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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. Lethbridge, Alberta, .Thuroday, December 21, 10.11. Number 10} SIFTON AND MCLEAN ARE GIVEN NEW PORTFOLIOS Premier Takes Depart- ments of Railways and Telephones CABINET CHANGES FIGHTING IN PERSIA Teheran, Dee. lighting between Persian -con- X 'stltullonal and Russian .troops fy Is reported to 'have occurred. Xo details are In the despatch i'roin Tabriz which conveys tins report. X ASQUITH THE SCOTCH SEAT LOSTMRSi WILSON ASK POWER SIXTEEN BILI5 RECEIVE THE ROYAL SANCTION Canadian Defeated Sol- icitor-General in North- Ayrshire Lethbridge District Man Becomes Minister of Municipalities lOdiuoiitiiu, the. adiuuriiBil' tonight the incin- (if llu: giivurunu-nt proceeded lo the oilicc of the posT whore thc-l'rein.ier.- .Mr. Siflon, .was BEING; pLACEn in iis minister of railways and j QN CANADA'S TASTE FOR IMMIGRANTS trlcl.lioncs, and Hon. A. -I. McLean, j provincial secretary, us minister oi j municipalities. j will ilic iliiUns uuii-; HTlt'il wiih' tllt'sc: ullices at once in uxordance with flic terins oi the.' ads rclalins I'o- fnesc which were j 1'iiiud tu by Uie Lieut.-CloveriHir.frnn, curlier in tiie evening. London, Dec. Bart of Duil- I lev speaking al Worcester salt! one of tiie greatest, securities of Imperial unity was [he sending out, from Hrit- aiu our best lo the overseas domiit- ions. Otherwise distant countries Australia are likely to diverge us in customs and ideals. Commenting on tills lhe Birumig- j 1mm Post questions ir .Catutdti's pi e- Terence for country HE IS HOPEFUL OF A NEW TRIAL i sagacious. "We have l.ouitoii, Dec. govcrniniMil has Idsl aiiolher seat in the House of I'omtnonx owing to .the result ot t.iie Ijyi'-clcci.jon lor Ayrshire Scotland. A. Anderson, K. C l.iUral incinber relumed at last elec- tion, hail io si'c'i rc-i'lfCtioii upon llis a's Solh'itor-ticnin'ul for isfotla "I me! i 'It c ilfii In j I-'. Campbell, LVinscrvalive, by i jii.ajoritv of '.'.71 votes. At the la'll CBITICISEs'1''1'1'1'0" Vmlnsdii win his stil a, 11 lil t nil Camp ''no Wilson bell is a Canadian and is jasfiil of Giaour. Us formerl lived ililUK', (Jill SUES FOR A DIVORCE Prominent Canadian Fam- ily in Matrimonial Tangle WIFE NEGLECTED Senator Edwards in Pos- session of Husband's Property San Francisco, Dec Winnipeg Murderer. Hll 4 Chance for Hit Life Yet DIED WHILE ON WEDDING TRIP wife of Dr. Charles W. Wilson ol Ills s I'pyal N'orchwesf Mounted Police, through her A. Nathan, has DR. ELMORE HARRIS VICTIM OF SMALLPOX WHILE VISITING IN INDIA liled suit for divorce in the superior 'courts'of this'city, charging deser-j lion. j Colonel Yv'llsoiHs a member or one of tiie wealthiest, and most aristo-j eratic families of ino Dominion of! I anno I oi numerals he served jib .ain_ oihcei in tile army I ind fetlied liemeinui colone'i] TOAIDTHE NEEDY Knox Church ,6f Toronto Makes a Novel Pro- posal Toronto, Dec. church has made application' to the legiula- lure for a private bill which is nrob- ttlily unique in its kind. Certainly U has never had a precedent in Toron- to. Tile church's application is for authority ..after paying the salaries of the minister and his assistant to use the money secured in reirls supplement tile salaries paid to min-j isters of poorer churches In the city. Kuox church owns several high val- ued Properties in Toronto and the returns mount ua into a nun far above .lhe congregation's require- jmcnts. DEADLOCK IN NEW ZEALAND ChrisLcbnrcb, N'ew. Zealand. Dec. parties are so evenly balanced after, the elections that the. only slblo way out of a deadlock seems to he lo take a vote of lack of confidence In the miri- Istry. BRITAIN SHOULD KEEP OUT OF IT Winnipeg, Dec. Hngel, K. counsel for Henry Wilbur who! is under sentence of death lor lie murder of Frank Johnson, 'in the Winnipf-g Colored club on .