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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 1, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD MONDAY, NOVEMBER I, 1909, Pictures 1 She 2 Dearly Paid for Kiss 3 A Night Out Continuous Performance Prof. Kovarnack The Famous Violinist Miss Orma Orton The dainty soubrette Tippei Kliment Coinedv Musical Artists ELECTIONS ARE HOT IN OLD KENTUCKY Armed Mobs Terrorize Town, Ballot Stealing and Blind Tigers Pretty Initial Handkerchiefs You will find what you want in our large stock UJJcleay Jackson, Ky., Ot. the court house in p .-.session, of armed nu'U under the leadership of the Democrats and nearby buildings sheltering men of the same faction iirnu'd with rifles and the swearing in of fifty deputies this afternoon, the situation over the coming county t'loction becomes so acute that many the leading R publicans departed from town leaving tlie remainder of the population in a, state of uneasi- ness. The prrncipnl struggle in the campaign which has been attended by a great dval of bitterness, is over the office of circuit judge. County; ore or less ihan violent Socialistic j Clerk S. H. Hearst, Republican, tie-1 them- nies that the ballots for Tuesday's j inent were falling rapidly. But on [July oO, Mr. Lloyd-George made his Liuiehou.-e speech which was nothing! From Home By Booth Tarkington and Harry L. Wilson HOLBROOKS Adds a delicious zest and piquancy to SOUPS, PISH, MEATS, POULTRY, GAME. MADE AND BOTTLES IN ENGLAND- SAUCE -SOLO BY ALL GROCERS appeal masses to arraign solves air.iin.it classes, especially land owners and the licensed interest. The rich to be pauperized and poor were to be enriched, u political mil- le.iium was promised to Proletariat election were stolen, as charged yes- t'rday by the Democratic opposition. He says that he gave the ballots to a deputy sheriff of Breathitt county to takt kind of ionesome sometimes, ana men I get to thinking she's there, sitting at an old piano that used to be my moth- er's aiid singing to "Siuging 'Sweet she asked quietly. "Yes. that's my favorite. But then, I come to and I find it ain't so. No voice couies to me. and I find there ain't nobody but "You'll find her some she put in quickly. "I shall think of you often her listening to her voice in the to precmct to prevent the faction from securing tihem. During the morning j framed up >n injustice to holders of proper: v, and especially the property j holders" in land and It was j O-umy Judge Taulb -e and Sheriff the gambler's throw and it has met Crawford followed by a crowd, de- with the gambler's fate, notwith- standing second edition of same sort of thing at New Castle." DONALD MACMASTER SAYS BUDGET IS DOOMED .Montreal, Oct. Mao M-aster, who has recently arrived in Montreal from. England, discussed to- day the result in Bermondsey where a Unionist was elected yesterday. Mr. MacMaster Mmse-lf :is the Un- ionist candidate in Chertsey Division of Surrey, where he is making his fight of tariff reform platform. To the question: "What do you of results in Bermondsey he replied: "There is only one thing; it is a stunning defeat for the gov- ernment and it sounds the death knell of the Budget and its Socialistic apiates." "What do you think of its true sig- "It indicates clearly that tariff re- form holds the and cannot be displaced by tricks of gambling fi- nance framed to deceive the elector- ate. To understand the true signifi- cance of the great Unionist victory in Bermondsey one must -take a little MOOSE FIGHTS AN AUTO; HE IS MOOSE MEAT NOW Oldtovwi, Me., Oct. Joseph F. Gould is the first man to bring a moose into Okltown since the opening of the season. Mr. Gould, ac- companied by his wife, was late get- ting home from an automobile trip. Early yesterday morning, when at a point not far from Birch stream, he saw a 700-pound bull moose in the road. The headlights of the auto- mobile startled the animal, and when the car stopped it refused to move, but made as if to charge. manded the key to the courthouse, claiming that Jailer who-is a Republican, was concealing arms and ammunition to oppose the Democrats at next Tuesday's election. The re-j quest was granted by the jailer and j the Democrats were soon in complete possession of the building. One of the main issues in the election is the liquor question, and Judge Ad- ams, the Republican candidate, has been particularly severe, it is alleged, on the "Blind Tiger" element. GOVERNMENT DOES NOT FAVOR DOCK SCHEME Ottawa, Oct. .is understood that the government is not inclined To forestall the impending trouble j To accede to the request made ty Mr. Gould took a rifle from the 'car the representatives of the shipping and shot the moose The big creature, interests of Montreal, Quebec and St. staggered to the side of the road and i jonn for aid to construct drydocks after a second shot fell dead. A Levk and St. John. The desir- on brought the carcass to the city, lability of the proposed docks built is fully realized but in mimster- ia.' circles the idea prevails that in asking aid to the extent of four p, cent, of the cost for fifty years th marine department now be'ore j sMppin- are government are said to to bear a CANADIAN MAY MAKE DASH FOR THE