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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Herald VOL. III. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1908. NUMBER 52. LAURffiR'S MAJORITY TO EXCEEDFffTY Quebec Cons., 200 Lib. Lib. Lib., ma- jority. Lib. defeated Liberal gain. Lib., 385. Lib., 100 maj. Lib., 790 maj. 8. A. Fisher, Lib., 320 maj. Cons., 45 Conservative gain. CHATEAUGUAY-Brown, Lib., by CHAMBLY-VERCHERE8 Geof- frion, Lib. Lib. eral gain. Lib. Lib., eket- Liberal gain. JACQUES CARTIER-F. D. Monk, Cons., 750 maj. Lib. Lib. Lib.. 400. Lib. Lib., Liber- al gain. Lib., 435. Dr. Paquet, Cons. 113. Lib., 300. Labor. Lib... Lib., 500. Lib., 37. MONTREAL, ST. var's Lib., 1519. MONTREAL, ST. LIBERALS MAY HAVE AS LARGE A MAJORITY AS IN THE OLD PA Every Province In the Dominion But Two Return a Majority Of Supporters For the Liberal Party Ontario, From Present Returns, Cuts Down the Conservative Lead Consider- ably Members Beaten Only One Cabinet Minister Defeated Almost a Clean Sweep In Saskatchewan Alberta's Standing In Doubt Ottawa, Oct. ia within the ounds of possibility that the defeat f Hon. Wm. Templeman in Vic- oria, B.C., will result in the retire- ment of that gentleman from public fe, and the leadership of the Paci- c Coast Liberals will devolvft upon ither Ralph Smith or Ihincan Ross. Quebec. Oct. Wilfrid Laur- ier this morning absolutely r.'fused to make any comment on the result of the elections. Ottawa, Oct. Literals arc preparing a bis welcome to the Pre- mier, and are getting vituperation, unexampled in ita men- dacity and rancor, has failjd, and Canada, with enthusiastic voice, has called upon Laurier to finish his work. He goes back to Parliament Cons., 70 .gain. MONTREAL, ST. B. Ames, Cona., 200 maj. over the matter. Nothing is yet known e.s to which constituency, Quebec East, or Ottawa., Sir Wilfrid will ait for. Then- will be a keen fight for nomination factions if he does not r -tain the Ottawa seat. Only Defeated. Victoria, B.C.. Oct. H. Bar- ST.. Bickerdike, Lib. MONTREAL. ST. Lib., 900. MONTMAGNY-Roy, Lib., Liberal gain. 300 maj. 390. Lib., 300. MONTHORMENCV-Parrfot. Lib.. Lib., 394. Lib., elected by 101 majority; si Liberal gain. Lib., 500. QUEBEC Lib. QUEBEC, Lib. QUEBEC, Wilfrid Lau- rif.r, Lib., 995 maj. QUEBEC, Cons.. 8 Conservative gain. RICHMOND AND Lib. Lib. 450 maj. Lib., 270. SHERBROOKE Worthington, 100 majority. Cons. Conservative j nard was yesterday to repre- t-wit Victoria in the Dominion House, defeating Hon. W. Temploman, Min- ister of Inland Revenue and Mines, by a total of votes, a3 opposed to voie.s. a majority of five. There w re 75 spoiled ballots and 11 rejected ballots. Thu official declara- tion by tlv r.-turning officer will be made today. A Majority of Fifty. Winnipeg, Man.. Oct. Con- servative campaign of vilification and with a majority of at least fifty the Commons, and this 13 almost. Cer- tain to be increased by later and corrected returns, as as by the results of deferred elections. The only Cabinet Minister defeated was Hon. Wm. Templeman. The other Ministers returned by de- cisive majorities. Leading Tories TrouncexJ. Many of the most prominent Con- servatives went down to defeat, among them W. H. Bennett, of East Sim. coe; G. W. Powler, A. A. Lefurgey, and W. F. Cockshutt, of Brantford. R. L. Bord n was rle-ctcd in both Hali- fax and Carlet-on, Sir Wilfrid Laurier in both Ottawa and Quebec East. In the latter he pnt on his old-time four- figure majority. In