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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 8, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta ._ ,i'Ls Herald Volume III. Lefhbridge, Alta., Thursday, December Number THOUSANDS OF AMERICAN FARMERS SAW THE LETHBRIDGE EXHIBIT AT CHICAGO Anonymous Charges in House Don't Hold SECRETARY BALLINGER EXONERATED Public School Wanted Across the River LETHBRIDGE INSURANCE PASSED THE COMMITTEE No Provincial Machinery to Protect the PubEc in Matter of Life Insurance Companies-- Win Grant no Charters-Electric Lines Projected Edmonton, Dec 8 Qu principle there is no provincial machinery as there is Dominion machinery to pro- tect the interests of the public m the matter of life insurance companies with provincial charters, and that no provincial charter should be grant- ed life insurance companies until such time as there -was provincial machin- ery- -J R. Boyle's bill for incorpor- ation of the Northwestern Life Insur- ance Company therefore killed on motion foi a second reading yesterday afternoon. Piemier Suton, R B Bennett and Malcolm McKenzie voiced their oppo- sition to the bill on the above prin- ciple Premier Siiton said he hoped there at some future date he a provincial insurance department, but he considered the. time not yet ripe and that it was unwise to grant char ters to We insurance companies until suth a department has been created Hon Duncan Marshall vcsterdaj -moved the first reading of a bill, re- specting agricultural societies minister's bills respecting the Noxious Weeds and Creameries Act, were read a second' time. Bills respecting the Baptist Union and the Pharmaceutical Association were read the first time. W F Putter moved his hills to grant of "time to the La- comhe BullocksvaUe and Alix Rail- way and the Lacombe and Blindman's Valley Railway, two electrical lines, are projected east and west of La- conrbe respectively; These charters granted two sessions ago and -will give electrical lines to a large and well settled district east and west of Lacornbe The act respecting- witnesses and J Enu, Bow and Bromley, and evidence and the acts respecting the mouth of Tower Hamlets, -which CHILDREN IN ELECTION FIGHT Starving Women Help to Elect London Socialist Majority Report of Com- 4, mission Submitted to Congress Washington, Dec Secretary of_the Interior Ballinger upon all charges against him and Condemning his accusers as hav- ing been inspired oy a deep feeling of animosity built npon a. supposed dif- ference of. policy, .respecting the con- servation the majority of Congress Committee, has been investi- gating the so-called Balmger-Pincbot case today, submitted its report to Congress, after stating that the evi- dence, related in the main to the gll charges coining from two sourees, L- Great North Insurance aegistered clean sweep of seven Glavis and Gifford Pmchot. The headquarters at Lethbridge and the scats for the government The most majority announcement has the follow Western Canada Fire Insurance Com- interesting fight was, Bow and Brom- ing conclusion: evidence has where the Labor Socialist: Lans- wholly failed to make out the case, PATHETIC SCENES Liberals Disappointed at Results Outside of London -j London, Dec 8 I spent several j hours yesterday in WhitechapeL, Mile VINDICATED BALLINGER WHOLLY CHICAGO LAND SHOW NOT UP TO JUCH But 'the' Fat, Stock and Horse Shows Were Better CROWDS ATEXHIBITS Thousands of Farmers Visited the Lethbridge Exhibit J W. McNicol, secretary ot Board of Trade, came in on the flyer this moimng fiora Chicago, where he has been at the Fat .Stock exhibition with the Lethbridge exhibit- To Herald reporter he expressed ___ _ _ himself as well satisfied with the ex- pany were passed through the rnm-jlpy, where the Labor Socialist: Lans- _ failed to make out the hibttion. He said, as his letters in mittee of the whole. _ 'bury -non the seat frora Amery. One" neither has any "been proved nor! the Herald have already stated, that In regard to the latter "bill, it was did not need to be told that the.elec- do all tae facts put toiler week was the farmers7'week ana decided that the company should have tion was on In contract it ivas to CHARGE MADE AGAINST MR. CUSHING DROPPED Premier Siftori Refuses Deal with Communication in