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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald IV. Lfltbbridge. Alta.. Friday, ScplcinbtT 22, (Oil Number 238 nFcr A im AT THE ULrLA 1 U) A 1 i tlL BUCHANAN HAS A LARGE MJORITY AND IS STILLINCREASING ONTARIO AND QUEBEC MAKE MANY CHANGES Nova Scotia Split Even Seven Ministers Among the Slain Laurier Will Resign Within Two Weeks Alberta Elected Six Liberals British Columbia Goes Opposite The returns received through our jMessrs. Fielding and I'atrrson, who spi'dal telegraphic semcc 1asl> night indicate that throughout'Hie Domin- ion reciprocity and the Laurier mmUtration have been decisively de- feated. Tiic (loininanL disaster was the defeat of nearly the entire cabi- net, and the most disastrous political landslide was in Ontario. Later ddails of the polling will re- veal a changes, hut cannot ma- terially affect the were the chief -negotiators of ihe re- ciprocity Httri'Oincnt on behalf of the (invcrmnriil-. It .sefiiiiK quite appar- ent I hat personal interests among capitalists and sentiment among tin1! great mass of voters figured as doin- inant factors in bringing about such an nr.cxpL'cUul defeat to (lie Liberal partv. Throughout the campaign (be Lib- eral sneakers and the government party in appealing for the support of ultimate result, the uovernmi-nl antUrejyproeily did which1 means that It. L. he Ih.: next Premier of Bonlen will ;-so sh.telly on economic groiinflsrinain- Canada and the opportunity will he his to form a Government and assume the admin- istration d[ affairs in Canada with a larsif working majority behind him. The reuitns show tbat with the of Manitoba and Alberta the Liberals lost heavily, more par- ticularly in Ontario, but up to the limn of writing, tbc exact relative strength of the two opposing parties cannot he specified, neither can any oilier cause he assigned than Hie re- ciprocity agreement ilid not appeal to thc.Lib- ainiug that it would promote the prosperity of Canada and would nev- er lead to annexation with tbc Unit- ed States. The Conservatives, on the other hand, while arguing against tbe eco- nomic advantages of the reciprocity treaty, di-.ilt with more emphasis up- on mental considerations insist- UialMhe eventual result of reci- procity would lead Canada from Grout Britain and to the United States and they appealed I o the elec- tors to prevent such a consummation. The people responded to that nppi'al. One gratifying feature of the re- sult is the utter rout of Mourassa and bis anti-impt-riali.stic propaganda. R, L. Harden will lie practically inde- pendent of tbe Nationalists now and the danger from that factions, dis- turbing element in our political af- fairs will bo if not ]y eliminated. (Continued on page 'MAJORITY is GROWING Eighty-three jmlte heart! from at tho time of soing to pre-js give IJuclmmin a imijor- ity of 552. 4 4 RESULTS IN CONSTITUENCIES WASHINGTON HEARS THE RESULT Politicians are Not Saying Very Much About It Washington, "Sept. The qiics- Tibn-wJiieU, tonight is agitating the leaders political parties and tlirpnglinut the I'mii'il Slates ALBERTA Medicine Buchanan, Lib., 3-10 majority, partial returns. C. A. Magrath'y majority last election the electors as strongly i-rals anticipated it wnidd, and that Lioeral gam. majority .partial returns. limy favored the Conservative policy of developing trade within the Em- pire and a restrictive attitude to- ward ihe. United States. The defeat of tbe Liberal Govern- ment means that the next Parliament will not have anything to do with re- ciprocity' when it assembles in Octo- ber, probnhly it mrans also that Sir Wilfrid Laurier will retire from public lite in the near future because lie is well advanced in years and feels that he