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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 19, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Alfau Thursday, October 1911. Number 2fil COLORADO WILL SUPPORT IHBRIDGE FOR NEXT CONGRESS BORDEN WILL PUNISH PROVINCE OF ALBERTA Won't Hand Over Re- sources to Grit Gov- ernment SAYSMICHENER Provincial Tory Leader at Pinche'r Creek Meeting (Special to the Herald) Plncher Creek, Oct. first Shot, -was fired in tlie ojrara house last night by the Conservatives in the bye-election contest going on in this and other ridings in Alberta. H was long; after the advertise dhour before any audtence put iu an appear- puce and when the .meeting opened ihe hall was about hair full', though ether seatg were occupied on. On the platform were E. Wichener, M. P. P., Red Deer; Geo. K Campbellf Wetaskiwin, and O. Mush, Strathcona; Kobt. Patterson, Ttlacleod; A. C. Kemmte, who presided as and one or two local Conservatives of town. In opening tlie meeting A. C. Kem- ifiis made a spirited tho.ugh brief ad- dress hi which -he denounced the me- thod adopted in placing Premier Sif- lon at the head of tho government of Alberta without. :i mandate from the people. He urged those present to show their; disapproval of his ad- ministration by thteir votes on the Hist. The candidate, John Kemmip was long after the advertised horn tlonesrtqg.Ht other parts of the riding, lo make the crowd assume a more solid or missive appealince he unit cd those present to fake seats nearer the platform. The first speaker called- on was Sir. Patterson, of Macleod, whose re- marks were directed largely in fault iimling with the liberal government at Fdmonton dealing specificallj with j the A. and Gk W. .transaction. Air. Campbell, of Strathcona, who as the chairman had previously re- marked, was like John Herron, one or the' Conservative candidates who had been turned down on September 21st. Mr. Campbell, after waxing elo- quent on the agricultural and other prospects of Alberta, launched out in- to an eulogy of F. W. G. Haultain and tire form of coalition government of which he was premier in the old Northwest Territories days. From this he went into the political ciues- liojiB of.the day as they province of Alberta, some of his re- marks having an Independent' ring to them. Mr. also of Strathcona, wag the next speaker, and spoke quit M'.KAY DENIES RUMOR v Toronto, Oct. A. G. McKay tonight denied em- phatically the rumor circulat- ed today that bin resignation as leader of the Liberal party was on tho way to H. Jl. Mo- wat, K. C., president of tho Ontario Liberal association. "All said Mr.. McKay. "My only thought is to win the election and become pre- mier of Ontario." FATALITY IN COLERIDGE YARDS Brakeman's Foot Was Caught in Split i Switch Coleridge, Alta., Oct. fatal accident occurred in the Dimmore yards of tlie C.P.R. here-early this morning. A liralieman the name of Rohctellc from Boston, Mass, while making, a coupling, had his foot caught in a split switch throwing him under the .wheels.. Two of passed his, botlj LEU slung In1 life out instinll} and mangling him honibh 1Iii> remains were taken on a spcci.il to Medicine litre an imjuest will be held COLORADO GOVERNOR GREETS LETHBRIDGE DELEGATES UP IN THE MOUNTAIN CLOUDS Admires Enterprise of This City and Promises Support of the Exhibits of Western at Dry Farming Report Hal briefly in an arraignment of the Sif- ton administration irom a .business point of V'KW. The speaker of the evening was the leader 'of the Conservative party in Alberta, Mr. Michener of Tied Defcr. This gentleman's efforts consisted of a series of criticisms'of the Liberal government since the pro- vince of. Alberta >was made a self governing one. In big address lit re- viewed the various schemes or policies brought forward by the 'Rutherford and Slftoii tdmini at rations, and while using courteous was none the less tinbparihg iu his denunciation BANQUET BORDEN Halifax, Oct. Conserva- th es of this province will banquet Hon. H. L. Borden here on Nov. 2. STRATHCONA TO GO W HIGHER cable Ottawa, Ocl. special to the Journal says London, Eng., Oct. .is stat- ed on the best authority that Lord Strafchcona, the High Commissioner for Canada, is about to-be offered an- other step .in the peerage. The bestowal of this additional iionor on tlip "Grand Old Man ot as lie is coiwnioiily termed icrc, is to come direct from the antlwilt be most popular. The High" Commissioner will proh- ihly he given an earldom. His lordship almost goes out of liis way to.attend social mee-t- iigs and public dinners, especially which wiii ciiiiiir pruinoiw Liii; interests of the Dominion or help the (From the Herald's Own Reporter) Colorado Springs, Colo., Oct. "Gentlemen ,1 am mighty glad to greet you. 1 understand you are here from Canada io attend the Dry Farm- ing Congress and in the name of the State of Colorado, I .welcome you. You have a very fine exhibit here, one of which any country might well be proud. You have mads a wonder- ful showing, and I am glad to see that you have cabled off a large mea sure of the prizes, even frfem our own Colorado, and I hope to see you carry off the Dry Farming Congress for eteen twelve. Colorado is boosting for Standing in Crystal Park, near the summit of Pike's Peak, Governor SkaCroth. of the State oC Colorado, snoko to a Lethbridgc dele- gates on a pleasure trip today. When he governor found that the Leth- and Canada party were visit- ng the Park this afternoon, ho asked hat they remain U> meet him. Oil his arrival at .Crystal Park, nine thousand feet above the sea level, he ireeted. the party very warmly, and sneaking of the excellent relations existing between Canada and the States, he explained his desire to see the Congress made international. Af- ter, shaking hands with the party, three rousing cheers were gnoii amidst the drifting clouds oil tho mountain top. Lethbritlge- is assured of the sup- port of Colorado Springs for the Con- gress. A large reception was held for the officers of the lnter: national board, at which Hon. Duncan' JUnrshail. who has become famous here for his oratorical abilities, Hon; W. Jl. Motherwell Governor Shaf- roth, all spoke complimenting the two countries on Dry Fanning basis. Report of Secretary-Treasurer 'An important report to the Con-: guess was that of its Sccrctary- Treasiircr, John T. Hums. "Your sec- retary sail! Mr. Burns, that never in the history of the world has there been such remark- able growth in connection with, any j agricultural organize lion us that of the International Dry-Farming Con- gress, and that your executive com- mittee lias reason to lit' proud of the year's accomplishments irom tho .standpoint of the helpful- ness extended by j.Uiis organization, to the fanners of ihe-Vorld. The nwm- ber.ship at-the closfejof tlic fiscal year, Oct. 10th, had readied The largest percentage of increase, in any foreign was in which furnished 500 paid-up memberships during; the "year; Tliere has been ax perceptible increase in interest anil membership throughout every country in the world, there is scarcely u civilized country not now represented on our membership roll. "Tlie year 191L was a year of most trying conditions in many agricultur- Europcan Cdpflict Avert- ed by Great Britain's Action New York, Oct. Lon- don cable says the Daily Ex- press asserts that a European war was narrowly averted two weeks, ago. France's attitude was a linn refusal to discuss the position on Germany's ba- sis. Germany was ready to more an army to the French -frontier when the British government gave notice that -the British fleet and army would aid 'France. al necUons of the country, in spiki ot which auxiliary association', have field most interesting and enthusias- tic meetings in Kansas, Wyoming, SUti tli Dakota, North Dakota, Texas, New Mexico and other states. "Since beginning its publicity cam- paign in April the International Dry- Fanning Congress lias placed in the hands of dry-fanners copies of the official call for the Congress, and through tlie press department has se- cured the publication of hundreds oi' thousands of items 'discussing the various phases of dry-farming, or Features uf the Congress1 work, in ex- cess of personal letters have been written in this oITice in handling the various departments oE tlie work. Governor Morris, of Montana, and Governor Shafqrth, of Colorado, have themselves sent out letters to the dry-farmers in each of these two .states. .Most of the railroads in. the West Imvc'jcnthusiastically supported the work and >sonw! have subscribed liberally toward the general expens- The secretary proposed tlie division i the congress into ;thc following sections: soil, tillage and .machinery; crops and, breeding, agricultural for- estry, agricultural farm management, -scientific research, con- ferences of agricultural colleges anii experiment stations. "The members of. the said Mr. Burn "should be called upon to elect mem- berships in one or ot the above" outline. The section in that it is now a recognized fact farm management is most important among farmers that tlie system of handling the business affairs of the farm has in the past; been impractical and costly, and that there must be more general establishment of busi- ness methods in the rural districts' in order that the farmer may maintain lis independence, protect against oss and increase his profits." (Continued on page n.) PEKIN FEARS FOR THE IMPERIAL SOLDIERS MARRIED