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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 28, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta "Volume III. TWELVE PAGES. Lethbridge, Alia.. Monday; November 28. 1010. Number 295 British House Dissolved Big Time atjMedieine Hot Our Exhibit at PARLIAMENT King's Speech Makes But Little Reference to Crisis FISHERIES DISPUTE Regret That Parties Could Not Agree About the London, Nov. second par- liament in the reign of the late King .Edward which met February. 15 last, dissolved 'today in pursuance of tiie programme, ot ihe Liberal govern- nient to go before the country on the questipii of. the of the of Lords. The King's speech vras notable, for its brevity, the .only reference to the constitutional crisis Being a colorless expression of regret that- the conference between the lead- ers of the opposing parties had failed on an. agreement over the reformation of the upper chamber. The longest and most interesting paragraph, which immediately .folio-wed, an allusion- to the death Majesty's father, dealt; second1 arbitration or the 'Newfoundland fisheries., 'dispute States and read: "I confidently i. hope the questions con- nected with the North Atlantic fish: Aeries Newfound- .one iand. and the United States, of America on .the otKeri-.wliicii Have been the-subjects of controversy for nearly a century, have been at last 1'iaally settled-by award of the-Hague tribunal. It is a cause of special sat- isfaction that ,it has been found pos- sible to -solve-by arbitriiUon the prob- lems of such an intricate and. difficult nature and the award has .been re- ceived by both "sides in a spirit which must tend to increase good POISONING Macleod, Nov.' tne Supreme Court liere Satur- H. of Nantpn district, was sentenced --to serve ten years-in the Edmon- ton a; charge .of .attempting to poison the 'tamlly of. a'rancher "by" putting strychnine the -water sup- ply. The .case, has- teen on trial since Wednesday; Ad- ams was defended.: by. Mr. Eaton, of-the firm of Nolau COMPUMMSTO CITY iliCltOR Aid. Sage Discusses the Early Closing By-law History "City Solicitor Conj'Keare speaks re- garding that old- early-closing ..bylaw of his, from memory and from said Aid. Robert. .Sage -to .the Herald on .Saturday afternoon; Aid. Sage, it will be, ;rememberecv iought. the old early closing bylaw- and won out with his contention preme Court. "When the bylaw was lH-.the .Su- -quashed by A PLAGUE OF MICE Ottawa, Nov. district twenty miles beyond Chelicamp, in the far northwest of Cape Breton, has a ter- rific plague of mice. The whole coun- try swarms svith the destructive crea- tures. The mice have burrowed un- derground, and excavated a network of subterranean roads. They began their destructive is-crl-: on the hay crop, cutting it as it stood in- the fields. When that was stored they attacked the grain and the forty farmers there have saved only seven bushels. They attacked- the potatoes and the diggers on opening up the drills find little more than the stem larger potatoes left in the The mice have carried their of the 'ground. work of destruction to the woods and are stripping the -bark from the sap- lings, and now they .are entering the Souses, cutting tfteir" way through tiie walls and threatening to destroy cJotb.es and household furniture. No remedy is HI sight. The people have -been digging pits to entrap them, -but in spite of myriads destroyed in this 'way. there seeros to nd Ahfltet meiit of the plague. The farmers are .Afraid, to use poison for fear of pollut- ing the streams and wells, from which their cattle derive their supply of wa- ter. CHILD FOUND IN BILLS ne Supreme .Court en bane. 'sitting at "as the..docu-. ment conveying the, judgment .of the court shows clearly, the-reasois: for its uashlng-.was that it was -an- infringe- ment oh the .the subject. The question of .the -advertising of .the "bylaw was -.never seriously; considered- by -the court, as.it went without say- ing -that -the-.