has given the best years of his life to tho service of Canada in a public capacity. Conversing with a group of inti- mate friends in Montreal after tbe result known the venerable Pre- mier admitted that it was a decisive 'defep-fc for reciprocity and Ihe party. He said: "1 gladly lay down the premiership, a burden which I have carried for fifteen years. I believed ihnl, in making the reciprocity ar- rangement we bad done something which would he greatly io the bene- fit of the people of Canada. Tbe electors have declared otherwise, and I bow to their decision. T deeply regret that we have been unable to carry reciprocity for Canada which iwould have promoted the material advancement of Canada, and would Iiavc promoted the growing friendship between Stales and Great, Britain. However, the country has tpoken, we must bow to the inevit- able and 1 cheerfully do so." Such an overwhelming reverse was iiot seriously anticipated by either party, as the Liberals felt confident that the. main issue was one that would meet with the emphatic en- 'fiorsation oi' tbe more es- pecially in the rural constituencies, and they felt proud of their honored leader and full of optimistic enthusi- asm for the final outcome. Whilr the Conservatives claimed l.hat llicy would get a majority they did iiot expect that it would be "so large, or that- the general verdict of the country would be given so decis- ively against the goveinment. They feanvl that reciprocity would prove popular with the farmers of Ontario nntl the farmers and fishermen of the maritime provinces, and while con- Jidettl I hat they would win in the cities they were dubious as lo Ihe result in rural constituencies. Contrary to expectations, in On- 1ario Ihe rural vote, went remarkably strong against reciprocity, which niiisl, he accepted ns an evidence that1 the farmers did not generally ap- prove of Hie agreement. Sir Wilfrid I .mirier wjis elected in two constituencies, one of which be shall resign by choice, thus ncressi- ffiling another There arc 1 wo .deferred elections !o he held. Thirteen cabinet ministers we.re in I lift running for re-election, and the returns .indicate that; seven of them j i failed to scove, among item Lib., 577 John Her- majority last election 303. Lib- qral gain. B. Bennett, Coo., majority. 11. S. McCarthy's majority last election No change. Red M. Lib., re elected, last majority MO. Frank large majority, re-elected; laul major ity, H. White. Liberal, re- elected, last majority 370. -M. Douglas, Lib., re etect'dd, large majority; elected 'by ac- clamation In 1909. QUEBEC H. Pcrley, Con.. 55Ji majority, re-elected; last. mnj. E. Marcil, Lib., 107 maj.; re-elected; last maj. 333. 11. E. Belaud, Lib., re-elected: last majority 3389. J. Papinean, Lib., rfi-elected, itetentlng .1. H. G. Ber- geron, maj. 30; last maj. E. Taibol, Lib., re- elected, last maj. 1361. Berth A. Barre'tte, Con., elect- ed, 115: la-jt election A. Ecrenient, Lib., lifin. Con. gain. Chas. .llarctl. Lib., re-elected .by 900; last maj. 12li2. If. Baker, Con., elected by 1-f; last election Hon. Sydney Fisher maj. 404. Con. gain. Chambly and Rfiin- ville, Con., maj. ITS; last election V. GeofTrion, Lib., S3-1 maj. Con. gain. 15. Con., maj. -100, last maj. 93, Forget, Con., re- elected, 530 mnj.; last maj. 200. B. Bro.wn, Lib., re- electod, 43 maj.; last maj. 305. Cromwell, Con., -al- ucted, 12-1 maj. Last election A. B. Hunt, Lib., maj. Con.'gain. Sevigney, Con., ma- jority 47. Last election .1. A. E. Hoy, maj. Con. gain. Drummond'Arthabaskaville A. Hrouillard, Lib., maj. 217. Last elec- tion A. Gilbert, Nationalist, maj. 207. Liberal gain. Coderrc, Con., elect- ed by 151. Last election L. A. Rivet, Lilt., maj. 1R5. Con. gain. A. Rohb, Ljb., ro- c ton ted, 151 