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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbridge Daily Herald i. vr. AllH'i-tii, j October 28, 1011; Number 2G9 :AST YOUR BALLOT IN FAVOR OF SHEPHERD NEXT TUESDAY WEATHERCOCK POLICY IS EXPOSED TO BUILD NEW SAYS STRIKE SAY IMPERIAL R. B. BENNETT VICIOUSLY HILL GOING TO BUILD LARGE PLANT On Lake Superior' for Miiiiiij'iK'tnre of'Iniii aiid Steel UuluUi, Minn., Oct. intlmato iieiit that the Great iVorthern mag- Is going to erect a large iron inrt steel plant at the heart 'of f.aliu Superior, lie gives aslllB reasori that t was his iniriJOEa to establish such n Industry soon after acquiring-his iron mines and that it. to prevent to be returned to Mm, It is believed It We Against the Govern- ment Whether Right or Wrong A BIG SMOKER Addressed by Minister of Agriculture and Others H may lie snid without tear of con- 'radiation oven from tho opposition "imp, that the Liberal smoker in North Lflhlmdge 'iaci night was the best political.r-meetlng ever held in Hat part of the. city, and ti.y capacity crowd, which thronged Unity Hall, even tlie standing room, trsjited to one of the best and nost instructive it has c.'er ttoir good fortune to hold in a iiililical The crowd nthusiastic, tho music and I ero good, the sjteechey were bri-stMn] 'ith Incontrovertible tacts, on the issues before -'the electors, am lie Kilties band, which has become m nil-action wherever Lethhridge Is Hid loned, sunpliod tile wine of ths or Not a moment difriiu; tbi wnole evening IngjjGd, and when1 tin rowd went away a smivj of satisfac -ion was written on face. John.McTaagart, Chairman John ilcTaggait. occpied the chair and of rollicking, sdngs by. Mr. McHoherts, called upon W.'A Uuchanan, M. aUdress the meet S. In his opening the leaker thankted the electors ol North: Lothbridge for the decisive-maii icr in. which they stood by the prin of Liberalism, in tire last elec lion. lie .said-he would not malts c long tut merely wished to point out to them again that the Lib- pEik-ty all over the British Km- jinre has always 'heten the party which :by its legislation, showed that it was i tie friend of tho working' people. .He :wns sure that 'If the electors chose Shepherd to go to Edmonton to represent them, they would find him lined up with any .measure which would be for -the betterment of their conditions. Speaking of what has al- ready been dons In this province In me interests of.lnbor, he reviewed the history pf the Workman's Compensa- tion the Eight Hour Law and oth ;r lams regulating mining, all of them 'Jilt iijimrtte statue books by the Lib- prni administration of this province. Jn then lecoid in this icginl theie the Libeial desenes the of the labor men. The'.People Protected On Ins own behalf he jMBheil to I tite tint as ho had been dngged Into winch Ira started active service as a midshipmen. With tnc break Of tho Royal party on board and Albert, the King nmUQtieen returned to town for a dny, and .aft POSTOFFICE Report That Work Start on Building in Near Future Rumors are prevalent on the street this morning that action .on tlie new :-'Ozt ollice building for -the city ot Lclhbrldsvj will be begun at an.early "ate, and that n structure will no built. While it is impossible-to' confirm this rumor from official cir- j cles. there Is every reason to believe IS NOT OVER YET TROOPS WON Must for (he Vote In-sw''Engagement With tlie Miners First PRES. POWELL Uuluth fri-jiid of James J. Hill nays'11 :s alul Lethbridgtt will lia expects an early announce- have a post office'building which _. BltUiltlOll .Il'OIll Standpoint oJ: Miners' Union t- Jn an interview accorded last nigiit ISebels at Haa- Paris, Oct. 28. A despatch from Pekln says that: Heng ilsnan Hnsi ;ieft for Tien on Tfiin -Friday night mi- lder a eiiard pf soldiers from the French, American, British and Ger- man legations, .who were under com- mand of Captain James H. Reeves, of the American military .attaehee. No Connection With It London, Oct. 28. A despatch from Hankow 'says Li Yuan Sheng, the re- ATTACKS PREMIER SIFTON (ler' in nterview at will not only be a credit to the city, Dv William B Powell president of the but also adequate to handle the grow- Mineis Union Mr Powell pointed out ing postal business of the city. Seen no settlement of the ones- When asked whether tha re- iy the Herald this morning Post. h would, make. Dr. gnu president, TUESDAYIS ELECTION DAY Polls Will Be Open from 8 in Morning- till G of peat ;is However, in the.meantime the bnsi- ot the post oflice department here seven of us nioft of tlie repre- sentatives of the operators jit a.m. at the Sanitarium Hote'l, near vrank, the to tuel to a large extent at least in por- ion He proj o bnquetto tlie peat and niany In Minnesota 