Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 1, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta
PKV PARE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ttbc Deralfc T tetbbrlbfle. alberta OAltY AND WEEKLY Publtiheri THE LETHBRi'DGS "HEBALD fHINTINO COUPANY.LIWT4D Mb ul Managing Dlnetof John "farabw-Attdll Bureau ot _.. 1 -Snbacrlpuon Rates' gt, week......I pu year........ Dailyi by-mall, for 6 months' I PuiT.rByTmaTi. iw "PeHUf.ity.maJl. year lo O.H S.W i IN THE U. 8. COMING. The...niojre we read, of American expressed In regard lo the Presidential election on Tuesday. Ihe Impressed lha'. Ihe Issue is to; bj' (ought round Ihe Lea'guo of Nations with Presldenl Wilson in Ihe back'ground.' In fact Ihe Republican Parjr.appear lo base the success of Iheh- .campaign on the light In which they'.afe -placing the action and atti- Presldenl In relation to Ihe'formulating of Ihe present Cave- There, are those who openly slate tha[ .thd; dominant Issue lu Tuesday's election ja the "dictatorship" of Presi- dent-.WHsou. Tho Chicago News, for strong champion of the is one ot these. It dictatorship has been acclaimed'', hy the Democratic Party tbaf.'lls shadow rests upon Mr. with tie ponderable quality- ol_ya solid substance anil II saturates thai candidacy with Hold.-. The Chicago paper) tirgts that "for the sake of BonnS-Democratic principles the Wil- sonUn.-'legend of Infallibility shoulf le ryectediby the voters on _Noy. 2.V point-which''Ihe'Rep'nblT- can'-Jfciity. organs have been Insisting that the nation should not put rule, aa seen In of Mr. Wilson In taking oh they consider, the sole authority In negotiating peace for the nation, and the aole authority jn decid- ing for tha nation the terms on which It should" agree to Join with rAher PowjirV' In guaranteeing worliipaa'ce. in Parla, "on Us'lnih decisions for lie whole committed' the rnatlon Irrevocably to tre- njondons It Is pointed ont; the case of tho Chicago uiaj the President returned to Washington to Insist that. ratify.-his decisions without modlnca- With the Repr-blcans the Idea of a Jjsi-ite'or Nations la not spurned, but In dffpied a l.engofe which, wllti Hi'e laiee retentions, alms at projecting AmeHjsn Interests, as In having a reatate- participation In a IfVjqrJci1 League to "maintain world peace with'-Jusllcc." iris forward a better basis for en- luring ,world peace than that recog- nized iiythe Versailles Treaty and the preserU.Covenant of the League. "r Democratic views ot the League ot .as .'exerripHlled by'.' (he- New York.Tlmes.'are'that On Ihe preserya- ilpn'Jpr. the of the present Covenant 'resin the Issue, to Whether the men and women of the United States will vote for "peace, or %fr, for safeguarded and enduring or for certain and freiuent In the Bame measure as tha Republican organs repudiate the Cove- iant aa It stands, in that measure the .Democratic organs nrge that the Cove- iant Is a shield agalnet a recurrence W'war, a pledge of tha cations to avoid the causes of war, ..--So rroTH" means for averting ,war, to put a slop to war If H Is threatened. in- ifaelon of Bovcrelgnly, uponn danger f'lo Monroe Doctrine, and others upon equally untenable grounds, have bees mel and disposed times %ilhbnt number, says the New York H has been mode clear, It (continues, to. every candid mind In country that Ihe Republican op- .-position lo the League Is not to the .'.League Uself, but to Mr. 'Wilson, .altitude ol the leaders of ihe __procecd8_ the rpartlzan end personal, it re- for Intelligent men and women enjoy the right of, suffrage, to Search their minds-and iholr cirti- -'Sciences and determine whether on '-'ffufa niollve'B a's these thcjf can Jurtlfy 1 find vote to the United Stales Cat 61 the League ot Nations. The '-League Is In existence, bill our ah- jiillentlon will endanger Us cxislence. 