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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, II ,1912 All the real Goodness of Canada's finest wheat Is contained in Royal Household Flour The smile of satis- faction goes with every snow white sack Sold by Grocers Everywhere I'TTF, DAILY HERALD For Sale by GEO. KERR CO. Lethbridge. Baby Bunting Daddy doesn't go out to hunt for rabbit skins. to keep the baby warm. He is less romantic, but more practical. He buys a and all during the cold Fall and Winter months his house is kept warm and cozy for his wife and babies. A Perfection Oil Heater u indispent. when there are children in the home. home uses for it moaed from mem U At THE IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY, Limited WINNIPEG ST. JOHN MONTREAL TORONTO HALIFAX For Sale General Store Consisting, of Dry Goods Millinery, Gents "Furnishings, Boots Shoes STOCK CLEAN AND FREHTI Good -.Investment. For further" particulars itpply to__ E. Parsons 430.13th St. North. Lcdibridgc, Alfa. What Senators and M. P.'s Will Spend in Ottawa _____ and How They WillSpend Their Wages (Olta'wa Froo Press) Suppose It wan announced In Olta wa that a groat convention was ter of the house there Is one ofllcial, hat is counting pages, clerks, seere- aries, valets, servants, personal and Iherwlsc, this menus an addition ot 21 to the city. Others Who Come Then, during the session there are ien who come to Ottawa looking for barters, grants, fishing ,-ights, min- nglits and others. Some remain ere most of the session. The piles 'to tho Senate, helpers, servants etc, -The men who come looking fo favors, Unit men, live well am spend' considerable money. They re side at the best.hotels, give dinners and tbo rest. Put the average at each. -Now, figuring this up, tho fol lowing result will bo obtained; Salaries, They Get 301 members and senators at Salaries of 301': helpers at 100 favor seekers each spend J50- '.I..... some stay HALIFAX" and "ACADIA CODFISH. For the Modern ut a few weeks. But. oii'au average arllnment attracts 100 men for just about the whole session And then there is Urn SO members of the Senate. They, too, bring their families, fully fmj, per cent, of them As a rule they are older, and manv of them are wealthier men than 'the Commoners. They have more serv- ants and attendants. But, leaving the ratio the same as in the Commons and summing up, the following will be found the extra session population of the capital: Table of the Se.slon Tour paid here, a session Just, how much'of this money Is spent in Ottawa has never been defi- nitely ascertained. Some members of mriiament spend twice their sessional allowances, the wealthy members and 'enators who rent houses for the ses- Ion often spend froin ?5000 to a session in entertaining. Then again omo door keeper or page on a f50 i month salary may in a ?4 a hoarding house with a dollar llowance for laundry and tobacco and live half his salary for his wife or uother at home. The Contrast One wealthy member s.iid that dur- ing the parliament of 1110-1-08 ho got in Ottawa and spent over On the other hand, the writer knowE-of one western member in the same parliament who paid off an ?SOOO mortgage, along with some back Interest, oh his Western farm entirely from his sessional-indemnity. During the cours million dollars, to be exact, Is spent In Ottawa annually through tho meeting of the session. How 300. Live Here Where do these members live In Ottawa, is often asked? Well, that varies. At present the fact that tho Duke and Duchess of Counaught are at rtldeau Hall means that more M.P.'s and Senators will hire' housesi-thl session, as was the case last session in order to he able to offer and receive social hospitality. Following are figures as to the waj members and senators, live in'this city. Like the above figures they arc approximate only, although knowledge of years, and careful .enquiry, .show :hat they are not far from actual con ditlons. In Homes, Lumping the House and Senate to- gether there are Just 300 members These live .is follows in Otta- va during tho session: n houses owned by themselves. ..26 n rented houses 30 At the Chateau Laurier 30 n rented private flats 40 n other hotels .................'35 n boarding houses Vith relations, etc. 15 'ermanent residents of city 15 Total 3oo At what financial rate of expendi- ture do the statesmen live in Ottawa is another frequent question. As far as can be learned there are some 30 millionaires In the House and Senate. There are also moderately wealth) men. A few keep yachts, horses uurmg men. A few keep yachts, horses e of parliament's four large summer live as mil .-Urt-nt .1 1) .___... u.u .la n Jleinbers of the Commons 221 Members of the Senate........ SO Official and personal servants, Commons Official and personal sessions he'spent, in all, two years at hlB duties at Ottawa. This latter man lived in the hall bedroom of Ills Al- bert street boarding house at five a week for room and board, and never lost a cent through deductions or ab- sence from the house. Pl'obably a thousand dollars was all he spent' for room, food, clothing and tips In his two years here. Dili hc was an ex- 221 ceptional case. lionaires might be expected to do. Here Is a table of tbe rate -at which the members live while In Ottawa It was drawn up by an M.P. himself who many years of residence in Ottawa during session time, with bis fellow members: servants, so 400 160 loo I embers' families Senators' families Men looking for favors, etc. Total session population 1232 How much extra money does a month session bring to Ottawa? Mem- bers and Senators each get J2500 a session. The 231 officials %et all the way from a session down to" tile pages, 5300. An average salarv for these officials would probably' run Sixty Per Cent. Spent Here Very likely sixty per cent, of tbe sessional allowances, etc., are spent right here in Ottawa. Many of the members and sessional officials come from smaller places and "let loose" in a social and financial way when they come to Ottawa. They buy their clothes here, they purchase new fur- niture for their home, and generally get through with-their- indemnity and perhaps part of their: private Income. Allow GO per eentyof this sum for Ottawa, and it means two-thirds ot a Rate a year and over 13 to flS.OOO a year 20 J7000 to J10.000 a year 31 55000 to a year 40 52500 to a year -IB J1000 to 52500 a year Under a year............. 40 300 Total........................ That Is, while about half the mem hers and senators spend more than their allowances, on .the other hand, the other half save money out of it. In a large proportion of these halt live the whole year on tho 52500 ob- tained for the six months spent in Ottawa. lOU MNT MAKE.A HEALTHFlJS Jbt invigorating cup of coffe? out (Vy Anything but food.coffee than asilkdress out of cottsra cloth. StdJnmd is pure coffee of the highest quality. PACKED (NONE ANDTWO kPOUNOCMM ONLY 'CHASED SANBORH Richmond, Va., Dec. execu tion of Floyd Allen and his son Claude Swnnson Allen, sentenced t. die In the electric chair between sun rise and sunset today, marks the first blow of justice upon'the notorious Allen clansmen whose .lawlessness for years held the natives of the Vir- ginia mountains in terror and culmin- ated early this year in the shooting up of the Carroll county court when five pel-sons lost their lives. The news of the crime sent a thrill of horror throughout the nation and the shocked Virginia authorities moved to bring the criminals to justice. On the morning; of March 14, Floyd Allen stood before the bar of the Carroll county court house at Hills- ville, to receive sentence for his part in aiding the escape of another moun- taineer from the ciratcdy of the shei iff. A crowd packed'-the little cour room for the character of the prison er was well known. Members of the Allen family were known to be ii court and trouble was anticipated. The jury having announced a ver diet of guilty, Judge Thornton L. Mas sie sentenced the prisoners to one year at hard labor. With the last word of the sentence, a crash of lire arms broke from the spectators' benches. Floyd Allen, the prisoner, ft'ith a smoking revolver in his hand, eaped from the prisoners' dock and oined tlie rush of the gang toward the door. When the court room was cleared .he body of Judge Jlassie, riddled with luilets, was found lying over his desk; Commonwealth. Attorney Wm. 'M. Foster and Sheriff L. F. Webb lay lead on the lloor; Augustus Fowler a PANIC STRICKEN PEOPLE IX PLIGHT juror, and' Elizabeth' Byres, a spectat- or, were bleeding from wounds which proved fatal the next day: and Dexter Goad, clerk of tlie court, lay shot through the neck. Goad was 'one of the principal witnesses' for the state at the conviction of the prisoners. When the court room was examined later It found that more than L'OO shots had been fired. Twenty-seven I shots took .effect upon those killed or' wounded. An army of detectives and news- paper correspondents" soon were scouring the muddy roads of the mountains in search for the prisoners. ELLISON'S "OUR BEST" FLOUR J i j Asjv any rook mnkos flour seem Lest. The answer will be that It IB. the flourTvblcli bakes the Hneit bread and cakes with the least amount of trouble and waste. Thjrc means this flcur. sack today and tcit Send for a trial it for yourttlf. Ellison Milling and Elevator Co. MILLS AT LETHBRIDGE, RAYMOND MAGRATH 'loyd Allen, the cause of the shcot- ng, who had been wounded by Sheriff Webb in the court room, was taken he day of tbe crime, together with its son Victor Allen and his nephew Bird Jlarion. SIdna Edwards, a nephew of the Allen brothers, was captured in a hut n the mountains March 22. Edwards, vho is lame, had eaten ncthing for everal days and was very weak when ound. Claude Swanson Allen, an- ther son of Floyd Allen, waike'd up o tbe posse in the mountains and nrreudered himself on March 2S. Thc with the killing of Commonwealth Attorney Foster, was found guilty of first degree murder on Atay 17, and sentenced to death. Claude Allen, his son, ivas tried on a charge of killing Judge Jlassie, and convicted of mur- der in tbe second degree. The jury recommended a sentence of. 15 years In the penitentiary. 'The state de- manded a new trial and a verdict of guilty in the first degree was returned on July 37 and he was sentenced to death. Frie! Allen pleaded guilty to murder in tbe second degree and on August 14 was sentenced to 18 years in pris- on. Three days later SIdna Edwards and recognized leader of the clan, and his nephew Wesley eluded pursuit for many weeks and uaily escaped out of the Virginia mountain! and their way wMt. They were captured at Dt8 'iMolM, Iowa, Sept. 14, as the molt of a ton afTair ot young' Edwards. A from him was lost by of Mount Airy, N. C-, and followed its information and captured the two men. Sidna was placed on trial 11 at Wytheville, Va., charnd with' the murder of Judje Hassle. HAD SERIOUS 'Lon'don, Dec. 13.r-A aerlour pleaded guilty to a like charge and ext day Frlel Allen, youngest me her of the gang, was taken at his father's home. Floyd Allen, charged was given a sentence .of 15 Victor Allen was acquitted of a charge than a hundred small craft in Naples of having participated in th harbor today, according to SIdna Allen, brother of Floyd Allen AN'S A MUSCLE- BUILDING FOOD Growing youngsterf work hmrd. They need that is i.licfici tbe hunger and digests easily. Nothing it kilter lor thcni than Cowan's Perfection Cocot. Ground from the fresh Cocoa Beans, it has the of pure Cocoa. It builds un the muscles ind Ijraxdpa let's bwy them some Bulgarian attack on Rodosto. When the at- ;