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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume IV. Saturday, BUCHANAN IS LAST UNITED PAT BURNS IS STRONG AT CARDSTON Reciprocity Candidate Ad- dresses Enthusiastic Crowd in South Cardaton, Aug. a .rainy tveniui; there was u large audience On hand to greet our next JI. P., W. A. jjuclwmtn. JJoople from Aodia, Mountain View, L.CMIVIU, Hill Swing, etc., were on Bund to hear the "Kcclprocity" talk nil limy wore not disappointed. It ivas an enlhnslaiilic meeting. tile speakers from Lelhbrldice, iiMossifc. Buchanan, Shepherd and Ost- Jlllld, were ,i. A. Hammer, president. of tile Cardston Liberal Association: .Mark Spencer, districl president; Z. iw. jRcobs and 13. Barker. Mayor -Hammer occupied tile chair. Introductory ypeoches were made WIRELESS CROOK New york, Aug. H. Par- ker, the last of the United Wireless 'oinpany stock swindlers, who was entencod to a year's imprisonment, vas toddy sent by Marshall rjeiikle o the Pacific conal. He will serve Is term In the military prison at IcNclls Island, Washington, and lal- r may he prosecuted on a charge TO INVESTIGATE NOT AFRAID PACT CALGARY DISASTER Calgary, Aug. Mayor II u- Chell has appointed a commis- sion of five prominent archl- teclB builders to investigate collapse of cue front wall of the new flvo Blorey nruner building, which fell yesterday, V Goodeve's Prophesies Not Alarm Him in Any Way :or smuggling diamonds and jewelrv of I he Munild taken as payment for wireless stock I nws at at Vancouver Island. (Special to tlie Fernic. Aug. representative while looking for the stalion today, resulting In the death of Harry Hlitchinson, a carpenter. The mayor's action is dec' to the 1'act that so many rumors are current as to the unstability of the entire building. TO PRESERVE AROUND THE HOT SUPPLY OF WATER wiien the west-bound express arrived, discovered the beaming countenance SUICIDES IN MINE SHAFT jot Calgary's beet king, as the pos- Bprlngfleld, Aug. Louis Tlolia I wissor of that pleasing countenance! committed suicide at Verden today by leaned against the platform rail and burling Into a mine shaft. He will, hic fell -lUO foet to Ills death manager. to Ills death Jacobs, who aMtlded t direct benefit to 'be derived in iK- cattle business from the proposed ar- rangement, quoting the offer of tho polntment In love Is believed to "13" wit" been the cauae. NEW AUTO BRINGS DEATH Silver Creek, A. Y.. 1113 first triii in a S. Preston of illsllil1 dillldnncc which characterizes j tlie reporter, and after salulatlons with Mr. Burns, went TO OWNEHJ straight to the subject nearest his Aiift, On and asked the distinguished r'.jjgar it were true that Mr. Buffalo, horse j Ueiinelt was. going to smother Mr. BUCHANAN IS FARMERS' MAN Fernie to Buy Forest; Tax Rate Struck: Reply to B. of T. regular WORLD IN 40 DAYS i'Vhe steerin" gear f th ''l votes on the came disabred causing it to s month. (rrom the road and roil down a -steep i '10 is replied Mr. j embankment. Preston's back was I people of Calgary are going lo Broken. elect Mr. Vim Wart by a big major- ity on that day, because they want reciprocity, and are going to have it." "Rut arc you not afraid that reci- procity will kill your business ask- ed che reporter. "Kot a hit of replied the beef man, "I Bud that 1 can do business Chicago, Aug. Vice Presl- "'hcrevcr I wish to, even omthe dtli- tnough-Wm. Laurie and John Parish, dent Ihe ilarnniau i cr side oi the lino, pud I am not Conservative lights in this jllnes, speeding west to Investigate the afraid of being ruined that way district, were present, they did not labor conditions and with labor lead-! "But" persisted Ihc piper' nnh Tier head for steers lo sisu up con- tracts on that basis if reciprocity comes Inlo force. K, .1. Shepherd, of Lethbrldge, fol- lowed in a finished effort on the his- torical aspect b'f-thlB grail question. J-ils remarks were well received and made a lasting impression. At tills point the chairman, Mr. Hammer, announced that one half Hour would Ije granted to any one wishing t0 speak for the oppositioll and its candidate, Mr. Magralh. AI HUGE RAILWAY STRIKE PENDING avail themselves of the opportunity. The fairness displayed