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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 6, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Pavae 5 FIRST MEETING OF THE MISSION in charge of Rev. W. Patterson, D.D. HENRY L MYERS IS ELECTED NEW SENATOR FROM MONTANA Dramatic Climax t� Lonir i (^on�d had eight, iormcr oot- 'ernot Toolo had 1, W�lsh had ] and Deadlock at l^a^t Moment V DARK HORSE WON Judge j. M. Evans had 1 Before Uib result was announocd, however, the \ democratd one by one changed their votes to Judge Me-yers and when the total was boosted to 51 the flomo-I crats went wild with eiithnsiasm. I On the final ballot every democratic vote, 5'i in all, was recorded tor M\ -jcrs. Came Vnnn MisscniVi Henry L. Myers is one >>! the proni-inenl. lawyers o[ his state �m>'\ is a resident, of Hamilton, in IIm- uest.eru part, of Montana, where iic is a district judge. � fudge Myers wu.s born Octoi)er i), Myers (democrat) 'of Ravalli county ; isfig at Booneville, Mo., where he be-� was elected 1,'hited States senator to- gan his scholaslic trainiiij; In the i night to- succeed Seiifttor Carter, on p,t,ii(. schools and (inisheri at an acad 'the 79th joint ballot. lemy. He worked on his father's farm, A continuous session of 7^ hours taught school, became a newspaper was he\d by the legislature this after- man and finally a lawyer. He was noon, 27 ballots being taken. Myer.s' admitted to practice in the supreme name was not mentioned until tlie court of jMissonri at the age of 23 last ballot,, on which he received all and practiced for some time at Roone of the democratic votes before the re- ville and West Plains. Name Not Mciitloncd I ii-(il Final Ballot at End of Session ITeJena, Mont., March 2.-Henry L. suit.was announced. He was not an avowed candidate. \ In 18'J.S .ludge .Myers came to Montana, locating at Hamilton, where he Boots and Skes Repaired TF YOU WANT A neat job and a sure cure take your repait-ing to the at the rear of R. A. Wrights store J. R. Van Haarlem Proprietor The election of .Jurise Myer.s came' opened a law olTice and later entered as a'dramatic clpse to one of the " ailo partner-ship with Uohcrt .\ exciting dafs ever witnessi'd at (j'Hara. the state house. . Due to Insurgent Kepuhlican 'I'he election- of a democratic sfiia- A Parable of Reciprocity And Common Sense (Contributed.) Oncv upon a lime two sfiirdy plon- (calling on him at hisliome, as they returned for the Christmas holidiiys. in eers, together wilh their families, im-|Spue of iho /eelins ihnr e.visteil be- migralecl to a (louutry far from ihe liaunts of clvillz.atlou. SIdo by side, Ihey seltlad in a fertile valley, forty miles from the nearest town and be-pan the struggle for livelihood. Things vent well enough between them, and es their wives, sons and dau.�;hter3 niiujfled together soolnlly, many a happy evening: was spent In front �f the huge flraplace in one or other of the tween the two tamlllos. Henry finally agreed, and on bis first, visit, met Anna Smith, a beautiful girl of 18, and during the two weeks' holiday his visits became quite fre(|uent. ,The Rirl's father noticed this, but bis only comment was a lowering frown, but Anna's mother encouraged Henry, for she knew him to have been an honest. refrained from doing since the fatal quu.t'rcl. It had been an oiien winter, Innd the ground svi\s soft. As be pass-|ed the big gateway he saw fresh waggon tracks leading in the same direction ho was going. He knew Jones was on his way io the same settlement to which he was going. Slowly his four h(u'ses plodded alon.g the soft road, while he sat and inu�ed on the change uhout to take place in their lives, and as he remembered some of the many happy limes, a faint smile ll,�htened his rmigb features. Suddenly his leaders stopped and with a .Itrk he was roused fiioni his reverie, pir-ectly ahead was n great ranch w-.i'jon stuck with both hind wheels in the soft elayhnlf �i'y to the axle. In the! seat sat Jone.