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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 20, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta lEe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1909. NO. PREDICTS THE DEFEAT OF LIBERALS Suffragette Is Certain British Party Will Be Ousted New York, Nov. Times to- day says: "While the wintry blasts were at their keenest yesterday after- noon, Miss. Mary Keegan, an English suffragette who has served time in J Halloway Jail with Mrs. Pankhurst, stood in a sheltered corner of Madi- Square and talked suflragism to a crowd of men sufficiently interested in the cause to brave the cold." "Miss Keegan fold the men she-was an English Suffragette, more or less a typical one. She had been in pri- son; that she did not think any one need be afraid of her suffragette speech. Speaking of the present government in England she said: "The Liberals} are the most un-liberal on the face of j the globe. They are getting them-' selves very much disliked. They'will not remain in power and the Conser- vative government has learned some- thing from the present administra- tion. "There is not a worse suffragette in England than I, she said in -telling of the English suffragettes. you know how we came to be called suf- fragettes. The name was given us by an English paper as a term of de- rision but now' it is a name to be proud of and we don't like to be call- ed suffragists, and you know what they is the difference between the suffragist and the suffragettes. The suffragist wants the franchise and the j suffragette is going -to get it. j "We are only taking a chapter out j of the -men's book in what we are do- ing in England. If we had taken the whole book blood would have been j shed. The government is responsible! for everything that has happened. They would not let us do anything; and sent us to prison." THE ELEVATOR QUESTION TO BE UPPERMOST Regina, Nov. Legislature sat for only a -few minute- this after- noon. Government members giving j notice oi several bills which will be j introduced on Monday. Mr. Haultcin j save notice that, will move for H return showing all be- j and the govern- merit ,tt Oitawa relying to terminal jehvators, which gives first indica-, tion of attitude of opposition toward j this big question. It is likely that j the opposition will push the elevator j ['question to an a-t this session -of the House. Government kgisla- tion of which notice was given in- eludes an act respecting drainage and an act respecting the law of libel. CONTINENT IS DEDICATED TO PEACE TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS MR. A. W. SMITHERS Who succeeds to the chairmanship of the Grand Trunk Railway FOUND DEAD IN HIS Sudden Death Summons To the M. P. For Dufferin, Ontario Ottawa, Nov. ref- erences to the sudden passing of Dr. John Barr, Conservative member for D'ufferin who was found dead in his bod at the Cecil Hotel early this af- ternoon, were made in the House im- mediately 'after the routine business was disposed of, by Sir Wilfrid Lau- rier and R. L. Dr. Barr'5 death has come as a great shock. At noon when repeated knocking at his door failed to elicit any response the hotel noti- fied Mr. J. E. Armstrong, iM. P. and Mr. David Marshall, M. P., who were staying there A bsi i boy was lifted through the transom and on entering the room. Dr. Barr was found dead in having died some hours previous- ly. B> WH.S 64 yoars of age and re- sided at Shelbouime, Ont. He leaves a. widow but no children. While he hud Anly been in Parliament since 1904, Dr. Barr represented, Dufferin in tin.- Ontario Legislature from 1875- 1SSO-1894. and 1898-1904-3 905. Dr. P.iirr will buried at Sh-elboumt'. Jolm Bennett and hi? daughter, living on a farm northeast of Gleich- cn, were asphyxiated by coal gas. Hujrh Cameron., a well known ho- U-iniaii, dicxl at Camp M-cKinley, B. j C. Ho was worth a hundred thousand _______ dollars. j Tht; post graduate building at American Paper Goorpc-towu University, near Wash- ington, was destroyed by fire Gw. Thos. Gallagher, a furrier, aged 44, fell down a st.unvay jit To- ronto, and died from injuries receiv- ed. Major S. C. Paton is dead at Ed- monton. He was engaged -on construc- tion work on the Crows Nest branch at one time. During the past years An Agrees With Attitude Of Canada Minneapolis, Nov. editorially on the International ques- tion of the Great Lakes naval militia which is just now causing so much interest, the Journal to- night says: "Canada is within her rights if she has given notice that she will refuse ALL