was in marked, contrast to that -shown at JUagrath'e meeting, where no discus- sion was desired. The Candidzte Mr. Buchanan was then introduced ftinid .long and loud applause. "There is no better way to decide on this question than to become well informed upon it. Let each elector study Ihe question carefully, consider all arguments pro and, con, and then 'decide it as a business said the speaker in opening. The history of the question in the Canadian parliament was cited, show- lug Sir John A. Alacdonald's support nivd advocacy of it, the reason for Lord Elgin's negotiation of the. first treaty was quoted from Bourlnot's his- tory as being the need for greater markets, more prosperity for the set- tler as an antidote to tlie "annexation which was then growing. Vet Conservatives tell us today that the jirospertty that may come will lead to annexation. The inconsistencies of the Tory ixirty as 'by Herron's support and the treatment meted out to Air. Jlanllain for his courageous stand, Were very tellingly pointed out. 'The British preference as given by the Liberal party, the benefit's to the agricultural industry In wheat, barley, 'beer, eic., were shown as being induce- ments to loyalty and as having no enect for the production of annexa- tion sentiment.' Agricultural prosperity for Canada meant everybody's prosperity; this was the farmers' fight and they i Simula show that they appreciated ft by voting for it. The speaker closed with sin elo- quent tribute to the Ciriteton districl. one of the very richest, portions of Arherta In natural resources of the Kind to make it the ideal country for farming. Ostlnnd made a strong appea lor the decision of this question 01 Its merits and also showed that our volume of trade today was more with the H. S. than with -Great gathering in Kansas City, ll._ labor disputes which .threatens a strike of employees of the Un- ion and Southern .Pacific roads and subsidiary lines .are rapidly reaching a serious, stage. J. W. inter- national president of the union, was busy today with oflicers of the unions in different "Mr. Ooodcvc told us here in Ftrnie, the other night that the Americans would swamp us with beef, mutloii, pork ami hams and if the trade pact should be accepted, tlie Armours oulcl buy all the bcei cattle in "Caii- mmunicatlng j them to Chicago, and send i in rllffnwm tilt bef k tilt beef hack to us in tin cans pans of the country arranging for a led Armour's canned beef; what 'do tonierence with Vice President think of Ihat teclinitt. to bo held in a western city, possibly San Francisco, next, .weok, at which further efforts will be made to adjust tBe differences: At the meeting oi' tho United Farmers of Alberta held in the Fisher Hall, on Satur- day the question of tak- ing part in the coming elections was it was decided that while tlm Union was oppos- ed to going into politics, yet they would be forced to take part, in in order to protect their own interests. The delega- tion to Ottawa demanded a move this kind find now that the opportunity was offered to obtain what'the farmers wanted, it was the diity of every farmer to vote for the candidate who would best serve their interests. C. A. Ma- ffrath haying come nut against the agreement and W. A. Buchan- an having gone on record in favor it, the unanimous opinion was that the members should do all in their power to help elect Bu- chanan. Therefore, from now un- til election, all members of the Union will be fo.und working: for the man who, when elected, will work for them. last night, and was session. Ail the aldermen except .Mr. Pod- iclansic, were present, and consider- ihle business was transacted. Kire Chief JHcDougnl asked for two vcnks' leave of absence to enable him o attend the annual fire chiefs' con- vention at Vancouver. Mr. McDoug- Cherbough. Aug. Jaeger- .'hinidt, of the Paris Illustrated Dally Cxcelsior, who started from Paris July in an attempt to circle the world forty days arrived here on the learner Olympic from New York early his morning nnd left for Paris at o'clock. A motor boat took off Jae- 3elayed Harvesting Op- erations Will be General Next Week Harvest is on in Sunny Southert an interesting as Allierla- ami operations tered