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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 9, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta lEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume IV. Lethhrtige. Wednesday, Aug. 0, 1911 Number 201 MAGRATH, TORIES' UNANIMOUS CHOICE NOTED ENGLISHMEN COMING TO- ALBERTA Bristol, Aug. Duke of Sutherland accompanied by Lord Charles Bercsford and Duke of Desborough sailed from here today on the Olym- pic for Brooks, Altn. The trio after visiting Vancouver will return at the end of October. Nominated at a Well At- tended Conven- tion REClPROqTY N.G, -That Was the Talk of All The Speakers at the Meeting By a unanimous vote of the rielc- gales who attended the Conservative convention here yesterday lor the purpose of nominating a candidate standard bearer fnr the Medicine Hat constituency in Hie coining election C. A. Magrath, M.P., was given the nomination amidst- the greatest en- thusiasm of his followers. Tho nom- ination was moved by K. Weiss and seconded-hy G. Xeigcr, there being no other name mentioned at the meeting. A delegation 75 strong was i hore from Medicine Mat, while over two bundled attended the meeting, majority being Lethbridge Con- 'servatives. Prior to the nomination of a can- dy fp the meeting proceeded with lie business of reorganizing their lU'fiicino Mat district Conservative and the officers elected were Hon. R- L. Bor- drii nnd C. A Magrath, M.P. L. Jamicson, Medi- cine; Hat. G. Ives, Luth- Imtigi S( ci i iii} Bi innin Mcihcinc Hit presidents of each local Conservative Association. The Clothes He Before the King I lie central routine business oi the imctmg Inurig betn dispeusLd viiUi 1-. A. MagratH was called upon to ad- 'Srcss the meeting, setting forth "'his platform; and launching the Conser- vative campaign in this constituency liy way of introduction Mr. Magrnth staled that he the same dollies in which'he last went to see 1hc king, and that he was now coin- ing to see the people in thein. IIII.VR now been your representative in this federal riding for three years. I nm not probably cut out for a poli- tician, but.T have .taken those three years seriously nnd have tried to do what I .thought right. According to some, of the people in this riding I Hin tbe sinner who is standing .be- tween you" and the prosperity of the country, but I have been, working in Avbat 1 'regard lo be the interests of ,lhe country. I hope that I know something about railways, something about land and land values, and some ,thing, about water rights. And lam BOW Island, Aug. Island not personally .Interested jn any nrc iu fighting, shape. They .way corporation or manufacturing an enthusiastic meeting on Hon- PIUS is STRONGER TODAY A PROMINENT BANKER IN TOILS Parte, Aug. warrant was Is- sued here today for the arrest of Marquis Jean, manager in Paris for the Creditor-Foncier Americano, banking institution incorporated und- er the laws of Delaware. In addition to offices In Now York and Paris, the bank has 'branches in every big cit> in France. As tbe re-suit of com- plaints the police have searched the Paris oflicea of the Creditor-Foncier the residences of Its' directors. The >books and papers of the concern were seized. According f.o the police tbe bank was organized some years ago and issued a prospectus claiming that it had a. capital of fully .paid. Its method of doing 'business: the police say was to ex- change shares of the .bank for for rents and other gilt.-edged securities, but as the bank shares-were not quoted on the Bourse the holders .were, unable to dispose of, them and tnel .bank .refused to' take them hack Tlie -police further allege that the bank claimed to own two million acres of1 land In Virginia, rich in coal, oil and timber and much -other, real late in .France and tbe United States In response to their cabled iiKiuiries the police the Delaware state at- torney said a preliminary investiga- tion into the bank had notibecm made reassuring. The New York branch of the Fonder Is said to be in charge of .lean's son-in-law. LIBERALS READY AT BOW ISLAND ELECT OFFICERS AND APPOINT FOR RECIPROCITY concern-anywhere in Canada. There- fore what is good for yon is good for day night and arc strong lor Laurier and reciprocity. TUe following officers were elected W. Campbell; Vice- Hcattie Secretary F. Worts Me- Crea. The following were elected dele- gales to the convention at I.eth- But I do-not know if this could toe said of some, of the journals with government