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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 5, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Alberta. Thursday, Number 22tt BRYAN BREAKS INTO POLITICAL CAMPAIGN .'Paints Roosevctlt and Taft Picturesque Colors Scrappy; Speech Lincoln, Nebraska, Sept. il liain ,1. Hryan in ,lus first politic, il {if the in the vast at tho fair gioufids .last night for two hours held liis audience .while he scowl Roosevelt and Taft that Governor -Johnson v the biggest the movement. Tim launched into 3ii.s attack on Roosevelt by saying 'i would i'ar rather .ses .1 ohiisou piesidcnt, ami veil' vice-piTsi dent, and I spnntl the rest, of my time praying that Johnson wotfld not die." Tiie speaker's objection to Taft v, ib J "that lie is too distrustful of the! .and ilmt is too irustful'of biinself. He had ucvtr MRS. JOHN AV WIDTSOE President of Utah .Agricultural College Mrs. Wldtsoe is deeply interested in 'the work of the International -Con- gress of Farm Women and is the third vice president of the organization. She will be one of the speakers at the sessions in this city next October. H Mr. Cochrane Port Nelson ow Fa vo rs lias .such overpowering confidence in Jiimself. "Sir. Jlr. Bryan co.n- 1? tinned, "is jiow claiming t-j the leader in IHo Progressive movement Avhen liis Progressive convictions ure only two years old. 1 have iiecn a Progressive for twenty years anil know all of the leaders in tlie Pro- gressive and reactionary movements. KooKCvelt never, until in this campaign, among the advocates of Ithe former movement. Never during the lime he was president did lie cliampion tho direct election of sena- anil during the time he was pre- sident refused to-bring It before con- gress in a message. He did not try i a prevent thp voting down of a plank on tliis subject in the coruen- of 1Q08 and only became con- verted to this view two years ago. Like Angels' Visits "Mr. Kposevelt's speeches on the income tax'question are like the vis- its of and far Jietwceii. I Me has only favored the initiative and referendum for tivo years, and Bvc'i years ago he sent Mr. TaJt to Okla- homa to talk against this reform. Roosevelt is for railroad regulation liy the Federal government hut has not been so until after 1910 and af- two Democratic platforms had for his reform. "Roosevelt's position on the trust question ts farther from right than is 'Mr. Taft's. Ho .would take from the their rights to regulate by rlcgislatiou and .put it in the hands of the federal government. He approves fthc Standard Oil decision and iproves of the word 'reasonable.' Mr. Bryan then spoke of his previ- ous defeats as being caused by tiie aid ,w' powerful corporations and express- i ail the belief that it is Jlr.! vrlt's purpose to put these corpora- j (ions under tho direct control of tiicj .president 30 they will lie compelled j to support him thereafter in the ei- I fort to perpetuate his power. He tiie order of United Workmen Ottawa, Sept. Hon. Frank Cochrane selects Port Nel- son as the terminal of the Hud- son Bay railroad or not, it has been decided to proceed with the laying out of the port as an up- to-date -harbor with this purpose ;in view. Fifteen buoys will be despatched there on Saturday. The reports of bad ice conditions are not generally [accepted as real. TVie is .now on his way sieamer''tsfanley a voyage, and he' is very favorably impressed with the route. HOTEL SEVEN STOREYS HIGH G. T. P. Hotel at Edmon- ton is Going to be a Roomy House Edmonton, Sept. and a half million dollais is the estimated cost of constructing and equipping ihe Grand Trunk 1'aciflc Koteliu Kdmon ton, upon which work will begin in ;i days, with a view to having it ready for occupancy the hitter part of j 1913. I Tlie structure of seven storey With full basement, 1S5 by ii50 will bo Cif steel, concrete reinforced and stone. I the architecture being of the chateau type, modified to conform to present "day, conditions. There will be 300 sleeping chambers, in addition to sev- eral dining halls, parlors an-d special rooms; The building will ground, 200 by 400 the 'picturesque. Saskatchewan river, in the heart, of the 'business district, and directly opposite the Edmonton clubhouse. II: II. Ross, supervising architect, says that for location, style and com- pleteness the hotel will rank with any of its sine on'f.he continent. MAJOR-GENERAL W. D. OTTER Who from the post In- spector-General of the Canadian mil- itia, after more than half a century of service. He first ertlisted as a private in the Queen's.Own Rifles, Toronto, in I 1861, and .rose to'the highest military i position in the Canadian force. He commanded the Battleford column In occupy a plot of Northwfst of 18a and feet, overlooking wag