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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 27, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta SPENCER NOMINATED THOUGH TWO TORY MEMBERS OBJECTED k_ Opposed to the Local Constit- .uency of Medicine Hat Being Open'ed for Bye-election MINISTER iS NAMED Million Dollars Is Provided for Seed Grain Ottawa, Ont., Nov. Robert Rogers, acting minister of the Interior, announced that an ordcr-in-council had been passed Betting aside to provide seed grain for the settlers in the crop failure districts of Southern Alberta and southern Saskatche- wan. Another order-in-council provides for the expendjtur-3 of provide for the imme- diate needs of; settlers in these districts. Rev.'.A. R. Aldridge is New Conservative -Candidate in Strafhcona (Special to the Medicine "Hat, Alta., Nov. 36._Ncl- Bon Spencer, M.L.A., was chosen this afternoon by Conservatives of Medi- cine Hat. Federal .Constituency, as candidate for the. Commons. Four j names were placed In nomination, ex- (AWcraan '.William N7elson I Jamieson, recent editor' oi the Times, all of this city, and Mayor B. Itott of Redcliif. (Ansley retired in favor of Spencer, at was early apparent that the meH- ing jfayoreii-'Spcncc'r as a candidate, but GOD. HoadleViiM.P.P., and T. II. Tweedic, JErVP., strenuously oppos- ed him, noli so much because they ob- jected -to his candidature, but be- cause they were opposed to opening 4he provincial- constituency, which{ they said'they would-be sure to losej when 'Spencer resigned. Both declar- ed that if Spencer .would forego nooi- ination for the'commons, no position in the- Provincial ..Gov.orument would lie too'-.good for when the Loo-, cirnDCC TCI I TUC CTADV got info power at Ed- ItLL IHt blt'Kl montori, hut would agree to, however, was a "postponement: of Shipments Out of the District Tributary to Lethbridge Are Very Large Ithe nomination, lie urged as a If it is true as the proverb says -tS'av out'of th'eidiflicuity. The cnn- that tire IIOB helps-lift.the farmers's vention, to accept mortgage, then' Southern Alberta iar- his and'the majority in- mers have called that quadruped into SOME OF GREAT BRITAIN'S BIG GUNS Finishing touches being arcilied; to an array of big naval guns for Britain's first line defence, ing trials upon the testing range alter which it returns shop to bo com pleted, tor installation The newly made weapon is submitted flr- In the barbettes of a battleship. Department of Education Gave Valuable Aid to School Districts SOLD ALL DEBENTURES "iS: jamiesoft. put Spencer' the' city, in the djsjiict centering .On the'riifa't delegates solid, .and had, Lethbridgc 800. cars; .oi hogs :piore of others. .1 aDout evenly in Jlwald.lias. ?fqr tie In fact, avoiding'a'b'j-Mleetibn [or the pro-.all stock sllibhieiits-except those oi vincial, .After', the nominating cattle are ahead .o'i. last .the convention had be'en iiu'session nearly following table will showi: four hours, Spence-r.-Tvas finally nom- j At the l morning- session, officers svcre elected, aslfollows: Honorary Sir Robert Bordeli and E. Michsner. C. E. Smyth, Medi- To NovM'gj 19H.A11 1913 'Cars Cars 1233 433 list- -1368: 485 Hogs Cattle Horses Sheep pine Hat. The total show 3420' cats' of 'all First D. Stacey, ''Classes ol live stock in .10 months-of lAcadia'.V 1014 as against 27.07Jn 1913. AVt-he Second 'Vice-President Samuel rate shipments have- dlir- .Cruicksliaht, Medicine; Hat. ing the first part .of t'hist'year, ,the Third J. Rogers, next two months should bring, the to- tal stock shipments out B. David- trict of which Lethbridgc is-the cen- ire up to cats..-What-.the value resolutions expressing of the animfls would be is'.hard to'the Empire, and confidence estimate, but puttiiig it at the -low In" and load- figure oi tho live stock ihip ofi'Michenerrwefe passed. industry ofi the year .has In the; evening- Geo.' Hoadley, T. brought .flip farmers .or as M. Tweedie, and; Spencer, addressed much as a wheat-.crop'of. rally-in" the Empress Theatre, bus-hcls. which .was advertised as a v- Whiib; Spencer's -nomination carried by convention, it- due to rural delegates, there being very strong opposition to his candidature in'this city. METHODIST '.MINISTER CAND1- DATE Edmonton, .Nov. ;26.W-Rev. A. R. .'Aldridgef minister, moral reformer and-politician, was selected as convention, the Conservative club rooms yesterday, afternoon. Two hundred and thirtjvsjx delegates wore present'-'from all parts'oi the riding. Six .names', were placsd in nomination, --Tiz., K.