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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 31, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume IV. Letbbridgc. Alts.. Thursday, Number 220 KAMLOOPS SPOKANE BY CO, McKenzie Mann Pro- pose to Invade Wash- ington State Spokane. Wash., Aug. Can- adian Northern railway for the last two years has been laying its plans to enter Washington, and lo make Spokane Its headquarters. Both Sir William .Mackenzie and Sir TO CONGDON Donald CONQUERING KOOTEM FOR KING Rousing Rally at Fernie Addressed by Member for Yukon-Opportunity Given Other Speak- ers-Fisher Flayed Goodeve-Miners Have Kick on Provincial Matters Maeleod, Alta., Aug. meet- ing in the town ball tonight in the interests of the Liberal candidate, Dr. of the reciprocity pact in the way of liuoting prices of grain, cattle, etc., at the different markets of the United States and Canada during the past few Mann, president and vice president, I to ,ioors and quite a contrast respectively, ot Hie company, Hurron's meeting of u week ago iu which hardly any person attended. T. II. Sled man, president of the Lib- cm 1 Association, occupied the chair and the audience almost went wild when he introduced Dr. Warnock as the first speaker. In his speech Dr. Warnock clearly showed his position and pointed out the many advantage: NEARLY KILLED IN DRUNKEN ROW large interests ill Southern British Columbia, where their Investments to- tal millions of dollars. Believing that eloper relations betwen British Co- lumbia and Washington would bo mu- tuallv beneficial Sir Donald .Mann lett Winnipeg this week for the Pacific coast to promote the project. He was accompanied by T. F. Holt, Canadian Northern railway agent in British Co- lumbia. .Mr. Holt, in an interview yesterday, said bib company would enter Kam- looks, B. C. Furthermore, said Jlr. Moll, "we are going to build south to the United States and into Spokane, giving Kamloops direct communica- tion with that city. Asked if the charter [or Ibis line was to be applied for at tbe next ses- sion of the Canadian parliament, he said it was. Built West of Edmonton The Canadian Northern railway now Is under construction from Vancouver to Kamloops, B. C It already has been completed from bake Superior to a point some distance west of Edmonton, Alberta, leaving a section of less than 800 miles for whose construction a, contract has yet to be let. East of with assault, and doing serious bodily Lake Superior the work of connecting I barm as a re-suit of a drunken row the western and eastern sections of I t M a shack on Third avemle the system now is under way, so that vei-y soon, it will possess a through line from Montreal to Vancouver. Operates Many Lines In the prairie provinces of the Can- ndian northwest it already owns and operates many branch lines, but as the construction of its main line through British Columbia has only just begun, naturally it has ao branch- GS there yet. j sight for on the floor oC tue back From Kamloops, a branch could be) room of the shack, lay Selby with his Warnock, in which he and Premier [years. At several Intervals In .his Sifton spoke, was the most onthusias- speech he had to discontinue for a few lie and successful meeting ever held minutes to allow tho apphuise to uio lUacIeod. The hall was crowded down, and in concluding; asked the electors for their support, and from the ovation which was given him on his closing remarks It was evident that, his adherents were solid for reci- procity and that he would he their supporter in the Dominion Parliament after Sept. 21st. Premier Sif ton's reception was equally great and he was in excellent speaking form and his convincing ar- guments turned isay voters to sup- port Dr. Warnock. .He emphasized clearly that a vote Tor Herron was indirectly a vote against the agree- ment although he posed as being. In favor of it. The Premier dealt with tho different large corporations and railways which were dealing with the United States and the tremendous Amount of! Canadian wealth which was invested acrosg the line. These cor- porations were not accused with be- ing disloyal to Canada, but as soon as the Canadian farmers had mentioned their intention oE deal- ing with this country they had imme- diately been accused in this way. This brought down the house and with many other equally important instances he showed that Fielding and Paterson had outwitted the Americans when form- ing this agreement. The meeting lasted for about