ails.. f fioating loose in .them. Their stand on politics might not he particularly unbiased. IleKarrfing reciprocity I n-jight say in the first place that that question was not an issue at the last election. on Thursday .1. W. Campbell It was dropped on the people without j aml Reattic, for Bow Island >a moment's warning, and as ii nmi A. F. Werts for polls 10 'not look good to the members of the .Opposition side of the, House we con- sidered the best .thing to do was to get the voice of the people on tbe n-attcr. haw been rushed into an elec- tion with'indecent Haste and with the farmers busy, in their fields. Tin census has .been taken, hut there has been no redistribution, and this con- stituency, which should-" have two members, has only one. Norn- I say that the session might have been ad- journed for two more months while census returns were worked up, and the people given their proper repre- sentation. No man, no matter what his political views, can say that.the toiintry could not stand over for two months. TOven the Oliver charg- es, against a inemfccr of the govern- 'mcnt, were not investigated. That does.not look good to me. I do not think it looks good Now, regarding reciprocity, to which l.nni opposed, is the prosper- ity of the 'American farmer greater than the Canadian farmer? I the prosperity of the Canadian n SEVERE SENTENCES FOR WINNIPEG HIGHWAYMEN Aug. 8. At noon today .Magistrate Walker imposed sentence on Jos. Copelantf ami Edwin Black, highwaymen, who have been operat- ing here for several weeks. Four years each in the pen with SO lashes was the severe penalty handed out. A scathing verbal arraignment preceded [tome, 'Aug. Plus, who owing to the intense and a restless night, had a re- freshing s'.eep In cooler hours of the early morning. Tho heat seemed effective in restoring his strength. The Pope upon, awakening had a. lower torn- peruture and suffered less from gouty pains. LEMIEUX ACT COPIED IN BRITAIN London, "Aug. Crooks, the Labor Lcu'der on bclmlt ot the labor- ing interests will next Tuesday sub- mit a bill to the House o! Commons for the purpose of establishing dustrial arbitration courts along MINERS WILL BE ASKED TO VOTE Executive Want Opinion Expressed by Every Local {Special; to the Kcrnie, August executive board of District 18 is -till iu ses- ;ion here, and have sent another cir- cular letter to the locals which failed to the proposition as set he- fore them. lust Friday, calling upon these to hold an election on Thurs- day next at which the same proposi- tion which hus already been balloted upon by several of the locals in the district shall be balloted on, aElcr which the total ballots 'cast in the district will he officially counted and the result made known. I The district board has been consist- in this and It will he much bet- the ter, in the opinion of the public, if lines of the present Canadian locals all record their judgment of the proposition bv ballot as at 01 this character. To the L _ _ Associated Press Mr. Crooks stated that the bill follows the Canadian legislation very closely. While vis- iting Canada he was very much inir pressed with the fairness of the Can- adian act, which left the workers the right to strike for their rights. In the Canadian system every party con- cerned must; show his hand. ARE STRONG FOR RECIPROCITY PACT Coleman Liberals Hold a Splendid Organization Meeting Coleman, Aug. interest was shown at the re-organization meeting ;of the Liberal Association here tonight. In spite of bad weather i goiia'tion between operators and min- a large crowd was present, and the.prs in the remainder of the district following officers elected: Presi- and finally to a permanent agree- dent, Alex Cameron; secretary, Chas. nicnt, with some modifications, m Ouimette. Executive committee to both directions, being arrived at. be elected at a meeting to be held Monday, 14th. Messrs. Robert Holmes, L. Oiif- mette, Alex. Cameron, PI. G. Goodeve first requested by their officers. will settle..the question of the atti- tude of the miners regarding the Gor don report, with the Macicod riders attached thereto. Gen., Manager Roberts, of the Cor- bin in town today, and slates that men arc working at that camp.