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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 19, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VH. LETHBK1UGE. ALUEKTA. TIIDKS1JAY, FKIiRUARV 19. 1'Jl I NUMHER 5S FOR ELECTORAL (I Resolution Moved by Mc- Lean of Halifax Starts Movement NOT POLITICAL MOVE INCREMENT TAX WORKS OUT IN OLD ENGLAND Politics Were Studiously Avoid- Borden in Sympathy BURN HAM AGAINST IT Likely That Bill Will be Intro- duced at 1915-Session of the House Ottawa, OnL, Feb. Farlla- inent of Canada-has formally committ- ed Itself to the task or dcaHng tho question oE electoral reform. This momentous step was uccided innm at yesterday's a result'of resolution moved by A. K. MacLtan. liberal member for Halifax. Mr. QlacLean moved for the appointment of a commltleo of tbe Ilouso to In- vestigate corrupt practices and pro- vide for greater purity in elections, Ity making Hie necessary amendments to Uie Controverted Elections act. He supported his resolution la a speed In" which lio avoided mak ing any political capital out.of-ihe- question. He reviewed the p'rir.cipa features the act in force In Greai Britain, Including jirovjsoii" for put He prosecution, and, white not advo eating' their adoption, .said that .advisaWIIly all some of tho Canadian well engngc the .a committee of the House.' .Mr.'-Mac J.can also suggested .that the States, laws calling -for 'publicity in connection with campaign lions might well be considered. Hon. C. J. Uolicrty, minister of Jus- lice, In an equally careful and moder- ate'speech proposed that a commit- tee should bo named. Tie thought much could bo done In the "way of Im- lir'orement of election laws. In soruc respects lie. thought they-were too stringent, in others they wero not severe enough. He thought dis- tinction should be made between a candidate personally honeat, whose supporters imglit bo guilty of of- fences against the act, and tho can- didate who condones comiplon. Mr, Doherly auggestcd making it compul- sory for voters lo go to the polls they cast "ballots or not. Sir Wilfrid Laifrler did not ivlth this proposition. Nothing, he said, was to be gained by compulsion. He Relieved the law should make it compulsory for to give employees an hour or two In London, Feb. Tht Ear! Derby doesn't like the Increment tax, i recent speech at Gootle he of- ered to tell his estate In Bootle, a uburb of Liverpool, for The property was purchased in 724, or 150 years ago, for Baron de Forest cites this as one. if the most striking caEts of un- earned increment to be found in England. He says "the Is worth and Immediately EARL DERBY H.S. IH WILL MEET CAMROSE FOR THE RUTHERFORD CUP IN ED. MONTON FEBRUARY 27 LOCALS MAKE PROGRESS I.cthbrMgc High ScLcWi will ir.cet Camrosti in the finals for the Ituth- erford Cup, emblematic of victory in the Pruvluclat Hlsh sciiuol diAjtlns league, on February 27. That- is the good rio'A'd ibat has come frum Kdmonlon, tht- commluen bavng surveyed the res'-iltc lo ilutc and decided to that The debate will laid; place ut (Special to The Hsrald) Montreal, Feb. Kit. will spend In University of Alberta, and Hon. A. track OAtensioas iM Itulhcrford, tbe donor of the nip. will j i _...-. High Sciiool won the cap by default In 1913. Tnii; how ever, there has bctn a hoi con- test all the way through. There were four divisions, l.clhbrulye, Calgary, ICauirose and lidmoaton, ultb a nmn- Ler ol teams in cadi. Tiie local tf am first tamjULsheJ Medicine Hal ami Clareshulm En successlou, wianlng tho Southern district, aitd then met Olds in thc Eeral-finals, wlnnug from the Agricultural High Eclioo] ol that point, although they entered a protest, which was disallowed. In tho meantime Carorose forged through lo the finals in the tvro offered the Earl S7.oOO.000 fop it. the Earl hasn't accepted. So north divisions, so the final clash is row arranged, for. Leihbridpc send Its finest array