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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 23, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, '.Jtf, 1W12. no; lK DAILY GAMBLING RAMPANT IN FASH IONABLE TIMS COMMENCING TO SQUEAL THESE OLD PEOPLE OWE THEIR HEALTH Ti Tkf Wttfcrfil hm Of "Frrt-t-tiro" N, London, Dee. is talk of stringent legislation to put a stop to gambling in the west end. Scores of well furnished establishments in Mayfair and Helgravia exist solely as gambling dens and yet the owners can continue their notorious way un- checked simply because the police are unable to induce the victims of those people- to come forward and give evidence against them. A young mem- ber of a well known banking family dropped recently in. one night in one of those den's and went to the police to see if they could the amount for him. This they were J'JS umbrella, was blowra from unable to do as he declined to op-, Position and instantly killed, while the driver sitting in front ot "For more tliaa 10 years, I suffered with Constipation and Piles. I tried many remedies, but none did me good. After taking four boxes, of "Fruit-a- I mu well. I am now over fio years of MR. WM. PiTT, general store-teeper at SHAKI.Y, "I am 67 years of age long suffered tortures from Headaches, due to Stomach Troubles. I was advised to try "I'rnit- I did so and they completely cured Mr. PARSONS or OTTKRVii.T.n, ONT., .'.-iv5 "I am y-jars old aud believer in 5oc a box, 6 for trial size, 250. At all .dealers or from limited, Ottawa, pear in court. wounded in eight It is said on good authority that tlie Howdah, was 'one of the owners of a particular sumptuous gambling-house, has clear- Miraculous Escape ed the respectable sum of I The escape of the Karon and Lady -within the last few months, so the Lanlinge was well nigh miraculous, the combined profits must be cnor- The missile fell only a foot or two mous. Unionist Party is at Sixes (Continued from iroiit neetlon between the Mail and Times' newspapers, now under Iho stuiie chlof influence, has not yet beon grasped by jiublic opinion." Mr. Oai'vin goes on to sneak of Lor Northcliffc as a "lovable and fascinat- ing parsonage, as well as a renowned person for his but he. declares "ho has not had the eye tor consc- (jiienilve labor or study, and thought, which politics demand." Political Thimble Rigging London. Dec. Ure, 1C. C., Scottish Lord Advocate, describes Bonar Law's latest scheme as a braz- plcce of political thimble-rigging, which tlie Tories, as well as tho Lib- erals, would oppose. Ixird Derby, the leading Unionist iii Lancashire, declared In Manchester on Saturday that there were differ- ences In the party and requested re- presentatives of tho .press to with- Native Agitator 1 IIU llllfcMiU ICll U1IIJ it HlVb OL l-WU L fiu.-iiiiiiiu, j from Us target. The great proees- reformers are putting sion immediately came to a stand-? strain on the allegian still and a crowd of officials rushed up and found tha viceroy, bleeding and pale, while the vicerine was terribly front favorable. The bomb was the carrying; out of the announcement thrown as the "great procession was It is understood that Lord Derby and his supporters resolved to take time to consider the new situation. Some Conservative newspapers of Melbourne, Australia, argue that tariff ig an .intolerable still and a crowd of oflidals rushed substantial elements in the party, add- ing that the most dangerous proposal of all is the idea of submitting the tariffs to colonial conference. London, Dec. Cromwell, on the eve of the battle oi Duabar, said: "The Lord hath delivered the ene- my, into mv hands." Premier Asquilu might .have said the same thing after reading -Mr: Bonar Law's speech at Alton-Under- Lyine, for it had the effect of hope- lessly splitting the Unionist .party just at a time when 'the finances of labor were at their lowest, ebb ami when the Unionists were looking for- to. shaken. The police immediately sur- Threw the _______ -.'as thrown and made several