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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 18, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta 4= VOLUME VI. TEN PAGES Lethbritljfe, Alberta. TiieHila.y, March 18, 1913 PRICiE-FIVE CENTS Number 82 LLL D'Sl CES Rousing Meeting at Which Many Testified to Efficacy of Liberal Policy WIRED MR. BUCHANAN Federal Member's Course Approved-High Praise for Hon. Archie McLean (Special to the Herald). Raymond, March 17.-Mark Y. Croxall was chosen president ot ll>e Liberal association at llaymond last night and in a few well chosen words expressed himself as beinf; in harmony with the present Liberal policy, both provincial and that ot the l)omini.on. Mr. Croxall said he had made a carefiil study of the doctrines of the political parties ot Canada, but te\t that the policies of the Liberal party more'neairly mat the needs ot the people, at large, therefore he oast his lot with that party. Continuing,, he said that his present attitude was not a surrender of his independant stand, taken heretofore, but simply acquiescence in the manner in which this "great party had developed � the country and managed the aftairs of the Dominion. Good government i.s good business and deserves the support 6t the people and it is the'duty of every individual to be enthusiastic in the protection of the institutions that protect your home. He referred to his throe-year-old daughter, wk(o picked up a paper maple;leaf from the floor and began to sing' the \Maple Leaf Forever, adding that we should all teach our children to he loyal to the flag and coun-, |;ry that aitord us protection. .He said he flrmlyi-bolieved in the Liberal; naval^polloy. and - thought .the pa^ty," in poweE,A^)iould. appeal to the,country on tliis question as ^ it involved some �very;'important, matters that would aflect the nation for years to come.., ^ In.Mr. Croxall ,the Liberals ot Ray-; mond HavcrJt man who spea:ks what be thinks and has the ability to do' so in a pleasing and convincing, manner. Frank T: Holt, chosen vice-president, .said be liad alwaVfS been a, strong. Democrat in' the States and believed the Liberal party .stood for that which was best in the Democratic party and ..was studying" the interests of the people at large. T. J. 0!Brien was chosen secretory-treasurer, and in his acceptance ot the office declared-himself as perfectly satisfied with the manner in which the Liberal party had conducted the affairs of the country. Had always supported the party since coming to Canada amd was eager to lend his assistance to accomplish the good work outlined in the progressive policy of his party. 0. W.Lamb, B. Spencer Yoimg and John 'Powelson were chosen to make lip the executive of 'the local organization; Mr.' Lamb saM he was not much of a talker, but could work and was always willing to do his part to assist ' hi.s party in their CAmpaigns. H'b believed tHc Liberal' party was the party of tile people and tliat if the party in power appealed to the people at the present time, on the naval question; that the Liberal parrty would be returned. , Editor a Boo.ster Mr. Young pledged his support and paper to the Liberal party and that because he was convinced it was the party for the people. Dr.