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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 23, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL. II. Lethbrldge, Albtrta, Tuesday, March 23, 1909. Ho. M. BUCHANAN ELECTED BY 63 Government Wins Sweeping Victory Opposition Get Only Four Seats McLean Wins in This District; Gushing and Bennett in Calgary; Woolf in Cardstpn; Me Nab Loses His Deposit LIBERALS HAD .CELEBRATION Big Rally, Band and light Procession There was great joy last night in the ranks of- the local Liberals and other supporters of W. A. Buchanan and the Buthesford Government. During the day .there was some fear that the Lib- eral vote was not being polled in its strength but when the returns LETHBRIDCE DISTRICT iTHE RESULTS IN were completed showing that Mr. j.was: .Buchanan was elected by thej handsome majority of 63, the jovyi-Bow Island THE PROVINCE Government Has Overwhelming Majority The results -throughout the province show that the liuther- ford Government has been re- turned with an overwhelming ma- jority. -Only two straight Con- servatives are elected, B. B. Ben- nett, Calgary and Geo. Hoadley, Okotoks, being the fortunate ones. O'Brien, the Socialist in JL.VA V ti XJJ. J.V J-LW j __ _ 1 likely that Dr; .Rivers can over- Eockv Mountain was successful come the of 251 that lnde- endent Conservative in lied The Government won 35 'seats and has a majority of 31 over all. A.J.McLean Wins Out in Whirl- wind Campaign A. J. McLean the Taber rancher, was late in the field-as an Independent Liberal in oppo- sition to Dr. J. H. Rivers, the Government candidate, but a whirlwind campaign conducted by a large number of active sup- porters has placed him at the head of the poll. The returns of the country north of the Belly Biver are not in but it is not as in the southern and eastern part of the riding. The vote up to a late hour last night of his supporters was "When the successful candidate approached the Liberal committee rooins, 'he was seized by ardent j Grassv Lake Stirling supporters, hoisted shoulder high.! Royal Collieries and carried upstairs to the rooms- j Diamond City; in the Ott Block "amid lusty j St. Mary's cheers. Being perched upon a j Exp. Farm table a speech was .demanded of j Wopdpeeker the "victor. j Burdett Mr I'Buchanan in his remarks (pro vo said it- was one of the happiest! moments of Ids life and he was {Total glad that Lethbridge had shown; its .appreciation of'the good GOT-' Rivers "With the deferred elections in -L 161 Peace River 7 46> Government's majority will un- 23 322! doubtedly be increased to 33: 264 1 LThe: closest result is in Macleod 46 49 [where-'Colin-Genge, Liberal, has 2 JxLia narrow majority over-E. 6 7! P. McNeill, Indeendent :Conser- 0 17 vative........ 8 29 Hpore 4. To i (Lib.) defeated J, E. Sowery. by '6 16! a large ma jority. 19 1 ATHABASKA Election de- 389 Majority for McLean, 251, 640 i W. H. Gushing (Lib.) and R: B.. Bennett elected. ernment by Premier Rutherford! MADE HIS DAUGHTER i Dr. Egbert (Lib.) Dr. and: his colleagues. He SLEEP IN HAYSTACK {Blow (Cons.) Geo. How- (Lib.) elected by small maju over Dr. Stanley (Cons.) Simpson (Lib.) elected, 44 maj. with 11 polls to hear "from. LAC STE. Gunn acclamation-. F. Puffer (Lib.) by acclamation. T. Telford (Lib.) acclamation. LETHBRIDGE A. Buchanan (Lib.) elected 63 maj. LETHBRIDGE J. McLean (Ind. Lib.) leading by 251, several polls to hear from, election conceded. MACLEOD Colin Genge (Lib) elected over E. P. McNeill (Ind. Cons.) by 11 maj. 1 poll to hear from. MEDICINE "W. T. Finlay elected over Ma- son (late Cons, leader) by 70 j WOOLF ELECTED N ANTON J. Glendenning (Lib.) elected over A. J. Robert- son (late Cons.) leader) by 270 AWARDS THE CONTRACTS to support him as the Govern- ment candidate. As he uttered this short speech the enthusiastic cheers interrup- stable Cheney, of the R. N. W. M. P. j inal negligence. The prisoner appear- ed in the police court and was rft-j manded tmtil the police had time consult the crown prosecutor. Some time last December, it is a> hear from. the prisoner drove his. d auprh- j ter out of the house and made, her' sleep in a haystack. As a resultthe; ed "that he would do-all in