a Newspaper-Corn- wall.Put Article Table offi1 that the a Dominion license, and he required almost the Sunday quietness to pav all calls on -he old incorpor- most Canadian ated companj before m the province u" Mr. Salinger as being- anything but a elections The Pomneteilt and honorable gentleman, doing business streets presented the scene of honestly and faitnluHy performing the greatest animation Thous- !ne "duties of his high office with an of- eye to the public interests PRESTON WILL NOT RETRACT STATEMENT Amsterdam, Dec. specting Sir Charles Fitzpat- nck's denial that he scared off Dutch, capital, W. T. R. Preston says: "I regret that evidence convinced me unwill- ingly that Sir Charles actually furnished, information: re- ported officially me as causing the withdrawal -of Dutch financiers from" ths pro- posed .Western- Canadian in- vestments. I have nothing to retract." LOFC.ELEa NEW OFFICERS Knights of Columbus are Gaining Strength in this City The Knights of Columbus at a well attended meeting last night elected officers for the ensuing year. They will be installed on Tuesday night, December 20. The local lodge of this rapidly growing order had enjoyed s remarkable growth throughout the year and au even greater development is promised lor the year 1911. The officers elected last night "are: Grand E. Kennedy. Deputy Grand Power. J. McMahon, Kenny. A. Hart. Financial J. M-cCor- mack. J. Quinn. Trainer. ,T. Doyle. Inside J. Bolster. Outside C. Harris. W. Gow, .E. J. English and W. F. jVIcMahon. DARING RESCUE OF FISHING CREW Vineyard Haven. Mass., Dec. After a hard battle with storm driven seas in which his vessel was lost and one of his crew Of five drowned, Cap- tain -Antonio Silva of the fishing schooner Olive May of Boston arriv- ed at Edgartown tonight on board the scnooner Kingston, the crew of which had effected his rescue at the hazard of losing their own lives. The cap- tain was the last man to leave ihe scnooner after she ran aground this morning on tae south side of Martha's Vineyard. One of the crew, Samuel Pewters, was washed overboard and drowned but the 1'our others made tfteiv escape in a dory and were pick- ed up "by a fishing schooner. The captain was prevented by the heavy seas from getting away with tils men and chmg to the rigging for taree tours until rescued A SUSPECTED BAD MAN Q JZ tfi V? CAUGHT' Man Thought to be Thief Captured by Local Police Frank Howard, alias James Jerk, alias Albert Jeffries, was arrested by the police ?last nignt and is being held WIRELESS TO tmds were in continuous parade practically all red badges, Socialist cheering-, ringing bells, singing One can always tell- how an election is going by the ..way tne children cheer One is ly told here while there was pande- monium I saw no disorder though The Times contains the following- graphic account, "Amerv experienced ly rough -treatment (luring a motor car r tour, accompanied his wife and several supporters. As they drove by Halifax, Dec gangs of youths Tushed out gathering cation between Magdalen Islands and mud from the roadside, flung it reck- the mainland' has been established, the first message having been flashed m-iiew station on. the island to MAGDALEN pants. The the car coveied was bes with mud, and. j laxity Tbe man had been drinking and when arraigned this morning was very shaky. He was unable to give.a sat- isfactory account of. itirmself and re- peated several contradictory stories. A search also revealed, a baggage cJieck No. 173 ;W. -S. N. Co. I Washington State Navigation .Co.) and another check the- Arrow Co., of Wenatchee. Wash- ington, indicating that Howard comes fro macross the line. The police, sus- pect that tbe man may be a baggage Jifter or thief, and that the round in bis possession were .prob- ably removed from -baggage. Questioned about" these checks, ard professed to ..Know -absolutely nothing of the .manner in .which he Had obtained them. The police are now carefully looking into tue-case with a view to entering a More ser- ious charge against Howard than that of either vagrancy or disorderly -con- duct. Herbert Tnomas Davis were arrested in the C. P. R. boiler room where they were found by Special Officer Ashman, of tne C. P. R., and Constable Kroaing of tbe city force. A charge of tres- passing, was