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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume e, Alberta. Thursday, December 14, l'tt.1-1. Number 4 IN. W. ROWELL COMMENTS ON RESULT Liberals did well consider- ing great obstacles encountered NO LITERATURE Taken at a Disadvantage They have Reason to be Pleased Woodstock, Dee. at Woodstock of tlm general result of the Ontario elections'.'Mr. Rowell, the Liberal leader, said: "Tbe returns s0 far received show that the Liberals have made substan- tial gaina-throughout Lho province, but unfortunately they have suffered ie serious losses. Tho net result nppe-ars to be the gain of a few rfculs by tho Liberal party. This is consid- ered most gratifying in view of the conditions under which tho Liberal party was suffering from the disaster of Sept. 21, and the feeling of tho iscrvatiVG pnrtfcr with reference lo the provincial contest was uo doubt correctly expressed. Poor Organization "Tho Liberal party entered the without organization, without literature aud in a great many cou- nt Itunnclea vJitbout candidates. It wns impossible in of the con- dition .which' the party found itaolf JT the election of Sept. 21 in the, short time at our disposal to perfect our organisation, to secure tbe neces- sary campaign literature and -tu carry on a campaign throughout the whole province such-as would normally he carried 011 by either political party in a general election, and went into the campaign with unlimited resour- ces at its disposal, with a body of otdce holders backing it UiVoughoirL tbo whole province and with the pres- tige of tbo election of Sept 21 to support !t. "My own opinion was that If under these conditions and thus handicap- ped, we could hold our own in the present contest against the govern- ment, It would really mean that we were making substantial gains, and tbe fact that we have more than held oiir own, that we. have gained several eeats, and in .many parts of the pro- vince havo substantially reduced -i.be Is the "best evi- dence that the tide him turned, and that the Liberal party of. this prov- ince from Hi is time on make strides. There- was nerther lime nor opportunity to fairly present our progressive platform to tbe peo- ple. the people under- stand it, tho more thoroughly will it. bti appreciated. I feel that we have mitde an excellent start and that dur- ing the next four years it' we continue to BOW Uic seed of good Liberal prin- ciples and make our policy thorough- ly known to the electors tbe auto- cratic; and miprogresslve policy of Sir -lames AVhKney will be turned out of power and progressive I liberalism will receive the opportunity at the hands of the electors io enact legis- lation in the interests uf the masses of the people of the province. Strengthened In Spirit "I -truly regret the loss of a-num- ber of able members of the late Iioiiso. The country can 111 afford to part with their services. Wo have, however, elected a'number of strong Liberals in Conservative seuls, and the party will return to the house, strengthened in numbers and in spirit, by Ha progressive policy, and deter- mined .to do battle for Liberalism in the Legislature as well as in Ihe country, "tiring tho -ensuing term. 1 am personally gratified that lion, A. G. MftcKay hns been elected with such a handsome majority. It shows, as I anticipated that be possesses confidence of those who know him best. His presence In ihe legis- lature will be a great help to tho party and Hie province. The Libernl party of this province la under n great obligation fo Hon. L. Mac- kenzie King, and (ho other Liberal speakers throughout the province who contributed so largely'toward the success which has attended our efforts in tbe present campaign, and also to. tho splendid light put up by the Liberal" candidates throughout tho province against the government in the face of almost overwhelming BANK CLEARINGS The hank olearluyw for the week show a fulling off from last week, relleeling no doubt the approach of the holiday reason. The'figures for this week wore Sfliif.O'M as com- pared with for tho .corresponding week last year and for Hint week. AWFUL FATE OF DEMENTED MAN LAWYERSWILL THRESHING IS SOUTH ASK MANY REFORMS Law Society of Alberta Called to Meet in Calgary WELL UNDER WAY Another Week of Fine Weather and all will be well AFRICA HAS NAVAL PROJECT Would Construct Armored Cruisers on Practical Lines HONORED A