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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 28, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume IV. Letlibridge, Alberta, Tuemliiy, November Number 294. FIVEDISTRICTS STOLEN GOODS HARMONY EXISTS THROUGHOUT DOMINION UNDER THE GOING TO BE CREATED Elaborate lie-organiza- tion ol' Provincial Tel- ephone System STAIRS What Workmen Found in W. A. Buchanan in Maiden Speech Deprecated References, to Cleavages Be- tween East and Tariff Continues The member for (lie Koyal Bank Block from rabid parib.anship and dec! W He the carpenters who arc a aMaa work in th-j i.m.tlnimrlers being filled up inr thc Dry Farming Congress stull, ihev came across ;l neatly roll- ed package under thu stairs leading to Hit- basement. They were in Hit.- act til throwing it in tlie refuse hcup at the biii-k of the building when one them noticed tlie peculiar shape oi Hwa Nov 28.-The member f0r in the west than heforo. Mr. questions in the other provinces peo- Mcdicinc' llat, W. A. llucliana.i, of an said that the people oi western pie would now be enjoying the broe- I cthhridgc made his maiden speech i Canada were as anxious lo gel newijflls of the pact, in parliament vcstcrday and certain-1 of Canada and the cmp.iic as the peo- j Medicine flat said that sor, Iv contributed one of the most! pie in- the cast. Dealing tho W- e.icc had brai made to the Amciiean thoughtful and interesting speeches of! iff qneKtion, Mr. .Buchanan .said that; vote in the west. Iic won ,1 We the day Mr. liucliamin with hie was a member .0! tl.e house be- inform the house that Ihe Americans thc issues in a manner entirely tree cause of this low policy. He soon lean, to appro-Male Canadian ,n- and declared could be re-elected.. Nevertheless, the slitutions. The tanners who came cast, people of the west were not selfish j Ottawa irom Ihe wrtil last year ask- HAD GOOD EFFECT package and investigated. To his ,_'_ U) rlis ..surprise it was found to contain full set of very valuable, tableware, thai sonic one find cached tin: goods tlit: stairs intending to later and got them, but probably ing the door of the .stove locked was foiled in his purpose. At any rate thi: owners were ,very thankful to valued at over liftv dollars. IMPROVEMENTS Lctlibridg-c Will Di- recting' Centre for tlie South In April, tflos, when the Provincial Government too over the Bfc'il Tele- phone Company's system in the vince there were less than- seventy Agencies. Xow ihere are Un- der the iseil all -the agencies in the province were handled from one cen- tral otficu located at Calgary. The eame system has betjil followed since the sovernnient took over the sys- tem, tile head office being located nt J-diitonton. Hul, according to W. .1. Harmor, as- Eisliint superintendent, tlie plant has accept the missing goods which were grown so largo that its operation from one central office has become unweildy, and the result will be the re- organization of the system at the be- ginning of the year. Will Divide Province The province will be divided into five districts, of whch Lethbridge will one. and all matters in, the district be managed from central offices within the district, under the super- vision of the head office at ISdmon- ton. This nlnn has been in force In thc American Telegraph and Tele- phone Company In the United Sttaes, and has proven to be the most satis- factory method of handling a tele- phone system on a business basis. Will be Three Department! There three executive heads to each district, who will have charge of tlie plant, service and commercial departments respectively. With week- ly reports from each agency, they will have the business of their agency at their' fingers' ends all the time. The importance of Lethbridge as a telephone centre was some time ago md west. .Mr. xception to the they di'd.not ash that any industry of ;ed for reciprocity with llic the" cast should he wrecked by tariff Stales and for an increase some rcicr-'gome (ierinaii Papers Ac- rul in Re- sults Hoped For London, Nov. 28.-0.vcr night con- ideration oi Sir Edward Grey's speech of yesterday on tlw interna- sit nation in the House of Com- v-nious members .s changes. Thc people oi the west fav-j British preference. Was that an evi- l f v vs mace b) cicavace lie iorcil reciprocity because they believed deuce of their disloyalty'! They still mons has served to confirm tie and west, lie' said jit was in thc'inleresls of 'both the stood for an increase in preierence. orable view taken here of the efiec that there was no ground Ior such! cast and west. The west was an-: Touching briefly on thc naval issue, ,lt utterances. There, is some dis icars .is Can'aih was anxious ior itsixioiis for llic market ot the United ,Mr. Buchanan said'that he believed. rather acrid com- States, but for other markets as well.! that ii tho matter is referred to llic own development and consolidation. "We want to sell as much as wo l to Ihc lack of British" news in west- can Britain and Canada, iiuli 'cm papers, lie said that the papers j we jniist have other markets as despatches, duct-ion of bill through a rc- view so he look Hie contents lo the the east for he said. Mr. liiichanan expressed the worth Jewelry store-, where the goods ,_ .1......