hisj Saskatoon, Sask., March and South- ern Alberta; and t would guard carefully the interests of the city and thfe country surrounding it. He thanked the party workers for the splendid support given him during the campaign: "His thanks were gratefully tendered" the workiiigmen- who had stood by hiin' and the Government as well as is shown by the splendid sup- port given in the Staffordville, North Ward and the Fire Hall di- visions where the bulk of the workingmen voted. It was grat- ifying to him in noting the re- sults at the Central School and Oliver's Hall, to see that the many Conservatives in the city had cast aside party affiliations ell (Soc.) 706..; W. Wooif yesterday brought Ignac Yzack into (Lib.) elected over Levi Harker town. Yzack is charged with crim-j (Cons.) by 88 maj. P. Smith, Lib; elected 168 maj. over Dr. -Mc- Eachren (Ind.) 12 small polls to CLARESHOLM Malcom (Lib.) elected over F. seep in a aysa. f onn girl, who was about 17 years o ace.! Garrow (Cons.) by about 200. had both her feet so badly frozen that they had to be amputated elected over W. -fisher Dr. "Brett St. Paul's hospital. (Cons, leader) by 146 witt a. few- Sympathetic citizens are obtaining pjaces to hear tated. ones. artificial limbs to replace the amou- Joseph Stauffer, f S. Scarlett (Bid.) f (Lib.) elected over and C. ffiebert PILGRIMS TO MECCA RETURN-j deposits_ Victoria, B. C., March C W Blue Tunnel liner Oanfa, which reach- i _, A port this morning from Liverpool Cross and John A. McDou- via the Orient, carried over a thou- sand Hadjias, returning pilgrims who had made the pilgrimage to Mecca. Geo. Galbraith (Soc.) 345. gal (both Liberals) elected over A. F. Ewing (Cons.) The pilgrims crowded the iron docks in picturesque throngs and the sight] H' eral died during their homeward vov- ted him several times. Torchlight Procession j U. J.A-IQ V It did not take -long to getiage> and mariy SUCCumbed during the the Citizens' Band together and! raids of the Bedouins in the desert in short order a large torchlight j when returning from Mecca, procession escorted the candidate -rs. >T T when they prayed to Mecca in theev-j (Lib.) elected over ening was an interesting one. Sevr' dice (Cons.) by a big majority. to Hs residence on Dufferin street. was the demon-, stration that some one thought there was- a fire and sent ;in the alarm and in a few minutes the fire brigade was on the scene-to help in the excitement. At the residence of the mem- ber-elect, the assembled host- of enthusiastic friends were .enter- tained to light refreshments and a general good time. After the torchlight procession the-band and crowd returned to the Liberal Committee :Booms, where the demonstration was con- tinued for another hour or so. Interspersed with selections by :the Citizens Band were speeches by T. H. Harris and A. F. Mc- Duffee of Raymond, Aid. King and Gus Neidlg. CASE AGAINST E. H. HARRIMAN St. Louis, March be- gan this morning" in the Federal Courts here before an examiner -m the -GoveimTierif suit tp" declare the merger Union and Southern Pacific by E. H. Harriinan, a viola- tion" of the Sherman anti-trust law. The Harriman interests are being looked after by J. C. Studds, Chicago. Judge Lovet of New York counsel for both roads'and H, H. Loomis of maha special counsel. EtCCTR IN NORWAY Ottawa; March H. Aonel, director of mines, informed todav that the first electric furnace for the production of high iron on commerv eiaV scale luis been installed at Lud- vika, Norway. Installation will in- clude two high pressure power each, and two furnmcoi, 600 horse power and all will supplied with two current. MICHIGAN IS FREE Ottawa, March An embargo the time of the outbreak of the foot and'mouth disease across the border has been removed by the Agricultur- al Department. The embargo is still in force against five other states. HIGH L. M. Eoberts Smith Bros. Wilson Get the Con- tract A special meeting of the City Council was held "last night to consider Engineer Arnold's re- port on the tenders for the new power plant building, conduits, crib and wells combined. The following tenders were accepted: Smith Bros, and Wilson, 000. Carter Halls Aldmger Co., ma. Geo. Hoadley (C.) elected over M. HcHardy by 74 with 5 polls to hear. from. Duncan Marshall (Lib) elected over Geo. 