tho roads, he being especially arc "ot so extensive as .will be WEATHER REQUIRED NOW exempted from examination by the cus- toms authorities. On landing lie jump- ed into a speedy auto which was wait- at the quay and started for Paris. the case next week, they arc general throughout the whole district, par- ticularly where winter wheat .forms tn mv: iiiiU ac.il neil 'iOr rllrlh. .Members of the local press association lone of the chief crops. During the Schmidt and escorted his motor heat for a vacation were held over for fur- ther consideration. Engineer Biacman, oi the power house force asked for a raise in sal- ary, which also went over for con-1 sideration. in an etfori to-lower the time around the globe made by AI. stingier, of the I.Matin, .who consumed 03 days in the journey. From Paris Jaeger-Schmidt's i lay lo -Moscow and thence to ivoslok. From the latter place he i Proceeded by steamer to Yokahama mayor lilcasdell reported interviews 'whence !ie sailed for Vancouver, tak- .....i jing there a train for Montreal and between himself and 0. Hoynlon, manager of the 101k Lumber C'i the timber surrounding Creek Falls, at tlic site of tlic Water Mr. Hoynlon had staled that company would consider S3T50 .per thousand for the timber standing on the ground covered by their lease as being a fair price for it if the city! wished, to preserve it for park pur-I poses and (he. protection of Hie wat-I ershed above the falls. Some diffl-i cully may lie encountered because oi j the difference-'in ownership of the tim- her lands surrounding these [alls i some of the ground is held under lease and some of it is crown grant- e an Ulence lo where he City ".v reaching Paris today he will have consumed just forty-days" globe. SAYS HE KILLED IN SELF DEFENCE FERNIE BOYS GLADJHEY CAME Fernie, Aug. Fernie Hal- r......._ ian band returned home this morning ing will can the beef'man out of from their victorious visit to Loth-, business, bridge, where they Won' the S350 I prize and (hi.1 Gold medal offered for j le Calgarian, '.'I am willing to take all such chances, and if I am not able to meet all corr-pctilion upon my own ground I don't want any and the man with the smiling, satisfied ex- pression, boarded the train, exhibit- ing not the least concern about that threatening shower of tin cans, which Mr. Cioodevc, a gentleman who should know more about the meat industry than a mere beef dealer of so little experience as Mr. Burns, is HAD VALUABLE JEWELS Wlnona, Minn., Aug. pock- i 'HIE. pock- the best hand, by (he management lets heavily laden and grips well filled .Object to Provincial Police Being at Coal Creek (Special lo tlic Fernie, Aug. mass meeting Of minors hivld yesterday afternoon in the Grand Tlicaire here was largely itteiided. A resolution strongly condemning the provincial government for con-lability to come back contraling provincial police at Coal j Barclay, and made' Creek, where no indication of disturb- strongly tinctured with brain Hooneville, tnd., Aug. been pressed by continuous for .almost thirty hours Will'iim Lee, late'-'today made; It is, a most commendable nn-la confession in which he'said rtertaldng, however, and it is hoped lle killed his father, Richard Lee, that the magnificent, grove of self-defence, after live father bad may he preserved from destruction by imtmlered his wife and younger-son tho lumbermen and kept'for the bcnc- .Warence. The bodies'of Lee's fit of the city.' and brother were found in burning home early yesterday ,and Lee was 'charged 'with their miir After his statement today Sher- 30 iff Scales, fearing the prisoner would lynched, secretly took him In an It automobile to Evansville.' the i Tax Rale Bylaw 111, striking Ihc rale of alion for the 'present-- year at read the third time. Alderman Wallace staled that would hf, impractical to lower ______ waler and light rales as had been requested'by the hoard o! trade reso DAVC IM lutiotis passed last if InlurCu DUl J IW The council and mayor then had their innings at the criticism husi-i ness and went after the board of j trade. Alderman Melntyre said cans- SERIOUS TROUBLE can- tic things about L. P. Ekste.in, who! Winnipeg, Aug. 20. C. L. Cock- hail been one of the most