'We ara now lha one nallon whose inembershrp IB essential to give cer- 'taini effect .lo safeguard jkgalnsl war. If no slay oul, (he great nations must continue their enorinoui expenditures ot military establish- ments, for the old system of Inter- national relations will In a large measure be continued, the .threat of war will be uiesenL" The Presidential election. In the views expressed by the opposing fac- tions, clearljj hinges not on the in ternal policies of- Ihe United Stalta policy as'ldeiilL- fled League of Nations. WHAT 18 THE LITTLE GAME An Ottawa despatch to tha Calgary Herald states thtt tia Hon. F. Carvell.hu denounced, on hla return to the. capital on the 89th, that- If any of the Interested parties apply for It there will be a hearing- on' the question .ot suspending Ihe 'now rail rates. The despatch goes on to aay that Ihe Chairman ol .the Rail- way Board reiterated his- view -that the. having the power to rescind pr-vary an order, has no legal back, Iho nuestlon. Is'nol. qXies cd In ihe prefer- ence bick-ieW-ln'Uiie. natuia ot a rredip places (he polite The present railway In; a.- very po- slllon. .be understood: Itrlmpllea that the Rail- way Commission Is standing on Its dignity in regard to the request made by Ihe Covernment In referring tbe made, as to1'the railway rates, In-.lbal' It consldora lhat the Governlntnl.has'no'.such power..1 On the olher-haijdr accord- ing to the .despatch, "lays It down that the the' power 'to rescind'or'viry.. the'order. :The Rall: way Board, meanwhile, states that It the Interested parties apply for it there will'be a hearing on the tines- tion of suspending the new railway rates.- While -what looks like a game ot being played between the Government and the Railway Board, the West Is paying through the nose In the Increased- rates which are now In force. Even when It comes to the point: of, hearing the question, ot; sus- pending the railway rates th'enWest will not stand lo gain a great deal. For by thai time It will have paid a great particularly at the most mportant time to the West, In the moving of grain. Should Ihe Board suspend the rates there Do You Know? TO-DAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What was the, Iron Maiden? What was the Sli Months' Wart How caine the shamrock to be 3. 3. tha syiabol for 4. What family did Shakespeare have! 6.- What. Is Serpentine vqrteT What wu the Ironclad SATURDAY'S QUESTIONS 1. What Is the oldest educational nslitulton lu the States? What Is the oil-bird? 3. VVhen was. first covered? What Is an Intermezzo? 5. .When was William. Randolph Hearst a candidate for the Presidency' 6. In srhal year killed In Calgary? ANSWERS'- I.. Harvard, Cam- Irldge', Ih pl'emory Bf the Engllsh-unlferslty; where Ibe leading lie'colony 'were educated, the township': vrss named Cambridge In 161S.'..The'qollege was called 'Harvard, In after John Harvard, a Puritan minister, and a graduate .of Emmanuel College, Cam- bridge, who left.halt his estate for Its endowment. "2. The' a olrd ot the goatsucker family, a native of South America. The Indians destroy a great many-of. them for the Ea'ke'of tho oil In1 their bones..- 3.' By- an Gunn- bjorn about 576 or S77. 4. A' short musical generally of a and sparkling character, played betwen the parts ot a more Important piece. 5. In 1801-he'was'candidate for tho Democratic 6. In 1913, In I JDOndallon than the of a miserable penon of unbalaimd mind, It was design-idly aud systematically epread from state (o state, at of many thousands of (Contlnued From .Front'Page.) Prohibitionists nominated governors tor seven slates: Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Nuw. York! Pen- nsylvania and Vermont.- 'The Social- ist Labor party has candidates for gov- ernor in Uibor party In nine and the Single Tai party two, Illinois and Pennsyl- vania.-- .'