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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 21, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LETH8RI DOE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2lf IMK MATH OIL EXPLOSION by a Jury at Man., Nov. 17. -A be- (inninjr of the attempt to locate the of the several deaths which have occurred, presumably as c of using adulterated -coal oil, WM made night when a eoron- er'i jury wan sworu to logk into >tfee eircumiUncos surrounding the death of Holmes, one of the Winnipeg victims. Only a few witnesses were called and after the evidence was taken for one hour, adjournment was made until Tuesday, November The outstanding feature of th2 pro- ceedings the failure to show -de- finitely that Mrs. Holmes had pur- chased the oil supposed to have caused her death at the store of John 'Peterson, an important point. No direct evidence adduced to show that death 'waa due to the ex- plosion of oil. B- G, Affleck appear- ed for the Winnipeg Oil Co., and E. E. Sharp for the Imperial Oil Co. COMPLAIN Of CAR IHOftTAQE toutHwn Towns Ttll of to Qtt HindU Grain and CattU (C'algary1 AJbertan.) The Calgary Board of Trade are re- ProtMtantitm to Livt IMUC in Australian Politics Melbourne, Australia, Nov. Representative Orangemen all over the Commonwealth are arranging for the formation of an Independent Pro- testant party; as a new factor in fed- eral politics. In this way, it is be- lieved, and in this way only, antism can become a real force in na- tional affairs. The new party will be launched with a great demonstration at Sydney. According to suggestions now being made, the platform .of the new party will be radical, including probably such items as old age pensions, grad- uated land tax, citizens' defence force, an Australian navy, preferential vot- ing, "white preferential trade within the Empire, a policy of non-interference with Irish questions and maintenance of the Protestant succession. ceivJng a number of complaints from different parta of Southern about the, car shortage. yesterday A letter came from Cow- ley, The writer complained (hat a gentleman there hud applied for eajs to ship cattle to Calgary on October 23, and had not received any cars until November 14. The Cowley man thinks that if the C.P.B. would put their money into into getting equip- ment aftd roiling stock instead of building roads in United States, every thing would be much better. From Granuiiti comes ,the report that bushels are ready, that have been, shipped, at the elevator, and 220 names on the book for shipment. STANDARD BANK TO ABSORB WESTERN Toronto, Nov.. is announced Standard Bank of Canada is absorb the Western Bank of Canada, ,with. headquarters at Osha- The authorized capital is oyj but of this only has been subscribed. It has a rest account of SOME OF NARK TWADTS STORIES -Mark. T.wain's humorous advice to .souio burglars who broke into his house the other c5uy proves that he i'lms the faculty of finding humor in tho most unexpected of places. The following jjiculeiit shows liow ly is the joker's instinct ingrained in him. A friend once took him to a very beautiful and vu.lua.bta piece of sculpture. It represented a young woman coiling up her hair, and the workmanship was such that the own- er's other companions mouthed in admiration. stood open- said JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER ON WITNESS STAND HIGH-CLASS CONEECpNERY "BUDD" REED SaocM'tor to G. W. H. Keed PhonV 211 Everything good to eat at CHOW SAM'S CAFE Only high-claw materials used Chow McKelvie McGuire's Old Stand -New York, Nov. D. Rock efeller was again on the witness stand! when the hearing of the Standard Oil Company resumed today. Mr. Kel- logg said that the cross-examination would not; be confined to the period to 1882 _ but would cover- also subsequent developments which .were connected directly with those of the period described by Mr. Rockefel- ler. -''.You have been prosperous since the .asked Mr. Kellog. ".yes." :you consider a business" haz- ardous upon an. original invest- ment of. paid dividends amounting to and had left'e. surplus of ''I .consider the amount of money; determines whether th> busi- ness js: hazardous or not." said Mr. Bockefeller. He was then asked about the trust agreement of and whether .the trust csrtificates did not show a val- ue of and that stocks held under the agreement" were to the value of Mr Rockefeller said he believed those