pronounced bourne, arrested in Chicago yos'e- speakers at the board of trade meet- tlay, is Charley CBckbouvne son of "iS J' Cock-bourne' of Win- rillauranteV mat mai giv nE his and l Of Ihc big fair. costly jewels, a The prize was a niagninccnl Torthy of the big neighbor down injvo'fk diamond imn the wheat belt, and the hand boys 'late yesterday .by naroc home delighted with the treat-j while attempting to dispose of a dia- nienl accorded them. They were met .mond ring valued at for >y the mayor and several Oi the city j An Inventory of the stock at the council and escorted to the city hall headouart-ars showed it to be -here JLiyor Bleasdull welcomed at fu'b' .5200.000. lliem hack, and extended Ihe congra- .vim oram ance, or law-hrrakins has occurred tcr, a subject that the head of the'. "eWS thelr ar' a e eai llc time ,thc board of trade .had indulged rest yesterday on charges of opium ttilafious of the 'own upon their suc- cessful trip, praising them for their contribution to (lie fame of Fcrnic by their excellent rendition oi music. iking their immediate i reply to remarks of Alderman yet no one dared shout wo iirllaln, ____....._ were disloyal to the mothor.lanii un- der the past leadership of Sir Wilfrid The speaker paid a- tolling tribute to the character and worth Of our next JI. P., W. A. Buchanan. The meeting closed by singing God Kave tho King, and with three rous- ing cheers for the candidate. It was ill markfld contrast lo that very cold illsrersion seen at the opposition meeting. Reciprocity sentiment -grows rtpace. JURY ASKS FOREMAN'S ARREST .Montreal, Aug. At the inquest. on the death of Joseph Gandreau, killed by a bar of iron while unloading the Anionla last Monday night, the jury decided today thlit foremsn Desrocner was criminally The, miners seem io be much courascd In the outlook from parts of the district, and statements were morning that district 10, which comprises the state of Washington, has (old the men of dis- FAST STEAM'ER SERVICE f (.riot IS, thai they were prepared lo Yorkshire I keep up Ihc donations, month- ly as loiii; as it was needed lo keep up (lie fight hero for Ihc rights o! the liners. Xo coal came down from Corhin niive -open open- pany nnd serenaded Manager Wilson, jfld lo this end with the Royal line morning but the shipments have who responded in a'cheering little and .Messrs. Bowying Govan. speech, at the close of which he cm-i_________ phasized his eulogislic language BRINGS the donation of ;i handsome cash i OLD COUNTRY MAIL in smuggling has Caused' consternation (--.-v IH -MiuTiman vval- here. Both bovs are widf.lv 1-m.u-i. removal was passed and a copy sent j lace, rfhieh rcdected upon the and doubt is as to lo ,he atlorucy-gcneral at Victoria.'Lmaller of sundry of the members of eomplicity in any attempt to en- r all Leeds, Aug. I'oat announces that the Canadian ivernmont aro supporting the -inent lo secure a fast steamer csrvici Ihe Ihen went to the office oi jrrom Oalway to Trcpasey near Can. the (.row's Nest Pass Coal Com-Kace. Negottatlonn have -bpen open- casli .These expressions of OLD I Liverpool, Aug. -The Allan line thanks and approval were responded i W j. sailed lo by thu hand hoys with fine rendi-JTlie Coldstream Guards which lion of their classical music, and the trip to Lelhbridge closed with every- body frelinir that the affair had re- flected great credit upon the hand and upon the town which is so for- tnnale as lo have such an institution one of iis fixtures. on the ship added to the relief of all concerned by playing selections entering the voyage. LET NAVY CONTRACTS SOON Otiawi, Aug. will probably e a matter of some weeks before the contract is let for coiiBlructlon of U vessels, whlcn will constitute Hie Can- navy. Before Hon. L. p. Urodenr, former minister of navy, retired, he placed i c LI run, ne plfico responsible, by permuting his men' to j tenders received In the hands of loch work underneath the hatches, where jnlcal onlc-ars of the navol branch to Kiiythlna; foiling from the box as reported on. These ollicials -ro was raised ilofl -by the derrick considering the of ,-nr- them. A warrant was issued ions tenders received, and will report lor III? tffftf. ELEVATOR DROPS