laid against the trip, all of whom were dismissed with.instruc- tions to get out of town within 24 nours. All three left this morning for wliere they ob- Howe, John Robinson and vidins; ample funds to mate the' gravslv discussln as a suspicious character, pending an j ]axitF. of monied Tojies in not' investigation. He was picked up in an alleyway about elefen o'clock, and wnen searched "at police headquarters was discovered to h'ave on .his person a few spoons and .other articles -bear- ing the stamp ot the. Dallas Hotel. and Mrs Amery were both struck ,Pictqu K S todaj Mrs Amery, a bride, and sister oi I Last winter when the -was Hamar Greenwood, have been taking-down the people on the'islands an active part in the contest. At werfr shut Og from all communication Amerv s committee room were found 4, two flags, one the Union Jack m- Wltk the outside world for three scribed, "Keep the Old Flag months The Canadian government the other, "Down with the" the station, to avert Flag." Inside were two .ladies of such conditions. pro- i elec- tcree mine, talned employment. Another individual in search -of a. quiet place to sleep off the result of nis folly was found in the boiler room of tbe Lethbridge .Daily News. was taken in hand the police, but was not booked, being allowed to de- part when he had sobered up: A. E. Humphries presided at police the relieving Magistrate Ball sure, also the futility ofv.taking, workingmen to the polls in "motor cars, when you are not sure how they will vote. At Lansbury's rooms were scenes of the greatest activity. Here' one saw a view of the Labor party ma- chine at work. The agent in charge had the coolness and decisiveness ot a general of death workers, a.steady procession of fresh volunteers ar.d girls almost pathetic la youih and stature, pleaded for permission to help, wives and daughters, many them selves members of the Labor party .-eager to help.. It is no but serious business. ''Give us they beseeched. Many did effective can vassing. Grimy laborers on 'their way home from the day's work look, ed in with, "Can I lend a hand, A contingent from Woolwich arriv- ed early, Crooks yesterday, Lans- bury5 today. On big pdsters all over the streets every worker was a-vol- unteer, paid his own railway fares, bought'his own dinner, and tea. This is what is called England's new-dem- ocracy. Lansbury proved to be a rnild- varied, middle; aged Cockney, the antithesis of Social- istic revolutionaries pictured tc'-fright- en your moderate Englishman. Ac- companied by a viniid wife and dash- ing comely daughter, Lansbury mot- ored about the constituency all to- day. Amery had rcotors, and Bal- four. Northclifie, Hampden, Callaird, Arehershee and many others related. At St. Helens the Unionists stopped all cars at five o'clock. As a result- the colliers did not get to the polls, and the Unionists won. Outside of London the Liberals had a bad day. They arc greatly disap- pointed at Cardiff, Plymouth and the counties. Today the Tories; .predict Darwin, Spalling, Peebles, Two -Liber- papers express irritation at the Conservative talk of another confer- gams in ;_ Pontifract, Southampton. e al papers express irritatk ence on the veto repeating the form- er query when is a majority not 'a majority. It is apprehended by who is In Calgary. t.hat Asquith may dilly-dally, using; the coronation and inexpediency of another autumn session as pretexts. .J. LLOYD-GEORGE GIVES 4. ESTIMATE OF MAJORITY London, Dec. George, speaking "at Nevin estimated the gov- 'ernment majority of from-120 The first thing the would do when tney got back would be to .settle the Lords' veto. IE- LUCKY that they wexe there by ther thous- ands all day and every day- Exhibi- tors who h'ave Irjen present every year for several "years, said it was the best attendance they "have ever seen; Asked about the Tnbuac Land Show, which has- been so much ad- vertised, and where Canadian exhibits are not allowed, he stated that he thought tie Fat Stock Show as the best place .for us The Land Show-has been advertised so much, that for something while as a fact it not more than one-third as large as the Corn, Exhibition, where we were at Omaha last year. The Land Show is in no scntc of the a grain Apples are fust, other fruit second, third and gram a poor