^ Keillor moved a resolution that It be the sense of this meeting that we endorse tlie action of Mr. W. A. .Buch�|nan in the Dominion parliament on the naval question' in particular and send Mr. Buchanan -word that we uphold him in the stand he takes in tills: matter. The resolution carried amid cheers, and it was with some difficulty that the chairman restored, quiet; Dr. vKeillor also moved a resolution expressing our .satisfaction with the able manner in which Hon. A. J. Mc-, Lean I has conducted tlte affairs ot the province in his department, and the very careful juanncr in which he has ' distributed the improvements througliout his constituency. Every person present called out that Mr. Mpliqsn had been more than fair and pledged themselves to support him in the future. All are well .satisfied with'his administration pt the aKaira In this .locality. , Losing;, Good Worifer . At this point T. J. O'Brien arose and moved that tlio meeting extend .their 'regrets at'the'departure ot Dr..' Keillor from the town and our appreciation of his lojors as a Liberal, adding that' he 'was a good citixen, a ' tjrleudly,;;; jiptglvbor,. and - u ..much ncodod (Coi^tlauBd ou page U)^ ? > > > o � ^ MARSHALL BOOSTS IT "I will be pleased to attend the Mi.\-ed Farrhing Convention in Lethbrldge, April 15 and 16, If at all possible. 1 think it will be productive 6� a great deal of good, as anything to ? stimulate mixed farming, es- > peclally in Southern Alberta, > should have a very beneficial effect on agriculture, if It did am, Yours very truly, > DUNCAN MARSHALL. ? Minister ot AgTlcultuve. ? jBdmonton, March 18. > HAVE NOI YE PREMLEB ANSWERS QUESTIONS ABOUT LAND TITLES' OFFIGES . -ELEVATOR BILL LAUDED ? ? * � ? : : ? * Edmonton, March 18.-The suwller of the two Lelhbridge bills making amendments to the charter providing tor the e;ctension of boundaries etc:, was given a third reading and passed today. In reply to Dr, Stewart, Letlibridgc, who asked if it was the intention ot the government to establish or make provisions for the establishment ot a land titles o!l;co at Vermillion, Red Deer, Maeleod, Lethbridge or Medicine' Ilat.. the premier stated that the location o the new land titles olTices had not been settled. The elevator bill was read a second time, all meniber.s of the opposition lauding it except O'Brien. ENGUSH LIBERAL PRESS AND THE CONSERVATIVES DIVIDE One Blames Churchill and Other Supports-Constant Source  of Fiction - y> Aristlde Briand, {pr�'inlierV-Qif .Pranca whose' government ^V^8''(^sfeated''today o na want,of:iconfidencefrn6tlon,'': He ha�-'retlgfied.' ; ' " � -  AUIOMOBItE LKED M Six automobile owners - appeared in police court this rtmorning, chBrged with exceeding the speed-limits, They were let oft withi the costs of the court, the magistrate promising to get the limit raised to ten or twelve miles an hour.- , ' , = TO USE AN OLD WHALER San Francisco, March 16.-The old whaler Karluck, which, has beeii purchased by Stefannson fqr; a second voyage to the Arctic, . cleared ; from this port late today .for Va;ncouver, B. C. � , OCTOQENARIAN SENATOR FRCJM MOUNT FOREST DIED FOUR. DAYS AFfElR WIFE Mount Forest, Oht., -March 18; - Senator .James McMulJen' died  at 12:40 this moruipg . ,{Lt his home, "Maitland Hall'- tero-'in Mhis  80th year. Only five days ago He .was taken-ill with orysipQ|as,:butvfrDnt the first no liope, wasjiheld out fop his recovery, ' . �/,'�'' .,V . Mrs, McMullen dfcd'l&stVWe((iii?sday and was buried Fi|dayJ- ,^9iiatf)r Mc-Mullen returned fropv,''0>ttO.'W� tieu days ago; and iiitqndec^ to\return to Ottawa when thc^ssion Was resumed after Easter. The-tunerai'vyiU take place Thursday; Senator,. McMuUen sat for [^orth Wellington '^In the hou.se, in the LibojraJiiatefesJiH;. from 1882 to 1800. Tie oSpgE'ed-' i')ie' erection of- a .national! mo^vimei^t t'p Sit .John A. Macdonald ii[�'.18fl2\ pii'd, supported Nicholas Plpqd -paVis' for tlie extension of tiio Dcjmjttioft, raiichise to'Women in 1895.'iHo'! ,WiiB i ajl^d to-the senate Feb. llji||,M2,| ..by stord Minto. : He ;.was. ol{aI|mah 1 o\\ ths standing committ^ ture.  � > ? * .