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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 8, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, 8, HH.1 TUB LFTHBBIDGE DAILY The best buy in the city FA IR- M 0 NT F. C. Lowes Co. Owners ancl Sole Agents Worth .going at Two lots 25 x 125 on water and sewer, at each, on easy terms. Apply R. V. GIBBONS CO. No. 1 Ranchjing Propositions aercn in block. BO cent, tillable, running water on trmct; only 18.60 per acre; goqd terms. 2240 acres 8 miles from s town, 50 per cent, or more till- mble- several springs on tract; per acre; good terms. Good half section on Weylj urn line, only 111.00 per The Weber-HuI Investment Co. ROOM 10 ALBERTA PHONE 771. The 8 roomed fulljv modern house, facing east and known as No. 508 Westminster Ed., 14500. .Terms. The H. MACBETH AGENCY JMURANCE LOAN! COAL LA'KD FOR SALE We have one of the best n repositions in coal lands that has ever been offered in tlio city of Lo tlibrirtge. Closer to the city than any mines operated at present. No question whatever about of the coal. For 'particulars apply North .-Lethhridge Realty Co. PHONE Warehouse Properties Best position in city. each Easy Wilkie Kerr INSURANCE AND K-OAL HULL BLOCK, WEST A. R. I. OFFI'CE. FOR SALE-SNAP 1.53 acres adjoinflng townsitc of Bnrclett, only 300 business street, ripe for house and fenced. 0. P. R. gas line through property. Price per acre, j 'Address A. B. HOAGLIN Alta. PHONE C23. BARGAINS J section of land, house iyid barn, 12 miles from Barcna, GO acreaiiin crop. per acre. cash, balanoB on terms Lots in North Ward, each, easy terms 6 roomed fully modern house to rent Illinois-Alberta Realty Co. Phon'e 455 Lethbridge Hotel Block GUTHRIE WILL ENTER THE CABINET Ottawa, AUK- Alan AyleB- worth has definitely decided to retire from public life and will not contest North York Ills resig- nation us Ml nl a tor ot Justice lias been in tho hands of Sir Wilfrid Laurter for some time, but the premier per- Biiatlcd him to continue in ollico. Hu has decided to insist on Its aceopi- unce on account of the condition of bis health, which would not pennit him going through an election cum- puiyn or continuing in olliee. He has notified the North York Liberal As- sociation of his decision. T. C. Rob- Incite of Toronto, who was chosen to take Sir Alan's place should be de- cide to retire, will be tho Liberal can- didate. Hugh Gutlirie, who has represented South Wellington since WOO, is spok- en of as Sir Alan's successor as Min- ister of Justice. The retiring minister will hold of- .lice until his successor is appointed and will address several meetings during the campaign. He will return to bis legal practice as consulting counsel for his old firm of which bis sou is now a member. Murphy's Position (Tttawa, Ang. at a pic- nic in South Gloucester, Hon. Chas. Murphy intimated that whether be got the nomination for llusscll County or not -would make no difference to bis holding the office of secretary of state. He made this statement in speaking brieliy of the opposition to him 'by some of the French Liberals. .Winnipeg, Aug. is staled that the provincial government being beat- en by three days in getting the regis- tration of voters started, will with- draw their registration. Campaign Notes A. C. Boyce, the retiring member for- Aigoma, has been re-nominated the Conservatives. C. N. Smith, ex-M. P. P., is his Liberal opponent. C. .1. Doherty was unanimously cbosen as the Conservative candidate for St. Anne's, Montreal, Durham County Liberals nominat- ed T. Alex Kelly, reeve of Cavan township, to oppose C. J. Thornton, the retiring member. T. W. Crothers K.C. was nominated 'by the West Elgin Conservatives for election to succeed himself in the Commons. G. F. McKinnon, publisher of the Smith Falls Record, will oppose Hon. .John ITaggart in South Lanark. At the convention today South Ox- ford Conservatives will nominate Donald Sutherland, ex-M. P. P., rector of colonization for Ontario, to oppose M. S. Schell, Liberal. At a meeting held in Sharpton, Krontenac county, by Dr. J. W. Ed- wards, Conservative 'M, P., only three men voted against reciprocity. Fron- tenac has always been strongly Tory. REGISTRATION NJANITOBA Federal Government Outwitted the Roblin Faction Winnipeg, Man., Ang. 7.