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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 30, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. Lclhbridgc, Alberto. Friday, 30, M12 Number 232 TO ERECT PERMANENT CONVENTION HALL FOR LETHBRIDGE C. J. ECKSTORM TO PUT UP BUILDING Will be Capacious and cL for Future big Gather- ings Here After selecting silo after site foi the huge auditorium fao he nuilL for conTonllou hall for tho Congress, am after turning flown "every 'proposlUoi BO far made, cAvlng'to the great cos Involved, C. J. Eekslorm came to the rescue of the Doard of Control today with Lha announcement that he woult, tutld im awlilormm.'' capable seat people, on c'h-e uortliciisL con: er the .Athletic where it will he easily accessible' from .the streel cars, and that the building would be ready for occupation, on October 10. ilr. Bckstorm miulc thin offer al noon today, wheu.tJae, Bourd ot Cou- trol met Jn. full nitrnbcrg to discuss the pTOpOBltion. tl-e stated that he was Willing1 to accVript the plans pre- pared by tue architctctfl for the Board of Control, and TV-CJS ready to start lite contractors at work on iho bulhl- ing without delay. The building a frame struc- ture, with 16-ft, vfliUo, a slihigled roof, instead of tbo 12-ft, wall and pa tent flnt .proposed. It will coat approximately and In re- turn for the use of tho building from October 10 to Octo.ber 31, Uie Board of Control ban agreed to pay -JO per cent, oc the cost up to. In mafcing offer, the figured save as the Initial cost of the building wria what cauaeil them to drop all other plans BO far brbach- i Mr. Echffto'rm :ls well satisfied, and tho Board IB alko satisfied. The building, tlile-CongreHB IB fiiilah- ied vill.tie uned au.a public auditorium, Mmethinff. has .aL jivayB Btopfl in great nwd bf. To' dBfray'part of the 'expense of: ,'conBtrnctlon, the Board of" Control hai decided to libld one or two large concerti Just'CT'tor to "Lha opening of the Congress. A choral concert. In which the combined choirs of Card- eton, Mnerath., laaymaiid. and Leth- bridge will take part IB ono of the pro- posed entertalnirnents, but no details have been. worJcdd out yet. INFANTILE PARALY3I5 IN .TORONTO Toronto, a case of Infantile paralysis. The pa- ticnl' IB R little boy, and a, recent trip to St. Catharines JB 'blamed for his con. (lition now. Tbe disease has become prevalent In the Niagara peninsula, as A result of the outbreak In 'Buffalo. DID THEY '.DOUBT IT London, Aug. tho re- turn of the Lord Mayor of Hria- tol, ho delivered the following message from. 31.R.H, Iho Duke o[ Connaught: "When you return, tell .the citizens ol! Bristol how loyal the Canadians BIG CROWDS GREETED WILSON Democratic Nominee was Given Surprising Wel- come in Pennsylvania f TAFT TALKSREseuMoM HEARST STATES PENROSE ABOUT THE VETOES Defends His Action as a Safeguard to the State Columbus, Ohio, Aug. Ta.fl publicly explained, yesterday bis exercise the veto power. In his speech to a great crowd of farmers on the State Fair grounds here, ciivrcd that a president who.did'not use the veto power 'when be .thought It Blioiilrt lie, provod himself a coward. President TafL was not lold of -the arrest of woman, Mrs. Beers, who was taken at a hotel, where she was waiting to punish the President. "Some of my frlen-dB said the President, "that if a king had used the veto power as I have, his head would drop In ilie basket. 13ut I am riot a king and this is very different. Tlie President has the power, and It is his duty If lie decs not approve j tion to veto it. llo must usu the veto ABORNING SHACK Spectacular. Blaze a n c Thrilling-Rescues at Saskatoon Saskatoon. Aug. clad eigli persons >vere at Jhalf-past one ihls morning rescued with difficulty from the burning. Alberta chop house, or Twentieth street, near First avenue. The blaze spectacular one jyas discovered, n.in., and ut one. time threatened rto sweep Uie en tire block- to the east- of it, the Hale .Harris real estajfe and the Maple -Leaf cafe, and menaced the Windsor. to the west. A rooming honae-.tfis well ag a res- taurant, the second floor of-the-build- Ing, a ramshackle 'Inime uffalr, decupled by eight persons at the time the blaze was discovered. These, four women, three' men and a little girl..were rescued by Alonzo Hoffman, boarder at the Queen's Hotel, across (he street -who stood on the awning when his conscience tells him, whcth- bars of the chop house and swung the Kastu.ii, ]'ii., Aug.. ood TOM- Wilson invaded ycsterday intending only iu an address at the slate grangers' pic- d-rous in the basket not. 1C presidents are moat of them win exercise Hie veto when they ih'inli they ought. "Ixiok over the vetoes of other pre- iiic at Grove, south risburg. Thr.