11 that nnich to say at that um'3 of the fuel value of peat beds in -Northern Sliunesota. KING IS BACK IN LONDON After the First Vacation Since He Ascended the Throne .ondon, Oct. is again n London after tho- only .vacation he talcon since .iscension. The oyal party came directly to London rom Balmoral wliere the last f tlie vacation have been spent. Af- er a. strenuous season which includ- d the coronation and the long- list t succeeding festivities, the King ml Queen 'ieft town' at the end of uly. At Cowca week commenced the acation and between rams the King nd IJrince of Wales enjoyeil bathing om a steam ]iinnace in pwborne. Bay ntil the Prince 'leave to join is Blowing very rapidly, and master Hik'iiihotham is putting every effort tot meet needs. M'a is apivlyin; obiect of discussing Whole si'tudtion and endeavoring reach a settlement. "How long Mr Pouell, do you ex- pect the: conference, to ctnnot saj Jt might last for' Post-'nine houis ol it-might last for nine forth clays. After a. EPtli'ment, if any, has wera caught by some of tho Oerm-an naval, operators; they gave no de- but said there nvas fighting all yesterday at Hankow and that the result was a sweeping government the revolutionists to abandon Hankow and fall back across Han Hivqr into Han Yang. Whatever the situation around Han- kow may be, matters have grown more desperate for the government, cause tors in Ilic provincial elections Must be of the full age of 21 years. Must be a British subject. Must show one year's residence in Alberta, and three months bridgc city district. In Lethbriilgc the pollrlvill be op- en at eight in the morning, and will remain open till six in the crcniii. This is a change from the hours of polling in Dominion elections, when the polls were open from 9 till 5.. The pollinc; places in this city are situated at. the Miners' West- minster School, City Hall, Labor Temple, Central School, Fldetwood School, and Courtland in the vicinit: of Shanghai and along the growing been armed at the matter for then Ije EJbmiUed .to every- in- ner help, as at times the mail on var- dividual mlner-of niid'a lous routes is so heavy that referendum voto the low part of. the Yang Ts-c Kiang river. There were persistent reports .On .being pressed for: further infor- arc required to handle it expeditious- 15 Tie has also installed a ircw set Mr pmelt _ ot diop boxes, four in all, In the notlling [Q m to wllat ne had pitch icem, wliere all letters and., hat to him the papers in the outgoing mail may now of carttm oe handled with the least possible de-' BORDEN IN THE STATES New loilc Oct an Inter view in this city, Premier Bordfln. of Canada, said that the" .verdict 'of ih'a Canadian electors .in the recent' that Ching Kiang ]00 miles I uomlmon elections was no-t unfriend iianghtl w-is about ti to the hinds of tbe ic-bels fall Ching' I newspapers in porting the strike as finally settled, i-n 1 has also asked Mayor Ulc crodlt or Ulc specdj. ror an additional light in front of, settlement at the door of the Hon. tue office to light iip -the oflice for the I convenience of the public posting riinil in thg drop boxes at night. The' beemed favorable to the pro- t and the lighting department will attend to the matter very- shortly. The bringing of tbe Dry Farming Mr. Rogers, was quite transparent. Hon. Mr. Rogers' a bannuet which was being tendered to him in Winnipeg, he d'aputed -Mr. Cunningham to watch the situation on Klang is the first of the 3enes of loner iher foils Shanghai and is regarded as the keystone of the defence of the city. If It falls it Is all the .forts below it as far. asi Wu Sung win quickly fol- low. Wu Sung, ten miles above Shang- hai, Cranks in the city's last line of defence. West' of Shanghai tho weal- thy city of Sa Chow Is threatened, such spirit exists I 1 DR. REVELL IS v COMING HERE to Lethbridge in 1912 will mean a groat deal oC additional work Kiang three im-1 Will portant. cities, Han King, Yang Chow and Wu Sung are believed to be in danger. All four of -these cities re- ported today that while the situation was still quiet there is open sympathy his behalf, and -Air. Cunningham had with the rebels' cause and probah'v' expresseil his intention of being pre- the conference Iveld be- n the post thojrannds of let- tlyeoll the opcnUors nnd the men in ters and papers will be sent out every l'til Hotel ftt Prallk next nonth. With this in view Mr.'HIg- nbotbam is again pressing the govr ernmeut to install the stamp cancel- Tuesday. The repi-fitfeiitatives of the miners ing machine which has been promised- aiift has asked the government tu con- sider the advisability .of having the cancellation -jtamp bear some-inscrip- tion which will draw the .attention of tlie tinblic to Lethbridge as the home