^, turned half around. Mr. Myers was elected county attorney in Ravalli county in 1834 and re-elected in IHrtfi. In 1R!)8 he was tor was due solely to the action of elected state senator from his county Ronald lliggins, a younp msur.iieul and in the session of the legislature iciiublicaii from Missoula, in declin- he diatiiiKuislicri liim.sell by his rcarii-ing to supporta motion made at 5.40 ness and tact in debate and his knowl to dissolve the jotnt asMinbly siac ed(e of public adairs. die. The motion w�s at first voted Mr, Myers was the author of senate for by every republlCM and three bills requiring courts to instruct jui;r democrats, enotJgh to carry it by one ies before argument of cotin.sel and of vote. Before the result waa announc- other important judicial measures, ed Wiggins changed his vote to no. j He is prominent in Masonic circles Wild cheers from the democratic side ' and is also identified with a number URVEYORS BUSY AT QUEENSTOWN and fiery hissing from the republican of other fraternal and social orders. Jog dwellings. The children at game.=,! brought vlsinn.s of those happy days intelligent lad, and his presence! peering iiuiuiMnfly into Smith's staril ed file;'. hi!o.i''.y an emharrassed irrin showed Itself on lioih faces, then as the good wives talking over Iheir: before the line feiico was quarreilfd housahold affali-s as they knitted w.ovev. Ai lasi llonr.\ liad a lalk wit h' i he whole situation evolved iiself, t,6oy liionded, while the two pioneerp plan-jhis I'aiher. and ihe same day Anna' joil; lji-olte liiro a hearty laugh, while lied and speculated or talked over thejiipi'roached ber mother on 'l\e Buhjt.-�t j Smiih rolled out of bis seat to the jiast season's achievomonts. .Vever n'tliat lay nearest the two young peo-i ground aiul walked around 'he dis-regret that they had left the comforts j pie's lieari.s. The lioy'.s father shook ' iresse;] oiifit, apparently to find i way of a more settled community for the his lioad. liut said nothing, while the lo help .lones oui cf the mud, but in tardstilpa of the wilderness; tiut a day girl's mother with happy tears in her f;;et waiting for .Jones to open tho con-came when they had a tailing out ov-jpyes embraced her daughter. That � versa: ion. r a line fence, and for years Smith e^eniiiff. as she and her hu.sliand sat j Must loaded u.- this load of b-i.'on side greeted the announcement of Hig- Myers Is Reticent gins' change. Immediately afterward Missoula, Mont., March 2.-Senator the three democrats also changed elect IF. L. Myers in a speech at their votes. I Hamilton, his home town tonight. The first man to vote for Myers ' saitl that be would be a thorough | was State .Senator Cnnrow Demo- democrat in all matters excepting crat after deraoerat voted for the those pertaining especially to west-west Montana jurist- When the roll- ern Montana. He refused lo disou.^s call had been completed Myers had national issues publicly 'or to give 42 votes, within nine of enough to any interview concerning his views. BARONS FARMERS FAVOR AN INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE Barons, March 1 -The .semi-annual rtependcnl they were going to bring ! , ,, , , ,..... , . .meeting of the l.adie.s Aid was held forward, and if the chair considered' and Jonas passed each other on the; before the blazing backlog ,n their liv-: ,,u| hams to take to rown. as we vrnt-^,, Thursday afternoon at Mrs. H. E. Mr. Paterson an liulependent member, road without apeaking. Living side by: ing robm, she brought up the subject ed to lav n a ."iiijplv of other ihinfs ,,  -'udy of the flour both before and after ba'KJng, and Involves conslderaitldn of its water absorption and retaining capacity and volume, and the shape jand texture of the loaf after baking. In the point of water absorption, the local wheat has shown an'unusually high percentage, greater than that of most of the samples tested, and the depuiitment considers the flour as nearly perfect as any grown anywhere. strangers. Smith raised his crops, bar-; thought. Ai first the old man look-: hluried o.ii, as ho also climbed lo the vaated and houlod thera to market, ex-'ed in pained surprise. Then for r groiind. tended his holdings, saw his sons and long time he sat and stared Inio the i �Main and iT.con. you say?" lues-riaiightCTs grow into young men and . now dylnt; fire. At last he arose, hent 11 ioned Smith, st 111 -inspeetiiig .fo.ios' women. On the other side of the line! over and kissed her. and withoiii a; preriicanucu. " Wivits-iioes that fetch fence, Jodos through hard work was word loft the room. you'.'" > proapering likowlae. One autumn The next morning he loaded, up a' " Leven r-nis. all home cured, too," Smith's eldest son went to college in mixed load of produce and. started to'replied .lones.' an adjoining state, and while there'the nearest seitlenient, intondlug io| 'flumph." Siuiih remarked. He re-mat Jones' eldesl- son. Henry. The gei hack on the ihird day thereafter, ^ menibei-ed how he had paid 18 cents two became inseparable comi)anl()ns, As he passed the .Jones' phu e he eould for his last .^^�ars supply. "That's the and Walter Smith Inslsied ou Henry nor help .ulanctns; 'ip, a thing ho had'way. Now. I've goi a lot of potatoes ' and oi her st uff on lows: Mrs. K. Welsh. president; Indepemlent .After considirahie dis-i\lrs. ('. W. llausrn, vice-president ; cussion it was moved hy Mr. Mathe-Mrs, J. \V. Miller, secretary ; Mrs. son, secondeii by (4. ICrdnian, that O. \\ Oliver. icaMirei. The ladies tlis niei'tiiig was in favor of support-are outlingins  '"ok of lintro > ,. , -and \it.LiiU\. rake care uf li. I parts ol \hc aureeuieiu. i y,,,, eunnor e.Mct lo have splendid i Thai evening, as ihe two families sat ,bn'' " V'-^ s'l'H' ' * througii ' It in m"rin'iS~slV9 it u dob on at dinner in Sniiihs co7y dining-room, Smith told the siory of the trade. Ag he finished, Henry Jones looked up, and exclaimed' ^Incle.' unconsciously falling on to his boyhood habit, "thal'a recfprocli y," "Well." replied tlie happy old man, j"I don'i know what ,voii college fellers :call it, bm I call It a durned good lesson in eoninion sense." There is to he another mectiij; in the Kindlay school house on March 11. at 2 p ni M. A. Itigly has heen to Taher on business this week. Miss Edna Hudd is recovering from a slight attack of la grippe. Farmers livin.n on the proposed rural telcidione line from, Bowville to Barons, remember that on March the inth at III a.m., fi. .\. Burke, representing the government, will he in Ha rolls ^o complete arrangements for this liny t'oiiie in ami sign your contracts, and very shortly you will be eiijo) ing the lieiielits of a rural telephone On Kridav eveniiic; in the Barons ojK'i",! lir.iisi* the Itaioiis Loii/.e of the I () (1 !�� .\o fill. I'ldfl their annual .'-upper and ball Tiiere was a good trout!, good supj/e]-, good timi' The li.-irons Hrass Hand opt^n tlie�hall with' a few choice selections, I The lialance of the musical program , TAWNEY FOR PRESIDENT Wasliiiigion, .March ,">.-.James A. Tnwney, of .MinneBota. last night was plni'cii In iioniinatlon for the office of, SOLD AND GUARANTEED BY ALU pi-esi(h-ni or Ihe I'niied Siafes. The' LETHBRIDQE DRUGGISTS Ti'iminaiiiiR sijei'ch was made In the iiouae Ti,� man who proposed -Mr. I'awniiy for ilif Reriihlleau nominaMcn Is He[ires,iii ative Richard \V. Austin, of Tennessee .Mr. Austin made a speerh on Uie deficiency bill, in the course of which he took occasion to eulogize the rstlrlng cnairman of the uoinmitiee on appropilatloni. tlio outer c-dfc'o Willi a brush-throw was rendered hv the Harons orches-It Into a brail- swltrti It �rounil tlio hottd-jab Ir. a t.-w hair plna-and l*t tra. " ifi'ltMs'm,:.'nr.- .uher ^rowinir thins ^t the regular meeting of Barons' -It n�ed� atunilon-It nends care-It Lodge I.O.O.F No. (iO. a large nuni- i tiGoSs thorough ffioomlnr regularly-. . , , . , ; not only the t.�lr b.ii tl'e ecilp. bei' of MV.' menrhers were accepted^ If you have tn� time ami patlcne. on Friday, March lOlh, the Rar- you won t nfn"onle, Jt.OO and .Wo, ^^^^ ^..^^ Moniimentai \iom Works SIMPSON & NEEDS, Proprietor. Importers of Scotch Granite Ona for Mch vtrytey A SUMMER HOTEL IN SASKATCHEWAN Winnlpsg. Mar. 2.-The Canadian Pacific Railway has decided to b.tilld 160 miles of railway through the Qv'Appalle ralley, and build a summer hotel tit Fort Qu'Appelle. Lord Mln-to 9BC� Skid the Qu'Appelle river �ceneiT �^ aiiual ta tha AncapoUs vallar- We are 15 per cent, cheaper than any other firm in the west See our work and get our prices 8th St. S., near 3rd Are. Lethbridfe, Alberto ;