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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 15, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald u c Volume V. ,-Alberta. Saturday, June. Number 158 WILL UNITE TO FORCE POLITICAL REFORMS Farmers, Miners and City Toilers Decide to Form a Fedeiation to Force Demands on Legislative Start Separate Party At the farmers' conven- tion titter an interesting discussion, lasting over two hours, a motion to forni a Provincial Fcclera- lion of Labor' 'carried unanimously Committees wore appointed to form- ulate plat'orm' constitution etc and the' convention, adjoiiriied until this morning, to give the committees ti-nio to do their work. To start the bull rolling George Ho well, of-Oalgary, moved: "That proceed with .the-organization of a permmvant Provincial .Foil era lion of 'Labor. Delegate English, Le tub ridge, said that, lie was'.aont hy the Typographi- cal Union to consider the advisability o[ forming a federation, lie desired no know'about the scope of federa- Ji was to be 'officered and financed. 'He also wauled to hear I'rbm the farmers ass to the part thej play hi .the proposed federa- tion. Mr. of Lille, suitl the min- ers must know something ot the con- dition of the farmers, and. the farmers must know about the .-miners, 'Kb that they could get together. The miners had been misrepresentedr-by the cap- italistic press 'to prejudice the farm- ers against them. It was the object of the eayitalidt class to divide the working classes in every possible Tiio miners were misrepresented dur- ing .'the strike by the press and 'the labor agencies. The strike was for the purpose of getting, better wages Proceeding, he explained the means retfortcd to to defraud the miners, chief among such tactics being un- fair dockage, a whole 'ton of coal be- ing rejected because of the presence of GO pounds of stone or rock. -Most of the millers1 were, opposed to strikes. A strike is a weapon aiiarp: enecl on both sides and th-s miners don't want to'go up it if it can ho avoided. Be-fore a federation could bo formed there must be (Continued on Page HON. WALLACE NESBITT, K.C. Who argued ,-for a Dominion Marriage Law before the Supreme Court at u kii Ottawa p nb INCREASE IN FOOD PRICES London, Issued bj the Metropolitan 4sj lums Board, ehcfw the increased-cost of food: as compared with IfiKt.year, as follows: Bacon, 16 per cent, cheese, 18 per cent.: -per butter, 13 per cent.; cocoa, 30 pei cent flour IS per cent lo per cent.; sugar, 28 per cent. FARMERS DID NOT LIKE JL Proposition of Union Men for Fortnightly Pay The flrat of between the fir met and the industrl il appat ent in the com enMou called to organize tlie Fed eratibn'of Lnhor, this 'afternoon, a S up till o clock this "n'ornuig 'I he difTtrener m the two localities ii> due to tin tact thai it did not begin to lain till after two o clock it the" film cast 01 the uhile jeau showeis hai occurred m the citj hefoiL tliat time Ihe rain continued sleid m the fro i three o'cIocV in the afternoon until Hiree o clock1 in the morning (Continued on U) H L DRAYTON, K C Corporation Counsel For the Citj ot who may succeed .the late J. as chairman of the Rail- wij Commission fy A. LYTLE Whose term as Pastoi of "Westmin- ster Church expires tomorrow NORTH' BATTLEFORD PROGRESSIVE North BattleEord; Sft8ks The 'on the bjlav. to raise one hundred thousand "dollars for a new collegiate was carried almost unani mouslj today, anlj one vote being re corded against it. PUBLIC MEETING BRINGS CONCESSIONS FROM CO, W. C. Ives' Criticisms of Gas Franchise Euccewfu in Bringing About an Offer to Make Alterations in Agreement With the City 1 Tn ancrr If? up fXGJUsiVf franchise at the end .of. fifteen years and allow come !n, whether the city purchas- ed the company's plint or. not. 2. To allow the Insertion .of a paragraph to the effect' that the company will not sell power to other cities at a last f rate thin thit set forth in the Lethbrtdge franchise. 3. To make the franchiie .read that gas to users of more than feet daily, either.-forpower; or manufacturing purposes shall be supplied it fifteen-cents per thousand....... Theie was a meeting lo discuss the various phases of the natural gas bv law which is now before the ratepay- ers of the city of Lethbridge in the g. 0, E. hall last and tpvsay that It was much 'good from the standpoint: generally'would be putting the; proper roiiitruc-Mon nn if And in the the gas company is In just ai food position, aa ever, while the citizens are much better protected than theyf even by the amended franchise t on which they are being- asked to on July 3. The three concessions agreed upon by the of gas, corupanj, Mr Coste and Mi Batn, who were present, sum up the result of the meeting; and a little considera- tion of the franchise that the conccBBiouB are greater .than may, appear on the surface To C Ives i3 largelv due Ihe credit of ob- taining those concessions which aie to be embodied In the final reading of the bjlaw, the citizens to be protected before going to the poll b> a written statement from the company, that they, will agree to insert tile amendments at the tlihd reading of the vhjlaw. which will onl> go befoie the coi.ncil in the of the acceptance of the bjlaw by the ratepajers (Continued on page 3) RECENT-AUTO ACCIDENT HERE TERMINATES FATALLY CANADIANS AT DINNER London.. Strathcona and Hou, Geo. E. Foster attended the Colonial .Secretary's: official. dinner in honor of King George's .birthday last night. TWISTEDMOUSTACHE AND WAS POISONED London, June 15 case undor the' Workmen's Com- pensatfon Act decided yei- terday. The claimant-was a widow of a workman a pany, poison- ing, contracted collecting bronze coins .from an automatic penny-in-the-slot machine. Many them, and the man had a habit of twlating his mustache with fillers This inti oduced person into his syfitem. Judgment was given for De- spondent. ROOSEVELT SAYS IT'S A FIGHT TO A FINISH Presidential Candidate Rushing to Scene of the Republican Times at Committee Turning Down Roosevelt Delegates Ohio, June Chicago only a few hours away, Colonel Rootevelt broke the: si knee which h alile to agree on WllBon or Champ C. irk as presidential and that Wm...J. bo- tlie nominee. will be his of political raanip ulattou matched against the .wit and strategy and powers of the Taft forces. To win the nomination Col. Rpoie- velt either must break heavily into the Taft ranks as they appear the the'-Jast of the -dele- gation -contested com- mitee." or .