GOOI> MAN Calgary, Ul- an, fmpoi'iiitendcnt, of -tele- giaphtt here, lias noun inolod lo the Hiiperintendency at Winnipeg In place of John Tail, who becomes assistant general superintendent. UNIFORM COSTS Easier to Collect HE JUMPED FROM MASONIC TEM- PLE, CHICAGO, WITH DIRE RESULTS Chicago. Dec. P. Greek, u machinist of El Paso. Texas, divested himself o." his clothing on the lluor of the .Masonic tuniplo hero yes- terday, walked out an iron Ijonin, iniffed nonchalantly R'i a Cigarette for several minutes and burled his nutlo body to dcatji on the stone Onn wci-k morn of tbe pn-smv wiMthi-r will nearly wind up thrush- ing operations in Southern Alberta ior the year, and there will he but a small' pyi-LTiiliigo of the Rrai io IIP threshed in tiu-. spring. Hit- past three weeks lions have been better than fti'- j inecs expected, and threshing has been I pushed with all possible speed, so j that instead m lifty PIT cent, of the On Wednesday of next wuelc the j grain being Uu-eiJhcd this fall as was Want Laws Making it Col Judgments CARRY THE MAILS ucmbers of the berta will inoei in Society of convention j (jrst pxpectod, at least ninety per UNITED STATES HAS PERPETji TASK i.V; OK. THE PHILIP- PINES IS PROVING AN ,EX- KENSfVE PAST-TIME. Lanao, Philippines, Dec. J I. Forty-i'.vo -Voro outlaws were killed here Una in an engagement with a detachment, of Aine-rican Kcouis. There worn no tata'Jities on the American side. Tlio buttle oc- curred in conneciion with H, campaign for. suppressing organized brigandage among the Moros. Tbe disarmament of -tbe eirilre population of Minadano and Jolo was ordered by, the Ameri- can military authorities three months ago, Following a number of murder- ous attacks on Americans. Since that time troops have been actively engaged in carrying out t.lie order. .Most of the chiefs gave up weapons peaceably nut there 1ms been u series of sb-arp encounters with bandits. Casualties among Americans have been few. CYCLONE DID GREAT DAMAGE Son Salvador, Dec. from Mfinnpim. NMrjiraRiia. a r.y- r.lonp. has donn dnma'frc at OI- na, Pnreto and San Pedro, ftloiidiiias. Hour of (.he rotunda, -70 feel below. He i-ipon a cigar ease, smash- ing it. to pieces. One leg struck Hurry Kvans, of nay City, -Mich., who was purchasing cigars, broke the Jatter's arm and knocked him to tho tloor. Kvans also suffered iirverual injuries, and will prnbalby die. A. K, 55 la employee of the build- ing, was s'niclt and severely injured by ilytcs .pic-cos flf cigar (stand. Greek's body was smashed to a jelly, pi ecus of glass ami wood being im- bedded In the llcsh. Greek has been In Chicago since June, working for a railroad com- pany. He has been sink for some time and is believed to have been temporarily demented. matters are expected to come up for j discuFsion. The Hon. Mr. Justice Knssell of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, has promised to be pre- sent io address ihe convention, while on the afternoon of me1 opening day the judges of the Supreme Court of Ailtert.ii tviM bo present. Among -1111! mallei's to be discussed JK the convention arc the proposed amendments to ihe Statute Law cov- 1 a cent, should he safely stored in tlw rananes through the country. had its effect- on business all over Uu: so'jth, and many dinners abUvtu make >'se of the mon- f. Placed at Britain's Disposal During time of War London, Ucc. union gov- ernment oi-Smith Africa now is mak- ing an interesting naval proposal. Sic David OralT, chancellor oi the exche- quer, sillies ts thai the union govern- ment h'-iild its own licet of armed cruisers, these ships to he used Lo STRATEGIC PASS London, Dec. The Daily Tele- raph Pekin despatch says' that gov- ernment.' messages announce thH't the imperialists have occupied. Niang Tu an defile, an Importun-i: pass in Hi province. LOSING MONEY AT EDMONTON j Extending opportunities to protect I interest of crodHo'rs boih before ex- j tending credit and after defyts have been incurred. Institution. or judgment summons or collection act procedure. Simplifying proceedings lending to arrest of absconding debtors. Simplifying method of cbp.rging lands with judgment of execution either by having only one writ ot execution goods and lands or I by registration of certilleate o-r judg- ment. Himplitying procedure under Cred- itors Relief Act. Compilation in Land Titles :ofiice oE alphabetical Index of registered owners, U ran tiny police