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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 19, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume IV. Number 235 WARNER FAIR WAS GREAT SUCCESS Fine Exhibits and Reci- procity Speech but no Races With a fine day yesterday tho citi- zcns of tho Warner district turned out in largo numbers to attend their nnnunl agricultural exhibition, and it IK no exaggeration to say that it was a hiig-o success. On account of the muddy condition of the track from tho recent rains, it was fouiui irccos- Bnry to postpone tho horse races for H few days, but. It is likely that a sports day will -be held later, and 'he raco programme will then be rim off. However, in spite of this draw- 'back Hie largo crowd was well pleas- BIG LIBERAL RALLY TONIGHT AT THE MAJESTIC ed with the exhibition, and from an agricultural standpoint, It way Urn 'best fair ever held in that part, of the country. Large numbers of visl- i tors nttrc present from ;U1 the sur- rounding towns, Raymond and Ma- grath on tho west JIn-e, sending Several visitors were present also from, the city, and these speak In the praise of tho fair of the progressive young town to the south. It is of thte oiit- ns features of t.ho new towns ROSS WOULD NOT MEET FISHER In Straight Fight King's Chances Look Very Good Fcrnie, Sent. iwo big po- litical meetings of last- week do not seem lo have satisfied the speakers, and an ufTott; to re-open the discus- sion by holding a joint debate, has been made, but it does not seem to meet, with the approbation of some of thn partie.ipanU: in the campaign. Last Friday, Mr. A-. I. Fisher, one of the Liberal speakers, and late Caii- ayainst Hon. W. R. Ross, MOROCCAN AGREEMENT PRACTICALLY COMPLETED Frankfort-on-the-Main, G-or- many, Sept. Berlin correspondent of the Frank- fuerter Seltung, reports today Hint nn agreement has been reached 'by 0 e rma ny and France on all points except ono, that assures Germany tjco- liomic rights in Morocco. 0 TABER YOUNG MAN ENDED LIFE Was Despondent and Shot wnrthy of districts much longer es- tablished, and in this i-egard Warmjr fair way no exception. Fine Exhibits Perhaps the most, noticeable fea- dire of the fair was the exhibit of roots and vegetables. Turnips wtere shown which tipped tlie scales at If! pounds, which is considered enor- mous, oven in the older parts of the Dominion. The potatoes shown w'ara also very fine., while all the smaller varieties small vegetables were iiioie in abundance. drains and grasses were also very norll. of this town. in ih rivin e was in Taber minister of lands at Victoria, who is taking an active part in thc present Himqelf in the Dominion campaign along with his leader, lion. Prouder. McBride, sent Head the following challenge, to Mr. Ross Mon. K. Ross, Minister of Lands, Victoria, B. C.: Dear understand that yon are expected to be in Fcrnie next a voimg rnan who Hves springing iyi all over Southern Allmr- wwk lo tahc part ln of la that their fairs this fall have been political campaign now pending. la j order, thai; thc local electors may have tho of voting afler a free and full discussion, rather than after a "still I would suggest [hat we arrange fur a joint debate to take place in Fcrnie before Thurs- day next on the issue now before the especially as they afreet the interests of your constituents in the j Fernio riding, each Of us to he al- j luwcil equal time In the debate, the j of speaking to be determined by lot, and the first speaker to have j a few minutes right of reply. I am noticeablft. and made a fine .1mpros- j taking the liberty of sending a copy Eton'on the visitors. Warner this" lettergram to the local papers that a. meeting may be anticipat- i tu public, and an immediate reply would greatly oblige. Yours truly, A. I. FISHER. Mr. Fishor received the .following to Ics IS MURDERED MARTYR Succumbed Last Night MISS GLADYS PRICE MARRIED PATTERSON Manltou, ".Man., Sept. Miss Eleanor Ghulys Price, the young school teacher who was the victim In tho Hirer- dale school was today married to her yweeth'-aart', Frank Patterson. Rev. W. A. Cooke performed the cere- niouy. Wounds Given by Assassin Kiev, Russia, Sept. 1 FVHer A. Siulypin. premier of Russia, died here at p.m. Russian time (U.