- bylaw, -made public through the- 'Tiewspapers and 1" T1 BAD STORM: IN EAST Lawyer Comrnissibned to After Its Case to D C'f. TVII rri i r TI r remier oifton s 1 he or 1 he Company is Stated at Did Not'Appear "I said Mr. Sage, "and Kdmonton, -Nov. following statement is7b'eing laid before the pre- mier >hd the legisleture this .afternoon 'by Jj'H.-Moss, counsel for the A. and "This statement on behalf df: the Alberta and Great Waterways Kauway. Co., and_the_ Canada .West C-onstraction Co., Limited, has been prepared for presentation" to the legis- lative assemblage- of the province of I was sent to Edmonton' toy ray .clients' not to deal with legislation such'- as you have before" you, but- to arrange for an immediate resumption of work on the line of railway, and for its speedy completion. -and telegrams have been sent-by iny clients asking for informa- tion "as to the intentions of the-gov- ernment and proposing interviews, but .been unanswered. 'In of these w-iHingness has been express- ed to enter into any equitable arrange- ment -looking'' to the completion of the work by the contractors, entirely sat- isfactory, to the government, but; these suggestions have been ignored, and therefore I. was 'asked to come here to see if I could make such ments -with the "-government as, while protecting my '-clients' investment, -would the enterprise of con- str'ricting to 'proceed, either by my clients or other persons, satisfactory, to the government. It was- only upon my .arrival on the ,24th inst: tnat. I learhed'that the are now considering down on This-'was the, first .intimation I or any one out. jfln the councils of the companies- Tre-" legislation of this have therefore lelt 'it duty to ask your, honorable 7 house to afford- me .the opportunity of; stating some to the bill and some reasons why'..it should be passed. "While public -mea- sure, the bill deals with pri; yate interests, eS-ect proposes to p'rlvaCevlegislation on '.the faitlr'pt clients have made- large incurred heavy .obligations -.and respectfully submit, afl Juttfieard-bl proceeding is'ithout care- fiil the large private interests and" without hear- ing "every thing, ihat' -can be said' .on their .-behalf., The .Cause of Delay "It may be asked- "why these views presented before. The ans- FELL BEMEATH ENGIlfe WHEELS Yoiui KaiLroader Meets in Sas- batcewan "his 'first QU just .getting .ac- quainted Clark, 23 fatal R to see is a-bylaw that-will pro-! tect the clerk and at the same time j character was and .1 arm. katoon. He was .for this citrjr but he'- expired-'oh -the-way. was' walking alongside the ;track when, he either slipped -or r was -knock- ed down by'-the 'shuating engine1, crush, ing both legs and almost severing his wer is that, the: Dill brought down-.Tintil- the afternoon of. the 24th inst.> and- until then my clients had -no inkling .that it was contemplated to to 'the-.pro- vince had pledged Itself and to sup- port members of. the "assembly, had: "been .Dlgby, N. s longest and -worst, liorthieast" gale be- rimembered by the oldest .-inhaibltant pre-" vailed-here Sun- day. The only vessel ed off: the schodn- er Mercedes; Uoaaed; mg for Boston.. Though she had three :'6ut, was driven. ashprel and badly damaged. .-The government scow Lady' LOU -broke- her. moorings at government and was washed.'ashpre. "T. '4i "f IS LYING IB r r "t" UNIONISTS It may asked why these facts and ".arguments hot brought forward before the royal commission, wnich has -recently made itsVreport, i'he answer to that is that the "com- mission "was 'not "appointed to Inves- tigate an-d "did not direct its inquiry to .the question dt whether .ruy clients' enterprise; should, be confiscated. The commission, -was .appointed'" for. quite a different, purpose, directed-' its investigations along quite other chan- nels. r "The commission was appointed 'ta- in quire whether anr'and if any, which! officers of the government or member or members Vot .