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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 25, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta UTe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. I. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1908. NO. 242. PREPAREDFOR POLITICAL BAHLE Young Liberals Have Rousing Organization Meeting Fall Rumor About J. J. Hill Thi! Young Libi>riil� of Lothbriilgn gatlifn^d in tlio I.ibcrnl ooiiirniUeo rooms luHl niglit in niituborH sufll-cit'iit to morn tbnn inx the capacity o[ thu pliico. It. was n most onlbusiiistiR iissoniblnKi' and nugured well lor tli(' support and asaistanoo thi) ablo candidnto of tlio parly will rpceivii from tlu; youngfir mf n of tho l)nrty during tho campaign. It was pronouncpd by all as one of the best political mt'o'tinps ever lield in the city. \V. A. Buohaiiani as president of tbo Letbbridge Liberal Association, explained the purpose of the meeting, the organization of a Young Men's Liberal Club. He declared that the young men of the West should give Lauri r loyai support. This was u young man's country with opportunities unexcelled in any other land in the world. I'hc development of the. West, which had brought - about tluwe opportunities, was due almost entirely ti tho i)rogressive Western |)olicy of tlie Liberal government. That government was jieaded by the oidy real �tati:smaii in Canada today, Sir Wilfrid Laurier. He was above the tactics pursued by tin leaders of the Conservative party, Mr. Buchanan eulogized the Lib?ral canditlnte as an able man equipped in every way to give good service at Ottawa. Senator DeVeb'U' gave the younp men s-me good advice on organization. Organization was the keynote of success. Tliey must work every minut" of every day from now u^il the polls close. In a general wiy the Senator alhuh^l to the progressive; policy of the g'lvernment, establishing the right of the party to clnitn that the Liberal policy was the only safe one for the Dominion. . Refer, ring U> his p:irtieii)ation in the cam-p:iign the Senator declared, and the gathering applauded his statement, that he had as much right to taki part in the canip.iign as Censorvativ( Senators. If it was wrong for hini it was wrong for the Conservatives The meeting had the pleasure of li.Mteiiing to a very inspiri;ig address from the Hon. W. T. Finlay, Minister of .Vgriculture', who happened to bi- ill the city. He said it was thing to get young men to work. They could i)ut vim and enthusiufim into a campaign. Tlie Young I iirovince at Kil-UKUitou. They were sorry to liim I'-om the L; gislatur(>.. He was quite s:ili-slied that he would ])rovc as good if not a.better re|)resentativo of the riding at Ottawa. Mr. Finlay urged the young men to get to work. It was work that was going to tell os-p ciilly in tiie cities and towns. ft was decided to organize a club on a perman(ait basis. The election of oflicers was then proceeded with and the first conte'St, that for president, was quit- exciting, two ballots having to be taken. , Tho oflicers electeil were as follows :- Honorary President-W. C. Simmons. President-S. J. Shepherd. Vice PriHidiH in Sherwood last -week, and from there travelled into the heart of Canada. Ho met his special train at Glasgow, Mont. While Hill stated ho was merely on a hunting trip, tho thoroughness of his Investigations and the activity of the Great Northern surveyors In Canadian territory lead-to tho conclusion that tho ex-touslon will ho commonces drew thoir cho(iucs and quit the shops yestor-daj'. Word from headquarters Is very encouraging to tho strikers. It denies that there have been any serious breaks In the ranks and claim that many men are deserting the company. Twenty-five left one day at Fort William and thirty at Winnipeg. The company are herding thoir men so closBly that tho men are getting restless and riots are reported from Mon troal .and other points. In several places the civic authorities arc inr.or-fering to prevent typhoid opidorulo caused by tho very unsanitary condition of the strike-breakers' camps. Tho car-shorta�e Is . reported by them to bo much worse. At bixtocn stations the elevators are full and no cars are available. The -oil weather they claim will mean that hall tho locomotives now running will !e out of commission. All clas.sep of people in tho oast jvs wvH as t,\ie west are trying :o bring (.rcssure to bear on tho company to ollect .settlement and public .sympaUi./ I'or the strikers is stronger than ever. Superintendent Brady of the f^uper. lor division, has resigned bcanse of conditions arising out of i.hc strike. Tho men have spies in nearly every shop on tho .system au'l are closely in touch with tho situation. Calls Fburflusher Kansas City, Sept. 'Jr,.