-Governor was siiiTimuU cd big his train stopped that ho found when'he crossed from Pennsylvania New Jersey nL tiastpn list hi- had.made Vs'l j shaken, liaiuls..with thnUSar. 15 uf riPu- pl'c and had talked collective- to a multitude of people in a ilti-jlc It was the opening of the campaign outside of New Jersey and Ihc day's events were plainly a siicp-risL1 in ilie Governor. He looted tor' sidents, and ahow me the Jjad ones, anil I will, show ynn more that'are good. Our .forefathers thought that it j was 'well to have one man who. would Hiir- i represent all the people, and who would bo able to tell the people when he saw legislation ihnt was not good.- The veto is an excellent thing. friends, who criticize me forget that f was elected Just as -they were and hy. n g'no'rt many more people than they WCTC." The President spoke to Uie larmera of legislation which Congress enacted Tor their promised that other legislation would He ferrcfl to the system of agricultural-' banks In (lermany which extend cred- it to the farmers at low Interest rfito'a, USED DYNAMITE IN VENGEANCE ATTEMPT TO BLOW UP-.HOUSE IN WHICH THIRTEEN WERE SLEEPING Vancouver, B.C., Aug. lifter one o'clock ithle morning, _-the TV a .of John Dragin's at. Ilently avenue, was badly damaged anxTMs Ititcli-isu. wrecked by a tcr- vific 'explosion, wliich awakened the neighborhood. Dynamite, Jr. tbs of. tho po- Jire P'nfl the oauec of the explosion, and Dragtn believes tlm.t. it is- a mur- .on his life by ;i inan a few days ago threatened to kill lilm. In the hoiih'e were thirteen -persons, Including Draghi, his wife, and five children. It woe a mirucid that II not Killed, as aevocal occu- were sleeping, directly over the where vas placed. the demonstrations and was unprepared, liut irom early morning-until night ill, the crowds gathered at the.rail- road stations -and cheered enthusias- tically. The Governor'in all rortc 215 Pennsylvania and -when m'sbt came he was tired and hoarsn. At ,ancasterr tlarrisburg, Grove, Reading, Allcntovn and- Eas- ton, great "crowds jammeil the rail- road yards and the Governor comput- ed in his talks with the noise of lo- comotives and trains. Time Honored Trick "The railways always interfere -vith smiled the Governor as an .engine thundered ..by while IIB was talking at Reading. .At hand shaking as well ns tiact J platform stumping, the Governor hail a strenuous time. A brawny' blacksmith 'wrung the Governor's hand so hard at Williams' Grove, for a moment the TiqminciMlrop- ped his right hnnrt limply Lo his. side nTidicitendei.his left hand. The Gov- said tonight his hand still ed him .froirr the experience. Several .thousand people wedged themselves in the. big auditorium at Williams1 Grove to hear the Gover- nor, but a greater number was unable to gain entrance and tlie Gov- ernor made a second speech outdoors. Tho Governor digressed materially Ing It. A rush .of, acrid smoke'surged and beyond it.-Young could see a wall of Slninmlug'tfie door, Uie man rushed to. Uie: window, and J .aash, yelled "heard by' Constable Aldersan, w uUi was 'patrolling Ills beat, and "an alarm was rung1 In-from the box at the corn- of Secoud: avenue and Twentieth street. AB-'ebcn us he. had; pulled oncKavcnue' Conawible AJtlerson to Uie "burnine building; and his Bys-jjielucd Hoffman" in his work ot rescu- j tern, -wil-li the purpose of intro-JuCingI.ing the Inmates ot the second-tloor, I in this country if found feasible a slm-j made their escape through the j ilar one. He traced the history off-street windows, after having -been Ohio briefly, and-In passing a-'wakeiied by Young's cries, respects to the present, day reformer. 