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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 9, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge [Volume III. 12 PAGES. Lethbridge, Alta., Wednesday, November Number 279 -UP CONTROL CONGRESS DIX A WINNER IN N.Y WILSON CARRIES NJ' COMMISSION League Takes Stand on Civic Government PROSSER OBJECTED Meeting Overruled -Will Get Jamieson to x Speak .Titere was a, -good turn out to tb. meeting of. the recently formed Citi zens' League, "held in the vestry o Knoi Churci, last evening to elect of ticers and near' a paper on the com mission form. of government by B. I .Cope.- Among those present were R. P .-WaKace, j, N.. Ritchie. T. S. McKen zie, L. Cope, Walter Jordan, .Geo .W. -Hcbirison, j. T.. English, W.'p. j Alexander, W. S, Sherd, J. C. Brown Jb1. A. Cunningnam, R. Nimmons, D A. Smith, C: W. Sloan, A, Keia, J.. L.' Manwaxing, v. McKen- zie, smith, ii Lundy, Rev. A. j. grosser, K M. ,Thomasson, E. 2ST. Hlg- .Inbotiam. Dr. "Thompson, D. McTan- -'Vnell .and? A.-.- J.' At..tb.6> T. S. McKenzie was- voted toithie JL: P. secretary, The constitution's ad- opted" at the-.previous meeting, were and-the report of the r-nominat- 'received. NAME BURY AS THE BEST MAN ThV oJflce'rsvw-ere then elected" as lollows: J.' D. Higinbotnam, president; J. N. Ritchie, first T. U. Kevin, second vice-president; R. p. W. P. J. Alexan- der, Dr. AV. S. Galbraitb, Thompson and R. J. Thompson, ex- ecutive committee. -E. M, Thomasson, following- some discussion on tne matter of commis- sion government, sai-d that they must not Xorget that'the-object of the meet ng was to hear, a paper from. Mr. B -discuss the subject the Des .Moines plan of-city govern ment. The time had come, -be said quit hammering the present council If the people wanted to put'- forward a for the existing system it was UD to the people to decide what they wanted and then to induce tne. present council to take the- steps necessary to procure it. It 'was a matter of educating the people upon tne commission plan it" that was what Is required, and he did not believe it ,was up to the present council to be at'all to do the educating. The aidexmen, probably, were only, in the same position as themselves, having yet to learn about the" proposed plan, in connection "with, the league, he de- clared that he was not goiag to be. a party to anything in the way of pick- ing flaws inJpeople or hammering ihe present council all the time. One or two others spoke alonsr tie same lines, and then Mr. Cope, gave JUs paper. Mr. Cope's Paper In opening, he said, he would like point out .the fact that the subjec they were .about to discuss is on taat concerns 'them individually an and-is not a matter upo: which the present board of aldermen be looked to for the outlin ef the structure, nor is it one in woich tiiey through their training a aldermen, are able to give satisfaot ory proof of Its capacity and genera all round satisfaction. The commission, form of govern ment has already braved tae attacks of varied experiences for some years Winnipeg, Nov.- sug- gestion made, evening paper that G-.. J. .West- ern manager of the Canadian Pacific Railway, is "-the -proper man to take control. of the Hudson's Bay Railway, has aroused considerable interest here. It was made ;in a letter signed "Public. Ownership." The writer o.iit .that whereas West; was prac- tically a" unit .in 'demanding that the road, op- erated on government owner- ship was highly.nec- essary that'it be put in capable hands. Roosevelt Given a Hard Blow m New MassadraseM New Jersey and Ohio Elect Democratic Congress Will Have a Democratic George's ;Sdn Elected to Middle iWest and Again- At1 Pf INCIDENTS OF Republican New York Candidate Stimson in New York sent the following -message to Governor-Elect Dix: "The returns clearly indicate your I congratulate you and send you- my good wishes for the success of your'.ii administration." Henry George, son of the father single tax, was elected to Congress asl.v Democrat in the 17th district. The following telegram" was receiy- ed at Tammany Hall from a Democrat in Colonel Roosevelt's own district in Oyster Bay: "Roosevelt's..own district Dix 218, .Stimson 158. .Beaten to frazzJe." Democrats "Capture Congress .plete the election-of Congressheiivshow the politi- cal eompleskon. of the next House as'fpn.ows: bem. Rep. Alabama 9 0 Arkansas 7 o i) 0 Colorado 3 o Connecticut 2 2 Delawara Florida Georgia INCIDENTS JF ELECTIONS Maryland Congressmen elected; Gfco. Koing, .third Chas. .Lin- thicum, district. Ottawa; Nov.. third -tariff, confereucerbetweeri S. Field- ing and .Hon. repre- senting Canada. aridvSHenry.