-Inly- 38, returned .to Winnipeg.from 01- j lu. mil the mm oi i HIV, lo oh ainmi, i ni.tt foi Ih tonilimncd nnii "Mr icons sjrt-ilh 1.1 lounged his mlerview nnd iV peirs lo he rcnifidcnl dial his ditnl S Mill ict enjoi hecdom Ihe ground on wlncli Mr bases his application tor a new. trial is thni He lirsl trill was brought rai unexpectedly, so that he was un- it says, "so thoroughly into an industrial and nrbaii .population Tiirimtn. Dec. '1 t ih c. that insistence on settlers with rural I rm.jv, m Uiu tilv nin iinceil tin upbringing must either gravely im-1 0, -jrri- jiede the dominion's development D, Ualns tt IS hls compel it: to lake more-new Wood w, cm a loreign lands." J lew weil1, In In, iljsenl ;t I i u is iu Indu ittitkcdljv i Mnallpcix and died suddenly PFfiPIF IIVINf Hums was one of the proiiii- 1 LVI ilL L1T111U I n.nlt Of Toronto, being well s TAA I? A CT known theological, educational and fllUvll IUU rAjl husint'.ss cutles lit belimged to the hie lo nil the evidence- for the defense. "Besides says Mr. one of the most-import- lint witnesses crown has comi- me since the trnl with the s iii nl that lie is more airud in t oi the police ind UK tin he did not gut the complete story of the "shooting when lie was in 1iie witness AFTER A BUSY 30 HOUR WHIRL IN 3JJRGING GOTHAM New Vork, X. dent 'i'aft left. New York al midnight well known 101 (I nid v i is vcrv we [amily althy STRATHCONA'S AMBITIOUS PAVING PROGRAM Sirathcona, Dec, promin- companieB of Uie United Slates Caiwda are Viddlnc- Tor Strath- ISO.fWO1 yard paving program. of 1912. The tenders opened privately in special council meet Ing. H is. 'sxpflcted that the price he around per sfiuare yard. lo return lu the White tiiirtv busv hours in New York. de. ciarme; n lhe I ist nl sunal iddrcss es which he made thai -Vine of, tin duel fluits ol tint, age is tint pio hisM'lc ui Imni, too lit In his visit litre the president, spoke at five din ners, laid tht: corner stone of a new liomc for the blind, did .ChristnVas Mioppin, and mined mill) politcil iQaders' The president's last socech.was before tlie New York Young Men's Republican club at a. dinner given in his honor, lie ap- peared just as .Senator Horaii of Ida-j lio M i tchedulcd to speik jwi listi n- ed attentivelv to a sUriing address hv the western senator. W'itli lan- guage which ilie president later de ed as having great force, and iio5try, Senator Uorah (lay cd- lawless big business in t Owing to a Bomfwha greater liHiiljthat hion.riit demonstrations of REACHED BASIS OF AGREEMENT MINERS' DIFFICULTIES BID FAIR TO BE SATISFACTORILY ADJUSTED Ai i Sale hour vojterdav afii'i'mjoii: the .commfifisir.ii -Composed of U. Went' ley, chainimn President Powell, rdr and W. F. Mc- N'cill rLOHSLiitin, tht- opii ilors c ,m pi'-le I tliflir work of the conditions, in 'he. I1 raiik which had been lef. over from last fonfirenu tnt two paii ies. An agreement which was _ac- teptat'lu In boll! sides was reached, ind forwarded .last night to the pai'tiuenl of Labor at. (Jttsnva The I ui on UK mi seltlH (mints 1 siibmiHM lu Hit l.ial unioi .it i ink .it in eir ago For i time he lived! on bib i inch iieii Umojitou AIU. j Decembef May, Afit Wilson uiaiden name is Caroling Pfiffei ddiigl tei ot a ijuii t-ei maatei in tht, United States stationed tt F cotiie Inland, near l'hiladelphiap: met her husband on ti ilsit i" northwest old and slio: was ;in liur early twen- ties Tiie' fuftntlsbip soon ripened into love and..they, were .married on October 'J909; 1 heu honeMuoon sjjent on the Bar Ih IftlO ColoiKi -iie-l join, sngResiled that his'wife naren.1 sfjfin Philadelphia