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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 28, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta OLUME VI. TEN.'PAJGES Lethbrid^e� Alberta. Friday, March 28,1913 PRICE-FIVE CENTS Niiinlber 90 IL BERALS HELD M ENTHOSB 01.0.1 opular Young LetKbddge Man Will.Carry Progressive Policy to Victory At one of the best; conventions of. Tvlilberals :_ev9r held Jn this city Mr. .iJohn O. 'Jouesi vlofr-presldent of the 'SlJnlted MlnefWorkers, waa-nomlna'ted ,'?.)sgt alght;t � Aid. Williamson, vvice-president. of ifthe Liberal Asociatlon, occupied the � chair in the absence of .1. D., Higln-botham, -who,had pfomised >soBae time � agoto'be preaent at the Y. M.'C. A. There was a flne attendance, and from : first to last there was; the rtng''of comj. ing victory. Mr. Jones;is entering the fight as a, 'Lethbrldge i^andldate Inspired -with, the: ambition to get everytbing pos,-slble for the.biullding up pf the city. Aa'W-i stated/iii his b^ief address 0,1 acoll.jtaricBjvi.he lis .not. goihgto bo a class representative,- but a man^ anxious to''a|ecurB benefits for artizau, bualne3s wan, and men in evei;y'oftisa^ �;He-rt(ceivecI the inspiration to aSopb n progre^sW; pflHoy, at the La'ttoriooui vention ln"tUe^ofternoon.>and^iai* re'"^ ceivodftaddea -i^jTrntiJua last""inl|li-t. '" ' ''(Continue^ on'paarS)./ m PLOGGERS ARE NOW INVADING ALBERTA Liberals Should Keep Their Eyes, Open For the: Rogers Brigade -Pen Picture of Mr. Borden's Playing the Game Partner - Characteristics of the Chief Tory Boss J. o. jp)^Ea Llberal-Laijor CandldVi? tor the City of Lethbrldfle m. NGLEGIIN GREAT RECEP REDCLIFF PEOPte DELIGHTED OVER BEING PLACED,. ON ELECTORAL MAI? . (By H. F. Gadsby). Edmonton, March 27.-"Yes," said; the Alberta longhorn, tipping his elbow a little higher. "We've fired all the grit postmasters and other ol^ci-als, and we are going to win the province if we have to poll the buffalo at Wamwright to do it. Besides we i'liave got Bob with us this time." This v/astlie talk iii the saloon ahd the-Hob alluded to was the Hon. Robert Rogers, late ol Manitolia', more lately ot the Saskatchewan gen-, eral election, still more lately of'tlie Macdonaid bye-election, present address, , i-IoUBC. of' Commons, Ottawa, occupation, minister of PuWic works; pastime, showing Imw he can swing the west by the .tail ; ultimate ambition, incredible as it may seem, the premiership of Canada. Bob is alleged to be with them to the extent of $300,ff00, that being the amount mentioned as the oil barrel for the Alberta election. Bob had come excuse in the Mac- the same token too Liberal for the minister of public works to spread himself over effectively. However, he did hia best, and it the .voters had only stood by him things would liave been quite difler-ent. He hopes to do better m Alberta, which has had little experience so far, of the long reach of the black hand with the little black has;. Alberta is new ground with the Hon. Robert; and he has great expectations.