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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 31, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. May 31, Number THE SENATE IS TRYING TO PREVENT VETOES Attacking Amendment to Tariff Bills in That Session Will End in a Deadlock cans Checkmate Democrats Washington.! DC, Ilav Senate yesterday hit upon ;i lilan by which they hope to kill the Biittro democratic tariff programme, forcing'the President to veto tic various tariff bills. This pro- nothing less llinn Hppending to each tariff, bjll in .turn us it comes up, the Canadian reci- jirociiy amendment that was added lo the Sleel bill oh Wednesday. This amendment, imperiling Hie ineffective Canadian agreement and fixing u duty of -52 on print paper as so antagonistic to all. factions of Ihe'House Unit tbe Senate leaders be- ]ievo that it -vvlil never be accepted. If tills opinion of the" senators .ovos coriect, the upshot of the bes work, which is pretty nearly all the work that has been have been strictly partisan. 'I'lie amended measure may te tak- en up in the i louse todav, though con side-ration of the amendments Will pro- bahiy cause M.W. Bro. THOS. McNABB Of Lethbridge, retiring Grand Master of the Alberta Grand Lodge of Free- r! masons CANADIAN Y.M.C.A. TO ACT INDEPENDENTLY GREEN.-WAS ELECTED Velsou, BC, "Mav F G.een, Victona, ivas- elected by acclamation for Kast Kootenay today. The decided that theie no use i uunmg ;i4ctn'di date lu a ndins dominated ihv the lumbei Intaieits, nhich are aftei a higher tuilff 11 t TRUSTS RESULT IN MULCTiNG PUBLIC COMBINES AS USUAL INCREASE THE COST TO THE CON- SUMER' I lo'ndun, Jl 'I he London i Timeb anuounccb tliat negotiations ace iiiictitalU completed loi the con- solidation 01 impoitant oil mteiESls Olhcml dclailb will proh- lie iss'tttl in a few Tin! llaill Uul ai title on thp dcatuess of jicliol saxs that the high puces are not cntnch tlie icstilt oi Hie trans- poit strike as gcneialh imagined, bull are due lo the Standard Oil I'om- P.IIII, the shell tianspoit Co aad the "Mexican Kagle Co. which conltol The whole trade NationalCommittee Likely to be Formed Elect Officers at Winnipeg Winnipeg, 11 1'lu, creation oi a purelv Canadian oommiUte to hale chaigc of the woik of the in the Dominion will likeh' result ill the natlinal coiurntion oi the M U.A. which is now in session in Win- nipeg- A committee was appointed, to look into that, mailer at Toronto last December. The report of. this boilv was read yesterday and was rc- fcricil lo a (ominlltcc consisting of Mebsis Kccnle'.sidc., llanna, Bailout, Hart, Wood, liirks, .lonss, Burchall and Ross. These men represent the nine provinces beginning with British (.oliim'na piocecding eabtward. His committre-vvill lepoit before tbe. close oi tbe comenlion The follow- oliici'i's were, elected hy the con- i'residcnt, Edward Brown, first MCC president, TTarij Kiordin, loronio second dent, E. W. 'Kccnlyside, Vancouver tinru i Stotii vctctaiieb, Hark, I dmonton, and C Hilej, Charlotielowii, Tlic speakers today included Ricb- md Morsi, ot 'loik, General In- ternational'Secretary Kev. Clarence Alackinnon, I'rincipal oi Fine Hill CollcuL, and in ,i Jtacdonald, editor of tbe Toronto Globe. GAINELVFOUR VOTES BY COUNT Liberals Succeed in Hav- ing Plugged Votes Dis- allowed at Granum Claresholm, Ma> court ot Gutjtliry into the fifteen disputed bal- lots tied up on election took plaea ai Cianuin, befole Mi Lindsaj of Maoleod, and the letuiniiig officers of the three noils invohed, namelv Granum, Prjine and Oily Creek The Libeiol uarli was represented ov A 0 and thi Conseivatives b> Jli Caiueion, of Ihe firm of Cameion, of Calgan, and T Glllespie, a! The throughout shoved that in at least four cas-es theie had been gross imnionrieticb in inducing voteis to go to the polls who were not naturalised, or were iindei age In one case, which was disallowed, tbe oiuateb stated aftei the court that lie was Ignorant of the law but induced to lecoid his bv u Conservative lawyer, who tol-d him it was all right. A most serious case was that of a joung foreigner, named lohnson, "tame from, the whose fa- tter had been naturalised This man claimed to have come of age a few dais before election daj, but gave his evidence by asking foi the ui election of the court The halt leaily returns In the denaitment of Education at Edmonton showed that Johnson was supposed to he onh fit teen in Muue. 1J08, and the local school icgisteis showed that hib joungei brother, whom he swore was about two years voungei tban himself; u ould onh be eighteen now The