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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. I. LETHBRIOQE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24, NO. 217. TORIES ARE NOT VERY HOPEFUL Chief Organ Of Party Only Small Majority Ottawa, Oct. eve of elec lion the predictions of the Con- made early in toe the were to be stampeded by wholesale charges of graft and the Conservative party swept into power by an indignant el- ectorate is discounted by -reports re- ceived ut the capital today from ev- ery province of the Dominion. There has absolutely no stampeding but complete unanimity .exists and the Liberal party was never more un- ited for victory. The Toronto News, which is now the authorized chief Conservative or- yesterday came down from its previous high forecasts of a Borden majority and after figuring out all possible gains, managed to reach the admittedly uncertain conclusion that the Conservative majority would be fifteen. That was based on the as Humption that 61 Conservatives would be elected in Ontario to 25 Liberals, 30 Conservatives in Quebec M THE MAN FOR BRIDGE LETH- The Liberal Government at Ottawa will be returned to power. Even Conservative papers admit thai. Would it not bi> better for Leth bridge to have a support- er of that Government at Ot- tawa? Mr. Sunmoni a member of the Liberal party would be able to imprest'upon the Government the needs of this district just as he has done as a member oPthe local Legislature. Lethbridge U growing and we want a man at Ottawa who will keep our interests and demands continually before the Government. Every true Lethbridge ten should vote for W. C. Simmons. PATHETIC CASE HEARD AT TABER Men At the Pwnt Of Stele Food LF.THBRIDGE PRIOR TO ISM MR, MAGRATH AND THE WORKtNGMAN A VIEW OF ROUND ST. BETWEEN BEDPATH AND FORD ST. ON A CIRCUS DAY BULGARIA WONT ACCEPT Negotiations Between Bulgaria and Turkey Unsatisfactory Oct. negotiations representatives of Turkey Sofia, between and this country were a perfect ex- ample of Oriental bargaining. M. Stoyamowich. the Bulgarian postmus ter general, and the Turkish minister of. foreign affairs, were also present at the negotiations. At the outset the Turks would only concede tho veriest minimum. The recognition of Northern Bulgaria as an independent condition that thin kingdom pays the Uumelian ami the property plus areas. The Bulgarians declared thoir willingness to pay for the rail- way but said they would give no tri- bute. At this, point tho negotiations were interrupted the envoys ar- rived'. St. Petersburg; Oct. fate of the Russian1 proposal to reunite j and Austro-Turkish, they say, the broken strands'( of the Balkan i considered highly desirable but difficulties in tho way of formulating a programme but the highest author- ities of the foreign offices here do not share this view and point to thc ob- vious impossibility of settling the breaches of international compacts by other methods than international con- ference. Separate preliminary agree- Mr. Magrath's unfriendli- ness to the workingman is not confined solely to the where he lobbied for re- peal of an eight hour law for miners. When was a member of the Territorial Legislature at: Regina he supported a bill re- ducing the garnishee exemp- tions from to That means that the Conservative candidate in the prettnt con- test wanted to leave the work- ingman with practically noth- ing extmpt from a garni the e. This, is an (ncident from Mr. Magrath's record aa a public man at Regina. it in mind when you cast your vote on Monday. A MAN ADRIFT IN A SHALL BOAT A Wonderful Escape From Death R. freight ''and t.nw: Saturday afternoon. pri7C will be given anj- couple.' thVt! UpOn m of Section 32f Township 8, of Meridian. at labor Temple. FOR POLLING DIVISION NO. 86, north to Koad leading to ot Section. 36, thence' "West-along Satu rday night. Road "till it passes out of City Lifn-- Probably the most sympathetic" case i Magistrate" Au-! its bclpw Brickyard and West to bin's court was tthat of yesterday when Clarence and Pat O'- Di-ien. two-young men, were charged by Alfred Anderson of Woodpecker, with entering his shack and -jt Jitit.c: therefrom four jars of fruit cne pigeon, arid demanding from damages. The boys were un- fortunately caught in the awful tm7- Belly River; South to continuation Townahtp 8, Range 22, not included in No. 84, of the River-and South of Redpath East boon- side bounded by dary Round Street from Redpath to Couriland St. along Courtland St: Street and along Crabb meeting to seo be done to zard of Tuesday last. They heiog Irc- lessen the badly-congested state .of numbed with cold and hungry atkert aflfairs, and get some of their, grain j different ranchers to taxo shipped out before next spring. rumor is also prevalent that a of Redpath Street from Union Bank to Crabb corner to the River. West-of 4th} Street ,till it. passes out of the City .Meridian. Polling station at Tempo- j Limits.' West of the 4th Meridian: rary Police Quarters. opposite Fire Polling Station at Oliver's Hall. HaH' FOR POLLING DIVISION NQ. 87 FOR POLLING DIVISION NO. 85, LETHBRIDGE.