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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 28, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbridge Daily Herald voliime Letlibrlilge. Alberta. Tuesday, May Number LIBERALS CARRIED ALL THE SEATS CONTESTED PROVINCIAL TREASURER Wins Outln Claresholm wooLF'S MAJORITY is H8 TWO TORIES Lose Their Deposits SMALL MAJORITY FORMACKENZIE Campaign of Personalities and Misrepresentation Nearly Ended Disastrously for the New 1 Minister-No Doubt of His Return "Malcolm McKenzlc is elected in this ridin twenty -majority and one poll, Chimney Rock to come. .There are oul, ten theie and Ins elec ion is theiefoie sure Willows, the poll HI anxiously awaited, came in at noon today, giving'-Mr. McKenzie 1-1 inajoritj There weio also one o, two changes in the figures announced nlghi Mar L.uc him 9 iubleul of S a gain of one and Flab> r insleai ol" 1', a gain of- five. McKenzie di-appoi.ited in the Claiesholm town where'he had placed a demonsiraiion t'arm and given the town extensive rura .telephone connections. The singular part ot was that..Mr. Me Kenzte polled his stiongest Aote in the pait of the ifdinQ' he was pectod to prove the weakest. Carmangay district gave him a bis lead. (Ue-town 5. miles out, giving him 46 majority. DivrMcMillati pbllRd ii big lead Cra-num and the south district. His home town gave him 43 pmijority and he polled H strong vote in all rural polls adjacent. He proved exceptionally.strong in the southern part of the. riding. Barons vote Ws not jis large as expected Tor -the provincial treasurer, due no doubt to Provincial "Vice President .Qimisey of the U, F. A. taking a stand govern- ment. The foothill country supported the government, :even byudon. jn-Qverbial Tory poll, giving Mr. MuKenxic three McKENZIE MAJORITIES CLARESHOLM BARONS PRAIRIEVIEW STAR LINE CARMANGAY MONARCH PRAIRIEVILLE FIVE MILE SCHOOL BADGERSFLATS .HOWE. BURWASH LYNDON WILLOWS. TOTAL '16' 3 14. .195 MCMILLAN TROUT CHEEK GRANUM ALBERTA RED NOBLE WHITE LAKE. FINLEY u'AKk OLSEN CREEK SPRING BANK JUMBO VALLEY DALEY ELINOR" ROSE BUT-TE MAJORITIES 1 Majority for McKcnzie 20( with Chimney Rock to come. CHAMP CLARK GETS WASHINGTON VOTE Ci.uk Assured the votes of the six dclc- t-itcs ID the national democratic con Ten'ion in Baltimore in a primary 3i Id hetL which him out of the 6b entillcd io K t in the District of-Columbia (leinn- craUP" convention1 Wcrlncsdav. The ('emocrats not. pledged to Ulark, so fai as kiioun, are uninsliurtcd, ,il- fthoiigh th- lesults in tluce distiicts arc rial vet known. j NORTHERN MEMBERS WON BY HANDSOME MAJORITIES ______ Signal Endorsation of the Railway Policy of the Victory is Not Confined to Any Section of the Capital-The Government is Much Elated Edmonton, May four rid- gratulaLlbiis'-ffdiii ings sure, and one (Claresholm) doubt fill, but probably Liberal, the members of the government and their .friends ire feeling elated today. north, the Liberals have overw'heim- rig majorities, and the victory of Mr. Wcolf in Cardston is a special cause of elation, owing to tile desperate ef- 'orts made to capture the riding; The vonservatives concentrated then greatest strength in the South ridings ud in the city of it s understood that the full force of he Federal office holders and patron- ige was thrown into Sturgeon and JetljewiLk Ihe answei of the j.ao ile is a complete repiidiatlon of the ampaign of slander and sectional ries. and a pleasing vindication of he progressive policy launched by ho Sifton governmeiiL In Edmonton, lion. C W. Cross an a striking victory. He has 522 najority, with about 400 votes tied if counted 'win give him lie tarried all puits of the utv, usi. and west. ISdmoiiton o uncertuln sound. Thtit the :Con- atives ai e chagi ined goes ut Mi lowing led is to The reelection claimt, of 500 were sin eie, and thr result shows much MIS out of touch with the real entimcnt of the' people. Mr. Cross is today receiving con- the j Is fairly all over