maj.; last maj. SO. Jacquet n. .Monk, Nat., re-elected, 1200 maj.; last maj. fi73. P. 0. Gouiibaull, Con., 38 maj. Last, election J. A. Dnheau, Lib. maj. 322. Con, gain. Lnpnjntc, Lib., rc- ttlected, maj. 90; last mnj. 3M. Lapralrle and A. Uinctol, Lib., re-elected. ifiRj.; maj. 381. A. SoRuin, re-elected, 300 maj.; last mnj. Achfn, Con., mnj. ISS. Last Election, C. Major, Lib., 1327. Con. guilt. C. A. Wilson, Lib., re-elected Last maj. 69. BouraeHi, Lib., 300 maj. Last elecfion L. A. Carrier, Lib., 1200. Dr. E. Patiuet, Con., 440 maj., re-elected. Last maj. I Go. Lotbiniere E. Portier, Lib., re-elect- ed, last maj. 846. Maissonneuve A. Vervilie, Labor- Liberal, re-'elected, 200; iast majority -1121. A. Bellemaire, .Coll., Ill maj. Last election, H. Mayrahd, Lib., 333. Con. gain. Megantic L. Paccnd, Lib., last ma- jority 439. No change. D. A. Lnforlnne, Lib., re-elected, 337 maj.; last maj. 176. j. v. L'Espei'ance, Con., 524 hiaj. Last election C. Roy, lab., 158 maj. Con. gain. Montreal, St. Antoine H. B. Ames, Con., re-elected, 20liG; liiat maj. 842. Montreal, St. James L. A. Lapointe Lib., Last election Lib. maj 1556. Montreal, St. Lawrence R. Bicker- dike, Lib., re-elected, maj. 1049; last maj. 855. Montreal, St. Jf. Martin, Lib., S68. re-etectod, maj. last maj E. 'Laraarclie, Con., 101' maj.; last election Lib. maj. (iOfi. Con. Sain. H .Brabazon. Con. mnj. f'OO; last election G. F. Hodgins, Lib. '44. Con. gain. S. Delisle, Lib., re- elected, 730 maj.; last.niaj. 275. Quebec Wilfrid Laurier, (acclamation.) Quebec A. Lpchanle, Lib., ro'Clected, 594 maj.; last itl-l. Quebec Power. Lib., maj: 7; last, election W. Price, Con., 1.0. Liberal gain. Quebec P. Peltetier, Con., 233n; Mast election, ,1. P. Tur- cotte, Lib., 1-10. Con. gain. Card In, Lib., maj. 350; layt election Lib. 1020. Tobin, Lib., 400 maj.. re-elected; last. maj. j Bonlay, Con.. 357 ma- j iority; last election Lib., 5S9. Con. 1 sain. I It. Lcmlenx, Lib., reflected; last, -election, acclo-1 nation. St. J, Ganlhier, Lib., naj, 1300, re-olccted; last maj. 557.' is how tliejr ing n iw tliojE fortune in the npnroach- iiatioimj campaign he aftecl- toiUiy's defeat of the Laurier Government'- and Canadian recipro- city. H is evident Unit the replies will he as varied in character as wcra the -political views of tho fac- tions which'fought over the special session of congress. Ofiiuial Washington closely followed the returns from-Canada tonight but remained silent as the reports poured in saving the Laurier party had been defeated and'reciprocity rejected. Act- ing'Keeratjiry Iliintington Wilson of. the Stalt Dcpartmonl, declined -to make any stalemeni and there was no other high official here in A posi- tion to discuss the situation. The unofficial was that as Canada had rejected the agreement there was nti Hi ing- for the administration to do hut "make the best of the matter." That tilt; rejection of the agreement have a strong hearing upon ihe campaign of President Taffc for re- uoimnatiuii ami re-election is not doubted. Some of the old guard Re- publicans who supported tho agree- ment against their better judgment are saying that its defeat will strengthen the Tatt administration )_v removing the only issue on which they were in disagreement from the President. of the insurgent Re- publicans opposed the agreement and they believe their position has been micli strengthened by the result of the elections today. There w.is no one tonight; to speak- even informally fur the Democrats. j here, hut unrtlile to figure out the reason for the change in the'cast- In ihe Conservative camp the con- ;ditions were reversed. Karly in -the the feeling ran high. Good onc reports were coming in from the i east, better than the most ardent ever p tbe ball