DEPENDS UPON HIS HEALTH If It Improves Mr. Mac- Kenzie May Stay In Legislature settlers 'have come from the British Isles, from the United States, j TO the presence of any more practice I 47-2SG RusSia to Canada- ships on the Great Lakes. The re- A" B" Watt' of thc Ed- News, will start a Tt will be known ;is "The -Daily Capital.'' Richard Watson Gilder, editor-in- fusal we may construe as too final an j nicmtOT Saturday daily newspaper in -tuat city. interpretation of her rights under the Rush-Bagot convention, but we are bound by formal obligations to re- spect her refusal." chief of the Century magazine since' "Moreover, the convention has made lts formation in the Great Lakes a blessing both to the Dominion and to this republic. No minor irritation or inconvenience due to that convention should .be per- (Continued on Page 71 widelv The Claresholm Review says that Malcolm McKenzie has consented to reconsider his intention to resign from the legislature. The Herald called Mr. McKenzie up at Macleod this morning in regard to the above statement, He said he was tired being asked .to deny or con- firm stories which papers published about him and which they had no au- thority to publish. With regard to his intentions Mr. McK-ehzie said that if his health improved so as to per- riiit him to attend to his duties as a i member of the legislature he certain- WAS FAMOUS FIGURE IN WEST REV. JOHN RICHARDSON, D. D. Sishop of Fredericton, who believes in absolute enforcement of the Church Anti-Divorce laws v FOSTER GETS AFTER FIELDING known as an author and lecturer, j ]y nQt resign as that had beeu i's Lieutenant Has Passed To Great Beyond died unexpectedly at Xew York of sole reason, [or wishing to give angina at the house of his j n his did not improve sister, Mrs. Schuyler 'Rehnsal-' lear. have to in his resigna tion. BIG FIRE AT SOURIS, P.E.I. Halifax, N. rag- ing at Souris, P. E. L, has destroy- ed the Hughes building and other buildings are burning. Special trains with firemen and apparatus are coming from Charlottetown. SITE OFFERED ...FOR MACLEOD HOSPITAL j Nov. site for the j hospital, east. of town, i.- offered by tin..- owners -Of j fh.j adjoining townsite without ii Macleod fit, to accept it-. The land is controlled by Messrs. J. A. Struthers, Thoma? Wilton and R. G. fi-'iiininjr. muneurer of, the Union Bank here, and now of Saska- toon, Sask. Mr Strut-Tiers has a half interest and Mr Wilton a quarter and there is no doubt that Mr Tinning will agree with the proposal A PIANO MERGER. Montreal, Que., Nov. ments have been completed by which another merger on a good-sized scale has been put through for the benefit of trade and reduction of competition an-d expenses, when C. W. Lindsay Piano Company.- Montreal, and Orme Piano Co., Ottawa, amalgamated with a capital stock of with headquarters in this city. A View Of the Main Business Thoroughfare With Turtle Mountain Towering Above Photo by British St Colonial Photographic Co., Lethbridge. Financial Critic Is Worrying Over es SASKATCHEWAN WOMAN WANT FRANCHISE Regina, Sask., Nov. for women" will be heard in Saskatche- wan's legislative halh this session. The women of Regina yesterday or- ganized to canvas the city with a pe- tition asking for municipal franchise for married women in towns, cities and villages of the province; these pe- titions will be sent to the legislature in due course. The .annual meeting of the Sas- katchewan Lord's Day Alliance, was held yesterday and officers were elect- ed. It was decided to start a 'cam- paign against the open cigar stands on Sundays and to suppress so far as possible other form 'of infractions of the Lord's Ti Act. DR. KENNEDY GOING TO ENGLAND Macleod, Oct. .and Mrs. G. A. Kennedy leave today for a long contemplated visit to and the Old Country. It is a long time since the doctor has had a vacation and; following his recent illness, he is of the opinion that he has earned ;the right to a holiday. They sail from Montreal on the 4th of December and -will, be gone all the. winter. REGINA STANDS BY THZ WARD SYSTEM Regina, Sask., Nov. a vote 01 152 to' 325, the ratepayers today re- jected a by-law to abolish the pres- ent ward system'and revert to the old system of electing aldermen, by a vote of the city at large. Ward 5 winch has a large workingmen's population and Ward 1, where a ma- jority of the foreign speaking citi- zens reside, voted -against the by-law nirnost to a man. G. OFFICERS CONTRADICT SIR WILFRID London. Xov. the offices of the Grand Trunk Railway Sir Wil- frid L.Ttiri'.