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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 25, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume IV. Lethbridgc, Alberta, Saturday, November Number 292 [DEFENDS THE MINERS OF FERNIE Editor of Paper Addresses Letter to" Dr. War- nock METHODISTS IN SZECHUANTCOINCE Missionaries Are Walled Up in Cheng Folks are Anxious Toronto, Onl., N'ov. T. 1'JilgL'i-ton Hliore, .secretary of the missionary ilepaL'tineiil of tho Methodist church, cabled in Shans- iai, China, today, .slating that funds were tin the way and asking if any word had been received from tlie nlrie- TLJC IAI lmi rimiilii's Ihih AC i UAL r AC Cheng Tu. This, province is about two thousnml miles from Shanghai Rogers' Premature An- nouncement Caused Lot of Trouble ie, Xuv. editor of tins iners' organ here, the District Led- ger, has addressed the following .ter lo Mr. Wuriiuuk, ALP.: Kisniie, B. C.. Nov. 21, J9J1. Dear to press not- es we see thai you huvu put iu j .iu'; of questions lo he asKed re- j gjirding tliu recent ilitsliiiharices in Kern i and :AS the prohaliihLies aru ihut (he reports you have obtained i'eluthc to this '.subject may have and in the interior. MANY SALES LOCAL REAL ESTATE THE MEMORIAL AGAINST THE DECREE Committee of Protestant Churches Preparing Campaign estate la movins briskly In the city at the present time, and, al- though there Is nothing In the nature of a boom, there Is an indication of a foundation for a magnificent are pending while sinallc Several large deals incuniliiMit us as reprusenLiug Ahc mini; wocKurs throughout District 18 to suits the case cxi.cl.ly as we real estate agencies. During the past know it to liiivc eiisted. week the Skeith agency has disposed From April 1st to Octobur 31st Uiu 3li lots in East L.vnne, 36 in Horn- HAVE A TEST CASE Want to Have the Privy Council Decide Legal Issue Toronto, Nov. us unite as one man against any power seeks invade our wholesome marriage aws, to interfere with the sacred status obtained thereunder, and to breed strife and misery where holi- jncss and happiness should reign." So closes the memorial- prepared hy a comintttee to deal with the Xc Tem- cre decree, and after submission to committee of religions denominations, has been approved and adopted. The memorandum which will he sent to all editors in Canada, asks that it he declared when such marriage exists it can only be impeached under WESLEY COLLEGE APPEALING CASE Heads of College Con- tinue to Fight With Prof. Workman '.Montreal, Nov. c. Smith, v.C., acting on behalf of the defend- ints in tlic Workman case, pester- lay afternoon entered an Inscription n appeal from fho ruling rendered in lie superior court hy Mr-. Justice and cond-emning the Wesley Velr 1'heological College to jjay (bun gcs to Dr. Workman. Bonds cover- ng.the findings of tho lower court as veil as costs will he deposited with the clerk or the court by agents' of ihe ,11) pi i cants today. The appellants whilst not entering1 into particulars, take exception to the judgment both on points of law and on facts. Tho hearing of the appeal will most likely lake place during the terms of tne court which opens on January liith. TWO SALES NOT MAKE AN AGENT Judge Winters Quashes Conviction in Wooley Case enacted being transacted daily by thfe varlo rpal Hie Dominion of Canada. "That if 'here be any ma tier of doubt or fines- tion of law to be solved, a case rai quietness and respect for and i" Victoria Park, 4 on der shown by those out bn. strike was j Str8et- I" Parkclale, 2.on Gth avenue u to everybody, more uspcc-jand -5 acreK ot Victoria Park, ially so when it is takun into cuiisUl-i is silllply the statement of one the cosmonolltait character estaie showing, that the Ulna; involved. We may say that cv-1 Ulat !lDC ls' try coal roBIo.i of Europe has Us fluotu oi' riiprestnuiUvus, and in ailili-: js -Decrf .1 t lion Iherelo a large element from caufie thL'property I isouihurn Europe were employed lierotto sell freely as laborers, such as Italians, Monte- negrins, Roumanians and oilier na- tives' 'oi noii-coal-pr.o'ducing cumitries. The that occurred were exceedingly trifling and have been Hifoughout: even when it was deemed necessary to read the Kiot Act. AVhen the report was telegraphed throughout the length and breadth of the iand that the Hon. Hobt Rogers Iiad settled the strike men came from widespread parts only to ascertain ihe news was premature. This, ing all such questions be prepared by the government and submitted at onco for thy opinion of tbe privy !H. J. H. SKEITHV A CANDIDATE was natural, had a tendency lo ere- a of" re.senteijiont. iMore- over, then; was not a single piece of property belonging to the coal com- pany destroyed or in any way injur- ed. A few panes of glass were brok- en in the house occupied hy tho Mart family, who had received rations from ihe mine workers' organization until 