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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 29, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume IV. Letlibriflge, Alberta, Wednesday, November 20, 1MJ. Number 295, ACCEPTS DID TAFT OPPONENTS Consents to Open Primar- ies in Stiite ot: Ohio MEETS LAFOLLETTE Introduces an Interesting Feature to Nomination Scrap Washington, Nov. Pre- sident Tuft is Willing to agree to tins holding ot a presidential iireicrcnce primary ill Ohio. To that extent he is ready to 'accept tlic challenge oi La KolieUc -Kopnlilk-aiis to settle the Republican 'nomination for the presidency by a popular prinwry vote. This annouiifccinunt was made at (lie Wutc House Sccta-U) Unilei I) Hilics. Tile ellect lias -been to give trash inipqtuK to the light itir a pre- sidential primary which tile national jirogrcssivu. Republican congression- al tniuimUcc is .slirtlni; in (.ven state in which sticll a means o[ ex- pressing Hie will of the people is not itlcd law Now that the president lias evinced Ins 01 lie idii so fu as his home state is concerned, the piogres- 'sives contend that he and the regulm jiepublicans supporting him cannot withhold sanction .of the planin oth- er stales. The word from the White Mouse makes certain the biggest kind of a fight in the, national committee next month over the primary propo- fcition Ohio is 'seething with the clash of. political parties and fictions tuerc0f 'I he progressives, headed James R. GaffieW and the La Folletlc lead- ers are forming a formidable organ Senator La FollctU is to jnalie the opening speech ot hif cam paign ii Cleveland next month, ifter whicli he probably, will tour a dozen western states Tiie Ohio progressive newspapers took up the La Follette chillenge vo n presidential primary and have been pestering the regular Republicans ilailv with their' demands to siihmit the question to. tlie people. I hi, kadcis 01 the reguhr Repu.b licans, have refused to com- mit themselves until, the views of the president could he 'ascertained. Now ilni he has given tbo oni it is is- be for arrangements will made without further difficulty holding the primary I he Ohio primary ptoMdcs flit duecfc election b} the ptopie oi the dclegites to the mtmn il coiucn tion Most of tne delegates are elect- id bj but six ire cl obnn bv Ilie st-ite convention Picsulcnt Tail 5 consent to the plan moans that, the M it Krge will be chosen hi tlie people, and the lotcrs also will 1m e the opporinmU to express on the billot their orefcrcntc of presi dentiai candidates: Ihls concession In the president const mites i decided jolt for the ren- llln leaders who had dccukd to ig noic the la Falloette chillcngr com fletel) Their hone tint tin, pa iiiknl likewise would ignore it TAFT GIVE INTERVIEW TO A PARIS NEWSPAPER The Matin Publishes Sensational Story Purporting to be Views of American President on Nearly all Current Events Paris, Nov. Matin1 pub- the Turco-llallan win- the writer says Hshes this morning what purports to be an interview with President written by Franceso Ho Tassiin. Tlie writer quotes tile president on such arc etjua'ily friendly." President Tuft "As intervening In Tureo-ItaHiin war in regard to Chinii; on the situation in Mexico.-and. on tile general subject over, so far as tho Turco-Halian war ot aTliitrntlon. When asked about the is concerned, It is primarily the con- possibility of American mediation i NO WINES ON SPEAKER'S TABLE Mi'. Sproule Institutes a JNcw Order nt Federal Capital Ottawa. Nov. the first lime in the history of the Canadian Parlia mcnt, all wines and Intoxicating' li- quors will be excluded from dinners, and all social receptions in. the speaker's chambers. This decision lias been arrived at as a direct result of. the express desire ot 31 rs. Sproule, wife of Speaker for the next few years at least .will be prcs- en-t at all social events and receptions historic Canadian" reception While the exclusion of wines from receptions In the speakers chamber is without precedent In the historical federal parliament, a sim- ilar order-of things wns observed in the Ontario legislatuie unfler the Ii spelker 1 St 'ohu NEWSPAPER HOME DESTROYED BY FIRE POISONED BY THE PICNIC LUNCH 300 A'idims and Manj -Will Peculiar- Traits Melbourne, Nov. poisoned while attending a Sumla) school pic- nic is the fate that befell 300 men, women and children of Mai rjborough, proval Victori, and as a result it is foarcd' manv victims will (lie. The Protest- it Sundav schools 0! the town com- bined for an annual picnic, and in ac- cordance with the custoh' a public holidav vvis proclaimed, and the whole town took part ill the. festivi- ties T he prov isions foi tli2 occasion included ham sahdivichLS for be- fore nightfall Miortl) after having partaken of tlic rcpasi, three