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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 18, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald iv. AIU.. TneHday, July 18, Number 182 TORIES CATER TO EASTERN Borden's Stand for Pro- tection has Only One Purpose Flavelle's Flop HeTPredicts Packing Busi- ness Will Continue Good the return to the capital this week of Sir Wil- frid Laurier, who represented Canada at UIL lmiu.ua I Conference unit the toionition in I oiiilon preparations .vitl be made for lite'resuming ot Uie rnrllamenta 17 Cession on Uie 19th instmit. So-far as the Government is concerned, practically everything ib in itiduitis effort-is beiuj, made to complete the census return, jit the earliest possihle moment in o tier that the redistribution may comt, un without delay, hnd the great may not hejriclted out ol the rcpre fitiiitatibn to "which it is entitled b further .obstructive tactics on th of the. anti-reciprocity inter- ests. It was'announced by Hon. Mr Yielding, "when the House adjourrici for the the reciprocity debate, would be 'resumed when jrulnmentarnns met HI Juh lie intciLsling to note whit po sition the Opposition will assume oi this inatl.cc in the summer developments. JJefore adjournment, "hours-ot Par- mntulb time and coltin rib oi I Jin nl the official thromck of the House of Commons, had IJLLII lillul with the discussion of ihe tariff agree merit. Everything had been-said and n-said, and the debate had settled down .into .-tedious repetition of what had been Said before. .The Lib- eral, that the'whole purpose of the Opposition was to sene the aiiti reciprocity interests by this method of obstruction, decided to ind up ihe delnte as far as thfj .tvere .concerned and leave the 'onus for wasting further time to the oh: istruction of public business to tbe Opposition- When the House re- Burnes, accordingly, the debate will be in the hands of Mr. Harden and tiis lieutenants. In view of the Con-, eervatiye leader's repeated declara itions in the west that his party were tiot guilty-of obstruction tactics, il ,ivill be 'significant to note what pro- retire w be tli House meets. !Mr.' Borden has hcen assuring- the west that lie is not ob- structing Hn lieutenants in the east have been as vigorously declar- ing (heir intention to continue to ob- fclruct. The country'will wait with interest to see who is running the OPI osition anfl anfci reciprocity part anil what plan will be adopted by it When the House meets next week A Frank Admiwion The Toronto News, which professes Ito he the leading organ of Mr. Bor- dt-n and tbe anti-reciprocity interests, in'an editorial; of July fith in which it undertakes to the policy of Mr. Borden and the Conservative pirty Kijs (Mr Borden) has Hectored a policy under which the manufacturers and workmen of ihe eisc nil! continue to enjoj an ade- quate npasure of protection It fur- ther proceeds He denies in aub- FlTiicc if not in words that the Western free trade group has any moral, political or commercial war- rant to dictate the whole fiscal pol- jcv of Canada.': In this manner it JK Bought to align the selfish inter- ests-of the east against the progress prosperity of the western people. fThe 'anti-reciprocity cnnjpaign of is, however, meeting failure in, the east. The farmers of tbe older provuiues, like their fellow.- VorkerR on the prairies, ire practie- in favor of tariff re- DR. WILEY NOT PROVINCIAL TELEPHONE DEPARTMENT TO LOSE HIS IS CARRYING (MIT A BIG PROGRAMME Constructing Eight Hundred Miles New Line This Year Over Eleven Thousand Subscribers in Province Will Connect With Saskatchewan System Soon High-class Service Guaranteed Secretary of Agriculture Wilson May Resign as a Protest D. C., .July pure food expert, will retained in the public service. That President Tuft has practically made up his mind to this effect, was nscertaiiicd late last night, and from ,hu same source it was learned that Attorney-General Wickcrsha'm will ot resign if the President sustains Dr. Wiley. In the case of Secretary if Agriculture Wilson, none would lie surprised to sec him retire from the iuliinet. There arc differences be- .weeri him and Dr. Wiley thai-can-i ,oL easily he reconciled. VANCOUVER MAN DIES IN