-That portion of the portion of the City within, the following boundaries: Round Street from Baroness Road to number of bank clerks, real estate men, and others in the towns, .who own grain, have their names, down on the car register, without the least right to do so. This, it is said, is done as a blind in order that the farmers may be told when they make any demand for cars that there, are too many names down ahead of them About 200 farmers held an indigna- tion meeting a short time ago and but were refused id-n '.t- wandering to a lones j i n- ed by Alfred Anders >n. they entered, made a.nrc, r and cooked it, used a little flapjacks and in addition to'lMp.r.c.p- City South of Bompas Street and East of Round Street to Courtland Street, and East of Crabb Street Street, along Bompas Street] from Courtland till it pastes out ncluding. all of the R.N.W.M. Police [the City Limits. Wost of 4th Mer- Barracks, to Kasteru boundary ofjidian. Polling Station at; Central Section 32, Township 8, School. submitted a very strong protest the local board of trade. to As the story goes, this was com- ed then to some fravi, ly to make a aieal. Ffctr no- thing from the house, n.ilv 'uN Irrfy had1 eaten. They 'acKiM. of hav- ing enough to settle '.ison's assumed damages. JiHigc Auhin, af- ter hearing their laUirlK "tory of suffering, said, "Under the prevailing circumstances, that confronted young men, they did nothing ie than any man would have at such a time. They are in aiy opin- ion, not guilty of the charge and if thc complainant still demands his damages. I will pay them out f my own pocket. The case is dismiss- ed and the men discharged." The ever welcome Chinook set in last evening in dead earnest. Today the roads are slurh, while the sun is brightly shining, having thc appear- ance of spring. THE CAPTAIN DEAD. Ont., Oct. John Robinson, of the barge Cnttery triec to save his dog, which felJ overboard municated to Supt. Price, of the C. P. R., in Calgary. He went down to Claresholm, and had an interview with the president of the Board of Trade, after which a meeting of that body was called, and a resolution glossing over the whole situation was passed. This, however, did not suffice, and more trouble was raised by the indignant agriculturalists. The! result was, C. S. Hotchkiss, of Clares holm, was appointed by the govern- ment to seo that the provisions of thc grain act arc not contravened. He is said to have demanded the car register, and struck the fake regis- trations from it. thcsfl beinir, replac- ed by thc names of farmers who real- ly needed the cars. The situation, however, is not being relieved, for the simple reason that the C.P.R. cannot at present supply the cars to handle the grain. They find it im- possible. Another indication meeting of the farmers around the flaresholm and Granum districts is billed for Satur- day next. A Daily News representative marlo o..-i gear of one of the IOODIS and with regard to the pnrt ho is suppos-! badly crushed. The ambulance wa od to have played in (ho nbove, but ancl McCKiry was rc- unfortunatcly ho is out of town. moved to the hospital. Miss Mc- Mr. Strong, tho manager of the Al- is in thc North Ward, bcrta Pacific olfivator company con- firmed tho report that the elevators fnll. arul fhnf they found Accident At Woollen Mill Just before noon today Miss D McCleary, an employee at the Wool ion Mill, met with a very painful ac cident. Her arm was caught in th South half of Section 5, both in Township 9, Rsjnge 21; and that'portion' of the South- cast quarter of Section Township 6, 22, lying North and East of the Hill Road. West of the 4th Meridian. Polling Station att West- minster School. FOR POLLING pIVISION'NO. North i half of Section 6, Township 9, Range 31. West of the 4th Meridian. Station at Pool Hall. Kings and Albert's constituency took part in probably the hottest meet- ing of the campaign in Canada on Tuesday. George W. Fowler, the Con- servative candidate in .Kings and Albert tnd F. B. Can-ell, the Liberal candidate in Carleton met in a joint debate, Mr. Fowler Having challeng- ed Mr. 