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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 27, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta , Monday, January 27,1913 THE LETHBKIDGE DAILY HE R A'LI J Page 5 �WWaafl 5V EMPRESS THEATRE "canada's finest phqto-play house" Program for to-night, and to-morrow 'A Parisian Stage Tragedy' a Three-Reel feature. The most sensational stage picture ever produced. See the sensational Theatre fire. Eclair Weekly Depicting all the Interesting events of the day also picturing the latest modes and fashions. The' Empress has also booked Mr, R. H. Cooper, Bass Soloist, who will render choice song selections for the next few w^eks. lOc-No Advance in Pricet'Sc The Final Official Figures in the Presidential Election "Did Wtlson receive more votes than Bryan?" He are finally completed in all states, the exact official v Roosevelt, Taft,,Debs and ChaOn are as follows: did not. Tue ote cast for figures Wilson. An Immense" Three-Reel Feature An International Cotaspiracy. The Biggest Attraction' of the Season, Saving Mabel's Dad --AND--- The Double Wedding Two Comical "Keystones" MISS AMY LAWRANCE Everybody's Favorite, will Sing Morris Theatre PROGRAM CHANGES DAILY IN" a GARDEN An Interesting Thanhouser . Drama,_ FOOL AND HIS- MONEY a Solax Comedy with 40'laughs THE MYSTERIOUS: auto Another Comedy with 50 Laughs . HONESTLY PUNISHED A Slde-Splifter with 60 Laughs. ^'"^e^eW-morris^ theatre orche8tra. Under the Direction of Prof.. Veslock. Who Wouldn't see This Program A 8ure Cure for the Blues , (Conductad ,by FID Efc10 >, '.� At:'StarIand With - today's entire, change, ol program at Sta>land, will be shown an immense three-reel feature, ."The International "L'&nspiracy^^ a produc-%| lion of great dramatic worth, coupled ""with peerless rendition. The action throughout is swift and tensely grip--iiiV,, .sensation following sensation jn rapid succession. It will" prove to be an attraction .well worthy of exhibition at this feature theatre. . Two splendid " "Mabel Normand" comedies, will also be shown, and Miss Amy' Lawranee will complete the bill with her pleasing rendition of the latest song hits. D At the Morris � For tonight's! ; program Manager Morris is' 'snowing three side-splitting comedies, In addition to a "Than-houses drarria'and. everyone wanting 'aii hdii'r?s "enjoyment cannot do better than step inside the Morris. The Orchestra, under the direction of Professor Veslock, will provide up-to-date music. This orchestra is fasfr becoming popular, and no little success  is. due tq them for the good manner in which the .pictures go off, as they(provide appropriate pieces for each film." rl ' , . Speakers Ruling on Amendment to Franchise Act Was Disconcerting LIBERAL HELD THE SEAT Loudon,; Jan. 22,-The result' of the Flint Boroughs' bye-election yesterday, caused by the death of Mi*. J. W, Summers, was as follows: Parry (Liberal), 2,162. . Hamlet.Roberts, Unionist), 1,941.*- Liberal majority, 211. .-. At the previous, election the figures were; � ;-..- '- J. W. Summers (Liberal*, y.QOB.. Cpl. Howard (Unionist), 1.58&. L}peraj majovjty,: 567. The Welshi-jDis^ata.blisbjHenfc' njayed a utforntaen^part'ln the election, th� Established 07wca forces being highly organized. \ Bremtflnsuranoe The name �'^White Swan" on yeast calces is a' -bread-insurance polloy. -White Sw�Ji Yeast cakes protect' you from disappointment and loss, and they couJ4>jiot;hive more, bread-making virtue' if theywere twice tjie size. �Hand: J'or'J'roo sample. White "Swan Skives &: Cereal-Co,, Ltd;, Toronto. 121 London, Jan. 27,-"DUhed again" was the inelegant; phrase employed by not a few London newspapers to describe the sudden crumbling of hopes which the women suffragettes had 'built upon in the parliamentary debate on the voteB for women, arranged to take place in connection with the government's, new franchise bill this week. ' Just as the goal, so long striven for seemed to be in reach a question of parliamentary procedure removed it beyond the possibility of present attainment. "The.