with rousing cheers from the Liberal sup-! porters in the and they iof the cit; their cam! thought that the increase augured well for But on the posting be eitv results were made known tbc Liberals here wore almost '0' Ule nown c eas ere wore amos assured of victory. They had I throughout tbc ed to .Mr. Mugrai.lt a majority of at LIBERAL CANDIDATE WINS IN THE OUTSIDE POLLS Medicine Hat, Lethbridge and Bassano for Magrath South Country Strong for Reciprocity Taber Made Big Change Many Returns to Come in Yet Kroin seven o'clock last til! ticked over the .showing (lie op- llic wire stopped ihu Liberal alinul forty in Die lead, the Committee Uooms on Filth SI, were of the victory 'jammed lo Hie doors liy electors cur- ious to know the rcssjit of the al elections. Ami in spite of the'. fact. '1ml the government was losing: in Ills East, it was a jolly crowd, for the j-ersoiial interest of every one. s was ccntreil in the glorious victory !'as for W. A. Buchanan. That more onlen supporters in this cily oBsct the adverse returns from the "L 'fhe totlirns' east, and time alter time as the so as they !KU1 suits of the polls in this constituency "T Very came in, Mr. Magrath had' very slim of pulling out victory. However, for a moment Me- dicine Mat rcstiUs buoyed them up, and the enthusiasm was stiong un- til (he Winnifrcd, Purple .Springs and How Island results came in, when their last hopes went aglirnihering, and consoled themselves with the returns fronr the east where re- ports indicated a landslide. It was mi evening of mingled joy and sor- row in both camps, and in view of the disagreeable weather conditions all street demonstrations were dis- pensed with, and the crowd went quinlly home to hed to await an- xiously the final fiom part Dominion today [Continued from page LAURIER WILL RESIGN AT ONCE Otlawa, Hi-pt. results of today's election was n complete sur- least two hundred, and thought they would lucky to hold it down to three hundred. As the different polls in the south side came in the hopes of .was consiiicr- il tbe Magrath stronghold of the constituency- Two of a majority in the City Hall poll for Magrath look- ed .rood to them, and by holding the ither majoiities down to two figures in the south side polls, tlierr. was nothing to it but victory for lluchuiwn. Hut the real rousing time came when the North Lethbridge re- sults were posted. They exceeded all j expectations, showing the faith the j working mctr in the Liberal candi- date. Altogether of a Magrath I majority in his home city was con-1 sidercd as an'indication of certain for the previous member in .this riding, and the Liberals began to inako their presence known on ev- ery band But with a majority of 183 against them tbc Liberals were very anxious to hear ihe result in the south. It was there that the key to the situa- tion lay, and right nobly did the electors there declare themselves. Cards Raymond, L'oults, Warner and Milk River alt sent in re- ports and before long the Magrath majority ,was wiped off the slate, and the Liberal candidate had a good worlrinir majority. Then Stirling phonc-d in its report, and the enthu- siasm of ihe Liberal camp knew no- bounds. Their decision was no weak- kneed affair, ami-a five to one vote ere was considered most auspicious. To Taber, however, nvust be given the palm of victory. My turning a majority of 87 for Magrath lo a ma- oi 72 for lluchannn, tlicr show- ed beyond (jitestiort where they stood the issue in I his campaign. It was Ihcn for the lirst time thai the Liberals gave way to (heir feelings, [ami the domonslration in their head- quarters eclipsed anything of ils kind lever seen before ii: Ihe city. It was the key to the sit nation, for better than as the Liberals had expected even in their most con- mcmi'iilK, the lilt-to Coal City RESULTS IN MEDICINE HAT prise to both parties in the Canadian [bad lumett overwhelmingly Liberal. capital. Tbc Liberals expected a vie- U'ith a majority of over -100 a I. this lory mil Conservatives did not hope for the landslide which has occurred L i be ra 1 s were cer t a i n of victory. Then Medicine Hat returns j PliCS LETHBRIDGE Con.rtlan.cl (School. Jjiihor Temple Central School Flechvood School West.rnijisfor School Miners'Hall Pool H.