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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XI. LKTllimilHlK. AUtKI'.TA. TCKSUAY. DECEMBER 18, 1917 NUMBER 7 BUCHANAN'S MAJORITY IS 1818 IN 64 POLLS Lethbridge Riding Results City Polls Hardieville Labor Hall Miner's Hall Westminster.. Fleetwood -A. Buchanan, Unionist candidate in the.Lethbridge, ,'i.has been electee-over his opponent, L. L. Pack, of Central slippery ice W by a majority' that .will reach at least 1800. The Courtland jonil a shaM J ii i ri-jni L 11 escaped from 57 polls give nun a majority ot 1791, with 31 other was nd ?o hear from, all small ones which will not affect the ry much. The soldiers' vote, which is expected to for him, will probably result in Mr. Pack losing his ie result is beyond even the most sanguine expecta-, union committee, which anticipated Mr. Buchan- Buy you Edison sto' The A (uii ranH have a closer run in some of the polls. orda aVTv-ayt> Vcwd at Majntle O ASSinlbOanan's elecllon by such a was the signal for great yhe cily last Light. The "EverytlU gathered ,tb ;316 6th St. S.'iion returns, kept calling RemembtiSn-hen he.-appeared about Fire Hall g 35 397 63 ,472 M72 562 152 77 city last uigh EverytlU 8t. S.'ilon returns, kept eihyhen be..appetireu t -is entrance tin Mr. Buchanan's v Message burst M: i.surpassed any ovation I a "public man In Ih'e'hU-1 ty. Mr. Buchanan toot: In a short speech and sure and reaffirmed e would work at all rests of the boyi a( December 18th, 1917; To, the, of; the .Constituency of tethbrtdgel. 1 Flrit of all I deelre to express my IfrttefM.IAeae to...the': eplendiil, band of !whe .worked so as- Iduowty and eai Meetly, for, the cause I represented En the'campaign whicjr Iel9ted yesterday. Nc'candfdtte could Coutts Cardston Magrath Warner Patience New, Dayton Bow Island Burdett Grassy Lake South Taber North Taber Barnwell Elean Chin C. Y. District Iron Springs Albion Ridge Coaldale Country Foils Welling Leehigh Newlands Coalhurst Kippen ,o Alters Lucky Strike. Sexton Creek etna V t A Leavitt i Commerce n Trom the riding camo lo The i Hardier.He. show- ioat three to for 'lieu came 1 was rive tor one, candidate's majority' ask for mora loyal support than was f given to mil by the men and women of cofutltuency In the j McLean cause of Union G6v4niment.' To the; ij women particularly'Twint to wy that) HySSOp it will be my purpoM In ths future as; it has been In the ffiifVto j .attention to ths de-' Stirling _ of our men and to J only, two polls. Con- keep my! it'll-! magr.lf.cenl Btich- tude jn at well ai out of M his furniture another We to n, the walfare of our brtve men at Ihe thoroughly convcwanlpiM lo the city front_ tnra iinaiririqn in {f ic i returns irom me 4 .tare business in .uei rinchalian. had] May be permitted to exoresa my Thia Is z concern ''he Union .can- 13 '157 129 36 10 27 122 75 115 99 202 3 18 12 5 53 20 39 41 19 35 22 77 3 South' Raymond Milk River Foremost Mountain View [Purple Springs on Boundary Creek! Z West ____ Spring Couleev Woolford on oeazer i ,i i Kimball 5 5 12 125 22 5 6 12 28 9 36 42 16 21' 65 35 39 36 8 20' 21 BONNELL HAS MAJORITY Fernlo, B. C., Dec. 17 Re- turns from the Kernie district ebow a majority for Bonnell over Beattle of five hundred and fifty. The vote of the soldiers at Morrissey Js net yet'recelved. MACLEOD RIDING Hanisyille oy I St. KJIda Samson iWest Letfibridge1 Diamond City 4 5 261 Two Fifteen Coulee i t jChi !5'TnHl i Q i otal 9 [Majority 75! Northeast, maj. 134 total Majority '3 33 17 31 19 10 -5 23 16 16 t 1813 18 6 5 31 13 23 33 26IS 20? 27 6 9 7 21 63 28 31, Pincher Creek "JTodd Creek........ 3 iTanner........... 2 1 0 I Summervlew....... 2 I I Tenesseo C Station..... 5 _" S 25 Crook 2 j Chlii-aah.......... 2 18 Spring Riugo....... 8 10 5 Fishburn Robert Kerr 14'Dry Fork niMan O lutopia......... C Yarrow------.. _XlTwl11 Dutlc..... 