two hours during which several very weak questions were asked by Conserva- tives in the hall and winch amused the audience in the manner in which they were put. At the cloao of the meeting three icarty cheers were given for "Warnock, Sifton, Laurier and Reciprocity. Jas. Selby in Hospital; Thos. Winnicott in the Cells James Selby lies in the Gait Hos- pital hovering between'life and death and Thos. Winnicott is held in the cells at foe police station charged off Third street. Whether or not Sel- >by will recover is not yet known, but at tbe time of writing his condition is serious, bast night about 9.30 a lady living licit door to the shack heard the sounds of. quarrel issuing from the snack, and entered to, find out the cause. She was greeted by a ghastly constructed to Spokane over three or four excellent routes, all traversing territory badly in need of railroad facilities. Either the line could be built due south through the Okanagan valley to Oroville, through Vernon, in the northern part that valley, by way of either the west or north forks tho Kettle river to Republic lUarcus, or, through Fire valley to Lower Arrow lake and thence tlov.T. the Columbia river. Would Give Short _ine Tha construction of such a road would provide 'a scenic route with comparatively low grades from to Vancouver, B.C., and a short ]inc to Edmonton, Alberta. It would traverse and tap the only territory to tho south of tile Main, line of the Canadian Northern in Bri- mli Columbia capable of yielding a j large tiaffio. Expected to Build at Once As Sir Donald Mann and his Vancpu-! ver agent, air. Holt, conduct all ne- gotiations for charters with the feri- eral and provincial governments of Canada their visit to the west at this lime undoubtedly indicates prompt ap- plication for a British Columbia Char- ter and the early construction of the proposed feeder. Dead split open and lying In a large pool of his own blood. She ran out and uotified Constable Dumpily who immediately notified the police sta- tion. Sergeant and Sergeant brown hastened to the scene and found Selby still lying there in an unconscious condition. in the room were Winnicott, A. R. Coe and Jas. Ardell, all in an advanced stage of intoxication. Coe is an inter- dict who was yesterday fined ten dollars and costs on two counts of being drunk while interdicted. Tbe men seemed to have lost their senses altogether for one of them was calm- ly sitting there with-his chair tilted and his feet on the body of the prostrate man. The three men were.taken to the police station and locked up, and Dr. ulcNally was called to look after the injured man. Pie found his head Dadly split open and 'bleeding pro- fusely, requiring quick medical at- tendance to save hte life. The ambu- lance was called and Selby taken to the hospital where bis wound was (Continued on page LOW WATER AT OTTAWA Ottawa, Aug. water, in the Ottawa Jliver which has been go- ing down at the rate of one inch a day soon rises the greater part of 3'. R. Booth's plant will have to shut down for lack of water power. Other industries at Chaudiere are handi- capped, though as yet none hare had to close down. FIRE FIGHTERS INJURED Chlragn, Aug. against the flames which swept through a Tour storey building in the downtown district today, ten firemen were slightly injured by an explosion of chemicals, and before the fire was extinguished worth of pro- perty was burned. The burning build- ing was two doors from the practi- tioners' hospital and patients (here were quieted with difficulty by the at- tendants. The greatest loss was stif- fened by the -Tenner Medical Company ami a manufacturer of beer pumps, who were the principal occupants of the building. EDUCATIONAL CHANGES Toronto, Out., A. C. WeCrimmon, for several ycnrs has held the chair In political ecouomy nnd education at McMnster University, will tomorrow'be appointed Chancellor of McMaslcr University In succession io Ex-Chancellor McKay who becomes principal of the now Technical School. Prof. McCrimmon was for fen years principal of Woodstock College before wining to iMcMRBter. ROAD TO DUPEN MINE OPEN AGAIN Company Able to Deliver Its Output of Coal to the City The fences the road to the Duiien mine wore torn down this morning and the company is now in a position to deliver to the city tho eighty tons or more of coal it is mining daily. Tills morning the mine manager informed the Herald that the road was clear and the fence erected by the Royal Collieries was gone. Ho said he did not know