-la Now York time) from the bullet wounds received at the hands of an assassin during a gala per- formance at the .Municipal Theatre here last Thursday He was conscious -almost to the last and took nourishment during the after- noon. His wife only was with him when he died. Premature Reports Premature reports of the premier's jalh were, current for hours before occurred. .Several missions and were misled by these ro- J. P. MORGANi DICTATES TERMS American Financier's Mo- ney and Mandate for Morocco FINAL RALLY OF LOCAL TORIES Magrath Expects To Go Down tut !ves Waves the Flag (Specinl to the Herald) Taber. Sept. came town today of thc suicide of A. ,.M. nuittcrs now ncaring its close. He refuted __ the charge made against him, that he morning and went home, ar-: I'orU and notified their most of Bum Ihnt may be retjHired j was opposed to labor interests. A shortly after dinner. When he j The authorities at first decided to io avoid a possible panic and faihiras j square deal to every man was the that now. threaten Germany. It is motto he had ahvays'and still intenri- Purls. Sept. P. Morgan is dic- tating, the terms which Germany Phal! accept in settling the Morocco controversy with France. German financial iiiter-asts known to be hi direct need of ready money, and Mr. Morgan has been naked to lend MEETINGS IN CARDSTON DIST. Three a Day-Buchanan Spoiled D. S. Beach's Speech Cardston, The political pot is boiling in a most stronuoua fiKhloii in tho Canlston district. Three meetings a diij- arc baing hold in thc different communities.. The: I fueling all ovur is strongly tn favor The Conservative rally held lost of reciprocity and the Cardston dh- cveiling in North U'thlmdgc at which trict will give Buchanan a majority ..........'hat will go a long vvn.v towards giv- addresses were delivered by 0. A. Magi-nth, A. K. Dlllllop, illlll C. Ive.s was by no means n howling suc- cess. Less than two hundred, of whom several were Liberals and ladies, lis- tened to the speakers, and through- out Ihc evening, the applause was led by a lew well posted anti-reciprocity- At tcn a Jeet ilcs. The familiar campaign slogans ing was bM ,lt Bcazw and ,n ins him the biggest majority a South- ern Alberla candidate ever received. Yesterday .1. W. Wooif, M.P.P., and Hugh Brown, supporting and D. S. Bench, representing the dp- iKlorned the walls, and rinisie enliven- ed the proceedings and kept the audi- ence in good humor. In 'Ihi! opening speech of the even- ing, C. A. Magrath, filter delivering j in moil style the old song regarding! "very seat in thc building the friendships he had formed in I "eclproclty was the whota 11 ii 'the meeting and apparently went on lo talk aver the Nones H. of tlie campaign of the early hour and the busy sea- son all th-5 electors in the division but two wwrc present at the meeting. The three gentlemen mentioned spoke Kra.uk May occupied the chair and was full. issue at every- ;ot home lie look his rifle and shot !conu.a] thc licws oi Ihc premier's Ulat now. threaten Germany. It is j motto lie had always and still mtcntl- limscli through the head. ,mtn' morning rearing. aiiU-'fven out trom reliil'We thatjcd lo follow. lie admitted that he had The deceased was a voung S, "IreaKs. "rhis was found! j nan and apparently was in'good impos.ib.e, and afier llie announce- i 7 i icaitlt. but (or u-ni'ks lind" mnnt, was made all the attention of i lrtcl "Idt UR ninltl lwn aone political mandate in regn hen i tli, but for si-vcral weeks was made :i11 tiltb attention ot j Morocco's affairs b-a complied with, been morose and downcast. It is j the authorities was ii-ntred in the j jt was rep0rted last night that tlw .slated by his friends that he. was protection of'.the .lows. Reports said German government, yielding to afraid he was going or his mind it he Jewish quarters won- panic-stric- pressure from leading financial nous- es of the empire, hay bowed to Mr. for inai- Morgan's ultimatum, and that the ac- dc- eeptance of France's proposals will wn officially and publicly surely it-i'alf as of the loiidirig rfry farming- districts of in fact, it is doubtful it there is a district in 'Southern Alberta which fcas made such progress along agricultural lines as has the Warner district, which a few years ago was u js vc ,jkcl hf. ;im( foi: pr0lcetion, and on his reasoi; waf. 30 000 troop-s wera into Kiev did thc excesses. The city He lftavcs M Kokovaoff, thc abont a year ago. He owned a half minister of lliinnce. who was ap- section land that is "worth acting premiiT alter Stolypm practically unsettled ao far as farming area is'concerned. That the (his year are the 'best yet was evidenced, by numerous exhibits, fcRd by the competition in ev- ery