- Prom now on-take little Orphan. Annie's word for it, tlio goblins will catch you if you don't look out. .Tlie goblins belong to Bob Rogers, and they are busy little goblins that know their business. Bob Rogers IS not aman w^ho believes nriaith i-without; worlts. That is to say, he, always gives his piug-frers something to work with. Money is a good soldier and will march. Bob's Long Suit The Rogers gang alscxl have in their kicks, threats, promises., and other dpnald bye-election, wlierc ho knew j blessings':with a strin-gtiaStached, but the old,gum shoe trail, but was poor ifirst and l�st their m^iViistay is the hunting in. Saiskatohewan, which is I long green. Bob ' Rogfeirs has a pot too large a part of the map, and by | of money-left overfromWtlie campaign of 1311, and this, with accumulations since js said to make a little prize of over $400,000, which is hung up for the Conservative party in Alberta if it can prove that it has an organization- While this leaves it up to the local Conservatives it docs not take it away from Hob, liecaii.se it is not his habit to let anything get away from him. without value received, in a word it is I3oh's agents who will do the distributing. .Some moralists would call this $100,000 a reP-( tile fund ; the Hon. Dob would re-g!�rd it more leniently as bread upon the waters.' Bob's thugs are piling in bv every tram. They have a lot to do anil three weeks is a,short time to do it in. A composite photograph of the Rogers hosts would reveal a thin man with a ciglit mouth and a shiftv air. If that general description isn't enough look every new homestead inspector in the ribs and see if he quails. If he does not quail that way shake him down or turn him face down and feet up and see what drops out of his pockets. (Continued on page 7). EARLIER STORIES OF FL Redcliff', March 27. - Mr. Charles Pingle, Liberal candidate for -fchenew riding of Redcliff, held-a .'most enthusiastic meeting-.last ^nigljjij.and was cheered to the echo/'Mr:".*Plngle delivered a Me address and'-was supported by Hon;-G.;R..Mitchell;.., whO' delivered a trenchant review of the record'oEithej'governmenb'afldfm^de a: fire ^ifnpressioji. , * RedolifiE -tpeopjc- are di^lighte(},V6y.er . being'--w*,- on - the electoral map -'ana- Mr-. I^ingje.-'s election O-here biit I'lB'eAtioped: ED CAMPAIGNERS ARE WARilNG-tJR I . ^--;-�- ' 7' '  With Men in Field Organization is Main Consideration Will Mr. Ives Run in Taber - Local Meetings^ . Loss of Life Not Nearly So Great as Reported- Good News Dayton, Ohio, March SS.-^The flood situation in Dayton today is ^hls: Previous estimates of .the number drowned are greatly-exaggerated. The' property loss, from fire will not exceed more than.: a million .and .:a. half.I Election j^ates Are All Righfc FELL DOWN ON PROMISES DR. mm HAD 1 VE NOMINATION ALL TO HIMSELF ; Party Workers Were Enthusiastic in Endorsation of the Retiring Member .; J. 8. STEWART Conservative Candidate for the City of Lethbrldge With the assurance that the Slftoh governmeBt in this province is going ^ batk. into power 'with as large or a larger 'majority than, before, the ' Liberals of Southeri' Alberta, are Hn-'Ing.upjvlth all the old-time ,aiithusj. iasm which has carried ti.em to vlo-:^ory lu times paat,.v Reports" from all over the' district^ ahoyr that they are down to ,hard' woric, 'and seem' coijfl-. dent that they will send men io T2d-^ riiontofi who wUrhe'^ble' to'gain the , ea'r of the 'Uiberal government In power after April 17, , *Card8ton Liberals Tonight In ,� Car-dptori,* ,tlie'*l.iberalB are- bo , sure, of -wlnriijig that 'tliey are ^ con-- tending, -among themselves for' the hontf^'f ofiv-repreBentlng the,, cpnstitu-.ency..