ON DEATH BED Tilsonburg, Om., Oct. On her death bed Dr. Sadie I-lolnves was married last night to J. .Mahon of Cobalt, form- erly oE Woodstock. The newly made bride died early this morning. .Miss Holmes was a dentist some years ago. She obtained a special act from the legislature entitling h-er to practice. HAVE NO CARS TO SHIP THE COAL Serious Complaint From Taber and Coal City "There hasn't been a car we could ;ct at Coal City or Taber for a declared a prominent coal- op- erator in that district this morning "The C.P.H. knows we.have coal, to ship the people of the LETHBRIDGE POPULATION SHOWS REMARKABLE RATE OF INCREASE Lethbridge's growth in population! Calgary's population in 1011 is plac-1 plo than Lolhbridgo in .IJ.iOii, while as been confined practically to the at- in an in-. today its .population ia asL five years, and it-3 ratio of .111-, crease in five yeans of It will be seen by comparison tliah has '2-1.SS2 peo- Lcthbrldge in the past fire years baa crease is remarkably good. In the I Edmonton in comparisons published yesterday only pla, while in its population was j increased in population very rapidly he figures of the 1901 cena.us were 11.1G7. (compared with thy other cities, liven, but It must be remembered i Medlcina Hat in 1906 had a papula- In Saskatchewan and, Manitoba the .hat an official census of "Western tion of 707 more than Leth- census figures for the cities in 190G (Janada was taken in the law bridge, while in 1911 it .has an >rovkling for a census of the Wcsst increase of in six years. of tlrcli-actions." He gave an animated ca'.lsl! of discourse on agriculture, contending that an agricultural college should have preference to a university in a province as ours. Touching on tlie question of our natural resources the vaid that the Rorden gov- ornment'-woiiM not hand them over, lo a Liberal adminmiratlon here, whom, he affirmed, bad stated they did them. Dealing with >V and G. W. case Mr. Allchenier gave us another example of history repeat- Jug the Conservative point of failed to show how (i Conservative administration at Ed- monton could improve on the posi- tion. In his concluding mnarks the speaker dealt out'shoals of confidence as to the result of the bye-elections soon to be settled at the polls, niid on the of which Among other engagements not strictly appertaining to Canada which he has accepted is to preside at the annual (tinner of the Royal Hospital for Incurables at Strcatham .on No- vember 16th. ytrathcona ami Mount Royal Is at present a Baron of the .United Kingdom', which he was made in 1807. In Hie peerage the creation is de- scribed as "Harem Strathcona and Mount Koyal of Glcncoe, County oi Argyll, and Mount -Royal, Quebec, Canada (Peerage of the United King- special remainder in default of issue to his pnly daughter Mar- garet ('harloUc Howard, and her every five years. In 1901 Lethbrldge's population was and in 1906 it had only increased to but in 1911 the is an increase in five years of while the in- crease for ten years was only Lethbridgc Is about four times larger than it was In 1906 very creditable record. CALGARY WILL CENSUS Alberta. Mr. Jlichen'er'a' address, while delivered in. a free and easy, if rapid manner, WHS punctuated "rtlh TL-petltions arid towards Its clone prone to 'poetical quotations. The meeting cloned with cheors (or John Kenwnivi, the Conservative BANK CLEARINGS KEEP INCREASING The bank clearings for this week are ns 'against for the corresponding week last year. The flgunia for last week are Igary, Alfa., Oct. since report came, oiil IhuL Calgary's population according to the hist cen- sus would be only ibc city of- ficials have only been wailing the of- ficial anriouncemeii! to take action. At tUe next meeting of the. council Ihe coinmisslniicrfi will recommend [were Stralhcona possessed 598 mora poo- C. P. R. Traffic Earnings Show a Remarkabe Increase Mniilrc.il, Ocl. gross eani- gs of tho Canadian Pacific for Ihe two weeks of the current, nvnuth show an increase of This Iliat general husineKS is on Ihe boom. figurcs am) Ihe second week that an accurate census of the city he taken so Unit tlie world may know what'l.lie actual population of one of the largest cities on tlie western prairies really is. S3, 510, 000, tlip. increases being 000 and for Ihe respcclive n'folcs. Tliis makes the iorUiighl gross very close to I lie mark or ami 1911 are as follows: prairies need coal, lint they are care- less about giving us cars to get the coal declared this gentleman This is a serious. condition oi things ami" UK: C.P.R should be ..brought to task through tl.E proper Many small mines are producing and it is upon their product'. many communities are dependent.