fig- ures were correct. tho host, turning to for his verdict, "What dp you think of it? Grand, isn't "Yes, it's very.1 said Mark, "but it's not true to "nature." "Why inquir- ed everyone in surprise. "She ought to have her mouth full of replied the humorist gravely. Indeed, the author of "A Tramp Abroad" a wit even before he left the nursery, and he was a con- tinual source of amusement to his parents and their friends. One morning his father led him into the garden and pointing to a bed of (lowers that had a considerable num- ber of weeds in it, said: "I want you to weed out this flower bed." The future author, examined the bed in silence for a moment, and the more he looked1 the bigger it.''-seemed to grow. It appeared that he had never seen so many weeds in his life before. Turning to his p'arent be inno- cently inquired: "Wouldn't it be better, father, to flower out the weed One day Mark was in a billiard saloon when a particularly unprepos sessiiig-looking man approached him and asked him to play a game. The humorist consented, and they began in. earnest. "I'll perfectly fair fwith said the stranger. "I'i play you "I felt hurt' says Mark Twain, he. was cross eyed, freckled and hud red hair, so determined to teach him a lesson fo his audacity. lie won first" shot am ran clean out, taking my half dollar arid all I got was the opportunity to chalk my The wonderful play SCU Sir. asked Did you ever THE BOSTON LUNCH For a tatty meal served on 1 the shortest notice. Lunches Put Up For Outing Parties The Boston Lunch I KIT TO AIUNCTOK BOTEL BAHOXES8 ROAD stock certificates; issued! -thereafter were for stock dividends or for ad- ditional properties acquired, but John G.MUburn of Mr. Rockefeller's cquifecl objected on the ground t this was not within the scope. of MTV Rockefeller's, direct j Mr. Rockefeller replied, .'.''Suppose After 'Millburn- had again' objected said that 'the stock di vidend.of? .was .paid in 1886 and that the stock of the com- pany was then "Then up to the-present time there has been issued for cash or asked' Mr. Kellogg. "I cannot tell." "Well it would make the total of cash and property turned on. the! exclusive of.money earned andytum1' ed back into property.'" Mr. Rockefeller said ho did not quite comprehend the increase of 913, and Mr. Kellogg the line inquiry. He'thea. "The record shows that up to-1906 tho net earnings of the company were What was the divid- of his opponent so "astonished Mark that he exclaimed: "By Jove, if you can play like that with your loft hand I'd like to see you play with your "I replied the stranger, as sidled out of the room, "you sec I'm left-handed." he is a Bohemian of Bo- hemians, Mark Twain has a great ca- pacity for business, and time ago he was telling a brother writer in his own inimitable way, the secret of his financial success. "My earliest difficulties taught me some "but 1 neverl-.ncw wheth- er it was wiser to spend my last cent for a cigar 1o smoke or for an apple to devour." am ob- served.his friend, "that a person with so little decision shoujd have met jwith so miich worldly success." An empty stomach won't be satisfied with petting or playthings. But tears give way to sweet content when Mooney's Biscuits appear. They are always so fresh and delicious and .-that young an4 old alike enjoy them. you order Biscuits, insist on having Mooney's Perfection Cream Sodas. THE MOONEY BISCUIT CANDY CO. Stratford, Hamilton, Ottawa, Sydney, Winnipeg, Calgary, Vancouver. 114 THE BEET-SUGAR FACTORY AT RAYMOND Working Night and Day Now Creating the Product Of the Raymond District Into Stigur For the Gomsurnption Of Western Canadians Raymond, Nov. visit. the! Knight Sugar company's factory at Raymond and. see the huge hopper eating clean faaets "in enormous quantities and the pure white sugar being sucked at the other end of the yield a good one. Under pro- dred and thirty, thousand to one hun- dred and forty thousand pounds of sugar pei. dayr. are turned out. In doing. thia 100 tons of slack is con- sumed. .The beets are emptied into long slcMla from which they are carried in- ti short time it is again pumped into the sulphur tanks and then it passes iuio' the.