> BRIAND GOVERNMENT DEFEATED ,The above is a group picture of the Kings of the Balkan states, Bul-garia, Servia, Montnegro, and Greece. The a8sas8lnat?d. r.uler is in the lower right hand corner. REDISTRIBUTION BILL IS READY FOR LEGISLATURE Will be an Equal Distribution of Seats B,etween North ,ani(I^qii!ith - Eamonton, Marclj^Js,-The Capital says: The redistrlbutiob'bill Is ready tor ooniideration by the legislature. It provides an impartial increase in representation for all portions of the province...- Sixteen new constituencies are contemplated, buti It'.Is"prob'able that the number will be reduced to twelve. They are distributed prlncl-pally where increase in population demands. � -So far as decided, none of t.he''old-naraeB will be dropped. Pakan seemed to be doomed at one time, but 'iii'''still on the map. Pembina was al-'Stt.threatened with extinction, but it jjjW'i'iintktly survive, i^if'In. the redistribution the city ot Cal-s^aVy will .be given an additional re-l^.^reaentatlve. There will be three �QOnistituencies there: North Calgary, :^outh Calgarv and East Calgary. Edmonton will Btill have two members at 'large, an'd one for Edmonton South. �The new constituency of Grouard, if created, will be formed from the .western portion of Athabasca. E|dson is taken out of the west end of, Lac Ste. Anne, and the west end .of Stony Plain, vClearwater comes out of Pembina. Whittord Is fashioned from Bouth--WfeSfPakan and modern VegreviUe. f'-St." Paul, as might be inferred, Is tl^OTn-out'ot Pakan, likewise Cold Lake Premier Borden, by reason oY^|rti[iSj joint position as leader of the;,^jiaVJ dian Conservatives and as Pi|5jnti|5i.y;^ was the only channel throughOV/Tjppiii information could be given bjf'?�;�ief;. British admiralty to the C^n^djaniV people. I-Iis conferences with th&r|(rWTt adians that his naval policy ,W|S^!SV-.' ranged la.st year during his visifes'id;!^ that }he (."anadian naval bill is;^j5p;l-r;}|' ly a hill dratted by the British'j;,>;*i-miraity and fathered, by prSpiifcK Borden. . '"V'-'w "The indignation of CauadiapiLoii^ orals at this arrangement blet-Webn, the Canadian government aiid-T.-tbb adimralty, though overstrainedj^-iiViii-'i tural enough. It is a dan(;er.( signal.; and shows how irreconcilable''with' the principals ot pa�riiamenta;'y *gpV-; einnient here or in Canadav wp.uj^-.i)e' this plan of giving Canada repfeseii; tation on tlie. committee of defense. 'l!'hia plan would make tlic Canadian opposition an opposition to thergov-ernment at Westminster as well." 1 A Conservative Paper', : ,' 'The Times (Unionist) says: "The; admiralty has no business with politics at all, -"jrhis correspondence shows they took the most eltective.' way of avoiding complications by answering plain questions in the plain.-est possible way.!' None So Blind-  The Dally Graphic (Un onist) .says: "Mosti Englishmen ; on. each side of the Atlantic will find somi-). difficulty in understanding why' any man of '4jthe latter being -tlie extreme ncrth-' "'.ifern portion ot that riding, ^'��WJainwrIght Is made-up of south-� I'll.. Alexandria, and a portion ot . .iedgewlok. i\ HardlBty comes entirely from Sedge ick. V :^ .Coronation naturally Is taken out S'tettler. ^otiand': Hills likewise comes from �Mr,"8haw's constituency. 5 Y.oungatown is composed of Sedge-Viol*.'-'largely. W;irnor joins the Montana boun-iI'^a-By-,- :belng taken from Cardston. |[jj?.Oarmangay la made up of that por-^b'h'"df "the province of which the lyj)Vii''tff.Carmangay is the centre. I; J pow'Valley is Easily Identified be-|i > .:>.;. cereal ffelng J/'G. Hill,& Sons, , > have been ftwardqd the Color- "J^. ado trophy,for the,best bushel ? of,oats shown at. the National can continent. ) i' : >*� ENTOIEO FIVE DAYS IN Ml BUT PRISONERS HAVE PIPE LINE COMIVIUNICATION WITH THE OUTER WORLD �.. ;ji . London, March 18.