* Ma;irtin""Wo.olf,'the Bitting ^member,-* ;Beoms/l;o /be*._iA fa.yor,  afid .the ........ _ Copservatlvej____ ^.'.'^it-ijla*.reported, thlt the hfoiiflre'pra-l ' i?toi';^ll^m'/,Calgary, I is ftoming^ iome. \ fyojm.;'Ottawa,''fo.','h'ap in!(.'the"'cam-' . -ItVi^'i^fng'.rui&ofe'a'^tigaiii'-that'Wii J.' '.. C,,;3pVeB -wilnrun agMnst Hon;, Archle| * 'McLean .Iri'fhe'-l^&thbriijge dlBfrifctf co/3siitu4^iy. jrfri Iv , , �atiim'ene;!!(8'"rma:de''that ? jllking than a drubbifl^ .omJA'prll tl7. ' The' Liberal*' nominationvIn?sihlaSoon-atituenoy will be .hlli a,t ,Tabei^ on -Monday: evening. nejct;; and/- there is nothing to it biit \Hort^jrfi'l6ke on th.e Grits tod|jy^,j;th,ftt7�tK4',latter: cojild , not, find a inan t6''iarry the party banner, BeTilnd thl^'r^fposed joke'! can-; bOi;: 8een'ftth!fttestifgrin,.;.,thttt the Liberals and LaJjor'par|K,are ifed'to place a maaJJn Bjd&^i^tbfivwho la conversant iTfJtlia'Ule'nsBilifiof a ^city in �which the-la33&ii::ol|ftB�^l^;rmia "large: majority;' ment is ..that Dr Returned,to Edihoat* a: good tallow,'and , , ,.., , .ofeo.!tiQa,te.a^�a-�fSL^,*}. '�� V The,,B .^.n, J on :6JB.Bd-' -*ot yaf'Chosen'a hftllj'-'b)4^,,tliiB-wyl - isdi'ounced Jat�^.;';i/^y,f tu^^r^'d ,, Richard.' ;Bonfire-^ 'B�>iiijetti'i'wlll ;;sBBaTt;;herfelatepln^tthai'cit^^^ 'l8 popular,.licre,/^s 'his.''plji^alrif?-oV^-, torioal flo-w ^has5'anyfc$iij^pntil�%lPap-5 tages'i^cit-cult'-Jba^teif" On ,tbe ,8th,'lfeVA9>^^i;-MUchelV Mini8^ee6flP,uMIq[^OP]^^^wii^!-'lJ the'city ,to 'uddresa' a�iiie6ttng.'jin support-of theVMbeTa.lrlialJoipi',:6an^^^ It is probable. thaL'.>�noUier outside ,speAefewllli.afBO^- ' Ij^.tfhe'^'cam'paignil \jrarm,oae, .f?;- lhe| '^"a^loiigJSIatMjdififejJif ivpa^ty; i�ealjlaes Ahat^?ow,�M^ ,tunit^^ of Jt'a � oareeiIC , . dge ICnger thfin thi w^o penned ,tli6 lie By all mjeuina,, let tlib cam n be at 1 Ht > aMteSiriaS mm ***** >*********'* .Onlgary, inarch' nty-beatiag ot |i| ot cKy' imii'Aldi aiaermw Mlnehilnj*'cWrfien''cfeft tJilp * imirlni, in iiio pJlicu'.our 1 p 'ary little ,]J�ogi;eBs ,had/ b&qp the afaBlatftit tTa'^^jiS'lffiSP vuiu'ntuluu .u 'to tll^'W^^ilp .ok. ' 'f''' mmmM abiiai^;' ";Th0-diti)nage Ca;itsed' tq^nisroRntlle houses, factories and residences will run anywhere from, $15,000,000__, t^ :|2Q;0OO;000.|: ;The - water has receded friim the huBlnesB-'sscUdh of'the iilty.' and from a large portio'ri'bf'tli^t're*!-denoe section. _ '" ' - ^ _ ResihentB in poi''tlons"^still inun;, dited. ai'sbeiing,taken to aectlon&^not affected by tJie flood. There Is" no lack; of. food. The telephone syfilfemB are being restored. , j ;The;to-wer of the. Steele High school was levelled,.! and the Leonard-biilidl ing on. Main street;. was, undermlhffd, so, that It collapsed. Many houses were swept-away at Rlverdole, WeB-ii Day ton; .North Dayton and Bdgemoat. Tha fire loss Is 'poslti,vely llm'lted' to the destruction of the Dayton G4s Light and Coke'Co.'Sjplant;:^the ToV.'pf two and Jhree storey buildings' on/ both sides of Third Btreet, from' Jefferson street to Clare avenue; the Troy rpearl laundry, ..and;itwo  apartment houses on the west side. ^ - Moiiey - is of no u.io in DayWn-, at present, JJver^ facility is free to everyone . without::-cqst.f Rushing Through Relief :ChIcago,iiin.;-March 28.r-rAigovern: ment reli"et!ltraln,/;carrylng:.seventeen' carloads ot provisions,'or ratl6i;(8'^fpr. 300,000, left^ Chicago OY.er the P6nri| sylvanla Raikoad,at -mldnig^it,'for C0lUl�bUS,:0hl0,:,t,.., . . ... .