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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume IV. Alta., Friday, August 4, IWIL. NllllllNT VANCOUVER UBS. NAME SENKLER Lawyer is a Candidate-Con rnee i to Run Again Vancouver! B. ver Liberals iii contention lonighl nominated .J. H. Scnlilcr, K. C. I-Je is1 u very popular anil strong man. Korl William, Out., Aug. meeting William anil Fort 'Arthur Liberal executives today, the Liberal nomination was tendered and accepted by Jumes. Conmee. Conser- vatives baye'not yet selected a candi- date, but J. J. Carrick-, M.I'.I'., and Machin, .M.P.P., of Kenora, are men- tioned. llrampton, Win. Lowe, ot Snelgrove, is likely to be selected as Liberal: candidate in Peel county the, Cpntmoris.v The convention will be held on August 12. Ottawa, Aug. Wilfrid Laiir- icr will open .his with a meeting in; Simeoe, Norfolk' County, ,on August .15: -Norfolk is represent- ed by Alex. McCall. a Conservative, but Uio county is a fruit-growing and dairy county and strong tor reciproc- 'ity. Ottawa, Aug. Belaud, the clever member for Bcauce, is in the city, and rumor's are persistent that lie is to be taken into the cabinet as poBtmaster-genoral, succeeding Hon. Rodolphe Lomioiix, who is to be miif- istcr of marine and fisheries in the place of Hon.. L. P. Broiieur. who. rumor says, will retire to the bench Vancouver, Aug. the course 01 Ills spru.li tendered i public rcuntion on bis return from the cor omllon Premiei McUride vucl tint GERMAN DEMANDS ARE'EXCESSIVE 'Paris, Aug. seml-offfe- y Iiil note Issued .today hlalos .that optimistic opinion einln- ating from London, rehr.ivfe io progress of the French-Gorman negotiations are not borne out v liy Uho facts as- ihe Oennan domandB continue cxcessi-'u. f, 4 tr ALL DANGER OF WAR IS OVER Berlin, Aug. end of the Morroccan trouble between Ger many and France'it In sight. Jullen Cambon, French Ambas at Berlin, and Major Von Kiderlcn Waechter, German For- eign Secretary, today, found com- mon ground of-settlement on gen- eral IlncG, though details remain to be worked out. ANARCHY NOW REIGNS IN HAYTI Rival Aspirants For the Presidency Will Fight it Out JOHN BURNS' IS OPPOSED London, Knrns, President Hoard of Trade, in the li'ptwe qf Com- inons, yesterday'ijBpoke'against the Biiu'sldiulng b'f state Inimi- gration, maintaining that to stimulate the present number of woiiHl ho court- Ing social car, and uhlte tliL n oisture ma} not do ant great barm it will not do good The nitifill to j during the last tuentv four hours was 1.82 inches, and from, August 1 to .Aug. 3, both dajv uiclusne the rainfall was 3.fi incJies, .while during the entire month of Julj was rcgardctl as net the rainfall good chance of winning the seat for tho Liberals. The marine and fish- eries 'portfolio; it ie accented af a foregone conclusion, will go to Mr Lemleux, in which eireumsta'ncea' it is recognized that he must come in the district of Montreal for election. Liberal, Will for Manltob. Cities .Winnipeg, has been of- ficially announced that the Liberals will make the voters' list for Winni- peg and Brandon. Returning officers for the province of Manitoba are an- nounced today.: ,TtNDER 'FEUL'-'ON SWITCH FOREMAN Port Wniiam, Aug. Ir- ving, C. P. R. switch foreman in the yards at West Fort William, was kill- ed midnight. He was riding on the rear of an egine which was backing up. AJterations are'-bain- made to the yards, and the backed on to tile jwltch ivhich is be ing .They backed off Ihe end pf the rails and the fonder fol on Irving. He is a single man iibonl Hi years of age.' was only 2.0 inches. JUSTIFIABLE HOMICIDE Aug. coronor's jury returned a verdict of i'isi.iriable homicide In the case of A.uguste Ler- oux, charged with causing death of J. B. Bissen. The tragedy was the outcome of a warm discussion on re- igious matiers which-it was claimed the dead man foiced noon tie accus urge Germ in) and the United Slatis to inlcnent Joint milittn occupa tion is the onh solution The mcs sngc. is signed b) a Hal tien merchant. DECREASE IN TRADE ON LAKES Loss More Noticeable m Iron Ore; Grain is Higher Ottawa, Aug. decline since last year of almost 25 per cent, in the monthly volume of the domestic lale shipments is shown the June J next scar Uccuiic NEXT YEAR A BANNER ONE If Crpp is Harvested and Reciprocity' Passed in Canada (Special to 'the Edmonton, Aug. this wheat crop, the greatest the Caaa- Man West lias ever seen, is -reaped fcJir Wilfrid Laurier returned to pow- er and reciprocity passed, the year 112 Nll! witness iltogLlhtr an un- paralleled1 movement of botli men and nwn'ey from-the: United States to the provinces, of Nortlnvestcrn Canada." '.'tlic assertion made this morning by .a man who organized the big newspaper men now visiting Edmonton, H. W. Wil- liams, of Toledo, for., the last ten I m" grulio agcn of the I Dominion' government in the state of Ohio Ihu passing of the reciproc- ity agreement by. Canada will mean the settlement thousands of Ameri farmers in the -Canadian west GREAT DOCK IN OLD LONDON London, Aug. Port of London authorities have decid- ed to commence the construc- tion of a new deep watei dock on the Thames early in Iijl2. Its coat Ix estimated at 000. The work will occupy five years. figures of trade movements on the Great Lakes just made public by the bureau of statistics of the depart- ment of commerce and labor. The combined freight .shipments for the month were short Ions compared short tons June, and short .'June, -1909.' The shipments for the first six .months oi the prcs short tons, show similar decline as .c'gwpared with 1110 records NVirl) all classified ar t-iclcs..including iron- ore, coal, and show declines as, complied the SCHOOL TEACHER DROWNED iMnaki Out Ang C Ilcnder son, pf Winnipeg, a teacher in the Central CoIIegiale, was drowned while bathing this morning. He has two brothers and mother diving in Winni- peg. He was 30 years of age, and born in Springfield i TABER'S TAX RATE Taber, Aug. rate of taxa- iqn in ahcr this year-is'to he 23 niils. his wab decided at a special nesting of the town council held... oil ilomiay evening his rate is one mill higher -than ast year, and made up-as follows schbol -rate 8 1-2 mills, general rate S 1-2 mills, debenture rate 6 mills CONTINUED RAIN INJURING HAY In coovcnalloii .with a prominent -farmer of the Gardston district, who Is in the city today, he said that the rain would prove a disaster to tlio hay crops now cut in tho field, if it did not clear lip soon. "A great deal of moisture has fallen during the past week, anil the hay has thoroughly drenched several times. The hay, as a consequence, is losing in quality, and a great deal of It will undoubtedly be a total less, pro vldlng the storm does not diseonlinile pretty soon. The spring grain is be- ing .benefited by the rain, as it is rill- Ing It out splendidly. .The oata and tiarley ire being affected in the same vfty. The fmll wheat, however, does noi, nwd: moisture. It rather plenty of hot sunshine lo ripen It. speaking, the farmers welcome it clear-nn m'ont heart- ily, so that they could proceed with tholr WOMAN KILLED INOUNAWAY Indian Mead, Sask., Saskl, Aug. whose home is south of here, was killed in a runaway ac- cident last nighl. With her husband and four children, they were retnrn- ng from Mr. Hailcy's farm eight north of when the team ran away, throwing them all out. The. husband was bruised, but CALGARY GRITS ENTHUSIASTIC Will Put up a Hard Battle to Redeem the Seat (Special to The Herald.) Calgary, Aug. local Liberals are busy preparing for the coming el- ection, and much enthusiasm prevails. The Young Liberals have opened com- mittee rooms, and will hold a big rally next Tuesday night, when Hon. Duii- Mn Marshall will come down from Ed- monton to address them. 1 he question of a candidate has not yet.been settled, and the Liberal pri- maries tor tlie Calgary constituency are ibeing held tonight. The AlberJ.au says today lhat Sher- iff Van Wart may he a candidate in the Liberal interests. Other names uth 1910 figures The loss irgesl in the or iron ore the shipments of which fell from 'ong in MiBe 1910 tr) 4 BOJ 9ff3 long tons during the month under .discussion As against the general decline' in the volumi, of shipments the grain traffic for the month bush- els, shows a considerable gain over the corresponding 1110 figures of H eiJ.ijST' bushels of the total gram> shipments, 3.825.340 bushels was 280 610 coin 4 2SO 6oS oils 102331 birlei 7500 rje For the first lime the monthlj figures con ain no record of lake shipments ot Jlx seed Thr largest gram in month ly shipments is shown to he corn and Ta'e grain shipments for tho rst six months of the present year aggregated bushels, com- pared mth bushels report- ed the year before. TORNADO PUT TRAIN OFF Tex. coachet attached to' the bound patenger train of the Nlch- ita Valley route, were thrown from the tracks by a tornado, at Pan- icks fix miles north, of here latt night. Practically every ger, ibout thirty, received more or Hvere brulies. the duty removed on wheat they will pre- fer to grow it on.land that cost from J20 to an acre rather than on hnd tint is north from to I know manj Ohio iirmers who are planning, to sell their