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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 28, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald VOL. I. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1608 iALLYINGCRY FOR LIBERAL PARIY AMBASSADOR NOT RECALLED Defeat Of Licensing Bill By House Of Lords London, Nov. 27.-The Hovisc of Lords created nn iiitorcating poliUcft) Nituation this evening rejecting the licensing bill by a vote of 272 ftgainst 96. The Liberals are likely to make tliia action o, rallying cry in their campaign for the ourtailnioiit of the power of tl\e House of Lords, claiming thai peers have dotcftted the will of the people. They set,forth furthermore that the bill beiiig a rev-I'nue measure, is ouLside the jmis-dietion of the House of Lord.s. On the other hand the Conervatives insist that' this bill is the most unpopular measure witli the country attempted in many years and that the House of Lords in rejecting has carried out publis sentiment. They urge tiie Government to test the question by going before the Country in a general election, but there in very litlle likelihooc govcnuncnl has not decided upon the date of tho ceremonies attondinR Vu Yio's nscon-sidn to Iho throne when the bfllcials of Pokhi and all the members of the ImperhU clan will acknowledge fidelity to the-infant omporor of China. It has been understood that tho ceremony WHS to iK! performed on tho cxinration of the era of the Inlc Kung Psu on New Year's Buy. Tho npiiareiit lIr(^o^c,^ of the Rovt-rnmont i.s ascribed to a desire to relieve tho anxiety of the official class. A reward of 2,000 taols has been ofTored for the upprehonsion of the leader of the recent rcvolutioiinry outl)renU at Nankinff. Au�trl�-Hungary Official to Vlilt Cop-litnl to Report on Situation Herllnc, Nov. 28.-The despatches received here OeclarinK that Count I'alvfllcina, the i Austro-Hungnry ambassador at Conatinoplo v/m about to be recalled, do not find tftedancti in authoritative quartorp, here. It in conaidorod possible however that the count will proceed shortly to Vienna to report verbally to }ii� governmi>nt on tlie Hituation in Turkey, to discuss the boycott on Austrian goods. COLINQWOOD DOCKS BURNED ColUngwood, Oat., Nov. 27.-With a high northwesterly galo blowing the Grand Ti-unk lumber docks are on ilro and there are grave doubte as to saving tho elevator and other property. Tlic flroineii are fighting the flaiyes and' waking cfTorts to save tho elevators. They uro also dumping lumber piles Into tho bay. 2 MORE HIGH FINANCIERS Of Conspiracy In the United States Courts HARBOTTLE IS DEAD Kdmonton, Nov. 2f>.-Neville F. ITurbottle, who was Inst summer sentenced to two years' imprisonment in Albortii penitentiary for tho misuse of funds of tl�o inland revenue department, Kdmontoii, diotl at.tho general hospital this morning at 0, o'clock. NO AUTHORITY 10 MAKE STATEMENT Close Run For Local Option Cl�resl>olm, Nov. 27.-Tt>c vote on I.ocul Option was very close imiecd, in fact too close to he satisfactory from either party's point of view. The Local Option party found themselves very near success indeed while the opponents had not i\ snfTiciftntly large majority- to make themselves feel snfo nt all and they cannot crow over the-prohibitionists so far us the vote is concerned. Jtoanwhllc the town will have licensed hotels for *threo-years yet anlcss some new statute appears' on tho provincial records. The same evening ns the vole was taken Cohu Rahlin was arrested on a warrant for perjury and was at once hailed out, The information wn.s laid by tho tomporancu party to tho olTect that when voting he swore to three months resUlcnco in tho town immcdintely prior to the day of the \oto whereas such was not tho cnse. It is understood that tho tempdrance people had halt a score of names to tp.ke action against in this way but that they are making a test case of this one. Wlion tho case came up on Wednesday morning IT. O. Hnslnm ap peared for the prosecution and .1. H. Watt for tho defence and tho accusctl was remanded till Saturday at 10. V. J. Nolan, it is o.vpocted, will conduct tho defenso on Saturday. A. H. 