Libeials succeeded in getting the four disallowed, ani! with drew several ot the other urotests It is claimed by both bides that they -reill .get of the lemaimng eleven ballots Tile lesults. to JlcKeu- haling a srobaMe majorlti ot 20 at least, when the official declaration of the polls aie made on June tj.'and tbe Liheials claim as the result ot tbeu inquiries into i ejected ballots, eto, (hat a recount would inciease this s'llglillj OF BUSINESS GROWTH A citA with a stends but alwajs a olia is the stoiv of Lethbritigfl earned aw as bs Msltois, and Lethhridse people are proud to have earned, that reputation. The figures of the city's bank deal- ings, to date this form a basis for the above conclusion, month havins shown a substantial in- -over the tlguru for the cor- responding month of 1111 To uate the total increase ling been Inerense of 25 cent, showing nesoud any doubt that theie is a steady Increase in the volume oi busi j neis being- transacted in the cits The figures, as tabulated below, tell the ston better than words Month 1912 I in GM.025 1 Feb. ,JIai API Mnj 1911, Increase 1 II will be noticed that the bink dealings for the month eliding to da> aie within t28000 of tha three mil lion maik That is the With water maik to date, but at the mesent late of increase it is expected n commercial circles that next month will see the maik passed ROOSEVELT HAS AJEW SIMILE THREE GUINEA PIG POWER BRAINS POSSESSED BY SOME MEN Pa, Mav 31 Onlv men with bums ot "Three guinea Pig rower" to Col Kooboclt, tan take serious notice ot Congresb- mau WlUtorald's speech 'luebdaj i bout Hie "Colonel. i Mr I'Mt7gcrald read what piiipoilrd to he a memorandum of Piesulent I Koosovoll relating to altcialions to the White Hoube, "lo be permanent j during my lifetime "Mr Fltagorild'i, accusation of the accusation ib too prcposlci- oiib to need anv senoub (saiii Col. Hoosevelt' here yesterday "Junl as miichmcrv can be expressed in' terms ot horse-power, j.so sonic in- tellects can he expressed in lermi of guinea pig pnwei. That kind of accn- Mlloi) (Jin onlv In1 hMfled In men with hra'uib of about three jumca pis MAN STRUCK ,BY HAILSTONE.PIES Biaskwell, Okla.; Jlay inan was lolled and thousands of dollars noith of ciops and buildings destioi- ed bj a hail and wind stoim which swept the counti> noith of here lust night At New-kirk, Perry Neshy wim hit on tho head by a largo hail stoue and killed. A tornado that followed the rain aiid bail demolished n church and th-e railroad station at Pecliham. PETTIPIECE IS NOT GUILTY Vancouver, B.C., Jlay After being out three hours the jury returned n verdict of "not snilty" in tho case ag- ainst R. P. Petllpiece and six others for alleged unlawful as sembly. They first reported a disagreement, but were sent back by Justice Gregory, and ten minutes later returned, as reed upon-acquittal. The de- fence was that the meeting was, privileged and not disor- derly until after tbe police had attempted to disperse tne ciowd Hon. GEORGE E; FOSTER Who left today for'England HE IS MINSTER FOR THE PROVINCE OF MANITOBA Calgary Herald Makes Slashing Attack on the Hon. Robert With Neglecting Other Provinces Especially Alberta Calgan, Mm Calga-j Hei aid. the leading tupei of the stling of (.'onsen e newspapeib in Al beita owned to William Southam. of Hamilton, Out, is appnienlh not s.it ibfied with tlis Hon Hobert Rogerb 3b "Miuistoi ot (be Interim Lust ening the Herald published a ngoi oils editoiinl atuick on the -Minislei Ab the lleiald is miblislied in the home of Hon Senator Lougheed, a col WILL HAVE TO ASK MR. TAET FOR A TICKET BABY DROWNED, ON THE FLOOR FELL OUT OF BED INTO THREE MISSISSIPPI RIVER FLOOD WATER lonesMlle, la, Ma) m n room, the Ilooi of which was coi- cied with two feel ot Mississippi Hood watel, tlie months." old son ol Mi and Mrb Louis White fell fiom the bell and was drowned beioie cillct of ihc pat- ents nnsied him 'I lie Ine on the Pdgodn plantation in a section tiotibh affected In the flood Roosevelt Turned Down by Men in Charge of Convention Chicago, Jlay Col. Roose- velt wauls to attend the republican convention, he may have to ask Pre- sident Taft for a .ticket. A request for 250 seats, made ill behalf of the IRoosevclt 'National commission by Senator Dixon, w-as refused yester- day'by Chairman Harry's. New. Sir." Hooseva'lt, in spite ot his denials, is expected to be in chaige of the fight m behalf of the contesting dele gates before the'national committee. haven't had tbe slightest doubt for the last .mouth-that 1111.