PARIS Vancouver, B. C-, July B. Springer, provincial manager of the mperial Life Assurance'Co., and a well known capitalist, died yesterday ii Paris, following au operation for pneiidlcitis. TYPHOON IN LUZON Manilla, July amount- ing to a million and a half dollars has ueen done by typhoon and floods in Luzon. The tobacco provinces are isolated. Edmonton, July com- munication between Edmonton and Calgary, by a copper circuit which Is used exclusively for calls between the two cities, has now been established by the telephone department of the provincial government, and since-Fri- day of last 'week, when the construc- tion of. the new line was completed, not a single cull has been lost, a con- Htion of affairs which has not oc- curred in the province for some time past. The inter-city service Is now in a higher state of efficiency than it has >een since the earlier days of the trovincial telephone system, when both of the commercial centres ot Alberta, now assuming a metropolitan appearance, were in their infancy and calls were few. JSvery call Bince Frj day of last week has beep put through and the department anticipates that from tliiB time forward, no further trouble will De experienced in estab- lish ing (communication between tbe two cities at any time. Tq hue in Montana at an early (late. Flic pro posed line will branch from the main lino at Mile 13, south of Rcgina and run straight south to Weyhurn then down south through a beauiiful sec lion of farm lands across into Montana. the Morsing ajrittem is only advan- tageous where a- lout mileage is-in with a through circuit con- necting large centres, and all inter- vening stations eliminated 'Three copper'circuits now connect Edmonton: and Calgary tbe new through ind two lotils which have hitherto.borne tbe whole of the load of territory .between the two cities along the-Calgary and Edmon- ton railway. There is in addition an- other circuit broken up into three sections, circuits from Edmonton, to Wetaskiwin, and from Calgaiv to- Tbintom" circuits aie obtained by tbc use of the other through to make up "the third Heavy Construction Programme Under the of A 7 Rich gupenntendem ot the pio em a htn pro anis Ttncnl telephone Kramme-of cpnHtruetion is .'being car- ried -out tdepartmont. and be- season closes It ia rwtir-imterl that the pressing needs of Alberta's rapidly expanding population will have been met. The dopartuieut Is besieged with applications from all portions of tile province, the number of rural subscribers, ae well as those or-tho cities, increasing by leaps and bounds. To Connect With Tlie gang which last week end com- pleted the construction of (he new Calgary-Edmonton line is now engag- ed at Lacombe, building, an extra cir- cuit to'Ailj, to take care of local busi- ness, and another to Stetller. An- other gang Is building a copper cir- cuit froni Calgary to Lethbrlilge, and when this is completed almost perfect transmission will have been establish- ed between Kdmonton, (Jalgary, Letli- bridge and jiedichie Hat, and nil in- tervening points. A line'is now being constructed from Brooks to .Medicine "at. and as'telephone communication TENDERS MUCH TOO ARE CANADA Roman Catholics Not Likely to Build New Church this Year Father Koscnthal stated this morn that liu did not think that work njHti'i the new Roman Catholic .church would be commenced tin's year. The plans, which were called fnr, were for a church not to cost more than and now it is found that if it is built by the present plans it wrll cost a greal deal more. As real estate is not active, they have been unable to dispose of llieir present pro and it is felt that tin; congre- gation cannot put more than in a church at it has been decided to get plans for a building that, will not cost: a cent more than the sum. BRANDING LITTLE ROW CHEQUE OF ELECTRIC. LIGHT CO, TO THE CITY WAS DISHONORED Brandon, July dishonoring of the -company's cheque for drawn'm favor of the Brandon has'-opened up a conflict between the Brandon Electric Co. and the city, which; seems likely to .run the gaunt- let of tbe courts before being finally It appears that a year or BO '-lt was found that the company had'been receiving water in excess of registered by tbo meter, this excess