magistrates civil jurisdiction in matters of debt up -to Abandonment of present practice of getting action down for trial and substitution of notice of trial. Grunting' power to dollctrnrs cer- tify to the execution of, documents executed in their presence. Change in method of election uf benchers and in their tenure of of- lice. A leas expensive method of obtaining the opinion of a jury oh matters of fact when thai, is desired. Tbe of costs taxable against an unsuccessful litigant on jevU where ilia litigant has hud the considered opinion of a judge in his favor. i tariff of legal fees to be gener- ally adopted by the profession throughout tbe province. A tariff of eosts. Tbe appointment of a. master or referee in chambers in Calgary and sitting in chambers every tiny. The increase in mileage fees of bailiffs in rurnl districts. The establishment of Athabasca Landing as a judicial centre upon the advent of the railway. A number of th'e Lethbridge mem- bers oT tbe Society hiivo iirtl mated their Intention of aUcmlimj tbo con- vention. RAILWAY HAS DEFICIT AND INEFFICIENT MANAGE- MENT IS ALLEGED Million Ion. Due. I-I hoard of trade is unequivocally oVPn.scd lo the intrmluctioR of a straight live-cent j the Journal says, that aomo compvo- imtefi wii'i bo reached that will pro- fare in Mmonton to overcome the governments ficji Unit now exists on tins strm oitfurio government will not WILL COMPROMISE Ottawa, Dee. livening .loiirnitl, on authority of a cabinet minister, the Manitoba tioundary (mention is flnnlly disposed of, which is expected to he in a few days, Ontario will not be given a pori On Hudson Hay. It is however, ey iron- (ins year's crop now instead j carry the mails instead oi tho. Union of tin; .spring." The merchants in. the j Castle line which now rcwives a mail towns are feeling the itfrns oi this subsidy of 150.000 pounds n year. condition, mid ihe genwiil rupurt is! addition tbe union ihai business this fall is bcUcr -.han contributes it bas bi'iin for two years. Another criterion of the ihianeia circumstances of the farmers may bo found the collectors of the various implement firms. Dur- ing the summer. tbe International Harvestur.C'O- here ;1 dis- trict record for sales, heating any- thing in -Norih America, gnii in a ve" cent. iKiJiie of their salesman's jonquil they con.-aimit upon the fact thatcM- leci-ioii.s in -Southern Alberta arc- btl- tcr Hum in anv other oi their dis- 5overnment now a year towards tlie upkeep nt the Hrilish navy these two amounts would go towards the m.iiiiU'nnncu cm Ihe now cruisers oi the the cruisers lo lie Iciii. to the British government, should "they be rori'.iircd in l.iir.c of war. H is expit-istl that miltec. ..Personally he would prefer the syslcm adopted withgut. divisions of municipality. "hllcy and others advocated'. live of th-a six councillors, if they were elected from the councillors. Attorney-General Mitchell said sev- en would give a fuller representation .of all sections. Malcolm McKcmie believed that in districts local representation would he preferable and in others gen- eral. Me approved of an annulment..; which bad been drafted by the attor- ney-general, giving HID at the first election the privilege of. At- the press claims Clll'Mler.'1 raihvuy coinpuny'ii boons, and tin: lunmhiirs expressed Hiis Im'l ycsinr- ilav o-TniriR by endorsing., rcsoluliou nrij.in UKTADfr the'.lefieit. ,mul, nloIUKIl up out of the geiicnii fund. The opin- ion was [iccly by I'wo or tlircc members, inclntling -1. i'. I'ou- ctiil and W. K. Brown, that the .slate finances is the result of innf- WILL HAVE HER AFFINITY I'arls, Dec. name of .Mine. HOUSE DESKS Ottiiwa, Dec. forty years of hard UBORC "government benches" in the Monde of Commons have been taken lo the, repair shop. Those old desks have done service 'or succos- ilurlo, discoverer of radium and onu ,'slve govcrnmonts, hnvc been used by c-r the most eminent professoia of iinost of tbe great pa-flfamentnrtnr.vi cbonilstry nt '.he college of Franco, and statesmon of Ctniada cited trcl-iy in a petition filPd in Held rurty and sects gnlore. divorce- court by the wifo of Pro- j They have never hcon repaired till ulso urorossor of (now and some were found to bo in a genera! iimf experimental physk-s the colkpo of France. Mine, F.iiiictwm jiSna in the ppiiilon lur n separation ami the custody of Iwr child. I nndly (Jitapiflatcti, condiilon when 'no.v minister-; examined (bem. Oiie of desks which went awiiy today to be renowed lia1.