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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 12, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald oliiine V. Lethbrldge. Alberta. Friday, .July 12, J912 Number ISO RECIPROCITY CAN'T DOWNED PUSH IRISH BILL ALONG FASTER Too lUiiHi DeJaj has tak- en Place in Debates Far LABOli SOLID I Couldn't be Enticed aw ay by the Unionist Men London July 11 qie goveinmenl urged on has de !ci led that 'aetei piogiess in Ufa t bo made with the. committee stage of tho lipaia Rule Bill.. The bill went to the committee bt the whole House on June 11, and although four days have been given to consideration of the amendments, even the first clause lias not yet passed.' This was largely idue to the fact that the government gave the members their own. time for (discussion, and no .attempt was, matte to Introduce, either, tbe "guiliotin- "kangaroo two means which rthe minister in'charge .has.of shorten- ing the debate That one of these jrjeans must and will be introduced goes without saying, as otherwise the block the bill for-" er J he "kangaroo1 mil probablv be ari To by the fcSloijse in- oi dttfarjT session empower Ing the chairman of committee to pick out amendments he believes to >e most important and allow discus- .ion_on_ them, tbe rest The "guillotine" is more mthjesg. Tha minister m charge of the' bill pimply moves the closure when and GAS COMPANY WILL DEMONSTRATE TONIGHT Vic-President Bain, of the Canada Western Natural Gas Light, Heat and Power'Co.; is in tbe city today, making ar- rangements. for a big natural gnu demonstration tonight. The gas will 'be turned on ia tbe Bow Island-Lethbrtdge sec- tion and.Mt at ten o'clock, at a temporary standpipe, which has been, erected' on. the Hue on the, bench of the river ab- out one mile north of No. 6 mine. The demonstration -will last for one-half- hour. It will be plainly visible from Leth- bridge. Orangemen at Pincher Creek jopted, as it leads to less fiiction iWo is passed b .mbere he likes, and discussion must Wop (Continued on page Pincher Greek is the Mecca the Orangemen today when 222nd an- niversary of the Battle, of the Boyne will he wi'tlPall theVpomp aad splendor of the order. -Over. 150 members of the local lodge, L O L No. 16GG, left this morning fbr.Piricber Crcek'to take part in the celebration': Thej been woiJajig-.hjrd_4iiLUiK Ihe past couple of months in piepara the and hope to oaitv oft .honors In the manj competHIohg which" 'have :been ai'rans between the lodges aie gath l-nu. there, today The fife and drum band, one of the laigest heard in tbo south accom pauied will dm perse music to fiie heait of the ,las. Scott, _ono of [he omesfc members of tbe ordei m ihis pait of the west' will the ?rand parade at Pincher in which over 1000 members from" ill over the will be present. CROTHERS CONSERVATIVES BADLY WALLOPED JIN THE SASKATCHEWAN ELECTIONS DISASTERS IN .MINE MoundBville, W. 12. gas explosion in the Pan- ama mine oC'tbe Ben. Franklin Coal Company', of West Virgin ia laid to have, been caused by an open lamp, earned by one ot the ictima, k'lled eight men and injured' three, prob- ably, MINISTER OF LABOR s VISITS LOCAl MINES Mr. Crolliers Spent a Part of the Day in the City HE IS WIDE AWAKE Gathering: Information First Hand to Help in His Department BENCHERS ASK FOR A COURT OF APPEAL Also Make Demand For More Xaiid Titles Offices That a court of appeals mdv be es iblished in Albeita within the next is the news biought from BanK toy GPP Conybeare, K C, who re turned' j esterday, after attending a leeting.of'the Benchers there, during the foro part of the week. Dunng the month of January, while Society of was in aes iion in Calgarj, the matter was liscusacd, and a. strong resolution issed at that time asking the gov srnment to take steps a.court, of appeals for Alberta. resolution'was forwarded to the them to endoise It they deemed it to be m the intei of the province A Tbe_matter was one of the chief: ;'Jfeatures of the meeting of the bench- Banff, and'after a long discus- it was decided to 'memorialize provincial government to act on. 