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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 16, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta WILL VOTE ON LOCAL OPTION FIVE MEN SUFF Toronto, Oct. Five men were .located by Illuminating gas. Four of I aged 40, mechanic; George found dead yesterday morning in their victims were.'ln onu room and the Williams, aged 45, polloher; William at the Occidental Hotel, 1620'j fifth was In an.'adjaccnt room. The Dundas ttreet, west Toronto, all I suf- Big Fight Raging in Tw License Districts Camrose, Oct. the peti- tion presented by the. Alberto 't-mp erance and .Moral Reform League, for a vote on local option lo be m '.icense districts Nos. nnd -I been granted, and that the vote will recorded, about the middle of No- Jlrar. on which has not yet been determined, upon, has 'been an- nounced by Dr. Strong, chairman of Uie board of -licenss commissioners of the province. Between and vvlll :'n all probability be spent in tlie con- ''.net of .the. campaign within tbe .next three or four, vscelrs. The L'icen cd 'icUiallers Association, which ha ganli-ed for tho purpose or fighting the issue, has arranged to raise i fund for this purpose, which will to ial little short of is an.vion to bring the vote on early .in Non.ni The Moral-reformats have isk ?d for a vote oil November 21. and is regarded as probable that tba d tt be get for some date during the second week of the: month. Large sums of money are b'aing spent by the reformers in bringing prominent speakers to the, province and in the of literature bearing'upon the prohibition question its' varous aspects. The campaign will be directed for the reformers by Hev. w. U. For tune, secretary of tbe provincial lea-' ,eue; HOT. T.: Albert Moore, (secretary of .the Social and Moral He- form .League of the Methodist church ,'ll Canada; Rev. p. McGregor, as- sociate secretary ol the- Social Aloraf Reform league of the Presby- terian church the Dominion, and Jlev; A. "B. Gordon will canvas districts, covering.every mile of set- Wed territory which they may find it possible to visit during limited time now remaining .before the day of tbe Plebiscite. 'Much Territory Will be Affected In all eighty-omj licenses will be affected by the vote to be taken next month. Fifty-four of these are in dis- trict NTo. 3, which stretches across the province from tbe Saskatchewan boundary to the confines of British Columbia, ami takes In the greater part of the settled area .between Ed nionton and Calgary. Twenty-sovcs of the licenses are in district No. 2, which takes in a wide stretch of terri- tory- to the east and' north-east of. EoV monton. There are persons entitled lo vote in district No. a-nd in No. 2, according, to a careful estimate made by the reformeiu and the reprc sentatives of the Licensed Victuallers working together. half opened turned connection The Duchess of Connaught PARTY OF BANKERS PAY VISIT TO TABER President and Directors of Eastern, Townships Bank (Special to the NEW LIFE IN CHURCHILL TO BOARD OF TRADE Reorganization Meeting at Macleod was Large- ly Attended where the.four were found, gas jet and a partly to a gas heater were discovered-arid the gas that es- caped In this room was the cause of the death of the five. The dead men arc: Samuel Eadic. aged 32; polisher; Georgo Herbert Downs, ajjed'41, machinist; William Allen, aged 60, harness maker. BRIDGE DOWN Canada's New Governor General_______J KILTIES ARE THE. Excursionists ARRIVE AT DENVER 'me Receptions at Bill- ings, Sheridan and Edgemont From the Herald b ilenortcr on Sjiec- :liif Train) Billi ifcs Mont Get parti ea at Billingh sUe and sounH. inning ibont two bouis late. Piitj ith cars mclfithe tiain last night t Great Fallj The Gieat Xoithern using the crbsyd in great style F odj makes udhe enough to let peo inou .Lethbridge he Kilups b LVC theni.all .going.'Then a big crowd and parade at thi: ace. Kilties All the Rage Gillette, Wyo., Oct.' Leth Idg'e ilnnned over haK i >nr at Sheridan, Wyo., was mel the mayor ami Business Mens A ciiition with automobiles and likt. rough the park to the coal miueo. d shown some very fine public ildings. Just before leaving lion incnn Marshall thanked the Sheri- n ci ind officials for the hearty inner in which they entertained -the rty. Tbe Kilties are all. the rage. Straight to Congress Duuiit the (Special to..the Macleod Oct 11 the list, mont'is tliuu hab been little or. l interest taken in-the work rtacleoil'Hoard of Tradc'and in many tliLiu line bcLu so few members I ihcl Ocl Ib-Ihis noruiug this ft, lnu ]t was loan usilirt In i uistmguishul form ,hc pirti of olhculs of thi. 1 uu, ncK lnllroin com loMiiships Hink came m fiom lenl cs j! xtc UK! now ul in; I lit re inucli mil foi tin1- boiU It Inri conu to (jiiLslioit oi life oi deitli thd mil a sptci tl iiuetm? wns c'llletl on I rutung foi tin of re Hit, odwr ituf spccnl in idt tc i atti IK! intt, SUCCEED BIRRELL l-ondon, Oct. Chron- icle sajs there Tie persistent minors in political circles that Winston Churchill, tlie home secretary, will succeed Angus- tin Birrell ns cliier secretary tor Ireland. Mr. Birrell b health, it is stated, .will not ai'iow him .to stand the strain of the Home.Rule figlit next He probahly will be a lord of appeal tin, in fiom the i rn ite tir I'll Mim I hose in the pull XUIL Wm I iirwi-li Shtibioole pamltnl Mi McKiniion Sherhrookc SLUC mil 1 I Innimufilt 0 Hobcrlson mil Mi ucx h rlcoli-d Ml- for Shirhroole dnect o.s iiouml imicounlr, In llu loc ,1 man GLO T I uul llu j ill of I ibci ind inipiLfcbcil lib piosptct-i I loolrtd ovrr tlit site for thf mw hloc! ijank will cr it ?itM VPU UMV Ilio parh wrst to Lcthhriiige o" Hit IOCT! -r SEVEN KILLED IN WRECK Oinolin. Neh.r Oct. noo- filfi were killed and tnjiir- four of them Horioiisly in a ffA-, li-3ion between MIsBoiiri Patitfic PBSH-i nnper trnin N'o.; 10ft, northbound, on roiiln for Hi IB city, and a fast, freight, n-aln at Fort Crookc at, len o'clock loday. v, of and turn 'jid out Sncni iniporuiit questions discussed nin) much business v put j Hit fiiil Hid [wrhaiis most unpoit- Hifjitto 01 luihiness Iransicliil is j tlie.eloclidi; 01 ji larger execntivo coni- iiifitlt'f; hy the. opininh. of the I was coiiMdcrtd ueccssaij, iind flip iht-n .were chosen A. V. Luniiirr, H, H. T: McNMcol. 0. Mnrfickc, Dr. A. Supt- I1 C H .1. H: SnUicrlaiid, V II Alien afid J..Maly which uiili the present intm- (Conliniicd on ANOTHER RUMOR ABOUT MAGRATH The Duke of Connaught Udgemont, S. Oct. ar- ved hwre. We were met at the sta- tion Mnor Dale and the citizens held n parade, beaded by the Pipers' Band. We had great reception with short addresses given by Jlnyor Dale of Edgemont, .Mayor Adams and Pre> sident Hatch, with party being well received nil along the line. go straight to Colorado Springs with i Jllij two boms' stop at Denver. ;f Ihe lethmidge party go back er foi i rhy .later. I -J Arrive at Denver Denver, Col.. Oct. arrived acre at ten thirty. Tbe party met by Geo. G. Anderson, formerly of Lethbridge, and taken by tbe nercial Club to Cheesmnn Park on a j scenic tour. Tlie Kilties played at tho mpnmnent of Hobby 13urn-.3. Tbe op-'4> suing congress occurred at Colorado springs this afternoon, when Hon. Duncan .Marshall replied to the ,ul- ircss of welcome. COALCOMPANY C.N.R. SAID TO DIRECTORS HERE Calgary, Oct. Nnws-Tclc gram publishes- the foi.owing spcciu from Ottawa The probabilities point strongly U (hi: appointment, of C. A. Magratli. o.v-M.P. for -.IK (icutcnani .covornor of Alberta, at the cxpini tion of I.'nii. Mr. term, On March, 1 the term of tin lieutenant ROVrrnor of Nirw Hnins- juid tin: appointment if very IJkcly to go to Dr. Daniel, who usigiiing his seal in St. .lohn (o maltr way for the now minis- ter of marine. P. E. I. JUDGE APPOINTED Ottawa-, Oct. .1. Mar- In, barrister, Cliarlotlolown, P. 13. I., 'as bf.en appointed .Ilidge of (be city -owrl. of Clmrlottctown. The ap- loinlment Is (iateil In the official Gu- etto unnouuctimerit September 28. To be Addressed Here by the Premier 'and Two Cabinet Ministers Meetings in the interest of S. J. Shepherd, .the government can- didate in the provincial byc-elec- tlpn, have been arranged ,i> fol- lows, Saturday, Oct. Hall, North Uthbriclgc: Hon. C. R. Mitchell, W. A. Buchanan M. P., and the candidate. Wednesday, Oct. of P. Hall; Hon. A. L. Siflon, Premier of Alberta; Hon. Duncan Mar- shall, Minister of Agriculture, rind the candidate. A number oC the capilallsts chieliy interested the Leth- britlse are In the city today. Ainpng them arc J. N. GroeiislileUls and W. M. Lovett of Montreal, lion. Colin Campbell, teaac Cockbuni and D. H. DJngwall of Whrafpojs, and Clias." the general manager. -Tire party went out 'to the collieries this morning. START; FACTORIES THE DOMINION London, Oct. Griffiths. M.P., lias issued an appeal lo Lon- don iniiinnactiirei's to start hninch UniuK1 in Canadu, tin: isainu as have the Americans, Tlici'd is not fiinple iradn lie .says, "which, couldn't, jiucccssinlly lie tislalilishetl in Canatia wMhmit any Imoniiug going on, Camilla was clus- tinmvl to hccnnur one. of grcalcst of coiintrips, i-vt-ii if novcr .sunf, man or penny." HAVE BIG PULL n the New Conservative Government at Ottawa Ottawa, Oct. Government hat preceded Sir Wilfrid La.nrjcr's vas openly on the beat of terms with of .the great railway companies COBOURG LOSES OLD RESIDENT Colraurg, Oct. David Koss, joiifl of the oldest residents of Cob- ourp, illod at thn ago cif Mr. Koss was a staunch Liberal, anil on Satur- day last rneelvci! an autograph pholo