ONE MAN KILLED run from eight cars to four, during week, and it is probable that yes- the formcr councils. The salary grab, so-called, remains however, and is likely (o become a buruine issue before Ihe electors at the next municipal election. This incident may lead lo the adop- itlle I101' on election 'nay. city la still in doubt. A f-aw has molUB8 nlan the name of ls Iir. Dorimer H. HarrUs. worked, on 2" bushels to the acre. Some :ceeded in goinj? ;awny with a few hundred dollars. There, is suspicion that the man un fion'of-a commis-sioii form of government, a rr-form -which many advocates in [.'crnie as welfa's in other towns. -looal Telephone Rales The telephone rales, mentioned smuggle opium. Cockhourne's father was the master mind Winni- peg's civic hydro electric plant and is one of the most popular and 10- llable members of the city council. the past two years he has headed Jlori-Ts' A 1911 lias come in and the results are very gratifying to those who have predicted a large average yield, thil year. So far cutting operations have beea confined to winter wheat nnd barley. If had been expected a month ago that tlie spring wheat would have been ready lor the harvester bclore Ibis date, hut so far this month the wcalher has been more backward lhan is usual in August. Every week since (lie beginning of the month-Mih has fallen, tile total for tlie month to date having passed the four-inch mark. Naturally with so much rain and dark weather Ihe crops did not advance so rapidly as would have been the case if hot dry weather: had been the rule. Howevet, the cropi are not suffering any from tlie ram, and the only thing to be icarod is thai ripening may he retarded so that Irost might overtake them before they are in the stook. During the week there was one light when the thermometer register- ed 31-5, and it was feared that frosfe might have appeared in some locali- ties. No reports to this eflect liavc conic in .and it is safe-to i'aj that hone of the crops in Southern Albcr- la have yet been affected. Experts state thai both the winter and spring wheat crops are now so far advanced that if would take several degrees ot frost to dp any damage. Friday's raia came at an inoppor- tune lime for the farmers, and al- though not at all heavy will retard cutting operations to some extent' II was, however, not heavy enough to discolor tlie wheat which is in tlie slook, and onlsido of delaying opera- tions at a busy time, had no serious elTcet. In those districts where there i-as an abundance ol rain. through the season, mating the winter wheat somewhat later in ripening than in other districts, cutting has just lie- un, and will, not be general till next week. Spring wheat, cutting will start all over the districl about one week from Monday, if the weather 'rnm now on is favorable. The spring wheat crop this year is probably the lest of any of Hie grain crops, the conditions during tlie whole season uiv-.tn; 'mtr Oats and flax will follow in very after Ihe winter wheat. These rops arc excellent (his year, and it thai flax will yield at y der arrest might be. him. This, how- terday's product has been held back to come down wilh today's output. Says Jlcn Arc Solid President Powell and Vice-Prcsi- dcnt Stllbhs, Of District 18 U; M. W. of A., are in (own today. President Powell reports everything throughout the district and that the men arc lined up solidly in sup- port of (he claims for better wages and better conditions. Ihc board ol trade also held the offset by -a wire received from tention of the council and il was Um HarriB 'hat he was in local business in C the iiimhor of ycais. H is mule! learned that in accordance with agreement culcred into wilh the 'IMs Kootenay Telephone lines, these lor a rales.could not be raised until moreistood tlial funds for th, lhan 225 subscribers were enrolled. men will be shipped The matter is to he re-opened with once. iPicsidrnt Ileattie, of the telephone! fields of (lax arc already nearly ripe hut a-s a nile this crop will nof be in condition to cut for some or three weeks yet. Haying operations this year came concurrently with the winter wheat cutting on account of the wet weath- of July. The quality of the h 1 'J Q