2Q; Spread Eagle Maclebd Town 30 138 10 21 10 12 U S 2 2S 11 12 22 b 31 a b 32 33 Lake iMim i 5 Glen Willow 1 1818 Parkerville......... 0 ______IPcarce............ 2 ---------Kinlay........... G given to me outelde of ncapolls, neglna and- wpusBortera eipect- tia'a b6en mnniiBcr anrt tj- 'turned ont M ot tho retail furnil history. Thero only iMiiirai mat i wemo De pi nrXolled ballots and I nol of, aectlonc govern, i rtr.ult' It lo Comment On The Results and pt tribute bridge by his wife end fit tho electors of f. 6 Mr. Banks Is aco end fit t The' leachtr seeking gifts for pupils or tho co o( pupils In search of th; gifts "for te.icher" can' boiler than repair to The Twentieth C Book Store Book 8h There they will find ail.." range of books of than .vole. Hard pnt In B were about ist, anrl if any not Tote It mid not He ?e women's complete, lem jilenty ote to tho also busy five In tho as and doing as men. of Union Government- and the eauie N'rapreeehta." Tha In the Lathbrlrfje conrtliiKrKy, ahoM'ithat our people are to eupport every that rmane more conduct war our part It Mil a grot In- to the the. Leth- bridge conflltiMncy Wh4np trMy-'learn that the back .MmtihaVe de- clared ao pronouncedly for'aggretiive war meaturta.and tne provlalon menta. Ai far as I am concern- ed, I do not heetlatt Vuy the aTe thei his dlff (Manitoba Free Press) Winnipeg, Dec. the cap- tion the Manitoba Free Press eaj-s editorially that Canada Eias been saved "from treason to thei holiest cause for which men over fought and died." thought >he heart and strength of Can- adianlsm had gone overseas, and that the lime was ripe to snatch an Ignoble loliitcal victory at the price ot Ihe na- honor." The Star-is jubilant over the "clean sheet" tliat Saskatchewan presents. Edmonton Journal Kdmon'tOD, Dec. Journal noles that the Edmonton city vote was divided among three ridings and shows a majority- of close to 5500 for union. Diseasing the general result it says: can still be proud of our Cana- the editorial cqn- eampaTgn wae on the whole clean and felr. I hive no fault-to fine1 .with the conduct of my Now that I have been elected again to repreeent standard works of the old from 'Aulclj lo feelccllons. for tho nchoo 'cr or for pupils, no more gilts than points Herald of- elephone lib Its rons- of 109 wiis iy with 'hen Burdetl, y of 26. How nother four part on the stage of the world are definitely in charge of the affairs of their country.' The primary business of all the malignant elements that so soundly trounced jeaterday Is to recognize that fact and govern themselves accordingly." Mall and Empire Toronto, Dec. Mall and Em plre says: "Whatever else may.be.re> membercd against Sir Wilfrid Laurler, country cannot forgive him for this war lime election. It was of his willing. It Is his unpatriotic politics we hare lo thank for it and there are organlu- THE TREASURE HO DISTINCTIVE 01 "Evtrybody't Book 514 Fourth tt. sou In but reeled. TOENiMDED Lionel Russell, one of the first men Monarch LoDgboltom Orion...... Kalhwell Hazelmere..'.. AUenvale Walerton Ardervllle Ewelme .v Standoff Olson Creek liollandale..... Porcupine Hills Coif man Slavely Kanlon Ciaresholm Cayley Noble Dry Wood dian ciliiftishlp. The showing of. ths] western constituencies Is the most In- spirinc spectacle In Canadian history." Toronto World Toronto, Dec. World says: "There never was any doubt about Ihc issue that was to be decided. There was sprit; doubt abont bow solid a ver- dict, Canada would return anil about how deeply Quebec had been immersed in the treasonable, propaganda with which the ubiquitous pro-German agen- cies had flooded tha'counlry. Tho re- sult Is Ihe best jre cdtild hope for fr.mi Canada and the worst we had feared 2 1 0 0 12 1 G 3 0 0 0 53 7 9 ?1 20 C S' .6, 6 21 2-4 14 21 22 1C 10 5 3 5 15 11 '17 2 14 7 12 4 25 10 11 4 10 15 10 176 50 14 '82 23 20 II 4 Prince Edward Island Mew Brunswick Nova Scotia....... (2 deferred) Quebec Ontario Manitoba (1 deferred) Saskatchewan Alberta (1 in doubt) British Columbia SUMMARY P.M. Government Opposition 7 ..'