POLE Ottawa, Oct. estimates i a substantial appropriation for the projected polar trip of Captain Fir- nier which Sir Wilfrid Laurier ;m- nounced recently. The start will lv made about the middle of June iron-, Quebec and the Arctic again be press- ed inth service. The exposition will b'j for general research and to estab- lish Canadian authority on the northern islands that Cook and Peirr review of the situation. The budget I reported. If the proofs of those ex- had been about seven months before! plorers is support of their claims ;f the public. It was roughly handled j having reached the pole are not ic- in the country and in parliament. garded as satisfactory, it is not It, was evident that until 'the- end of probable that Canadians will make. July last, the fortunes of the govern-' a dash for the destination. tioH of the eosi. The probability's are that the prposal made by the shipping men will have to be before it receives favorable con- sideration. Should British tions which propose to build drydocks at and St. John fail to come To terms with the government tflv.r sug- gestion made that the necessary dry-; dock be built bv the government. I DR. C. C. CRAGG Phon- -Office 125. House 94. j Office to 11 a.m.. ty i 4 -30 p.n T to 8 p TO j Surgeon. i v The Fur Season is Now In i T wmg T i JL T i T t T T The Weather is getting Cooler and Severe Cold is Predicted. Furs are one of the .essen- tials of this country provid- ed by wise nature to ward off the winter blasts. The name Hudson's Bay Company stands for the Best there is in Furs. Women s Pur-lined Coats Made of high grade imported Broadcloth; lined with fine quality Huskra1. Alaska Sable Collars. to Made of the best grade of imported Broadcloth. Lrned with fine quality Muskrat; Mink collars and devers. 'All sizes. Prices, each, from to We have pretty White Icelandic Bows at........___.... 40c and 60c Hudson's Bay Co. JL JL T T T T T t T f "You'll >i7id, her some day." ABd I shall be far away, keeping the promise that I have made and Living destiny." "What destiny f" he asked graveiy. "1 am bound to Almeric by his mis- forruue. HP to bear a name that is disjrnu-ed. Jind it is my duty to help him him make it hon- -'I'-iin. to inspire him in tbe struggle" tnat lies before him to Hse above it by his own efforts, in the product of his asked Pike in astonishment she went on. "No matter how humbly he begins and no matter what it costs me. T must be with him. help- ing him. Isn't that "That's what any good, brave wo- man -would do." he said. "it must be done. I haven't seen Al- meric since last night. I must see him now. I've shirked facing him today. He has always been so light and gay that I dread seeing him bending under this blow. It is my duty, to help him bear it" "Yes: it's your duty all right." "Then you think I am right You "Yes; I agree." he answered gravely. "I gire my consent to your marriage." "You cried Ethel. And there' a distinct horror in her tone. It was as if the idea shocked her. "I'll place it in your he an- swered and then -was, rudely twirled about by Horace, who had approached. "I protest against cried the young man. "She does not knotr what doing! I for one won't have "QYx- Ethel, with a chok- ing sob. "He's And with a bowed bead she ran from them into the hotel. CHAPTER XIX. IS SUSPENSE. HORACE turned on Pike. His voice trembled with suppress- ed rage. "A fine guardian, you he said "You came here to protect her from something you thought was rotten. Now we all know it's you hand her The lad paused, and then he laughed bitterly. "P.y Jove." exclaimed of a sud- den. "1 shouldn't be surprised if you consent to the settlement The lawyer looked at him gravely. "My son. I shouldn't be surprised if I did." the Lord, but you play a queer game. Mr. Pike." "Oh. I'm just crossing the Rubicon. Your father used to say: If you're going to cross the Rubicon, cross it. Don't wade out to the middle and stand there. You only get from both "I beg your said a voice behind them, and they turned to find Lady Creech. She went on, addressing Horace: "Mr. Granger-Simpson, have you seen my "No. I've rother avoided that, if you don't mind my saying so." Horace replied. "I'm sorry. Lady Creech." he went on, I've had a most awfui shak- ing up, and I'm thinking of going back home with Mr. Pike, 1 think he's about right in his ideas. You know we abused him. not only for himself, but for his vulgar friend, yet his vul- gar friend turned out to be a grand duke, and look at what our friends turned out to He stepped quickly to entrance and disappeared into tiw hotel. Al- racric's voice was as Lady Creech turned to go, and Pike smiled. "Here he comes now, bending under the he said, Almeric appeared with a white bull pup. which he handed over to Mariano with the remark: "Wash him a bit old chap: tepid water, you know, and a drop of milk jifterwnrd nothing but milk, you know Be deuced careful, I As Mnrianc disappeared with the dog rit arm's length Lady Creech said solemnly: "Almeric, really there are more im- portant things, you know." replied the young man, "I almost missed him.. But I think I'm to be congTutiiiateil you know. Ehf "1 think you are. my son." said Pike quietly. "1 have given my consent" i declared Almeric. And Lady Creech started forward. j "And tbe she asked, i i Pike nodded. "The settlement j 1 Ethel came from the side of tbe j race, followed by Horace, who seemed i to be arguing with her. j "Of course 1 never worried, you know." said Almeric. "But 1 fancy It will be a weight off the poor govern- or's mind. I'll wire him at Naples, for he'll be glad co know about thaf bally I convict arrangement you j made with him. you know." j 1 "Almeric. 