for a short time. ..She was "to go by way ,'of- Stin1 'Francisco and Los Angeles tilth, frieuds for a few -months.. Iwheu be wouM1 join her, jouinej flith hei to Philadelpbu and then home'.by way of New York ami Alorjtreil j When Mrs. .Wilson started on her gravels uas plentiiulh supplied A few-'weeks'after her arrival" here she became ill'and her money.soon.became dissipated in doc- tor', and: nurses' bills. She wrote her husband asking for fluids, bui never received any replies WILL SPEND THE MONEY IN WEST ABOLISH NEWS TRAIN CHIEFLY HELPS TORONTO GLOtet Ottawa, pOBtmasiur general has decided to discontinue the mail train known aa the "Flying which costs the'country 000 a year and used principally for Toronto Globe through western Ontario by a.m., leaving Toronto wiib the Mul'ou Free Press. The Pelletier will devote the money .jo 'improving the Western Canada postal service. MIDDLFJONIS APPEARS'. TO TREAT ARREST FOR MURDER AS A HUQE JOKE Dec. cynical- ly the whole time be was fn the pris- oners' dock, and frequently breaking to her. supplicating letters transferred His Property She then uiote -n membeis of his attention of the whole counroom into a sconrful langu' which drew the to into un- him, William Charged of material, the srice on this side of the river will he slightly higher tluui that quoted in 'Edmonton, although the Strathcona contract IB the larg- est. ATTRACTING AMERICAN FARMERS Totfeld, 'AHi, Dec. It is noted Iliat. many American farmoia have re- cently .juoved into thig district, where hey are finding couditions moat fnv- orahlo for mixed.farmliig Iteal estate mail. .liavo gone over the ground, BUte .that ithe uniiB- iially rich, the.'prairie having ereil for ivith a thick of ilecayiug. organiu matter sucli aa lends to render it today most 1'avor- nbletoHbe luxuriant growth of grains, arasaeii and vegelablo The fut- ure Tofittld .ati a, railway "centre would now appear to bu from tiie fact tllHt -the town ia now the north cm terminal of tiie freight sot-vice oil Tofield-Calgary branch of the G. T. P., and .that the entire district Unrlerlaid with Khundant coal tiiiri natural of MAOMATH LIGHTING TRACT CON- MagrHth, Dee.. a, cuuneil. meeting taxt. niglii, the offer.of MaHrath Con! Co. to suoply.Uie town with trlolty wae accepted and -.1 francWse -will he drawn up- a. bevlod of tv.'cn-ty -The promoters firV lot'itl men. pliuse imsidenl in Ms spotch li chte mA if inpioicd In tlH.ni igrcrl t-cninor Horjh that tlip I nl sidcnl will be n a po'-ltiun Tuesday aftft-rnpon, when Crown Pro- evaminpll tliree counti) liad dciecis ami I Ml it up i ith Ilir o.ieutots tlieit Hie business of the people to oict tu tin, sum dolt comi, them 'as ilu- rai ign unit i th? ulml n vlnci Ilu operillns jssocution will iilso cousitler Hit nutter and UIITI; is little doubt thai it wili nlso bv agreeable to tlicui. I !J. 1'iwell, iii-iiil of tlio. niiuers of ilistrici. liiis inoining KLate-il iiie srssiuns off vcrv ior all parties, anil hn Ottinva. Dec. Jlorine, a thinks lu ii siv of isn mi-iil ull hi Hut cqnalh 'eo'minuuicaUve. At a loss to iho imirdei of'tiis brother. Johi? omit foi hei hiiibinrta s range si- on lhe of Xov. 20, lilt knee ind tmhno to Join her in San ]m beginning of bis trial on 1 Francisco shi, TOIR to A. C. Lancey. i chioi' cpnstablf of Edmonton, isking ;'or. as lo her husband's .whereabouts. j Lancey investigated and a short. Mime ago informed her that her hus- bind hid u ft noil ill bib moperiy j liojilings anil inonov to hit, brotbor- C-. Pjtivvardh. from 111 j Uie CnmbLiltm! diitric in the Can- i ad in p rliuncnl iud cbninionly THUNDERER SAY6 PEHSI'A-ISN'T WORTH SACRIFICE OF ONE MAN London, Times..