having existed for some eight1 years. To offnet this an agreer ment was arrived at whereby the city council, would receive J15.G78 In mon- thly installments of 51000, posi dated cheques being Riven for.these' am- ounts. It was the refusal fo pay this month's cheque that resulted in the' present drawback. The company have refused to nay the balance. A suggestion was made that the cheque be handed to the city solicitor and that he should obtain full facts of the case'and -lay them before the city council. already .exists between, Calgary and Bassano, there remains a yap of only forty miles to complete the direct cir- cuit from Medicine Hat to Calgary, along the 'main lino of the Canadian Pacific Railway. This gap will not closed until next year. The com- pletion of the line will provide the natural avenue for inlerpro- vinrial telephone communica- tion in the southern part of the prov nee. From Medicine Mat to Irvine a ine is when this is ex funded to Walsh, on the boundary ill will be ready from the Alberta for-.connection with Ihe Sas- iitdiMMti sjstui Hit. Sisl iichc in gOM.imni.nl Ins not is extended to this point i ;iit )rt the very.near future there will I ;C provided line of telephone from jdinohton, right through the: sonth- rn put of Ul (111 intl Siskilche in and across the hoimdiu 01 Ihr siei Manitoba 1 ht AI ILI 11 he lulled IMe ,IL it HI rontiutiit Last "week the new line from- Ed- n ontnn to is complcttd and tin trunk lnu fioni C to llm'i is npulh dn 1n InUistle and when this, has heeir'finisjied, the dppi tment Hi'l extend the sjstcm to Edson (Continued on page 7) The church- trustees will have a meeting as soon as possible and de- cide what steps to take, and per- haps call for a new 'plan. LIBERAL CANDIDATE West Algoma iJberals have nomin- ated C. Nr. Smith, of Sauli Ste. Ma- rie, for the Commons. SURE OF LOTS OF MONEY French Capital Prepared to Invest Money in This Country Like Prospects Theodore C Burton of Ohio, who declares he u Sp favor of Reciprocity GREATEpRS WHOLESALE 1 LANSDOWNE DECLINES London, July to the Liberal Daily: governmenl is malniit; great efforts to avert, the prorogation of Parliament which wotihl be bound to follow ihe abso- lute rejection of the Veto Bill by the IIuusu of Lords, .becaiise'in the event of prorogation for a single, day, not only the-Veto the in- inranee Hill and'" OtKeif important neasurcs would have to be hurried the vario'ns siapeK again in .he new session and them would also the j and jncreaiwd prosperity opening tif, markets. Lifcewite 'Working men their Labor and arti Organir.aliona declaring ilnms! daily for the re- ciprocity agRtjnent. The oppoaltion in lite feast is confined -almost on 7) EARL YARMOUTH IS A BANKRUPT London, July n.-rrEnrl, -Yarmouth will become a formal bankrupt, to- day, when the receiver'.takes .posses- sion of Abhcyrnede, Earl's .coun- try sent. There have of Yarmouth's countless creditors and bankruptcy, was the last .resort. The earl will be discharged as bank- rupt when he succeeds (o the Mar- qiusatc of Hertford on the dqath uf his father. Properties of tbc title amount to a [air sum, but the. aged Lord Hertford in-ill not advance a farthing to prevent his son being de- clared bankrupt. OAHFIELO TO OPPOtE TAFT Ohio, July 17. of a-atorjr.piibllitiea In Ingtog today tint Jamei H. Garfleld. former aeoretary of the Interior un- RooacrtH, will be the candidate of tbe republican for tbe preaMetttldl nomination In 1912 "esinst Taft waa obtained Millionaire Flies in Machine of Own Design be dclaj bj the formalities of thp King's and (hi! debato on Uie lit llii-, iLtKun MIS tne llailj News issumiug tint bill passui its thud rcidmg in the Mouse of Lords on'Thursdav. Prcm- JLI will isk mi the creation .of fifty peers, immediately, who will t-ilc then Mits tht time the bill again reaches the upper chancher in in its oiigmil st itt. without Lord's1 amendments.. If Lord ..I French Banker Expresses Himself Enthusiastic About Dominion Montreal, July A representa- tive Parisian -hanker in the person of .Alexandra Talou, the manager of. Mr. Hudolphe Forget's Paris house. or as his card puts it, "Director of Ihe Rodolphe Forget Dank, Rue De is now in the city. Mr. Talou is delighted with the outlook in this country. Interviewed, the French banker said that in his-.opin- ion the Hnes-t and most effective rem- edy for socialism Is the unexampled development now going on with gi- gantic strides throughout the Domin- The French people were. gradu- ally convincing, themselves that Dominion of Canada offers the; best possible field for investment. money situation, Mr. Talou says, fairly steady now, following the al- most panicky tendency .over the Mo- rocco incident, which, however, he iiiiA, was of more interest ,to ..