lands at this latter figure and purchase: hnd m_Mcstcrn Canadi next jcar if rcciprocTlj goes through People in Ohio imnc slowH I lie; ire not rest- less for pioneering experiences. Ohio Incident Caused Sensation in London Much Feel- ing Aroused, London, Out.. Aug. Alderman i uciltln state of neirh (he mil- I Mitchell, chairman of the committee lion popnhtion llwre Ins nol been the city council in charge of the the influx of settlers to. Canada from Old Boys' Reunion here created a real Ohm tint there Ins been irom western states a, be the by Ameiican [lags, Hut people who come to Ginida from jweek. "n be in 3 held neit Ohio are of a v. ell to do class and generally bring from (2 000 to 000 capital them Mr Willnms an c-vciir- Aldcrman Mitchell's action nan talned by the Bast London Progrei-1 eiye Association which voted after a warm'discussion to write lo the city co'.iiicil a le'ttei commending the of IV! Ohio newspaper men'derman's decision During the-discus- which is now making a grand tour of nibmbers declared' that? they had Cimda Memhcrs of the pirli .'he lbecn ccraDelled "Inle'ilsiting In'Be-' decnrcs -are thu Invc sten and arc writing glow- Uemlie WELL-KNOWN NAM OF WESTERN CANADA Rev. R. G. Macbeth, the Prominent Preacher and Writer in the City G H Macbeth, M. A., now of Qnt, but formerly of Winnipeg declined that he had aeeu the j the American flag cheat ed ind the [Union .tack-hissed while, In' a .theitre mg accounts of experiences of trip (or their papeis in Ohio They Icate on Frid-ij morning for ls. the. tlme the r, J B Amarlnilll haa hoon llfttam.l ilnu.n Oalgan and other parts of Southern Alberta. mentioned are Coi. James Walker and and Vancoiner, spent last' Wednes- day in Lethbridge, with his cousin, Sir. H.1 'Maobeth. The Rev. Mr. .Alac- belh has had a varied experience, hav- j.Tames Short, K. C. It Col would make a strong candl- RAIN IS WELCOMED Cartwright, Man., Aug. fail lo have been held lortay was postpon- ed until Saturday, owing to the rain he fbiidren were unhurt Mrs frora mqhi- m. i.niMircn unburt. iVlr.s. trih- illf, T, rai welcome, and breaks bis was dead when picked up. The "reak., to llnpworth, lody will he taken. tomorrow. I the long drouth, and grains and root, crops. breaks hcnefils lute AVIATOR DANGEROUSLY HURT St. Louis, Mo., Aug'. 1-lor ce W. Kearney, of York, whiL liking a descent from a height of 500 eet fell with his biplane here this J'enlns, nnd was dangerously injured. machine turned turtle just before struck and landed on lop of the aviator. He was taken out uncon- bat since remained so. METHODIST MINISTER DEAD Kalso, B. .0., John W, Window, Methodist minister hare for four years, died at 'Vancouver "of a ntfcctloD, aged Hi yean. MEN BURIED IN CAVE IN Kast Liverpool. Ohio, Aug. a sower cnve-in gt the. plant of the I'itl.sbuig Crucib.c Steel Co., Midland, i'a., seven miles from here loday 50 men were buried. Two were taken out dead, four olh- rs were probably fatally hurl. Res- cuers are si ill at work. The death iat mfiy grow larger. ing been a lawyer for a time, and hav- ing served as an officer under Gener- al Strange in the Rebellion of 1SS5 He has written two books on the early history of the Wesl, as he was born in the Selkirk Colony, on the Rod Riv- er, near Fort Garry.. He is visiting the West to study it afresh, and ig :ontribnting a series of letters to an Ontario daily, which may be publish ed in book form later. He expressed limself as much pleased with his day n Lcthbridge. While here he mot old friend and fellow soldier, Mr. .1 E. Lethbridge. PUTS HIS TRUST INTHE LORDS Premier Asquith Will Not Create Any New Peers London, lug 4 According to the government organs Hie.cabinet has finally decided to send the veto bill to House of. Lords without cre- ating arn new peers, tiustuig that the Liberal" peers AvilMie able to out- vote the follow ers o( Loid Halibiiry, who are .jgamst the measure The newspapers "sav there is some ri.sk" in this procedure, as the majority probably will be under but if the. bill is defeated' tiv, the lords, Premier Asquith intends to pr0 ceen immediately to the cication oJ five hundred new peers REMAINS CREMATED London, Aug. body of Ed- win Abbey, Uncelebrated American painter, were cremated today and (he ashes at ICingsbury Old Church near flas has been hoisred dowi here. Three jears during an Orange celebiation, the standaid torn down from the balcony of hotel and trampled on. Ameiican cil- izens are indignant, and- there Is likelihood of wit''diawing the float which they weie to put in the parade next week. Detroit Denial Detroit, Mich, Aug the Can- adians