-^A narrow pipe 227 feet long, forms the sole communication between ifhe outside world and John Cairns and James Ward two miners who have he�n entombed toj- five days In the Townhead ironstone ' mine, Fremont, Cumberland, where they were frapped by a rush of water. The men's relatives -and friends cliat with them, and shout the local news tbrough the pipe dalljr. Th^y have plenty of air, food and li^ht, room for air, and newspapers tq.re^dv Intenviewied by a reporter througii the pipe. the. toen aal^!: .'  "We are quite well 'and the air. Is. good, as we have rigged up a special' fan to Ifeep it fresh, \Ve'have all-we want to eat and drink, lartd* ^x^ept It is a bit dull, we have tto1;hlh^ W .plain of," . ; . ' � , Both men being Irish, the local priest sent each a eprlg of shamro.ck to celebrate St. Pai.Tlck'a Day.- It Is hoped that the men will'be released by tonight. There is still 20 feet of water in the shaft which must be pumped out-. WILLtSUF'Piy.NEW SQUAD MOTOR CibiFl'P]^ THE CITY FIRE |4 ) 'IffeRIGADE R(''(*r~- TenS^*,^;^!^:; the new squad motor car foMhe^JH^e- department were openr ed by i^'^j-^'.committee this morning, and itmrc^^^'iipt awArded to the H. T. HcMeiJ^^i' garage' tor a Knight-Russell,%a:iu^d at ,|fa223. There v{ere five taffl^^/'S' th?("'lhinds of the;com-mitteemh&?^siisHoV(JPt;'a8 follows: �Whife'.A'i-.r.-V........ Hudjon;^-1. �';-^'--' - �  Knii Cadfllao,; .v--...;......... $3150 Kissel-Ka'f-V.y.-.'.......... ?3100, Kissel K:a,r'\'40)' .......... 53750 KissiBl Kar-(60)...... $4600 AfiRANGING FOR IHEEXIIIN --- ..y-..,., DIRECTORS HELD MEETING YES-TERDAY AND DISPOSED OF IMPORTANT BUSINESS The Leithbridfc Exhibition^ Board, held a short meeting yesterday aftei^-,= noon when routine business was-diSr. posed ot, and furth�r preparations, fnade for the coming fat stock show; Those present were President Adams, Messrs. Pawson, MoNlcoli � Whitney,-EckBtorm and Secretary: Jack. Tenders for the supply of teed for ^3250! the Spring Stock Show and the exliib- Soldier King Met Tragic End at Salonika -Was Brother of Queen Alexandra AT THE FRONT Had Led His Army-Prince Constantine Succeeds to the Throne Saloniki, March 18.-King treorge ot Greece was assassinated here this afternoon. George, Kiiii; of the Meliencs, ac-cordinjr to Ins ollicial stvle, was second son ot King Christian IX. of Denmark, and therefore brother oi � the Queen Mother Alexandra of England, and uncle to King George V. lie was born at Copenhagen, Dec. 2-!, I84S, and was elected' to the Greek throne March 1863. On October , 27, 1807 he married Olga, daughter of Grand Dukr ' ;.,.i.s;antine of Russia, and had issue ot live sons and  one daughter. l-Ie is succeeded by his eldest son. Prince Constantine, Duko ot .Sparta, who has distniguishetl himself in the present war, being i born August 2, 1848, and marrying , Oct. 27, 1889, the l^rincess Sophia, ^ Sister of the present German Ennjer- ')� or and niece ot the late King Edward. They have three sons and two., daughters, the heir apparent beini; .i Prince George of Sparta born -July 19, 1830. � I King George, who had taken personal command of his troops during . 1 the earlier period of'the war, -hud f been here since December, whcn.;,tha Turkish fortress >vas' occupied bv>'tfii!"/ /Greeks after a shorO. siege; The CJueaii u 'of Groec^ aiso"has been here antl h^s ] paid great attentJion to the care ,iof;, the siCk and. wouijitad Kliig QoUt^ , in ^I^ddfembfer had a meeting lieri w;ith v Kitig Perdinand of Bulgaria to.dlV I 1 oiTss the disposition of the captiireiiil � Turkish territory after the wa�:, � ' NEW ISOLATi HEALTH OFFICER URGES MORE: ACCOMMODATION IF CITY CAN V : STAND FOR IT ildbewaia /trom Medicine Ha.t. ';'vit-.wlil'thus bo seen that the propos-^'d newfvtconstltuencles are evenly dl-A;lded bfttween the north, central and southern portions ot the  province, iflve to each. ' . ., Grquard- may go cut, and the're might bE' a change in Pakan. � In- conn�ctlon