-.the. legislature of the province or are interested either directly or indirectly b? themselves or .through Bothers erection, incor- poration or organization of the Al- berta and" Great .Waterways Railroad Coi, or-. the' .making. of or entering into or carrying out of a certain con- tract, between the; government of the province .and ttxe W, Railway Co., Tor the guaranteeing by the pro- .vinee-' of the', securities .of the said company or, the sale "thereof -at or in or- in'' the amount- real- ized'ar'om-'tiie.rdispbsffibn; or" .sale- of ,._ die.-said .securities; or otherwise, how- soever. ,in connection .with -the said company, .'and.-'to. report' thereon for the information of the legislature." on page 7J. protect .the city, iror tion. City Solicitor -endless litiga- Conybeare ap- pears to have a special affection for that old bylaw. He is like the mother who regards her deformed offspring as the pet of her Alberta UMBER WOLVES KILL HERD OF ELK Strange Disappearance of Big Washington Herd Seattle, -Nov.- timber wolves are rapidly wiping out tbe biggest herd of elk in. the Northwest and prot-cctors qf this fine game ani-. mal are striving' to make some sort' ily be said that the biggest event 'of of an effective campaign to reduce the its kind ever held in. this part of the numbers of the destructive and fierce province took place in this city today fialf our Speech Indicates Very Slighi Ghsmge London, -Nor: The- election .ad- dress of Arthur J. Balfqur, leader., of. .opposition of ;'Coinm6ns, is ;a brief: document.. It -'declares; that .tbe Unionist is" practically r the same -as -at." .the. last general Election an d- asserts be- hind tiie single .lurks socialism-ami home-rule.. oecause both nationalists' ancl.'. social- ists are- aware that tbeir- darting; pro-, jects are not in harmony -with v't-he considered': will -of says Mr.. Ealtour, -press': ;for ;the abolition of .only-', safeguard at" critical moniejvts" will -enable to prevail.'.'. opposition leader-- also -alludes with the- greatest tb_'. tiie al- terhatiy'e' scheme 'for _ xefprm -1'oE the "House :otr :-E6rd Laas-; downc. proposed. -NO Nov: The .'arbitrators tie-street railway ed thi3 afternoon without reached. an agreememVas an award; It was decided Pelletier and Cap c.- HO blnson shall, this. _.af ternbori consult with the- company .and. the. men" respectively with- a r view to riving at a basis on which a. settle: ment can be made and the .arbitrators- will meet again at five o'clock. The chairman working hard to prevent tne threatened split. Second Largest Plant of its Kind in -Canada-Is Up-to-date in Every Respect-Gas :Used for Fuel and Light-TKoiisand Sat Down to Banquet-rLethbridge Was Well Represented Medicine Hat, Nov. may eas- beasts oi prev. I whea visitors from Edmonton to Win- In 1905 the Government declared a j nipeg gathered to witness the formal' closed spasrm. on d.k for ten- vears, opening ot tha Alberla. Clay Pro-ducts which means that no.hunters can kill plant. The guests and visitors of the this animal until Then every-! plant were transported free of charge body forgot about, the elk except" to 'by the C.P.R. trains running to and fine, from the plant every half hour up down j till midnight- Arriving at the works there was remember occasionally what a bunch there would be to hunt in 1015. anyone not already familiar Medicine illuminating power- natural gas. The outside, of the But there will be alL at least in the Olympic Mountains, in this State, which is the" biggest elk range in the country. The Olympic c penicsula in northwest Washington that juts into ri the Pacific Ocean and the Straits of Juan de A large part of "this :f peninsula is Government forest re-i'I'll t Sti'. serve of the wildest and most Pic-iShorti turesqiie in the whole land. time, and there slightest appearance of any crowding ground door the 21st Albert-; On the, Hussars band provided music for the crowds until the banquet commenced. The boy scouts were much in evidence, elevator gat'i-s and the checking wraps. The prodiicr was shown in- piles oi brick of all kinds along the wall i where the guests entered. There was i ornamental brick, hard rod j plate was xvilli a view oi the plant as souven- irs of "the occasion. Professor Shink's orchestra