-Aldridge, W. J. Log- gie and: Wetaski- (Sea, Ponqka, and N. French and Russians in the city have C. Willton.'.anil-Jr.JrDuggan, South been imprisoned, and aro being har'sh- fly treated. -The opportunity is-being Mr, Buggan and Mr. seized by the Tiirltish 'soldiery, to first loot tllvir -houses.-' The -Italian Bm- Willspn'.received '87' votes, faassy in Jerusalem', hail :'askerl ...the Mr. Loggie 67. Italian Foreign office: to 'selid "'-war- 'Mr. Lpggie's'. name" .'was therefore ships to Jaffa, as-it, is" feared that droppiSii, and his supporters transfer- anti-Christian and, massaqres red their'votes "to Aldridge, who' may foilow. r was the second ballot by The Turkish authoiltles" showed re- 150 votes to" 86. The nomination was luctanco to repress.the made iioannnous." T 7 the consuls of neutral, countries .-in- i Rev. "A. R: who has held slsted that two. soldiers whp.Mootea a .Methodist charges'.at-various places Greek1, church, and FIB" the iirovince, inciudihg Wetaskiwin, priests, 'would b.o subjected to.punish- Fort Saskatchewan and North Ed-''meat: The soldlers.were accordingly apBeared in the poll- provincial I TURKEY PUTS BLAME ON LAUNCH'.HELMSMAN Washington, The Turkish conimandor of the forts at Smyrna lays art responsibility .'fbr the- upon the cruifler'-Tennessee'ft'' launch "to-theiindifference flf: the belmimaniof tho launtih.'-'.. who, it is Edmonton, Alta., Nov. -Since the outbreak of tha r, it has, almost, to dispose ot, school debentures or .municipal secur: ities in this province and elsewhere in Canada. A number of sch6c-l districts have been organized in ths province and- were unable. to proceed with the' organization -of a school reason of the fact that no money could be borrowed. A number of the sma'il villages were badly in need of further school 'accommoda- itlon; were- ready to build, hut unable to do so because of inability to horX 1 row. About fifty school districts had ask- ed the department of Education to. try and sell their bonds, and had .been- endeavoring themselves to effect .a sale. T.he minister of Education de- cided that an effort should be made to find a market for these securities, and despatched ilr. W. R. Alger, who is in charge of. the debenture branch of the department, to the United j States to endeavor to- dispose of the debentures. Mr. Alger has just re> turned, after having made what is; Commissioner Grace Followed Up Infonration and Secures Grant From Fund FOR OF tention of-- Commissmnjer Grace matter' 1 by W. ._ wi'iie ?ar> Ottawa during the last sessicn of Parliamant, Lethbridge's' city treasury will soon he credited'-With an amount otherwise might nevar have coine" possession of At the last Cession of Parliainent, a MK Avas passed, extending'for anoth- er'ijdriod of years the fund-created for' "the 'encouragement of the removal b'f level-crossings in Canada. ;By this act-the Hallway.Commission bnsniow- er'tb' give an- amount not exceeding 20 per-ceht.-bf the total cost Of the structure, subway, or high level brfdge erected to replace a level crossing. This sum is not to exceed S5000 in aiiy "instance: .When Mr. Grace was informediof the contents of this act by the Federal member, he immed- iately ;realiacd that this grant could ,be applied to the Thirteenth street 'subway. Later Mr. Buchanan inter- the railway commission, and foivnd that the grant could also be se- cured for. the Coutts street high level bridge, since its erection bad caused the of a level crossing. together the ne- ____ ____ tessary material to be submitted to under the circumstances a very faK'l-Uie "Hallway .Commissioners, and the orable aa'ie of all the debentures 0.4 a'pplicatioh tor the grant for both the That is Belief Though No Official Statement from Petro ENEMY'S CLAIMS Says Many Russian Prisoners. Have Been Gets Ready for War Lloyd George Makes an Im- portant Statement in British Parliament WHAT WAR CREATED London, Nov. 27, 2.47 David .Lloyd George, Chancel- lor of the Exchequer, announc- the "House -of Commons had been -greatly oycrsubscrib- 'J St. Basil's Separate'School is Opened for Inspection of the Public A SPLENDID STRUCTURE St Basil's school, the new: educa- tional plant oi the Catholic popula FRENCH OFFICIAL "Paris, Nov. official com- munication this afternoon is as iol- The slackening of the artillery, fire of the enemy was noted all along the line during the day of November 26 Two infantry attacks directed against the heads of the bridges which we had thrown down on the bank of the Yser to the south of Dixmude, 'were easily repulsed. 