-win the support of tho LaPoIlette Cummins dele- gates, or both. His folpwers are en- thusiastic1 in their belief that he and they s'vveep the conven- tion, Everyth'Ing appertaining to the con- vention on iho" Roosevelt side, from the election of temporary chairman to the final struggle for control .will be directly under-the supervision qf.. Colonel Hoosevalt, himself -from this time, said that it was principally to have personal advlco at first hand that they'Urged, him lo come today. Also it Is plan- ned to tmve him git in personal touch with dole-gates who-have count- ed nominally as'Taft ;supportersj but who nre regarded: nil poisibiitled for tho Roosevett; side A majority of th-ese come from the South. Vote for Roottvalt Baltimore.l. June jr., .named by the Republi- can State convention AS one of the Presidential electors, said yeiterday that seven of. the 'Maryland et- cast their ballots in tlie eJectorAl college for Uoosevelt rather than Taft, in case both were candi- dates for the presidency, regardless of Tvhich was.the regular nominee ot tho Republican party at the Chicago convention. Mr. Nowbold Is the legal adviser of the Roosevelt in this Stat-e, on John Murray Succumbs to Injuries John Alexander the victiii of the unfortunate automobile act! dent at the tiaffic daj, died m Gait Hospital this mom ing between ten and eleven o'clock, a lesuli of the severe injuries sustained by h: casitni has been a fam iliai figure in this toi" tlie paa twenty jeais H-e in the emplojment ot the and I. and left there take i position m the Dominion LaudssOf fice, going into business foi hiuisel: later, and joining the.Hnr of L. P Mmklei and Co, real estate agents here, which 'position he olcu pied at the time ills death Murray was also interested in coal .mining. The d-aceased in his thlrtv sixth jear, and was well Knoivn in this citj and the surrounding: flaa repoited as oeing favorable The funeral will tike day moining at ten o'clock front St Patrick's Church, oi which deceased nas a member, and also one of the ohorliters in tho choir for some time G. T. P. ADHERES TO OLD ROUTE FERSKT IN SEEKING APPROVAL TO LINE PARAfLLELINa THE CANADIAN PACIFIC On June 26, the rout? _map "of G T r from Oalwrj to Coutia will go TMton Mtntitcr of Ralhvajt for appnMal- Contrary to expectations, the map '-nhich Will he presented is 111 be that which wai pre about four months ago, when W A Buchanan, M P appeared Ing that the route .Ijc.changed further east trom tho' KIpp-AWersyde line At that time the 'companv agreed to re-consider the matter, at; later alttlngs the renort that a change of routs Has hkel> to be presented caused the AIlniHter.'.ot RaihvayK to poatpone his decision Now, however, It is learned that the route which the1 will aak approval of the routs which was firtt presented mouths ago, tho company on their original routing, with changes as have been advertised' In the 'Car- angRy district. Mr. Buchanan will maJte another protest, emphasizing, the .urgency of Ihe line .going Into dislrlct. eist of the Carmangay Mne, i rail- S-OKI IB SAYS HE CAN STOP ALL PAIN London Surgeon AnnQujn ccs His Discovery to thej London, June abolition --of promised if the anaesthetic ora cess bv London" Lin- Irs discoverer's claims 13r W F Forbes ROBB maketj, announcement In the LancetJ and from the tact that it receives public- ity In that consenvativc publication, the claim of Ross may said to) have received orthodox' -Moreover, Dr. Ross has professional lequirements giving his to tlie public. Speaking of the new boon to the doc' toi said v t "What I wish to make tUtf diacoverv of wide application or a pVfl' longed local anaesthetic of incalcul- able value to humanilj. I and I th.e vvoild to know bow -to kill. pain feeling, the severest bodily in- jure from accident or in anrglcal op-' orations Bj the use of this thetic, it is possible today for a aur- geon to guarantee a patient freedom from pain after an accident onfotlon- ing an operation T have found an ab- solutely harmless and non-poiaonpui antidote to all physical pulnj antidote can be least r of general1 detriment to ferer. J "In the operation the patient under a ganeral anaesthetic vin ordinarj way, and'then ten cubic centimetres ot one per cent sol- ation of urea hvdrochlor- Ide are distributed, over supply of the party concerned effect of such injection is to produco a total loss of the sensaMon m" pain 'Properly speaking, part is put to sleep The meiaget of pain from the nerves to the are cut off The patient no pain after Uon Tlie effects of one single ap- plication bv a multiple injection at qnlnino and.urea hrdrochloridB for periods varying from twenty-four hours to fortnight, bv which the operation or Injun will have ia 'ar that pain will not felt.. Suffering resuKlng from cldent, however grave, can 'he alraoit Immedlatelj stopped b> a single in- filtration'of quinine and urea .bydro- chlorida, and will remain away days, and never return." FIREMEN BROKE. INTO WINE CCLLAR Quebec June lire- man has been from tho force, and three pilved of 4heir Tacatton for breaking Into the wine cellar and consuming liquor during tho recent conftftJKnittwi W, tbe Krontensvc. f> ;