Manitoba, for the was SIR WILFRID LAURIER, Who will preside over the destinies of the nation fer another term. which will b< analyzed, victorious Liberal Government not so successful as elsewhere, carry- ing only three seats out of ten. Sifton Won. Hon. Clifford Sifton was elected in Brandon after a campaign in which. his opponents resorted to every elected. are deferred dee, every trick, every expedient, 'air aiid unfair, to beat him. In Saskatchewan the Liberals made most a clean eweep, Qti'Appell returning a-.Conservative, and in Albc-rta, the probable outcome will be the election of four Liberals and throe Conservativ s. In British Columbia, where local issues decide most contests, one Lib- and thri-e Conservatives are ap- contests in this province, besides the one in the Yukon. Prince Edward Island retxims two Liberals and two Conservatives. Nova Scotia and New Brunswick return ?d twelve and eleven Liberals respectively, against six and two Op- positionists. This is a Liberal fall- ing off of Nova Scotia and an im- provement in New Brunswick. The Maritime Provinces Ministers all had large majorities. Quebec remains faithful in its al- legiance, sending to the support of Sir Wilfrid. 52 out of 65 members, a delegation which will be increased to 54 when the deferred elections are held. Good Old Ontario. Perhaps the most noteworthy fea- ture of the result was the way in which Ontario showed ita apprecia- tion of Sir Wilfrid's presentation of the Government's case, and refused to renpond to the appeal of Roblia and the other slacdorers. The great English-speaking province of the Dominion no fewer leaders are beaten. Even East To- ronto has turned down A. E. Kemp in favor of an Independent. Sir Wilfrid Happy. Quebec. Oct. Wilfrid Laur- ier, seen at the Chateau, Frontenae where be received the results in his rooms, said he was delighted with the result. He was bubbling over with good humor, and was particular- ly inter .-sted in the returns from Ontario, .which seemed to give him great pleasure. Sir Wilfrid was ask- ALGOMA, Lib., re- port, d elected. Wm. Paterson, 306 maj. G. P. Gra- ham, Lib., 200 maj. BRUCE, Lib., than 39 Liberals, and th'.-re may more. Kemp Went Down. be The Ontario Ministers go triumphantly, and many of the Tory British Columbia NAKAIMO-Smith, Lib., elected. .NEW Cons., 500 Conservative gain. Cons., larg.' majority, a. oCnsc-rvativc gain. Cons., 5 maj defeated Hon. Wm. Temple- man. MAGRATH MAY WIN OUT of Canada, and while he felt inclined to do so, asked to the matter left in abeyance until tomorrow, when the result of the election would be complete. Personation and Perjury. Winnipeg, Man., Oct. evidence of perjury and personation in. the Winnipeg campaign were brought to light yesterday afternoon, when three men were arrested and lodged in the Rupert St. station. Two are charged with personation and one with perjury. Oni arrest was made at the instance of one of the deputy returning officers, and the prisoner is charged with attempting to personate Ernst B. Hallet, at one of the north end pollB. At a.late hour last night the magistrate was brought to the station, and accepted bonds to the extent of the prison- ers' Geo. McKay and A. J. Norquay, releasing the man on bail. Alberta Lib. ST. Lib., large majority. (Continued on Back Page.) Manitoba Lib.. Hon. C. Sifton, footed by large majority. Glen Campbell, Cons., defeated T. A. Burrows. Lib., by over 4M. Result in doubt. Sharps, Cons., probably eloct-d. Rnchf. coiw., 500 maj. staples, om.s.. 