'McDonald was very nearly tho victim of a had carriage accidi-nt on .'lumlay last when he was thrown out of his rig when goinjj from town to the ranch but lie fortunately (wo.�i|i ed with a shaking. LOCAL BUDGET Tho 111^11 .Sciiool Literari' Society held their regular meeting yesterday at 8,80. Tho programme wos ver.v good, and was made up entirely by Standard 'V., with ll)o exceiition of tho Observer, which wus read by Frod Johnston, tho oditor-in-chiof. The A. Y. P. A. will hold tholr opening concert on IVIonday evening next nt 8 o'clock in tlic holl Iwhind St. AuguHtiii'H (Jhurcli. Thoro wiii l)o a debate on the subject of a ten yours' marriage contract. Tlio public are cordially invited: Itefreshments will bo served. J. 3Vlalgll7.en was last night arrested on suspicion of tho theft of a Watch at tliu boarding car. This morning the police found tho watch wrapped up iu a. piece of his shirt. His finger was bleeding, which fact confirmtMl tho suBplclun. lie wa� remanded until Monday. British Officials Deny Giving Guarantee To Young Turks Budapest, Nov. 28.-Nazini Bey, the representative in Paris of tlic Y�ung Turks connnittee has given an interview to the Pe..'ierIoyd in wliich he says: "We are not afraid that Austria-Hungary Hill declnre war on Turkey. \\\' arc prepared for war au'l moreover we iiave obtained from Great Britain an official guarantee against any external danger." fiOiKJou, Nov. 28.-Onicinl cireleH here art; at a loss to understand on wliat Nazim Boy tiie Paris representative of the young Turks could, base �uch a statement as he i� alleged to liave made to a Budapest newspaper. No such guarantee has been given. Cliicago, Nov. 27.-Wm. L. Tilden and Cliauncey L. Graham, ullicials of tlie Aiiiericmi cjieel IJall Co. were .sentenced today by Judge Clietlaiu in tlse Supi^rior Court to serve a t-errn of one to twenty years in the penitentiary on charges of conspiracy. The nrreet and conviction of Til-den and Graham wore a sequel to the failure of the Milwaukee Ave. state bank 'a tow years ago. The two men were found guilty of having promoted the steel ball company by means of ficticious notes of the bank amounting to nearly $176,000. lAillowing tlx, proceedings in Judge Chetlain's court, attorneys for the men appeared before Judge Orrin V. Carter, Supreme Court, and w(M'e granted a writ of error and will bring tlie cnse before tlri upper court. ARE PROfl^r^ED INCREASE A/ACLEOD MERCHANT IS DEAD W. H. Struthers Died of Pneumonia Yesterday Noon Macleod, Nov. 28.-W. H. Stmth-ers, one of Macleod's most prominent citizens died here yesterday at 12 o'clock, noon, from piuminonia. He had been ick only about a week. Tlie funeral takes place, fconi tlie residence of his brother, J. A^ Stru-thers, on Sunday afternoon, at 2.30 o'clock. STEINHEIL CilSE CAUSES A GREAT SENSATION IN PARIS DEPORTED WHOLE FAMILY Ihockville. Out., Nov. 28.-Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Lee and family of six eliildren wlio liave been residents of Bi'ockville for more tliaii a year were deported to England y.slerday. Lee d(>veloped into a. common vagrant leaving bis wife and family dependent upon tile municipality for support hut had compltfted only one mouth in jail when tiie city paid his iin(> to !,'et rid of hini. UNITED STATES NOT INCLUDED in Two-Power Naval Standard Of Great Britain London, Nov. 27.~The Nation to-tlay publishes a strongly worded argument against including" the United States in tlie two ijower naval standards for Great Ikitain, iu other words that the British fleet should exceed -the strength of any other two powers by ten per' cent. The pajKM- says that America and Germany ure the n(!Xt two strongest naval pow.-:\ after Great Britain. America it explains, lias practically to build two navies, one for tlie Atlantic and on.; T-ir the l^aeific. "A people of 40,0t)n,000," the Nation continues "is called i-;;on to provide a farce stronger than that levied upon 140,000,000 of people. On tliis proposition wo have two remarks to make; tlie first is that the people of Great Britain cannot do it, second lliat tlie Lib(!ral party will not try to do it. Tin.' Nntian will never constnt to build against Amorica. Jt is hate* ful to tlie Liberals to even think of bnil per day. They were told later they would be paid $1.,50 per (la.v. Tho strikers will make (he reply tonight. TO SATISFY BRITAIN NO, 296. WINNIPEG MARKET Agreement Between U. S. and Japan To Make Peace CHURCH DEAOLOCK Toronto, Ont., Nov. 27.