arrests. All the outlets from the city were placed under strictest guard. Today's celebration marked that tlie king had made during the passing Chandai great coronation Durbar, the trans- which is a long, narrow typical Ori-j fer of.the capital of India to Delhi, ental street, containing many mer- Since that announcement was made chandiBing places. The stores were the viceroy, who had been created mostly one storey, but some of them Baron Hardiiige on his appointment rise the height of two stories. A to office, has. been very busy visiting street car line runs the whole length j various parts of the country and has lhe HCYt eicCUon with the of the.Chandai, Cliowk, but owing to i been able to pay only rf few flying v. -_....> the importance o! the day's events visits to Delhi to inspect the pre- parations for the entry of the gov- socvice had been suspended. The viceroy's elephant was an enor- mous, animal. The driver sat between his ears guiding.him in tho usual na- tive way by tapping him on the fore- head with a steel spike. Behind the eminent into the new imperial city. Albert Kirsthie and Mark Kroald- art were seriously Injured when a [Cutting box burst on a farm near driver was the great Howdah, a box- Hnnover. like construction fixed'on the phant's saddle. The Howdah was covered with imperial purple drap- pr0p0sefl s ings decorated with gold lace and. jonn tassels. In it were ssated the vice-! pjnKijsi1 ca roy and vicerine and at their backs I _________ practical certainty that they would sweep the country on the. cry of "Down with the insurance -act, and Lloyd Georgeism." The Liberals were disheartened and demoralized. Kven cabinet ministers were beginning' to admit they had little or no hope of success at the next general election. This was the stood another native attendant hold- ing over their heads the great para- sol which indicates the royal dig- nity. Owjng to the..-lowiiess of the houses in ;tlie Cliowk'-''the assassin who'stood on-one of the roofs, only a few feet from the vieeroy and vicerine. The which was evidently- in- tended to explode by bust with terrific force.'The native hold- 11 McKenzie Co, Electrical Dealers And Contractors Phone 637 Avenue Si, It Is reported that the capital're- situation only a fortnight ago. Now quired for the establishment of the! Liberalism has been raised from the I proposed steel and iron works at St.' depth of despondency to the been -fully subscribed by neiKht enthusiasm while the Un- ;pltaHsts' ionists are divided into the two hos- tile camps. For this state of things Mr. Bonar Law is' held responsible by many people, but he is not primarily to blame. .The mentwho'Jiayp Sotjiold of the, party machine strings Bonar .Law has had io j dance. At best hu is only a medi- j oerity and the complicated and deli- 5 catc situation created by -the agita- tion in the north of England against taxes, and by the determination oi such men as .J. L. flnrvin, editor of the Pall Mall Gazette and L'eo Maxse, editor of the National Re- The Ladies'Store Phone 453 The CHRISTMAS SALE Every Hour of the Day Tomorrow A SALE offering exceptional savings just at the time when your purses leel the 'strain of extra Sale, the importance of whien is fully appreciated by the women of this city and district, judging from the. hundreds who have already tested the genuineness of its splendid bargains 20 pe, cent on everything Fxonvono end of the store to -the other, .tlfrpuglioul every depai't- nieiit, yfti'Jibenefit to tlie'sanie extent-, whether it "be the daintiest oi' 5 in as Novelties you require or the more staple 'lines in use day in the year. Neckwear ami Belts, Handkerchiefs and Art Linens, Street and Even- ing Bags, Gloves and Hosiery, Scarves and Aprons. Waists and Kiin- onas, Dress Goods and Silks, Linens and Damasks, Flannelettes and Flannels, lor Neckpieces, Mull's and Fur-lined Coats, are all included without any reserve whatever. "We particularly request those who have left their buying; till the last to shop tomorrow morning- if