'tthe suggestion Many good reasons Itivere foi the step At the present time there are si Court judges In the province of them always forming the -Court of Appeal to try the cases in "Vwhlch the decision of the shth is .ip Owing to the increasing mit of the judges, there has some lately of fncieasmg the number i om six to ten, and each j ear appoint- ijfsng a certain number who wil act as court of Appeal foi that vear the FOREST FIRES IN NOVA SCOTIA TO A BAD BLAZE AROUND POINT TUPPER Halifax, July 11 fcoiest fires have been, burning iir the areas own- ed bj hcvus Miller and others on the South Shore of Nova Scotia, thi'ty miles fiom Halifax Gnngs of men haie been at day_and night trjmg to beat back the fiie This concluded could do no and application was mado for assistance 10 the military au- thorities. This request complied Ubls course be iitiBatlKfactory, end at length Ihe conclusion nas j reached that a permanent court of ap ppal of three judges should be ap- iwinted. Several other matters were also l .ch up, one of the principal being the land titles'.office question.' The gov eminent-will be. once more memorial- ized on: this matter, the benchers re- Iterating fora registry of- fice In each judicial district. The re- solution has .the unanimous' support of the .benchers, .their, experience during the past few months being that th'e congestion In tbe two registry offices already located.ig growing iworie in- of better. with and 300 men under Col Fags were ordered to proceed to the scene A special tram vvat> made read) and the men would; have started at 7 o'clock tonight A heaw downpour of lam came .between three and -five 'o'clock, liow er, anil the situation w as cliange'I that in the meantime the older for the troops was counter manded. The fire force: was to con- sist of men from the Royal Canadian nriiltciy engineers armj medical and army service. Shortly after 3 o'clock this after- noon ,i started the I C 11 freight ihcd afc Point' Tup- .Slipping into the: city, as quietly as he piovepbial mouse, HO one knowing f his coming JJon T W Crothers, Canada's Minister.'of the Spokane this morn- ng, having spent yesterday at Fainie Mr Crothers is on his ay'horn a months toui of the West winch he has devoted exclusively fie investigating labor conditions. lie is avoiding politicians and parti friends almost with vigor He didn'i come west on a partj mission, ant he doesn't want to see party men. He wants to learn all he can. about the serious work of his department-am realizes that ia framing laws'to promote industrial harmony, he Has about as big a job as a man wishes to tacklo, ai a time. ill. Ciollfers in the cit1 until' this afternoon, leaving for Ot- tawa, on the 3 o'clock train, He spent the greater part of his time hei e visiting the coal mine; in company with Mr Clem Stubbs, president, and Mr. A. J. Carter, secre- tary of the district Aimers' Union Invading his private car, a renre aentatlve of the Herald was accord: ed a Crothers' welcome, .which, inter preted, means cordiality anrt affa- bility. The minister is the'-very-em- bodiment'of good and is just politician enougu-lo-.be a'good fellow well met with the men-whose livesihc has now to study more closelv than in the past And that happy faculty of being able to give the glad hand is working wonders in giving nim ac- cess to "the hearts and. inner thoughts of tbe men he would know Tt was Charged against the minis- ter when he .was appointed thatr be was a corporation lawyer and out of touch'with tbe working classes. No Crolhers 'was a good law er, and got big cases, hut he is showing, the world that he is man and very" anxious to learn how follow Jives, and. whether he is getting a-fair, share of what, he helps to produce or not. "There is one .thing that.is growing, on said Mr.' "and that is the seriousness of. the fact the average working man is. not get- ting a fair wage. I met men in Port Arthur who were not receiving, two dollars'a day, and they had to pay :wenty-two. dollars house rent. ,They simply can't live oh and it is not WILL BOMBARD AGAIN -OTTAWA Winnipeg, Julj is re potted here on good authonty that a large deputation of Western faimers will journey invthe fall to take with Premier Borden the of, uider maikets 4 BAD CRACK AT TORIES Winnipeg Liberal Paper's View of the Itcsult In Good Bye and Good Luck, T. S Winnipeg, July 13 men ting- on the Saskatchewan election result, the Free Press editorially this niorn- Ing "The. issue- m Saskatchewan was quite clear It was a fight between the Dominion government and the Liberals lor the possession of Sas katehewan. Circumstances-made the contest one of enormous, strategic im portance A Conservative victoiy uld have been interpreted by Can- ada at large and as a; case of second thought by "Saskatchewan n the mattei of leciptocitj. "While a. Litraial tiumiph meant a contlnu fight under: the> coudft tipns encouragement for low- er duties-and wider markets. Saskat- chewan, evei j one recognized, ould speak foi the West, that is, the prairie West. calls Interprct- tion 6y soothsajer or sage Theie m nothing Giyptic about it It is plain for world to see. Saskatchewan hns- to tbe Cast, which depriv- ed it of the market it deserved last September, in tones of thunder, 'We want bigser markets for.'our products hat are >ou going .to do" about The Morning Telegram says: ,-'It remains foivSaskatchewan to consider in" 'the cold, gray