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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta THE C OF OFFICE, TOKOHTO UTAAUSHXD i. B. WAIKIt AISXAVDIK PruidMt Paid-up Capital, Reserve Fund, Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and Holland COUNTRY BUSINESS Every others for the transaction of thtir banking business. Sales notes wil! be cashed or taken for collection BANKING BY MAIL with equal facility. Accounts may be opened by mail UK) monies deposited or withdrawn ia thit 121 Lethbridge Branch C .G. K. Nourse, Mgr. The Ltthbrldge Daily Herald. Tuesday, August ROOSEVET MAY RUN For President Again At Loggerheads With Taft "Arid that report from Beverly 'Ananias club.' Didn't know I had such friends that lie is a candidate for nt office and he can not conceive of an) circumstances which would lead him to accept the gubernatorial office o a -seat in the United States senate. His associates 'believe tbe only rea son which might lead him to consider becoming a candidate for the presi dential nomination would foe the con viction that he must seek another an organization, eh? in order to successfully carry Koosevclt's look like a Wednesday on the work he 'began while presi- Bank Money Orders afford a convenient and at the same time absolutely safe method of sending small: sums of money to any point in Canada, except Yukon, or to the principal cities of the United States. They are sold at every Branch of the Union Bank at the following rates: OF CANADA ESTABLISHED IMS Total Assets Oct. 30, 1909 Over and under 3c. to 910 to to We issue Drafts for larger amounts, and Telegraph Transfers when immediate payment is desired. Main Office cor. Round Redpath St. I G. R. TINNING Bub-Office WMtmintter Manager. Stirling H. Roach, Acting Manager. W. Bail lie, Manager. night prayer meeting at a fashionable church on a summer night, compared with the human race. The members have lied about me so much that of them really believe what they say. "The story that Senators Aldrich and Hale and myself are to be thrown out of the party will be found, when traced to source, to have originated with some of the jcratic allies, whose wishes are father 'to the Cannon. dent. A Survey of the Situation Chicago, Aug. Tribune pub- lished a few days ago the following despatch from Beverly, Mass., the summer abode of President Taft: If the plans of the new leaders of the Republican party .bear fruit, and the leaders think they will, Speaker, AN AWFUL TOLL OF DEATH IN FIRES Many Lives Swallowed Up By Forest Fires in States Missoula, Mont., Aug. of western Montana and Idaho this morning there are prayers that the'weather bureau has fore- casted accurately in predicting show- ers for today. Nothing but rain can save the situation.. The hundreds of men who for days have battled with the flames in the forests are staggering to safety with bloodshot eves and aching limbs immersing themselves in streams or burying their faces in mud for protection from tbe- intense heat. The only im- j' provement in the situation is at Wal-r where the remnant of the town that is left seems to be saved from fire, and at Mullen, where the fire H Tour Sboes Could CbMse they'd quickly select PACKARD'S Shoe Dressings 40 for all leathers. The name "Packard" is a positive of a dressing that is made dressing brine out the best that's In both In looks and wear. Cannon a Candidate Again Danville, 111., Aug. the declaration of Congressman Long that he will not again vote for Joseph G. Cannon, for the speakership of the house of representatives, Mr. Gannon will continue the race accord ing to his own statement made to the Associated Press this evening. He will go into the caucus as a candidate, no matter how many congressmen -de- clare they will oppose his re-election. All he asks is that those who go into the caucus abide by its vote and he promises to do the same. He does not ask any man to pledge himself to vote for his re-election if he believes the pledge will work against him in the election this fall, nor does he want any candidate for the republican nom- nation for congress to repudiate his party by failure to enter the caucus. That Mr. Cannon was considerably an- noyed by the. dispatch from Beverly was apparent this afternoon when a opy of it was handed him. Mr. Can- today read and re-read .the Long- for Your Shoes' Sake, Use Dressings. threatened all day yesterday, seems to be safe. It is reported that Sal- test, in western Montana, is also out of danger, but 'this may prove a bit of over-confidence. The" towns of Taft, Deborgia, Henderson and the old .part of Strcgis are in ashes. The old placer town of Murray in Idaho j is in danger. The