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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 29, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, January--'2d, 1913. THE LETUBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Pasre 8 Keep Warm in Cold Weather An agreeable surprise is in store for anyone avIio has not yet visited our Soda Fountain. We serve delicious and wholesome 'HOT DRINKS' at all hours The 'Florentine' Fifth St. South Opposite Empress Theatre A SEVERE REVERSE MINNESOTA LEGISLATURE. BY THREE* VOTES REFUSED TO V . SUM8IT SUFFRAGE  REFERENDUM 'St. 'Paul, ,M*nn., Jan. 28.-The State Senate h4a "jde'oiWedvnot to submit the question vof--woman suffrage to the p#bp1e.''"'The'" 'bill- ;was ."lost- by three votes. - In the closing moments of the de-; bate, Senator F. A. Duxbury, who; favored the' measure of two years' ago, declared- his intention to switch. The action of Senator Duxbury was the indication that there would be 'if switch on the part of some of tne other senators who favored it last sessions -; - ^�'--'.:v - --.- -h� ,. �,� ^pnate^fWv,\St*^iftn;elI,;,Qf Miti% aieapolls, who- opposed. It two years j �igo, Voted for it, although he said- personally he did not believe in it; I The'aotion-of" tae Senate, had a depressing effect on many of the wo-j men. They filed out of. the Senate ) chamber quietly, but with expres-eions of determination on their faces. "Wo shall continue the fight," said �Mrs. C. G. .Hughes, chairman of the i legislative committee of the Minne-1 sota Equal Suffrage association. "The ; bill will be passed in the House, and i the Senate will again have an oppor-l tunity of going, on record. Senator : Ole Sage was the most disappointed I man in the Senate." The change of heart on the .part of -Senator Duxbury was unexpected by the sbray.e fighter for the cause of equal^righ'tSi- - Senator-"Duxbury said: "The chief reason I am strong against it is that women will seek offices. I don't want women to go into the highways of the field of politics. They will have to go on juries. We must encourage motherhood. ,..:We .must preserve the Bbmev'vMy-"only criticism is that of that-great citizen Theodore Roosevelt, in his stand on woman's suffrage: 'To the women present, I say in.all seriousness: "Go back to your homes." T. P. O'CONNOR ON ENGLISH PARTIES (By T. P. O'Connor) London, Jan. 28.-The condition of things In the Tory party does not Improve as time goes on and we have in that party a situation as extraordinary that it baffles solution and suggests a condition unprecedented. And the first extraordinary phenomenon is that that party is still under the dead hand of a half dead leader. For years, as everybody knows, Jo. sepli Chamberlain has been paralyzed. He is scarcely able to' walk. His speech has become somewhat uncertain and yet the. brain remains clear, the will unsubdued and the, keen and eager interest which, he always took in politics remains, as keen and eager as ever. He now and then sees a few political friends, especially those on whose friendship and loyalty he can always count and he discusses the issue of the moment with them, with halting-tongue and an occasional in ability to find or to pronounce a word-when his faithful wife cOfhes to "his assistance with the word he'misses, and undoubtedly he must read the newspapers pretty steadily. Was for Knitting Dominions He was the author of the fateful and disastrous new department of the Tory party in taking up again the jpol icy of a protectionist tariff.! Prom the first he made the knitting closer together of the dominions and the mother country the 'chief jotgument and purpose of this pbUcy7~This fed him to the demand that dominions and especially Canada, should get a material inducement to keep them, in full sympathy and union with' the mother country. This again led ifre sistlbly to taxes on food, for wheat, is-the great product of Canada;^ and inducement to Canada, therefore, had to take the shape of a tax-against the wheat of other countries; In. other words, a food tax. ' ,'Y Joseph Chamberlain ;W,a^tessentiaily a/business man, for he made a*large fortune at an early period o'f-his life but he was also more of a politician than a business man, and more of a dreamer than either. And it was this dream of an empire 'world-wide-, gigantic and costly, united by ties of interest as well as' sentiment, that lay behind his proposal