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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 26, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta 9 Herald LETHBR1DGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 1909. NO. 294. IAVY WILL BE BUILT IN Time To Establish Shipbuilding Industry pttawa, Nov. cruisers and .troyers for the Canadian navy will built if arrangements now pending be carried to a conclusion. H understood that the government strongly that the time IIAS rorr-e the establishment of ship build- industries in the IVjmia'on and t the opportunity has come with- the direction of the government to ce orders for a considerable iMiin- of important vessels. N.vpotia- ns were going to be opened be- FRANCHISE OPPOSED; COMMISSION FAVORED Expression Of Opinion On Municipal Matters At the Public Meeting Last Night The Labor Hall was packed last I lowed. He stated that he would night, when the aspiring candidate! (strive to be worthy of the honor of for municipal honors were given an' the position if elected, and would at- opportunity. of publicly presenting tempt to devote the proper amount presenting their views on the issues of time to its duties. of the day. The mayor and aldermen He believed in patronizing home in- were invited to be present at the dustries as largely as possible, but meeting, but only Aldermen King and llutton were present. S. W. Tuck- not in fattening them. It was the privilege of the people to criticize well filled the chair, and in opening j should not be called kickers the meeting stated the purpose of its i if they did not agree with all. that calling to talk over the matters ofj was LIBERALS TAKE TWO OUT; OF THREE Halifax, N. S-, Nov. In the greatest political fights In Nova Scotia, the Hon. A. K. MacLean Attorney General was elected by 505 majority over J. W. Margeson, Conservative, in the bye-election in Lunenburg county yesterday. The major- ity was one of the largest ever rolled up in the county. J. H. Livingston, Liberal, in Cumber- land, also won a handsome vic- tory in a three cornered fight defeating T. S. Rogers, Conser- vative by over 300 majority. Landry, labor candidate, lost his deposit. Albert Parsons, Conservative, elected by 27 majority over W. M. Christie in Hants county, holding the seat held by the late C. S. Wil- HOUSE OF LORDS MAY YET RECEDE STRENGTH OF Speeches By Lords Rosebery, Cromer and Balf our Have a Very Strong Effect First Of the Session Take Place London, Nov. Although this was the fourth day of the budget "de- cox, leader of the Opposition." bate, and while the absence, owing to In Victoria county, A. Buchanan, Liberal, was elected by accla mation, thus leaving the stand- ing of the parties in the house as before, although the person- nel of the government side has been strengthened while the Op- position is without a leader. franchises and other municipal ques- tions before the people. Aid. King Speaks He first called on Aid. King to ad- A good many questions the Canadian government r-nd dregg meeti King stated lumber of shipbuilding firms k-r establishment of one or -.tore mo- n and thoroughly equipped Iding yards in Canada and tneie the people of the city owed a debt of gratitude to the Trades and Labor, Council lor taking up munici- affairs in this way. They had were put to Mr. Boulton at the ooh- elusion of -his address. As regards j water rates reduction he thought that something could be done in this con- nection, or if the waterworks system was not paying for itself, new blood should go into the management. In Favor of Monthly Reports touch indication that an aimbiuioe- j laid down a platform he had been ttt will be made within a sh'-r that a shipyard is to be (pea- Qualified authorities stab that Ire is no reason cruisers aod troyers cannot :K iuf'-aiada to the British Admiralty The cost nf the first resc-us ;ht be slightly Beater than it Id be if the orders were D to red h British yards, but r.ie g-n-ecn- -feels that 'the eveata-il benent trying to advocate right along, but be had been turned down. Although much good had been accomplished and great progress made in the past year the record of the council would not stand the limelight in its entirety. by a particular few ffor their