flames have the upper hand of the situation in a score of'places. Rain only salvation of hundreds of miles of timber, and many camps and small towns. Men have flames to the limit of human endurance, and are with- drawing from the' contest in many places. Especially is the situation oitc oiUUclblUJuL serious in the immensely timbered I ruins of one house two skulls, country along the lines of the Chi- cago, Milwaukee and St. Paul's west- ern extension. Here the railway suf- fered tremendous loss from fire in the region where snow slides wrought havoc all last -winter. Bridges have been burned and stations wiped off the Wherever possible the, rail- way company has; brought the people to safety in special trains. This morning there were two rescue trains from the burned town of St. Regis In the death list may grow The fire swept at towns with sue terrific swiftness that- it is feared there will be more bodies found in the ruins as. the search progresses most disastrous fires in this .dis- trict today are 'those in Sanders coun ty between Thompson and the Idaho line. These fires extend along an unbroken -line for more than fifty miles and are in dense timber. There are several towns in this district built in the very midst of the tim- ber: Met Death Trying to Save Parrott J. M. Boyd, former Northern Paci- fic agent at Wallace, met death .in an effort to save his parrot. In the pre- Six an Big on the St. Paul, speeding toward Missoula, with about 500 people aboard. There is another on the Nor- thern Pacific Couer D'Alene branch with 250 women and children taken sumably of men, were found, men are known to have died in attempt to reach Wallace from j Creek, St. Joe county. that six more are lost. Ranger Pul- aski and forty men were forced to leave Big Creek and attempt to cov- er the ten miles to Wallace. Three miles from town they were forced by a wall of fire "to crawl into mine tunnels nearby and. remain ten hours. Two men broke through and stagger- Warning to the Public Dishonorable, and disreputable phar- raacentical concerns are flooding the market -with chesp and pre- parations designed to be imitations of Dr. Fowler's Extract of Wild Strawberry, Some of these are even labelled Extract of Wild Strawberry." Wfl Strawberry etc., in thc hope that the public may be deceived led to purchase them, thiniing are Retting Fowler's." the genuine Dr. For over sixty-five years "Bit. FOW- LER'S EXTRACT or WILD STRAWBERRY has been used in thousands of families for Diarrhoea, Dysentery, Colic, Cramps, in the Stomach, Summer Complaint, Cholera4 Morbus, Tnfantum, SexsicV- ness, and Xooseness of the Bowels. Ask for "Dr. Fowler'a and insist on petting- what you for. Price 35c. only by Tne T. Co., Limittd, Toronto, Ont ed into Wallace. They reached here at 4 o'clock yesterflay morning and gave the alarm and a party of rescu ers, with a physician, has'tened t the War Eagle mine, where the me j were. One of the forty was foun j burned to a crisp on the trail, fiv J oi those in the tunnel were suffocat i ed and dead, and a dozen others wer resuscitated and rescued after au hour's work. Three men were known to be dead on Pine Creek. Ranger Bell had 25 men under him there. Al were 'caught r, three were killed, oth- ers' were blinded for life and -five had their legs broken by falling trees, three 'more men met death yesterday afternoon. They, and twenty .others were trapped in a fire on Boulder Creek rear Hullan. Four of the twenty managed to walk to' the train to come here. Another man was killed on Placer Creek a mile from Wallace. He and a companion, hemmed in by flames, took refuge in the creek and kept each other wet by throwing water with their hands. While thus engaged a falling tree struck one of them on the head and killed him instantly. His companion was-able to escape to Wallace, but his tlothiag was burned, off. statement, then dictated and re-' ictated .half a dozen statements be- ore he got one which finally suited im. There is no doubt that Cannon be- lieves the Longworth statement was inspired -by President Taft. Roosevelt 'May Run Again Oyster Bay, Aug, Roosevelt spent today in what was probably the most important political conference he has had since he left the White House. He gathered about'him a group of his close friends and talk- ed over with them the -situation, which is.feest expressed in the reports that relations .between President Taft and himself are strained to the breaking point From what was said after 'the con- ference it was gathered that Colonel Roosevelt believes the present atti- tude of men who are influential in the national administration is hostile to him and that an open rupture may