'There was no other engagement the rest of the front in. Belgium, and us far as the Oisc. nor was there- any action on the Aisne or in the Champagne district. "Nevertheless. Reims was rather; violently bombarded during the time that a number of Journalists from, lentral countries were making a visit' .o the city. "In the Arsonne some infantry al- tacks resulted in the loss and then the re-capture of certain trenches.; The men engaged in this fighting nev- er exceeded a battalion. Tlie ground loat and then retalien was never than 2b yards Along the heights ol the Meusa and the -Vosges there is., nothing to report.' I tion ot Lcthbndge, now belongs to, ratepayer- liandfd mer to them the trilstsril last night, the- building -having accepte-i bv fin-. ITALY PREPARING LDUdon Nov Italy a'sus' -belli against" Austria long and.pour half a million i tractors In the course of a statement con- The function last night was. ;an cernlng financial i! conditions in tne epoch in ihc liie of the Separate country the Chancellor said the fin school district ot Lethbridgc, lor it ancial deadlock which followed th outbreak of the war'was due to in- ability to co'ileet outstanding debts abroad. is an instance Mr. Lloyd George referred-to the United States, which, he said, owed Great Britain about or" :n' eilotts to pioudt. more commodious ne quarters uas attested bv the large ________ _______ _ (five bil cronr1 Honed through tne corn lion "but we could do no jors the evening and the he. added. Dealing wi thousand .millions sterling government to -assist commerce dur- Ita latter irom the con-, m fto side, is the general belief here todaj, as a result of the latest developments in Rome. Concurrent with a belief that the 'war will end much sooner has generally been predicted. EXPECT EARLY ADVANCE London, Nov. engin- eers and bridge builders throughout the country are being requested to stand ready to rush repair .work in Belgiu maud France. This Is assum- ed in authoritative quarters here to .ho undoubted evidence of the favor- position of the allied troops the entire battle front in tlis means that the district now hah a modern plant which a grow- ing need, greath lelt for several jears past, and that the ratepajus of the district appreciate .the hoard's hand, amounting to in CM cago, the school districts for which, a- oiiwt.iaa, was ii -i far Allies Treated Harshly and 1m- of Sirathcona, at _ -i'-ri-- rnest of Greelt Church Rome, Nov. from Thirteenth street subway and the .Ciu'tts street high level bridge was nd, Noil front OttaVai Uiat on 1132, f led'accounts .-being pli sale was effected being as 'fdrmally made. Yesterday he was ad- RedcIUfe, No. 2283, Wetasfti- Vised i by the Railway Commission win, No. 264 SS300; Rockland, 3016, Maryland, No. 313: 200; Irvine, No. 892, Bow Is- land No. 1883, S3000; Pincher Creels No. 121, Tollerton, No. Delburne, No. 2010, 54000; ba'c Ste. Anne, No. 29, also -11 ru.- ral school districts. He has a'iso arranged a market for future securities which may be issued in the near future. A number of the new districts desiring to erect ;.a school house have no-t issued any bentures as yet, feeling that there- was no of effecting their sale; They will now be notified -by tile de1: partment that a sale can be effected; The department itself has been dis- couraging the orga-nization of new disk tricts during the last month or two for ths same reason- but will now uh- j dertake to proceed -with the erection; where the number of children will Justify'it. "but we'.were .part of much more than half-.the internation-1 al trade of.