31st. October, and then went t.o work. Four negroes who bad-been given per- mission by the local magistrate to carry lire-arms were also booted and PROGRESSIVE YOUNG MAN WILL SEEK ALOERMANIC HONORS NEXT MONTH IN MONEY, OR PROMISES Calgary, Nov. the fjrst few days in the campaign to raise an ad- al quarter of a million for Cnl- one hundred and __jen thousand dollars were raised. The university authorities ara posi- tive they will raise n quarter of a million in less week. NORTHERN LANDS IMMENSELY RICH Toronto. Out., Nov. Kennedy, one of the best known pros- ..Iln" jpcctors in Canada, who has just rc- iinic.j turned from tin: northern wilds, says, i INTERFERED WITH OCEAN Steamer Complains of the Conduct of War Vessels Algiers, Nov. Austrian fne stenmer "Martha Washington, for New York from Trieste, called here today' arid reported that welve 'her up Novem- ber 20'Mi between Caphnlonia and Kute. These vessels it is declared tired on the Martha Washington, several of the shells'-frilling.'near the ship. The captain signalled the war- ships demanding: a free passage. A cruiser steamed around her exam In fne' the Mart hia .Washington closelj Then the "squadron, the nationality o which it was impossible to ascertain disappeared in the tiarkness. CHURCH INTERESTED Settlement of Action of Interest to South Country The sequel to tho case against Orson A. Wooley, or Magrath. who last spring was fined J25 and costs for selling real estate in the town ot Magrath without a license as requir- ed by >the -town's was the hear- ing of an appeal.from the conviction of Inspector West before Judire Win- tor in the district court yesterday. The case hag attracted a 1arse amount of attention throughout that coun- try, as it had resolved itself into a case of whether the, church had a right to sell real estate without a 11- CASHIER HAS DISAPPEARED Funds are All Right and His Friends are Alarmed Fargo, N. Nov. 35. Police of- ficials throughout tho Northwest iavc heon notified ol the disappear- ance of A. A. liniton, cashier of the 'ii-st National Uank of N'orlh Dakota, who .left his home ast Monday and was last seen In 'argo. An examination of th airs of the bank show.s everything to CURRICULUM HAS BEEN REVISED Civic and Agriculture will be Given Place Now in first-class shape, and LJruton's ricnils are sure thai In; has been the -ictim of foul play. EIGHT-YEAR COURSE cense or not. Fred H. Turner was named the respondent in -the case, although it "had really been taken up by the town f Magrath. Judge Winter refused to put appellant on hia defence for several reasons, viz.: 1. Conviction was bail on its race being multifaridus and uncertain. Two sales only did not amount to dealing as a real estate agent. 3. NO evidence that appellant had CHINKS HADTO LEAVE THE SCHOOL San Francisco, Nov. hun- dred and fifty Chinese, whose .means of education and support was recent- ly cut off by the Manchus. will their college careers in America d return to China on the liner Per- sia on November 29. Forty-five stud- ents are from California schools and the others from eastern institutions- The collegians, it is reported, will take an active hand in the revolution- ary movement. BAD FIRE AT BIRMINGHAM Birmingham. Ala.. .Nov. which started at midnight In the Rob- erts ami Son printing plant, _.-------- C1L0 umi oult pi-iniing piant, spread not a licens_e.at time of.Bald two sales, ,lo othcr umidlnys and were damaged The conviction- was nuashod costs, L. M. Johnston for tho appellant and J. H. Palmer for the respondent. nomiee Ms candidature for a 1 derma honors He this morning Cohall will be.noUl. he had definitely, made, up Ins wild ot to al'iovv his name to ge before tlie electors as a large number of rate- payers hare repeatedly expressed their wish that he should represent them ou the council. Mr. SUeitb is one of the best known business men in the city, and besides beins a successful bnsines sman, .Northern Ontario and Quebec come to light." Ho states that just be- low James Bay he had found a great quantity of gold, the, sandy' soil mak- ing ihe showing all the morn prom- Isiiig. Kennedy says that expeditions arc now being formed in York He was for jeered at thev came oil Acting the city some time secretary of tbe Board of lis jTradu, and since retiring from that position he has held important posi- tions on thp. Board of Trade council. There has been a cry for young and progressive men in the council, and train, one of them discharging hi volvtir, which fortunately did no dam- age. Another individual, named Potter, vim had received consideration at the bunds of the organisation, followed Mr. Skeith is assured a hearty sun ,thi; itfnmple of tbe Barrs. I port from those who wish a progres- Wheii the Riot Act was rend one of the younger men who have a1-! and Boston to mvrstiage (he mineral ways taken an active part in nf- lvalues of Baffin Land, so confident arc, the capiialhls in