why this sudden action was taken hut it was enough .'or the company 'to know that the obstruction to their delivery of cofil to the city is gone. TO CHECK SOCIALISM Christiana, Aug. Norweg- ian .Dress is calling on Ihe government to adopt stern measures to prevent ihe spread of Socialism in the army, young Socialist party lias secured in enormous influence over the sold- iers and m utlnoua scenes are con- stnntly occurring on the duel grounds. Two serious affairs of Mils kind hap- pened at Slenkja'cr find Oarrlemoon, SOCIALIST MACLEOD RIDING IN MACLEOD CROWD CHEERS WARNOCKAND THE PACT Big Meeting Hears Premier Sifton and Popular Brandon, Aug. Fulch- er, president' of the Trades and Labor Council of Unvndon and a prominent Socialist, leaves on Friday for Mac- leod, Alta., whore he lias contained io run aa a Socialist candidate, mak- ing ti three-cornered fight with Dr. Warnock (Liberal) and John Herron Fuluher ran in North Winnipeg at the last provincial tlou. clec- EXTENSIVE CATHOLIC COLONY Winnipeg, Aug. J. C. Mann- ing, of the Canadian Pacific land of- rice In Chicago, is in Winnipeg In the Interests of an extensive colonization formulated by the Roman Ca- tholic clergy In'teii of the best farm- Candidate-A Vote for Herron is Against Adoption of Reciprocity--Opposition Questions Cause Amusement (Special io Hie I who were given perfect freedom Migiisl first meet- aml lo lime, the special train bearing f, JTIlornas Slianghncssj-, General SHAUGHNESSY HAS NO SHOP NEWS Announcement Later; No Chance of Weyhurn Line This Year Precisely at 11. -10, on ing held in Fernie, since tbe opening of the campaign for ratification of the trade pact between Canada and Barclay; president uf the Fernie Ub- scheduled Sit Han- tho .Canadian Pacific Railway. Co. drew into the station from the east, and by Mr. G. Bury, and other officials oi eral association, anil the platform tile United States, under the auspices, was occupied by several oi the lead- stepped from their private cars, of the Liberal campaign committee, lnE Liberals of the city. Mr. R. i KUIarncy and the Qu'Appello. last night In the Grand theatre, while. "ai1 .a.f'1 'They were greeted at the station by. b at the f.loodcvc niecting, the privilege !Mavor Adams and the city aldcrmea lacking the stimuais of the standard I, askillg aml thcm to the city on King, and a long notice, handed a good-sized stone covered' drew a surprisingly large audience to the ball, which was well filled, with people of all shades of political creed, from the most Conservative lo the most radical of radicals, and all were well entertained, going home with the compelling respect, horn of ing states below" the International thc perfect fairness and straightfor- houndary. Tbe scheme, according to .Mr. Manning, is that the clergy are interesting their .wealthy parishioners in -the. .purchase of Western Canada farm lands, About six thousand par- ishes included and it is expected that at least one wealthy Roman catholic in each' community will pur- chase one section of acres, making two farms of: it Even this Compara- tively sraaii purchase by only one member in each parish would involve acres., This land would later be sold to poorer members of tbe church from all parts of the world at cost, nnd it is estimated thai, should it materialize, the project would re- sult in at .least five million immi- grants to the country. It is helped by the fact that'll- has the sanction and tavor of the heads of the- church, pro- minent Roman Catholic clergymen be- ing at the. head of the project. ward dealing with a single issue, by Mr. Congdon, K.C., of Yukon, who was the star speaker of the evening. There were a large number of the minors presen.t..and.._ these men all went home freely admitting that the treatment they received at the .hands of the Liberal executive and the speakers of the evening, was gentle- manly and fair to a degree, contrast- ing most favorably with the brusque- ness and discourtesy dealt out to there, at the Coodcve meeting, where, after having been promised an oppoi- 01" that meeting, they were cut off tunity to ask questions at tbe close with very sri-al! quantity of (Continued on po0e 7) slalc BOROEN SPEAKS IN OLD QUEBEC Meetings at Bedford and Granby; Says He Has Hopes Bedford. Quebec, Aug. con- tinuation of his political tour of the Maritime provinces, R. L. Border) yes- terday, visited here where he deliver-. ed a speech before the citizens and received an address of welcome from the mayor. Dr. Pickel, the