-the world. We carried stands, half tho .produce and provided T the crn-uea capital that moved this produce from cost less than 000, a figure at onenart of the world to another, not least lower than the cost, of merely for but: tor other j any; eightf-roomed school in at) 'in -the province The trustees admit He resigned hisi, Methodist -pastorate at North tklmqnton; sjwiie months ago in oh'e of the gener- al Alberta tonper- Sud moral reiorfc' association. British col- lier Khlrtonrn hal-.been sunk by a biit were saved. o, warnings of the prebenco "of" mines: ''111 mines: CANADIANS WELCOME MANOEUVRES Salisbury Plain, Nov. tlie i first timo the whole Canadian contiiK Igcnt is today out on- manoeuvres; which will -prove a most welcome change. For some tirn? -back tho men have bean eager to get busy a( the real kind of drill which ia ncccs- snry before they arc fit for the front. The only combined movements so fsr have been route marches and brigade drills. A conaidcrahie amount of leave is stili being granted, Tbo work of er- cctfng wooden, huts goes on the Canadian contractori on properly certl- ___________.-- placed .before-the Ri-Iltfay Commissioners as to file in iconnectlon with both these crosslhgsithl Board will in each case make! siichi grant as is proper. It is anticipated; that the total grant will be: but as tlie Canadian Paci- fic Hallway shared the cost o! uieaf; it will share tlie grant. It is 'anticipated that the city's share will be in the neighborhood of and" this sura .-will come in very handy In-these days' of difficult financing. deserves credit fc-r fol- iq-S' Sir.' 'Buchanan's information so thoroughly. The grant could have been secured' for the Coutts street bridge, at .the..time it was constructed if attention, had been brought to the existence of'the fund. ccuntriea. Giving instances, he referred to tne mat, me.v UUJSL i y cotton ;trade, and said all the move- j io build, for contr; Sittings of the Supreme Court at an End The sittings of tho Supreme Court cahie yesterday alter noon with ;judgmont reserved in tho case of the.T.'M. Evans estate vs. Bri tiah Trust Co. and J. Ash crofi.. hinged on a question 'of Ja'w., The defendant Ashcroft gave the Evans estate a mortgage fcr i de RUSSIANS CROSS THE CARPATHIANS Nov. is officially ad-, mitted, in reports from Vienna tbat'a. IE for the school as detachment has passed over :elj equ ppeu from mod j Carpathians and Occupied tha plant to furniture, has region of Ungarish Zemplen. .BOMBS STRUCK ZEPPELINS Berne, Switzerland, Nov. 26. Laf-, est reports ed here say that .o t ments from the plantations to the ul-.j-xious to secure uork and the board timnte destinatioii of the; cotton, were j merely took aihantige ol conditions represented by paper, signed at Lo: merei m-! Howe at fYiedricbshafea t Sat t R th Zeppelia that thrt school as' PEACE TALK ALL A BLUFF GERMANVIEW Berlin, via The Hague and London, Nov. Cologne G'a yet'e commenting tdda'j on a news- paier dispatch dealins with the re peace tallt, writes 1 ft Is pYenutiire to ialk about peace 000, -and 'subsequently signed de ind it strikes us as frivolous N'o clarntlon of trust to' the Trust" Co. diplomat and no German sol t'rahsferrliig' .the property sabject to thinks of coh fellow appreciate the gtan holds the centre ot the war that "o Jia-ve turn-d out stase- in public interest but as jet it tins ruhmg to inspect t'ic results ol 1S impossible to sav definitely vhat is OUL labors, during the last >ear rhfe transpiring there or what the de- fact that many are hare is an as surance that en actiife jnd dcsp in t in lie mattor of education is (Contmuea o'n Page 2) U S DISAPPROVES' OF BOMB engineers helpioc the 'civil' ;Jutstice. ArcCarthy left for Cal Itlme Talk in Englnwl about peace in this wark. Vy'; jjary after tlie sittings. m v Washington, Pvw ?T Wilson has copj municated unofficially to the diplomatic representatives of tlie. United Stathes in 'the bell- igerent countries of Ourope" his of attacks by bombs from air craft dropped oh unfortified cities by ncn combatants Velopments of the patt few (dajs havb been. Unofficial 'reports still maintain that the Germans have suffered a great defeat at the hands of the HUS sians in the territory lying between, the Vistula nnd Warthe rivers, and Lord Kitchener, the British Secretary, for War, jri the House of made the announcement that thg Russians i had to check and to do-' fiTat the Germans, J e, Josses than they ever before.' Petrograd, _ made no claim (o Trying to Retreat tho buttle oi Lodr, which llnnes to doelob, tbe advantage re nnins secured to oui s itest Russian communication Contmwd CD ;