or Sir Wilfrid l.aurler. Dr. Mills, ol the Hallway Commission, Is n aon-in- law. Canadian Pacific. Jt was a Con- emitlve Govcrnnient' which presided ver the birth of that company, and onrished it with, public funds am Dominion lands, so that the close re atioiislvip of. the two 'was not surprls ig- The Laurinr adminia'aTiiloii, In-like manner, if not in like measure, pro moled the creation and growth of. the Grand Trunk Hallway Company, with tlie result that thefc was in tlie mini or thti country an impression that the Government and the company were on terms of more intimate friendship Inat existed between the former ami cither of the two other transcontineil tal systams. H has been assumed, na a matter or course, 'Unit the nbrden adminis- rnlion and the Canadian 1'aciiic would resume those relations which :liaraclorixed the company and the ast .Conservative Govwrnmenl. Hut i new ractor has entered into the sit- Canadian Northern Rail- way Company. Today it is being iroadly charged, not by Liberalu, Init by dissatisfied Conservatives, that Air. HordVMl has surrendered to the' .Mackenzie and Mann influence, and that his Cabinet is a Mackenzie and Mann Cabinet. _ Serious Loss to the AL- berta and Kootenay Line (Special to the Herald) Plncher Oct. report reached hera Saturday that the bridge under process of construction by the Kootenayi Alberta railroad at Mill Creek had been blown down during the high prevailing on Friday night. La lei on in the day this information was substantiated by several who had witnessed ,the scene of the wreck. The bridge In question was a struc- ture of trestle work stated to be about feet high and a quarter of a mile long, the whole of which Is now flat- toned out on the ground, and the loss is estimated betwaon ?2500 and J3000. anything i-o saved at all from the debris it. may be tliatv the longer tim- bers can be reduced ..shorter lengths for material to be used for other purposes. Beyond fact that no lives were, lost no very definite or accurate in- formation has reached here Up to as late as Sunday night. It Is said that some men wore at work on on-a .em! of the bridge at -the time of the-accl- dent, hut your correspondent can' learn nothing of a reliable nature as to such being the .It has baen well known here for some time that the. construction of this bridge has been greatly delayed through the arrival of the. wronj class of lumber from the Pacific coast or in other words, the heavier tim- bers reaching thtt contractors last when they should -have been placed in position first, .It is .also, stated that the bridje work had been completed according: .p- the plans and specifications of the engineer, only awaiting the filling in process. This fact has g'nen to speculation here as to who writ be held, responsible for the damage 1 This disaster now places the com- lietloh of the Beaver Creek branch ot; the road at a date, not to.be easily Ignred out, whereas heretofore track aying was 'beginning: to go ahead and the branch, it was hoped, would le in operation this fall, if conditions iroved favorable. It is what may'be termed an open ecret here that wnen 'the Beaver Creek branch of the Kootenay and Mbcrta railway is fimy completed it 'a leased to the C. P. R.'for a erm of twenty years. BUILD WAREHOUSE AT MEDICINE HAT Medicine -Hat, Oct Melvin of the. 'MasMjr-Harria Company, .when in the city, Announc- ed1 that Medicine Hat wai to be made a distributing point for thli por- tion of Alberta by the company. The announcement entalls'tbe erec- tion of large. warehouses 'and 'offices at this lint details aie nott available at present. WANT THE RAILWAY COMMISSION TO ACT Jincher Creek Anxious for Approval of C.N.R. Plans Pincfcer Creek, Oct a (Spec- ially convened.meeLiag or the Cham- fcfir ol1 Commeruf! -with Dr. Warnock in the ,chair a resolution was unan- imously curried to the effect that'thw railway commission be to ap- prove the plans of the Canadi.m iS'or- f- thorn railway for this district, and to have tliB road completed by October, r-ris a large attendance at'ihis meeting' and among; those who took a prominent part in the diacwi- sjon wiire Mayor Dobble, Cbas Ket- tles and A. C. Keinmte At the meeting V. Foster was appointed delegate to attend tho Dry Farnilng Congress at Co'orailo Springs and loft Saturday to board the special train at Lcllibrldge. Tho bright sunnj' weatlior nrevall- ns here for over a week gave placa ;o elo.udy ami threatening weather on rhurstiay and Friday, but ;io moiatiirb foil hi the sjiape of either Dnrinj; the past two days, how- ever, .high and (lust has iinss diKagrcoabie. Whiln away, on a two months' trip o Florida and other southern fred Fournin purchasfid five acred of mil. land in tlio first named state, n- point of health lie looks from ;