-The pro- clamation of the Dominion govern- ment announcing the registration dates in Winnipeg anil Brandon, nr- riveil today. While the provincial poli ticians afiirm that ten days' notice is essential before the Dominion has apparently found prece- dent for a more hasty summons. As a result, registration here will take place Thursday, Friday and Saturday of tin's week. The provincial, govern- ment tins set its registration -dates for next Monday, Tuesday and Wed- nesday notice (o this effect having been published last week. Whether or not tie province will abandon its registration, now that it has been out witteri is not' known. This is the climax to ten days of anxiety which commenced when it was discovered Hint the federal party would take ad- vantage of the fact that r the Mani- toba lists had not been revised for over a vear. .J. P. McCurdy flew over Hamil- ton, travelling 12 miles in II min- utes. Horses for Sale Ten Good Teams n.l Horinell's Livery on AUG. 2 suitnhle for dray or farm work; all are broken. ASQUITHWAS ABSOLUTE VICTOR Of Lightning Nearly Kil- led Several Medicine Hat People 1 Medicine Hat, Aug. Saturday's catHStrophy whereby Adam FlHlior, un eight, your old boy of Jos- ephslnii'B'wati killed by lightning while playtnc with his brother und sisters while hiB mothtti1 with her infant babe looked on, conies a report from Elkwator iJike to tbc effect thai sev- eral well known citizens had a nar- row escape from death during yester- day's electrical storm. Several families from the city are camping at Klltwuter Lake and Sun- day a downpour or rain occurred ac- companied by thunder and lightning ot an unusually hoavy and violent I peers and distinguished strangers be- London, last phase ot llic light, over the veto bill designed to restrict of the House of Lords over legislation originating in the lower chamber was entered up- on in the House of Commons this afternoon-Vlicn A. .1. Hall'our, leader of the opposition, moved a vote of censure for the government. The chamber was filled to its capacity, description. Suddenly an olecirica bolt descended inlo the camp and the result and effects wen; such as (o bring death close to the doors of a number of the cainnom. M-r. and Mrs. K. C. Drake were sitt- ing in one tent and their children were in another with their uncle. The entire party were rendered uncon- scious by the shock, but the degree or. intensity appeared to be greater in'the tent occupied by the child- ren. Gerald Drake's head was de- void of hair and his cap scorched and torn Into pieces. His body was also burned in places, as was also his right leg, the shoe being torn from the foot. Mr. W. 13. FInlay was par- alysed, by the shock for a time but on recovering he ran to Drake's tent to ascertain the extent of their In- jury received there. Having know- ledge of first aid to the injured he began working on Gerald and 'by ar- tificial respiration slowly restored him to consciousness. Dr. AVoodland was summoned and states that Finlay's timely aid saved the boy's llle. Hazel Drake -who was leaning against her uncle's knee, had both legs painfully scorched by the lightn- ing and her uncle was also burned about the lower limbs, his trousers being actually torn from his legs. Mr. Finlay's cocker spaniel r" was in the tent at the time killed stone dead by the shock. inc. present in large numbers, the diplomatists and Indies' galleries wen; filled. The1 occupants! included the leading diplomats who showed by their presence continued interest in the [iKirecdings which promise to he historic. Mr. Balfour's motion, ol which he gave notice August 2ml, was as follows "That the advice which given His Majesty's ministers where- by they obtained trom His Majesty a plfiiue that a stillicicnt number. of peers would he created to- pass the Parliament Hill in the slmpe In which it left this house is a