of-a preferential tariff. -v iT Has Made Tories' Difficulty This is the reason why fieVhas stuck so obstinately to the food taxes and his obstinate adherence to, this plan has created most of the difficulty-in which the Tories now, find- themselves First, there is- inside; .the;-Tory-party a small but resolute group' "Who are fanatical Chamberlainites. He is the one true prdphet and So.Song as hie' \s on.' ear'thMhey. will Ires^sl:' abandORlpg the..policy: .to which he' adheres;,: And some of these ardent Chamberlainites are bound to him by. other ties, they were put into constituencies either > in Birmingham or Its environment as Chamberlainites, and if theyabandon Chamberlain they might easily lose thvHr constituencies. r' �' 1 And there is this further and even more powerful obstacle' for the abandonment of the food' taxes::, Austen Chamberlain, Joseph's son, is still>aj considerable power in the Tory party' Austen resembles, his remarkable fa-therMn many ways", and yet in others there is a profound; difference between them. The son ias a softer temperament than that of the father. The long, hatchet, pallid, frigid; steellike face of the father is transformed -probably from the gentleness of We mother's side-Into a handsomer,' a more refined and a softer outline of. feature and of expression, .intellectually, too, and in force of character there is a great difference.  In some respects Joseph Cham-bet lain was one of the greatest debaters of his time. He had a itpngue^o'f-flre and of venom, and he-had:'6nly-to'be on his feet a few. seconds till he had transformed the whole atmosphere of the House of. Commons and created out of a. listless assembly a, mob of howling and excited men. V MATHBEUS SYft UP OF TAS* / & COO- I LIVER OIL. V IBBBBHSSSSGESatl !.||?OUrj�RON fOIEDEMORUEi DaXATKIEU JtAXHUtfB Syrup of Tar i Cures Coughs Mathicu's Syrup.of Tar & Cod liver Oil.,' is a great Tonic and not only stops.a cougrji but enables the system to throw it off. ;A -There shoulckbe abottle of it in every, riorne*  >--- Large size bottle "35c."' Sold everywhere. ). i�. mathibu co, p�o^, Sherbrooke. m Winnipeg Stock"at' Messrs. Ferguson.Bros, . '123 Bannatyne Ave,, Winnipeg,-Man. Son is a "Forced Plant" Austen has no such power, but he has some power. He had been in the House of Commons from an early age, he haB stuck to it with great persistence, he is what may be called a forced plant. He is fluent, he knows the tricks of the trade, he can use the commonplaces of party rhetoric and though all these things are quite consistent with intellectual shallowness -and I think he is intellectually shallow-they are also consistent with an effective part in the daily battledore and shuttlecock of warfare in a popular chamber. Austen went near getting the leadership and indeed he would have got it if Walter Long had not allied to himself the squires and the churchmen and so compelled the choice of Bonar Law as a compromise between him and Austen Chamberlain. All the same, though he was disappointed In getting the ftrst place, Austen remains one of the leaders and he has to be consulted, and therefore he remains as one of the defenses of the taxes on food. Food Taxers Party Minority Thus, then, we have this extraordinary situation-the food taxers are now undoubtedly a minority of the Tory party. The Tory papers which have been flinging mud at each other with all the characteristic ferocity of civil war have been making elaborate calculations, as to the comparative strength of the food taxers and the freeholders, and the Times voicing the opinion of Lord Northcliffe and served by an especially able lobby correspondent in the House of Commons, calculates that at most the food taxers amount to 17 and the Tory party approaches 300 in its entire strength. These 17 are holding the rest of the party in bondage, which, as I have said is almost incredible, and yet it is true. . The, Chamberlain influence, as I have described, is one of the chief explanations of this extraordinary state of affairs, but there are other causes and one of these is. the leadership of Bonar Law. Bonar Law is not a success, or to put it perhaps more fairly, conditions have.made his position impossible, as impossible to him as it was to the nimbler, broader and more cultivated mind of Arthur Balfour, but on the other hand, Bonar Law holds the.place, and. it is always difficult to j get rid of