-Roosevelt would come to said Air New "1 known for some time that he had leserved joonis at the Hotel Blackstone for his own use hut I did not disclose the 1 had received "the information in con- fidence: Senator. Dixou's teieKram, retiuest- ing JBO seats lor tbe mail ngemenl, w_as both 111 New and Mr. llnham, the latter chairman of the'convention's Chicago sub com niittee. "No tickets will be .given to tile Roosevelt committee, oi1 the LaFol iette. the Cuinmings, or lo any other committee, or to any said CUr New 'Tickets been allowed to candidntes. This is a pre- cedent-which will not be .broken. In spite of attempts being made to bieak (Continual on page 5) A JAB AT ROOSEVELT Atlanta, Ga, Mav acleriziiig Col Roosev ell as "a Tjunglei former Goveinoi Frank Hanlej, ol Indiana, as serted that had Col: Roosevelt held the president dining the Mexican cribis, and had been backed bj a powei ful ai mj and nav> be would hiup deVflsmt 'ed th-e country with ivnr. C. N. R. ENGINf ER TO RAN F. D HAZEN TO BOR SCHEME FOR BAY RAILWAY Cocliianc, minister o( lallwass ami cinals, has appumteil jTTJ'TTaZen.'ii well known Canadian engineei, to iaj out the harboi docks and lermmnlb for Uio Hudson Hav railwav Mr HaVcn is an harbor engineor, and hab bpen connate'1-'" ilntf _ pa.- picil) with the loi several lie hab had charge of Hie Icumnal woik o( the R, ifis most important work has been the planning anil completing oi vlie Poll .Arthur I-larbor. league In the Cabinet of Mr Rogers, the attack .gains added slgnlHcanci.. The Herald said "Contrary to recent expectations, the Honorable Robert Rogers, tei of the Interior, did not come Alberta on bis recent Western :trip. In iact, the visits and attention ofi Hon Robeit Rogers to Alberta have, to saj tbe least, been intermil- tent bince he took office It is pio- bable that we may eMiect to see him here when the Duke o-I Connaught comes through, hut.such an occasion, is moie in the nature of a fund stand disnlnj, and although it may please Mi Rogers to visit our coun- ttv in such an environmenl, we would rathei have him give us more attsn- tion in his executive capacity There ib an mimeuion that Mr Rogers is the Minister of the Interior for itoba to a gi eater extent than Ilia Mmistei or the Interior for the Dominion as a whole, and it would be well foi the sake ot the government, as well ab for the sake of the conn- tij, if that Impression should not con tmue to be luntitled hi facts "Complaints ale fienuent that pen- who want to do business with the Interior Department from t'Us part of Canada have hard time gala- ing the Ministers attention Whether this, is so, they that are immediately copcei ned and Mi Rogers himselL bnst know but comments frequently heard in Calgaij and elsewhere are nol al.vavs flattering Albeita and Saskatchewan, it_is true, letmned.a redominance of Ijiheials_at the last election, but thes must not onr that account ha penalised In the adrninstra lion o-' the countn And it he to, suggest to Piemiei Borden that is not all of the Mid- and that people m Alberta and Saskatchewan, whose represent- ation will be largely increased, afte.r next census, bine an right, to the "consideration' ot Us f OLDEST ORANGEMAN DIAO PlumnsT Man Maj 30 Qninn, oldest Orangeman in the on-a, died todav He nas bom in Belfast, Ireland, 1810, and went to Ontaiio in IS4S He was IS he join ed the order. CITY IS SAVING MONEY THIS YEAR MURDERED IN HIS. SHOP KB, Mav S Donaldson, one of the best., known men in was muldered in his shop on Bedford load at two o clock jesleidai afternoon At eight o'clock tonight, a man, who is to be the murderer, was arrested- in Wind- sor, forty .miles from this city. What Nationality Are the Air Babies Paris, May second In- ternational congress for the pur- pose of framing aviation laws has adopted the following resolution: "In the event of a birth or a death occurring on an aircraft, Ihe pilot must enter tho. event In a log book and Juthorl- ties'at the first place whore he descends." WILBUR WRIGHT'S WORK IMMORTAL London, May. Times says 'illy Wilbur Wright's prcinaturc death 'HieWorld is deprived of a remarkable and original personality. It, has been said of Farada, tliat without mathe- maticat Uainini! he lliollgllt mallie- matically, and Iho same must have been true of Wilbur Wright. It is too 'early to miike a complete esti- mate ot his services to science, cannot he doubted that his achieve- ments arc immortal Are Importing Four Thousand Head of Cattle Owing to the fishl winch is now in_ progress between thr Canada cement merger and the American cement rompanics, Ihe uU ol lethbiidi-c will (his icar save ihout on the used in local, incntb