--_' Many women hav? been' ndmlhatel [or office.on stale tickets.? jConrtltu- llonal amendments are'to be voted up- on In 20 etatea. There-.will be refer- endum In 12 and Initiatives In four. Arkansas will vole on amendments granting..suffrage t6 powers ot tho Initiative and referen- slightest chance lhat the prese already paid will be refunded, and so every day In which the nspenslou IB not the people, California will been allogelher eiciuded from the a on five queslions nght. Tr--_i_ rt '-i-.a. in 1 "_ including the Harris Prohibition En. forcement Act and the sale of poison act. One of the most nolable o! the oT.th? order., Is Is .that in California where fie burden itie.Weal bear- "1-" wilLbe iiiSpp to de- of by amending tho Allen Land Law'so aa The Government has already tacitly taken the' ground rhat the increases made 'are-not Justifiable, In referring the question back to the Railway Board. Now Tire ire'given to under- stand-that the .Government has no egal lo do IhlB. At the same time we, are told that ihe Govern- ment has .the power to rescind or vary, the order. This It has not done, though legally empowered to do so, but has taken the circuitous and illegal course to refer tha question back to the Railway Board. This, by the way, Is construed to be a polite request on the part of the Govern- ment. The people, It appears, have to pay for the "politeness" the Gov- ernment has extended the Hallway Board In the delay occasioned in get- ting the matter settled. If the Government felt that the order of the Railway "Board, waa not as it should be, why did It not res- cind 11 In the power it had7 What docs the little game ot courtesy mean? To bo or, not to be. The League ot Nations on Tuesday next. Tney are now calling the Canadian border the "far-flung bottle Bays the Chicago News. Men llke'Anriand Lavergn" are only seeking to aggravate Ibe Irish situa- tion. They are keen on scenting and adding to trouble. General Smula, Premier of South Africa, has carried his reeolnllon In !53 for Tha -Docra aro once again Betting Ireland a fine example. the South African party congrcs Tha -I It Is elated that m future Customs duty on British imports will be pay- able on tbe exchange value of British paper money, as la tho case with other countries. -This Is us It sliouhl be If tho regulation of British Preference Is to be carried out. .In the Importance of the callle In- dnslry to. themselves and lo the Pro- vince IB a whole, farmers should take every advantage of Iho privileges of ffco transportation offered for Etock- ir calllo. Parley W. Chrlsfenscn, the third Cfindldale.'in Iho Presidential elacllon, Bays-he Is willing lo extend (he hand of fellowship lo tho workers In Ger- many. On ihe eve ot Iho election Itila [9 a case of parleying lor the voles-of the German element In the United HUtes. lo withdraw tha from aliens who are Ineligible 16 Am- erican citizenship.' California-has an initiative vote also! oh of vivisection. Volprs wljl.pass. upon several constitutional amendments In- cluding the Single Tax .nie'asjir.e and prohibition .of' cornDlusorV tion. v" Georgia will Jasa on a'conitllutloual amendment authorizing pensions-to Confederate veteran a or thqlr widows. In Kansas the vpteri will pass on an amendment to. provide stale aid In the purchase of farm lands.' Louisiana will vote on pensions to Confederate veter- ans, Michigan'on an amendment to re- quire all children between the ages of five and 16 to attend' publjc schools and Minnesota will lo CMmpl nulomoblles from porsoual properly lax, increase the license fees and uso the funds lo. build and malu tain state hlghwnya'. Missouri will decide whether to call a state constllullorkl cpnvenlion. Montana will volo on a proposed re- peal of Ihe presidential preferential Nebraska will decide a referendum on a law subrtltiillng nomlnailrig'con- ventions for primaries for ail a'tats of- fices except governors. -.New. Hamp- shire will vote on questions of levying a slate Income tai, granting Ihe gover- nor right lo veto Items In appropria- tion1 bills