-^.poiheBis of red tape" is the description applied in this instance, and ^n some respects the situation is astounding. Woman's suffrage is an issue which has been facing parliament for years. So far back as 1908 the. premier stated that when the franchise, bill should be introduced, it would pe so framed as to admit the possibility of 'woman's suffrage. The amendments embody--ing the change have been discussed for months. . ; 5.' . ...The position af the ministers in regard to them is a su,b;ject of endless � speculation.. . The determination of �the government as a whole was to accept the> decision of the- House whatever the personal opinions of itB individual members were., ' Suddenly, just on the eve of the parliamentary bill'which was expected-to decide the whole/question of woman's suffrage, Mr. Bouir Law puts the apparently Innocuous question, and Mr. Speaker.gives an answer which brings the, whole carefully elaborated plans to grief. The Speaker's ruling was that the introduction of the proposed amendments would sq change the character of the franchise bill, that, according to ibe precedents of tha House, a fresh bill must be introduced. Davidi Lloyd George and other ministers argnod against this, but Mr. Speaker, as the guardian of the un-'written law, regulating- the.procedure in Parliament, wquld not .be gainsaid, aud the government ia expected to withdraw the franchise bill before 7.30 today, which was to have been a red letter day in the House and in suffragist annals, for-'the House was to have voted on Sir Edward Grey's amendment. There is Borne possibility; even now that the vote may be taken. Were the house to reject, the Grey amendment, woman's suffrage would be^ come a. dead letter in the present parliament. Although up to the present, it is calculated that a small majority would have been found in favor of. the Grey amendment, it Is now thought certain that it 'would be rejected if a vote wore taken,' � Therefore, to proceed to a vote 'would, in one reBpect, get the government out of its dilemma; and enable it. to wash its ..hands: of .fpmale suffrage. Such a relief, -^However, would be only apparent and not real.-. The women suffragists themselves,'and their supporters in parliament would assert that a division of suffrage, would not only nominally, but '.really fulfil the pledges given the women by tine premier. � . -.'.- ,'-'. Why, then, waste tile time on a debate'leading up toVan upeal aivision and a�-important'icprjcluBjoiy The Cabinet beld/;a meeting yesterday on, the queBti^n,1 bu*t; was uhftble to settle the matt^if, afid tit* precious time of the House, ^asjwaBted In debate over an amendment to a: bill, which' was ultinjatfTy:-bound, to* be withdrawn. ',1 1 4 , State Wilson Roosevelt . Taft Debs Chafin Alabama .. . i 82,4a8 32,880 .0,732 3,029 Arizona...... 10,324 6,949 3,021 3,163 265 Arkansas..... (18,838 21,673 24,467 8,153 S98 California ,, 282,431! 283,610 3,914 79,201 23;366 Colorado...... 114,282 72,306 58,386 16,41 S 5,063 Connecticut .... 74,461 34,129 08,324 10,056 2,068 Delaware..... 22,631 8,886 15,997 556 023 Florida....... 36,417 4,535 4,279 4,806 1,854 Georgia ...... �3,07(! 21,980 5,181 1,028 149 33,921 25,527 32,810 11,960 1,537 405.04.S' .'J86,47S 253,593 S1.27S 15,710 Indiana ...... 281,890 162,007 151,267 36,93! 19,249 Iowa .. ... ... 185,325 161,819 119,805 10,970 �,440 � Kansas ...... 143,663 120,210 74,845 26,779 Kentucky ., 219,584 102,760 115,512 11,647 3,233 Louisiana..... 61,035 9,323 3,834 5,249 Maine...... 51,113 48,195 . 26,545 2,54.1 946 Maryland..... 112,674 . 57,789 54,956 3,99 (***) Taft not on ballot. Total vote, 15,035,714. 10,000 Medicine Hat Pump & Brass Mfg. Co......... 50,000 50 50,000 INDUSTRIES DEFINITELY LOCATED Maple Leaf Milling Co. 800,000 Manitoba & Ont. Mills .. 800,000 Canada Cement Co......1,000,000 Medicine Hat Steel Co.... 250 Alberta-Sask. Paper & Strawb'rd Products Co. 150,000 .1. H. Tabor Candy factory 35,000 Hunt Cement Plant ... 1,000,000 Matthews & Straight, metal windows and fire doors 4,000 Medicine Hat Concrete Products Co. .:....... 