-5 1 3 '71 ,13 16 12 ,138 4 4 9 62 li 0 0 92 Government majority: 46 seats. The summary received by the Herald up to four o'clock this afternoon gives the government a majority of'46 seats. The totals now stand'at: Government 92; in Doubt 1; 4 Deferred; Total 235, .Further and later details of constituencies will be found on another page. li j Assuming that these figures arercorV Calgary, Onion, Z500 rect, the government, apart' from the three deferred elections mentioned, and 20 56 MEDICINE HAT RIDING from Quebec.' Toronto tilobe Toror.lo, Dec. tho head- ing "Canada has spoken" the Globe says: "With overwhelming decisiveness, Canada 'has record- ed Its verdict. The ringing unanimity this reraict hu been glv- fat city Impress...... Joondale {etchnm Mimln........ Olzlkom Soulhwaler WInnitred Wlillla Seven'Persons few things for which we ought lo. bo tn home, Independent of. the ballots more thankful. The people shrank from Ihe Idea ot a wv time election but Sir Wilfrid coulrt not denied. He wasjn a position to force one on the country and -without compunction he aid if." Vancouver Sun( Vancouver, Vancouver Run says: "The verdict Is In favor of conscription. Without doubt It will tie patriotically, If not cheerfully Wilfrid fjiurfer will how In lo the (ill ot the majority and will actrlae the Inhabiting of Quebec to do Ilkewlic." Albert Albert, Dec. Dalljr Herald says: "Two significant answers ware given In no uncertain manner b; the.pcoplQ of Canada.In yeateraay'? election. One was to challenge thrown down Insolent French- of our gallant.soldiers, leaves no doubt as lo tlie resolute purpose of the nat- ion. It places a serious and grave responsibility upon, the niton'govern- ment. The administration must de- jVole Itself to Ihe utmost of Us energy and afelity lo lha one pnrposo for which tbo mandate hat been Ihe on of Ihe by every reeonrce of the Montreal Oanrte MMfreal, Dec. 18. The Gazette says: "Tho spirit of Canada hns won. the majority nuy be, it will suffice.. The government has now a to prosecute the war to the end. The Military can bn applied wllh-lhe of the people. No referendum Is necessary. II was taken yesterday. It has been n great victory against ftrong odds, and It will be a message to the enemy that coma wbat may CanaeV sUndi In de to enlist from Taber In the war, has speaklfrg Quebec which has.bjen the tense ol her own and tlAnn In l-.ll ...t.lAt. 1.1. n wonnded, accord Ing In casually Ilils today. Russell Is ,the' ion' of 'a prominent lumber In Taber, anit ___ iras with Ihe first six wen hi TaVer to were, offer their wan broke Isll which waggled tliu dog tor a good many years. T lie other was that Can. ada is1 in Ihe war to the Star Saslcatooii, Bee, were Tho' out. For Ike tie tfcai ai kas (he lays the Saikatoon Star -..liecti at trdiit'ha ktii acllng today, ind (Sonllnncs': -''Capada tuu luivea ker lo In defense ot the empire." WEATBEet ftttff erMMeia Sifton. Hcilly. Palton. ?125 120 25 G 65 1! 57 25 34 .264 35 2 32 2C 14 44 S3 19 49 73 RIVER 3 -X Bowvilla Barons Elinor....... Surllne...... Prairltyflle Harpers Bufwash Bow Valley Washington Plalnfiejd Mfehlll Sunnyplaln Plu'nkell'a Itonse Sherwood Vulcm w o 5 I 2' 23 45 22 S9 35 9 3 C r, 7 15 11 i 8 31 1 jl 56 1 23 3 J M: 41 in .1 2 7 a 0 5 35 1 7 13 S 22 12 3 4 'S 20 37 the Yukon, will hare .138 supporters as against S3. a majority of 45: Should the deferred elections result favorably to the government, the majority would bo increased to 49 and Unionists claim that It Is likely to be still further mented 'by the soldiers' vote., The lost parliament, elected September 21, 1911. consisted of 221 members, ot 134 were Conservatives and 87 Liberals, the