-; held liouso al! the pic'iilei't ot Canada. month old baby, blood stained but un- banned, Bleeping at iior breast, Mrs. John Uixon was found float! in her UlRhnoss. the i.his week when smoke wn? discover- I ,lome todny by nalghboi-a. Tbe governor Jed issuinj; from her htrid '.vhile the j Bcnernl was nrrompanied by Her iship outward bound for Bremen 0( her was dlscovertd in the Koyal Highncas .Duchess of Con- Ms bolieved to bnvo been suppressed lmrn ]00 awaVi The HXG wilh naught and Princess Pirirlcln, while wltii the removal of about one thoiis- i which "he murder had been commii- ou ibe.piaUonn wnre Hon. R. L. Bor- and bales of cotton. The fltnmner j tw, wa.; fmimi. The negro tenants oC will be delayed a few dnys longer. j Dixon charged with, tho double u _- crimp wore arrostort last nigiit. The wen loll conflicting taloa of their this tuorning.. Dixon .hatlcl mortgages on.thflfr establishing divisions fot'locaf repre- sentation. v Ii. was decided that shall 'be chosen hy the. council and that councillors, five in elected by tlie municipality large. Tlie amendment was added as by tlie attorney-general ttiftfe iitcrwards to local representation. In the latter case-there shall be councillors. All the councillors will retire each year. On the dav the pnHion the bill dealing with the establish- ment shall'be signed by at least fifty, persons. Osteopathies claim to recognition ijiS-a profession distinct from the me- .dicjil profession, with its own pro- vincial dii-Ectins; council occupied fihft i ittcntion of special uommit- Hhelby, N-. C, Deo. her j legislature for fully two :leu. premier of Sir l.orhn CJouin, premier of Ouobec; I Ion. Mai tin Ilurrell. federal minister o' figricullure, jnul Mayor (tuerin. all of wllom Irrief -addresses, to- gc-'ber with Sir James Grant of Of- lawn. Archbishop Mruchesi, Arch- Itishop the Lord Uishop of .Montreal, and nuuiy others.s There was a very large r.rowd in attendance, including n prosit nuni- bcr of leadinu socier.y ladies. Chicago, Dec. FATHER DEAD I-I. Mrs. Louise Ver- mflyea, who is ill in tho county jail hospital charged with the murder of I'olfcetmni His.sonette and snapecter) to having knowledge of the death of several oilier persons, yesterday hoard of the death of father, Wolf. The sheriff will be uskcti to iillow her to attend his funcraU GRUESOME CRIME NEAR ALBANY Albany botlips oi son ters V., iJcr. The naVeil Mrs. Arllnir Hornt'i, her Artliur. -5, and two daugh- about, 20 years old, were found hours ihis molning. The committee was appointed to consider aincrid- nicnl, to ''IiL' medical profession net, proposed by Dr. ami includ- :os later the mutilated body j of the Hallway and Ag- riculture1, coiiiniittetis u'itJi the addi- tion of -I- H. Hoylc, C. M. O'BrlFn iiuil Dr. Stcwnrl. Threi- oi four of llic members of the house wore thus made members nt the committee. sitting was -hclri in the legislative chamber. In suiM'oi'i ut th1-1 iimeuumi'iii' to Ihs mciiical act, wliii-h fnr the regulation of practice uf ost.eo- patby in the province by the Alberta Medical Council, tlm committee was H.Urrs.sdi al considerable length by it. (j. HrnU. Banff, chairman of and they have been hehTfl malio i thrent.s aguinst iilni. There is tnlk of a lynching. SHEEP RAISERS ARE IN ANNUAL CONVENTION Omaha, Xeb.. Dec. dele- legislative commitUie of Hie Al- gations of sheepnion arrived In Oma- jbcrta Medical Council. Arguments hidden unilcr tlie floor .of thfr barn oa (heir farm near Defrcosiville, a hn todny from Ohio, Nebraska, Idaho, New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona and other states to attend miles cast of Alli.iny last neighbors, who bad .soon no nnc about the place last Monday Th? whole familv hn.l been Taurderrrl cno annual convention of tho National Wool' Ac-sedation. The con- tht- unlicr un farm an- unircliing for an Hal- vention will onnii tomorrow 'mornlns and continue Its sessions until th> end of the week. In connection with the convention the Sixth National .Millwest Sheep show wa-.V opened hero today, the amendment were advanc- ed by Dr. K. L. SaRi-, ot Calgary, in a carefully prepared address, and hy Dr. R. G. Ghostloy, of Kdrnonton, and Dr. M. F-- Crunch of Calgary. Dr. Brett was supported by a flclega-.' tioii of medical men, including Doc- tors Park, Hrmvntrre, Field from Vr- giuvillc, Strong, Strathcor.il, (Continued on 5.) ;