'Both, were given great receptions con- siderable trouble with tlie cheers of friends and the" derisive hooting of enemies. Several times the- heated interchanges between the principals caused a fearful uproar. Mr. Fowler the various is" ys, the UriiK, the G-T. P., ind es maue against tije Liberals in various part of try. Mr. Carvell spent some time on the F6rrestcr'a; natter. spoke FOR POLLING DIVISION No. 90. the Government's policy-m con- nection with railroads, immigration and other questions. Thioga adrift. His boat from the launch. had broken loose THREATEN GOVERNOR Ssiuburg, Tenn., Oct. of threats against the life of n :r Patterson, who is personally di- recung the investigation of nigh: riders, detachments of troops' asaign ed to safeguarding the governor have been increased and additional pre- cautions taken to prevent any attack on the military camp here. DR. DEVEBER DID VOTE AND SPEAK Bgfct law North half of. warm during the meeting but grew Section 6, and thc. south half of j exceptionally so when Mr. Fowler Section 5. Township S, Range There was some hissing and he and all portions of the South half'aaked amid an uproar ".what was the of Township 9, Ranges 21 and 22, and ali those portions of the North two rows of Sections in Townships 8, Ranges 21 and. 22, West of Belly River, not included in the Polling Divisio'ns Nos. 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, or 80. West of the 4th. Mer- idian. House. Polling Station at Peacock'a LETHBRIDGE WAS AHEAD OF ALL Reported Greatest Increase Of Bosmess In die West VOTE FOR SIMMONS difficulty in getting cars. He also stated that was at thc inrligan- tion hold rwcntly. 115s npin ion. hownvor, is that the farmers, in Hon. Senator L. M. Jones, of To- ronto, president and general superin- tendent of the Maasey-Harris Co., spent some hours yesterday looking over the company's local branch. Ac- companying the Senator on his of inspection are W. G. Hunt, of Cal- gary, general manager for this dis- trict; H, B. Robertson, of Toronto, and C. H. Whitaker, of. Winnipeg, both of whom are connected with the company. It is three years since the Senator! inspected this line, and he expressed himself as being surprised at thc rapid development. He referred to the rapid progress in the growth and development of the city, and the wonderful change in Southern Al- berta from a ranching country to such a splendid winter wheat district. Asknd ,'is to the increase in busi- ness in this district compared with othor parts of the West, the Sonator referred to Mr. Hunt, who stated that at no point increase greater than at Lethbridge. The party on thoir special CRT left for tho East last "night. many cause trrmb'lr; for them- selves, inasmuch ns they neglect to make immediate use of the cars rxpecied that they get them. roadv lhis wmter. CONTRACT FOR STATION FVrnio, B. C., Oct. contract for C. P. R. station and froipht. sheds have boon lot to C. J. Digby, of Fernie, who built thf last depot destroyed by thf rocont fire. Tho now fricght sheds will be com- December first, bnt it is depot will be WILL GET OUT FOR TAFT Washington, Oct. n, all the official ...The haven't a railway policy. They are tied hand and toot to the C. P. R. Justs look at the records in one case. The Great Northern wanted a charter for a road to-enter Southern Britishs Columbia. The C. P. R. wanted tition kept out of that fr tory. What was the result? fc Every Conservative member fc of the railway committee lin- ed up and voted to kill the Jr competitive road. fr Every Liberal member of tht committee voted for com- petitive road and it was only by the vote of the chairman of the Committee, a Liberal, that the charter was secured. Which do you prefer? The party'favoring competition or the party favoring monopoly. )fc If you want competition cast 4- your vote for W. C. Simmons on Monday. CHAS. HYSSOP SR. PASSES AWAY A Well Known and Respect ed Citizen of This City matter with the geeae." Mr. Carvell then held toward him an extract from the insurance com- mission's report and asked Mr. Fow- ler to read certain paragraphs. Then thinga became wild: Mr. Fowler said Mr. Carvell should read it himself. Mr., Carvell's supporters cried out "read it" and the excitement gr worse than ever, and in the midst of it all the chairman announced time was up and the crowd started out. There was more speech making cat- side and bonfires weni lighted. LIBERAL MEETING OFF of today's e.ibmet meeting membors of the- president's family will go out some next week to mako political speeches in thr> stales whtre there is a doubt JKS to tho ov.tcomc of the campaign! in favnr of Mr. Taft. The Liberal raliy announced for tonjght in OJiverTs Hall has beers called or! as Mr, Simmons has decided to avail himself of the invitation to at- tend the Magrath rally. The request that a meeting be held under the auspices of the Trades and Council has not been accepted by the Conservatives. Mr. Simmons will naturaiiy look for fair treatment as to the allotment of time for his An old and well known resident passed away at