fourth There was not enough grain there to make' as good a showing as Alber- ta- made at Spokane. The-principal thing is the exploit- ing of irrigated fruit lanas Newspaper ads and giv en at'-the show-all; tending to make a person believe that if he would set out an apple or other fruit tree be- side an irrigation ditch he could sit the shade; of the tree and'get rich. The attendance was mainly Chicago and- was 'artificially boomed by a lottery, in which some ten-acre far-ms in different locations were the prizes. Each admisi n ticket giv- ing the'purchaser one' chance on each farm, and many people with the gam- bling fever, bought several tickets. The only part of the trip that- I really enjoyed was the horse show, .which I attended in the evening, the first week, our part oi the show clos- ing at 8 p.m. j It certainly was fine. On the last night'the winners were all paraded in .the and it was stated that there was worth of. horse flesh in half an hour.' The weather was fair most of the time, but-there was some rain and snow enough last week to make the pavements very slippery. There is considerable snow in Wis- consin, none at St. Paul, and good sleurHine in North'Dakota and Sas- katchewan. On the station wall at-. Portal at 2 p.m. -1 saw a. thermom- eter that registered 15 below z-erc. Mr. McNicol expressed himself as 'being very glad to get back again and says he does not want to live in Chi- ffl-ro, especially "in the neighborhood the siockvards. Edmonton, Dec. 8 pernMssion J. K. Cornwall, the- member for the Peace asked upon, -the table of the house yesterday, a cqpy of the Edmonton Csmts.1, and the legislature ot Alberta -taite cial cognizance, of. the- charges have been made public against ex-minister, of public works. Mr. Cornwall produced the Capital article done up neatly in a huge offi- cial-looking- envelope, and took it from his hands and carefully placed it among other sessional papers on the table, beside the gold This was done on a question of special privilege, to which Sir, Cornwall rose immediately after prayers. Then Mr Cornwall drew the atten- tion of the house to section '14, clause oLthe" Legislative Assembly Act of 1909, which provides that-the as- sembly mav form themselves into a court "for the purpose oi enquiring to, and purushing acts of. sucnVa na- ture, among other things, as ''As- saults, insult and libels against any- rnember the legislature while in session." Then the member tor Peace sat But that is as far as the matter _ got. Whether by producing and lay- ing on the table a copy oi the. Capi- tal with an article signed regarding Mr-. t Gushing, the member for Peace_Rfver had hoped to bring the matter to the attention' of the house "m such a -way thatf ing'would have- to reply es, is not known. i t Gushing was not in his seat? cit Premier Sifton immediately tafter paper had. been laid on the table to remark that he did not :think sit-- the duty of the -legislature ,to take action on an anonymous tion laid before them, and there the matter dropped. FATALLY INJURED ,V Cincinnati, Dec. person war two oth- ers hurt "tonight when a train on the Baltimore_and Ohio'ime struck a. car at Mitchell1 Avenue ing nere. WANT SCHOOL ACROSSTHE- SUPPOSED LONDONER DIED IN CHICAGO Chicago, Dec. man believed to be M. Mayson Turley. of London, England, n, mining man with proper- ties in the Saskatchewan, died today of pneumonia. He was taken in an A. Cunningham, the- subscriber. condition, from a train j Mrs. A, E. Humphries, the arrived in j four days -ago. The police believe tftat Turley was on his way to Department .Has Not Made New District There The necessity for providing accommodation for the children of the school district living across the river, was once more brought home- to the local -school board'' "at" their regular meeting last night. A petition. signed .oy Fred George Firth and otheis from that side, asked for the erection 'of a school building there, for "a representative on the school board, and also for the right to use the building for public 'meetings. The board thought that had been settled -the department undertaking the formation of a new district there, but it seems that for some reason or other this nas not been done. The petition represents that there are' thirty- children of school age