vince, while the Piemier deluged with messages. Iu tint, oifv Hit let in a of jov which, foi' noise anj fnewoikb, nai never been exceeded, in. Western. Ca had a. A CHINAMAN'S SPECULATION PIcton, May Lee, a bright young Chinaman, who has been in the laundry business in Picton for four years, left to day Calgary, Alta. Previous to coming here lived in Calgary Five years ago he bought a field for A month ago came an offer from the prairie city for for Lee's town lot.. He re- plied that he .would take nothing less On Wednesday of last week cameAthe Second offer His field is novy on_Mam street, centrally located, in afftne district. An American company wanted to build a fine- hotel on this site Tney offered Lee lot "If 1t'trworyi -it's one hundrotiVthousand; >nie the "Chinaman, r Now he 15 off to Calgaiy to watch his interests. In Sedgewick theie are 1% polls, and -10 huve beeii heard from. In these Hon. Charles Stewart, Minis- ter of Municipalities, has it is expected that the 16C polls yet to come increase the minister's lead to 2000 His opponent, Hugh will contubute to the.general revenues ofrthe province. Stewart leads In eveij polling sub division mid has literally swamped his Sturgeon Majority In Sturgeon, Hon J K Bojle, Mm ister of Education, is also leading by a thumping and it is'be- lieved he will have of a lead when the final result is known. Here also ilr.: AVilliamson contributes his deposit to the. Provincial treasury An exceptionally nasty campaign was waged against "Mr..-Boyle, anil the whole weight of the A. G. W. influ- ence WHS thrown to the Conservative candidate. Premier .Delighted Speaking Premier Sifton ex- pressed the deepest._sratitude, al- though he bad surli a close call Mr. He hopes that j e elections are a thing of the past now for a while, and that the eminent will have full opo-rtunitj to oanj out itb measwes for the up building the Ince lie pioni ses the extension of. iiulwajs and tel ephone faulitiefa as rapullj as poi lible. BENTLEY'S APPOINTMENT! OKEW CANCELLED CHAMP CLARK OF MISSOURI WILL NOT SHIP OUR CATTLE TO THE EAST (Special io tlie Herald) j Colcman, 5fav comes _ to. (his tamp thai the appointment oi llauj as chiirman of the commission tu eiiqune into the tlu- hetwccn the mincis and oji uniqis at tips mine, hah bern can- cnllail hv the minister of labor.. That.! information has out tlie j minister oi labor- That informaUon has been given out, bv the c'x- rcutive.anJ .mav lie iaken as authcu- ic 11 is the icsi11 of the slicnn- ous piotcsl of I'rosidont Stuhbs and olhei oflicials oi tiic I AI ol V ;anist Mi S appomtnieut Stubbs hifa obuctions to the iniuislei' of labor immediatolv he heaid of the appointment No action taken at that time It is understood that the chairman niadf attempts to call a meet- ing 01 the rnmin ssmn oi enqinrj com- post d of II BcniliM, chauman, Fresi dent Stuhbs loi tic mineis and C om- iniss'oner foi the- operatois Hot') times I'icsident Stubbs icfuscd to lUtend i-wing to ins objection to the chairman. Ilia action led.to tlie Cfincollal on 01 the appointmrnt So j fai no'other name hab -ed ioi the position. Tiie obtdlion of lh the Tories that ceitain ot pomls_were not getHng telephone connections which promised them, and "others weie not to get a railroad at all 4it the east end most of the commvmlties rolled nip good majorities for Warner doing particularly well, iccordlng a Libeial majority of 30 Milk Rivet the onlj disappointment at this end Speaking to a repreBentallve of the Heiald, Mi. Martin Woolt, M P P. elect, expressed his appi icsult Ml parts of the ridinfc tired well up to excepting Kimball, .Aetna and Leavitt >Hftv didn't understand the theie, but thought taqUca mere ed to, which be ConsTderlng; the appeals to senti- ment, prejudice, the that he >faa a nefv nian lunniiig- agam-st a seasoned campaigner, gratified at the Jag made He expects polls jare be more'' jlhft he would haVi heaMlj, the vote Hgfit( Mtt'lthe-ea8trcountry is stionglj Liberal and of is no doutot, Mr Woolf. will rcpai the conndence him bv lepresenting parts of. riding without pmtialitj. t t s MAGRATH CARDSTON Either Go Wes or Be Consumed Locally R Hull, the Calgai'i c.itlle mag arrived in the citj >estoiday 01 a tour through Alberta to inspect his different cities. Mr Hull only recpntly anived home fiom Honolulu where he spent, the .w-iutoi and he says-that since his rolurn he is more pleased than-ever .with Al- berta, Southern Alberta especially looks good this spring, he -showing more signs of, progress than ever be- fore. He has travelled extensively .ever.