and reducing the sice1 of the House of llepresenlatlvcs. New York pass.on a pro- posed bond North Carolina will vole on a proposed stato Income lax while North Dakola will decide whether-lo grant women 'suff- rage. Ohio has a referendum on an act providing for (lie enforcement nf prohibition while Oklahoma Is to scl- tie Ihe question of regulating ihe prac- tice of medicine. I In Oregon there will be a vote on a constitutional amendment'for com- pulsory voting and rcglslratlon and an Inll.latlve on an cfnallon. Six con s 11 In lion a I amendments are proposed In South Dakota-Including one (o Biilhorlze'lhcS issue of In bonds to provide bonuses for sol- diers Bailors and marines. 'Washing- Ion also will vole on a proposed bonus for soldiers and on Ihe question of In- creasing lha salaries of state offices. No slate elections wjll be h'clrl next Tuesday In Maine, Maryland, Missis- sippi, New Jersey nor Virginia. Probably Ihe banner slate for the number of candidates for governor Is Illinois, whore, 10 parlies have nam- ed candidates for that office, Includ- ing the Dcmocrsllc, Republican, So- claim, Socialist Labor. Farmer-Labor, Single Tax, Prohlblllon, Co-operallvc, Parly'of America, Liberal parly and Harding-Cooling- Republican. ON ICE CREAM OTTAWA, Oct. Canadlary The application of Ihe Na' tlonnl Dairy Council of Canada for an order dlrc-dlng a reduction of 10 cents on Ice cream and flvo cents on returned empties shipped by cxprcsg wlll be heard by the railway cotnmls' here on nOS MONDAY, NOVEMBER i, 1920 (Continued from Front Page) _ NEW YORK, Campaign Nov. Scott C. More Truth Than Poetry Sons, director of publicity for the publican party, issued thlj statement here today: "The .whispering campaign" so in-' uoualjr ud wickedly carried on by coniclenceleas Democratic Is BOW out into the limelight and con- demned by 'the press of-Lbe country, Democratic and Republican" news- papers aJIki. Originating In Ohio, wltlTad That the author ot the calumny has cot borne this expense Is ,too obvlo'ua for comment. The Washington correspondent of a large Democratic newspaper here In the tast today volunteered the Infor- mation to his personal ledge, the lying stuff. In printed, mimeographed or typewritten form, was In evidence. on Governor Cox's special train and disseminated by a young man closely connected with the Ohio Democratic slate committee. The sordid facts for them- selves. In all Ihe annals of United Slates politics, there Is .nothing ap- proaching this Infamous chapter which must arouse the righteous wrath and indignation of' every, right thinking man and woman the "country over. To the everlasting credit of United Slaics Journalism, no: Democratic newspaper of consequence has bssn so debased as lo lead Itself lo such campaign methods or touch the slander. It has been more than 'a "whisper- lug campaign." It has .been- a sinis- ter plol and conspiracy. The over- whelming election of nardlnff and Coolldge will be Ihe answer .'to such campaign tacilcs. ___ Democrats Deny -V NEW Nov. chairman of the Democratic national committee, has issued a slatehi'enl in reply to an earlier declaration by Scott C. Bone, publicity dinner of the Repnullcacn national organlta- llon, denying that the "whispering campaign" against Senator Harding was ever carried oo by'anyone nected with the travelling rellnue-bf Governor Cox. _..: j Dakota Contest Ending Oct. cal contest in North Dakota Is swirl- Ing'Into the stormy finish of the moat hitler campaign In' the state's annals. The bailie Is between Ihe non-partisan league and the Inde- pendent Voters' association. In the last .week the campaign has been marked hy charges aua; :counieV personalities have aot TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING He found when he awakeued there, Heaven aOlihe had eipect- ed; J wettiw waa divinely fair, MB saw Hi) eSort mjtellnctcil; There had'been nj exaggeration, .The gmtes