possible, but-if you can't come in the mornfiiir, come when you can. You'll find assortments splendidly tiii extra force of'salespeoplc to serve you. DETAILS OF THE IN All 1-3 Off FOR THE ONE DAY ONLY (90 MINK MUFFS AND STOLES MINK MUFFS AND STOLES J75 MINK MUFFS AND STOLES MINK MUFFS aiAA AND STOLES ISABELLA FOX MUFFS 135 BLUE FOX1 'MUFFS FOR BLACK FOX MUFFS FOR STOLEO 5125 FUR-LINED- COATS FUR-LINED COATS- And other: -it Similar tin that cv-Prcraict, Baliour, easily iiud Attorney-General Wicker LETHBRIDGE HOTEL Christmas Dinner 1912 50c. 5 to 7 SOc. Blue Point Oysters with Lemon Salted Almonds SOUP Consomme a la Prlntanere Mock Tunis aux Quenelles RELISHES Queen Olives Celery FISH Baked Kennebec Salmon a la Msirinere, Pom me Halibut Steak, Sauce. Tartar Parisienne BOILED Corn Fed Armour Ham, a la Napolitalne Lamb Tongue a la Baurglgnonuce ENTREES Young Capon a la Montmerency, Prairie Pigeon, au Maveira Vol au Vent of Lobster Supreme, Washington Cream Loaf aux Cobert. SALADS Fresh Crab, Mayonnaise Assorted Fruit with Wine ROASTS Tenderloin of Xmas Beef, ati jus and Horse-radish Pig with Baked Apples South African Elk a la Bordelaisc POULTRY Local Turkey, Farcl au Truffles, Cranberry Sauce Domecelc Duck, Oyster Dressing VEGETABLES Steamed, Mashed and Sweet Potatoes Canadian Peas Asparagus au Bur Fordue DESSERT Deep Green Apple Pie with Cream Hot Mince Pie Pineapple Cream Pie Lemon Cheese Tart English Plum Pudding, Hard or Brandy Sauce Strawberry Ice Cream. Lady Fingers Orange. Maple and Port Wine Jelly, Christmas Cake Assorted Fruits Assorted Nuts' Muscatels and Almonds Cainmembef; Cheese Cafe Noir Saltene Wafers PLEASE MAKE RESERVATIONS 'FOR CHRISTMAS DINNER AT ONCE which Mr. BalfouL- promised in the ablest man on .the Unionist side rf the house, would, again tie hailed is leader "of.'the. patty. The other possibility of the situa- tion Is a nearby dissolution of par- liament. Sir Thomas Roe, the veteran Lib- referendum 'cral nicnihcr, is ready to famous speech the'Albert Hall, just before the last general election was enough to puzzle a bigger intel- lect than that of the present leader of the Unionist party in the. house o< commons. In these circumstances he made a hold course by announcing that if the Unionists returned to power they would call an imperial conference to settle (lie whole ques- tion of provincial trading, He marie this promise because he was instruct- ed to do so by the controllers of the machine, all of whom are known to he ia closest touch with ,Ios. Cham- berlain, the man who wrecked the Unionist party years ago. Tt is Jos. Chamberlain who is tc blame for splitting the party today. Mr. Chamberlain lias maintained foi a decade pjfsfc that the keystone of the tariff reform is a .rich imperial preference and if Great Britain wants to give preference to her col- onies she must put a tax on foreign grown corn. .Air. Chamberlain was right, but tiic Times, which is one of the lead- ers of the agitation against Mr. Bon- ar Law's proposition is endeavoring to prove that; imperial. preference does not necessarily mean tlie luxa- tion of food. .Such an argument is absurd because preference without, food taxes means ;i system of taxes on the raw materials of industry. Without, food (axes, as the Liberal newspapers arc pointing out, Great. Britain cannot give any effective pre- ference to Canada, unless timber and wood pulp arc fayed and without food taxes. Great Britain cannot give preference to Australia unless wool is taxed. Great Britain imports virtura'.ly nothing from the Dominion save food and raw materials and. as Mr. Cliani- bcrljiin .said long iiiro, food taxes are !'essential to any scheme for imperial lire fc re i ice. What lhc upshot of Lhc situation will he is uncertain, hut there are tit li-ast two possibilities, each of which might, have a startling influ- ence, on the future course of political events in this country. Tlie first of I these is the resignation of Mr. Hon- Law, jusL at .1 time when he had 'quite, a fair prospect of making a record