-M: -Hoyt, re- presenting- States, was ield on'; Tuesday- af-ternoon and, lasted :rom foiir o'clock.; This s the'most-nroloiio-rkr'sittintr vet belt -Rtpresehtative Herbert Parsons, one of the Republican leaders .in the -i- state, was defeated. Amioftigst Congressmen elected are; Chas. -'V. Fornes, Democrat 11th dis- trict: "Michael Conroy, Democrat, 12th M. Goldfogle, district; William Sulzer; Idaho Illinois .f. Iowa" Kansas Kentucky.' Louisiana Maine. Maryland. .f; Massaciiusetts Michigan- Minnesota Mississippi Missouri and .the as.te4.ir ,the de- under cbnsid'eration. ers, courteously- declined to throw any light on' the 'problem or ho.w they occupied' the time. was gathered, .however, that- the 'commis- sioners do not anticipate an a'djourn- nent of the negotiations for some time. One. off; the American negotiators that he did not expect .to go back to, Washington or .quite a while. This would- indi- cate that :'tbe commissioners of the hat they will at. these preliminary United States have reason to "tope _ they will at these preliiriinary meetings be able to get a satisfact- ory basis for an agreement Can- ada. That The Manufacturers- Assoc- iation -is anxious to find out what is going on here is made apparent by the arrival in the city today of R" Breaclner, the tariff expert "of Can- adian Manufacturers Association. He will keep an eye on 'the proceedings. DAKOTA DOCTOR FINED FOR PRACTISING North Portal, Sask., Nov. A. J. Somers, of; South Portal, was fined S3D and 'costs for practising and' assuming title on the Canadian side of the boundary, he not being regis- tered as a physician in Saskatche- wan. The charge was laid b'y a, representative- of the Medical Council before Vf.- A. NeH, J. P. district; Henry C. Demfo'rth.. fie- publicrin. ,32nd district; Edward "B. Vreefand, 7th ThoniaJB Patton. 15th. dis- E. Driscoll. Republican, 29th district; Daniel" 8th district." carried Buffalo City by majority. Psiyne, father.of the tariff law, lost his 'home city, Auburn, but carried his district. Illinois Jos. Cannon was re-elected in his district by a decreased majority, Thos. Gallagher, Democrat, was elected in the eighth congressional "f" I i-strict. i New Jersey New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio .Oklahoma .Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South DaKota Tennessee Texas .Utah Vermont Virginia w ashington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming 11 0 11 0 S 21 .'10" "0 10 4 0 .S -1 S 16 0 0 0 0 0 1 12 0 S (j Mississippi All Democratic, congressional inees were re-elected. nom- Arrangements and .get Were Discussed -_Nor.-: figures'" 011 the- Minne- apolis-mayoralty indicate that the contest'is-, uncertain. At ..Mayor Haynes claimed, to have won -by nine votes. Nd two 'of. Minneapolis papeiis a'greed.. in figures, one i terlee and. the of-. Haynes. to -creep Jnto, their -counts is eATdenti- The JbUirnal announ- 'the., .Haynes by. a. small, margin.. The, Democrats-made a clean sweep in 'Delaware Republicans carried the state. was 10 S 0 0 "0 Governor Carrcli, Republican. T (heavily scratched all over the state! ,f[ candidate for gov- M ernor, "carried Cedar Rapids, 2420 tc 1246." ;twenty-one precincts in DCS Momes give Porter, of 471. On the. basis of meagre early returns Car- roirshould win by about .50GCX precincts 'jeots aiid Outlined Nor.. Representatives .-'press who of Toronto, of the '--.evening a meeting of .L- Aid --Society. Charities in. of, .i present .-was iyxepresentatives, .-Mission -'and the SalyatSnV: "Army. The' constitution and were" i- 1 At 'the ''.first .ago- officers ,-and a conimittec-.-choseJi to an Last ing .tnik'committee- adopted, and thc; persbhs recommeiLded' ;wer-e. "declared; to "be :-the the ioiot; wire: Hon. Pros. The .Mayor- of. -the Pres. Mi- Y Mrs. Gco. -Robinson V ,E., M. -Thomasspn: Treas.'-.Bf Trade have Secretary FrcdfT! ching Limited '2 ,T. Indications are that the Democratic majority in North Carolina will exceed V T' "fj Congressman Nicholas Longworth, Roosevelt's son-in-law, was re-elected. .Gen. Weybrecht, after talking by telephone, with friends in Cincin- icitr, A A- ..E: Hare, llrs "Maisniith; Mrs 'lE j of showed Pepper, Demo- ihter.ruptedhis New York, campaign. subsidiary sucli. local "news: ish Columbia, "the three rairie po vjjiccs, "and Quebec one group, and pro- j laws of Alfcsrla to ______----------- vinccs as one group.'. It is. .proposed ooys. .and "girls in the district already explained, 'thij :eiu'idren's Society is incorporated under '.the. oversee. that the various- groups sball ex- change Canadian ..eneral char acter, which -.shall, be. .incorporated, with the associated; press'report as sent out on the various provincial or district wires; The following first of Directors: From Brit- who are being .brought up; in'vb'ad homcs. or are showing a.