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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. I.ETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA. TUESDAY, JUNE ie, NUMBER 157 Mr. and Mrs. Bull Moose Jr. i Last Night's Smoker a Great Buchanan Reviewed Session C. N. -R. BILL DISCUSSED! Canada Junior en's Flop on gency Vanishes SENATOR DEVEBER HOME I Vt'irm ng his stiong belief in the of libiral party of Canada, and the man be.head of that partj 3ii Wilfrid Laurier mincing no words in "his- castigation of the policy of" the'.', present govern rnent 'of Canada' toward the West and the "farmers of the west, and hint- ing that, now since the Redistribution hill )iab been passed, an election is liable to be sprung at any moment, should the time seem opportune for the purposes' ot the-i'goveniment, A RupMnnn M P, stood before the audience brought, .together, last night under the auspices of the Young Lib- eral club, and gave ian account of his sttwardship, as member for the Medi- cine Hat constituency. The occasion was a "smoker" ten- dered as a 'welcome to the .M.P., after his five months' absence at Ottawa While the audience was not large It was sir interested 'one, for the oc- casion was. tho-Krst in .two years in which Mr. Buchanan" had an oppor- tunitj to discuss Federal questions with his'-liei'rers. He made Highest of his oppoitunit> he questions dlreith concerning Leth- brldge on government as Sttnsr affect Industri farming and up0n the broad" princl pies of the Liberal paitj, asi" feet the welfare of all the people of the Dominion. Mr. Buchanan did not set out to say anything new; intention was merely to review'the'legislation of the past three .'years, explaining how its application would affect this constit- uency and the whole Dominion, and with that he was content. In his prediction that an election might be sprung at any time, probably this fall, he was supnorted by Sena- tor De Veber, who retained home yes- terday and who was upon the platform. The Senator spolte briefly, remarking during the course of his address, that It haii always ap- peared .somehow or other that Provi- dence smiled" on 'Canada when the Liberals were in power: whereas a Conservative government never seem- ed to. be'able to, enjoy that distinc- tion. He thought It must portend something of which the Liberals had a right .to feel proud.- The chair was occupied by J. B. TVilkie, president of tho Young Lib- eral cluh, .and ,on. the, platform 'with him were Mr. Buchanan, Senator J.- D. Higlnbotham, president of the Lethnridge -Liberal association, and E. J. Sehl, vice-president of the Young Liberal club. Mr. lilglhbothani carried the mes- the older to the younger or- ganization, and eulogized the mem- ber for his apparent efforts at alll times on behalf of his constituents. Senator DoVeber dealt with snme of the legislation rushed through in the last couple of .weeks of the ses- sion, referrlni nnrjieulai'.y to the C. N. R. alii and tho' Farmers' Dank measures. 13oth were bad. The first they felt hound to; allov.- to go through, for .'it. would probably have meant a financial panic in Canada lind they done otherwise. Tho Farm- ers' Bank bill was a plain .vote catch- er and U'.e Conservative Senators themselves very kindly squashed it, thereby, relieving Mr. Borden from having sot a very.bad precedent. In-Introducing'the speaker of the evening, President Wllklc referred In very flattering terms to Mr. Buchan- an's efforts at btta'wa, declaring that, though on the opposition side of tho HoilBC. he .had made, himself known and highly respected among members of both .parties by his very fair meth- ods In 'inatUTs In which he took a linrt.. COMPLIMENTS' L1DKUAI, CLU11 Mr. Buchanan complimented the Yovng Liberals of Lethhridgc on their organization, which indicated, lie said', an interest in the welfare of the .country, a Iblrat for knowledge ol the proceedings in parliament and a desire, .to for the party .whose pel'cits they were'-studying, and in which they helieved. lie counselled the keeping; of-a weather eyr, .and a (Continued on' Page E WELCOME PLAgING THE BLAME FQRTHE LOSS OF 1000 LIVES TO FEDERAL of Ireland Enquiry Began To- Leg- al Array BIG INTERESTS REPRESENTED Two Men With Designs on the ALL EYES TURN OIL Expert Reynolds Says it is the Best District He Has Seen Yet MHO'WOULD MAKE 5E NATE ElECTiVE !WHO DECUftRES SENATE TO BE. '-.AND FUT DELIMIT OK V, Quebec, June after ten j o clock lliL i iquin into the Empress of 1 inland disaster opened in the court house here today. The scene m tin court room impressive in its i WMi 'ilif thioc members of the commission, Lord Mersey, Judge j Hoiithicr and Judge Mcl.eod, withj 'tbe c-sessors forminB in filled the judicial bunch. Behind thu leaning met tin back of one of chairs stoocT IIou J D. Hazcn, j o T minister of marine and fisheries., Be- J. llou, the nell of the court was ai- j filled and coun-i su Hi- the c.jjn Spite of Rebuff. Recall Element Busy Getting Signatures P II the officers and engineers of r J D Dmpiess and officers of the. Storstad, the Dominion Coal company, -the. Sailor's and Firemen's I7 ri ion of Great Britain, and Ireland one nf leaders of the'recall element.' an interest affccled, but had j But IR spite.of. this the.recall will go on. Those behind tbe movement.