-in editorial defends tht, ortice from tbc attacks those opposing the Anglo .i-.ieoipuit with rcspecTr to PCISM 'Jhc Times icnds that the onh alieinaiivt to the British pohc> upholding tbf jigi-ceinciit is the t mcnt of force, and .idds ilir paper f Persian mdr-pcndenci- is not the bones of a single British sol- t1 Tlic art-iclt lie sanrft; are fast runnme alltl tl grave respmisihtlitv icsts Ihosi1 in England uho eiiLOiuige1 Heuia to risks Eoi KliKh not but the Persians ivill have to pay NOT ALLOWED TO SEE HER HUSBAND NE TEMERE DECREED WORKS ON MRS ER OF WINNIPEG Wtiinipex Dec Jl sjm patliy is ftidelj enlisted in the case of Mrs. Frederick Brewer, Logan avenue, cornea. intovjiepnfticfc with the he temere decree; She ti. a Cutholic but, her husband IB test ant and ihey were, married by a For some months be .1ms been ailing and for the .past three weeks he has in SI.. Boni- fttce boipltai where he ie-awaiting a critical oijeration (17ntil %esjpida} the wife ind childien lefused admission fianhb on the that tiie couole HIP not legallj inai ried.'' The lwoman claims that the church iis concerned becftiise she per- mitted her daughter by- lier first hus- band to be.'married by a .Protestant minister. Grand Master 'Noble oi the Orangemen lodav Legislature Spent a Busy Day Rushing Through Business LETHBRIDGE Y.M.CA nesses in :the case relative io ItndiiiK of the body. Only 20 yciirs of use. the boy' in tiie prisoners' fr 4 had takeu it in charge, had in "addition to fhe ongmal, draft -for onl> s ear's extension of time in building1 the Edmpntpu street railway radial lines. One of these clauses ided toi a new line from Ednicn ton to Namavo iiost office m Mr Bo> le s This he w as accused 'by several of ..try; ing to ri Irodd th tough the house The Mil was in committee of: thd; whole for discussion when itprnt'. hioke Mr Tweedie inipected -Mr. Boyle was endeavorine up hia bill 011 the Calgary amend- menU he and other members iJcBlrous of seeing ihe litter passed altonki vote for the Interurbati bill Mr.. Hot Showing loi membei for Calgtry MM: 't want to bf "if it is the "intention of foi SiuiKeoii CM i Boyle) fa hold 111) fhe Calgan bill. H this In le.m'ylatiuii or one for the people, want (o know." With sauvity Jir. renlieil tha-j, the member for Cfllgary had inr tirnated that it wai cut-tbroat legis-; lution. "To some, extent T am inciitir sd to agree with him." .He continued' well stud of hue Shdesdales, Bith 4 glance at the meni- theUolal of The salfi was con- the! ducted bv Col of I incolli, Neb, is glad ll, and looks tor nn n in foni.er politician' in NcwfyLUulliitiil, j ai-fvpfiiMf- (u all I ami who in recent- yeais has an {all din un s Hi at'tiic Tory in Toronto :uui; lif-.lf il 01 trouble! Irrqiiciilly oamtidatu, 1ms futtirr. bfcn. given a royiiig c'nnnnis'sioii MIR government. I'o probe work! HAYNES ASKS ilono iu all Mm dejiiifMiifiUs. lit- Tfironto. Dor-1. llaynes, allowed ro any lutlp wbOKe v-Trli jtgaiiiHt Hon. A, fJ. -Me wlrflu'S, lu do the I'niitm't1. The ap-! KHV was'ihe cause of ihe then pbinUncut is liiads; in Itop'r that-of Ontnrio Uhevah fnsisting sonic- irregnlai'iticx will uli wilicli tiny alf-adci-1 GOFERS WRITES AN EDITORIAL i lime stnli od to resign, h-.is filed inent ol duim in the action oider with Middleton, is j unstated bt' J K Mclnnit., of Regina charged with thfi'.orime. Anderson isjln all anfrials sold, quiet to tho iioiul of. reticence, and j averaging: JnJO e-tcb never syealtg unless isjiolten to, while MifMIeiou talks of the matt-er freely and claims that it is Muif. he should lun-e been.nrreslert. Both the Aiulcrsbns. who were ar- rested .in Lelbbridge, appear nervous while jhe case against is being heard. Jiud several times on Tuesday Mrs. Anderson Insert hard Tor a cigiire'Uc Trohj her guards. SCHEME MOOTED TO SEHLE THE WAR Ibe