0 j aud .said that the United State a i crnment'Is now invesiigating ih: occupants oC the building to. the wait- ing crowd The first intimation of the Maze, that originated hi the Kitchen ot the restaurant, 'ivae when J. A. Saskatoon man, and 'one of the room- ers. was awakened nt 1.25, choking with smoke. Leaping his bed groped his way to tlie door 'of tlie bedroom that he was occupy ing i his -wife, open- "One trouble with the present day said the President, "Is that AN ATTEMPTED Eyebrow, Snsk., Aug. O. he wants his re terms put. into effetit j F-TP.alon, a. well known man in tomorrow morning'for 'Re-1 district, aLtemnLetl io take fnrjna do not come that way. M-arej'by stabblTiB himself In the heart with change is not necesarily progress." a Jacltnlfe, TO BE A DELIBERATE UAR KAISER IN GOOD, SPIRITS Casael .Hesse, Nassau. Ger- many, Aug. Emperor and. Empre'BB left WUhelm- shone Castle today for Berlin. Both their Majesties appeared to' be in excelleut spirits. They were accompanied uy their daughter Princess Vic- torla Louise. t TEDDY PUT IN VERY BUSY DAY Did 150 Miles by Auto Reciprocity Also Takes a Fling at Roosevelt who has: Appropriated-Hearst Policies-Straight Charges in Standard Oil Graft New York, Aug. n rablc from London to Ills.newspaper, .the York American, Win. Kanclolph Hearst, soys "The people of llic United-Slates should ask their representatives in the Uniled States Senate a few- di- rect ami, pertinent questions. "Why ivas no attempt made by: the United States Senate to probe actual and csinbiishea'Standard Oil bribery and corruption1? "Why was not Mr. Archbold prop- erly cross-examined on bis.testimony and why was not the evidence incul- pating government officials and in- criminating botb political parties fearlessly brongbt out, "Why was not Mr. Archbold' asked to produce documents to establish the truth oC his testimony where the Senate knows perfectly well' tbat. documenls ore not lacking to estab- lish whatever is true in this Stand- ard Oil conspiracy 'Why was Mr. ArcTiuoltl allowed to Aug. 150 miles former'President Roosevelt raced ov-J only immaterial, inconsequential and er the rpaii in ,an automobile ycstcr- [largely untruthful testimony, and when he should have been held not only us the main witness bui1 as .ilie chief corruptionist "Why were oot Sciiator.peiir.gije and other culpable United Slates pass the defeat of Ihe principles .lor which I stood. "Mr. Roosevelt liws since denounced Mr.. Koot as a corruptionist, which he is, and was Lhcn. Mr. Roosevelt-- Jias since pronounced my progrem right, which it is, and then, nut Mr. Roosevelt did not feel that Mr. Root W.-IB a corruplionist until Mr. Root had opposed him, and Mr. Roosevelt did not realize that .the Progressive program was right until lie saw -where he could benefit by ise i popular sentiment .which has been aroused in its support. "When I and my publications were sustaining the assaults of 'privileged interests for interfering with their control of the people's government, we had to sustain also the assaults.. of Mr. Root and Mr. Roosevelt. When. I and my publications were ed as yellow by a chorus ol corrupt politicians and criminal that chorus was swelled hy the mel- Itnv voices of Me. Root and leave the country when .he liad'given Roosevelt attuned to harmonious ac- ilay proclaiming the doctrines of the Progressive party. He made eight speeches and his .day's lasted from nine o'clock in the morning un- L-il nearly midnight. lie atriv- f cd in Burlington, lie spent i Senators investigated .as to; Uial- this so-called -StiiTmiii PREMIER BORDEN HAS SET SAIL TOR HOME Number of Representative Canadians at Station to See Him Off London, Aug. The- nionicntoiis vifs-it the Canadian ministers caiiic to n conclusion today when the niicr' Mrs. Hnnlcn and II r. nnd Mrs. PcllcUcr took Uicic ilcpailuic from Kuslon by special train to sail .am leaving London v.Tit-li a heart lull of gratitude Lo llicr people' o( your country am] especially to England's woimnfolk ..jml because of that I have the -kindliest, Feeling towards them, 'nlllwngh I ilo not approve of..Ureir .methods." When .the'train strained .out Mr. .Uortinn leaned out of the window and liowcd. in response to cheers of llic cro-ivils.