-boiling pan where" all the water is evaporated and the sugar is grained. From the pan it drops into the centrifugals where under revolutions per second, throws July. This, into granulated sugar, which way, is the only kind, made was a little off color. In a later ship- ment, however, this objection' was completely overcome and very high grade article turned out. A slight error in the treatment of the Accounts must be end in "I should gay about 40 per cent." "That was about "That would be a million in favor of the pool old Standard." said Mr. Rockefeller.. He added, that. the earnings' for 1907 were approximate- ly Mr, Kellogg asked if ho the business risky on such. showing. Mr. Rockefeller said the showing of profits dirt not the 3Ir. Rockefeller said another risk was the peculiar construction of the refining machinery which could be used for no other purpose. One ooulc never tell when he would awake anc find the crude oil supply exhausted Twain nodded; his head gravely. "In- decision .about spending 'he "is worthy of cultivation. Wlien I couldn't decide' what to buy with my last cent, I kept it, and so be- came rich." The humorist relates a remarkable experience that once befell him in Australia, .which, he cd him to never again judge by ap- pearances. He had just landed at an j Vustralian port, and to his cha-1 rin there was no porter in sight to I carry his luggage. Seeing a rough-' opking, badly-dressed old fellow lean Ing idly against a post with his hands in his_pockets the author beck- oned'to him and said: "See here, ii carry these bags up. to the hotel I'll give you half a dollar." Tho man scowled darkly, and, taking three or four golden" sovereigns from PAID before-the 15th of each month tnen ASKCQ of the fact that the sugar industry in Southern Alberta counts for some- thing. Undoubtedly few outside oi into the sea, scowled at ngain. am! walked iuvny without a word. his pocket, he deliberately threw them immediate vicinity realize what Twain n large establishment this factory is. It is interesting indeed to see the. pro- cesses by which beet iuice is chang- ed into a pure white.substance ready for your coffoo. This year 2.GW acres of beat crop wore produced in the vicinity of Ray- mond, of which ncres were grown by tho company. The heavy ruins in June did some damage on MONTANA MAN ARRESTED Sarged With Theft of Big Sum of 'Money Vancouver, B. C.j Nov. a search which lasted four years through I low but notwithstanding this AUCKC- A. L. Roy Wholesale Uqtor Merchant 1W50 P.O. feller-about the Standard Oil Com- pany agreement with the Pennsylva- nia in 1887 in which the sylvania agreed to pay back ten per cent, of freight rates which the Stan- dard paid. The witness said this agreement followed the rate war J tvvcen tho northern lines and that there and southern xvas an sgree- mcnt whrrcby he was to the amount of freight distributed by dif- .cront roads. the "United States, eastern Canada and Mexico, Provincial Constable Smith arrested Hiram G. CampbelJ on a. charge of grand larceny alleged to have been committed at Columbia Falls, Montana. Campbell has been living quietly in South Vancouver for the past two years, his wife be- ing with him. The crime Campbell is accused of committing was the thfft of approx- imately from a lumber com- pany of'-Columbia Falls, of which he was an official. During his resi- dence 'in Vancouver, Campboll is re- ihe yield was a good one, under pro- per Cultivation from 17 -to 20 tons not boing an uncommon yield. Operations commenced at the tory on October 13th and the com- pany expects to complete this sea- son's work by December 1st. The work goes on both day and night Seventy-five men are required to make up one shift: From one hun to tho factory water and washed by a mechanical process. .They an: then elevated and into the cutter they are cut into narrow strips. From hero they slide down a shute into the battery which consists of 14 large cells each holding 2 1-2 tons. Water circulates through these cells and ab- sorbs all the "sugar from the pulp. The water loaded with sugar is pumped into measuring tanks and then into carbonation tanks. It is here treated with milk of lime and carbon dioxide gas. The effect of the gas on tho juice is to produce a pre- cipitation of solid matter. The juice thon pumped through the filter [Tresses whore ail solid matter is re- moved. This process of carbonation and filtering is repeated after which tho juice is pumped fhto large tanks and treated with sulphur dioxide gas. From here it passes into tho I (evaporators. After remaining- here off all the by-product and leaves beautiful white crystal in the cen- tre of the machine. This substance s then elevated into the dryers and after passing through two long