agirrt'ssive TO ACCOMMODATE INDEPENDENT COMPANIES New York. Dec. H. Ua- vles, who waa reocntlj' anpoiutvd superiiitwiident or ielephonca of the I'oslttl 'IVIegraph Cahle Company, announced todnv that his has' iasuod histrucLioiis tu Ks cou- stnicllon ilfipHrtiuenl. (o proceed with (be erection o- iioji- Ijtjr -iniportatvl: poiula on the of the company j for pui'DOHe or extending (be leltipiione'H use of the to Hie The danngeH aaket! are T-bu he gives of bis alleged wrons; is alle-ifis ulietmtion of bis ajleclion. b 11 Nun HL, In li il m n it any for the of flic hiw to be- dednrrri I'resi- ik'iit Samuel yi the Amcri- iiiHi KctlpmiioP of Lalior in an Utrial "Labor's pnsivion, lawful ;iiiri jirogrcs'iivc." will appear in (lit Ijnuu lhe fomlicis i'son' is under; threatening them 1 rd his full Co-oprraliun in iiny invcs- beis uJio most in Ing niR interurhan bill. Messrs. Hoadley, Michener ami other' members that the city of Edmonton should be connulteil be- I oiv the. bill was puaed an several new clauses had bean inserted. Air. Boyle replied thai the bill bat! been.-advertUed :and tiie city hail plenty of notice. At this juncture Premier" SMtoo oil on the troubjstl and nsBuroil -Mr. Twaedie ihat the Cal- Kary bill would not be sidetracked. 'I .have as reed that it shall 90 In- to committee of ihe whole, and I am perfectly willing to Kay., here sev- eral days more iC necessary to UTS' up to that agreement." It wan that after iHi ifay be uiiidi' The Lonikm, ui'C .Salonika, ilr- Jlowevnr she was deapito spuich 10 the limes saj s it is bf- bqr pleadings, I lievwl thn gowinment tin The confinement since thfir arrest i means lu Mltli Ilic hut tint Hag already told on piisonws, all! Poniplcti; ijuk-pcn'icticp' and" bill should be left over till of whom .UT looking a .liltie wan and I of the dia'n.'jer air iitilisponsablc in j Christmas holiday B pallid. .the rarryiiic; nut fif the schftmc, Tlip Hulgariaiis li.ivi; a YOUNG MAN ,GONE WRONG 'jigainsl the cuniniitUc of and .Montreal, Dec, ,1. Laiizon, progress, inllnt ntial nirinburij. clalmlni? lo he the son of J. B. Lnn-j which have lictn rrceivinjr ivitli di'ttth. Two' nrrodt here on a charge of defrauding: leading mutubeis of Uie t'ominitti'L1 at fbf_.Uominion Bank of JJG50 by mls-j Kralnvo haiv bcfn (Continued on-page 5.) CAEKWAR IS ABOVE LAW A THE BANK CLEARINGS The bank clearings for 'the week ending today were as compared with for Iho correaiiomliji? week yrsar ar.tl ]RHI, i forthcoming'number of Iho official ur- i-eproBenlntlon. 'Ho Riiilly j 'nan of UK; ft-ileration hf tho first lio nnpcar Uio McNamnni Hro- :lhcrs' CDllai'Sf, in their t'hrtrfic.d a gains I them. In bis Hitjrvia! Mr. Gompcrs con- .ft'nos liiinwK In thn diswissitm issues tin- McXninuran'casoj siiying (if lliy fasi- iUvlf'lhat. hu nntl' his Oollfa'sui1.1; will sliitid liy the sliiti1- iiiRht wliIcli Ilioy iiutliovizeil soon 'tin-' the of Hit' brnfliers. and will be .icntcnceil Don. NOW WHAT WILL HAPPEN? Pekin. Doc. Vtlatl Slii in all oflicfal statctiicni foday naiil JIR re- to accept Hip republic. RAT PLAGUE AT ROSEWOOD 4 Rosewood, Mm1... ra j plagun if! becoming: serious in tlii <.j locality, all farm Imililiugs being. -ihe rodents. There J-iio .signs of them till aboul. 'three mon th H ago in the Dufrcfliie, XJSleeJ traps arc being: used succoss- fully, g. CallcotL having captiireii 20 ii) a abort time by getttng (lie traps in the granaries. London, Sir Henry Deane in tlio divorce court 'today decid- .X e.d the Oaokwar Baroda, owing; to bis nink a.s an iiulo- pcmlont sovereign, could not, be ni.'itlc a party to any pro- jn law courts. The X (.tuekwar of Burorta ;ras e.if.eil HS co-veHpqndcnt in a divore.e' suit which was listed under caption of "Stahmn vn, "fr Staham." X ;