- the south during the past two iveeks, and in. spite.of the general impression that a lees acreage .would "be seeded than spring, he be- Jleves that the be eveii Jargcr than last'year, due to fact that" many new have arrived in the south. The.excellent spring lias also'made-for a large acreage, and with present, conditions ho can- not, g-ee anything ahead but year, CftUliv he saya, came through the wlsiler in good cpndillon. Very few rattle will be shlppcil frdni AlhtTta tn liio eastern luarliutH this season, iu Mi. Hulls opinion Two icabou-i aie .idumced lor this btate of affaiih, wliuh is unique in the histoij of AI Dem The diiionnt of railway an (j othoi construction going on in tlie province makeij a strong local'de- mand on (he catllc market. .Then the coast market is atroiigei'.than it. has bv n, and cattle aie now being shipped west instead of east as was the cacc a yeais ago 1 here aie not so many cattle province, either, as there were a few years ago when Alberta was known everywhere ab a cattle The dlflnppeai tincc of the range, and the consequent disappearance of the large, ranchers, are responsible for JUK! Alberta will, soon face a shortage of cattle for home consumption.unless the incrs go in more for. mixed farming, Mr, Hull greatly pleased with the evidences of municipal enterprise, In the city, and thinks that with a I sood bumper crop -this year there be nolhhig happen to impede :ho profireas of this city, From-Letlibrldge will go o Mwlicine Hat, where he Is erecting large bjock. NO. 3 MINE WILL SOON GO OUT OF BUSINESS PERUVIAN STATESMAN DEAD Lima, Pciu, Mny Chen- (jue, u noted Peruvian soldier "and ofliiun died hei'e lie 7! years old. In two years. more Kb. ;j shaft of the Gait collieries, now owned by tHe C. P, II., will bo-a thing of (he past. Two seasons more will practically use all the coal in this mine, after which the machinery and olher equipment, will be removed and either sold or moved to a new plant of the.coin jiany in somu other place. No, fi, from this lime will oc-1 cuny the place in the Loihbrldge nbiil mining industry, so fur as the Gait ColH-arleH, are concerned as has for- merly been occupied :by No. "J. The latter mine has left only about 000 tons of coal available for mining, No. fi has enough to keep the mine: yoing for the next forty years, accord- Ing to the estimates of coal mining exports. The result of this, condition of af- fairs is that the No. (i equipment is joiiig appreciably increased, and the expenditure there this summer will he several thousand dollars. At the present time the new dynniiio and compressor, besides much of the ether now apparatus, which was in- stalled at Xo. (I a ago, is being -removed to Xo. (i, and the cap- acity of that plant will; before the winter season starts, be almost doub- ted. No. is now equipped to. tnko out about 800 tons per day. When the additional equipment from' No, is iiiKlallei) at the new mine, It. will lake out, full time, ab- out 1700 tons daih li is expected that the average this winter'-from No. (i alone will be tons daily .The ,removal of the ,new equipment 'from No. S will not, put the old out of business entirely. The eld plant is ytil! left, and will be suf- ficient to raise all the coal 'whichWill be.lefl. there. Very little machine niin ing rcnmhta to he done, however, all the remnining coal having 10 be taken out by straight pick' mining. At No. C. P. K. is