-Returns to the U. S. Consul- ate-at-this place show that 33 cars of coal have been cleared through that-office] since the Corbin mine re- sumed operations on July 31st. This indicates a tonnage of ov- 'cr .1650 for the seven days the mine lias been operated. The'-men. who are working are work ing, on the understanding that the rigiiiLS as recommended bj Chairman apply to the Gprbin mine, .are to gnvp.rn until a genera! agreement h'as been armed at. between the'district and the Wes tern. Coal Operators' Association, It may not be surprising if these figures as accepted at Corbin tempor- arily, may .lead to a new basis of ne- and 'John A. Price were elected de.le: gates to the Macleod convention on the llth. A committee was appointed to se- cure quarters for use as committee rooms during the campaign. The following resolution was adopt- ed unanimously by the meeting: "We, After the finish of the voting on Thursday, which is almost certain to result in a disapproval'of the propo- sition lieforn the miners, and which is considered to be too vague as re- gards what the report of Chairman. Gordon means when taken in con- nection with the Macleod recommen- dations, the way will -be clear for a fresh start in the negotiations, and j'! with the Corbin'men working under ASLOP CLAIM JUDGMENT PAID London, Aug. Edward, the Chilean minister to Great today paid over to'Ambassador Reid pounds indemnity award- ed United States In the Aslop claim against Chile under the arbitration judgment of King George. EASTERN MEN EXPECT BIG CROP Toronto, Aug. chief concern of the ibankirig circles of Toronto and in fact of the whole country centres now around the crop prospects. A reporter yesterday made a tour ol the grain, houses In the city surmised the extent of the feeling of optimism regarding the crop outlook In the west based re- ports from their own men in -the-field. The concensus of. opinion is that tbe crop willt even surpass the big: esti- mates made 'by such authorities as Hir William: Why to' of the C. P. R., who stated that Oic yieM should ap- proximate nearly bushels. Estimates' far and above, this were the rule" rather than the exception 'among the grain men and an aver- age struck from round dozen esti- mates ran Into bushels. BAD HAIL STORM IN BOTTINEAU CO. One Hundred Square Miles of Country Suffer- ed Heavy Loss Botlmeau N1 T> 8 storm ol hall accon panicrt by high mails, worked havoc in a' large sec- tion of BoUmeaii Coimti al in earl) hour this morning. .Earl} (.pints [torn some parts of the strip liicued indicate that in many cases the loss total. More than a hundred square miles were IN the rim The terntoij affected includes i stnp running fron> the west side ol Scr- ;ios township sonth .of ,Wcst Hopn to L point south of Cardcm SUN SHONE FOR BUCK-EYE EDITORS LIBERAL COMMITTEE ROOMS SECURED The Liberals have secured for their committee rooms the quarters in the Oliver Block, Fifth street, formerly occupied 'by the District Court. A sec- retary has 'been' placed in charge and the 'rooms will be open all the time, -5- -v DIPLOMATIC CHANGES MADE Washington, Aug 8 long ex- pected of "American di- plomatic crops, involved in appoint- ing successors to Dr Baud Jayne for ambassador to Germany, and Chas S. Shcrrill, as Austria, both of whom resigned, was announc- ed today when the nominations of the' ambassadors and ministers were sent to the Senate John S Leishman, Pittsburg, Pa now am- bassador to Geimanj Thos J O'- Brien, Grand'Rapids, Mich atjires- cnt ambassador to is trans- ferred to ambassador to Italy Chju Pagu Chicagot now Belgium is promoted amhtssa- Colombii nho has previously hecn dor to Japan Anderson, Distnctf of Columbia who has prcviotish been1' in diplomatic senitcb, was appointed minister to Belgium. ,.Jphn Ridgeiey Carter HnUimorc, Md minister to the Balkan -States is transferred to Cuba, succeeds Mr. "Carter as minis- ter to Balkan States. Arthur. .M. Beanprc, Aurora, Ills., as minister-to' the Netherlands, becomes minister to Canada. Lloyd George York, has not pieMOUsly m dip- loma tic circles is appointed minister to the Netherlands Old Sol Joined in the Re- ception to the Visitors miles. county had Other, sections r.f the heaw nnuail iml se report that omc of the ruined, the Liberals -of take this opportunity of expressing our confi- dence in and our approval of the gpv- j' eminent of Sir Wilfrid Laurleiv and' heartily endorse the reciprocity agreement as arranged hy that gov- ernment with the of the United States." the present; arrangement, it ought not to In) difficult to arrive at agreement similar, in its main jircs to that arrangement. fca- the passing of the 'sentence. Cope- RECIPROCITY IS STRONG AT FERNIE Feme, Aug. R. Palmer, at- lorncy, of I.ntlihririgc, is in town .oday upon professional business, but mil lime