in BriMsh politics by brcom- 1 ing primp minister without ever hav- lifld cabinet, rank. Mr. Honsr I L.'iw is a lighting innn, but his friends believe that unless the party rrrniiiincnil.s his leadership will follow Mr. Halionv into retirement, [in which case it ii pructiciiliy ix-i- j from th, ami Raymond As- son, has been selected as the party candidate to succeed him. No labor candidature is threatened and a bye- election in -January is considered likely. In such a contingency, and if Haymond Astjuith wins, as the Liberals now anticipate, the govern-! ment will, it is.believed, appeal to tho country. It is expected the Lords will draw out on the second residing all three of the political measures which had occupied the Commons I throughout the year. step may he considered certain with regard to the home rule bill and Welch Church j bill, hut is only a contingency re- j spectinsr this franchise hill, which will possibly be passed on second reading and discussed in detail in committee, if, however, these threes bills are either killed or hung up, ministers will he tempted promptly to dissolve and to secure if possible direct mandate from the constitu- encies in favor nf them. That is the more likely because of the present expeditions at the treasury that the existing trade..boom will last sullicicntly Lo Lloyd George, as chancellor of the sham, pointed-out that the individual States were unable to cope with tliq situation, jjaiiti asked the to take action-. The Stute officials state that tlie alleged agreements between the New Ha'vcn and the Grand TrunU roads meant the abandonment of projects for the extension of the Grand Trunk through territory now monopoliz- ed by the New Haven. In Its investigation during the past month, tlie Grand Jury examined offi- cers of both roads and their subsidiar- ies, and also experts representing New England States and cities most inter- ested. 'THREE ATTEMPTS IN CELL TO HANG TO BE GOOD After lie had been cut down in his third attempt to coimr.'it suicide by hanging to the bars of his cell, ORO. Of th a foreigner, from min Gait Collieries, gave it up, tftml this morning got off with a live I VH.UI-V i a handsome 'surplrs the. end tractive dollar fine. Whisky was the. cause oE his attempts on his life. I Nogi got into trouble for the first I time last Thursday when he ccle- j brated too freely, and ran amuck of lhe police. He was lined mi Kri- j (by morning, and spent the. day in the cells wailing for some of his friends to raise the necessary six hones to set him free. On Saturday morning lie was let out, but consid- ering that :i day's work at the end of the week was hnnlly worth while troubling about, he started off on Will Appear in Court j another rampage which landed him None of the defendants was reprc- jn the coop again in the evening with a iijrlitiiu; jag and a hardly laudable to more work for tlu Grand Trunk and New Haven (Continued from from Rented in court when the indictment handed up, counsel -for paid ihat all throe would surrender themselves 1" a few (lays. notwithstanding the fact that Mestvs. Smithers and Chamberlain aru not. residents of the T'nitcd Stales: Mr. Smithors' headquarters :ire hi London, Mr. Chamberlain's in Montreal. The railroad situation la New Kng- land was brought io the attention of tho I'Yrlnral dnpnrlnioiU of .lusiicc by tho Stnto. officers rof MaasaHniacits and Tlbode Island, who declared Uint abandoiimonl. of certain extension traffic and mileage agreement, el.wcnn lhc two roads. On November iwo voproscntntivcn nfcoss; or the two President. djc; very The first attPiivpt was r.Mile with hi.s leather Imlt, ami if on ollicn duty, hail not had a .sharp pair of ears, N'ogi would have been corpse in another few miiinlf-s. 11 ear ing gurgling sound Jicunie wont down to the cells, and found N7oiri black in the face, lit-was cut down and restored, hut. on com- ing too, leHcralt'd, "Mo die bv Mon- day." The police thought he would he quiet, but dov, r. a few min- utes later Uelcctive Kroning ntid