friends, and when improvements were asked for to be told that there was no ap- the country which would result i propriation. It was the officials that m the establishment of the ship- fity.not the aldermen. Iding industry- He had much to say regarding the elec- ge scale is amp'le jasU-lcation for j trie light plant of the city and could increase in sels. cost of the first naval j no adequate reason why it gone six thousand last vear. had dollars in debt FELL OFF A TRAIN He was in favor of monthly re- j ports from the different departments, and thought they should be published so that the people could see what was being done with their money. In connection with the health question the big trouble, he said, was in .not j Michel.Nov. Getz, a com- mercial traveller had a narrow es- cape here today. He was coming to Michel on train 213 westbound and when the train neared Michel he pot out on the platform. As the tiain rounded a sharp curve he lost his balance and fell ofL the .train, receiv- ing some nasty scalp wounds and other injuries, but is doing nicely. indisposition of Lord Curzon who was to have continued the attack detract- ed from t-he popular interest but there was little falling off in attend- ance. The benches were crowded ag- ain. Members of the House of Commons were gathered about the throne and diplomatic and other distinguished persons filled, the galleries. The ex- tension of the time for debate will give opportunity for more of the Lords to be heard, and many speeches will be made. Lord Revelstoke. who has been a member of the second chamber for twelve years, made his first speech in the House of Lords this week. Lord Asheburne Spoke Lord Asheburne, who has been a member of several unionist cabinets, took Curzon's place in opening the Free Trader Lord Baifour, of Burleigh, a Union ist Free Trader, member of the for Ottawa, Nov. Geo. P. mer Unionist Cabinet, after attack j Graham rilled the role of official ex- ing t-he budget, admitted that while cautioner in the House today and two the Lords had never in so many, public bills introduced by A. E. Lan- words surrendered their right of in-: caster and W. B. Northrup were guil- terference, it had been established lotined. The decapitation, however, that the House of Commons was su-; was not brought about until after preme in matters of finance. strenuous protests had been made, If you win a victory it will only: and two divisions were forced, the be a temporary one. If you lose you have prejudiced your position, power and usefulness as the House of Lords'1 first'of the session. There were two straight party votes and in the first encounter the government had a That was the argument against Lord; majority of Bi, which was increased Lansdowne's amendment by Lord Bur leigh. After such speeches by Lords bery, Cromer and Baifour, some be- lieve that the Lords may recede. to 47 an hour later when division bells reechoed through the lob- bies cutting down of the nor- mal Liberal majority to 34 was hailed with much joy by the Op- The Bishop of Hereford position, but Government supporters the budget in the name of the multi- had their turn later, when the figures tudious poor. Six thousand people soared up to 47. took part in the great pro-budget de- Level Crossing Bill monstration tonight. enforcing the by-law which the city already bad. Concerning the proposed subway he The train crew knew the Debate so that while many were dis- Aecor.AT.ON accident and the train proceeded on appointed at the failure of the Vice- POULTRY ASSOCIATION est place for its construction. He favored the government by com- j mission scheme. He would have these __ officers elected by the people. T He thought it wise to acquire' the j proposed park site while the city was i in a position to do so, especially roy'of India to speak, the visitors] heard an orator almost equally not- able. Lord" Asheburne contended there was no authority in legislative his- ______ _ tory that gave the right of the lords I was" certainly'a lucky "es-jto. act according to their discretion its journey as though, nothing bad happened. The injured man liaj his wounds dressed by the doctor at .Mi- was-in favor of putting it on West-! fid am} thg hospital he minster Road, as that was the