'McDonald (Cons.) by big majority. PEACE Election de- ferred. P. E. Lessard (Lib.) acclamation. H. W. McKennev (Lib.) acclamation. PINCHER Dr. nock (Lib.) elected over E. J., Mitchell (Cons.) by large major- ity. Dr. Campbell (Lib) elected over J. A. Jackson (Cons) RED E. Michener (Ind. Cons.) elected over J- T.' Moore (Lib.) ROCKY C. M. O'Brien (Soc.) elected 414; J.A. McDonald (Labor 331 H. E. Lyons (Cons. 222, T. Stewart (Lib.) acclamation. ST. J. A. Boudreau (Lib.) elected over W. Gariepy (Lib.) R.L. Shaw (Lib) elected over Dr. Creighton (Ind. Cons.) 177 maj. 8 pplk to hear from. STONEY J. McPher- son (Lib.) elected. Hon. A. C. Rutherford (Lib.) elected over Rice Sheppard by overwhelming majority. J. R. Boyle (Lib.) acclamation. J. B. Holden IN CARD8TON Has a Large Majority After a Hard Fight All laces -heard irom in Curd- ston district, J. W. "Woolf, ex- M. P. P. heads by a majority of 88 and his election is conceded.; Woolf polled a good vote all over the constituency. The details of the vote (Lib.) elected over Fane John -Gunn and Sons, G. H. Archibald and Co., 000. The reort recommended that the tender of Smith Bros. and (Cons.) by a large majority. A. Campbell (Lib.) elected over Rev. A. R. Aldridge F. A. Walker (Lib.) acclamation. C. H. Olin (Lib.) elected by large majority. Liberals Summary 35 Wilson be accepted and this. re7 Socialists Conservatives 2 Independent Conservatives. 1 _________________________ ________ .1 commendation was accepted hy Deferred 2 the Council. j v Work will be commenced with- Total 41 in two weeks after the contract Government's majority over all s signed. AN EXPRESSION OF THANKS To the Electors of Lethbridge: and district, as well as the pro-1 bition wiU be to serve all the peo- ivi.aJ.uii j _ placed on the of i at J I v desire to express to-you zayjvince of Alberta as a whole. 1 j pie, irrespective of creed, class deep gratification for the splen-i realize that my election is due injor race or party to the- best of did vote you gave me as .a sup- j no small way to the support of j my ability. porter of the Rutherford GOT- the laboring men, and many of I Please accept again my warm- ernment yesterday. I thank "you i my Conservative friends and I; est and most heartfelt thanks and with all my.., heart and promise! pledge myself to be no hidebound j believe me, to do my utmost to serve the j partisan in my representation ofj best interests of .our growing city'this city at Edmonton.- My am-< BANWELL OUT ON TICKET OF LEAVE Ottawa, March' report that a ticket of leave has been granted Banwell, teller of the Crown Bank, Toronto, has been officially confirmed. Woolf Cardston 166 Magrath Spring Coulee 6 Courts" 1-3 Milk Biver 10 Wajrner 19 Woolford 3 'Aetna 18 Eimball 37 Haley: '4 Taylorville 12 Leiivitt 23 Boundary Creek 30 New Dayton 10 Mountain View 14 Harker 93 85 5 2 3 0 18 32 18 3 12 19 5 5 54 Plan For New Isolation Hos- pital To Be Prepared 442 354 MILES AND MOUNTAINS OF ICE ON OCEAN Halifax.. N. Si, March of ice, fields and bergs mountain high were- -parsed.1- by the .Furhess liner v which, arrived from Liver- pool Saturday. -Forty miles om of her course the steamer went. to avoid the ice and even then she did not- get rid. .of --it. From Tier foremast head, as far as the eye could see there was nothing but ice for three days and one night. The engines were stopped and. the vessel, rlaid to rather than oroceed in the darkne'ss. SAW MILL BLEW UP INJURING FIVE MEN Gore Bay, -March has reached here that the boiler of Crawford's' saw mill blew up last injuring five men, one of whom F.. Gs win, has since died. At the meeting of the city council last night a gentleman through the C. B. Bowman agen- cy offered for the Isola- tion Hospital and the lots on which it stands. The Council had called for bids from' the real estate men to close on March 15. This was the only offer; .The building cost the city -and the lots were donated. The jet- ter was and filed until the city can secure a new site, and the Works and Property were instructed to have plans drawn for a new Iso- lation -Hospital costing hot. more than The committee will also report on a site for the _same. .The duties of the Water. Mas- ter and the Waterworks Superin- tendent "will be arranged.; by :r the Fire Water an.d Light Committee with the aid'of the CASTRO GOING I8ACK March form. er president of Venezuela left here today lor Cologne where ;-h'e will spend the. night '-and ..tomorrow go to Paris. After a short stay there will .pro- ceed for Bordeaux to embark March 26th on steamer. Guadeloupe for some Carribbean port.