to infuse a liUle oi his 'nllnisiasii; on reciprocity and the >ig boom Hint the pact is going to mve in I.cthforidgc riding. He is also a little surprised at the strength of the pact as expressed by people, but he forgot that this section, while not having train loads of and cattle to market, they have train loads of coke land and Black maintained their spir- to dispose of ami the removal of the its ro the last, grinning at I duty on thai article, as proposed by the m-aglstrate as they were led nwny to prepare for the trip to the peni- tentiary. WANT'REFUND OF DUTY PAID ON COAL IMPORTED Winnipeg, Aug. number of Winnipeg COB! dealers met Hon. Frank Oliver yesterday asking .the order-in- connc.ll removing the, duty on con] from Alifjllit 7 be mode retroactive. They hail purchased a largo .supply expecting n and. lind pp_ld (he duty. They naked to h'nve It re. funded. The minister of the Interior mode no pwnhiM l> the rnaUtr, pact, us well us the prospect of having a free entry for early fruits and vcfietahtcs from across the bor- der, during the early part of the sea- son, when nrt 'such product is avail- able from this side of the line, makes it. nn attractive proposition which is sure in receive a very large vote. ROBERTSON IN DENMARK Copenhagen, Aug. .1. W. Itob- crtson, chairman of the Dominion gov- ernment Kduentlonal committee ar- rived here today. Me has been mak- ing a special tour of rural Denmark, NOMINATE Liberal Convention To- morrow Wijl Select a Candidate The Liberals of Medicine Hat district select a candidate at a convention In this city tomorrow. Delegates will be present from all over the riding of Medicine Hat. The convention will con- vene at 3 o'clock in St. Augus- tin's Hall, the change in the hour having been made to accommo- date the delegates 'from points along the C. P. R. main line and Medicine Hat, who are coming to the city from the east on the af- ternoon local. DELEGATES FROM DIAMOND CITY Diamond City, Aug. Liber- als hero had a .splendid rally lost night despite the bad weather. Hous- ing addresses favoring reciprocity wore given iby Dr. D'Arc, D. C. Morris- on and Ho'bt. Laugh ton. Jlr. Morris- on outlined the advantages of recipro- city in a very effective speech. Dr. D'Arc was elected delegate to t'ne convention at Leihbrldge on Thursday wifh Messrs. Morriion and WASHOUT'ON C. P. R. Port Arthur, Aug. washout at Fay's Plat on the C.P.R. east of here delayed trains considerably today un- til repairs were made by work trains from Fort 'William and Schreibei east. The. express due to leave Sclireiber at 10 a.m. -was held up un- til noon. GRAIN RIPENING IN SPITE OF RAIN O. Lyon, of Barons, is in the city today and has an enthusiastic story to tell of the crop situation. Fie says that around Barons in spite of the continued rains, the grain I ripening. The winter wlieat is get- ting very ripe and the spring wheat is turning color. He said he never saw such kernels, they being filled out like peas. Mr. Lyons' spring is as high as his shoulders and he is a tall man. 'lie.expects bis win- ter -wheat to go at least 31 bushels to the acre. He has a large area of outs from which he confidently ex- pects 90 bushels per acre. This is Air. Lyons' seventh year this district and he has had no failure yet, his wheat last year re- turning him 12 bushels per acre. IRRIGATION CONVENTION OPENS ITS SESSIONS Western Can- ada Irrigation Association convention opened its session here yesterday with n large attendance of delegates from Alberta, British Columbia and Sas- katchewan. Formal addresses occu- pied lho morning session. C. W. Pet- erson, of Calgary, the president, intro- duced (he honorary president, Lieut.- liov. Bulyea, who declared the con- vention open, PREPARE FOR THE STREET RAILWAY IMPORTANT ACTiSN .WAS-TAKEN BY THE CITY, COUNCIL To consider some, very important work to be undertaken by the city in the near future the city council sat in committee of the whole yesterday; afternoon, for two and one-half hours. They are trying to avert for the next year the delays which they have had to. contend with in this-year's im- provements, and are getting. their ns in shape as far abend as pos sible. As paving laying the street car tracks Is the most important work; to be done next of the council, are busy gathering in-j formation to be used in this work. Supt. ituid with his brother has been I preparing plaiii, foi the necessao ex-! tensions to the powci house toi when tlie street csir system is put) iHo operation; These plans