there who cannot .attend as the city schools, are too far away. The board fully recognized -the need of the people in'.' that part', of the dis- trict. Chairman Fleetwood- suggest- ed having a van to bring .the children over to school and "back at night as A remedy, but suggested further that the board appoint committee to meet a committee .of their ratepayers to discuss the situation Gal- braith pointed out that they nteded.a building. The first thing to do is to find pat -why. -the' district school there not- erected "as they had request- After some discussion Messrs. GaK braith, and Secretary Bow man were appointed a committee "to confer with the 'signers of the peti- tion. "WILL SHUT OFF ALL r LIGHTS Dec.1 dent 'Dalet of East Gas announced that! on December. ITti ,all the lamp's- in. private houses and the nine tlio'risand street" lamps, will foe shut' off. This is the outcome of a struggle between the city and the om- pany over a new franchise. The city will appeal to the courts for an injunction. DYNAMITE OUTRAGE NEW YORK CITY A local man and a local candidate were the iucky winners in yester- day's Herald contest draw. A. M. Bunt, the hustling manager of the A. Macdonald Co., did the mysterious hat trick and drew out a ticket that means returned to E. A. Cunning- ham, of the Rogers-Cunningham Lum- HAVE A KICK Melbourne, Dec. Should he do so the Radicals will' When ber Co.. A look at the that Mrs. A. E. Humphries, who is making such a good run in the con- test, had get his renewal. don to spend Christmas with his fam-j ny. are protesting against the proposed trull 'contract, with Canada because it does not include Melbourne as a port cf call likely protest. The; Chronicle stigma- Lizes.' the suggestions that this elec- tion is settling nothing, as cool invv pertinence. Asquith is criticized' b'yf the Tories, for .his home rule announcement yasr terdaw done Mr. Bunt remarked STRANGER KILLED WHILE WORKING IN THE BUSH Mistatim, Sask., Dec. S. While list showed working in the bush on Monday last A. McMain, an emproyee of the Cow- an Construction Co.. was struck and :badly'v crushed by a falling tree. He aw what he had was brougtit, to camp in an insensible that "it. is pretty condition and lingered until this nearly as good as the bargain-giving hat the A. Macdonald Co.; the Herald and Macdonaid's for real bargains." The next draw will be lucky for morniirg. when he succumbed without recovering consciousness. Deceased was a stranger here, and as yet noth- ing is known as to his home and re- latives New York. De. of fifty blocks of tne east side tenements were, awakened early today, by an ex- plosion shook, the. floors and rallied the window panes-with all the violence oC a raild eanhquake. The centre of the disturbance was on 45U: street wliere in the middle of a .Me a dynamite .bomb had been ..Exploded in the vestibule of au apartment house occupied by Italians. Luckily, the rorce of the explosion 'mostly .'outward and none of the residents were in- jured. FINISHED EVIDENCE Winnipeg, Dec, arbitration sitting in connection with the dispute between, the street railway and its employees, finished the hear- ing of evidence and are now consider- ing their report- S.O.E. ELECT NEW OFFICERS Interesting Meeting HelcL Last Night-Plans Coming Year An entnusiastic meeting: of the'Sbns of England was neld last night in fellows hall, 'the-'princlpal business: at which gathering was the election" of officers! K. Davison was the popular choice for the presidency and Wm, tiolberton for trie vice-presidential cnair. Tne installation: of officers will take place on the first Wednesday of January. It is planned by the S. 0. E, to hold a social affairs and from the enthusiasm displayed S. 0. E. work- this year, these funcv; tions promise to. become moat, inter- esting. The were, cers elected last night: J. Wade. Davison. Holbertou, J. Faunch. Financial J. Warren, Kecordins: R. Val- lance. A. Tadman. First Pearson. Second G. Addison, Third Oxland. fourth Pear-' son. Fifth G. Standing.. Sixth Walker, Inside J. Faunch, ;jr. Outside Dawson, Elton ani J. Jones. Jackson, .Farris ani Meecn. Dawson.- OUT ON Dec. e motormen employ ed by the -Coanecticutt .Valley. Railway which operates lines tween here and Greenfield; and through to strike tonight ;