tbe future of ihe northern lands. four policemen uf the city force were quite sufficient: to prevent any congestion of traffic, and although there was large crowd of people gathered gother tiie spirit prevailing was more of ciiriosity-niongering, attracted, as vsiiftl at a time when idleness pre- vails, to see whnt was going on. The of the Hiot Act way treated more a-s a farcial joke. Willi tlm exception of tlie above in- tident and tbe occasional throwing of suou hall.s when tbe police escort of j over forty men were accompanying fivfi who bad been to work, there rnally no disturbance. The above a plain sintement of fflrts of wbjcb you may rr.tiku any use you seo'flt and make known the Bamf! and position of the writer. Yours truly, TUB DISTRICT LEDGER, Per J. W. Bennett, Manager. (Copies sent to Hobt. Uog- ers, Minister of Interior Hon. T. W. Crothcrs, Minister of Labor; A. S. Doorteyc, Esq., representative for East Kootenay.) sivc council during the coming year The rumor that the North Ward nominees for tho council wure can- ,t vassing against each other Is positlve- (o'_ily ant] officially denied. They are working in harmony. VANCOUVER'S LOSS EDMONTON'S GAIN PIRATES LOOT A BRITISH STEAMER Hong Kong, Nov. a des- perate fight with the crew in which chief o nicer II. 13. Nicholson, an Eng- lishman, wag killed, Chinese pirates 'cn'ptured and looted the Ttritlsh s-teamahip Shannon -near Kongmoon, according to a message received hero today. Tbfl pirntefl brutnlly mis- handled every one aboard, lopping the legs from two Chinese priRnnors Ions action Immediately. OLIVER IS AFTER INFORMATION Vancouver, B. C.. Nov. fully, hut nevertheless inevitably the people of cent nil British Columbia arc now turning away from the mar- kets of Vancouver lo those of cities least of the Rocky Mountains. Tills, i al; least, is the view of William Blair, one of the leading merchants of northern interior, who is at pres- ent, in the city, placing, what be unys, will be his last Vancouver or- der for merchandise, one hundred lars. Blair is probably the best liiiown merchant in tbe north coun- try, owning six .stores from Parker- ville to Kraser.' Lake. His headquar- ters arc at Kort George. According lo Blair the completion Of tlie Grand Trunk Pacific to Cache this j winter and tcsultant opening of the j water navigation route on the upper Frasei to Fort, Oeorgn, will place Edmonton in tbe position of ti me- tropolis tn central British Columbia. ARISTOCRATS GO TO MARTYR'S CELL London, Nov. Constanct. Littleton and Lady Sybil Smith 'tooth' prominent in the suffragette movement were sentenced to a fort- night 'and a week respectively in jail at Bow Sheet police court today for smashing windows during tbe demon- btration on Tuesday night. Mrs. Harry Leigh, who bad been seven times previously convicted and whom iiie jujliro described as a most troublesome suffragette, was sentenc- ed to two months in jail, anri if she were again convicted she would ho sen 1 enced to ha rd labor. The re- maining ]30 cases wore held over to next Monday. MAY ORDER A- GENERAL STRIKE Chicago. Nov. thousand shopmen representing five different crafts' and all employed by the Rock Island railroad, were today prepared to quit work and walk out, on strive at the word of International of their unions. President V. N, JMndgo, of the railway, yesterday re- Fused any con cessions In tbe wai' of an Increase in wages and wor.MnK conditions At n conference with n com- mittee of tho International union olfl-" clala. This It wan thought would he the final word of tho railroad officials. McBRIDE EXULTS OVER BIG VICTORY Now Westminster, Ii. C., Nov. Premier McBride has made his jour- ney from N'ew York in time to at- to the extent of The Ma- jestic theatre building; was burnlnc fiercely at one o'clock" RORLIN RETURNS WITH PROMISES WILL GET CONSIDERA- TION WITH OTHER WEST- ERN PROVINCES Winnipeg, Nov. Roblln tend Ibe fifth annual provincial Con-' returned today from the east whero servative convention which opcnsed be conferred with Premier Bordon hcrc today with over three hundred garding the .extension of Manitoba delegates in attendance from all parts I'onndaries. He said that the pro via. ;hc cl'nnSc Ifi tentative. At. the of the province. He was given a cinl Kovernmeut had got all 'em of.JJlS other changes may be ef- rousing reception. He congratulated tllc Manitoba "oh Apartment, who will the convention and associations upon a.baolute. wKh the S'lided thc Result of Work of Provin- cial Special Com- mittee Edmonton, Nov. of work of the committee on the pro- gram of studies of Alberta schools were announced by the deputy minis- ter of education Friday. It involves a sweeping change in the system of standards in vogue up to the present time, which, together with the chan- ges in tbe school curriculum, will be irought into effect throughout province on January 1st. By the new grade system, the work