-A dendloek bus arisen in the flppdintnicnt of ii pastor to tlie Bathurst Methodist eliureii. Tlie cliurch oflleers have invited the Rev. W. E. Poseott, of Winnipeg to fill the pulpit to he vacated by the Rev. Dr. Crummy, who goes to Winnipeg. A PERMANENT COMMISSION Asked Fer By the Merchants' Associalioi (KNew York New York, Nov. 28.-Resolutions asking for tlie creation of a permanent National Tariff commission were t(Klay passed by the board of directors of tiie Merchant's Association of this city. The association asks for an early comprehensive nnd thoioupli revision of the tariff. Provision is asked for in llie tariff legislation by Congress for the negotiations of comeroial agreements with foreign nations on the basis of a iniximuHi and nunimnm tariff. Conceding the minimum to foreign countries was reciprocal by the giving of a .minimum on AmericaVi '^"'O.duetjs. London, Nov, 28,-The reported airreeiiieiit between the Unitetl States and Jajiirn for tlie maintenance of tile .status quo in tlie Pacific and the guarantee of the integrity of China is given a proftiiuent place in the afternoon papers of-Lon?inniiig of tlio epidemic tliere liiis been n total of S.18'f ea.ses, .'!..'{2n deiiths, -1,008 recoveries. For several week past the daily average of nc^w cases In tho capital has been less than ten. MR. NAGRATH SPOKE OF LAURffiR IN FAVORABLE TERMS SAYS HE IS CONSERVATIVE BUT RECOGNIZES THE WORK OF LAURIER Calgary, Alta., N(^v. 2S.-~^Mries A. Magrath, M. P., of Lethbridge, has b;>en in the city for the past two day.^ and left yesterday afternoon for his home in the coal city. To the Albertnii Mr. Magrath said that he was particularly gratified at the result of tlie election, "I did not seek the nomination of the Conservative party," he .said, "in fact I liad decided to keep out of polities but wlien it was pressed on ine I deciiled to accept.. "1 conducted what 1 considerc'd a clean campaign and I believe my opponent, Mr. Simmons, did tlio same. Only once or twice did 1 have reason lo complain and then it was when my per.soiijil chnrncter was impugned. "1 am not a bigoti'd Conservative nnd when I go to Ottawa I shall snp-pmt measures in preferance to party. This lias always been my i>olicy and it will continue to be, I liave thrown ill my political career witli tlie Conservative party but whil(> doing so ) recoKiiiz.e the great ability of Sir Wilfred Lauricr and what he has done for Canada," "I shall at all times be ready and only too anxious to do anything in my power for my constitnuents, irrespective of party and my long ex-jK'rience ill the country will be at the service of my constituents." WAS NOT PRESENT AT FAURE'S DEATH ONECENTRATE INCREASES MAIL Cabinet Approves Of Quarantine Steps Of Dept. Count Darlon Calls Story Base Calumny On Woman Pari*;, Nov. i27.-Count Darlon, whoso name has been mentioned in connection with that of Count Steinheii and at who.se house iu Paris Mills, Steinliill stayed for a few weeks after the murder of her husband declared that she was an hone.sl and honorable woman. The count, however, said that ho was convinced that Mins. Steinliill was no longer po.ssesscd of lur mental faculties and ho characterized the .story that slic was present ut the death of President Felix Faure, as a base calumny. On the contrary, he declared there " wns. ample evidence to prove that she was at this time ill in her own house. STEAMER IS SAFE The Manitoba Had Stormy Passage Sault Ste, Marje, Mich., Nov. 27.- Tile repents of the loss of tlie C, P, R, steamer Manitoba liave been proven untrue. The Manitoba locked down tlie C:inadinii canal at 3 o'clock this afU-niooii. She reports a rather stiiiniy p.is.-iage but at no time wa.s she in any danger. K. D. JOHNSTON BEREAVED \'uni()uver, II. I".. N'ov. 27.