and otha ciU utilities One vcar ago the city oi Uelhliridge was p.Hini, apliroxiinatel) pel barrel lor its cemclii. Now. tlie price ib from In M per baircl thus effecting a S.HIIIR lot Clt> oi one dollar pel bairel Ab then will he about barrels of cement I'scd during 'the summer the saving will IIP om ten thousand dollais Tins lediiction m the price ot ce- ment in Western Canada is largely the result of the fight, foi cheaper cement, whicb wiib begun in Winnipeg in the bpimi; Winnipeg u cb in ilie neighboihood of baiicK o! cemont icar es this spnns the Vmcncan compan- ies wuie asked to submit figures Tile resblt was that Winnipeg was offered cii'cnl laid down thcio at bivtv cenls pel ban el less than what the Cana- dian rompames were belling foi 1m mrdiateli Hie Camdlan companies fcai in; tin- loss oi Western Canada trade, submitted prices, below tlie Ymcrican figure, resulting m ing ot ?1 (W per band iht pani "ist Lethbridge tnd other iVcitein Canada cities are MW, leaping the benefit These figures were the Hfl- this morning by W Ridclilte, city cement inspector lie the onlj liouble now seem? to be ill getting a sufficient qnantitj ot that, product Thrfe cais morning, but some of the contuctori been wamue; for it tor several days, and it will disappear quieltU. 'I bo of cpmenl being is good, and pabscs a rigid inlllfc- iion FOSTER LEFT FOR ENGLAND TODAY CALGARY WOMAN SUICIDES Calgary. May it is said, over a serious accident to her brother in. Edmonton, Mllliccnt Wain- wright Copp, unmarried, 34 years of suicided on Wednesday morning nt tho home ill her sister, .Mrs. Hell, S2C Second avenue Bust. Tbe deceased drank a large iiusnll- (y of carbolic Cardston, May comes .to Cardston thill .head of caltle are this week io he sbiliyed -from Texas lo the Blood Indian reserve. A cow- camp is now established close to town, waiting for the ship- ment which will come by rail Th-e cattle are lo he branded in the corrals here before they are turned out on the reserve. It. Is understood that the cattle are the property of Gordon R. Ironsides, of Winnipeg, and il is almost a'certainty that a somewhat extended lease of the southern portion of the Dlood Kcscrve has bcnn sscur- ed by Die company; else they would not make this large shipment of breeding cattle to this locality, as the cattle range Is entirely closed out .except for that which re- servo pTovideH. fr OU.11MI, M.H il (r I', I Ob- Icr, nilnistpr of trade and commerce, )nt 101 I iiglaiiil to attend Imperial trade commission While in the old country Mr. 1'os- Icr will take question ni low- u insiiianrc i lies the St lawi dice river., lie will confer witii I.lovds In London, with a view to a reduction, .Hid in regard to Hie al- liiscrimimitlon against, tbe Can- adian route. The..statistics in Can- ada's canal trade issued the other day, Showed that nearly half of the Caiia.liaii wheat trade was diverted UulTalo and ..New- York, largely owing -to. low-cr insurance rates. I D. Ilazcn. when lie leaves on .lime 3Slh, will take as bis adviser, Htanton, iissistant- deputy minis- ter for the purpose of.taking' up, with I lie Knglish hoard of; trade the ques- lion stcamsliip inspection consc- ijiKMit of the I ilanic disaster1 'IJide will ULclj he diaugts made in the llrltisb Kites, as- a result ot lecommendalli'lis In I old hoaid of ininnn and Oanada's will .ik'cK he male unitolin I 0 I psljui its, depnU mmifater or thf department, who it, in EiiRJanil at tlie jiresdit icmain to take ,iail m the confeunce with the ijntisli admtialti Photographs of the Interior of Great Volcano Rome, May Mai- lada has descended to the bottom of the criiter.of'Vesuvius. Ho was accompanied by; a. cine- matograph operator. The latter succeeded In photographing the perilous descent, of the crater from 'the furtiaroles, {he fumes Issuing .from fissures and other Interestlng'.phenonupa, which are a prelude to the re- awakening of the activity 'of the volcano, MORE THAN HALF COME TO CANADA I oiulon, Mai II tuliib of emigration out oi the Unit- ed foi the month of Inbt sliou that the following went to Kngland, fiom Scotland, from ,331 and from Wales, Jib total, Dunns; the some month the toVal in'migration to the othci oxerseai dominions was but hul 3 to tile Tinted so that Canada absorbed a good deal mou than lalf tbe total emigration Tlhlll Srolland'b population is only one- cightli tliat oi England immisration from there is twice as rapid as th.it iiom England j j GENERAL MANAGER OF BANK Montieal, llav J. A nrgast, genet ul manager of LaBuminc O'iloolidaga, died yeeteiday mornlni nt Ills home, 115 Crcscreut ;