-Eng- land than France'. "The fear existed in financial circles in Paris eral days that Great might be moving too quickly and if a crisis fame Fiance, as; a ,ally, might he drawn into the i trouble: _, Is the entento cordial as popular as in he was asked 'Stronger than was en- thusiastic reply v He s ii was BO strong I that Fn gland and France would (to go. into the field together if .the Morocco troubles amounted to thing serious Speaking of, the system of govern- ment in Canada, the gentleman, from Paris stated that all investors' tri France thoroughly understood the soliditj of the Canadian system ot banking as well as the stability of her- government and for this reason. they had no apprehensn e feeling what- for the of money invested in Canada and as the came better and better known, French capital will continue into coun- try. Air. Talou says that the, terest in financial powen concerning the great wheat crops of the western provinces is 'very Intense for they all know what it means to the wen ifch of this country, and to. their Interests. CONTEST FOR D. G. M. OF ONTARIO MASONS St. Catharines, Ont., July Masons are gathering in force for the opening on Wednesday of the Grand of Canada in tbe province of Ontario. Aubrey White of Toronto the i wfl1 succeed Judge McWatt of SaThla las Grand -Master. There will-be' a downc still declines to accept the im- amcndi'd hill, peers will be created wholesale EXPLOSION IN A SNAKE RIVER STORE conjtes' Depn1> Grand Master, with W D M P P of Tor- onto, S. A. Luke of Toronto and Geo. S. May, ox-M.P.P. Ottawa ,aa the liker 1y candidates, Grain! Secretary Dunn and Grand Treasurer Malorie will likely be re-elected. Snake .Man., July liound can of itun powder exploded In tho store of the-Nortluyest Trading .'onipany here Saturday blowing Hie doors anil, windows out of the bujld- ing olnar across ihe si reel and knock- the walls out of plumb. The con- msiou was felt all over the town. Four people who were in the, store were painfully injured and.the store lock was destroyed.. Bsrold V. McCormlck. of i iind hid built under hta own illrectloti. Mr. McCormteli did wlHh'iiBdiiil.p.gbllcity given to bis flights, and for that reason .risked the Held time when wonM tie likely to nttentlon. The McCormick mschlno embortlM nn JatSri new The or plain, Instead of being UK- lengthwise. Tbc idea ii'iy irlvetbV to to leawu of tvkloc L--J k ONTARIO GIRL DROWNED Detroit. July on -board of !B launch .on the Detroit 'river ilonlght following a trivial exploilon, reiuHed 1 H the death of one peraon and the narrow escape from drowning of five others. A sinall {jUHntity of.gasoline I which' had escnped Vroin the engine I became'linked and the sudden .flnsli tllght ID to which I f're so friKhtened.the six "ocpupiius i 9r the HUle craft that I hey. ail leappd j overboard. Miss Babel Manon, "niiert 111, whoso .home is in 1'nrkhill, Ont., sank; Uie others were readied. AUTO STRUCK CHILD AND KILLED IT Winnipeg, July Smith; aged ten years, was hilled .by auto- mobile dm en b> C S Green of Teh- Ion, while alighting from a aireeticir at noon today. The child died two minutes after arrival at the.hoapital. BAD FIRES IN NOVA SCOTIA1 Amhernt, Nr. S, July forest fire has been raging In tbe weat erri portion of tbls country, for the last week. The firn originated on the Innv berproperty of Messrs Cochrano and Solely at Fox. River. So far tho firs haa run through .valuable lumber lands for eighteen nillea and haa from six to eight miles wide. ORlLLfA 1C GROWING OHIIla, is iindcwtpotl thai, the recent corwiw places the ulation at ahout fi.S3p. This ia nit (ncfwioo of alvtnt. MHieiisor's fiBiires, which placed thu poptilatluii ai M'R. M advance of about over last which ;