made of precious Premier's Slightly Altered VICTORIA, Oct. chan- have bwn.made iu the Itinerary ol Premier Melghefa and. party. Ad- dresses will be delivered as follows: Chllllwack, B. C.. afternoon, Novem- ber aflernoon. Novem- VtMMi, And1 free-'from syncopation, lured-from harps by love: glrU. ely There .no bitterness, no strife, No selfish bartering, nor straining; No man'sought pleasure while his Wu left neglected and complain- ing; v He saw no puny children tolling, stupid acrtbblera wasting Ink; There were no bars where men were soiling. Their sleeves, while lingering to warriors strutted No thieves nor profiteers were pres- ent; There was no clash of creed or caste; He heard no -word that was un- pleasant; There.was no bribing, and ho cheat- No fayo'. to be bought or sold; He no jrulgar people eating; TUe streets were paved with solid gold.' He had.been there.a week, and all .Wia lovely atllt In each direction- There had not been a single brawl .No outbreak troubled any section. He visage was a glum And.said: "111 die here purty soon- there was a fight or some- thing ,To to see this, afternoon." The league, which IB In" power, stands for a change In' 'thV market- Ing-and distributing of' gfafn's and oilier''tarm products, 'claiming that under the present syHtefe.'lhe farmer apd consumer arc unfairly ".treated aag-sjieculalors or gamblers" are taking all the profltB. Tlis league has Instituted sruta'te bank and a state mill. The Independent Voters'- association favors a more conservative line of acllon. i--'--- Slate Issues and candidates for stale offices hold the stage here and the names 'A Cor and-.Harding are seldom mentioned. Ths p'ollllcal fTuiijia are Eiriciiy divided alone the line of slate, not national, parties. The candidates who rnn on.the demo- cratic, republican or Independent tlckels are all 'either lha league or the 1. V. A. and are known as leaguers or I. V. A.'a and not as democrats or republicans. The 1. V. A. campaign came- to a blaring, red-fire .tonight In on olrUlmo torchlight parade with horns, placards and bands. -After the parade. J. F. T. for governor, and other I. V. A. can- didates, delivered addresses In the auditorium. The Icasucr- plan to close their campaign Monday night, when A. C. Townley. president of the National Non-partisan league, and William Lemke. candidate for. state attorney general, will at open' air meet- 3; 4; Vermin, evening, November Kara- loops, evening, November 5; Leth- bridge, November 8; Calgtry, evening, November 10; Edmonton. November II; Saskatoon, November Reglna, November November 15; Holland, Novamber 16; Dauphin, eliminated. Pay Additional Eighteen Cents Basic Price for Wheat at Fort William on Last Year's Crop Settled PROMISES Candidate Hardlnf; has promised to make Meilco respect us It hi [a elect- ed. Now will Villa promise to con- tlpun tn hfl- vnnAl THE TAGGING IS BECOMING POOR D'Annunilo Is trvlcg to raise funds In this country to enable him to go on -with his programme at Flame; b_ut hew. can we afford to hand out money for such a cause when It cpsta for' a ticket to a prise fight? Wheeler ticket under guidance of state' officers of the Montana Federa- Labor.' '.'Mr. Wheeler's strength In the pri- mary was about Ilia op- ponents claim this about represents the strength of his followers and that but a handful of the "regular" demo- crats will support him. On the other hand- Ihe Walsh wing on the party, which Is standing with Mr. Wheeler, predicts almost' the ful! democratic strenglh will .bo cast In his favor and that his election and lhat of the en- lire league-labor state ticket la cer- tain. In the primary, when about 103.000 voles were cast, the democrats polled' only a trifle more than one- half. Non-Partisans for Third Party It la charged by the republicans that the non-partisan league, while working for Wheeler on the demo- cratic ticket, will support the farm- labor