^ Two ^apeoial trainloids of -motor boats, wiihiplcked crews, was raded at the, same � tlm6Kto"^?thS}Qhlo; flopded dlBtricl;si;/(dny?5nti^ ;>stop'':;:;'brderB. i;,',?'4^:^ ' The Chicago, Assoofation oi: Com; merce ha& handed over $93,764' in caeh' to the American Red Crpssi'sV olety,!: :and ,>oth"ern-organizations iave; contributed or pMged ' as much i�or�. ' , ' ., > Rescued 500 People " ' Peru, Ind., March-28.-i)r. Huff* the dentist, who-spent a night in a *t?ee! during the crest of the flood, died ikte today of oxiposure. .;' Charles vKiilght;.: brother . .ot". Theb Knigtit, wbo'was with the doctor, Ije-lleved his broth'er was drtfwned. Th?^ Knight' ^rotherp are credited ,wlth iieaouIng.f.-gOO.-; (persons:.lO.vV'.: si'.t'l �, The cbuntyl'; b'ulldlhg -whichjul'a Home Ho, a hupdreA r'etucees, was sorybbed'' today.i .-with carbolic^. ?olu-!{tion'/Sf;underiF,the ;:'?qu^erviBion ??:o^fe�^^^ 'saijltatlon, J,oonMnitteo. t Th^" docjbvif!! tve usln^, Bgrlnklipg, wagons '.toijlu^ljf? �toilets,'^ wltichi^thpyr-bellevp, ajrel.,.the;i jBpateBi;gna|?J^ ''^TH*'flrft?m|pole^y^^^^^ days Vjenl^'thl^ eyenlng'/on,,".tUeiIi9.kC ,Elrle7�ad'i,'V\re&tern, spWi),!,'' wiiob,"Cftri yledriitUb.us^n^- bomejaas''perflons'^p' [��^a'y^n.s-;a,lOBg*the'iipp;> hytt&rf;thev.if^i^ The roorbacUrjiijjj^. is starts ing in early, inijihtt'^campaignk The, Tory pr,eBSjiiB?|^hau8tInS; ., Uie:. stock. o|:^e?.d: tp^iin/^prpr i olainrtne-'tfiat''a\ misi^e^^ occurred fthrouliiva'few^iitt'^^^ '* iSBuin*-of :,the wrttSiSaild; that �Mthe.^election-. dates, wbuldhavoi * to:bo 'changed.; .;: ;.. ^. i, : �� * '-The Election Act provides :* that sixteen, days;; shall elapse * i'^betweeifr :the Jssulig of-f-vthe: *v w.rlt8.''and' nomlfiationB,'' vThet. , * :.'wrlt on * April lOl - * -.It;would, appear -t'o the aver-=*. age'i man who. is (BOber enough :* ito. count; that that provides foe * slxteeh days, all' right, Colin *: .'McLeod,. of .Maoiaod; notrwlth- * standing. ? *. * * * * � * ? ? * *  ? *'* * * BY DR. mm. CLEM STUBBS DID NOT SAY LO-C'AL MEMBER OPPOSED Bl-, MONTHLY PAY 1 10 n inE^de undo' tho ) It was "rumored" that Clem Stubbs, �president of District No. 18, U.M. 'VV.: of A., 6p.id yesterday , afternoon, at tjijp/Labor Couvention-that X)r. Stewart''bad''opposed the fortnightly pay clause in the new Mines Act. It was Dientloned l^y Dr, Stewart at the Conservative, convention > last night. i "lild pot make that statement yea-t'erday," said Mr Stubbs this morning, "The 'rumor',is made , out of!; �\Vh6l6 cloth. In fact, I 'wis'in the; Biouse g'alUiy, when, ,Dr,� Stewart rpee iknd- said they had had' fortnightly p'aj^ in Lethbrldge for several years, anjlihe yfo-e. ready to.s'upportHlie gov-erriment_mea,anre6eoause he;believed, it ,to be a good piece of legislation." 8tfttI was; again nominated; Up until today; the Liberals had hoped that the,farmers; might yet fall in line'^virith tHeni*ii;Bt^t this action of the fwmera has^^sK'ttt-, tered:'that /'hope. Both of Jh^ ^^old'-'parties S&ei/si, certain amount of dlssatlsfaoUon-^VWt', this, as a three-cornered ^j|^ghiL,is~ ifotl relished by either. ' ^'l;'^if'^~ik'ii",;;; ary rules every time they tried to puft anything over not atriotly along tha � lines laid down by Bourlnot.  