laid up since It is a non-competitive point.  her arrival at Liverpool on Dec. 31 I This does not mean that the frcicht The business men oE'the ciiy are up in arms owing to the. statement already circulated that certain business men have suffered- loss since the-closing up of the segregated district, which they regret. ' Seeh?by the Herald-today Mr| J. Bawdeii of Bawden Bros, stated that the executive of the Business Men's assodlation strongly repudiate .the statement and that if any business man in the city did say that he had met with such, tbe association would like very much to know the name of that person. The matter is not yet ended as it is understood the whole question will be thoroughly sifted to the bottom at the next-meeting of the Business men. Other well-known merchants are very wrathy alid feel bhat a gross insult has been; thrown in the faces of all decent citizens. The Herald representative.'has investigated the mtftter and has yet to meet avbusiness man in Lethbridge who ,ia, grieving over loss through the cleiining. up of the segregated area. . *>\!Vfe gladly welcome any measure '^srhlch seeks for improving the moral tone of the citj%" opined one raerehant," Another said, ''If - a&y'r'Viistn^^biani.'i^ this city wants, such ;c6nditions'~,rif affairs to exist for tho purpose of building up his. trade, then the sooner such a man.leaves the better." The merchants as a whole are very anxious., to know: the whole truth of the matter. New York, Jan. 23.-Timothy IT. ! * j Sullivan has been a patient at a pri-i > jvatc sanitarium here since last Sep- . : j ti-mber. He is suffering from "man-;* ] ieal depressive insanity", according to one of the medical witnesses, another of whom testified that a cure was "possible but not probable." In. the Hast Side, where Sullivan was born 50 years ago, and where he built up a strong 'political machine that elected, hint to the- New York assembly four times, and to congress once, previous to his election last fail, he is. known as "IJig Tim." He was the friend of the poor and it is said that he never turned a begging hand away without a coin. During his term in the state senate he was author .of the law making the carrying of concealed weapons a penitentiary' offense in this state. Much of his estate consists of holdings in amusement enterprises and New York real estate. A port low pressure turbine -was (installed during her lay up in �November. ! RECEIVED S. O. � S. "CALL "; Washington, D.C., Jan. 23;-^-The' revenue cutters Andrew. Coggih and Seminole, are steaming full speed to __ the distressed steamer Ma?, ~w.hichJ j0Ved^bv"'other distributing centres last night was sending S.O.S. talis, 130 miles out from Charles, S.I., and �had not reported early itoday to- the headquartevs. The Andrew Cogg'in got the Mae's distress signals when she 'was cruising- about 16" miles ;aff Bodie Island,. NiC... about > 80 .miles away. The Seminole., w^nt out irarn Charleston. rates will be raised. In fact, during the past year the C.P.R. has at different times lowered, their rates, and it is likely that in the near fuair-e other amendments in the tariffs will be made, giving . Lethbridge stilt greater advantage, for in making the city a break-bulk point, the C.P.R. will extend all the advantages jL-n- London, however, think that a month may pass 'before the . final signatures are.put to the peace treaty, as the settlement of exact frontiers, the question of indemnity' ',. and the guarantees in regard to the . mosques and. sacred places of Adrian-opie are to be arranged." 4 Austria Disbands Army Budapest, Jan. 23.-The demobilization of the Austro-Hun^arian troops, called to the colors in the Balkan erisis hegan today. L DESTROYED BY FIRE PUPILS .ASLEEP WHEN FIRE BROKE OUT MADE ESCAPE IN NIGHT CLOTHES Montreal, Jan. 23.; - Thefe was great excitement early this morning when1 fire broke 'out at Miss Edgar's magistrate. The revenue of the police' boarding school situated on Guy St. department is greatly/ diminished, and it is.'for;Vthis .reason that the four Alberta cities are asking the govern-; ment to undertake to pay the salaries of the magistrates. in the west end. When the outbreak occurred the forty pupils of the school were all asleep, but some, of; them were awakened hv the smoke and succeeded in arousing the other : occu-  �� L WIN NEXT TIME �ALBERT J. BEVERIDGE MAKES, COCKY PREDICTION AT A CHICAGO MEETING THINKS COMPULSORY MILITARY SERVICE WILL BE ADOPT. ED IN GREAT BRITAIN . Ottawa, Jan. 23.--Before1 the Railway Commission this mornlUgi' the bill seeking an -extension of. time for certain lines,of the CJV' R. in Southern-Alberta was heardi with the: understanding ;:4hat' twenty-five .more 'miles of the Weyburn line would^ be bulltfrom the'west end to the;extensioh of the line south. Dr..VVarnock and Mr. Buchanan : demanded that the line from Car-dston to Pincher Creek bill be allowed providing that the (Ine state at CardBton anrJ.go Into Pincher Creek. As the clause read,'the words "at or near" wotild~*allovy the company-to leave, out each tov/n. The committee was sympathetic, but a decision was hot reached until' th0 C. P. R. engineer, was present to state, the com*. pany's case. . � ��.� .London,' Jan. 23.-Lord Roberts received, a presentation yestordav from the National Service League. In making- it- Lord Cur/.on said: ''Speaking with knowledge.,.I believe, wo : A re -on the .evo of some great awakening, on the matter of military training, and 1 believe tho greatest �njen ot the country are thoroughly aware of the appalling immensity of danger that we are confronted with, and conscious that our resources are inaduqiiato lo meet it and are to njake a 'move in the direction we have in view. I should not be surprised it at no distant date there will he y an approximation of views ibetwecn""'the twp parties ordinarily sc.yQ.rpd. That compulsion, in /some forni-pr^','another; will form part of tour TiHlil'arv system 1 entertain no doubt.'/ ' Chicago, Jan. 23.-Amalgamation > of the Progressive party with any. . other organization was opposed and  victory for tho new party four years-! hence, predicted by former Senator A. J. Beveridgo in an address before ; the Chicago Progressive Club last night. . . �;:!-,- "The Republican party is through," he said. "It has done its work, and now it only stands in the .way of the tVlthough the qiiestinri has not been ! pants of the building. All wero forc-discussed in council it. is understood cd to make their exit in theiL-night that Mavor Hardic, who is chairman clotlnng, and other light wraps han-, completion of the great things for (if the license-ami police committee, � �1v, but all escaped without injury. | which it wasformed. It must .go in will recplnmend ttot> the petition be,'l'lle buildinsc was badly gutted-to the order to re-unite the nation. The supported; 'extent of $-i0,000. Since taking office .Mayor 'Hardie finds, the city's business requires more time-than aldermen can be reasonably- expected' to give up for nothing.'. At the present time the city bylaw requires two regu> lar meetings'* month. The Mayor has found that up"to- date two meetings a' week would not keep a clean slate,^ In addition to this each' alderman, as-chairman of a committee ..if he Is_t6 perform the functions of nis � office properly will require to devote considerable time to this y/ork. At the very least an properly attend to-the" city's business will have-to devote., �&,l�aat, put- ' tfng all th� time- together-'two* . days per week. Ti:-e4net^esult''isA; that the Mayor can)fafc. get'. $2.^Q for , each special meeting 'they attend- ' The Mayor hopes;thair,tKr today but d'isoount rates'1 were :ea^y'j; 6n the belief that the Peace opjlopjt { will relievo tiie^ contjaentai ' mpnfey ,' situatfpn ancl' hasten a reduction 'TOj^-the"Wank race. ' -tit* J. > mmm '4 10 01 49 ;