command thirst Canadian contingent in-the-Boer War ROOSEVELT'S ROW IS WITH BOSSES OUunnva, Iowa, Sept. he had made terms with the "bosses" at tlie Republican convention, Roosevelt said today, they w.ouhl have turned in him with the presiden- tial nomination. Speaking at Mount Zion, the Col- onel saiil: "Our opponents did not steal the nomination from me at '-hi- last June. They stole it Irom STILL AWAIT JUDfiE'S REPORT Was Expected Yesterday But Did Not Delays. Council Yesterday passed without bringing to hand the much-jJisked-ior yon. They do not like It- is hmding on the court oi Judicial yon they really are afraid of, bey opposed me because they lieved I really represented you." COAL GIVES THE CITY SUBSTANTIAL ASSET j quiry into the Lethbridge police de- partment. It had hcen expected that tho report would have come from Calgary on either the morning or af- tornoon mail, but the expectations were in vain. The mayor and council are anxiously awaiting it as they wish to get the police force on a pro- per footing once more, and it is cer- tain that no 'time will be lost- in tak- ing action after the report is in their hands. WILL ASK COURTS FOR IMJDNCTIOH MEMBERS OF A. O. U. W. OPPOS- ED TO PROPOSED INCREASE IN THE RATES Gitelpb, Sept. mem- Eidered Mr. Talt a high-minded man of. much integrity, whom he believed if elected president, do what In! thought was right. "If the he said, "knew Aim common people as he knew those frun; whom he takes liis advice he would know that they are sacri- ficing Hi ore for their country than arc tiie men who are managing his cam paigns and telling him what to do. "More reforms have taken plact during Taft's administration than during any other in at a district meeting held today de- cided to proceed with a legal action to prevent the Grand Lodge from put- ling into force on October Jst the new and greatly increased rates adopted at the last meeting of tlie Grand Lodge. An injunction will he sought and the case will tc fought to a finish. A fund for expenses was pledged by f lie representatives pres- ent. Grand Master James MeEwing, rx-JI.P.P. and several members frionrt- y to the Grand Lodge's attitude, c in recent years. Vet for admission to ihe meeting, nnot claim credit for wcre "eluded. president of these. Do yon knoiv why they call Taft a stand-putter? It is he- ho stands still and lets thp peo- 1'ln pass hi CANADA'S TRADE GROWING Ottawa, Sep.t. figures of exports and Imports for tbe first quar- ter of tbe current year, show a -lotal Canadian trade of an in- .crcase of over the corraa- ponding period last year, Imports for the quarter exclusive of coin nnd bill Ji_011 toralJeil as against POLICY NOT READY YET Ottawa; Sept. Is off I- dally announced that at the banquet to bo given In his honor on Monday next by Conservative Club of Ottawa no definite announcement as to the naval policy of the 30 v- eminent is to bo expected from Premier Borckn. British Visitors Say Man- ufacturer Will Come Where Coal is "The manufacturers will como where the coal is." Ac lease that is tiie opinion of T. Frame Thomson, London financial-, also chairman of the board of direct- ors of tho Otis Steel Co., Cleveland, who visited the city yesterday with his cousin and Ernest Craig, Unionist .M. f'., for Crewe, Eng, ".-ho is heavily interested in collieries in Winnipeg, Stan. Sept. The North west. Grain Dealers association issued today the following estimate of tho 1012 crop for the three prairie prov- inces, as follows: Wheat. acres at 37 bush- els per acre. bushels. Oats, acres in 42 bushels per ncre, bushels. narlcy, acres nt 32 bushels per aero, bushels. Flax, acres at 11 bushels per ncre, bushelii. The final estimates of the wheat crop of 1911 gives bushels vhich includes half a million bushels still in farmers' hands. Wales. The distinguished party rived in Leilihridge yesterday morning in their private car "Advance" and left in the evening for Pass points. While in tho city tho parly was taken about by Secretary Maiiwarlug of the Board of Trade, and also by Mayor Hatch. In the afternoon they visited No. ti mine oi the Gait Col- lieries, their private car being switch- ed out to the tipple. They wont very carefully over the whole plan of the plant wiih Superintendent Livingston and both Sir. Thomson and Mr. Craig expressed themselves in the highest FIRST MISHAP IN LONDON Eighteen Were Emergency Brakes Help- ed Prevent .Calamity London, Sept. first tube collision of any consequence, oc- curred tonight n-ear the Caledonian road station of the Piccadilly tube, Eighteen persona were injured, and but for the presence tho engjfeeer tlte accident might have been much more serious. At 7.30 p.m., a crowded train on 'the ue from Piccadilly was standing at tiie Caledonian -road