gross violation of constitutional liberty which an'.ons cither on all consequences the people will be precluded irom again pronouncing upon the policy of home rule." The rival leaders were loudly cheer- ed as. they entered _ the room, and Mr. Ualfour received an oration as he rose to present'the motion. Relating to the government fhe former Union- ist premier emphasized thai he was conscious of the. gravity Of the situa- tion and the seriousness ol the step WATERWORKS FOR COWLEY Cowlcy, Aug. u sidewalks were nut down iii town hist week. Six Coot walks were put on Cameron street, while four foot walks were laid on Osier Miles anil Mountain streets. This improves the appear- ance of tho town V greatly. All por- tions of the place can be reached on walks. At a public meeting of the ratepay- ers held on Monday, it was decided to build a village owned water sys- tem. This is a mucli. needed and which lie would ask the house lake. 1A1' thought it would he mitted that never in all history had there been a serious case or one which more urgently deserved the consideration of parliament as the emphatic condemnation of the minis- ters. "The said Mr. have greatly abused their rights of advising the crown and tiy abusing these rights 'put them selves above the constitution. They have acted wholly, without precedence, not as Mr. Balfour conceived, in or- der lo meet :nny great question of state, hut.in. order a party arrangement between two sections MONIY TO LOAN ON IMPROVED SNAPS SNAPS 3 roomed I tots, North Ward, btltnce monthly ItiO acrel food form land 4 from railway. Ill EMBY terma. W. M. Harris Fire Insurance Room 1 Dominion Block Phone 1367 Inside City Properties High Class Farming Lands Conservative Investments and Well Secured Loans, as well as Avery Threshing and Plowing Ma- chinery are offered by W. R. DOBBIN, "S5ST1 310 7th Street Lethbridge, J) ply. Jccringly he thanked Mr. Bal- four for "this1 opportune though least expected action. It was the very thing that tlie government wanted. In a few sentences the prime minis- ter dispelled the tog by which the circumstances under winch he. hart ob- tained guarantees' from the King had been persistently obscured by the-op- position. It was my strong hope and'be- lie said, "that, the Lord would ccept the bill, and only when that hope was frustrated as it was last month, was His Majesty asked, and consented if it was necessary to exer- cise his prerogative. We, took the only course consistent with honor and a true regard for the dignity of the crown. The course was correct, considerate and constitutional and in ENGLISH SPY CAUGHT IN GERMAN FORTIFICATIONS Berlin, Aug. Englishman said to be an officer of the Britlih Yeo- manry, was arrested here today, ac: cuaed of spying on German fortifica.; tions on the North Sea coast. .The. prisoner -whose name lias not been. learned, was subsequently admitted tu: bail. The details or the alleged spy- ing are made'known, but the deed charged is described as of the most daring character. who support them and In order to my (lwn namc alui thosc nlv col. prcienl the people of the country ,4UCS conlcnl ,IC. from pronouncing their home rule. The Unionist leader asr! sorted that llic ministry had placed' llic sovereign who had just coire in long feli want present system fchc J Lon-L (ft in poor repnir. Cowloy sports are to held Labor Day, September 4lh. will be nil kinds of horse racing, baseball, football and polo. Three sil- ver cups are given for the last three named, and large money purses for the races Sec posters. Miss Nellie Llodgkins returned1 home Monday alter spending a week with Mrs. W. C. Robinson. Miss A, Sheffield, ot Belleville, Ont., is a guest at her brother's J. A. Sheffield. Ivirs. Jas. Smith and fairfily return- ed home from Nova Scotia, where she has been visiting for the past few months, on Monday. Miss'Kdna Fulton is the guest of her sister. Mrs. H. C. Morrison. Geo. Martin, the school teacher, re- opened school on Monday. Me has rented a house in town and expects his sister in a few days to keep house, for him. Miss