-r's stat-omcnt concerning the completion of ihc Grand Trunk Pacfiic from Winnipeg to Su- perior Junction Wn.s contradict-rd, it bitim: until certain dif- ficulties had b.'en OVO.TCOIIK' which would bf .some time the railway erm a .railway in .iwiuo only. ASTOR STILL MISSING X.HV York, Nov. day wit-bout news from Col. John Jacob Aster's the added t> the of his and friends for the safety of her owner mid and party on tho yncht, unheard, from since they sjil- from Kingston. Jamaica, Nov. 5. West Indies water that were j-i.fk-rwr.rd swc-pt by terrific hurric.m- es.' STANDING OF CANDIDATES IN THE HERALD CONTEST First Grand Gourlay-Angelus player Piano Second Grand Prize Trip To California Or Cash Third Grand Prize Two 25-Foot Lots In Parkdale VOTES COUNTED UP TO NOON TODAY The three Grand Prizes will be awarded to the three candidates securing the largest number of votes on paid-in-advance subscriptions and ballots, irrespective of district in which the candidate lives. DISTRICT 50. all the City of Lethbridge: One Diamond Ring One Writing Desk. One Gold Watch One Suit Case. 'One Morris Chair One Silk Umbrella MISS VIVIAN MISS OLIVE DAVIES MISS-HANNAH KERB MISS MINNIE LAVERICK.....-...........- MISS VIRA DOWSETT H. G. KILNER ..............................M25 MISS JEAN ARTHUR HUMPHRIES .....................M.I3S MISS ROSE HEATHER BESSIE CRCNKITE After the three Grand Prizes have been award- ed, six prizes will be awarded to the next six highest candidates having the highest number of votes in each of the two districts. CLARA SCHWEITZER 'MISS HAZEL CLiNE MISS WINNI HARRISON MISS EDNA ALLEN C. CHARLES fv'.iSS MARGARET SMITH MISS SUSAN GILLESPIE MISS ROSE BISSETT MISS EDITH PROUSS MISS BERYL NIMMON3 MISS GERTRUDE GiBSONS .......I.OCO DISTRICT NO. all surrounding towns and territory outside of Lethbridge: One Diamond. Ring One Writing Desk. One Gold Watch One Suit Case. One Morris Chair One Silk Umbrella MISS MARY L. SUNSTROM, Blairmore, MISS ETHEL M. McKAY, Cranbrook, B. C. MISS SUSAN WITBECK, Raymond, A. A.'COWIE, Cardston, Alta.............. MISS ARLIE HUDSON, Purple Springs, MISS LIBBIE HOLLINGER, Medicine Hat H. A. KANOUSE, Pincher Creek, ,MISS RENA CONNOR, Warner, THEODORE SUNDAL, Taber, MISS JiSSIE CARL, Medicine Hat, Aita. L'iZS TOMFOHR, Milk River, Alta. MISS MAGGIE LEE, Cardston, JAu'lZS H. CAMPBELL, Maclcocl, MiGS VILDA WATSON, Spring Cculcc, A'ta. J. e-UTLEf-i STONEY, Lethbridge Post Office ..1.000 JAMIS GREAVES, Medicine Hat, J. DU'f-'iiLD, Spring Ridge, r.-iiSS LILLIAN TAYLOR, Medicine Hat, Alia. MISS WARY EENNETT, Magrath Ottawa, Nov. got down to business in earnest today and although the main estimates w-ere only tabled by Mr. Fielding yeserday by the time adjournment was .taken at 10 o'clock tonight, a million and three quarters of civil government salaries and contingencies were put through and somt minor; government bills ad- vanced a- stage. -The proceedings were enlivened a speech by 'Mr. Foster in which- the former finance minister criticized Mr. Fielding for his e.travag-ance and when the. "joy riders" of lavish, ependitures was go- ing to end. Mr. Mac-Kenzie King also made Ins first appearance on the. Minister- ial stage. The new minister of labor and J. D. Taylor of New West-min- ster had. a sharp colloquy over the La- bor Gazette. Mr. Taylor asked why j the Labor Gazette bears the Union Label while the blue books of the government, did not. Mr. Macken- zie King replied Hint the printing bureau was an open shop, but while the unions were willing 'that the label should bti attached to -the Labor Ga- zof.ti1. a'n it was recognized that the buri-an was an open but and fair hour conditions. Then the Labor Gazette, (Mr. King added, cir- culated largely among labor people and tin.- label therefore, wns of some value. The announcement was also made by Mr. King that the deputy minister of labor. Mr. Ackland, has been in Cape Breton, investigating the coal strike tin-re and a report of his find- ing would be placed before the house before Monday Altogether it a good day's work. The departments get-ting their salary and contingency votes being Agriculture'LabonPublic Works, Rail way and Canals, Marine and Fisher- ies and Justice. During the discus- of the vote for salaries and -con- tingencies, Marine and Fisheries, Mr. liro.k'uv announced that the naval vote of would be adminis- tered by his department. Most- of the administration men would be technical officers, kindly lent by the admiralty for the organization of the service. They would be paid out of th's vote. In the Hou.se o'f Commons, Mr. Sinclair's bill to amend the Canadian shipping act was read for the firiii j lime. It provides that a vessel pur- chased abrokd and thoroughly shall not be- subject to a sec- ond inspection when she reaches a Canadian point. Hon. Sydney Fisher introduced Jus bill to amend the Sfed Grain Control act. It brings alfalfa and garden seed.