a leader, especially in this case when you have no alternative,. Change Would Make Upheaval  \ There is no alternative at the moment which would not make the position of the- Tories even more impos-. sible. For the election, of; :Austen 1 Chamberlain would - bring/ into -opeik| Lord Alverstone's attendance at court has been extremely irregular. AT LAST, HE IS FREE OF LUMBAGO Because He Took fiW PILLS ...Winnipeg, Jan. 6th. "Ihave been a sufferer from Lumbago.: ,t forsome years past and during Christmas week had a very-acute, attack which confined me to the'house.; .About the latter part of April,'I $ne>your Mr. Hill and mentioned my complaint to him. He advised me to take. GIN PILLS. I have, been taking, .them .at. intervals during the early part of: the present winter, and up toEdate-have had'no : return of my old troubie^-iiv fact, I feel, better than I have for. years and. think that my old enemy has vanished for' good and all." > H, A. JUKES. ' GIN PIL^Swill protect yotxr Kidneys :50.:^'Satnplefrse:if;' yon write National Drug and Chemical Cft, of Canada, Lunited, Toronto. ' ' TEETH MARK WAS DEAD GIVE AWAY HOW PARIS POLICE- CAUGHT RASCAL WHO RIFLED FORM--. ER EMPLOYER'S HOUSE Paris, Jan. 28.-Improving on the finger tirint method of detecting crime, the police have obtained- proof of a burglar's identity from the tooth marks which he left in a pat of butter. Pierre Bausaud, the alleged burglar, broke into Mb former employer's premises at Montrleul-Souse-Bois, hop1-ing to find jewelry and money.. Fail- FREIDMANN'S CURE IN FACT HIS CURE .FOR CONSUMPTION DOESN'T CURE . � ' AT ALL '-�'- Muskogee,- Okla., Jan. 28.-The, much heralded serum tuberculosis ./ cure, announced by Prof. Friedman of . Berlin is pronounced useless by two, MuBkogee men in messages to this city. "J. P. McCluskey, banker, and Dr. C. T. Rogers, a, leading physician,,, sailed for Berlin nearly a month ago to.investigate Dr. Friedman's; discdv- ing in this he went to-the kitchen very with a view to. taking treatment and had a feast. Then he rode away on a stolen bicycle. When arrested he denied everything, but the police found the marks, of eighteen of his teeth, including one which was broken exactly reproduced in a lump of-but; ter in to which he had probably  bitten by mistake in the dark. He still protested his innocence, asserting that he did not like butter, but 'when the magistrate sent for some butter-and. made the prisoner bite Into it the im� print left by his irregular teeth was found to' be identical with the impression made in the laTde'r at Mont-rieul. IS THE MAIN ITEM Washington, Jan. 28,-r bey: comes a more; pronqunced,'factor/ a^ia, producer of � marketable1,.commodities;-the mines will hold first place-among? South' Africa's resources' a'n'd" ^lip"^e} relied upon; in the future^asitheyjbave'';! been in the past, as the real" and taja-( gible"basis of the'country'8l-,progre'|B7" and prosperity/* '.' ''-',/*''' ,'*' ,'''h .DE^AULTER^S^RMNDERED ft from the German, scientist. 5 Today the men cabled to relatives* here that Dr. Friedman. has discover? ed nothing new and that ; their trip across the sea has been useless. The two Muskogee: men were quick, .to, seize upon the opportunity for -restora^ tion of health that the announcement of Dr. Friedman apparently offered-. ' The keenest disappointment was ex-j, pressed in their message. 1 Hundreds-of people know of the mission of the banker 'and' doctor, and practically all of "them ; were 'llfri* ^5 formed tonight of the cable.*.; "f-?/ , % George C. Butts, a wealthyilayy^F, ,� j who is in. Berlin, educating his" c^lI4^,.,'^> reni, also cabled that the- reputed^ djlsp-covery by Dr. Friedman is very uix-*r,. -certain. * . ' � ' -," V ^*%^t> BABY FELL IN SCALDING .WAJER d| Fort William, Ont., Janl 28i-^As- the '1 result, of scalds -:Bustained^'Vfrhe,p|'.sB2ha; fell backwards into a' pall - pf'lwaW;) ' left on the floor of the family ''homer ''. 621 McKellare' S,t."Saturday-flIt"tle^^"1 ,f nre.-the two-year-old^ daughter,v6f,'l6tr/ Hi and Mrs. A. 1 Sii room house, on .50 'x feet, 12th -St., near; ^ Newark, ^J,. ';Jan!V28 >ri' defau^lting" paslhTer% pfek'Lhe -First NatJipp-al.-bankJ'of Hlgh^Brldgi \ 1 / ^ho^dlsappe'^red recently";a fter con-^e.sB.ing.axShprtage^f fC^OQ'o, buron ! South.: 'month, 1%, cash/ balanced j-lap^O Clear Tlt{e> , 'A .sAt&bhdZL fit .iailted.^Toronto. ia4-Here4 to; tadanl,Utbmrtti^ cod.ij. ?020 ;