four o'clock yesterday afternoon in the person of Charles Hyssop. The old gentleman was an exceptionally strong man and with the exception of a brief illness last August was in good health until two days before hia death. Heart failure was cause of his demise. Mr. Hyssop was born in Ireland and emigrated iu Aimuico. i.x was sixteen years of age. He has been a resident of the city and dis- trict for the past eighteen years. He sp. nt the past few months on h s ranch near the city but a few days ago came in to the residence of his son William on Smith St.. where his death took Mr. Hyssop's three sons, Charels, Abraham and arc all well known citizens of vthbridge and to them, the gvaul children and other relatives tho sym- pathy of their many friends is ex- tended. The funeral service will take at Knox church on Monday, JOS. HICK'S REQUEST Edmonton, Oct. applica- tion for the re-instatement of Joseph Hicks as a barrister and solicitor in Alberta was adjourned until the sit- tings of the full court in Calgary to allow both the Law Society and the applicant to file such material as they wished in connection with the case. The. Conaerrative party in thia through the. newspaper supporting" it, declares Dr. DeVeber, when a mem- Uu; for this city in the Northwest Legislature, was not in the House when the- bill to repeal the eight hour, law for. miners came up. It is charg- ed also that he was not present when the vote took place. Such a charge is absolutely false. II-these peddlers ot fabrications would have goae to the trouble of looking up the journals of the Legislature they would have found Dr. DeVeber did vote and vot- ed against the repeaL But in fear that they might find the truth they do nbt investigate but proceed to car- ry on their usual tactics of building up a campaign against their oppon- ents on falsehoods. RAISED THE MONEY London, Oct. friends of Nicholas Pcheikovsky, the Russian patriot who has been in prison in St. Peterburg for the past eleven months, by means of numerous subscriptions and a friendly loan, were enabled yes- terday to telegraph to the Russian capital a guarantee of the bail demanded hv It is believed he will be liberated. DeVeber vote hut he spoke hammered some Bad Storms In Kansas Tf tho of MY. Wm. Hys- s-ip, Smith St., and interment will take placr in tho public wmctory. Mr. Hyssop was 73 years of age and had won the ostoom and of all who know him. GOING TO MANITOBA Kingston. Ont., Oct. J.W MitohHl, of Kings ton Dairy School, has a Agricultural College. Kansas City, Mo., Oct. reports that snow has fallon almost continually over that section of Kan- sas for tho last 12 hours and the temperature has reached 33 degrees. Trains are delayed at BartlesvilK Oklahoma The Rainy River today ia ii-ft higher than at any time since 1S85. Rain has falling alf-np its valley almost constantly for 72 hours. Kartelesville i.s und-T four foet of wat'-r. At Falls. Oklahoron persons shivered i'.i a cold wind as a result of the washing out dur- ing the nifflit of ;i pas main the Arkansas River. A .steady down- r-unr of rain that began 36 hours ago j c ''n t i inn .s. Several ra i I way bridges "i- K-UIJ wasliCTj away and many Not only did Dr. against the repeal against it and he hot shot into R. B. Bennett, the mem- ber who was promoting the repeal and Mr. Magrath, who was lobbying- for it. Dr. DeVeber's speech is on re- cord in the official reports of the As- sembly and a part of that speech reads as follows: Another objection put forward was that the eight hours, a day practically existed now. Well, if that be so, if the men and. em- ployers were both willing to have it so by custom, why not have it so by law? He thought the whole gist of the matter was the belief that the eight hours would increase the' cost of production. He hafc no doubt that the gentleman horn ethbridge who had been canvas- sing the members, said so. This was a pretty cold country, and a. rise in the price of coal would be a serious matter. Well, he had had a talk with the manager of the coal mine and he said it would make very little difference. It would make a difference of only ten cents a ton. Now, there were very fi w persons who would burn more than twelve tons in a year. How many of them for the sake of SI.20 a year would try and make these unfortunate, miners worfc two or three hours more a day than thry wanted to? Another thing was that it was admitted the prin- ciple was right, but. it was said it premature because country was not ready. He maintained that the country was ready. He asked the House to consider the question very carefully. There were, as he had said, two side to tho question: capita] and labor. Capital had. enough friends because it conM iheitT, but rabur harr TO to their smypathy. ;