presidential ticket largely. Hence, they say, the volo for gov- ernor may nol generally coincide with that for president '9eea Democratic Control WASHINGTON, Ocl. predic- tion based on the "most authentic In- formation obtained In every dlslrlcl" that the democrats would gain control of the home of representatives waB Issued here today by Chairman Flood of Ihe democratic congressional com- ings In a doivnlnwn slreet, which will be ropo'l off fn- llle rilly. Non-Partisnn? Montana HELEN'A. net. elecJnrs of mltlcc, Montana will 50 to Ibe polls' Tues-; "There Is no doubt 1n my he (lay next to elect two' "llml the democrats will win three Justices ol the supreme congressmen In Con- district Judges In many districts, a necllcut, Ohio, Indlna, Oklahoma, lull eel of Elale and comity officers, Wisconsin, Maryland, Kentucky, 1111- tnc full roster of'the lower house o( nois, Minnesota, New New the legislature anil a majority of the, Mexico, Pennsylvania, Montana, state eenato. Mis- souri, West Virginia and'Virginia, or present republican majority In the 'houso. ouui i, iveat viigium virginm, or There are three presidential tickets, a sufficient number lo overturn tho m the flemncratlc, Ihe re- publican antl H10 farmer-labor. Anlile frr.ni llm presidential contest, chief Interest has lain In the stale tlckel. I'mlcr ttio democratic column appears, the tlckr-.t headed by Attorney K. Whcsler Tills tlckel ncre win rc- bv'thn n'nC'1 that, owing lo business Uln labSr Pri "I "r' ln lhe "orlh closer atlcntlon, [Bin labor elemenls. Mnnyi. demo- CARMANGAY NEWS (from the Sun) Their miny "rlosils here will crals. hcadcil by Unlled Slates Sena- tor Henry L Mj-ers, have repudiated Ihls llckel and are urging lhe rank and flle of tho democratic parly, .lo supporl the republican congrcsslonnl and slale Uckels, on Iho ground thnl lhe democrallc primary was "stolen" by lhe league labor combine. Other democrats, headed hy United Stales Scnalor T. J. Walsh, are supporting Iho Wheeler tlckel, having abided by lhe result ol tbo primary.. The "re- publican gubernatorial ticket IB head- ed by former United StnlM Senator Joseph M. Dlxon of Mlssonla. who has a campaign for moderation at opposed to tbo alleged radicalism of hla opponent. League txlremely Active Tho non-partisan league has boon active in lhe M.ile In behalf of lhe Whoehr llckel many weeks and It declared Iho league has had 2000 workers oul nml lifts endeavored to sec personally every farmer In Mon- tana In behalf of Mr. Wheeler. In WINNIPEG. Oct. 31.- Realizing that producers are anxious to know, as csriy ns passible tiie full value of their participation certificates, the Canadian Wheat Board has made a careful audit, of Its accounts up to a recent date. Tha result Indicates that II can pay on the final dividend making a total of forty-eight cents! This will.make Iho price, basic.one northern in store'Fort Wil- liam; "2.63, or an' average price throughout tho year at points of ship- ment In Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta of "2.BO per bushel. The board has already distributed on the Interim dividend about 000 and payment of the balance ot pproilmatcly will, II la hoped, be commenced about the'mid- dle of November and completed before the end of the'year. Over sixty mil- lions of the foregoing will be distrib- uted among the farmers of the prairie provinces.1 The Interim payment was thirty cents per bushel; hut at Ibe lime In- terim -paymenls were commenced It was announced thai Ihe certificates would be worth at least around forty cents. ThouKh no pfficlaj announcement hss" beeri made'of amounts handled the amount paid on participation cer llflcates. would Indicate that It wan about RUNAWAY DID DAMAGE TO AUTO PICK ED UP IN PASSING P 0, R THE B U 8 Y M A N (Krosi Our Own Correspondent! GRASSY LAKE, Oti. -bid runaway on Wednesday caused con slderable eicltemerit in Graisy when-the team of M.