dawn of'the-morn- ing aftei" what it has actually ac- complished. It has written ,out a riank'.'cHetiue In favor of cor- rupt and unbcnipulous government has ever known. It has MacKENZIE Lethbridge is losing one of its most piogiesslve and respected bv the removal of T S Mackenrle, who leaves tomorrow with 1m familj foi Salem, Oregon, wheie he go into business Uver since Air. Stackei tookj up his residence here he has been to tbe front in overj movement foi the adiancement of the mateiUl and moral nelfaie of the cit> He was one of the best boosters tbe coun- tij eyer had and he will leave a gap hagd lo fill In public affairs he took a publlr spirited part He was a council of of Tiade for a time, and he contested the mayoralty He an eat nest Libeial in po1Itics and was returning; officer in the last provincial bye elec- tion In chuich affairs hennas a ?eal ous member chuich "T. S an ail loimd man He possessed tbe fire and eneigy of youth and his interests spread to snoi t of whom theie was no keenei oi more enthus- iastic devotee We aie sorrj to lose him but the worst parting gieeting we can offei him is that he will do bo well in Oiegon thai hc'will want to come back to Southein Albeita to spend the reiudimler of bis days A BARE HANDFUL OF HAULTAIN MEN RETURNED-LEADER HAD CLOSE SHAVE ONLY FOUR CONSERVATIVES ELECTED All Cabinet Ministers Elected by Big Majorities and Nearly Every New Seat Returned a'Liberal -v, Divided as in Previous Election i REG1NA GIVES BOLE A FINE MAJORITY Winnipeg, 31 an. July returns fromj Saskatchewan, place the standing oi the parties PS Conservatives 4. Liberal 40 UoiiWiil Delcrred 2. Noi, bCM rd Rcgiua, SasK f Julj lay after, and as the leturns hooTlne irovincial electicfns eo" something 6f the 'enormity "of Ilia defeat'admlnlsteied tjie, partv, led by F "W. and ion Robert Rogers, ontest, is beginning tojlavui on the ountiy Tt was more than a defeat- t was a debacle, a anjYhlng tliat onvey? the impression ot one of the defeated paities in the histuiy f the AS Saskatchewan go D will the Dominion go at the next 'ederal election the Toronto Vews, a close peisonal organ oljthe redeial prenuei, and the "tlefy was kn- It makes me teel hdt T before _a stream of water geQ the ?rcat rolling In millions and their employes could lie directed on it, the building was all in names The (ire spread to HIB 'station, then to -the coal -sheds and on, to the two transfer' piers, slrovmg is it uent a scoic ot loaded nml unloaded freight cars loss in flip T R will he more than Tlie fire destroyed ,tlm'Emr [iren and Dudlev-hotels and'.six. or seven residences. NATURAL GAS FOUND AN ISLAND Natural gas has been found In Wolfe Island. engaged In a titanic struggle with poverty And I in not going to ,hesi- tate to tell them added the: min- ister Not a Demagogue And while the minister.holds tlifise views do not imagine he is a frothy d-omagogue. Not a.bit of. it. He.is just us frank with the and not a 'word of encouragement Is for strikes, which nre not pvo- perly conducted, or which are begun before ;an award and effort- at con- ciliation. 111. i rejected the proffered services of a clean, capable oiiblic man, committed i- progressive platform. And for vb'at? .Reciprocity and wider mar- tets, and increased British prefer- No. Not for any of those, for the eminent, which made Its f.ght on those Mings Is powerless .to deliver them. It willbe written of Saskatchewan's verdict that it was the ivrpdiict of a cowardly ruse to de- flect public attention from an unsav- ory administration record. Gocd bnsi- ness'for the Scott government.. But. a costly, transaction for, Saskatche- wan." QUARREL OVER CATTLE CAUSED BROTHER'S ATTAfi OTTAWA Sttffflfty CAUSE DISORDER Fads Come to Light in the Lucky Strike Murder A dispute between the murdered man Fred Stokely, and his brother, _Edi win, who is the crime, over certain partnershipHransactions, with regard to cattle, is said to be tbe motive which prompted Edwin to s'aj his brother, in cold, blood .recently at Lucky Strike. the preliminary hearing which concluded yesterday at Coutts, before Inspector Howard, who committed the prisoner for trial, .a, ltlLlmniatlon Men who number .'ot were called, wiio f testified'to the ill feeling j ATTACK MEN WHO AREi WORKING ON THE STANDS .FIRM Ottawa, luh of attended the second ol the Unkc of .i thousand ciuc labor- Jn ft crs and arrests were iraile for: t house of fort> one In the leg- bad tei prated hy the Liberals as a chal- lenge to fight out the iecimocityt is- sue once moie, and tu conclusions of a convincing charaetei with the big interests. Rcclurocit} was almost tbe sole sue of the campaign It was recog- nizedtby friend anfl foe that the Scott goi eminent bad given the tiirly good service, and theie wan1 discussion