i l or tho Conercss for 1912. A census i1'10 Sanitarium notel at and opera.toi-3 met in the city yester- nay for a short session, it was '.lien decided to adjourn the confer- til') next Tuesday, wlien they with made so that, at the end or the session in fni little, effective resisteuce will 'be of- fered an attack. CONSERVATIVE'S SMALL, MAJORITY Ottawa, Oct. With all but 25 constituencies heard from, the nffi. cial vote in the recent Dominion 'elec- tions gives the Conservatives votes and the Liberals S31.8D3, giving Assist Medical Health Officer in In- vestigation It is much to he so Denounces Measures and Men in Keeping His Custom MASS MEETING In Support, of Dr. Stewart Last Night Well Attended The Conservatives had as a >tir R. B. Bennett, brought down from Calgary for their meeting at the -Hajestic Theatre last night. The man- asement succeeded in drawing the audience being hugely de- lighted at Mr. Bennett's excellent playing to the gallery. They came In- dependent of party, and while he held the stage his vocal fireworks, accom- panied with suitable' gesture, -kept everyone in right good humor. orchestra furnished the necessary mu- sic. In addition ;to the principal, there were on the platform 0. A. Magrath, C. Ives, the Conservative candi- date, Dr. Stewart, and other local liven, of the party. The speakers worked on the sahie old theme, with the same old material, paying the government at Edmonton r.neir usual compliments. In the bast a'ud latest hidebound Tory partisan lanner. H. R. pavidson occupied the chair, and introduced .the candidate, as J, S Stewart known is Tack better as Vlajor but to known as Slajor Srew- JI P P _ opened his speech by repeating the itory of the.old German father with1 his Bible, dollar and whiskey, bottle I which he related on the evening of hia nomination. Th'3 present election wai on the issue as to whether the uad ronfidence or otherwise In :thK sirton government. It. needed'buit- ness men to carry on the government at and had the present tdmln- showed any builneaa ablllfyT The reaponilblllty of the Rtbwford government waa on the shoulderfivbC a majority for the gover nment of This majority will be consider- Prank, the j ably deceased when the full results is ship, the Hindustan, "on board of or householders in the city who'are lilsl'eoment 'he j rroin the Western provinces bidding to Queen Alexandnt, me King went us Uivj yueit of Lord Children had preceded hjm, and the ..._ _, nnient have weeks were spent.In eiHvr- Nelson >vilh her subu 'Ot IctninS distinguished guests and with uiation Of Ten shooting parties on me Dalinonil es tatcs. s cmupaigii by leaders of. local .nnserva'tive party, his cqiinoction uth the A and G W V.IK one nf Lich he wa3 not islmmcd U hen, the amendment to the charter was iiL-odnced he voted for it. The chiir- ermado by the 'legislature before ho (and Lndy Hipon to Studlcy Royal for .-as a member was atHUn force, and Un0 opening of shooting season. i. wished to malw tiie of it if the shooting the King iierp una no clnnce to c ncM up.hii, residence Bulmpr.-u Mr.- Michcnt-'r practically ;ul- i where the Queen and royal at tlie present lino The SIt'ton government one their bea.t.-to.-prqtci its of the people in -this matter, and icy aro getting tU'o .support of the fair-minded'men all ov- the province, v Calling.upon the coming M.P.P., thp mirnian asked Mr. Shepherd to id the" electors, and he did so in n usual capable and telling manner "Von are he said, "because til wish to support a business liloe ul inistrntion. It is Uio concensus of ilnion' among unbiased, riKht-think- g men that the Sifton government been a good business adminis-tra- in no fnr. No one has yet shown this campaign wherein it is not n sinosS'lihe administration, although Lsinpta'have made to do so b> supported generalities." Keviewing1 what the Liberal govern nil'of Ihi-J .proving has done for, tiibridge, Mr. Shepherd Mien point-; out that the money which has spent In this 'province since its nignration. one-ninth of It. ban hern ..nt ..Within a of five mlhyj mi liL-thbridge, and none of Hie.Con- vatJyen havo said so far In the iijpaisn that it has not boon well M 1W ._____ having mail delivered :by i'miiers' whon they w'thm lung up carrier show, about 1750 on the list; -j'1. shorL Unit! -wst what ihey wlil do th3 Vic- and this number does not include peo- !ln thc U ,is itate what will he the decision of Ui'3 plo living in -the business 'section -of j the. city, Altogether, the department; is increasing rapidly h'are and a new post office is very necessary. NELSON'S POPULATION Nelson, Oct. B. hockstatier, miners as to the date on which work will be resumed. The Understanding Reached Fernie, Oct. Ledger this !cob Kqhlor, 31. P. P., unaninious- week