with the above, the perald-heard a rumor that Lethbridge City'Will be raised to the unit of nop-lilatlon of one Calgary riding, and to accompltshthls the coal mines to the norlh,-- Ipohiding Klpp and Diamond. City; .will b|^ included, and there is a possibility' that the rtding will fcl- {.Contimied on.pjge 9). The-iKisBel-Kars qubted were for '40, 50 and 60 horsepower'. Th(J Knigli^i^was one ot the cars preferred by Fire Chief Hardy after a demonstration, and it.was eventually chosen by the committee as it is a Canadian built machine. With the installation of the car at No. 1 fire hall, horses will be dispensed with, except for use on the ambulance ajid the hose and ladder truck, but will be an auxiliary to No. 2. fire station for calls on the north side. Tills will leave No. 1 district always protected. The-committee has not decided what shall be done this'year %)garding the new fire station in 'North Lethbridge, but If arrangements can be imade- with the C. P. R.'to disposeot No. 2 fireball in some way, it-Is-likely-that a new hall will be built further north on 13th street, probably In ithe-vicinity of 6th avenue. ., V'^" J-' '''''-"�'''�27nn ' '*-'�n in ;rune were-opened, and award-? v'-1^V'"; '''S ItLZ i ed to B. S. Pawson of Coaldale. u .-vi... ....^.r.......... ^tiia j Lethbridge Kennel club was giv- en the ^iriyiiege of 'uBing.'.thB.sam^^^ i stable for thy them i}t iheilexjWbltfon last August. . The proposal to.hold'ah; a]^;toinio^^ show In connection :Wit,h th� stocfc show was discussed, an,d\it was decidr^ ed to hoost the Bchem^;;iri', eyery.pdS--sible way, as it will ;ije>'att added; at^^ traction for the' wee^^''^;',:"; :^ During the afternootf^tfee'^itJl^^'cpun^^ cll made its usual grattt';':qf5i?25bO/to; the exhibition board,v,andftlie fair (1^ now on its way to a g;doa;8tarti-: :-^^^ It is hardly UUely/tfeitt;-Sovjinuclr money will be spent;''ihia'year ipr vaudeville attractions |'for;' the ' Jiiiie fair. � Last year this feiitw| cp8't''$2;0Qb and although the besi^|||^'?,,^g4B';K^?i"?i^ it is felt that the monej(iCan%S^^^^0^ to better advantage lnyj^^lj'?r'|^dir|'tf^^ It-is known that pn^lj^fil^'iai^al travelling slioiys: in; !^'a|A|es'j;i^'fi^^"6^^^ to gain permission to'^'a(Jpea.l^.durlSgli the fair,, and lit mayMi|4liAti|t!ftS^rP^ receive the / privIleBi^^9.tgJ^r]|^^ all the attractions ofj^thMiiatSira*^^^^^^^ The exhlbltiO|h' thl^^M,^#ipv^^ will be strong on lions,e yaclng.' 'T)ii'^' broughitlahr 2|R0) 'torp'ogaelcirA'. iB.made possible through the ;kladne;9'i3 of several.business men-^wbo-jhayejnut up. stake purses. Theitoi(a,l,pui,'B'88^llil's year ;wlll'-.bV;abbu^|$!tf^^vv|^te year, onljr;"5.3/(l^'./i^^||i4^ presence of Geo. Has|r'W)th.toia'"st^ip& assures a good track> (i,nd a faat fleld and.-with the Lethbrldgi^'falc the first' on the big circuit t^e outlook' la vei-y ..... ,^',1 a brought down and pared to the ' limit, will allow any further capital I') expenditure, It la vary likely that " steps will be taken to complete the " isolation hospital scheme this year, i ' After the agitation for a new i�o-�'^f latlon hospital last year, and the sub*; ',l''f sequent sale of the old Isolation hos^J ,-,^3!' pital property, Building Insiectoi^^V''^^ Meech dTew plans for, a new ^^tem^* y.'P ot cottage hospitals, all joined tf)(>P^*',;is!|!,i^J central building. The city wij^'iiuri-j'if\'|',? able to undertake thig last year,^;But)8�'f, >^i'; large two-storey house bought b'ylthfr ,'^^''| city when the property for the^^^^ten??, S ston of Held street was exprop^ttedii^'J-M was moved to -the isolation hospijlfUT/"^if Bite at the south ot the clt^,^'ajj'd,| placed there to form the cenfiral' ;^/,ifij separate {j;om''.pa,gW othpti bm .fcT^Vl^i^ig within,th? iteaoh'ofitJie'-mifae little later."' 87 54 82 ;