easi- L fot cape. ELECTED OFFICERS The annual meeting of the Poultry (RCE OF' WATER HALF CONQUERED The same objections held in the waf when they didn't have to pay for it terworks system., .where the at once. MAGRATH ON -IMPORTANT COMMITTEE Ottawa; Nov. Sir Wilfrid I rejecting or accepting the budget. This year's budget by variety of bills j sought for the first time in the j history of budgets to. go far beyond last night in the Maple Leaf Renovat- ing Co. shop on Crabb St. There were present, D. J. Whitney, president; Sam Jones. L. B. Losey, D. Losey. Wm. Carter, Jas. Benton; J. E. 3. J. Cook and Pete Ashcroft. The two bills on which the tests of strength were made are old timers. The first was Mr." Lancaster's leveK crossing bill, which was taken up al- ter two other measures that indefatigable inventor of amend- ments to. the railway act'were sent to their standing committee. Mr. Lancaster's bill in effect proposed to enact that where in existence prior to the passing.-of .the Railway Act municipalities shall not The minutes of the last annual meet- be .required to make any contribution ing were approved. the "scope of meeting the annual ex-j The financialr.statemerit was read penditures, he said. He declared the j and government had performed an _ O received. showing a bal- of three hundred and ten dol- fifty cents treasury to Laurier in the Commons today stitutional act in acting on the bud- Of the association. ation" controlled the situation and Opposed to Street Railway Franchise announced that the special com- j get measure for taxing undeveloped the people had to pay for it. The' In answ-er as to how .he stood on'" bgress is Being Made In ontrolling Flood At lac Du Bennett city could not.afford to make gentle- men of leisure out of its .officials. City's Money For Advertising The mayor, who wanted a franchise for a street railway, had advertised in a London paper for capital, at.the expense of the city. This money could not be paid, and if the city did not have the order rescinded he would take the matter to the lieutenant- governor. It was not right to grant j a franchise worth money to a com- c Du Bonnett Man., Nov. 26.-! was worth money ,to j SS3E ta weigW loir-t. vould opposing wall of the power house sec a was v i boiling down through the build-! Contracts Not Justly Awarded to rush through the flume of the He was dissatisfied with the way and through'in which the city's. con tracts had been ____door at the north east end'awarded. The aldermen had had no the power house, but it is half con- voice in .letting contracts, they were the street railway franchise he decidedly opposed to granting it to a 'v private corporation. There were too many loopholes in the franchise, of 1 which the corporation could take an i unfair advantage of the city. (Continued on Page Five.) mittee of the House to deal with the question of proportion- al representation would be con- stituted as follows: Hon. W. L. MacKenzie King, chairman; F. D. Monk. C. A. Magrath. Martin Burrell, C. A. Wilson, of Laval, G. W. Kyte and J. P. Turcotte. erywhere. Consuls, had dropped, T-ri- ces had fallen and untold millions of capital had been driven abroad. Of what use, he asked, was the House of Lords if, when the time for acting came, it could not act. PREMIER McBRIDE MAKES A CLEAN SWEEP In C. Election-Opposition Practically Annihilated-Ross Wins In Fernie-Vancouver and Victoria Send Solid Delegations jaining main Victoria, Nov. By cne of the humor prevailing on both sides, both greatest landslides in the oolivlcal during and after the fight. history of the Province oiBniishj The temperance and liquor men were Columbia the government v.f Hon.! very busy and Dr. McGuire at the post i helium gathering referred rather red and its volume and force have banded over to the officials. If thejRicbard McBride was returned toSay warmly to the allegedly prominent tlv abated? All yesterday and aldermen were. hot to manage the af- and an enthusiastic eadorsatioa of part which the latter had taken in da the men. under "the sup ervi-, fairs of the city he wanted to know railroad policy, .'under whdch a c en- j trying to defeat him. He said they The election of officers for the land. He added that evidence of the j ensuing