llJh^ mayor is getting to be a great stiel^e:* for parliamentary procedure BlnoeUi(I elevation to the chie^ nMgtatMte^il chair. However, they got through th* , buaineas of the evening and that wa^ � the main thing. - , Things might have been a .li^tl�, more beautiful had the orowd notbfei'' v laboring under a certain:, suapenBe., They hardly knew . juat; white s; they were at. There were anxioua fnoe*. . among those of the old gfuard. ,'Whaf the other fellowB -were doing oyertrluT fMm the other camp was the �,�ouroe:fof all* > \'(^ this disp^y of anxiety. Deposed Labor: Leader en Job ' ' ',J\^- Hot* ever, Uiay may have been.'-?!&' J'^f lightened-to some extent ;when;a.'W,, j,-^ Tuckwell, deposed editor of the .iiabor Bulletin,; rose to impart, the inforfnft* J \^iiM tioR, that the labor men in the oitsv|' j^ere'runnlng a man anyway, and,thit/,ss,'y^ ^i" i wa8''^J ^O Jones This did not reliev�*''?*it the j5urde;i''ot*oa*e,>nd Ihe cheers to^'' /i-^'j ,ward the encl of'the riieetfng were nofc >*> spphtaneons, ^gM y^gunued on.^... LABOR CONVENTIO J.O.Jones Acclaimed asNlan Capable of Representing th� Toiler and Securing Much Needed Legislation ^ .,>h ,1 I John 0 Jones, ot'Lethbrldge, vice- passed, and by supporting hi ti n-president of District No. 18,' tl. M. dacy the;; might expect slill ii her ; W of A., was unani-mouSly th6 chdice legislation oi a kind thay wanted ol the .Labor Convention-held,ycster-^ . 'What He Has Done day afternoon" in ihe Labor Temple, ' He also'referred to what, ppjpned A^:5o^eiB " . * .9).'.  V* � �>,� v'' e^t^ref: fcom?]tis^Jtlaok ogpM| ;,TJ 'traliis'--�i _ ^____ ' there) b|ln|*iip|;dJnwlwd^^^^^ .qglS' 'ttiv::i4?ll||f^''''-r^5rs -pjii'i: iKranffi-foaiitlmpffi rapid rise of Mr. Jonefe' 'aS Vicct-pEe? sidcnt of the union of''-ffhioli'he', i- ii$v hsad m tins part of |. Canada,'ai\ii fK So to hi."! election as''-presld^e)it'"of-1ihe| AIberta l^'ederatiott "^f-0|'-^LatibrT '1.&i strong organization' inltitutet! ini this i province "last year, and.' which'/' since then, has done much'for itbe labor classes. ,\ fi," Has the Training In accepting the nomin-ation the candidate ,sai(l he, wfe i proife' �'of -thel additiqnal hq^nor 'thejr-ht^d^seeii-iifiil J4 confer on them^ He-lisf^'jafyj^ys'^fteep; a labot-' man,, had,. fiSqi^ii^^roiji/'tbig; ranks, and was nowltctf^l^JnO^C*''' jnt^reat^.of. several,-fcfulfjll^p � ,p|oyed'*i'nj one -of ^ij.^'"-'^'^''--r-' .trWes. \lfe;fifelieved,,,,,,..^_^.. ;the^Miners! Union.,-sf^'llfev^lj^^ in^gppd'sttsa-d'irr't'p p 1 in-"i "orli ,:^e k�ew,L^h^*,"tli? Hhu ininM,.cJ''a * -to^'irt^ko the.ir Jo^s "more, jfair J�ri * juat.^ftn'd^sawno.'reason why'hecduld* and'.lie.^^a-ff no rtaa&W why lie shoLild not support thMt''pS\f^'t i&Y, in jxiaitters''-outside,- tlo li.i,or�Jf� ^eld. ' If,, jrf; the "latter, ;Jic saw to* eyo-.-with the" go-vernra,?j ind hii* cbnsti$ue4ts>/^foredvhj:# sujiEatin^^ tlie governmenf}='he''Aii>puld' dr ,0 Ru^* he', always jvould'^jitahd-'a!. a stricfly*! labor imembejc on'alf mat*ii iicviti* .'mem.bejC! ing labor. , ' (Cohtinued;>."on''pag( 7) Iii ABOUT .-THAtii'sSeLI-.R ESPfOT.* " cim-i. � ia � liC Vir Stewai tA.gS^iB itli any thmlj-yatlB" -ofC and tonic And Ifidiiuini 0 in getting'fUSeCu �>nmi1 a fa u siioq rt rumental �f. away 'denial- , � . III iiej Id rrp Jii ih- Bte\k.ai-t, In tf'hmito.iSt' did ii\ tlOUl jl-i ,)k'l(i>- floor.dpVlMl DO �-oiriesprc.tincfum I ui'i in. th^TlditiR " , X^