majority when the flohse mot being 17 for the government. Ow- ing to vacancies this had decreased to about 30 at the last session. Later returns still further emphulze what was probably the most.striking feature of the election, the largo majorities secured by Unidnlst candidates in the English Bpeaklng provinces and by Liberals in Quebec. It'is altogether likely that more can- didates will lose 'their deposits In this elsctlon'Tian at any previous; content. Returns ol tho overseas and :North American naval and military, vote will not he available for five or six weeks. Votes cast on the continent'of Europe- will bo allocated to'the various .con- stituencies and counted at the office of the Canadian commissioner, fa rrance at Paris; those cast In England will be allocated and counted at the office of the high commissioner, for Canada in London. The resnlls will be reporied by( to the general, returning of- ficer at Ottawa. Military votee, In Canada will be counted ii Ottawa. The counting of military aa received, whether at or Paris, will be done by spedil re- turning officers, assisted- by an equi- valent number'of cleris, appointed, half on tlio nomination' of the govern- ment ant] half on that of the leader ot tho opposition. .Each'military ballot Is enclosed in a different envelope, en- dorsed In such a way as to make- allo- cation (o a particular electoral' dis- trict possible. Tho first process will bo allocation of the envelopes. Then wnl come tho countjng. Under Hie terms, of the. Military Vot- ers' Act, pouncing of nav- al votes Is lo days lifter polling day: hut this provision Is modified in another clause which en- ables counting to be begun earlier It all the ballot boxes have, been reCftiv- W. F. O'Connor, general returning officer, said today that It unlikely Ihe allocation and counting 'of. the North American naval.'ft'nd aUifary vole would bo begun'before.the year. majority. Red Clark, Unlm, 1000 maj. Battle Blair, Union, leading. Bow Helllday, Union, lead- ing. Lethbridge Buchanan, Union, 1700 majority. SASKATCHEWAN Reglna Cowan, Union, 3000 roaj. Moose Jaw Calder, Union, 3000 maj Asslnlbola TurrtU, 3009 majority. Humboldt Lang, Unioa. McNutt, TJnha, nsej. Prince Knoat, Union. J i Kindersley Ualon. Lost 'Mountain-y-Jctuutoaa, 'UsioB, Matarg, Maoken Reid, Union, North' Long, Unlou. 'Qn'Appe-ile Tha Swift Aime, TJeJaa, 1IM majority. Weyburn Tboropson, Sajkatoon Union. COLUMBIA Rooiensy Eut fionnell, large majority. Union, IWo Mcintoei, Unloa, WVO majority. Union, tOOO mej. Vancouver SterenX Union, 2000 majority. Vancouver Cooper, teOO majority.' Liberal, majority. Comoi-Altwrni Clement', Mem Burreil, Union, New McQuarrte, treh ion, 1300 majority. New. Westminster Union..- -r. Kootenay Oreen, Union. Tolmie, Union, 40W) mej. SCOTIA C, 3rolon S. and Richmond (1) Lib. C. Breton S. and Richmond (9) Carroll, Lib. ;C. Breton N. and tj: BEWARE OF-HAIDERf Manila, Dec. Officials of the Philippine government hare issued a to ship owners to beware of raiders impeded to be near alamort. Ateerkan aad British war It la an oa-operat- of be announced at 0119 he that is un- likely to. be In less'tiao five dr. six weeks." ALBERfA Edmonton Union over 1500 majority, Edmpnlpn Strath cona-r-Dooglas, Union. Calgary'Weitr-TvMIMj.VllM, K00 majority. Medlclno Slftott, Pukm, najorily, LJkonJ, akont 60, with (CojrrwciB pir Pioi 6) EWIilMCM Calgary, Dec. far- mers and larmhand-s were granted lot- al eiemplion by Justlco Sltamons tits' moniitig so long as they remained j farms Three bank clerks were f ed allhough'tho flea raado that thero'ras a great of this kind ot skilled labor No ram-, 3 ci'i refused cictnptloo. t WORK IN COAL MINES OM Washington, Dec 17. cot! production at u Adohilstrator GarfMM b Mr appeal to operalon and tfikm to i CD tae asm ChfJatBM.'aM I Te.r's Every tdle ta I aitaes the coutrr i KIKettOihMi, ;