In- This timr he had dcmolishi'd one leg of his trousers to got the rope. Still ho wanted ity he lore the shirt oil his to provide the necktie which was to re- move him from all earthly troubles Again Const Hcrm o capio to the ics cue, and again Nogl cut uoivn After such a the police decided that a special guard was needed until the fire .water ip Nogi's system was expended, so he was watched until he fell .inio'a -dampen sleep. Nogi promised .this morning that, he would patronize the water cart iu future, so allowed to go with a light fine. This was tho fourth attempted suicide in the-Cells this vear. 1ES ALL LAHGE FORCE ING AGAINST GOING TO VANCOUVER ISLAND MINES Although winter seems to have a ulraiiRc aversion to' sojbunilng longjout. In Sunny Southern Alberta, the cca! inc; miners aro not losing anything there- the island are "now at nork in thii dis 11 let hiring men as pit bonkes for tlio Vancouver Island, mine. :Ag there onh a feu nit bosses emplojerl. in large mines, Mr. Stubbs men. not to accept, for they a-re trins- portecl to the coast they be put, at ordinary work, and will be la position of strikebreakers. THE 1TURAL GAS The high wind of last Saturday sv- wiing caused trouble with the; con- sumers of natural gas. In ot the large blocks In citv was left burning in good be- fore the caretaker retired for the ev- ening. The wind was blowing hint anil in order to keep his eyu on-.the furnace in the basement of the build- ing, the caretaker went the rouiitts on an inspection tour about two o'clock on Sunday morning.' Or. go; ing into, tlie furnace room he at once' discovered that the suction caused by the terrinic wind had blown gas! The invisible liquid was meat road and would' Have re- L-.T 1 serious damage if it .had hot bv "for" "tho "first" tlmo in tlio'hlstory licsii checked in time. Fortunately'no oi G.K Comerles, ,hey are out have come to the notice of the Herald, ft would seem, therefprc, that some steps ought to be taken, to ins'irc the absolute safety of life and property in the face such cir- cumstances. Users of natural would dp well to exercise the great; est possible care in dealing with their ploying elKlit hundred men steadily, and are raising aii average of 1700 tons of coal _ dally. The mino at No. iJ in particular is having the best, year sinco it was started some five years aco. .o full capacity, employing 500 men. At No. closo to three hun- dred miners are at work, and although most attention is being paid to the new mine, Xo. is still one of the best pnyins mines in the Lothbridge district.' The Royal ColHarlss hnvo boon clos- er! down fr.-r the past week. The com- bns beon working; under difficul- ties, nnd as they aro contemplating icnslvc improvenionts and develop- ments in the interior of the mino, they Considered it wise to close for the win. It id understood t-iat In the spring tlur." will sink ;i shaft, and bring tlie mine up-to-dnte In every par- ticular. There arc one hundred miners em- ployed :it the Royal ColIierifiK. but all these, have found employment ag- ain at No. (i or across the river iU. the Lnthbridge or Chinook pianls. Issues a Clem Stubbfi, prcsidoiu. of the Min- ors' Union, was Jn the city Ifiat week, and wbllfl here iaKiiorl n miners of this district not. io fie furnaces. Before Inspector at the Counted rolice barracks Saturday afternoon Horsini K'limiik, a miner, was committed for trial' nt the nwxt criminal court of competent jurisdic- tion on the charge of robbery with violence. The victim is Slmoni Kali- muk. who i.s nllcRcd fo have heeii hadlv iK'.itRii about the head by" a piece of scantling In lhe hands .of. I Klimiik. Much of the evidence, went (o show that, there had been a gen- eral scrap nt the Letlihridge CjUler- ics over a ago, when tUe as- sault took place. Or. Hose, of Coalhurtit, testified to' tlie injuries sustained by Ka'.lmtik, work on Vancnuvf.- Island, while allliough still very weak, ap- strikc llicrn Is unsctllcd. He claims iTi court and save his vcftion that aeenlii of ilic conl companion ;