500 PORTAGE LA Meigh- Con.s., 400 Conserva- tive1 gain. PROVKNCHER-Mfilloy. Lib., .WO Hiilj. Bradbury, Cons leads Schaffnor. Con.s.. 500 Cons., about majority. F. Oliver, 1SS majority, with 17 polls to hear from. 30 polls to hear from Herron, Cons., has than 200 majority. RED Clark. Lib., lead- ing. STRATHCCWA. Mclntyre, Lib. leads. Lib.. Reports, So Far, Indicate a Majority Of About 160 Quite a Number Of Polls To Hear From Liberals Surprised At Vote In Medicine Hat and Taber (XX) maj. Ons.. Saskatchewan Lib., 160. Lib., leading. Lib., elocted. Ind.-Lib. leading. MOOSE Lib., .500 QU'APPELLK-Lako. Cons., report- ed elected. Lib., 500 maj. REGINA Martin, Lib- eral maj. Lib. Lib.. 476 mnj. THE CANADIAN BANK OF C( UEAD OFFICK. TOKONTO B. E. WALKER, President AJ.EX. LAIRD, General ESTABLISHED 1867 I Paid-up Capital, I Reserve Fund, Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England ORDERS ISSUEO AT THt FOLLOWING RATES: And under 3 cents Over and not exceeding 6 cents 1 10 cents 15 cents y; Orders are payable at par xt every office of a Bank in Canada (Yukori and al. the principal hanking points in the United States. Thev are al to I ho sterling in Great Britain and Ireland. They form an excellent mrihod of remitting small sums of money with safety tmall cost, and may 'uc obtained without delay. llg Lelhbridgc Branch C G. K. Nourse, Manager (From Tuesday's Daily.- Up to four o'clock this afternoon the returns .show that the Conservative candidate. C. A. Magrath. is elect d for this constituency. The polls so far heard from, chiefly in the south- i western part of the riding, gave him a lead of about 160 j over W, C. Simmons, the Liberal candidate. It will be almost im- possible for the outlying divisions, TXJ give Mr. Simmons majorities sufficient to overcome this load. Th.- results were not without, their surprises. Lethbridge city gave a majority of only 119 for Mr. Magrath which is below what the Liberals con- ceded and much below the majority expected by the Conservatives. If Lethbridge was a surprise. Medicine Hat was a worse one on the other side. The Liberals expected to keep Mr. Magrath's majority there below on hundred and the majority of was a severe blow to their hopes of success. It remained for Tabor, however, to provide the biggest sur- prise of al. Even the Conservatives conoid d a Liberal majority of forty while the Liberals expected to nearly double that number. For some inex- plicable reason all calculations were upset, and Magrath got 56. The vote along the Cardston and in that district was a disappoint- ment to both parties. Conservatives were betting that Raymond and Stir- ing would give them substantial ma- jorities. The former, however, gave ;i record Liberal majority of 61. while Stirling came short by giving only The Liberal vor in Cardston and in the surrounding towu0 much reduced while the Conserva- tive vote in Mountain View was much larger than usual. 15 29 CHAS. A. MAGRATH, Who is undoubtedly elected M.P. for Medicine Hat District. in live candidate, are- coming into the Lib-nil h-'adquarters. Ther was no demonstration town. Although the Cp confident 01 success, they did nor risk a dcmoti.stration. At the Bijou Lhf.