on the administration The fight uai rowed douii to-'d. wider murkets. Hon RoberLRogeiB, leinforced by aai arm; workers radei province and started, in show" the dountry that the West on reciprocity had changed last The nimlater's crs did not confine theli efforts to publicity work There w nienfee sum of monej poured the pioyince, and the Ilaultain foices mit that never vveie they so well or-- oi h.itf such a fit pursetai in the contest just Closed x There canjf thereforer be only one interpretation placed on the result Westein Canada wants wider raarkets and a better chance, and the electors are more determined It Hut the only chance they have to secure the desired is through the Liberal party, and "they administered a defeat to the oppos- sing forces jestprdaj of the most con- charactei It not the of one end ot the province ag- ainst tlie othei It was not of constituencies against another The verdict was general All parts of Sal- katcbewan joined in saying that ei markets must come and no govern- ment 01 part} could ask for a more emphatic v erdict. Leader Haul tain appears to squeezed in, but his 'eadmg 'lieutenants went down in the fiav Glllla is defeated In Plpeatone, and Di Elliott wont down in Mooae Mountain The election, of ilr Haul' tain hung In the balance for but latei returns indicate his elec- tion by a small margin. In the 'ast legislature, the Coaser- HEAT :W.AVE.STILL CAUSING MANY DEATHS New YorK. July heat wave which began lo make itself felt in tho section of the country.: on he' fourth of '.Inly, continued lay with raid res alwve 90.'caun- ng a score or more.of scattered'deaths las existed between the brothers-foi some time. Previous to (be shooting: both brothers were walking together on their Jiomesten! at-Lucky Strike, t is alleged they, began to.Quarrel over he of their partnership iffairs In connection with the handling if a quantity of' stock. Sam Stokely mother brother, who .was a witness to he shooting, testified (hat Edwin fired three shots in ali at his'brother.Fred, each one taking-.effect. -The prisoner was brought here last night after h.s LomniHial and nil! be confined the police barrnchsMtf await his trial at the next1 court of "competent1 juris- diction. The Stokely. family are well lefuscri to accept the compro- mise oiler of 21 cents per hour form- ctl in line and marched through the stiects. forcing men thej fdund work- ing 10 go vuth them They went af- ter nien foi private contrac- tor and vulh stones ami threata, caused the men orking for T Mc- on the vvnst end drainage bvstcii1 to quit. Mr McLaughlin has asked for polite protection An Halifhi vvbo name as Pompio, 1C Paimla street, attacked an old man wot king on knonn 1 (or the citv, vvho in (he Lucky Stjike diatiict and aie well -thought of, by the uolghbois tbei e Ue3idG3 the nunuei ed innn Kred, and Kdwlnr-vvho .is accused of the crime, tha other, members of the Family, .who .reside' rn tlie vicinity are- Mr and Mrs Stokelj, patent? one brother Snm and the divorcen wife of n mt h 1 IUU> "'ltl JUlUIKIlt ll "I'll Ml" dea'l of interest -n the CouHa'dlslnct I actcr' uas for crM Declated's Wife Ciearei' .j disttirbancu on Car tier street. So lar an the evidence bioutfit out j At a speridl ire-ting of the the piclimmarv is concerned, H would seem Ihat the early reiiorta of reached "IjnihbrUJge 'roui the south, oVer fusrrt to leave Ins work on Hompio'a thieats. Plic Italian rusbcfl al tho old man and wrested and shovel but Deputy Chief Viz- ard, who happened to be close bj, in (crfered and placed the Italian in cus- tody Dan Mullen, ,uV OB page council tonight the controllers offer of 3! wnls per hour was endorsed 'Ihe Milkers hold a merlins the morning to consider .the-offer, islature they will not apparently have than six all told Not onlj did they not get A proportion of the new seats, but lost heatily in'the tern tory held in the last four jears goveinment cairied of the four cities and literally swept the rural ridings The election of all ministers by; I large majorities is assured and the victory of the Hon Mr MrNfth m Saskatoon was tbe occasion of great rejoicing in the Liberal camp Tha Con her had a popnlai can-di- date, and mafic'desperate '.efforts 'to 1 capture the city The Premier pulled thiough with a, comfortable majority in Swift. Cur- rent, while Messrs. T.urgeon and der had thumping leads Mooae Tan and Prince Albert citieji remained true to the Conservatives, as did South QifAppolle Mr. TsU, an exceptionally popular man afao tained his hold on, Ltimeden, The vote in Regina was. Bole, Lib.. JS18 Emburv, Con, 3596t majority for Bole. 302. One of the notable features of tlfe contest fc the defeat of so many ot the Congprvstivei who tat in butt while not one i reelection nag (Continued on paga ;