Conservative candi- date, was also with Mr. Borden, and dismissed without. I lle ramc in tor a measure of pplausc. .Roth opposed the recipro- city pad as tending to wards the tak-i !ng away from Britishers of their birthright, the former speaker alleg- thnt the Liberal party was In and the meeting any regard for the fair, promises made j only at the opening of the speaking. This difference was duly noticed by all 'the and Socialises Sir John A. Macdonald Supported Reciprocity To Very Last jy of Music, Tuesday, Feb. w. RLBroci Esq., has kindly consented to take the chair. SPEAKERS JOHN A. MACDONALDJG.C.B., P.C., ETC. Prime Minister of Can; G.C.M.G., C.B., ETC. G. R. R. COCKBURN ,E. COATSWORTH .1EUT.-COL F. C. DEN1SON, C.M.G. had hole and that the reciprocity pro- posal was u-doot-ed by Taft to steal a march on the Democrats. In the course of a short speech Mr. Borden stated his recent had shown him that Ontario and the west intended to maintain tli-2 British1 connection and he knew that" Quebec would do likewise. He referred to the reciprocity pact as the greatest menace that bad ever dawned on our horizon, but. ho was confident that the dark cloud together.with the evil genii of the Liberal party would -be dlspelle-d on September 21. Speech at Granby UrnnDy, Quebec, Aug. Bor- den and his political lieutenants spok-2 in the town hall for two hours and a half yesterday in opposition to the reciprocity pact of the Liberal party. The meeting was by no means in ac- cord with th-e speaker and several hehall of Lethhridge citizens. Pres: Gep. M. Hatch, of the Board of Trade, was also present to arrange an interview with tho officials, as. was also. John Taylor, chairman ot the railway committee of the Board oi Trade. P. L. Naismith, general m-anager of thy A. R. I. Co., was also present to welcome Sir Thomas. After the first greetings the presi- dent of the company was presenter! with invitations to visit the Chinook Club as a guest of the city, to be accompanied by the remainder ot the party. .Automobiles were then called into use, and Sir Thomas made a tour oi inspection of the city with Mr. .Naismith, returning to the .Chi- nook Club- about 12.30. About the Wcyburn Line While lie was in the city the Her- ald representative called on Sir Thomas Shanghncssy, and during the interview asked him. about the es for jjn early start on the construc- tion of the Lethbridge-Weyburn Hnp from the Lethhridge end. said the president of the road, "T don't think' there is any chance of this work being started be- fore-next spring, but there is an appropriation before ms Tor this line, and it is sure to go ahead. From: what I can learn they need the toad badly, ami we would be only too gladK to give it to them if we hadn't so much other new construction on hand. At the present time we have 700 miles of new branches under construc- tion, and I would like to see part of that finished before we start on aay. new work." Good Crops -Many optimistic expressions were heard from members of the party re- garding the Western crops, and Sir Thomas stated thai he was.greatly delighted with tlie outlook in South- ern Alberta. "The cwps in this part of the West are as good m we times during the course of the scen anywhere, and indicate Ing it was seen that a good part the audience were opposed to the poakera. Air. Borden devoted the j best pan of his'time to the recipro- city issue and repeated the arguments made in previous -speeches. Tomor- row Mr. Borden will address meet- ings nt Richmond and Sherbrooke. The Two Policies To of On s stump, at meeting, Bid Dickey exclaimed, "Blue 'Kuin 1 Ruin 1 Blue I And I to him. "Dickey. Von explained Vour 'Ruin Rum Blue Rum It you ire ruined, I cried, "Dr she Pirtv- forimwi Ilava reached such low lide But hi shook hi> bald held As be wdly "Ii'i 'Dl-je Ruin J Blue Rum Blue Ruin His blew "bout Uruestrictft) by OJ "RuinJ-JJlye Rain I Blue Kuin Polley- Extcnsion oflwie with ihe Mother Country. Canadian tiriff independence of ill Can Any Honest Conservative Deny This Evidence? The above is a reproduction of part of a four-page program, which .was ised by tbe Conservative organization jf Toronto, which had charge of the 'amous Academy of Music mass nieet- ng, held Feb. 17th, 1S01. during the campaign, of that year when Sir John A. MaccJcnald delivered one of his famous addresses. The repro- Iticlton above speaks for itself. Mr. A'. R. LJrock was hi the chair and the jpeiikcrs Included, outside tiie Prime Minister of tho day, sir Charles