-nov/LMiior lla.skell of Oklahoma tlniied here today that he .Intondod to resign his position as tr6�sur(j�" Of the Democratic National Committee. ]i(!Kariling Mr. Hearst's charge, , coupling him with tho steel trust, Mr. I-fiiskell .said ho felt highly honored at lielivg classed with Schwab, Ctumegle and .7. 1', Morgan. Ho denied that he had been In New,York clt.v in 189(1 (;sssd air down his neck and watching the dust fly from his clothing. As Babo took little notice of this his persecutors grew bolder. They put the nozzle of the air jet in his mouth md opened the stop cock, lacerating lim internally in a frightful man-11 r. Dauphin, Man., Sept. 24.-The Lib dfals oi Dauphin, the largest Federal onstituency of Manitoba today renominated T. A. Burrows to can-test the riding at the coming efS^ction, by a unanimous vote. Amid a scene of great enthusiasm the gathering of two hundred delegates from all parts of the constituency, 180 miles square, passed by standing, a vote of confidence in the administration of the department of tile interior expressing their faith in Mr. Burrows and their condemnation of the unfounded charges against him. JUDGE RETIRES -Barrie, Ont., Sept. 24.-County Judge Boys, will retire on S"ptem-b r 29th having reached the age limit. John Birnie, K. C., C. W. Plaxton and C. K. Hewsnn, K.C., are the aspirants for the position. J. K. MclNNIS QUITS M FIGHT Discord In the Conservative Ranks At Regina Regina,, Sept. 25.-A new convdition for Regina Fnleral riding has been called by the president of the Conservative association. J. K. Mclnnis who was the unanimous choice of the last convention has resigned his nomination. A meeting of the executive refused to call a new convention and a meeting of dissenters called this week also turned down tt motion asking for a new convention but in spite of this President Whit-more has taken the personal responsibility of calling a new convention on four days' notice. . Mclnnes now considers he has bo n unfairly treated and throws tho nomination back at the Conservative party, refuses to go before a new convention and decliiu^ to b.' tlie Conservative candidate under any circumstances. He pledges himself to support the nominee af a- new convention and the Bordm platform. Anglicans Discuss Divine Healing Ottawa, Sept. 24.-At the Anglican Synod this afternoon it was moved by Canon Scott that to me(?t tho case of persons who desire to receive an-nointing mentioned by St.. James, they should autlKjiize the uk(! of the prayer for tin; administration of the unction printed in the (irst prayer book. He said tliere was no reason to suppose that the lieiiliiig ]wwer of the first ages had died out. ,\11 around sects were growing up. not-iibly the Christian Scienli.sts, who were groping blindly after a truth that the church had neglected. In the Greek Cliurcii the custom still prevailed of anointing the body for ihi\ purpose of healing. WOULD VOTE AGAINST NR. BORDEN If He Opposed Rob-bins Irrigation Co, Says Mr. Magrath Helena, Mont., Sept. 2.").-Burlington passenger train No. 10, wiiich left Helena for fho eiast by way of Billings, collldor carti]) yesterday in a runaway accident. He leaves a widow and six children. EDITOR PUTS IT UP TO WILLISON To Substaniate a Charge Made Against the Toronto Globe By Premier Roblin VERVILLE RE-ELECTED Halifax, N. S., Sept. 24.-Alphoiise Verville, M. P. is president of the Tra;r it. All our own funds are under our control and before the IJ. M. W. got a cent of per ea|)ita la.x from us they spent $50,000 on a strike in Lethbridge." FELL AND WAS KILLED Winnii)eg, Man., Sept. 24.-John Nelson, an employee of the Winnipeg Tent and Awning Co., fell from the fourth story wi:id.ow of the old Grain Kxchange building tills morning a:id was killed. (S[iecial to tho Herald.) Frank. Sept. 21.-The C. A. C. & C. Co. are now shipping 12r� tons of coal per day. S. Gebo. who has been absent three wei'ks is e.\poeted back in a ('(Uiple of week.s. It is reported that he luis closed a contract with an Aineriran lirni, and that the mine will be working full time shoetly. One huiulied steel coal Cai'ij, shippeil and niaiiifesled to Frank port of customs from Niirth Portal, SasU., Iie-loiiging to the Spokane International I{. W. Co. are loading coal in the Pass and will bo sent through for tho compan.v's use; Ruch car will carry fift.v Ions. Tlie.v are being loaded at IImerest. Maple I,enf, Passlmrg. I.illo. and Helleviie. To Fly Across the Channel QUEBEC NEXT YEAR Halifax, N. S., Sept. 24.-At the Trades and Labor Cangress today, Quebec was chosen the next place of meeting. l.enians, France, Sept. 2.").-Wilbur Wright (he .Aiiieriean aeroplaiiist made a Hight nt the Field of Auvours this morning that lasted for .^0 minutes and 14 seconds. Me covered 22 111 lies at an average heiglit of 4") feel lie came to the groun metres, a little over 21 miles. Tlie friends of Mr. Wright 111 Frame are tr.viiig to |iersua