visiting in Detroit were ever compelled: to lemove the ting of their country from their coats, tlie fact biought to the atten- tion of the authoiities Energetic de- nial of the statements contained In the London dispatch was made at po lice headqimrteiB and at the news- paper offices whole it said that so far as is kuon n no act of discour .esy had greeted the Union lack in the theatres or on the streets of this' city. On. the contrary the British emblem Invariably occupied a congpic- lous place in the decorations display- PASS MINERS NOT TAKING VOTE Corbin Miners Have no.. Stopped Work at Mine (Special to the Fernic, B. C., ballot it being taken today by Gladstone un- ion anil reports from Michel and Hos- mer are to the same effect. Every- thing is perfectly quiet and the min- ers arc upon the all "important stated by district officials that voting l going on at Coleman, Blairmore and Hanlthead, .wire just received from Cochin announces that are at work' in lhat camp toclaj, which'seems to the report sunt ulit night that the. miners had votedito. stay out today. Fernie, Aug. iere from Hosmer and Jlichel, make t plain that the wme feeling at those places determined the mem- bers of Gladstone union to reject Cordon report to the government un- less It Ii made perfectly clear that the clauseg added by Mr. Maoleod when he signed the report are elim- inated and the findlngi of Chairman Gordon are relieied of any qiullUci- tiona. At Michel last night the same ac- tion was taken at at Fernie, and this was followed today by the union. Another meeting U called for to- night at Coleman, when It it expect- ed by the district officers Bame stand will 'be taken as nie and the other camps Enough is known to warrant the dlctiqn. that no wtlifactory reiulta will 'come out of the proposed ballot- ing tomorrow It is ed here that In many places no taken aa a result of the mud whole matter been thrown, over the iniBunderstand- ing of the effect of an acceptance the report of Chairman Gordon, qual- ified as it is by the divergence m rates as recommended by Macleod wh.enche affixed his signature to the document. MeSILL PROFESSOR HURT WRILE MOUNTAIN CLIMBING, London, Aug 4 J iW. HIckson, of JIoGill Tlniveriity, ;Mpn- trcal, during an Alpine climb, felt seventy feet. When extricated guides and companions later both his feet were badlrcfroz' He is now out of danger, i but may be confined days. lor ed at all functions here of .eroational character. my m NOT STORE GRAIN IN ELEVATORS KING CONGRATULATES WINNER OF HIS PRIZE London, Aug 3 Lieut Col: G. A. Stlmson, Toronto, who n charge of the Canadian rifle tmm at Blsley, ]9ll, has received word from King Goolge requeiting that Majesty's congratulations bsVcqnyty- ed to Private Clifford, winner at the King's Pri70, whom the King did wonderfully well at Dieley. POPE PIUS BETTER Rome, Aug Plui WM itlll better and received Cardinal Merry Del Val, Jllgr. Blsleti.and G. B. Lugari, aseesior of the holy of- fice. Montreal, Aug. It Is 'rumored tiat the Harbor Commissioners will hortly make'the announcement that more greln will bo accepted In [their elevators for storage piirpoees. 'even should tile low clmrgc which is being made today be Increased in- definitely. .Most of ihe grain men and practically nil of the shipping Inter-' tlmt such a niliiu; FIND MANY SEA ELEPHANTS Los Angeles, Aug. history expedition of the U. S. S. in "1G run; to be. NO DAMAGE DOME fr Toronto, Aug. fire at Parliament Flulldlngs this .morning was out in fifteen minutes. No damage waa. done. has reporle.I filling great i herds elephants, wlllcli were supposed to be iwrlnct, on Island. IN AIRSHIP TO PAREi FRANCE Dieppe, France, Aug. Ve- drincs, who left Hoi den, England, lp- dr.y in 11 monoplane for cross- ed the KngHsh channel safely and ar- rived here at 8.40 a. in. lie passed over FolKstonc and. to the hesf. Jnterosts, not. only tho' ports, hut also of the grain carrying vessels and their ownern. ABANDONS TOBACCO AT 114 Woman Admfti She Getting Too Old to Enjoy Dally Pipe Milwaukee, Aug Mary Me- Grath, prohably the oldeit hi this portion of the countrj and an in- mate of the Home for the con- fined to her with what may be.her last lllnenn, hA9 abandoned her pipe She has abandoned her -habit of smoking a dally pipeful, which- she clafmB hue been Instrumental In aid- ing her to reach her prbeent age. "I'm growing too old, and I don't It any cue sayv HAILED CROPS GROWING FAST Waincr, Aug 3 two month! ago Gco was hailed out completely, i-iked esterdaj about Ins crop Iff (aid it had come up ag.tiii and "lieattlug out at a, height o[ about two feet Ite expects