Tup- per, and local Conservatives. Below is givon In concise terms (lie Conserva- tive policy and it was deemed suf- ficiently important nt that tinin lo present as one of the four planks of (lie party's policy "An Honorable He- soldiers storming the cells and liberat- jcipronily." AH Sir John A. Jlacdonald Ing comrades whom they considered on .Mine 6th. JSfll, It may bo unjustly imprisoned, Jtnithfully said, therefore that. ho stood for an honorable reciprocity toihas explained, we have been consist- the end of his life. It-Is gnld that con-jent with regard to all questions rclat- ditions have changed, but, to this Lib- ing tb the fiscal policy and the erals reply that the only way they have changed is thai Is stronger, and better able to take care of herself w than then. If there is any dan- now in reciprocity there was many limes the danger twenty years ago, when, an is graphically shown by the above program, the Conservative opment of trade and the industries ot Canada. Ws have never varied. Our policy is quite consistent with the de- sire to extend our trade to all nations of the earth, Including our neighbors across the border. C.P.R. WILL CUT FREIGHT RATES Commission C o m p elled the American Rates to Come Down Olympia, Aug. a result of an order of the Washington public service commission freight rates in Hritish Columbia are to he reduc-sd, according fo word received by the commission from railroad authorities at Vancouver, B. C. Tho state commission, after an in- vestigation, is framing an order re- quiring the Groat Northern to apply main line rates instead' of local rates on the Spoknne Falls mill Northern liranr.h. The cut rates will be about i -5 per cent. The cut. would have al-' lowed Seattle Tacom.i jobbers to ship Into Columbia points nn-v reached by the Spokane road and its :'J'ril1 "llf No Car Shortage "Is there going to he a car rfiorfc- age. this the president was "We have offered to the United nt loss rates than tho States to negotiate two sensible j fannillan lines charge from VHIICOU-, policy iijiprovvd by Sir John' A. Mac-j nations, of i getting mutual j ver. H ly now announced that the rtomild and Sir Charles Tupper, the And what does Mr, Blalne say? U.'anadlaii roads will meet the cut to leaders of the party in Toronto, and j He Bays: 'I think we ought to ha'-e aja'l competitive points. presumably throughout the dominion, Included "an honorable reciprocity." In his speech on the occasion of this meeting. Sir John A. Mardonnkl mad? plain hie advocacy of reciprocity wti.h United States when he said In part: "It har .'jeen in the opposition press that we have been rather clung- Ing our views. As Sir Chirlet Tupper basis to negotiate.' .And Mr. Bla.de went further, ao inxious was he to tricet our views. He said that after the 4th of March he would agree to meet the British minister and a dele- gation from Canada to consider the question! and that is the position in which the matter stands EVERY CONSERVATIVE SHOULD VOTE FOR RECIPROCITY. A WOMAN KILLED .let., Quebec; sD-Mra. I'ctpr La liosa, a widow, was hnlant- ly kllJeH yesterday when she sprang Ijeforo 911 on-rusblng train in of- tfj nave her children who had pfcyinp; on the track. The chil- dren escaped Injury, asked. naturally T would hope there would be a shortage to some extent at least. Hut I don't think there will he any difficulty experienced this year in moving the harvest. We have been preparing for that enfergency, and arc in a position to handle the grain as it comes. By tho end of October we will have spent in the of in rolling stock since June 1910, ao that WB have now enough cars, to handle an enormous The Carshops "Hmv about the location of carshops "Mow'that is a question you shouldn't ask. We arc not making' any staU'incnt regarding the shops whatever. .It is likely, however, that the .innounccn'icnt will tie made on our return to Winnipeg." Oac r.f Ihj r.r.vspaper men made bold to ask him about reciprocity, but could only get an evasive an- swer to his question. "I have a tele- grain in my pocket now from Mont- real asking me the same question, but 1 don't care enough about it tp opinion. If T did ifc tuighi noi- he satisfactory. I'm trying io keep out of pqlilics in that mat- ter." With this the great man turned and with the members of his party, stfirf- cil out in automobiles to inspect the city, lie believes will soon he one of the cilk's in Canada. WALDRON TO OPPOSE OSLER Toronto, a Toronto !iy West Toronto Ulyuals tu upposa II. Osier, ;