25.000 150 $140,000 150 140,000 250 200,000 50 70,000 75 75,000 25 25,000 250 200,000 10 .10,000 20 20,000 Totals ,.. ,$5,469,000 1435 $1,345,000 CEEPEEAR Will be Sold in SO ft Lots Only $400 per Lot, Corners $25 Extra TERMS: - - - One-Third Cash, Balance 6 and 12 Months Phone 1412 Lethbridge P.O.Box 531 Lethbridge Selling Agents J. Harris �& Co Begin Block, Lethbridge and 387 Main Street, Medlicine'Hat SUFFER HARDSHIPS TO GET L MISSIONARY TELLS OF GREAT GREED FOR LAND IN PEACE RIVER COUNTRY Edmonton, Jan. 2G.-Many settlers going into the Peace River have the land hunger in very acute form, and in their anxiety to possess themselves of acres are putting up with all kinds of privations. Rev. A. Forbes, maintained as missionary at Grande Prairie City by the First Presbyterian Church in Edmonton, is in the city on an annual visit, and relates that people who Went into ^the Peace River to taxe up land, do not, like, those settled nearer towns and cities, come out to find other work during six months of the year, and as a consequence they endeavor to secure as much land as possible by "scrippiug." Often a man and his wife 'will hold four South African scrips between them, 'and will live entirely separate lives, the wife "batching'.'- on her two half sections in alternative six months of the year, and the husband doing the same on- hie. Thus, between them, they hold two whole sections of land. Necessarily, the expense of putting a house on each homestead and paying taxes on all the land is a heavy drain oh their resources. "I think there will be some cheap land bye and bye," said Mr. Forbes. "But for the present people are saying we want land and we want it in spite of all costs and difficulties." In some enses where holdings of '.bustElrd � s.rd v.iffe adjoined the?,' built two-roomed bouses, one room on either side of the dividing Hue, but he doubted whether that would satisfy tlie homestead inspectors. NOW HOW WILL THE KAISER FIX IT HE IS TO HAVE BRAND NEW STYLE OF WEARING HIS MOUSTACHE Berlin, Jan. 27.-There is great uneasiness in aTmy circles over the Kaiser-or, to be exact, over the Kaiser's moustache. The heaven-kissing ends of the war lord's mouBtache have been a fetish to his fighting men,, and the happiness of the officers, especially the young officers, has been in direct proportion to their success in duplicating the Kaiser's tilt. Now comes the disquieting report that the Km-peror is contemplating a change in the style in his hirsute adornment. The Kaiser has consented to have a new likeness of himself mad'a for the Prussian .silver ^coinage. Ever since he mounted the throne, he was represented with the � unturned moustache. The new design will be kept a secret until the appearances of. the coin on the occasion of his Majesty's silver Jubilee, next June, so that the Imperial birthday, which occurs tomorrow 'will not be spoiled by a distressing rush of army men to the barber shops. The Kaiser's youngest son, Prince Joachim, who is a student at Heidelberg University, where his professors have been unable to report favorably upon his progress, has received a chastening telegram from his father forbidding him to come to Berliu to join in his Majesty's birthday celebrations tomorrow. ---.,-V.,'r- MACLEOI> YAFT AND PANAMA Baltimore, Md.,. Jan. 25.-President Taft,' speaking tonight at the annual banquet of the Merchants' and Manufacturers' Association, defended the administration's attitude in the Pan^ ama Canal disagreement with , England, declaring that its position was not unpatriotic and dishonorable, and said- there was no reason for anyone to oppose the proposal for arbJri'3tion-by an impartial"tribunal. : si -- - '  v -,-,�� -. �� . v .. .-'.-if UNDER LARGERCONTROL f Oalgary, Jan. 26.-In. accordance with the decision of the Saturday session of the Baptist Union of Western Canada, the Brandon and Okanagan colleges, will. be controlled by the Union in the future. The schools have been under the control of tie-provincial Organizations of. British Columbia and Manitoba in the past;1 CONVIDO The perfect . pinnacle of the "Height of Hospitality"- Cojjvidb. Best since . 1#70. D. 0. RGBLIN Sole agent for' Canada TORONTOf' 95 ;