year was then taken up and unrest caused by the budget was cv- resulted as follows: Ashcroft. Vice Benton. Secretary Losey. Assist. Benton. D. J. and Pete Tht, following we-v elect- directors: Messrs D. J. VVhit'jey, P. Clarke, Sam -Jones. K. J. Cook, vVm Carter, D. Losey, V'm O. Button, Jno. Gr.ili.vn, W A. Hamilton, Walter Appleby, A. Lead- t" :Uet and Pete? Jon: D. J. Whitney, the retiring p; esi- dent made a few brief remarks on the progress of the association since its organization some five years -...go. The number of members and exhibits, are on the increase each year of the show, the association having grown to be an important event in this city and province, having kept pace with what they were elected for. j tract was made with the nauian j would hear from him later. eenthe flume and reservoir. today the men n of Manager Phillips, Donald C. ss and C R. Ross have He had been assured that the fair sine the controlling gate be- wage clalise have been insert- from Yellow Head Pass at the east-{ Fernie, B. C., Nov. elec- j the chances are when all returns are ed in one contract, but it had not j era border of the province, along thejtion in this district fought- here to- in Cowley the Conservative will be Railway to build .1 Eoss Has Big Majority for political honors and the probable finance minister of the new govern- ment, led the poll with Hon. W. J. Bowser and the others of the ticket within a few hundred of him. The leading Liberal was several hundred lowest Conservative. j Chilliwack, which had been iir.al for years to Charles W. Monroe, in I polling a heavy vote for him, but been done in spite of the council's ar- Fraser river to Vancouver via Kam-' day was the hottest that has been elected. VEL METHOD OF JUDGING GUILT rangement. He made some grave accusations against some of the aldermen and loops, connecting by car ferry to fought. The weather was iavorable j J. H. Hawthornthwaite, the Social Victoria, -and extending -thence to an and by far the largest vote was cast, list, is a winner in Nanaimo, and two the development of the country. NINETEEN YEAR OLD GIRL TWICE DIVORCED Wanted to Marry a Third cense Was Refused Defiance, Ohio, Nov. much publicity spoiled for the present, the plans for the third marriage of Mrs. Bessie Speck Williams Larcum, aged ID. an intended Thanksgiving event. The girl was divorced on Monday in Probate Court from her second ocean terminal of Psychologist Will Be citv officials for selling goods to eleven o'clock when all but sis ,f the city as formerly in the Whole try of Psycho o_ distncts faad been heard lr.7m tnct. As far as reported the vote last night 32 Uonservatives, 3 Lioer-j stands r'isher, Lib., 408; Harrmg-i on Barclev Souui. I p Nearlv as manv votes were cast in -other Socialists w.ere elected up coun- i husband, Edward and an- inounced that she intended to be mar- k when all but sis .u j the city as formerly m the whole dis- try. tn whn The Summary ried at once to Benjamin Hall, who ibad been a boarder at her parents' towards the protection of- level cross- ings. This (Continued on Page MARKET BY-LAW IN THE COURT Validity Will Be Tested On Wah Hop Case-The Arguments There was a busy session at the police court this morning with the result of a big bunch of money for tne city coffers. Two keepers of gambling houses were fined twenty-five and twenty dollars apiece and nine players ten dollars apiece and costs. John Kelsey appeared before the magistrate on' a charge of -theft. The case was enlarged till next Tuesday. The liquor selling case of Arthur Lessard was further heard and "ad- journed till tomorrow In order to procure a witness from the Indian reserve. The first case of an infraction of the city market by-law was heard this' morning. The charge was against Wah Hop a market gardner for sell- ing produce in the city at places out- side the market place. Mr, Harris ap- peared for the defendant and stated that he wished this case to be a- test of the validity of the by-law. There were two reasons .in support of its invalidity namely it was an illegal re- straint of trade in the city and also Wash., Nov. He >secuting Attorney J. L. McMarray decided to fight fire with fire m attempt to bring Mrs. Martena) alsharg to the gallows