result. In such case the colonel feels that he may foe compelled at some juncture to exert his influence against the administration. Joseph G. Cannon of Illinois will not again wield the gavel in the house of representatives. He is marked for po- litical destruction. "If the plans of the new leaders of do not fail R. A. Ballinger, secretary of the interior, will retire from Presi- dent Taft's cabinet shortly after the congressional investigating commit- tee reports next month. He is mark ed for destruction, and the end, it was said here tonight on good auth- already is in sight. It also became plain, as heretofore, expected, that Nelson W. Aldrich will not again be a candidate for the sen- ate from island. He, too, is set down by the leaders of the party as one who must go. The word went forth some time ago hat Mr. Aldrich must not Tonight it was.made known he would not run. He told .-the president so. Trimming the Republican Ship In the retirement-of.-Mr.. Ballinger, he elimination of Speaker Cannon, nd the withdrawal of Senator Aid- rich from public life, the leaders feel The congressional committee will have reported By that time, and the date is sufficiently early to take the 'so-called Ballinger issue out of the campaign. Blame Cannon for Kansas Speaker Cannon by his speeches in Kansas, some of those in touch with affairs declare, did much -to help the insurgents gain their victory. That fact perhaps was the last straw that determined those who are attempt- ing the rejuvenation of the party to tell Mr. Cannon, if he did not know- it already, that he must not run for speaker again. It is said on behalf of "Uncle Joe" he already, has told close friends that he not to be considered in the contest for the speakership should the next house go Republican. Representative MoKinley of Illinois, close frieud of Mr. Cannon and chair man of the Republican congressional ampaign committee, was asked here the other day if he thought "Uncle Joe" could he elected to the chair again. "I have not heard that will be a was the significant ply. The Cannon situation a thing of the future is a little difficult to handle" Once it is known thai the president would like to see a change, however, it is believed all doubt as to the re- sult would be removed. That Beverly is made ihe neadpuarters of the mo-em en t to set Coffee, Powder, they be etc tracts, Jelly Powder guaranteed returned and m satisfactory Flavoring Ex- RememBer, lease, and may refunded if not SHETLAND PONIES FOR SIR WM. MULOCK have trimmed .the Republican ship for its voyage toward -the fall elections. They think that from .the shoulder of the president three 'bur- dens .have been Some go so far as to say that in no other way .could they have faced the coming fight with any success. They do hot say v Mr. Taf t lias tbeen 'responsible for all these acts, but they point with pride to the good ef- fect "they will have upon-the country. It is understood in Beverly -that in Mr. Ballinger, Speaker Cannon, and Senator Aldrich the insurgents found more material for 'their battles with the regulars than in anything .the Taft administration has done or failed to do. It is said in some quarters that tbe discouraging Kansas and Iowa are to be to the fact the insurgents harped much upon the connection between the j tion and these three men. j WithJJie active participation of the three in public affairs at an end.the party leaders say the insurgents will have not a leg left to stand upon and the Democrats will lose ground immediately. All Object to Elimination Neither Secretary Ballinger. Senator Aldrieh, nor Speaker Cannon found his elimination to: bis taste, it is said here. The senator announced Ms" re- tirement months ago, but for a time was a feeling he might run again if pressed to do so. Tbis is what the west thought, according to informa- tion that came to Beverly. And on that fact tbe west pondered much, not to the advantage of the Republi- can party. Secretary Ballinger always has de- clared he would not retire. But both he and Senator Aldrich were persuad- the, Republican bouse, i-i order is now generally admitted. 