clasa. A Reciprocity Speech Naturally with so many farmers gathered together there was much talk of and after the judging was all over tire crowd evinc- ed their Interest in the subject by asking Dr. who was one of the visitors at the fair, to speak. Thi-s he did, and in a short, hut pithy, address, Iva laid the arguments the j reply by wire from Hon. Mr. Ross etectori In such a manner as to clear nwny any dotfbfc which might have -hcen entertained regarding the wis- dom oF talcing advantage of the op- portunity now offered to tlve people of Canada. O. T. Latlirop, of bridge, who has larg'3 holdings of land In the Warner district., intro- duced the speaker, and both were ap- plauded in such a manner as to leave no doubt-of the atrong support which will be given to reciprocity pact in the Warner district on Thursday wlwn the votes are cast. Taking everything Into considera- tion, the fair was a credit to this profljterous young district, and it will not be many years the Warn- fair will be one of the largest in- stitutions In the country south of Lethlbridge. The management are to be congratulated on th-eir success, and the encouragement given them by the patrons of the fair augurs well for in the future. ROUSING RALLY OF WHITLA VOTERS Tfliitla, Sept. Saturday ev- ening thc school house. was packed full to hear C. S. Plngle, of Medicine and W. A. Buchanan, thc Liber- al candidate address thc electors. Tho Kptaken; covered thc usual arguments In support nf reciprocity and got a splendid hearing. H was good meeting and gives promise of a big J reciprocity majority on Thursday. j FATAL ACCIDENT IN REGINA G.T.P, YARDS Kegina, Sept. 0. T. P. freisht engine backed Into a hand car In the yard! and two from Kamloops Alex. I Fisher, FYrnic. B.' 0.: Your lettergram of sixteenth re- ceived. Ho not know what you mean by thc offensive, suggestion of still hunting, but if you wish me to sat- isfy your craving for chenp advertise- ment, I am willing lo do so. Jly en- gagements do not provide for anoth- er meeting at Fernie and our com- mittee is 'thoroughly satisfied with our prospects there. Shall he glati to advise you of date of, any meeting at you In favor of the measure before thc j wo may hold after' my arrival Fernie, and will gladly allow platform privileges. (Sgd.) W. R. ROSS. (Continued on page a.) an acre. RAYMOND LIBERALS GOING TO MAGRATH Raymond, Alta., Sept. party of Raymond Liberals and supporters of reciprocity are to visit Magrath tomorrow night, at the Invitation of the Liberal executive of the Garden City. The motor car of the Security Investment Co. will carry the party. B. S. Young; and G'ao. H. Budd, manager of the Security Investment Co.. are to give addresses, and a good meeting is promised. fact Ihat tin1 i'miiier hud also done so at the time, lie briefly referred .to his introduction ot the coal mining laws, but staled that ho took ao Very emphatic was his statement to the effect thai; he hail not ono dollar invested' in rail- road or coal mine in Canada, in spile of the statements of his opponents to lite contrary. Jn connection with the eight-hour Here it is reported the coudltii under which Jlr. Morgan agrees w. ua-s shot, hns sent- a peremptory cir- mon, aL seven cenl stated tint he culm- to the various governors ou the est, and that the German govern mat tie maintenance of order. It is stated ment accepts France's proposal itjhi- stood for organized labor. He was ATLANTIC S. S. LINES on excellent authority that M. Kok- ovsofi will he appointed premier. An autopsy is to take place at an early hour tomorrow, after which thc pre- mier's body will be embalmed. Kmpcror Nicholas left to.night for Kiev. Governor General Trcpofi has issued a public notice that disorders will not be tolerated, and stringent regulations arc published, forbidding tlir- carrying of arms. It is officially announced that the man- oeuvres are ended anil that the troops arc returning to Kiev. Outgoing nsHERMFN RETURNING tive to Morocco and the Congo. The American millionaire express- es the opinion that the prompt ac- ceptance of the proposals will in it- self go far to relieve the financial uneasiness. Bankers and diplomats say that Mr. Morgan's ultimatum in- dicates that Germany has been .bluff- ing, thftt she cannot go to war if she would, for she lias no sinews of war, or money. In an attempt to arrive at the truth of this report, certain fr.cts have to be considered. trains arc crowded and double trains RAISE PASSENGER RATES' extra