-itrt. Mr. Magrath was asked to mnke A speech but he declined th eommitteee ofhce where wrm. There was joy hi tlie Liberal rooms and the Herald jiiin'ibcrs congreg.it- thf oi' the Govern- jit although tlu-.y wjce disappoint- in the local results. Albion Barnes Mine 13 Bassano Bishop Bow Island 5 Bowville Boundary Creek 23 Burdetit'i Cal dwell Cardston Coaldale Coleridge Courts Diamond City Mlkwater Finish Lake GJoichen Grassy Lake 25 Gros Ventre Iron Springs Irvine Joseph burg Keho Kim ball Le.aviU 13 Little PI urn Magrath 114 Medicine Hat 566 ilk River 1 Mountain View 50 Murray's 16 19 New Brunswick B. Carvell. Lib. 137 maj. CHARLOTTE-Todd, Lib.. Lib- eral gain. Lib., elected. J. Leblanc, Lib. KINGS- ALB ERTMcAl lister, Lib., defeat-d G. W. Fowler. NORTHUMBERLAND' i Lib. 'i Lib. I ST. Dr. Dani Con 190. ST. JOHN'S CITY AND COUNTS Wrn. Pugsley. Lib- erul, reported elected. Lib. H. R Emrnorson, Lib. Cons. BRUCE, J. Donnelly, elected; a, Conservative gain. Cons elect- ed. CENTRE Con., elected. Cons., 350. ESSEX, lab., 100 iaaj. ESSEX, F. Suther- and, Lib. ELGIN CODS. ELGIN, W. Crotbers, Cons., 500 maj. E. NORTHUMBERLAND Webb, Lib., elected; a Liberal gain. Cons., 115. GLENGARRY-----J. A. McMillen, Lib., 300 maj. GREY Cons GREY, Lib., elect- ed by 100 majority. GREY, Cons Conservative gain. HAMILTON, Barker, Ccns., 163 maj. HAMILTON, Con.; a Conservative gain. HASTINGS, B. North- rup. Cons. HURON, Jib., elected. HURON, Cons-rva- tive, elected by 28 majority. Lib., 400. KENT Lib. A Lib- eral gain. Wm. Harty, Lib., 375. LANARK. NORTH Thorburc, 90 Conservative gain. X: LANARK, 'J. G, LENNOX AND Wartman, Lib., Liberal gain. Cons., elected. MIDDLESEX, NORTH Smith, Lib., 150 maj. (Continued on Back Page.) 32 17 8 18 i 19 20 14 46 364 4 68 202 6 P. E. Island vntivc gain. :l Liberal gain. and Prowsc, Liberals, gains. ThLs is A complete rsvrese as in the former standing Conserva- tive three. Liberals, one. Nova Scotia W. Pickup. Lib.. ANXAPOIJS-S. 250 maj. Chi.shobn, maj. CAPK BRETON. NOKTH-M.Ken- FARM LAND A Big Snap 36! ?.ii IS maj. not, yet Nfidig N wl.inds Peterson's Provo RaJey In the. north thn C.P.R. irrigation engineers used their influence with 86. Labor Haii their ihiin for Mr. Magrath, and Glei- fsri. Labor Hall THE RETURNS. Aigrth. Sim. !H't A So B 82 majority chen conseqiiently gave of 40 to the Co'nficrvntive Th -n- are about 15 or 20 jiaMs still to hrfir from, and Mr. Magrath 's ma- jority may be cut down to between 75 and JOO. Many reports of the liberal pvnditure of money and distribution of booze on bfhalf of the Conserva- 86. Olive s HaJi 87. Cen. School 68. Westminster School Staffordville 90. U2 60 14 S5 IfH 38 ar. 3 22 in 54 Totals.......733 614 Majority for 155 .119 3ti 36 Robinson's Ranch Seven Persons Spring Coul.f; 2 Stirling 57 St. Mary's 7 Walsh Whites 18 Woolford 9 Woolc.hf.ster Woodpecker Writing on Slone 5 Totals Mnprath's majority 16 34 CAPE BRETON, SOUTH-Madden, 6 i Cons. Conservative gain. 16 7 fOLCHKSTER-John Stansfiold, 65 majority. H Cons. S 1 i Cons., .131 3 4 Conservative gain. 61! C.lJY.SBORO-SincIair, Lib. 2! L. Borden and A.B. In j Cms by. Cons., elected. Conservative I 59 21 IfANTS-J. R. Black. Lib.. 23 maj. H I.WKRNKSS-Chisholm, Lib., 943 57 56 i maj. 13 10 I KFNOS F. W. Bor- j 20J f-ib. 4 14 I LUNKNTiURG-A. K. McLean.! 25 Lib., .371 maj. j 3 i PICTOU-McDonald. 30 RICITMOND-Kyte, Lib., 223 maj. 3 2 _ w. S. Fielding, Lib.. 400 maj. 507 432 YARMOUTH-B, B. Law. Lib., 750 165 maj. All of Section 8-10- 24 for only per acre, with cash, balance to suit. This section now has a railroad gra- ded through it, and runs just to the river bank where the large Old Man River bridge is to XjLjLJL cellent site for a town. All A 1 wheat land and can be plowed with plow. W. R. Dobbin Rooms I 2 Sooted ilock ALTi MONEY TO LOAN ON FARMS ;