'The various moves are being made quietly but ef fectively. Believe-Move Victory If the new leaders pf3 -ail the coun- try will know long before the elec- tions in 'November that the tratiou is done with Ballinger. Aid- rich and Cannon. They believe, such knowledge means victory -a Republi- can ouse next year and Republican success in 1912. Monrcputh" Brings 25 Beasts From North of Could Go in Basket Montreal, Aug. William Mu- loek is the latest addition to the long list-of Canadian men 'and women who have taken to cattle and horse breed- ing as a: means of obtaining pleasure and; profit. con- the Monmouth ponies arrived for the Ttilet, lift aid Nirsery andbwutifies the skin, soothes itching- surfaces. Opens the thc of parities that cause eczema, pimples, J rashte, etc. The daily use of Hay's fiaS sorest means of possess. softest utest hands. Its .pecuUar healing and ntiftptic powers, possessed by no other soap, mate-it especially raluable in the nursery, refreshing in -the bath. 25c frr fmr Mb. "Tit Cir, ,ftJu Btit" leaUi aa. t. restrc eater beau. bottle "by mail. ALL SCKTITUTES Last week 'aboard twenty-five Shetland consigned "to Sir William at Newan'aV" ket- The former Postmaster-General has determined that in thoroughbred ponies there is money to be made in Canada and so he has begun to gather the nucleus of ihis collection. One colt, which was landed for him yesterday, was so small that the men on the ship simply picked -it'- up and j carried it in their arms. Its mother, a tolack Shetland mare, resembled a. collie dog in size; and as the offspring was 'but five weeks old the statement by the officers of tbe ship that it could -be put into a market 'basket was scarcely an exaggeration. Though small, these animals which came yesterday were as troublesome as any which have been landed be- fore. When these -bits of horse flesh be-' came unruly in the (hold of the Mon-1 mouth the men engaged in off-load- ing them would simply form a ring about them and then close in upon them. One little 'beast got loose in the long, freight shed and began to bolt up and down the cement floor, pleased that 'he had escaped from rinement ;of the ship. Some one suggested that a butter- fly net got7 to' capture'him while from another quarter came vice to get a market foasket The animals were alt started on their way :tx> Newmarket CARD OF THANKS Mr. James Frame wishes'to thank 1 those who- were so kind and: at- tentive during his recent, .bereave- and to it -of helpfulness, which characterised: their every movement, both la half and that of Ms beloved, and now departed wife, will never be forgotten. FACE CREAM is the next best thing to the of perpetual" youth. Ask the young-looking ladies know why. 25 cents bays a nice big jar. ALL LETHBRIDGE DRUGGISTS onel believe he will do everything in his power to avert such a crisis dur- ng the fall campaign. It "Is their cp- nion that if he should decide to fight he prefers to postpone the struggle until the 1912 campaign, when the question of the nation's policy for the next four years is to be fought be- ore the country and when a succes- or to William H. Taft is to be elec- ed. such an issue between Col. Roosevelt and the administration pre- ent itself at that time it is -the be-Jed, so the -story goes, to sacrifice ef of the colonel's intimate asso- j themselves for the good of the party Jates that he will be in the fight to I Sir; Ballinger has lost all of his per- he he will, stake his ownjsonal fortune in defending himself uture on the outcome and again be- Trom the attacks made upon him. It is said one attorney's fee alone in the congressional investigation cost ,him If the secretary is to remote contingency, which is not j recover .these losses, it is declared, he receive serious attention at the j must soon resume the lucrative prac- resent time. He has said repeatedly tice of law which he left in his home that he can form no plans for the fu- state to take up the arduous duties of ture for the situation may be chang-jhead of the interior department ed at any time. He has told his His retirement is fixed for Sept 15. ome a candidate for the presidency, t is believed, however, that Colonel -oosevelt regards such a decision as Dysencery is a dangerous disease Jut can be cured, nharoberlain's Colic holera and Diarrhoea Remedy has een successfully used in nine epidetn- cs of dysentery. It has never been Known to fail. It is equally valuable or children and adults, and -when re- uced with water and sweetened, it pleasant to tkke. Sold by all Hundred Pattern Hats on Ex- hibit, Displaying the Latest Ideas In Fall Millinery Lethbridge Millinery Co. Ltd. 514 Dufferin St L. A. Scott, Manager AM To be Addressed by The Rt. Hon. Sir Wafrid Laurier, P.C., G.C.M.G. Hon George P. Graham Hon. A. L. Sift on Hon. Frank Oliver Will Be Held On E. M. Macdonald, M.P. F. F. Pardee, M.P. And Others Public Square, Lethbridge At four o'clock on the afternoon of Wednesday, August 31st The Public is Cordially Invited to Attend Fare and One-Third on Lotk lines of the A. ft. I. and on the C P B trom Coleman on the west. Grassy Lake on the east, Claresholm on'the north and on the Carmangay branch. Good going on the 30th and re- turning September 1 si. ;