of oratorical tal- ent (o ttio capital on the 2Uh. Adopted Resolution Yesterday to That Hampers Them THE BEST In Some' it is the -Only to Get Justice From Home Kule was the central topic ot discussion that occupied llie main part of thc afternoon session of. the Miners' Convention yesterday. It was not, however, Homo' llro' ceplcd sense in its relation io jrcat question vrhiclr-fs agitating the -today. Kneineer mimts of statesmen; in the Uritisb man Thompson, 1 BLIND SENATOR IS EXONERATED Oklahoma City, bkla., Feb. 35. Scores of messages con- _ yralulaling 'i'homas P. GorcV United Slalps fitim Oklahoma, on his c.voneration of' charges 'Of improper con-' duct, made by Mrs-i-illnnio E.-. flond, In for da'ru- were received by tbe Senator today, Tho line from io Sitauu- avon, preeent enj nf is to be liuked-.ujj ijj DouMt trucki titf main line will Lc from Wiopipeg co Calaary. Double tracking tuo inoyntain section t'al- gary vest via be ricinyej un- til the Kettle Vaiicy line, llnkiug up-the Crow's Xcat with th'e coJist, and giv- ing a southern route. Is completed in These aro the main items of 'Uie 0. P. It. 191-J lion' programme for Western Canada, "as decided on be- tween President and Vlce-IVpsident Uury af.-theJr couftrerico late VCE- ierday afternoon. MAN SAYS CANADA CLEAN VIEW OF THE MANCKtSTER IN INTER.PROVINCIAL DISPUTES SOME REFORMS PENDING Line UrBe'Complcted Decided i i m Montreal on Other Good News thc Kniplro, s My i iistor-prtiuncial and ijispules. lo I'rivy (.'oimcil [if cnuticut judges from jM.iinioiis has, rn general IE, lliis lofi-nii, tliere car: liiikcif io ensure appeal sh.ill cperalft as equitable in ti.e ijf CJIJ7CJI a.s in thnt of trust riiiLC, iTitLcis'iii vas afraid na3 to MlnueapbllVi H'e charters. Ife did thai that the recent activity In latui In'and other American nolnts as well, independent companies shoUM be rti_s-..: Cauada had caused prices which 'close to of sred'wheAt cosiragc'l. could only bo j-.islifkcl Ijy maTiy -this season, 1 years of development. Thc finan clnl position there liad caustil somn snffl. Cnnfirta hr.d a liis opinion :.t :as Ibc sent. lion. Cocljranc said that nc made against Mr. amendment. car- and the m'V. ilic as well as thc average yields came fully up to thc mark set by Mr. XoMc early, in Ihc'biirvcsl for the Dominion i slow nwhUr. serious defeats were Inflicted today, on tlie armies of tlio .rebel leader, Davilmar Theodore, at Crando Ktvlcrc, fifteen miles from here, and at Limbe. west of.Cape Ifftytlen, Paul, commander- in-rhler the r.ehol forces, was kill- SOO.'OOtt The exact number of busUls lafccn itoin thc thrrshrr spnul frora an acreage of WILL DEVELOP COAL FIELD Colliery Proprietor Confirms the Statement of Project But Says First Report Exacf- geratsd Cardiff, David Thomns. tlir iiusneis io me bi oroiirietor. nhn i, 61, and wheat yielded al the rate nf. ba5ekjlj ,'cfort. (.anartiBll Speech From the Throne Refers to Fact That Coal Output foi the War Passed the Seven Million Ton Mark The Iwaj Ifclinical 'nwr.fil tiiif.nll.rrnnrjn activily la (tlit farms, nOdit.onal Parliament, for R rhnrlpr to Ih Hie rente: Wvcr it Tire From. Spreading Mr. Noble v.rites lo OnL, Keb. Tte lierolo 1 nl Trndc as follows, tho letter efforts' oC fifty woolen, who formed a iirfsiHcnt. Jlarnocli al EXPRESS CAR BURNS cultural crops, the disappointing yielj has bcvn salisfaaurily main ol apples, which is This stringency is affecting V" fnr hy riiling tlitj stiinU: [few industries which rljprnd upon tic houscfl adjoining thc flro soaked. Kv- any rrcdvcd Irom our (arms this fi.OO G.M., D.D. cry woman had Wirterod htinds ivhen (Continued on back their work iras completed. son nnd the statement nflow show (Cortlimled on I'.ijc mining Mhirlv is aftraci- attendance In piililU- schools Uni''. number confining valuable attention, tho variM teachers are remaining in loflNe fishing industry, 'progress "in proportion in tbe province. ;