will bo divided into twelve grades, ami in each of them there will a of study requiring 12 months. There vill bu eight grades in UIG public and four in the high school. Iu the new curriculum "civics" will have an important place. This, ppsr sibly, is the most, important innova- tion to be embodied in the new courw of study. Another important departure will be tin' teaching nf agriculture upon; a new and more comprehensive plan. This subject will he then led up to in tbe nature study course. The'fun- damentals ;for the course will be "ac-' quired in tbe elementary grades, by nature study, which study develops on the one side into the subjects of ge0- firaphy. on thc one hand and agricul- ture on tbe There will be a two year course in agriculture in the public schools and a eo'irstj in the high, schools. The new curriculum is based upon (he report of thc committee selected over a year ago to draw up a report on the desired changes. It will not be enforced universally at_ first. In tbe rural schools, especially, the adoption of certain of the features will 'iji! optional, though the grades system will he made general. The change IK tentative. At. thc the convention and associations upon the recent triumph, and referred to the recent conferences with Borden. ;-Ie said he was fully assured of sat- _ sfactory arrangements of the mat- _ aistcr provinces 0E Saskatchewan and Alberta. Tho question of natural re- sources he said would come up later it being Premier Borden's policy iers now wiliting anttieinent hotwcuu .he province the Dominion. SUN SEN OUTLINES CHINA'S NEW POLICY 'Paris, Nov. Sun Yat Sen utlincd the future regime in China o a correspondent during his stay in' being given consideration on their ap- plication for their natural resources Manitoba shall be considered on ex- actly the same foo'jng. That wan certainly as much as. his government could -expect, added the premier, HP had nothing to say on the report from Toronto that pntnrlo was to set ac- cess to a part of Hudson Bay through friendly arrangement with Afani- toba. HONOR FOR MR- McBURNEY Quebec, Nov. McBiir- According to this journalist, B.A., of Lachute, has elected said that although it could be a.nn associate member of the Prpteat- rderal republic and essentially commission of public Instruction rn, caru would be taken not ouch thft ancient traditions of hjna. The Chinese republic would thrown open to foreign commerce, Ihe first act of tbe new government will he to .suppress all limitations on commercial relations with the ont-j side world. In rutiirn tho republic in- j tends (bo consideration of fresh facil- itirs wanted for international com- IlsRlf thc right to to replace Judge Weir resigned. Old JUSTICE GRA'NTHAM IS ILL London, Nov. Justice Gran- tham, who lately visited Canada, is seriously ill. during the coming year..Copies of the curriculum arc 'being printed for clistribiition to all sohook In the pro- vince. THE WAR MINISTERS KICK London, Nov. makisra here, who have noticed Col. Sam Hughes' complaint reeardiny Imported swords for Canadian military of German make, Bay the Canadian EPvernment ought have written to the war office for the names of supplying -the British army. Undoubt- edly a large number of swords going ;o Canada are foreign made and. sheapcr than English made though small and uncertain. OPPOSED LENGTHENING TERM Toronto, Nov. council of tho Ontario college of Pharmacy de- cided yesterday against adopting (.he PETITION DISMISSED Quebec, Nov. contented election erase of Price vs Power WHI called this morning for hearing- when he attorney for Mr. Price' rte- ited candidate in the recent fed- H election in Quebec West, declar- ed that he had no proof to offpr the return of IVfr. Power. -iboral candidate, and contesrta- Ion was accordingly rlUmlBiiod. TO HOLD ANNUAL MEETING ClareBholm, Nov. annia nceting of the Claresholm igricnVMiraJ society will held In hi; council ball, Clnrcsholni, lesiday, December fith, for tbo ion_of ofHcerH, rcreiylng reports for be iWl A FAMOUS GERMAN AUTHOR PASSES AWAY Munich. Bavaria. JVpv. Ottawft, N'ov. Ihc. list m hfllm the woll known German notice for Monday next appears an ?mllof- hprc Hc of (bo minislrv by Hon. in .1M' i and studied a? the Unfverilfv nf I as to what wcrf, and Munbnr. .nd ilMrlct priitorft-i mi MM pri-uncr .iltorncy-Bt-ncr.il nt of the Nord Ivoutscl.o, itoi.a us ii conclilion ol the extension Mm snml.oflicliil nowspupnr o( Ilir nf ilnil pnivlncr, of ihn (iorninn Rornrnmcnt. lie ro. which Ihoy have announced to HIB llrcd from nnwspnpnr work in oidef to Wusl, Philadelphia. Judge Hrcgy ndcd strongly against tha in- troduction ol Uio "UawiiUct AMYOT TO BE ELEVATED 1 killed Nov- nunor that E' of this City, is TO noaisea tate Hon p Ganwau I. iln council Uyr ty, would take tho place vacated hy Mr. Lrtallier. lately appointed judie, Is stated today to be well and sn offlolal announcement of fact will be without ;