-, into the class of standardized Mr. Sharpe( North Ontario) brought forward a bill to amend bank act. It provides that all -stocks upon which no dividends are claimed after six years .shall be transferred to the government as trustees as well as thf dividends. Also unclaimed bal- ances in banks after a lapse of si years shall be transferred to irovennuent as trustees and if a claimant establishes nig title thereto be paid the principle with ;i circulation interest at the rate of -3 rK-r Mr. GnilWii's bill iniJiiorizr tile to "acquire by loasc1, lines y with ih" gov- railways was giv-'n a objivct is to givii the of raihvays power to enter Jnt-erc'ilomYi P.rcirfJ of (Conlinited on Pagf- fi.) Winnipeg, Man., Nov. Lepine, Kiel's lieutenant, has just died at St. Vital; at the age of 75 years. It is interesting to recall Lepine's connection, with Western Canada, es- pecially as the day on which he died was the 24th anniversary of the ex- ecution of the great halfbreed lea-der of the Metis, Louis Riel. Lepine was adjutant general in the government of Pacl in 18G9-70. He was born in 1834, his father being a Canadian and his mother a Metis of the Red! River settlement. He received his instruction'.from the Christian broth- ers and himself wore the religious garb for several months. An adju- tant general.he presided at the court martial which condemned Thomas Scott to death. At the request of Mgr. Tache, Lepine consented in 1872 to leave "for the United States. In, company with Riel he left by night in a closed carriage, protected by 'a couple of policemen and was conduct- ed across the frontier, going to St. Paul, -where he stopped for a .year. On his return to Manitoba on Sept. he was arrested charge; of participating in the murder of Scott. He was brought to Winnipeg and lodged in the- fort. After a long trial, in which he was defended by Messrs. Dubuc, Girard and Royal, as well as by- Sir J. A. Chapleau, he" was condemned to death but" recom- mended to the mercy of the court. His execution was fixed for Nov. 4, 1574, but on the request of Mgr. Tache" the sentence was committed to two. years imprisonment with perpetual deprivation of his civil rights. After having served the sentence he went north eventually settling in the par- ish of Fprget, Sask., where he re- mained until quite recently, when he camu to his son's house at St. Vital to die. SIR THOMAS AND McBRlDE FRIENDLY Montreal. Nov. to- dny Sir Thomas Sha-ughnessy remark- ed that the newspaper reports QI an intf-Tview between Premier McBride and I'.irnself ;o-n the occasion of his last visit to British Columbia axe untrue. Their conversation when. Sir Thomas called to pay his respects was quite friendly and agreeable. Sir Thomas stated that whatever opinion he may entertain about Mr. McBride's railway policy the Can- adian Pacific Ry. Co. is not in poli- tics in Pjritish Columbia or else- III., Nov. 20. man just brought up says he be- lieves 150 men are alive in the east shaft. Cherry, Nov. two o'clock this afternoon it was reported that forty men were alive in the mine. The men were reached after a wall of de- bris had been broken down. At first the men were supposed to be dead but one of them lifted his hand and the rest were found to be breathing. The live men were immediately rushed to the shaft and stimulants administered." One of the men after being brought to the sunlight after seven days' entombment was only able to mutter incoherently. His face was black from the smoke and slightly scorched. It appeard that the men, after discovering their walled themselves in. Seth Crescini, was one of the two men brought up in the cage. He re- ported between thirty and forty mea alive in the south wing. In the dark- ness where they waited for several days in agony of hunger and suspense they lost track of tir.ie and thought that today was The next trip of tl'c cage brought seven other survivors. They were smiling and healthy save for weak- ness due to lack of food. News of the rescue travelled with lightning- like rapidity and n change from des- pair to hope swept over the crowd. Vfonifn who have stood for. days and nights with only t.he expectation of recovering mutilated forms of their husbands and sons, fought with the militiamen in their eagerness to reach the mouth of Tnc pit- ;