Sarah Pettii is visiting her brother Hugh, for a short, lime. The crops arc not suffering ior the want of dampness. The hcaky rains, if t.Iu'y keep up much longer, will soon hurt the grain here, nlthough no damage has been done yet. new peers drama." cept llic decision of the Mouse and of my fellow countrymen in regard Mierclo." London, Aug. vote of cert- sure nn the Asquith government for securing the consent of the Crown fo create peers to pass the Veto Bill, was defeated tonight by a mji- lle dubbed the proposed jjorily of The debate alter the speech Riade by Premier Asquith in which he showed that what he did ,B King was a fount of honor, the There b-v advice, has per- sonated and corrupted'the stream at its course. "Supers Jin this ordeal LECONTE CHOSEN HAYTIAN PRES. Port An Prince, Aug. OincinnaUis Lcconte, revolutionary leader, made a triumphant entry in- to the capital yesterday, being ac- claimed by the populace. Arrange- ments wen: made T forthwith for a joint session of the senate and chain- j her of deputies, which meeting as a national assembly were expected to elect Lcconte president in succession, to the deposed Simon. Later a new ministry wholly replacing that of the Simon administration was tentative- ly agreed upon as follows War, Kanoa Interior, Judge Cauvln For- eign Affairs, M. Guilhaud Public Instruction, Senator Larnchc Agri- culture, M. Mellard Finance, M. Mr. Balfour declared that it would be difficult to conceive of any politi- cian playing a meaner or more con- temptible part. He contended that the question of home rule bad not ever been hciorc the country through- out the controversy. Then- was not the slightest justifi- cation for the creating of peers to enable the government to carry it through liolh houses without refer- ence to the people. It was contrary to all opinions of constitutional leg- islative chambers to put both cham- bers in the bands of the executive to manipulate as they liked and it was a wholly constitutional method of dealing with deadlocks for a prime minister to advise the King to pack (lie upper house with hired voters. Mr. Balfonr concluded with the pro- phesy that the country would soon lot the radicals, know that it would not, allow a repetition of "The crime of 1911." Aiquith'i Reply Premier Asqnith appeared in -his best form when he stood up to re- was absolutely constitutioua! and fair, collapsed utterly, and the Un- ionists are worse of! than ever. F. K. Smith and W. H. Long tried to keep up the face of the debate, but [ailed. FOB QUICK The old Ives ranch, 370 4 1-2 miles west of Pinoher Creek, all -fenced, excellent: house and stable, beautiful running, water, 25 acres tim- othy. 20 acres wheat, one ot the best mixed fttrms in the district, land adjoining for 140 per acre Jaat year. C9ft per acre buyB 9CU whole tbing. tiasy terms. Apply Monday .and: P. J. DALY CALGARY Room 5, Block Fine Rental Proposition 1-4 section irrigated land within 5 mites of the city. SO acres already in alfalfa. H. J. H. Skeith Phone 1343 Opp. Alexandra Hotel Your rent will buy a home Lots, only 5 blocks east'ftf' North Ward school on Fifth and Sixth Ave. are now on the market at the low price of each, flO cash, and per month. For Bale by The Cascaden Land Co. MACDONALD BLOCK. ITHE BIGGEST SNAPS IN FARM LANDS IN ALBERTA Fred Pbiliips, of Xiagnra Falls, Onl., diml in his hunt while fishing on Urn t'liiuiww.i river. FARMERS! Lethbridge- Weyburn Realty Co. 323 FIFTH STREtT. 1260 FIRST AVE. S. Sell the Best and Only Patent Portable Corrugated Iron Granaries Capacity Bushels Each. Strong, Durable, Cheap, Fire-Proof, proof, Vermin-Proof. sure and see .you get, the Corrn- Granary with the eightcen-jnch. man- hole in top. This allows granary to he com- pleted in tight shape before putting.graiirln, insuring a light eovcr. 160 Fenced. Stable, otc. SOacM Spring wheat Price 120.00 acre. cash. In half crop payments. 640 500 acres In crop, Spring looking splendid. 8 miles from town. pe' We riivt iom> iplendid inipi in rim land, cloie to Weyburn turvey, Or from to THE Dowsley-Mulhern Land Co. ;