trains are leaving Kiev cv- London, Sept. is stated that the shipping companies engaged tlie North Atlantic trade have nearly completed arrangements for an nll- nround increaro in passenger rates in order to recoup their losses arising from the strike Increases in wages. LIBERALS ARE CONFIDENT OF A GREAT TRIUMPH Optimistic Fighting Speeches at Final Smoker- Buchanan Assured of Victory United Harmoniously Ever since the afternoon of August 10th, when the delegates to tho Lib- eral convention for this constinrenc'y stepped oft the train, and, finding the hall too small to accommodate the reciprocity supporters from far j and nenr, were forced to largvjr j quarters, the campaign in favor of j the Liberal candidate, W. A. Buchan- an, has been gathering strength till nioro than a week ago his supporters decided that It was simply a matter of how large the majority In his fa- would be on Thursday next. Last night tho reciprocity supporters .in the cily gathered in the Lib-oral com- j in rooms, and gaunt swing of j victory was In tlie air. It was the j occasion of the last smoker before election day, and live affair was a success. All preliminary ar- w-ere matte for the elec- tion In this city, and from tho tonn of the meeting there is nothing to It but. W. A. Buchanan as next member for this district In (he Dominion iloiiHe. R'dporls vot-fllvod from nil parla of the riding, and In every vhowed tba yiarkod gain which has .been made for Bu- chanau and reciprocity during the past two weeks. Old campaigners declare that they never saw such a unanimity of opinion in favor nf any issue as is prevalent in favor ot" reci- procity in the present election. It IB n truly rsmnrka'ble condition of af- fairs, but tha majority of the elect- oia have decided that thay have a big issue, one worth fighting for, and (Continued on page 5.) cry hour. Hundreds of well-to-do -Jew? arc departing from the city. Was Handsome Man Stolypin was a tall, handsome man of n5 years, (lib short cropped hair, was grey, but liis beard was dark. 'He hns been designated generally as an administrator of ability, lie was neither {l bureaucrat or a reactionary in ihc ordinary srnsc of those terms (Continued on page n.) Tonight's Speaker HON. WALT. SCOT'i Premier of Saskatchewan, Who Will Address the Liberal Rally in tlie Majestic To-night TO VOTE ON THE PACT Boston, Sept. of fish- ermen sailing out or this port and Gloucester, who have retained their citizenship in Nova Scotia, will sail tomorrow for Halifax and Yarmouth to vote Thursday in the election which will determine Una fate of the reciprocity agreement. opposed to the policy of corpora lions who worked for huge profits to the detriment 01" the working class. Expects to Go Down On the reciprocity issue Mr. Ma- stated that lie was not in any way influenced by interests to take Ihc stand he was taking, hut was do- ing so oil the strength of his own convictions regarding the future Canada. The Liberal party timah'on had no right to'cry wolf. The speaker believed that there Was something in going down for an is- sue and a principle and said he would go dnwn and out rather than vote for something he did not believe in. The candidate, charged the Liberal with attempting to breed par- sh politics into a science, and on those grounds he believed the Liberal government was how taking its last (Continued on page 5.) In the afternoon the same gentle- men addressed a larg'a meeting at Mountain View. This is the Conser- vative stronghold of the Cardston. district but reciprocity is in great fa- vor and a majority for it and 'Buch- anan la confidently expected. The ni'3-eting was a good one and strong for the pact. But the meeting at Leavitt in the evening provided the feature of tlva day. .Mr. Wooif, in opening the m'aet- ing over which Frank Leavitt presid- ed, explained that Mr. Buchanan could not attend thc meeting owing to his 'being advertised to -.ip'sak else- where and expressed his regrets that: thM candidate could not be present. M r. B-jach followed and in his re- marks said that Mr. Buchanan could have been present if he wanted to but'was afraid to come, knowing that tlvsre wiis no hope of for reciprocity iu thte1 district. .lush as he was getting this off, Mr. Buchanan walked in. The crowd which filled the-house simply went crazy. They cheered and" clapped and yelled and stamped for minutes Mr. Buchanan explained he was to speak that he had intended going to Altor- ado but the rain bad made the roada