-.1. I'"ield in the Ki-neral hospital lea\i's a wile and eiglil sons, one of the latter beiiif,' K, 0. .luhnson, manager of iMolsoii's HiuiU, Lethbridge, Ho also has ii son residiiiH;' at Winnipeg, engaged in tlie n'alV>Htttte busi-nosK auiirtiiiont reports that as a result of the oiieratioii of tho one cent letter rate in cities, tliero has been a very largo iucrcaso in tho mn.ll, Tho very largo incronso in tho volume of mail matter, has not yet made up for tho decrease in rovpnue consotiuont to tho reduction of the rato from two cents to one cent, but tho reports show steady increase in tho number of drop letters in nearly all the cities. The current issue of the Canada Gazette contains a formal notice of further iiostponcment of tho opening of pnrliament until .Tiviumry 9th, The exact dale for tho a,s.senibling of tho first session of tho now parlinmoht will not be fixed until a mooting of the council next month. .Vt a meeting of the Cabinet council this afternoon tho situation witli regard to the proceedings taken in Canada to prevent the spread to this counlr.v of tho foot and mouth dis-onso in cattle from the affected Ani-erienn states, was thoroughly dhscuss ed. Tho prompt steps taken by tho department of agricnlturo in quarantining the states of Pennsylvania, New York, Now .Tersoy, Michigan wero approved. CARTOON CAUSED RIOTS Victoria, B. C, Nov. 27.-According to advices received by the steamer L'mpress of Japan today the recent anti-boycott riots at Hong Kong were incited because of insulting cartoons on Japanese lantern.s- before Japanese storL-s and declaring the end of the boycott. Steamers were returning to Japan to bring Japanese goods which were refused by tho consignees on account of the rioting at Hong Kong. News Of the Coleman District CANADIAN NEWS SERVICE To be Established by Lord Northcliffe for London Times -Monti'eal, .Vo\'. 27.-In an interview here this morning l, N'owfuuiui land, said he was going to open an ollice for tho I.oiulon Times in Ottawa and have ref^iilar stall correspondents organized. Fnglish papers groat ly needed service of Canadian news. Tills he suid would prove very bone-firiiil to Canada and Fngland. His lordship said he would visit Canada next yeiir and take in tho Canadian west because he wuuteil to liocomo nc-(juninted with tho whole Dominion. Coleman, Nov. 2(1.-C. Fau.so, xnan-ngor of tho Lille hotel, was in town yesterday. t!eo. RougUecd of liillcrcat ami formerly a resident here gave his moving picture entertainment hero on Saturday night last to a good sized audience at tho opera house. Tho on-tertainnient was good and a, largo variety of pictures wore shown. Mr. Koiigliead intends to dovoto his en-tiro time at this lino of business and all will wish him prosperity.  ljuther Nightingale returncdj on Moii day from I'ortland, Ore., where ho spent the piist month vi,siting his mother and other mouibcrs of his family, A fiirewell danco was given to mark his departure from Coleman and Mr, and Mrs. .1. F. Povah at the opera house on Friday night. A large number wero present and a special train was run from Frank and Blair-inoro to accommodate those wlio attended from those towns. .). JfcAlpine, of McC.illvray, B. C, has boon a guest at tho Coleman hotel for tho past tow days. Chas. F. Baker of Calgary, but for merly manager of tho Grand Union Hotel liere is spending a few days in town. Charles' old friends arc glad lo see him back. 11. 11. Buchanan returned on Friday from Maclood whore ho had boon in atteiulanee at the court sittings. �John U. Wilkie, soc'y-treas. of tho Royal Collieries, Lethbridge, spent Siindny in town, returning to Loth-bridge Sunday uight. Heero Price, the young Wolshninii who was taken to tho hos(dtal a couple of weeks ago sulTering from typhoid fever is rapidly rocnverin}!;. Ciias, O'Brien, representative of tho Western Clarion nnd Socialist orator spent Tiiesda.V nnd \VednesUa,v in town. Arch, Mcl,eun one of the number who loft last spring for the gold (lelds of northern British Columbia roturii-ed to town on iMondai- and has bo-gun work again with tlio coal company hero, Archie reports spending a good summer on tho whole but had m.iny new and trying oxiierionccs. Tlio umi.si!