-irlin Aiwood Blaxlcd, from the fronl of Tagen'a soft drink parlor In Ihe- hack streol callcpcd Into the Main Btreel and circling round lo Ihe back, wenl smash Into a motor car standing hceldc house. Ona of Ibe horEes dropped on colliding, but on beinn raised Eecmed little the worse. The motor car Butter- ed however, considerable damage.. Much regret Is fell here at tho death of John T. Hutchison, of Bow Island, whose brother Is blacksmith here.- In spile of Ihe weather a num- ber of residents wenl down on Fri- day lo pay their last respects to one well known here. Mrs. Bagnall QddfQsscd a meeting on the 21sl in the" Presbyterian church In the causa ol prohibition. Mrs. Bag- nall is a fluenl speaker and drovo home her points with considerable force. The Union Bank Is closing out. In Grassy Lake. Their premises having heen burnl In the fire, notices have been sent round that on account'of Ihe shortness oLhelp It has been de- cided to close Indefinitely and trans- fer Ihe business to Bow Island. Dr. and Mrs. McLean, who have been In our midst for tho past two years, ara leaving al the end of Ihe month for Edmonton. Tho doctor owns n block on Whylo Avenue anil resided In Ihe capital city for a considerable lime before coming here, so lhat ho1 may be said lo be returning home. I He states (hat he has enjoyed hlj stay here very much. J. II. Van Koerl, Iwelve miles-west, bas sold a secllon of land lo J. J. Baskcrvllle, of Leihbrlrtge, who used lo farm In this vlcfnlly and Is con- vinced lhat (hla Is an excellent por- lion of lhe province lo farm In. Wel- come back! Tho Calgary papers publish an announcement of Ibo marriage of W. B. Merrlck, of Iho Orange Hold ncrc. As furlhor particulars are not available, wo give Ibo notice as II nppeared In the Calgary. Herald: "On Friday, ihe 22nd Insl. at 8 p. m., al Iho QTace Church manse, Sir. William Dyron Merrlek, of Calgary, and Mrs, Lulhcy, of Ixia Angeles, Cal- -Illl f, ui tnia niigciua. addlllon, the non-partisan pollllcal Ifornln, were united In marriage by committees of: Km American Fedora-1 the Hcv. Andrew D. Young" Central- UOB of Labor nro supporting the ulallonal NAMED IN HONOR LATE YVJ J. HANNA. CHKSTBR, Pa., Ocl. ian Press.) steamer W. J. Hunna, named In honor of Hon, W. J. Hanna, provisional seirfe- tftry of Ontario In the Whttney tab- (net, was launched here today. The sponsor was Mlns Margaret Henna. Mrs. Hanna also- attended the cere- mony, EIGHT HOUR DAV CAHRIE8 nKRNB, s'wHzcrUnn, Nov. referendum on Ihe Introduction of the eight-hour1 'day Into the Swiss rail- road, administrative, postal; telegraph anil "telephone 'services'1 Has- resulted In favor of the measure. The vote Is announced (it to ANTI SOCIALISTS WON HOME, Nov. can- dlilnles were vlclorlou- In the muni- cipal clccllons held here yesterday, being clvcn fnrge majorities. There was enthusiasm Rhown by the people rlnrlhg the elecllnn and pro- Cessions being national flags paraded Iho alreets. FIUME SUFFERS TRIESTE, -Nov. OInl- IlU'a "nnllonal blockade" Is' having a Ecrlous cfTccl bri Plvinje, which Is now wllhcul walcr and light, duo to luck ol coal. DRUNKS INCREASE BY TWENTY-FIVE PER CENT. RASTV1EW, N. Y., Ocl. 28.-Moro prisoner.! served terms for Intoxlcnt- lon In the Wcslehs9ler county [ionl- ichllnry during .September than In any month within Ihe lost three yeats, ac- cording lo officials. Tho Increase was estimated nt 20 per cent. There are seven hundred patlanU (a the asylum at Poo oka. Her. J. A. James, of Edmonton, has Keen Inducted as pastor of Creston Presbyterian church- Iceland will hold.a world'i eiposl- In June next Canada will be represented _wltl an eihlblt. vy.' J. M. Stark; ol Calga'ry, hai as- sumed the poslllon of secretary of> the Y. M. C. A, at Cranbrook. MaglElrate Graydbn, of London, says if'1 men perelit In drlqkJfeS liquor on the streets Impose a when J'The Claresholm Revle-r-Advertlset reports that'the.government-planted twenty-five thousand trout fry In the creeks west of lhat town last week. automobile's sel2ed toms officers et Drldgeburg-ln at; tempted liquor smuggling are to auctioned oil. .