platform, when express from Finsbttry Park to Hammersmith caught it up. The ex- press was not stopping at that sta- tion, but fortunately the driver oE the incoming train saw in-the nick of time, and exerting all .the strength of the'brakes, bring the train ,to a stop 'before "it reached the rear, of the stationary train. His efforts were but partly succesGful. He reduced -the speed, but could not prevent thp express from running into the stationary train. In a moment, with the cutting off the electric current, which ta place automatically in the section of the line where the accident occurred, the station wag plunged in darkness, except for the feeble glimmer of a few oil lamps. Then confusion reign- ed. "People in the train said one of the conductors of the stationary .rain, "and a rush was made for the train gates. As they opened outward and the passengers were pushing ag- itnst me from behind, I could not open the gates for some time." Meanwhile, in the half-light, men and women w-ere extricating them- selves from the 'n-reckage. After the excitement of the first moments had subsided, order was re- stored, and the four elevators of-the station plied incessantly taking- the shaken and up to the booking office, hall, and thence nto the street, .where, a number cf axi-'cabs were waiting to take the in- ured away. TUBE HAYES IMPLICATING COMMISSIONER WALDO Man Higher Up Gave Or- ders About Raiding Gambling Joints PROF. ALFRED .ATKINSON Montana Agricultural College, chair- man of the section In and Crop Breeding of the Seventh Internation- al Dry-Farming who will preside over a series of most import- ant here next The Sleepless Energy of the Great Inventor West Orange, N.J., Sept. spite his advancing years, Thom- as A. Edison busy last week that he found time for lets than twenty-two hours' sleep in tire course of the six By his own accounting he ed 122 hours of the to; Hanir work. The spurt of energy-was'inspir- ed by the need of fininhing 'touch- es on his disc phonograph.. -Today he was ready to say. thati the-i'jn- vention was about ,'j he hopes and believes that he will be able to put it on the market by October 1, or thereabouts. OFFERED GAS AT FIVE CENTS BARGAIN COUNTER RATES IN NATURAL GAS ARE OFFER- ED AT EDMONTON Edmonton, Alta., Sept. tho city council (if Edmonton called a special election for September 23, at which the mc-paycrs arc asked to BANK OF COMMERCE MAN IS CHEERFUL of which a municipal-owned gas supply I sanction improvcnienl ordinances in- volving is for and distributing plant, tlie commis- sioners received proposals for natur- al gas at bargain counter rates. H. R. Campbell, whn IMS a well within tlirce miles uf Hie city limits, offers to supply gas at five cents per thous- and cuuic feet on a basis of Mr. Aird Looks for Big- gest Crop on Record in the West Toronto, Sept. 5. John Aird, assist- ant general manager of the Bank of Commerce, takes a cheerful view of the Western outlook. While admitting some anxiety, he says there is always anxiety. "Canadians start to worry about the wheat crop before it is up out of the ground, lest it hnsn't been plant- ed right; and as soon as it is np we start to said Mr. Aird. "I RUSSIA'S BLACK SEA FLEET MUTINIED New York, Sept. G, Hayes, police inspector, 'who is to go on trial next Friday for making aii al- leged false statement concerning htia police duties in connection with-the: raiding oi disorderly houses, a witness, It IB learned, at the John. Doe hearings to .investigate police corruption, ..--'._ Hayes, who was in secret confer-' last night witb District-Attorney is known already to nave given startling information, and it is understood that -he is ready more, provided, certain conditions Jii the power of the District-Attorney to grant, are complied with. -Hayes sought the conference with District-Attorney Whitman on Tues- day night chiefly in order to find out whether it was the intention ,of, the prosecutor to seek his indictment In. connection with the. graft enquiry f which has been on foot since tho Ros- enthal murder. The inspector was frankly told :by Mr., Whitman, that he had pos- session evidence against him which he proposed'. to .present to the Grand Jury. it was learned, protest- ed his hegged, the prosecutor to 'withold presentation of. the evidence until after his police trial was completed. Hayes said that he expected to be made "the goat" ,qf tbe police department; hut he did not.