1 think it's noble to be' i brave in trouble, Ethel began, and Pike smiled behind his hand. Al- j meric looked her in astonishment j "I say. you know, you've really got: "I mean that 1 admire you for your pluck, for your seeming unconcern j under disgrace, "Disgraced: who's disgraced? j Not even the governor, as 1 see it! j You got that chap called off, didn't' "Whom do you she asked, i wonderment in her voice. "Why. that convict chap. Didn't' you send him away? You bought him off so he wouldn't talk, didb'r gave him money not'to bother She whirled on him like a storm. j heaven pity you! Do you 1 think she cried. j Almeric was taken aback. j He "wouldn't Oiu 1 say. that will be a pill for the' he'll be worried, you Ethel went close to him. j "Don't you se.e that you've got to! j worry a little about yourself: that' you've got to begin to j worthy that will obliterate this j shame? To j "What possible need will there for that? Why. there's the settle-; j i cried Ethels aghast i "Yon talk of settlement nowT" j you see? The only objection was the settlement, and Mr. Pike's given his consent to that" "He's consented to she asked, i "With his own lips. Didn't Al- meric asked Pike. "I did." said the lawyer quietly. 1 She recoiled from the group. "Yesterday, when 1 wanted some- thing 1 thought of value, he refused to let me buy it Today, when I know that name is less than nothing, he bids me give my fortune for it What man- ner of man is Almeric slapped his leg. HI don't see that the situation is changed. I don't stick out for the pre- cise amount the governor said. If it j ought to be less because of last why, we won't haggle over a few thousands." I With a cry of rage and despair Ethel turned on him, "This is the final word of my humil- iation! I felt that you were in shame, I and because of that I was ready to keep my stand by you and you make yourself into a man. Now you ask" me to pay you for the privilege. I am released! 1 am free! I am not that man's property to give Lady Creech turned to Aimeric. "This is beyond everything! Give me your arm, Almeric. We will go." "Most extraordinary girl. Beyond everything, isn't Together they went into the hotel, and Pike watched them with eyes. Horace quietly slipped..... off through the arbor. Ethel turned to Pike violently. "What have you to say to she demanded. "What explanations have you to "None." he answered. "Because you don't care what I think of you. You were willing to give me up to these people, to let me romanti- cize about honor'and duty, about my efforts to make that creature a man, and you knew all the time it was only the money they were "I shouldn't he replied. "Didn't you know that would hor- rify me? Didn't you see that your consenting, leaving me free to give it to them, would release "I shouldn't be surprised." "You mean you've been saving me again from myself? You let me make a fool of myself and then show it to me, and after that you'll deny it! It's j like you. Do any girl could j 'love a man like'that? Go back to i your dream girl, your lady of tbe pic- tureT "She won't be there." said Daniel disconsolately. "She might be." Ethel answered io a different tone. "There ain't any chance of that The house will be etapty he said. "You might be she replied, and there were tears in her for With a quick look at him she ran from the terrace and into the hotel. A moment later, while he was staring moodily at the pavement, a be- gan to tinkle, and a moment later Ethel's voice came to him. His face lit up, and ho stepped closer to the window. Then his'arms went out She was playing "Sweet i CORRUPTION IN BRITISH ELECTIONS In denouncing bribery and corrup- tion in Provincial and Dominion elec- tions some speakers and writers seem to assume that voters were always un- purchnsabl1'1 and candidates always hijrh-inincled gentlemen until some comparatively receut period, and that here io Canada certain disreputable men originated the scheme of subvert- ing tne will of honest voters by brib- ing those who were willing to be bought. But, 01 course, this is far from the truth. Indeed, the bribing f voters .is one of the most vener- able of English customs. In the days oi Queen Elisabeth a candidate nam- ed Long took a course even more simple and direct, it he bribed the returning officer to declare him -elect- ed. But exposure follow-d, Long lest his seat, and the returning officer was fined and imprisooned. In 1623 another candidate was committed to the Tower for buying votes. Some interesting, stories of bribery in English elections in the distant and recent past have appeared off and on of late in the London Chronicle, and some of the occurrences rob elec- tion performances in Ontario in our own day of all claim to originality. Our bribers and corrupters have en- joyed an evil eminence they have not seem but clumsy, no- vices. Bribery first became a recog- nized mode of securing votes in the reign of diaries I., but was carried' tr> a higher perfection in the time of Til. "Tf." ne wrote to his c'.url adviser, Duke uf Northum- berland requires some gold pills for the el ction, it would wr- rig rot to satisfy him." In an election in Oxforshire in the eiahi-.