bundled COURIER OE QUEST PLANT AT ED- MONTON DESTROYED BY FIRE WATER FAILED Ijilmonton Ml i Nov 29 The building -ind plint of the Countr L'Outst publishing a I ruicb vvtcll) publication uns tntirelj ilestiojLd bv fire about three o'clock this morn- ing The I nst church adjoin ing nul till, Hustle rink -icross the 'stieil hid nirrovv rave mm utLS illci Int hroli out a break m tilt v. lUr m un lefl thi. citj without water, and though steamers were call ed'out they coulti do nothing, and the fire brigade Inri to U uul idl> hj (ill the fhnrs hurneii s out. Fortunately no wind was blow iing it the time or Hie tl im ige mirht have been Loss ?20 000 cov cruel bv insurance. THE ANNUAL COMPLAINT ABOUT CAR SHORTAGE Rraiidon.- Nov. farmers at niony points tre -complninlng' of a nhortaEs of cars. There are further complaints that when cars are loaded there seems to be no rush on thn part of the railway to move fbem. trouble Appears to be more eenernl on ,UwiO.T.P.-.and C.N.R.. the C.I'.n. hav- Ing appnrentiy a better organization In handlihe traffic. 18 NORTH TORONT0 IN CANCER' Toronto Nov limes Whit ney will close tire election' campaign for the Conservative party, December S addressing a meeting in St. Paul's Hall. Toronto. In the Interests, of ENGLISHMEN TO Messrs. McNaught and Foy ATTACKED BY BANDITS Snigona, French Indo-Chinn, Npy reports siay that Dr. Leg- eiulre and Lieut. Desslrior were woun- ded during a recent attack by bandits upon'the French scientific mission un- der the leadership of Dr. Legendfe in Lolo country in north of Yin Nan. Copt- Nolrlot, the other white member of'the .nilulon, wns uuhv.rt. States was disposed, in favor of the re-establishment ot peace. "Our relations with ihe bellgcrentf is quoted: "We do not wish to offend the national dignity ot cither, more cern of European powers INSURANCE LAND TAX KILLED Local Improvement Con- vention Not in Favor ol1 Scheme RANCHERS_ OPPOSED Growers Would Get All Protect ion from Hail .Nov. yesterday afternoon's session or the Alberta Local Improvement association which la here, a proposal io the to nut a tax on all.-land for tho purpose of pienidlng a hail Insurance fund i1 almost unanimously voted down, some of .the advocates of tlie plan say a general tax on land for this purpose would tend to stop speculation. rancher delegates from the Foothill 'country however strongly opposed the idea saying that -they would be paying benefit of the wheat "wpuld nothing' if their cattle weie killed The dcle- endorsed the single -tax Idea A resolution to the effect that all railways be compelled to construct cattle guards with unanimous ap- BY NORTH LETHBRIDGE HEARS MUNICIPAL CANDIDATES Messrs Hatch, Stafford and King Given Good Re- All Stand on Progressive Platform Aspirants Speak North Lethbrlo'ge seems to be tak- ng lead iii the municipal. elec- tions this" year Their candidates were the fivf. in. the. field, and last night they were assembled for the fir- ing of -tho first gun pt the campaign before a public audience. The news that the, meeting would be thrown .open to the mayoralty and aldcrmanle" that they might present their views on the vari- KISSED POPE'S GREY'SSPEECH APPROVED BY ALL ill MI Molcntl) ill with Ptoniaitie poisoning. Ml ihc -ivuiahle summoned, hut in s-pite nf -heroic cttorts it is i'e.ireM ttmt ti" score "will die. The LIM LUNG IS SENT FOR TRIAL Chief, GHIcspie this -.morning out ii plain case of rapp against tho mciicod to SIDE; Ihnt n sroro-will die. The simptoms Llm Lu Jeg ol thosu atticM took curious forms morlllng Tba tlnt tlu some into CoiiMiKlons, iwrno appeared on the so (its vid sci-immg and others pccu- f deniVi aimost patching' tho accused Ifar dreams, while one child com his cume, left ieri little on which the. defence might rest Hs case, and .the result-was that Magistrate Dnll found sufTicient evidence to commit fhe Chinaman for tllal atlhe sitting of the Supreme Court next spring. was heard behind closed doors. ,-Tlrt little girl told a straight- forward .story of a crime of the most sordid nature, and not once in the cross examination was her evidence The Chink .put up a very poor rstory, in fact he had rn word of excuse for tho crime. He reserved his defence. The chief considers that, he has closed-the''career of a very dangerous charac'tevbut at the same time warns parents that moie care should he cx- m brinriHE "II 'heir children JURY FINDING IT HARD TO AGREE Denver, Nov. jury in thcars of age Unitrd States had no cause o tho arsenal and powder do- and in warfare, The i. period, was for every busi- ness dsy, the total vsltio for the month of for'con- sumption being and of nisniifsctnren for further uie in inta- ufKlurlag Ihc Uiltish admiralty in tho matter Canadian naval policy No other of course, could be ttiio this one. (Continued OB i i nn this ;