( propose per cent, of tbe Light it Power coir-panv, waiit.s a; 7 crop is cut; in southern Manitoba it is already harvested. The West, as a whole, is nil right, and I believe wo terms regarding the splendidly equip- ped plant which they found there. The magnitude of the field a revela- tion to them, and they carry away with them a very high opinion of the quality of the semi-bituminous coal in thi-i region, and also of the energy of ihc are developing thejcents- The co'-llici! recently decided i Aird, "applies to the wheat crop all j mining lo grant franchises for any pub-: over (be world." lie utility. The weekly report of iho Massej- St. Petersburg, Sept. mutiny in the Black Sea squad- ron of the Russian fleet has led to tbe arrest of th-e naval judge advocate at. Sebastopool >by tiie secret police, wJio ac- cuse him of showing partiality 'toward the mutineers. Suspicion has existed for a long time in naval circles that tiie trouble among the blue jackets has been fomented by spies, who have mingled am- ong tbe sailors and instigated them to commit disturbances. franchise for 20 years to supply gns at the city boundaiy at 15 cents for commercial purposes, 21 cents for ilo- mastic purposes, or a Hal rate of 31 have the biggest, crop on record. "The same concluded Mr. T.nst summer Mr. Thomson made a _____ flying- trip through Canada from coast i o- to coast, ami was so much impress till j with the possibilities of the west that, i this simmit'r ho decided, to take a i two month's trip through the country. I It is not only the mining possibilities j of Southern Alberta that appeal to j him; he Miovcs that mixed farming- should be more seriously reckoned on H the country is to attain that high! state of development of which it is j capable. When these- two industries i arc highly developed, and the country filled With settlers, then he says that the manufacturers will come, and they 1 coino to those phi res which afford j tbe best advantages from Hie niami- facturers1 standpoint. The coal fields of Southern Alberta are therefore not to be overlooked. (Continual pago S) v v Harris Co. is quite favorable. HEAVY ODDS ON WILSON London. Sept, ihe result of the Vermont election has been anounced. the odds on Wood row Wilson at Lloyd's have increased considerably. So great an amount, of insur- ance bus placed on the probable election of Wilson that tho. has rCono to 7ii ner cent. With the' market KO full, little further business can be done, The rale on Taft is now -10 ner cent., and on Roose- velt per efiiit. WOMEN TAKE PART IN CROWD THREW WOMEN OUT .San Sebastian, Spain, Sept. 5. The general strike in the town Tolfisn. which was proclaimed a week "Why -don't, you ago yesterday wont into effect, today. All the, factories and paper in ilia have been cMsed. There is dusuKorv fighting hctvoen union and non-union workers witli women taking a prom- 0. incnfe part in tho conflicts. Wales. Sept. wild j suffragette outbreak -was brought ah- I out today by the appearance of. David j Lloyd Tieorge, Chancellor of the Bx- j chequer. The pavilion on which ho was to deliver an address was crowd- cd, and HS soon as be began to speak woman jumped up and shouted give women their I She was at once thrown out. but several other ivonif-n followed her example, and all were ejected. Some- of the women wore roughly handled by the crowd in the surround- InR park, and one wa? seriously in- jured. would "show up" CommiEsioner Waldo as being responsible for the present condition of unsuppressed In New City, and declared that Waldo :afl received instructions from Mayor Gaynor to pursue a policy of preserv- ng only "outward decency" in handi- ng gambling and disorderly resorts. Hayes said further 'that he expected that every effort would be delay his trial, because of tlila and other evidence bearing on police condt tions that he intended to present, and asked the District-Attorney to assist him in blocking dilatory tactics. This, Mr. Whitman promised to do, aa far as was within his power, and said that he would attend the re-opeuing of the trial on Friday. The police officer told the District- Attoniey of further instances in which ha had ,reported the taking police graft, In particular a whom, he said, had blackmailed a liquor dealer, but nothing was done to punish, the alleged offender, other than to transfer him Lo another dis- trict. His efforts to station policemen in front of disorderly arid gambling houses had been called he de- clared. While Hayes was talking, the. Dis- trict-Attorney earned him, in. the pre- eencc of Thomas IX Tacher, Hayes' who was present at the con- ference, that he intended to call him as a witness at the John Doe pro- ceedings, and expected him there to repeat all he hnrt said at the confer- ence. It" he should refuae at that time to give testimony, -Mr. Whitman -said he would call Mr. Tanner to confirm nil the police officer's statements. CO-OPE-RATION IS LACKING Berlin, Sept. international jurists are -trying1. to get tho big powers to pro- tea; Jointly against America's Panama policy, but find trou- hie In securing united action, ;