-ill .109 Medicine Hat 103 Mfldici.no Hat W4. Medicine Hat 105 Medicine Hat 106 Medicine Hat. JOT Medicine Hat .108 MiedicincHat 27 .Diamond City J4 MilkE-iver 15 Courts 12 Hay in on d 13 Stirling Welling 96 Bow Island 61 Taber......, 1C) AVarner 95 Winuifred..... 93 .Seven Persons 91 Coleridge 111. Finn's Lake St. Denicrs, naj., re-elecl'ecl. Lrb., 37 maj., re- elected; last maj. IfGfl. JleOrca, Ub., elect- ed. Lib-aral gain. Wilfrid Ijiurlor, Lib. 135 maj. Ubernl gain. K. l.ovcll, Mb., 155. re-elected. Tcmiicouata C. A. Clanvorcau, Lib., .ISO muj., rcAilccted. Ij. Xantel, Coll., 300. ro-elcctod. Three P. Nonnan, Nat., Nat. gain. (SEARCHING FOR SCOUNDREL Two Liberal, ac-1 Jlnriihynlinro, III., Sept. pr.'i- ii; their favor. It is expected that (began lo r.omo hi. They were even Sir Wilfrid Laurier, the premier, will I mon1 adverse than was expected, but tender to thi- governor-general, Karl when (bey were all received Mr. Grey, his resignation within the, next- still bad j, substantial major- two weeks, although not required iojiiy, and the country polls wen: still do ,so until defeated by an adverse lo hi- beard from. Miigrath's stroiif-- bold.-, l.elhbridge nml Mrdioine Hat, hud ber-n siiuwcH under by tin; popu- votc in tlic Hoii: Tho first biisine.ss of the new Gov- will .be to put Ihe Supply lur vote ui tile siualler polls, and no! Hill Ihrniign thp House as thu public! ilniihl. of till' result Wiis rnlrrtainrd I tcrviccs of the country require an im- (nun tliat lime t'orivard. Tin1 cminlry i mediate vole of money. It is not. i polls dose lo telephone communiea- I unlikely Unit, tin- session will In-> tion were heard from in quick KUMTS- i vear. clamation. Boyer, Lib.. 213 maj., re-elected. R. Uevlln, Lib., 369 maj., re-elected. re-elected. {Continued on nag" short and nniy he Icrininntcil lii-fore. j sion, .inrl nine out. of every ten gave i I'hrislma.s holidays, and that nil- i Liberal nwjorilie.s. icr session will hi; calleil pnrly next Whiic the eastern re-inits were by no means elieering, itiul while tliey oliset the local victory, still the Laurier .siijiporlers cotitidenl Ilial later returns would m.-ilerinlly the eomjileriion of the elcc- lion. The city lef'.uns from the east liassnno Crowl'ool 21 Ty rrc-ll's Uaylon Knlcy Spring Coulee Rl.'Mnry's se. is searching In this vicinity for a negro who assaulted two while ws- men early n't Hinnlngham Landing 8 20 IM on tho MIsHourl hunks of the Mis- sissippi river opposite here. Tlva wo- men were firyt rendered unconsclou liy blows on thg head. were remvrni lirst, and as was look- ed for, I hey were nenlpst. Die, govMn- mi'iil. When about twelve o'clock UK- j JJinul suniiuary..for_ ite nighl was 1'urplo' Elcan Ncidig 15 05 13 22 JO.I. SuiTield 24 Coahliile Irvine........: f> Ciinlslon Hodclil'fc (irassy Liikd 7 K'iinliall.......... 4.1 32 .1.5 9 12- 21 19 fi4 87 luchanan's BucliaiiBn Magratli tnjurlly Mijorltf 79 81 64 128 214 275 78 20S 40 2L 1094 84 90 llfi ,'llC 1.00 56 1.0 9 Ifi 2 72 149 1.3 18 17 47 9 9 3t 13 20 .104 34 -127 20H '51 14 J .VI- 149 38 910 70 54 73 50 55 95 47 26 143 89 13 150 221. 32 63 24 43 31.' 104 1.5 1.3 58 14 95 "17 126 -310' 14 36 '43 43 44 63 88, 39 37 17 90 73. 11 78 72 19 45 7 7 23 '52 91 5 15 32 17 2 0 2 14 o 31 49 9 10 ;