-tendency, to .crime. T.he object of having all ities of the city associated.is lieve cases of real need and t vent 'overlapping and. imposture. i is found bv experience elsewhere JJUO.J.LI ui ifrom nati and Cleveland, issued a statement ish Columbia, John'Kielson, Victoria i One-capable ma'n can. act' with Totals The Democrats carried Chicago 5CIOOO. 137 T1 T" "I" ,ln Alexander county. Alexander Bretzer, Democrat, defeated Sheriff Nellis for that office by one thousand. Alexander county is nor- 'GAINED FORTY SEATS and stands to-day like the house whose xoundatlon was built upon the solid rocfc; tne aidermanic idea, on (the band, is fast fading into the great past so >full of errors, losses and failures, -Should Man the Vessel Right Way ia that modern cities are dis- carding the old, worn out garment of council -rule, and donning the new at- Ore ot the commission form of gov- Why Is it cites are payng salaries to look after tneir affairs, instead of using those who anntally offer themselves free? Why do spend their good money paying men to do the work that the on pajje 2} McBRIDESlTS FOR Victoria, Nov. McBride has decided for Victoria city and- announce- ment will be made early this week that Yale" seat is vacant and a bye-election will be neld before the close of November: Chicago, Nov. Democrats mally Republican by 1500. Nellis gained forty seats in the Nation- predicting the re-eiaction of Governor Harmon by Georgia This state' returned a solid Demo- vcrjic3chta.il i assuri the sheriff who filled the county _ with negro deputies when white citi- j tnem not only control, zens attacked it to lynch the negro.fstantial majority. The Democratic, ________ John Pratt, for an attsck on a whita gross gain, however, is reduced to a' La Follette's choice for cratic Congressional delegation. Minnesota Amongst the congressmen elected are: C. A. Linderberg, Rep., sixth dis- trict: A. J. Volstead, Rep., 7th dis- trict; C. R. Davis. Rep., 3rd district. Eberhardt, who succeeded the late Governor Jas. A. Johnson, was re-elected. Colonist and Vancouver News-Adver- tiser; R. H: 'Hill, the Vancouver World; Alberta, -J. H. Woods, -Cal- gary Herald: Saskatchewan, W. F. Kerr, Regina Leaden; Manitoba, E. H- Macklin, Manitoba Free Press Winnipeg, .and M-.- E. Winni- Ontario and Quebec, tage as agent both for-the Children's Aid and for charities. The object wilt be to secure a man able toi hbld: the confidence ot all introduced in'...the children and anxious to tress. His salary is usually the ____......... municipality. The law peg telegram Ontario that every city the size of tethbridgV J. Ross Robertson, Toronto Tele- sha11 and maintain a 'suitable gram, J. The G-lobe, ;ji shelter for children who mav have'-to Toronto b? removed froni tlieir homes becausn f Wisconsin woman. Several Democratic members who net gain of thirty-seven, by three Re- publican gains. In order gain con- trol -of the house it was necessary 'for voted for Lorimer, for U. S. Senator, j tne Democrats to elect twenty-four considerably j new members. Assuming the party retain its representation in states were elected, runn ahead of the ticket. Massachusetts _ Boston City gave Foss, Democrat, excess of the twenty-four necessary -to not yet heard from, it. is apparent the Democrats have thirteen members in a majority of The Democrats gained nine scats the Legislature. them control. Democratic governors were elected governor, is elected. F. S. J. Congressmen elected from first, sec- ond, third, seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth and eleventh districts are all Republicans. John Pennsylvania K. Tener, a former baseball New Jersey Woodrow Wilson, Democrat, former president of Princeton University and wcic ciecieu intimate friend of the laie Grover m Alabama and South Carolina, Xew i was elected governor by Voric, where Dix won by over a bun- j15iGOG majority. He is a presidential dred thousand, over Roosevelt's nom- possibility. i'liee: Xew Jersey and Ohio, where! Governor Harmon was re-elected. Re Southam, Ottawa' Citizen; 'E. Slack, Montreal Gazette, Jas. Brierly, Montreal Herald; Blackburn, London Free Press; Mari- time E. W. IvIcCready, -St. P. Pearson, and C. E. Halifax Chroniclet; 4 F. MacKuv-was elected President to al'teiKi tin and M. E. Nicholls' Western Vice Pre- charSe. sident. J. S. Eastern Vice- v- K- President and-J. E." Atkinson, Hon. and deli Secretary-Treasurer. The improved i service will be put into effect Jan- uarv first. of incompetence or neglect on; t-ha part of the parents.' This shelter be in charge or a. usually trained nurse, assisted fay such lielp as may bt- needed. No doubt the nieft ical men of the city will be found- ready to visit the shelter in, rptaticnv and to al-tend the ol OF WFN wl SPARK 5GNITED CHILD'S DRESS, BURNED FATALLY Holland, Han., Nov. from miliring last night, Mrs. Kergan found the clothes of her tliree-i year-old daughter in flames and-, des- pite prompt medical attention ;hc Id died within a few A spark from the stove is" believi ed to nave ignited the child's garrr-en'-Js, -HIGH RIVER MAN WAS KILLED V-V J.AV.