-'enth century the sheriff return- ed candidates as having 'been el ctt-d, and parliament had to de- cide. 'After many days spent in tie- two were declared elected. It was of this election that Walpole wrote. "A knowing lawyer said to- day that what with purchasing ures. votes, and carrying on the elec- tion and petition, will not- pay the whole expense." But -even this was exceeded by the Yorkshire election of 1807, in which Mr. Wilber force was one of the successful -can- didates. The election lasted sev.-n- tLvn days, and cost the candidates half a million. Wilberforce's bill ran into which had to be defray- ed 'by public subscription, Mr. Crocker was standing for tho little Irish borough of Down in 18.1.2, and frankly wrote Peel that there were sixty-two votes there sale, and it woould take to buy en- ough of them to win the seat. He wa? prepared .to pay of "na- tural expenses" incident to the con- test, 'but he insisted in his letter to Peel, "with regard to the money for votes, that I expect from the govern- ment." 'Money was scarce: Crocker did not get what he asked, and was not- elected. But for six years he j worried Peel for jobs he had promis-; ed to voters. A member once complained to J. Bjright when an appeal to the conn- try was talked of. "My he said, "has already cost me and there is that I have yet to pay." Liquor a very serious item of (those old-time unire'formefcl expenses. For an election dinner in Forfarshire in 1830 the Hon. S. Worthy paid: Ginger beer, bran- dy. champagne, claret, gin, 20s.; ale, 16s.; brandy toddy gin toddy, dinner, 10s.; Maderia. 2s. Frum, July 21 to September 15 his bill from the same landlord amounted 5s. item, with the exception of that 10s. for dinner and 7s. Gd. for suppers, being for liquor. The passing of the old electoral cor- ruption was sincerely mourned by many a free and independent voter... In the Times of May 10, 1831, there is a story of a London police con- stable who asked his inspector for leave to go into the country to vote for an anti-Reform candidate. The inspector asked how much he would make on it. "'Only and the pay- ment of my said the con- stable, and in rjply to the inspector's expression of surprise, he complain- ed that "they don't come down now like they used to do. I have had as much as for my vote, and never but now I am glad to get The inspector, in giving- him leave, said he supposed this would be the last time he would be wanted to vote. "I hope not ejaculated the policeman, with a long-drawn sigh; "and if that Reform bill passes it will be a sad loss to me and my freemen." Nor are to suppose that the squandering of money and the .influ- encing votes is a thing "of past in British elections. Although elec- tion expenses are, now limited by with us in is still plenty of room outside the sta- tute for spending money. In the Brit- ish elections in 1S80 there were do- ings that made anything in the way of corrupt money spending that we had in Canada afr-the same time look tame aJid amateurish by comparison. A favorite device was the buying of flags. First 'the flag and then the pole were bought- of voters at fancy prices, then a. site on "which to erect the was rented from a voter, a number of voters were hired to put it up, and finally another detach- ment were engaged to protect it. There was one glorious pole refer- red to in the hearing of an election petition from which twenty flags floated, while at the masthead was a huge penant inscribed, "Our Illus- trious followed by a list of names. This particular pole cost twenty-five guineas, took thirty men three days to erect, and was guarded by. two sets of watchers, each of six men, who received two pounds apiece In another case a witness confessed that he had. received three pounds for "watching" a "watching" consisting in looking at it when he went to bed and when he got up. CHERRY CAKE FRUIT CAKE SULTANA QAKE MADEIRA CAKE We're Specialists on Cake City Bakery ROBT. SCOTT Phone 381 Prop Capital Punishment In Germany. Although is board outside Prns- sia of capital punishment within the kingdom, the law is by no means a. dead letter. In seven years there have been ninety-oisht executions, ten of the condemned being women, Silesia heads tbe list with twenty-one eie- i cations, followed by Brandenburg, Po- I sen and No executions take place in Berlin, the condemned being taken to the pris- on at Ploetzensee. In Brandenburg, where they have a standing "REMOVING SALE A COMPLETE BEDROOM spring and mattress, a three- drawers dresser with a British beveled plate mirror, and wash- stand to match. Reg. Special for This Week VALUER FULL AGE SPRING BED LOUNGE Reg. 1.95 SINGLE a few left. Eeg. Now A BIG VARIETY OF HEATERS. ALL OUR GOODS OFFERED FOR THIS WEEK 25 P.O. OKF. Note our New Address: On ROUND STREETj Opposite The Herald Office Golden West Furniture Store ;