-. 7 i.; KILLED BY ENGINE v St. John, March -.Simp- son, 'of Fredei'ictou., was 'cut iii two and decapitated by a C. P.. running into the depot here; from Fairville .Saturday evening. The en_ .gine was running tender-first and; it London. Richmond's supposed he lumped on- and' fell today, in .the greatest Vugby Re was 53 years old.. SCOTLAND JS WINNER England in International Rugby tional fixture of the seaspn, Scotland, defeated. by; 18 points to 8. YALE WINS AGAIN collegiate wrestling match between Yale, Princeton Cornell, Pennsylvan- ia and Columbia, was -won ior the fiffhtime by :Yale, 'no other collcire ever having taken it. Yale made points j Princeton 8, Cornell 6, Penn- sylvania 1, and Columbia 0. RUSSIAN CZAR HONORS PRESIDENT Mexico March peror Nicholas ,has confirmed the 'order -fi the granting the cross. tf Alexander .Nevsky upon President Diaz.. The order is one of highest within the gift ot, the sov- WILL CRSSS THE CONTINENT IN BALLOON balloon jour- ney from the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean- across the breadth of the United States has been, practically assured for the near future by the announcement that the aeronaut club j According to REWARD FOR ASSASSIN London., March 'despatch to the Chronicle from .Milan., the Italian .Government a reward of for the capture of the murderers pf Lieut; Pe'trosmo) POLITICAL CHANCES PREDICTED the" of Seattle will finance a jour- j Parliameufarx- correspah-dent. ..of .the. ney- _ _ Gazette, important 'changee i are imminent in tbe Canadian Cab1 CAPTAIN SETTLED The resignation of CARRIE NAT I ON? worth, the Minister of Na- retained office in order that" the tion who came across on the Baltic second cabin made things very dis- agreeable for a time, it 'is said today, "mier might go to the country--with his Cabinet ranks unbroken, the pivot of the various changes and re-adjustments in the executive me- Your humble servant, W. A. BUCHANAN. for her fellow passengers. They re- ported the facts to Capt. Ransom chanism. The retirement of the Mm- and for the rest of the journey there! ister of Justice will be regretted by was less trouble as the result of a i both sides of the is .univer- talk the Captain, had with her. in Polling Place Fire Hall Oliver's Hall Central School Labor Hall North Ward Stafibrdville Buchanan 53 63 102 89 .82 508 Ives 44 83 102 122 44 50 445 McNab 8 23 18 24 33 102 209 sally respected for his high abilities, sterling character and unfailing: cour- everybody hopes that- a continued course of treatment will en- tirely restore his hearing. In all probability he will ..represent Canada in. The Hague when the fisheries ques- tion comes up for arbitration. His portfolio will probably go to Mr. while a Quebec representa- present Postmaster-General once more, as in. the day.1; of the late Israel TaTte, act as Minister of Public Works. There can be "no doubt whatever that Mr. Mackenzie King, the. ablest of the younger statesmen, will, be made Minister of position I the importance of wMch will be con- tinuously increasing. In order to avoid putting the two chief spending departments in the hands of Quebec representatives, a course which: [would be the cause of resentment in On- tario, it is thought that Mr. Brodeur will eventually be made "a Judge :ol the Supreme Court. .But he win re- tain his portfolio until the Caseels re- port has been discussed. A Nova Sco- tian representative will be made Minister of Marine and Fisheries af- ter Mr. BrodeuVs translation to a j more peaceful sphere. Air these pre- dictions seem most of them probable. Cabinet making in .Can- ada since the various are entitled by custom to a certain rep- resentation, is a more .complex and difficult business than is the In the Mother-cOHntry. ;