-1 Ltl IJli I player was elected governor on a ;turns from of lbe Democrat, was elected in the straight Republican ticket. flJe auf{ west J3th district. ire. in California Johnson and Bell are reported running neck and neck. T" In Wyoming the election of Carey, Kepublican. as governor, is claimed by lour thousand. in OklaJioma both sides claim the governors .Republican United States senators are assured from Delaware, Massacnus ores. .Michigan, Riiode Island and Yvis- Trinidad. Colo., Nov. tween sixty and ninety men are entombed in mine Num- ber Three of the Victor Amer- ican Fue! -Company at, as the result of the ex- plosion this aftc-rnoor. which wrecked the main Durance. iGERMAN STONEMASON SUICIDED AT NELSON j Xov. Xicklofl, Jo'.i-.i l-lir', p. Gorman slanemasoa j who c-ame -u thres months ago jlr-ora P-'cnianri suicidfi to day In- himself the near.4; amone the rocks on superintendent of and delinquent children-'-foe province, was present last even- ing. Pie presented a draft plained its deatils' and gave tno comi, n.-ittee many hints and Now the object of the committee is to ahtain UK- right agent and matron to secure a suitable house as a sh'ei- 1cr, to enlist the sympathy-and co- operation of every re-1 j ligious bodv. Fraternal society and- charitable person in Lathbridge, to draw up a budget based on local needs and conditions, and then to present this to the city council, so j11 that final action may, be taken with the least, possible loss of time. j It is expected that the council will i make a liberal monthly grant from civic funds-for the proper care ot chil- and and that in do- ing this they will be backed up .by JJthe ratepayers, And it is hoped that j householders generally will not onlv report cases of need "to the agent of thr Associated Charities, but- will 'help to provide the sinews of war.. The obiest is not to do away wit.-h private charity, -bui to see that the. aitl given is used wisely, that men able to work shall work an-d not beg, and that poor widows and mothers shall not be left to struggle alone. River Xov CODSin' and Democratic senators from {7] across' country a few Jersey probabjy Tennessee. X. D., Xov. in- plete returns indicate the re- eJection of Governor Bun Ice, over Republican opponent by a majority of; not. more than one Uiousand. t riding across country a few miles northwest of High River this afternoon, Robert Tracey, a prominent contractor of this town, was thrown from his horse r.nd killed from injuries received by being dragged in the srirrups. -The. deceased was formerly of St. Marys. Ont. Hf leaves a 'wife and family who reside here. The Congressional Situation Washington. Xov. returns indicate that the next House of Repre- sentatives will be Democratic, many of the Republican leaders who are serv- ing in the present congress will con-j-J- tinne in tlie next house as members of the minority. Tawney of Min- nesota, chairman of the house com- tnittse on appropriation, was defeated for '.onominatJon and his young sue- on-page 5) .London, Xov. Fore- casting imperial federation, w-nero-.n Britain wili only be Tirsr, among her equals, the Duke of Marlboro ugh st The Colonial Institute, suggested with some -confidence that it should become the custom to select the Governor-Generals of the great. Dominions as far as possible from the ranks of tlie royal princes. Will. The temporary i cause is supposed to s-.i-i'.; ,iisc to drink. be i i ADVISES JURY TO Ottawa, Xor. B. Mc- wvern, will more the address in reply to tlie speech from the uironc when House meets. Brnest Lapoiate, M.P. for Kamouraska, will second the address. T TT V INSPECT POLICE STATIONS 1 Fort Arthur. Xov. District j court torlay Geo. Parthaks, a.Greek, i was senronced to eighteen months foi; jan unmuural offence. j Walter Clemsen was allowed to 'go ifree for assault on Pierce Nebion at i Kakabeka. the time spent in prison .j waiting for trial being regarded as sufficient punishment. Judge O'Leary ,j asked the gi-and jury to inspect the .police stations of the two cities, as be 1 had neard complaints as to their saui- j tary condition, ;