by bringing; j phychologists. hypnotism and a id testing machine. This machine he invention of Dr. Hugo Munster- that a commission was needed for the city, but objected to a commission nominated by the present als and 2 Socialists had been return- j ton, ed. In Victoria the Premier and his 7SO to- uons., to summary of the returns up to 'I home a.ud had advanced the money T, r no ight was as the divorce proceeding. When Totc' 1'1'0' Plurallt? lor Hm ]ied t same court attempt to bring Mrs; council. He thought that the pro- posed mayor, three fellow Conservatives were elect- Aid. Adams, would five make a good one, and intended give him his support. Conservatives a ijcens'0 Was refused and he was "7- Comox, Cranbrook, Columbia, Delto. informed that, the formal decree of A warrant has been issued for the Dewdnev Fernie Greenwood, Grand divorce would be withheld while the court. looked into the circumstances. Aid. Kutton the world renowned physcologist upon it. McMurray and wty'Burmeister will rely to fix the I Aid. Hutton, m response to them-.. Esquimalt aod H. lit of murdering her husband upon I vitation to speak, stated that he was h b j go {ar XQ Wated by a skilled psychologist ana j The machine is' to were elected. The Opposition leader, j arrest of a man named Brady, who j porkS) Jslandsi Kamloops, Kas- j John Oliver, who ran for Delta, bis j is charged with impersonating today, j Lillooet, Nelson, Okaaagtin, his home, and Victoria, was defeated j McBride Elected Twice _ Revelstoke, Richmond, DUKES SKRiNK FROM PUBLICITY in both places. Only John Jardine i Victoria, Nov. Me- j skeena, Saanich, Similkameen, Chil-. _____ isists of a wheel on which prepared make aa address, and support Liberals what he had on these Brewster in j Bride won in two seats, the first in where he defeated Stuart Hen- SQ badly that hc lost his de_ In Revelstoke Hon. Thomas Taylor i posit, and the second in Victoria, castle. nted or written various words and, subjects he would be in a position'to Minister of Works was returned. In' where he led the poll and carried the ._- r-ltmc TbA 4- ATntlililV I _. __ i i liwack. Liberals Esqui- malt. Orders Issued to Tenants Not to Al- (OW visitors on Estates London. Nov. fierce tight Socialists Nanaimo, New- beats upon a throne" has been turned upon" the British Dukes since they have made themselves conspic- he vote, UOHS in opposing a budget which a word or written phrase shed before their eyes. To is E. A. Cunningham, ncrt called to j Vancouver, Nov. tel11 the. platform, stated that he believed I contributed its quota nt of guilt or helfar machine accurately registers the erval of time it takes for them to ;pond before speaking after the im- ;t of the word on the machine upon >ir mind. card for to ;.0 the that what Aid. King had just said j tjic Of the McBride Conserva- j rcement in the bcst of faith. In Van- was largely true, but he would lay Livo government and the railway po-j couver Harry Watson, a new aspirant the blame on the system rather than j licv city has once again re- i the men at the head of affairs. Behnson, Conservative, N., Davcy, Con- servative, R. McBride, Con., H. B. Thompson, Con., id make them pay taxes more in "iiiscrlfxiiiiixtcd is fiivor of persons. Those who raised the pro- duce in the city were allowed to sell outside the market while those who brought it in from outside were prohibited from doing so. The magistrate made a conviction with a line of three dollars and costs. The case will be appealed and come up at the supreme court sittings which opens on the fourteenth of next month. MASONS LISTENED TO SPLENDID LECTURE Last evening the Masons, of North Star Lodge No. 4 were at home to their members and the members of Lethbridge Lodge No. 39. Between turned a "solid five'1, the Hon. Mr. j IE WOULD LIMIT FAMILIES nnsylvania University Professor Ridicules Ex-President Roose- velt's Theory. Philadelphia. Nov. the mber of children and limit the im- to the United States, or Me there is a grave danger of the llpulation exceeding the available supply, is the advice of Scott fearing instructor in economics in YvTriS.rtcr. School of Finance, and the University of Pen- ylvania. Speaking before the He- ew Literary Society on the subject race suicide. Professor