impassable for an t automobile He therefore took the first train for Leavitt in his and out to The meeting was all for KEEP YOUR GRAIN TILL AFTERJEPTEMBER 21 Advjce of Well Known Grain Firm to the Farmers of Western Will Rise a Re- Brown. Buchanan and Beach. Mr. Buchanan returned to Leth- bridgte this morning with the ance that the Cardeton country ii solid for reciprocity. FOUR DROWNED IN ST. LAWRENCE RIVER Montreal, Sept. young men, under the influence of liquor, while crossing the river in a rowboat, upset and were drowned. suit of the Passing of Reciprocity Hold your grain till nftor the elec- tions, is tlvc advice given thn Western farmers by .McUcan Bros., the well- known gniin dealers, of Winnipeg. In a circular sent out to the farmers of the country, they say, in part: "If you have barley, we advise hold- ing after the reciprocity question Is settled. If it becomes law, there will he a gain of aronnd '10 cents a bushel, and if it does not yon will not lose anything, because barley is bound BUCHANAN CONFIDENT OF VICTORY W. A. Buchanan, the reciprocity candidate, feels confident of victory on Thursday., hi nn interview with tho Herald today, be said: "1 have covered nearly uvery pnrt. of the constituency, inn king forty-sev- en addressee. (Everywhere the mevM- Uigs were remarkably well Rtl-end-ert. 'Kven when hnmiHtltig weather was ideal. tho farmers u-iere anxious to lliolr ci'uj) in, they came out In the afternoon In largte numbers, and listened to all that had to be said about reciprocity. Tho f armors are practically uunnimons in favor of this measure. In meal districts l.hn farm- ers opposed to bolter rotations with the I'nited States are hide-bound ConrervaUve partisans, while, on tlve other hand, those In favor of the pact ai'j old-time Conservativey, who will vc'.e Liberal for ,the first tlnve on September 21, T am satisfied that if j I the (ountry vote get-.; out on Thurs- j McHerin Itros. .have been In day that it will offset any possible business in Western C: vote in the largvr centres, to advance around ten cents a -bushel above present prices. You have every- jibing: to Ktiln mid nothing to lose by [holding. If you have an opportunity, mention tliis to your neighbors. Don't {allow thorn to miss a chance of mak- ing an extra good profit out of their barley liy simply holding for a few weeks, when there is no danger of losing anything by holding. We might. !also say that if reciprocity becomes j law, there is a certainty of tt good suu- jstantlal gain in the value of joats and flax prices, hut. of course, jnot to the same extent as on hurley. We feel sure that it. will also pay to hold these grains for a few weeks longer, on the chance that reciprocity will he ratified." In the lanada since and consider that they FOREIGNERS AT CHENG TU HAVE NOT BEEN MOLESTED Peking, Sept. British Con- sul here, today received a despatch from Cheng dated September 13, "Foreigners have not been molested and are being treated civilly. There has been no fighting within the city since September 7, but there have been several engagements outside the walls." Despatches to the French and Ger- man legations from Cheng Tu indicate that the commander of (lie troops at the capital of Chuan had attempt- ed to conciliate the beseiging forces by promising not to decapitate lead- ers of the anti-railway movement, and offering to indemnify the families of the insurgents who had been killed. NO CHANGE IN STRIKE AFFAIRS though thc'proBpoctR for splendid sup- i should It now something about the bus- port In favor of reeiproe.ity are goodjiness and nboul prices. When, there- in both the Titles of Medicine lint fore, they lull the farmers to hold and LethhrldRc. All that, is necos- Ithulr grain for the higher prices red- na.iy io make victory certain for reel- 1 procity will bring, they would be foot- procily on Thursday hi to the Ish not lo do all they can to bring it vote out all over tho constituency." about, Fernie, Sept. J. Carter, ssc- retary of. District IS, returned from the Trades and Labor Congress which hns been in session at Calgary, yes- terday, and when svien by the Herald representative, staled, thai tlwro wiw absolutely nothing new in the strike situation so far a-s lit: knew. Xo ap- proaches U'.ien made by UIR op- erators looking to a renewal of ncgo-. tuitions, nnd ho did mil, see any in- dications looking in that direction. I-'very timiff remains perfectly fiiiiet, no one Inokfng for any pending the reunlt of live ;