- T the Virginian Ot.'icr passciipprs on [.include llacUonald, Sit i .Charles C'liaihviok Mealy, K.C.; Judge this evening from Uvcnicol on board w. F. McLean, M. Allan liner LYING STORIES ARE TOLD 1 Writing to the Board of Trade from Mount Carroll, 111., U. -3, A'., J. Y. Lambert, an ex-Canadian, of the lories of. Wcitern Canada which have been put In circulation there. Mr. Lambert, who nriyt that he no ipeelal Intereet In the West, that men who, have returned from the Lethbridge district, reported there had .nt.crop In the from his prepared speech '.mt develop-) and representative party bade them a ert much the same lino of thought, I beany fArcweli, tliosc oi> the plat- Criticizins Mr. .ROoscvelt's tariff j form including Lord Sl-rathcona, 1.. (.Jriffith, air ilafniiin Just, rcpre- the Colonial Office, Col. Sam Huidies, Col. Major llnlcrl- son unil otiiuv nicnihers ot I lie mill- tan contingent who liavp just ar-" rived besides many members of the' Canadian colony in London. i Before their departure the platforni was clearert in order that premier Bordcn and Lord Strathcona might be photographed. Premier ,IJonlcu in his final mcssrgc the highest of the efforts of those who had contri- vievs and President 'TalVs veto of the farmers' Tree list hill, he reti indirectly to political- conditions 'as outlined hy Repre- sentative A. Mitchell Palmer, wllo vnlroilulTd.-the OoTcrnor and spoke of the I'cnrose revelations. country for years, that the people were poverty atrlcktn, and and that the city authorities rtqulre a man to pay 925 before they will al- low him to get m job In the city, whether he gets the Job or not. The writer wanted some reliable Informa- tion on these matte re, 10 that he could deny the reports which were hurting Canada's Interests'in'his I Unionist fncmlicr for Colchester; Norman 11. Uass, K.f.'. B. Mcrcililli, 1C. (J.. London, and J. F- Ord'c, K.C., Ot- tawa. buted to make the visit of the Cana- dian minister such a happy one. The lies Lion, of conditions nMinval At- fence nnd Canada's sharp in it would he considered almost inimciliuicly on his return. Tin; most riVliglilfu! c-Vpcnencr, 1 ever Mrs. llontan's dc- sciiption of Jwr m '-'I LIKELY REJECTED NEW CONTRACT CHICAGO STREET RAILWAY MEN .COMPLETED VOTE ON AGREEMENT the'nigtif'he was covered with a of dust buD-said he w'as'in fine trim and had had a "bijlly1' Hayl In Ms speeches Col. Hodseyelt atr ;acked Senator P.enrosc of Pennsyl- vania and Acciibold, prcsi-' lent'of the Standard'Oil _co'mpans'. He dehouucqrl them as rcprnfjontaiivcs of the crooked business and. crooked and saltl they'had- condemned themselves iy their testimony before the Senate Committee which has been Investi- gating' campaign contributions. The also assailed both the lepublicari "and Democratic parties and urged, the voters 'of this staunch Republican statc_nbfc to be reluctant o leave tlic llepunlican party, which ic said no longer .represented them. All In Canada's Favor demand- ed iihmediate-repeal-of Canadian reciprocity law enacted, by Congress, saying that while, it. was on.the sta- tute hooks, the'Ca'na'dian parliament might adopt the measure and put into effect. He attacked the Demo- cratic party for its stand on the tar- itl, say-ing that if its plank were put Into effect it would- "cause .utter ruin both to our. agricultural and indus- trial communities anil- hnve almost no effect on helping the consumer." He also gave praise to his running male, Governor Hiram John- son. l Buriiig Uie first of his three 'lays' campaigning in Vermont, Col. Uoosc- vclt encountered" friendly o( good size. In one of Itis speeches Col. Roose- velt explained how it was Ihat. he came to espouse tlic political p'rinci pies which arc advocated by the Pro- gressive party, When he wcnl into public life, lie said, lie had no idea of the way in which "big business" was conducted. "1 was puzzled years he said, "by the opposition which I encount- ered from certain big business men whom I thought 'were, rcspeclable. Some of them, I am sorry to say, went, to church and played being re- spectable. M Wfls shor-knl nntl horn- lied when 1 learned what they were doing." Oil investigation by-the "Why was Senator asked to produce some defense when the accusations: agairfst him were based upon docuniimtary (jvfdcnce .and "Why were the empty assertions of Senator Pentode, confessed- cou-uy- lionist, accpplcd without fjupstion and no opportunity given tlie victims of .Senator Penrose's attack to reply to his assertions Doesn't Like Tcilny "T am not a partisan of Mr. Roose- velt. As a matter of have neither confidence in nor admiration for Mr. Roosevelt. "When 1 was battling in 1906 for exactly tlic same .pnncinles -which Mr. Roosevelt has aL last appropri- ated in liis party program, "Mr. Roosevelt, Mr. Root, Tweed's agent and his, went into the Ncvv York stats fight to attack me and to.com- corrt. "But now that the principles we advocated and tlie -reforms that; we urged have become generally, appiov- ei-afiri accepted by .Wr.' Roosevelt, he pos- 'es ph'acfsaically as their champion. I am not, therefore, unduly prejudic- eil in favor I but 'truth in this'Standard Oil is-not a-qiiesbion of-favor; iqucstiqn of-.Tnct. riot engaged in defending Mir.l Kodaeveli; "personally, anil 1 shall lat- cr print letters which.will not Parr ticiilarly please am engaged .in giving tlie American_ popple.'the exact facts in regard tlie -political corruption with which', they are oppressed. (Continued oil page CHAMP CLARK ON THE STUMP PREDICTS DEMOCRATIC VICTORY AND SUPPORTS TARIFF FOB REVENUE ONLY Chicago, UK, Aug. of new three-year contract, grunting ,1 'cent an hour Increase In pay was generally regarded the prolmhlft .outcome of the balloting, 'which I.eu thousand Chicago street cur Mu- .Ishcd thla morning. 'Tim count of (.lie vole WHS not expected lo he announ- ed ,imlll tomorrow. In cnse the con- ,tract ig_ rejected, the IBSUCB In dispute wlU W orbliruLct) LOST Rutherford, N.J., Aug. Em- lllo IJisbnro, and six- ol her seven children, ranging from 5 months lo 12 years of met (lualh enrly today In a Hrc which destroyed tlieir home, Ueharo, the htisband nnd 1'a.lhvr. and tho fiovejit.h child, a boy of U, es- caped by Jumping from n second story '.window, Rocklaml, M e., Aug. Champ Clark, of the House of -Repre- sentatives, delivered here..last, night, UK- first of three speeches he will make in the fJemociiitlc slatu c'am- imlgn. -r Clarlc conHiieft his remarks to the tariff. "Maine "hell-bent tor-Governor: nuolcd llr. Clark In forecast- ing a Ucmocnillc swctfp'in both hous- es of Congress, and In the White j Houso.. Alter paying a tribute to Wil- son and National'nom- inees, the Speaker argued for a tariff for revenue only. FROST AT A FEW POINTS PROSPECTS POINT TO HIGHER ER NOT TOO FAVORABLE Winnipeg, Man., Aug. 30. TAtter .1 heavy-rains of last night tho sky is nlear and bright, onering for the time in ten'days prospects, of more settled n-ealhcr. Temperatures were generally' high last night_iiv IVlanitoba, but the possibilities today say fair ami cooler. Further west the mercury dipped lower, being at or not far off freezing point in.main districts oi central anil, northern Sas- kiitcliRwan. one or two Albeila Q couple of degrees oi frost were recorded, but rather higher tem- jtcriitures arc promised for-both the iiioct prairie provinces and witli the wheat kernel everywhere so nearly ripened very, severe frosts would he necessary to even consider- ably affect the grades. There lias jeen nothing of Uiis tmrt so tar tlic coun- try has been unusually fret! fronr oar- Iy frosl.s. Tlie weather map of West- ern Canada is not encouraging to un rly resumption of harvesting oper- ations, rain having (alien again in many dislricts, bui, it is generally clear today and on high lands binders can to work. LIGHT FROST LAST NIGHT Calgary, Aug. froiti were experienced at many Alberta n'ght, and from two to three It reported from Red Deer, Alrdrle. Brookt, Stmlhmori, Clilor, Dldibury and High River. So far at can be learned no damage to grain h'ai been done, except In a few Isolated caies, where late oati are affected, .Garden truck and floweri, .of .courie, the even In The weather is clearing now, and proipacts leem good for ol' better harvest wtalher. The mercury did not rtach freezing point at bctng two above. i At Carman gay there WM a very light frofit il'-ortly before midnight, but it did no damage. The wind Ing up al, 12 o'clock, uvad tloru ;