Nearing Bouliorr Candidate iiculed Ex-President Roosevelt's t theory of the advisability of big milics. dpolaring that the anti-race icicle sentiment was1 responsible for _ increased cost of Jiving expenses, peciive aldormcn lor nest yea Advocates Commission t Bowser (attorney A. B. Government in a city like this G. A. McGuiro, C. E. NEXT STANDING an elective council was a pure hum-idajj and j-j Walton, to swell the i TOMORROW bug. Straight commission was the j ranks of the party in the next house, j only proper way. The aldermen were! The details of the vote are not j Yesterday's voting in the business men and their own interests [quite clear yet but there arc a Herald's prize contest showed would naturally take precedence over sjv hundred between IN- lowest Con- j more active candidates, and to that light their Graces do always appear to advantage. For instance, it is observed that v_i seventy-five and one hundred Masons anst their wives were present: J. D. Higinbotham entertained the company with a most interesting and instruc- tive address on Rome. T? I Tib (TM- W K Hous the Dllke of Fife- husband of R. L. Drun, Hb.; K. ilous Edward.s eldpst daughter, has prom- ton, Liberal DJuer, Lib., a jn his village of Inver-j ANOTHER CHAPTER IN A. J. Morlcy, Ind., G. ;Ur1e. near his Scottish seats, that POLE CONTROVERSY Oliver, Sdc., 655. when he is in residence in Mar Lodge the villagers must turn out every lodg Local Option Carried ier or visitor, even their own rela- Grand Forks, B.C., Nov. tives. Moreover, he requires that the Icr, Conservative, was elected by of Local option plebiscite 30 to spare. -roads. These regulations are design- the city's. There was a lack of- con- and Mr Sonkh-r. the shifts the hitfi vote from Dis-' Nelson, Nov. result of to shield the Duke and his royal f> i s voting shows: Con., 570; friends from the of the common Crease, Lib., 226; Mathcson, tinuity of purpose in sysU-rfl.cst A striking sample that was shown hu1; their majority, in the policy in regard, to fire on is also not The Socialists polled trict No. 2 to District No. 1. Many have made a line start. So far, however, there are tion where the plans that had been j but is apparently favorable. scarcely enough active candi- made and found satisfactory by last t.liic sincular succros of the Hon. P. dates to rake up tho fifteen disregarded. The reflection was not jn KichmorJ. where he has busy no and catchup with i New York, Nov. chap- ter In the North Pole controversy be- gan today with the departure of the data and reports which Dr. Cook com piled in the Arctic for Denmark where they will be submitted to the Univer- sity of Copenhagen as proof of Dr. Cook's assertion that he reached the North Pole on April 21, 1908. Records were- taken abroad by Wal- ter Lonsdale, private secretary to the lo 475 Lord Lansdowne. recently issued an 4 -if to his in the cxP'orer, who sailed on the steamship shire village of Bdensor, near his 'seat! United States for Copenhagen. Mr. Vancouver, Nov. up to _ha.tsworth, forbidding them to Lonsdale said ho would keep the doc- w- Tlie Duke ot Devonshire, acting, it U9. A local option was understood. at the instigation of ken, the bylaw being rlc.feated masterful Duchess, a daughter of Latest Returns against the aldermen but against the J. !Vb Farris by about i the while- the contest system undor which they were work-i 050 ;o th-. of exultation I A Jin the Conservative ranks. The poll- a anate j inf, wss Oycepi.ionally largo and the J. W. Boulton, the -first of the pros- hall and its precincts wcro mass- .v. l-'cd wilh people-. The utmost Rood is in us inianrv. Next standing TTavc your name "livp nnrs. V 'V among the I ii a.m. t-oday confirm the election of 27 Conservatives, with in doubt, Albr-rni goes Liberal by or to provide lodgings for or to allow fowl to food in The Dnkc explained that uments under careful guard until wore in the. hands of Dr. Lorp, rectoi majority and Ks'quim'.t Liberal hV cards advertising tea or lodgings UocumenIs and repot 4> 58; Socialists elected candidates? :Which seems to be the sanio thing! words and wi in Nar.aimo ami Newcastle. idiiTerently statod. of the University of Copenhagen, report contains'at be probabj 1 voral weeks poing over them ;