-Wm. H.f SUnffer, who formerly resided at OnL, was ac- cidentally killed at the Electric Bleaching Co. works, Niagara Falls. N. Y. Tho death is announced at Brant- ford of Frank J. for 40. years a real estate 'and insurance agent at that place. He was' a former city assessor and church'clerk and deacon of Calvalry Bapllst church. Adam C. Bouck. a well known old- time resident and highly respected citizen of Calgary, passed away on Friday.: Besides his widow the- late Mr. Bouck Is suVvlved by one daugh- A. M. one son, Dr. Chas. Bouck, well known phy- sician, all of Calgary; Chiropractor A. W- Holmberg, who 'as Irled at Steltler on tho charge of manslaughter, was found gullly. Mr. Holmberg wrongly diagnosed a case of and as a con- sequence, when oiher medical aslsst- ance was summoned. It was found'too lale and Ihe patient. Hiss Bergmau, of Ersklnc, died. P. C. Mclntyro, postmaster at Win- nipeg, who died on Saturday, wos born at Balderson, years came to Winnipeg in 1SSO and was a member: of the Manitoba for several np.BBlnns'. cll- llng'for North WinnlpegT Sir. Mc- Intyre IB survived by hi? mother, 95 Ms .widow and several brothers and Bisters. Viscountess Rhohdda, peeress In her own right, haa pelillonod Ring George to.lEBUe a'.writ. Buiqmbnlng her 'lo servo In the House of Lords.' Peer- esses In their own'right'' of whom Ihere 26, have all Ihe dlgpl-- ties and privileges of peers except that of silling In Ihe Lords. Lady Rhonnda claims recent; legislallon equalizes the aexes. This Is Ihe'nrst time a peeress has squgat admission to the upper, houso of parliament. BAIN DROPS FELL AS POLL WENT "DRY" (From Our Own Correspondent) WHITIjA, Oct." strictly up to Its climatic "dry" by a majority of 31. Jus! as the polls closed a few drop's of much needed rain descended upijn thl parch- ed earth hereabqnti. tWaa this a lore cast of the thousand and one. blessings that prohibition Is to sheerer upon us or was it Just, a genlle llltle hlnt_from an all wise Crealor io let well enough alone? Panl Pblakowskl and.his able As- sistant, Noil Boyle, are 'putting up snow fences and working hard on Ihe track so lhat everything will he In ship shape for Ihe had weather. Paul has a gang of flvo very, efficient eccllnn men. Earl Glllelt has moved to Taher, where he will put In the winter in the coal mines. Earl Is one 'of the beat far- mers' In this district, but like many others who have farms In this vicinity Is obliged to leave the farm In order io make a living. Dick Allen, an old-timer hereabouts, who has been absent for a long time, reached town yesterday looking heal- thy, happy and prosperous, The ladles of lha Catholic Altar so- ciety nre staging a comedy, "The Spln- Blers' at Whllla hair to lilght. All home talent. Mrs. "Tom" Manor, Mrs. J. R. and Mrs. P. H. Colernan will, 11 Is said, assume Ihe principal roles. Henry Lavelle, Iho Well known prohibitionist, will be stage manager, Edward C. Pierce, one of the oldest settlers In the Canadian west, who has ranched in this'district for more than Icn years, Is moving lo northern urn- ish Columbia. PRICE OF SUGAR NEW YORK, Oct. sugar wns unchanged, today al ll to 12 cents a pound .wholesale. A few stores were offering II to Iho public na low ng ccnls, but Ihe prevail- Ing retail price was J6 (o 15 cents. HUNDRED THOUSAND AHEAD IN REVENUE TORONTO, Oct. rev- cnuo from the flsh and game depart- ment for Ihe fiscal year ended Oclobcr 11, Is In excess ot tlio revenue for last year and greHlly-ln adv.inco of nny other year Ih the history, of the department. 'BOY KILLED NORTH SYDNHY, N. Oct. Wllllo aged nine years, wns tilled yesterday wtion he allcmptcd o get on one of tha cars of a passing NovaScolln Steel and Coal company'n oro and fell under, Ihe wheels.