were con- sidered yesterday and a report will .he brought in ;it the next regular meet- of tho council next Tuesday af- tcrnon. Engineer Blanchard and Supt. Reid were authorized to visit Calgary and Edmonton to formation regarding Hie construction of a street railway system, and on their return tlje council will be in a position io proceed with their plans in tins TCgjird. BIG CROWD Present at the Banquet at the New Fair Grounds If anjbodj in Lethbndge had my preconceived idea that the Buckiyb Press Association, which the city yesterday afternoon were "not a bunch of Ino wires the) had that idea dispelled with alacntj, and be- fore the delegation was within. the city limits for more than fifteen min- utes. They came without noise, and with few advance they took the citv by storm, and it theirs until their special train pulled out for the East, on its homeward joiir. ney, at two o'clock this afternoon. keen, enterprising men, who eiin size up a situation on the dot, corn- us to the Ohio editors with wivoa.and sweethearts. Since leaving the Buck Eye state about twelve davt ago, they have- travelled a little over thiee thousand miles They have ta, ken their time about it too, and if the relations between Canada and the' state of Ohio at least are not bound closer as a result of their trip, it will not 'be through any fault the'.viilt-< ing newspaper men One and all, thiy are impressed with the magnificent. countrj through which they passed, and their ideas concerning the future before the Dominion of Ca- nada have been immeaaurpably enedj ;Thej are enthusiastic, they are boosters not CAUBC they are in Canada only, but rather because, as one man (hey cannoflielp tnemeelvea jAnd t their boosting will not be of the one man order, for it will, andR of the readers of the Journals represented dll the Buckeye state, and also of the other states re- presented .in the excursion party.' The entertainment of the day cen- tred about the luncheon held-in the main building of the agricultural grounds. At four thirty the special tiain with the whole party aboard, and attended by over one hundred Lethnridge was taken out to the grounds, the Miners' Band goinjl along to furnish the music for the ocV c-afiion On their arrival at the hall thev were n plcomed by President Hatch, of the Board of Trade, who acted In the capacity of boat tt 9. very enjoyable repast. PRINCIPAL PATRICK OFF FOR YEAR'S REST Winnipeg, Aug. Pat- rick, of .Manitoba College, whose health has been undermined ,by over- work, leaves for a year's vacation In Scotland. He departs Jor the'east to- morrow. NEW DREADNOUGHT HAS BEEN COMMISSIONED London, Aug. tenth Dreadnought, Colossus, boon com- missioned for service. She carrier, twelve inch breeehloatftng gnus and ;Luncheon over, Mr..Hatch I ed to the assembly, a 'brother editor'. ol this city, W. A. Buchanan, who'In exnrpssed his at being in a position to welcome such a large delegation of newspaper men nnd women to the city. He 'Welcomed them also to the province of. the'. Alberta and Eastern Columbia Press whicJk; he is president. Referring- to the growth of Western Canada Al- berta, in particular, during the'last' few years, he pointed out as a con- crefe example the growth of the paper business in this city, which would make a good comparison of pansion along other, lines, for the, j newspaper business grows In1 direct J ratio to the other'enterprises district in nhich the newspapers ex- ist He stated further that he be- Itemed that the growth was only be- ginning, and pointed to the vas eas of virgin soil, the unlimited i of domestic coal, and the many other I resources' of this country which as yet in their eniHeat of velopmenf. as a bank from which to L draw for the future greatness of Alboi I ta and he mgcJ the Buckeye r to go foack home carrjmg sage of this country, and along with I their belief that Ohio is all right, Al-1 'herta is just as good, and little bit better. 3 Mr. Bryan, ex-president of the Buck I eye-Press Association, was .the next I speaker, and during the course of hill remarks he said; "I know (hat allot us are. delighted with this country. Before coming hure we had heard of J this little city of Loth-bridge as lie-1 ing one of the most progress o of J Western Canada cities, hut, I fiay that'tho reality Is a surprise .Mil most of us present. You have eomC- f thing in your city which applied to I me before I had been in It very long, I and Unit. Is your comfortable and looking homes. They are more to j (Continued on page ;