_.., were identified by- Ihc proprietors. firm hail lately moved iron? the Koyal Bank block, and it appears people they would declare for Can- adian navy as proposed by the latu government. Other speakers were-13. U. Devlin, that it was in the west only of Wright, Liberal D. B. Northrup, tolls rcL-ntly that reciprocity' had been considered W. M. German, .lolm made more Canadian and British' on its merits. -Had it not become Webster, 0. Turgeon, shed the papers! mixed up with racial and religious (Continued on back news was bring fun IS HELD BY THE POLICE suspicions About Conduct Which Are Being Investigated I SERIOUS CASE The Police Found a Little Girl in Ills Room Because lire of Mr. cliltc, superintendent of cement work for the city, was aroused tfcii morn- and because he lost no time 'n ASSAULTED A VERY OLD MAN Three -Cornwall in -Tail on Serious REBELS ARE ON THE RUN NOW Nov. 28.- de- spjilcli from Hankow.says Han Vang is'completely in the hands oMhc Im- perialists niter a frightful slaughter, ami the revolutionaries arc fleeing in .all directions. Many of them have 'crossed the river to Wu Chang. H is .believed that Wu Chang is certain to fall. 2S. Arthur I-Ore, 'aged io; Jainea Lye, aged und Fred While, aged IS, were this afternoon remanded till Tuesday on a charge of murder. They appeared before police court magis- .tli.e department. The lratg Da via for a brutal assault on printing locjil. directory, which 'CJeorge Oallinger, aged Sii, who reald- ivlll be first city outside of Cal- ed abollt a mijc north Of'Cornwall on gary to .have piw, is evldouce of the j the g, Andrew's Road. The assault growth of the city's telephone busi- ness. t The Local Service With N. B. .Moors, service superin- tendent, tho Herald through the local plant, yenterday to investigate the cause of the criticism of the ser- vice. The plant IB working well, the sheet" showing troubles re- ported to be a little less than one per cent., considerably lower .than the records .show when the manual was in operation. But the trouble seems to have been II due to the lack ot an adequate di- resulting in the subscribers relying too much on memory for milli- ners to the detriment of the service. However, this will be overcome when the new directories, now in the liands of the printers are distributed. Let! In L. D. Callc Another source of trouble with tho eervice has. been the congestion of long distance business here. At the present .time ten long distance lines terminate here, this being the super- Tislng point for Southern Alberta. "Until last, week there wits only one long distance toll position in the of- fice here, on which all calls over the ten lines had to ho handled. A new hoard has now been installed, with house when the grandson of Mr. Gni- appeared, who lived with his program was committed on Saturday afternoon, and two of the boys were captured by Carson Gallinger, a nephew of the victim. The other was taken into custody laler in the evening. Tht old gentleman had gone to the well for GENERAL SANG MADE IHE MUSIC NO TRAINS TO THIS FELLOW WEIGHED 650 BOUNDARY TODAY Bridge at Warner scrt Under Heavy Load HURT ment of German newspapers, but it is reali-'-t-d that their criticisms were written before the lull text, of the speech had leached Berlin, and it is hoped that farther study ql' Sir Ed- ward Grey's remarks will lead more cordial reccptioiuoL Great Bri- tain's offer ol friendship, f exchange was not much effected. Mar- i'kct opened brighter than it had .been j station with a very serious charge hut comment from Berlin had some- ing. reporting the suspicious circumstanc- es to the police, Sam Kcc, a China- man, is behind the bars at the police what chilling effect upon prices, oper- ators deciding to wait advices as to the clicct. on Berlin bourse before in- dulging in speculative outburst. LADIES MAKE A MARK OF HIM Cluitliam, Out., Nov. 28. Alviu Merritt, oi Louisville, thc [attest j man in Western Ontario, is dead irom heart trouble. 