making ex- i tensive improvements, which will facilitate their work there. Praetical- the machinery from the railwas machine, shops of the A. R. and-1. is being jonioved to No b, and IB being installed there. A large stores build- ing is also being put up, being now in course of. construction. The old A. K. nud I. round house equipment is behiK removed.io the tipple at No. ami an'engine house is being installed there to accommodate the engines used in hauling coal to the C. It. vards. In mnking this arrangement tho C. P. R. has removed many of the employees of the A..H. nnd J: machin. shops to' the-mines, to work in th' new shops. (Continued on page 7J KIMBALL SPRING COULEE NEW DAYTON MILK RIVER COUTTS TYRELL'F. LAKE WOOLFORD MclNTYRE RANCH RALEV AETNA MAMMOTH BOUNDARY CREEK; LEAVITT MOUNTAIN WATERTON TAYLORVILLE ALLERSVILLE K'PPEN BEAZER HILL SPRING OWENDALE SCHOOL Majority for Woolf with nine polls tn the eastern and to from, MILLIONAIRE LAUDS THE SUNNY SOUTH FORMER LOCAL LAWYER IS CHARGED WITH THEFT May Farley Harris, formerly a well-known lawyer iu Lethbrldge, wae placed on trial in the Climinal Assize Court here, this morning, before Mr. Justice Walsh, 'charged wiHi fraudulently converting (.6-his own use.the sum of the property of Thomas U Davies. Harris is beir.-- tried befbro a and is roiutucting his own defence. Most of the (inn: of die court this morning Was taken up with ih-o cross- examination of the complainant by I Harris, and the case will probably not j conclude this as there are j a number of witnesses to be called Davies was asked a number of times by Harris if been informed about the agreement and the power of attorney, hut each time the witness denied flint the accused had over in- formed him of either' Ha also denied that Harris hud shown him a copy of "lie. t Units Snoit, KC, u Crown niosc culoi Oliver, Big Plow Manu- facturer, Greatly Taken With Alberta This is one of tlie .greatest conn- ries In all out-doors, and l.catl hard- ly see how the people, can ;keep from flocking thousands.; And you have so much oiiuof-doors- hcte thiit you have room for them all, f hat is what, one ot' the most, prom- inent visitors Lethbridge has hud v.'iihin its gates'for a long time had to say about Sunny Snhlhorn Alberta, yesterday tfliile talking' to the'Herald jtist before he tilc'pped on tlio train for (.'nlgary. The visit- or wan .1. D. Oliver, .inillioiiuirc, many times, sole owner 6f-the Oliver Plow Works of South Bend, Ind., and Ham- ilton, Ont I Sixty-two years of 85 fuH of energy as though lie were only 26, Mr. Oliver is milking his to Western Canada, and though he is a loyal American to the core, he .thinks rn Canada is hard to beat in a good ninny ways, and thnt it above Is the country for young mon with the pluck the iiurvc to carve out 11 piaco for themselves While 'In tlie city Mr. Oliver-'and his paitj weie shown about by Chas jHcClenaghan, general manager of ,th.e Intel national Hanphtei Oompanj Southern Alberta, and ttlao agent here foi the Olher Plow Co The party took an automobile trip to the conn- tij where Air Oliver had the ple.iiwe of seeing one of hig turning over the soil, and thounh he had the cared of millions of do! Jars worth of business on his shoul- deis, he was as pi eased us he must have been he Ilrst plow foity jeais ago The railwaj development in Al- berta was another thing nhlch ap to the aud thej aie strong.in their belief that to the rail- ways more than to anything else will Alberta owe its future Rapid (le- elopment through the building of nejv lines will biingamore people to AJ- bcrta than any othci agencv Gel the people then oorne, and Alberta can then think about iu- diisti lea other than farming, stock ralBing and mining.' The ihduitrit'i come of their own accord, 'for there will be to carrj their goodi and people to them mhen they are mknufactured. Mr Oliver promised thtt he would come to Alberta again before long1, he nonld tlM' possibilitiea of AlbtiU more "Cullf! tiilie ;