publishes the following. mem-1 ly nominated for Ilaldimand to oon- nerta and Saskatchewan are trora. of Al- heard RE-NOMINATED KOHLER Cayuga, Ont., Oct. he expressed, a desire to withdraw from nrany cases of typhoid, fever have ap- peared in the during the past few week's. The medical health offic- er, Dr. De Vchct, lias done every- thing possihk to locate the trouble, but during tie neck stveril new cusns have been and the matter is becoming serious. He has, Dr. Hevcll, provincial: bacteriologist, therefore, nnct, nriangcmenti. at- tldmbnlon week in order that a complete inves-? tigution may be made. He will bring with him t! ucccssai} to make all tests, and the cause of the epidemic he locati-d, so tlm Politics on aceoun: of bis henlth, the of may bc in orandum in regard to the proposed census commissioner for this settlement, signed by Hon. R. from a careful compilation of the fig- ures in the recent census, finds that rbs has a pop- years arc regarding the settlement of the j census gave a population of forldisputs existing in tbe coal fields of Eastern British Columbia and Alborta. Hogcrs: In reference to the various inter- views J have bad with your commit- test the syat in the coining elections. GOT TEN Winnipeg, Ocl. .Tones and Harry Kelly were eentence'd thp riav Dr ]lc Vl day by .Justice Metcalf to ten years tho Mor lo hlm' antl THE KILTIES BAND, Aft THEY, APPEAKUD AT THE DRY SPRINGS position to cope tho troublts in tiie propel' manner. All milk and water heing usoti bv thc citizens will bc analyzed. -While Hon. Duncan Mac- shall, in whose ricpurlmcnt Dr. Revntl carries on bis investigations, was. in 'ehcr he in Stony Mountain penitentiary i tn 3IU eurJ lld my nndoritnndlu- of the of lur 'nurrter of Const. Tn.y-! Mic uid iii tju tin agreement" arrived at is as follow- aiul tive years ulmi'BE'-J of i the uh aml wi" havc Ur "That an asraomcnt is to be drawn scnt hcn U ona' HJI ta'.-'ing thf: Gurdon Award of the j v.. (-'onciliaLion Board as a basis. "in this it, is understood that open shoo ?s concedad to the operat- ors and P. non-discrimination clause inserted in tho tamo similar to the ono now on file with the Department jof Labor at. Ottawa. 'That a uniform day wage scale of wages shall apply, applicable lo nil mines in Associalion; sahl scale to be the sea In of the Western Coal Association of tlvo last agreement with tlio incrsnscd percent- dSf nnvldod by Dr, Gordon added. 'Contract rates to he the wamo as provided in last agreements with following (H An increase of three por cent, in contiwl rates at Lothbridgo. (2) A (Hffiirrntial of five ecu (a to rjvRji cents per ton on all plllnrs pro- without a, the ap- plication lo bo "made by inutiml con- FARMING 'FeilL i {Continued uu back ALBEpTA'4 PRIZfc Sifton- Cabinet. Jlr. 8jtton> no mandate from the pro- vince was betrayed by the Liberal pM- tj in 190n whan it up the con- trol of the natural to government. The party for the last six years said it WM Jtiit- it'rcd in >3o doing, but now It hud cnanged i'ts front. Mr. Sifton i from the Coronation, said: at Winnipeg that Sir Wilfrid Lnurter would return to the prorlnve iti herlr but this had turned to to iisit the cilv next ral-e promise There waa no ment from or Manitoba prove the as The province l of Nova Scotia had used the roralttes irom tlie coal' mines In the formation ior technical education, and tills prow I mce should likewise, if obtftlB- ed control of the an me. Mr. Bordea stands pledged to grant tho natural b.ut how cotfid you expict mm to do so, so" long as there wan a Uberal government at fo whom Sir Wilfrid-'Lanrler would not grant the same. The coiistrctloir.of the traffic bridge overtbe Ufflly River would .bave his carmiil considoratlpn n j it eleuted Th_ red uhlte and blue of tho Union Jack were significant of iho principals of the Conservative party. C. A. Magrath Spoken of in his introduction by Hie chairman, as the "defeated, .but not h'a was not go'lng to make a long speech, as it was not desirable to do so before Mr. Ivos, lest he sho.uld bo acciiBed of taking tliat gentleman's powder. He wna aat- Isfted with defeat, having stood iip lor what he believed were .sound prln- pjliles. "I stood, Western Conser- vatives ara .standing, on principles, and I went down becase r was right according to tho opinion of the peopla of Canada." He came expressly from Ottawa to vole for Dr. Stewart, not because he was a Conservative but on a matter of principle. He did not believ? in machine made politics. The people of this province since He autonomy have gon'2 bodily towards Liberalism and yet (hero are men In the Conservative cifiial in intellect to' those on the .Liberal.side. Hte suit- ported the candidate because bc bold ttie same principles with regard (Continued on ;