7Mr. Merritt weighed 050 pounds, though he was scarcely !i ieet in'height. He received several' Fiblg inducements from circuses to 50 Rich Cllillk Near SpOKallC oii the road, but preferred the quiet life ot a storekeeper. OCCUPIED HAN VAN AND WU CHANG HAS CAPIT- ULATED J'ckin, China, Nov. Vons, S'lng, coniniawler oi the Imperial trnops at Hankow, tele- graphed today that he had occupied j Two Cars of Goal .for Cal- gary Caused the Trouble "No trains to the boundary to- day." Thus reads the bulletin hoard al the depot, the reason being that bridge number 20, situated two and one-half miles north of Warner is out of commission. While Conductor Mclntosh of the I. Co. was bringing a the whole oi. the-city oi Han Yen at Montana last some water and the boys approached {four o'clock yesterday afternoon. sevcn o'clock, the bridge and asked for a drink. One1 of to Imperial troop's way under the strain oi two Cnallg capit hoys threw water in the old man's i face and another si-ruck Galllnger with a club. The boys then followed tlie old man lo his house and demanded 'compromise that today revolutionary leaders express- cars oi coal, with the result their desire to negotiate for into money. They were .suggesting some vine, completely demolishing bridge. sH in the government's u ,rc wi i_.iigii> less there today winch The coal was consigned -to hc two cat8 raigni father, returning home froril Sunday- School. Hearing an unusual noise in tside he ran The govern ncnt is endeavoring to I bcVn iVsed to settle thu coal shortage for Carson who returned with hini. Tho. young man j immediate cessation of hostil- y pcolilem in tlml ci'.v. No one was hurt in thc-wrcck, the MAY RESCIND THE FLOOR SPACE TAX COUNCIL SAID TO BE YIELDING TO TRENCHANT CRITICISM H. W.-Meech, city assessor, loaves' tomorrow for Calgary, where he will spend a tew days nt the Land Tltlns office, seeking information as to the ownership of Lethbridge pronerty tor use in preparing the 1912 assess- is not confirmed officially, to tin el- feet that, ion account of the severe criticism which lias been mkde of the council's aciion in imposing a floor space tax ii) connecton with recent resolution to adopt the single tax method of taxation In the city, the council will, at its nest meeting, rescind that clause' of their resolu- Held Up By venturers Spokane, ..Wash., 28 Anw hanging over him -which will some explaining before he is allowed at large in. the city of Lethbridge again. No information has yet been aid bv Chief Gillclpie, but the lat- Lcr is only awaiting the fullest in- vestigation himself and his men before doing so. It appears that while Mr. Radcliffe was on his way'down' Filth this morning to his laboratory in the oil) stoics, he notices a little girl .coking into the nmdow of the Chin.- osc restaurant in the Majestic build- ing stopped and asled her n she mere not going to school, and she jnswered in a confused naj that she wat not He thought it peculiar that If she wanted candy thai she did n0t go into tihe store and gel ll, and then go about her business he went on his turning alter a time to look back in time to see the Chinaman and the child go mlo the rcstauranl The actions of Ihe celes- tial were suspicious, bnt be thought Hopper, who eamc to Spo'tane from mtu, Qf al thp and procMd. Chicago a month ago, has instituted on nls to tne ,tores On his 'an action ior damages in the nay to the citv hall, however, he superior court of countj b) way of the Maicstie, hut loimd the door, locked and no one in against Gong Lcc, 70 jears ot agu, hurnecj sla. the sole Chinese resident of thc clt) wno has ot Pullman. Breach of( promise to susplcions regarding thc morals marry the Illinois spinster is alleged of this particular oriental lor some The wedding was to have taken place time Theyjan to the place, on November 23. Mihs Hopper is not c or 1.0 Gong Lee lias lived in Pullman about 35 -years and rwutert to be captured two of -i.hc boys and the other one was arrested later. i bridge going down after the engine (im, the -taxation of stocks as in the past, the tax thus I collected to bo refunded in par, fifty METHODIST PIONEER PASSES TO REWARD Toronto, .put., Nov. Hur- ray Ann Hunter, a pioneer of .Method- Ism. of East York, died in her 77ih juiviiii year at the home of her -son-in-law, W. W. Sanderson, f.83 t-2 Markham Street, Toronto. Mrs. Hunter settled ill York Township when it w.-is all hush. Her. parents established thu th? city is imminent. There is fipneral Manager Kai- juhilation in oniclal circles over the ;smith. is personnlly supervising the________ siiddrn succcs oi I.icut.-Oencral Kong'clearing of the track and thc repair- j pcr cent., tlie first year, and removed iKivo Han- Merchants arc overjoyed inB of tile hridpe. The wrecking, and .altogether in 1913. Taxation ot stocks at Ihc propels resumption of bridge crews stationed here were oish- i has been in vogue in the past, but i...i mid it is expected j until the new method of taxation is business dcr with ace to- oi a! terrible lives of foreigners I Cheat southbound passenger Falls will leave on schcd tomorrow smoothly it wa to allow It to' remain altogether. thotl out ONE-THIRD Of RECEIPTS Paris, Nov. taxi-cab chauf feurs at. a meeting lonlglrt voted strike tomorrow. Of the taxi- cubs in Paris only bcjions to tne chauffeurs' The men domnnd an In- creasa in tlieir percenlape of receipts from 27 1-3 to 33 per cent. For Mayor