re- volving cylindrical dryers it is drop- ped into a bin and sacked. The whole operation from the time tho beets enter" the factory until the sugar is in the sack occupies about fifteen' hours. A sample of the output of this fac- tory sent to Ottawa where it was tested and found, to; bt1'99.7 per cant pure. Nearly all of tho sugar manufac- tured at the is marketed in Alberta. The demand of course, if? much in excess of the supply. With- in the last few months the company has imported Ibs. of raw sugar, the highest grade, from Ger- many. This is treated to exactly the samo process as the beet juice. The riit WSp rrwiV-crj tTi raw sugar was detected and thu flaw corrected. The labor question is a serious one_. in connection with the sugar indus- try as it is difficult to get sufficient labor to harvest the crop. However, although the farmers are making money easier out of wheat they see iu raising beet? an opportunity to give their children work. Boys and girls can earn from to per day in the beet field. On a ten acre patch results figure jut something like this: Yield should go 15 tons per acre, which at per ton brings Expense in cultivating, and. harvest ing, ?30 per A. 300.00 NET PROFIT, resulting.. 1450.00 while all tho work was done by the family. Xcxt year the company expects to COMEDY OF TWO SULTANS i t. i -i ui I PmJoeted Sale of Two Hundred Wives ted to have considerable money in spocuiation and ho .is said i in Imperial Harem i to have interested himself in a local manufwcturirig establishment through j London, Nov. A droll LUMP SALT for CATTLE Any quantity. Prices right. Highest cash prices paid for HIDES AND FURS A. CARRUTHERS CO. LTD. FORD STREET, NEAR THE MILLS P.O. Box 60S Pfconc 260 report the acquisition of stock in the, bus- iness. FAIL TO ROUND UP BiSON. Missoxila, Mont., Nov. ISM attended the efforts on the Flat-, rtoad reservation at Ravelli to round ip the 250 bison purchased by the 'Canadian Government, for tho Na- tional park in Albortn. The corral Droved too large for successful load- ng on cara. Cold weather and the dangers cf shipment will now sus- pend any further attempt. willing to fall in with tho wishes of: immense value, b? cause Aziz his brother. It must not for a mo- ment be supposed that, in his com- pliant attitude, Abdul Aziz wishes to pease Mulai Hafid: he would iaa reached Oisa Blancn from the correspondent of the Daily Tolfgraphr stating that Mulai Hand hns manifested.a desire to enter into possession of the harem of Abdul Az- iz. Tt should be noted that in Moslem States the haivm is regarded as a mark of soverignty- rather than as private and personal property of Sultan- Still more comical, however, is the assertion of persons who enjoy the friendship of Abdul namely, thrtt the ex-SuiUn is quite willing to make the concession for financial rather than for friendly rea- sons. For it must be confessed, with the modest resources now at his disposal, Abdul Aziz finds it a very difficult matter to maintain the largo number oi womrn wnn xuriVi tho Sultanic harom. Ho hns, indood, alroady boen thinking of soiling a largo number of the fair who were sent to him by a French Jo.w of Tangier, who enjoyed the title Provider by Sheerofian Warrant, to the Imperial Harem. These Circas- sians are women oi great beauty and was a better connoisseur of that class of than he of pianos and motor-cars. If Mulai Hand should desire to pos- sess the imperial harem, Abctul Aziz, j it is understood, would gladly hand it over to him, the transaction being, of course, conducted on a cash basis, an-1 it is even stated that- a bargain is now being struck. At thr jjrionicyi niors th.2.n two hundred women arc lodged in a hoase at Blanca belonging to the Government, also their imperial master resides. They would all, with the exception of about a ROOT NOT WITH T AFT Taft Understands He Would Not Ac- cept Hot Springs. Va.. Nov. Presi- dent-elect Taft, so some of his friends say, is satisfied that EHhu Root will not accept a place in his Mr. Root himself has told several persons that he will not take a Cab- tr rm- dozon favorites Abdul Aziz, be packed off to Fez in the event of no gotiatimis being successfully con- cluded. inet. Tvlncii u stances. Mr. Taft, it is understood, has in- 'iicatod that if he must lose Mr. Root as an adviser he would welcome his in the Senntfi. At the siuio it is said that Mr. Taft will ad- here to his policy of non-interference in New York as a< in other State ;