-, -If the C.P.R. does not do its share in get- ting tho coal out, then the consumer is goiiiEr to surfer, as well as the mine operators. INSPECTOR'S VISIT WAS FEARED Parry Hound, Out., Oct. 19. Though another day has passed with- out disclosures or any diminution oC tho puzzling features connected with escaped the disappearance of Miss Violet Smith, the Toronto school teacher at Dillonsport, the repeated setbacks uive only served to stimulate inter- est in the case. One, supreme search District A ttor- ivill be made today. icy Haiglit is satisfied that the 1911 Moose Jaw....... 13.S25 Prince Albert Regine...... Saskatoon....... Brandon......... Winnipeg....... 1S5.-I30 Portage la Prairie I Ait h bridge's increase, compared with all the West, shows .up remark- well. ncdiatc neighborhood has been well i There only remains the dis- fi249 am' yesterday a irmn S005 into the .Sound to arrange a i party to cover thai district. At the Kamsay home where Miss Smith boarded, it was stated that Miss Smith for several days had been in dread of the public school inspector's .it. Telegraphic Communicat ion has Been cut Off FIGHT AT HANKOW An Engagement Between Evenly Balanced Forces Hankow, Oct. first since the arrival of the Imperial troops from this north, fought to- Hay on the north bank-of the Hun River, just west of thin elty. It indecisive, however, although the re- volutionists temporarily drove the. Imperial troops back from their posi- tion, but in doing so they eihauated ttoeir rifle ammunition, and ware fon> eel .to retire. Revolutionists, with in- fantry and artillery, attacked the gov- ernment troops, which were reinforc- ed from Chinese warships in the rir- er and supported 'by the guns of the fleet. 'While fighting was in progress thirteen foreign vessels in the river landed a joint force, under the com- mand of Vlco-Admiral Sir Alfred M. Winsloe, commander of the British Kast African fleet, who, on acount of his seniority, has been given charge. of the men in protecting the. foreign missions. The Red Cross neutral, camp, In charge of Dr. of the .Am- erican mission, received and cared for, the i ebel wounded. About 2000 re-" volutjonists were pitted against nil equal number of loyal' soldiers ,and it was fair fighting. Early reports that tlie rebels 'outnumbered the-OTemy five lo one were incorrect. This ev- ening the Imperial troops are irig reinforcements, while the revolu: tionists' ara replenishing their sup- plies. A renewal of hostilities take place soon, as it appears to be the plan of the rebel leaders to force the righting before the troops have tlmfe to' recover. At the first sound of firing the- Admiral Chen Ping, m command of the- Chinese, warships, ordered men landed to support General Chang Piao, formerly commander ot the tioops of the Wu Chang district, who had assumed command of the Imper- ial troops. The rebels had ed this movement by the flwt, Mtd directed a hot fire npon Uw and the landing partiw Iron Wn. Ohaug. Admiral Sah in turn tta warships to fire upon the rebel field pieces. The warshloi' offlem. however, were seriously handicapped by the danger to foreign coneeMibns nvolved in their fire. Two foreign newspaper correspondents narrowly with their lives. They, had AT WHY CANADA IS GROWING London, Oct. the Canadian census tlip News rc- I marks tii.-it her proximity to Europe been cruising in the river in tion of the battle. Movement Not WideiprMd London, Oct. Tien Tains correspondent of the says It is not clear whether the movement la tho province of Sxe Cbuen ii eon- reacted with the'Hankow revolt. Missionaries in the northwest of -Hun- an are milking preparations to for the places of safety as withdraw, als of. loyal troops tor concentration in Hankow gives rise to fears of dis-' turhunces. The government arrangements for the transport of troops from Shaug Tunn and Manchuria are in confus- ion anil no troops in these districts have been moved. outlook Is unchrraged except that the absence of risings elsewhere be held to indicate that, the is not widespread. f On the Alert at Canton ('onion, Oct. provincial j ami tho Unllod her greater authorities here alarmed at revohi- 11 natural' advantages, and more. geacr-' policy, explain why SI. TlifimiiH, Out., Oct. of twenty ing to bring about a reconciliaiion a imtfou goes, with her husband or. get suppnrl lor limelf ami Uirwvycur-oW child, Mrs. Pearson, v.-ife of "Del" Oils Canada is so oiiiairipplng Australia in population within thy abort so fur as the life of is a splcmliil showing and indicates ivnr.son, ;l I'cre MarqiH'tti- brake-man, this drlilieratclv riirit'd LAND FOR SETTLERS IN N. 3. WALES lives of iHirseli and lilllti nnc. wort! stniuh by a i111'11 !''irsl' Avt'-> just within Hie city limits. Mrs. Pearson diml just afk'r shu was ilis-