Ami. A. Gilmore. four positions two Ion? distance, one j g Mothoillst recording and one combined rum! line and long distance. Operators are I now being trained to handle, calls, so that in the course of a couple of the long distance service should ibe much more satisfactory. Beginning with the distribution of the new city subscribers win call. 3 for rural lines, relieving further the congestion on the long distance boards. New Circuit] to Raymond For some time there has been de- lay in reaching thn towns south of j "pe-lhbrldge. This IE one to tho fact (hat WHS only one line to liandlo the business. Within a short fime, however, a new line will be pi-rung from Lethbridge to Raymond, With thin and the old line D "phan- (torn" circuit will be made. gH'Ing lines in r-'lace of BO] Toronto, On.. Nov. AI candidature for the various poEl- morning's session of tire City Council i i1'- t THE CIVIC CAMPAIGN AS IT APPEARS TODAY a week tllc 'into tho place, the Sergeant going in through a m the rear of thc bui] basemellt found wealthy. HB is engaged in gardening. He denies he promised to UMJ aCcuwrt mnl donc marry the ChicaBoan, or an; other Ms fo whm He says tluu Mus and Margaret Pemrose, proprietor oi a hotel in Spokane, his shack on November 3, when the last.nained asked him ii he wanted'a good wile, ying that her companion, Miss flop per, would marry him and make his life a happy one. Lee asserts that he, did not prom- ise to take the woman as-his wife, saying lie told her in thc presence, of Miss I'cmrosc that he would not give his word until he had him- self as to her character. He admitted "it was somewhat sudden." Miss Hopper told him, he sud, she is well connected in Chicago and has many Influential friends in that city, also throughout the Northwest. One of Lee's closest white friends says tiin Cliinamm has been involved thc noise at his frontdoor. They were both -brought to the po- lice station, when.Sam Kee gave a very poor 'account of his actions, with the result that he was locked up for the day. Hail was refused. :A medical examination of the child was made this afternoon. For some time the Chief has been very dubious about the actions of this particular specimen of the Celestial tribe, and has been keeping a tharp lookout for just .such a case as. this, and he says that he will push the matter. ON THE RAMPAOf Hongkong, Nov. West ri- ver is still regarded as unsafe for merchant' passenger .traffic be- lion and tho pros and cons are lieing Id King. For Aldermen H. J. II. Skeith, L. Asquilh, Olson, A. Williamson, For School Trustee R. P. Wallnjtc, W. .i. Nelron. Tiiat in a nutshell is the civic slate to date. One week from today tho jtio Geo M. 13. Stafford. Dav-! -on every corner of the -erects. While Mr. Hatch has not yet ' platform through the i medhiin of 1hc press he states he will do so within a few days. In the meanwhile he and his supporters SEAM- SIDE -OF LIFE seekers have to say. outline his platform TO INVESTIGATE THESE CHARGES1 in several similar cases. ,wd has been. of Me Qf llcet-ed out oi larse sums ol mcncy by who VM. are making a strong personal canvass, adventurers throuph alleged piomiscs paaslne along the river. In ri-. and they seem to have very good oi marriage. lie thinks that.. Lee's jrard to prevalent piracy on the Shin- grounds for hopes of a victory. Mr. reputed wealth is tin; clii-f attraction ban river the government of Canton Hatch will address the Norlli Leth- hrid'e ratorayers at their regular 'or meeting tonlnht. This will will defend-thc aciion and that the and to intimate that two gunboats will bo tlio first gun of tho campaign to wmiwn will nollrili for licr Iron- despatched thither to make an in- bo fired and n dole- and Ihc accompanying notoriety, vestlgation. gation from this side of the track will 'in Hie coitrl rase, he on hand lo hear what the offico.' mid that this has made him a mark has sent a deputy to the.British con- 1 iii'ls of games. Lee says hs sul to express regret for occurrences, ;far that r.iprraents those who have come forward and r.osiUvely stated In culls should bf decrots- Ibis I their tions to be contefted. nis -aMe latter with a ser ions wound in the head as the re- n a hammer. The former niny die. The rasa was thc Lethbrldgo ratepayers, while invita tlons have been extended to Mr. 6t a hlow from a hammer. The j.nd continued to hoM r.cep. as the people of the j in stato at tho -American NEW CARDINALS RECEIVE VISITORS EARTHQUAKE SHAKES CUBA Santiago, Cuba, Nov. earth- .quake shook Ihc city at six o'clock, 'this morning. Much alarm was caused but no damage was reported. Rome, Nov. newly created American Cardinals Faiconic, Farley hnree-s were made by -Alderman eo TO OPPOSE ADAM BECK London, Nov. A. Plant will tlkely be Socltlist for legislature to oppose Hon. Atem Beck. N'o Tjiberal ctindldate is sight. Wm. Gray has stated U> ia- tentlon 'of running as an caudiJate. ;