provided music throughout the repast. -e gac-sts rriany of distinguished' guests were noted Hon. R. jVIitrlielly Mayor Jamif-- son, oi' Calgary; P. L. Naismith. Gen- eral Manager of the, A. K- 1. Co., Lctlihridgrr. Alderman Bowman. Aid- BABIES'MILK FUND STARTED Money Raised in Chicago for Stricken Children Chicago, Nov. 2S. The citizens' strike committee which has been in- vestigating in the ..families''oi the striking garment workers, reportr-d .today tliat babies are starving as a result oi the labor .war. The re- port" was made at a- rr.eeting at Hull House and a special babies' milk fund was started at once by members of the eGmniitrtee. Estimates at the meeting showed it would take at least SI00 a day to provide milk for babies in actual "want, and the suffering ap- peared so great was con- tributed bv members of the commit- in to Herald to let; the people 'ieww ijoccai" slonaliy ,'how the: ;was getting' along atfi retary of the_Board ten. the -followingletter: LtetubridgeV'Exhibit, "'Internailbiiai'f live Stock Exhibition, Nov." in' a. s held' ths where the The horse, show.- -r snow, rim tended by city' .and small proportion of -themViii' ing.- :v v. The. cattle snow is- and those' i .years assure that itnere.tSvfli; belaii tojfe of. _ Tie building-in- ed :is taer number .oi li'-'L; inbnton ;'andi agricultural; haying exhibits. 'The" -Inte'rna- by-1 prL-sseu oru-K, jjru OTICK; paving DHCK and the ordinary building brick along with the Mr. ment strike is no nearer settlement The Banquet crrnan Hatch, both of Letiiforiugu, Mr. Supi. Taylor, of the C. Hotchkiss, .publicity commissioner for j than a ago and both sides have the province.; JohiTT. Hall, of Bran- settled down to a long struggle. don, and many 1 __________________ tlonal Harvester. .Go.'.-haye' the: largest 4 exhibit. -.There ,a; "special farm implements, shown firms.. The wholesale drug' firm of Jfarke .Davis.- have an exhibit ofvall'.': kinds of -veterinary .medicines, etc. Several of the big: -stores such- as Marshall Field Co.; and Montgomery; Ward have large exhibits. The Edmonton exhibit is sheaf grain and grasses, ;and, goes very well with ours, which is our. usuaU line of wheat, The two exhibits: are about twenty, feet apart, facing .each other, and make a fine Alberta show-.- S- I am getting the usual crop of quas- tlons and unbelief, -with the -additloa this- year of yon did not. grow; tnat this year; you are all dried-up 10 Alberta." _ One man was certain I was a liar, and to prove it, pulled but of hia pock- et a cutting from a Minneapolis .paper showing a three column cartoon, xe< presenting Canada and the United States as a field, with a fence itt-the middle and farmers jumping i'ence from Canada to the'TJ, s., Am- erican farmers retumihg to "God's all so glad to get bacli; and; there are lots of people here who -be- iieve this style of story. They not only believe it. but they want to believe it. and nothltg-, a stranger can say will change that- be- lief. Others, however, admit that they are possibly mistaken, and take .what ugu, free. The fund is to be kt-.pt distinct literature is offered home to readj. GRAFTERS TO PEN Back in the fastnesses of the moun- lighted by electric lights, the clcc- MORE Y. W. C. A. MONEY 'f Winnipeg-, Nov. response to a telegram Lady Strathcona has given to the Y. W. C. A. fund and her. daughter, Hon. Mrs. Robert Howard, wcre as bright as! At nine-thirty the guests assembled! The loast master, Mr. Cousins. fpiTTSB'JRG works was piped on the Fourth floor of the building and Programme 01 addresses a jet ablaze at close on to Superior Court Affirms Sentences im-l announces that she will make a sim Inside the building was brilliantly th, ladies of vailous "istic had anticipated. I posed on Two Former Counci.- sift, o j The May0r.s Welcome provided by thr iadies of the various city churclw.-s. The tables were decor- ated throughout with cut flowers I Toronto, Nov. West Toronto man was amazed on returning. from work to find his child playing with a pack- age of bills'to the value of The. bills were Trad-