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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V, Alberta. Wednesday, September 2 Number 2 TAFT CONFIDENT THAT HIS ELECTION IS SURE Republican Nominee Says There Will be No Solid West for the Progressives Democratic Strength Waning Xow Vork, Sept. 25. Wcniiltml fl'itff in a prepared interview issued last night declared that his recent claims of strength were entitled to respect. I le analyzed thc political, ct. This strength added to the in- disputable! republican hold in eastern stales constitutes in itself a sufllcijnt strength to give success to the party. "It, Is scarcely necessary fur me to situation as he saw if, maintaining point to the necessity of rc-cstaljllsl'-' that the regular republicans would ing a republican ma'ority in the rarry the solid cast and hold enough lioi'.w of representatives, if this is of the central and western status to. done 1 feel confident that I will he win' lo have placed un the statute The President's interview, follows hooks the work-men's compensation "When 1 declared a few weeks which 1 urged upon the last ses- thaL I fell reasonably sure of my own sion, but which was sent to oblivion re-election iu November and of the democratic house. If the success of the republican party I country will leave the republican par-! regarded by some as over sail-1 ty a complete victory in its eongres-' guine and unaware of the situation.' sional as well as its presidential however, after a number of ticket, a proper tariff revision will be indications that the republican party i speedily affected with facts ascertain-! is still the dominant party, aud the ed by the tariff commission which! expected growth oi democratic will harm no one and remove its pres-' .strength has failed to materialize, my ent defects." early declaration is shown to he en- titled to respect. The republicans ne- cessarily will have a reduced major- ity over 1008, because of the presence oi three-liokots in the field, hut the democratic party will suiter also. The combined.strength of the third term parly will not bo enough to changa 1-he ultimate result. "Five or six weeks ago it was as- serted generally that the republican party would secure the vote of the solid cast, including all of .the New lOngland states with the exception, of Maine and Vermont that thc demo- cratic party would maintain its hoitl on tin. solid south, and that thc third icrni party would secure the solid west, leaving only the middle west as .iehalahle ground. Today with the FERDINAND, Emperor of Bulgaria Whose country is on the verge of wa with Turkey election, still one month "the republican party finds itself with a strengthened hold on the solid east, cd in support of tho republican tick- having routed tho.'third party inont and the democrats in Maine. "The third term leaders recently conceded that we would pick the state- of Utah out of the solid west and after conferring with Chairman Hilles and others recently in the west, the GOES AFTER ROOSEVELT WITini BLUDGEON Republican Leader in New York State Deals With m as a Menace Points Out His Many Characteristics Saratoga, N.Y., Sept! attack ou Theodore Roosevelt and the poli- cies of the Progressive party in na- tion and slate, marked the address of William D. Guthrio, 'temporary chair- man today, before State convention. Republicari '.'We see said Jlr. Gutlirle, "the Progressive campaign is doom- ed to pitiable defeat, and that only a injury to its malevolent desire to work the .Republican party continues campaigning." The temporary chairman compared lera the present situation in particular is every reason to believe that the! with conditions whica existed in iSSO republicans will carry and 1S9C, when, he said, "tho out- Washington, Idaho and Wyoming. look for the success of the RepuDlt- Morcover, it the proper kind of a can party had for a time been dis- cainpaign'is waged we will carry Orc-j couraging." The success of Um Re- Kansas and Minnesota, where' Publican cause in those campaigns, he the third term strength has rapidly waned since the recent tour through that section of the party's candi- dates. "I am not familiar with the de- velopments in other western states, although many good reports have prophesied, would be repeated this fall. "Every Republican vote cast for the Democratic he declared, "will be wasted, and -will only tend to mag- nify the future strength and nuis- ance value of the Progressives." Quthrie gave three reasons come to me concerning them, but j why the Republican National conven- with the stales already mentioned itj tion fulfilled its duty in refusing to can be seen that there is no longer a i nominate Col. Roosevelt, solid west back ot the npw parly, tut more nearly a solid west reunit- WILSON WINS IN NEW JERSEY HIS CANDIDATE FOR UNITED STATES SENATOR IS SUC- CESSFUL Newark, Sept local Democratic vote cast at the Now Jer- sey primaries yesterday was estimat- ed at about 70.000. Complete returns slow in being tabulated, but the plurality for Hughes, the Wilson can- didate for United States senator, was estimated as running anywhere be- tween juid RE-NOMINATE FOSS Boston, Sopt at-OoTornor Eugene Toss was re-nominated by the Dsmo- frats at the primary election today. "In the first he said, "the nomination of an ex-president of the United States for a third term would have been in violation of an unwrit- ten rule. "Col. he declared, "has fomented more than any man living the discontent and class hatred ex- isting among our people; he has as- sailed the judiciary, and undermined the confidence of the people In our judges; he bad advocated revolution- ary doctrines; he had shown that he despised constitutional restraints; ho had held us up to the contempt ol world as politically a dishonest peo- ple, and he was known to be a Soc- ialist at heart, although protesting that he alone eould save the country from Socialism. AH appreciated his ability, his eloquence, his exaltation, his great personal magnetism, his fierce and tireless energies, as well as his insatiable ambitions, his impa- tience with any rule of law that curb- ed or checked his own will. His do- termination was to rule or ruin the party, and all were beginning to per- ceive that this enthusiasm was rather for the arena, and for power, more than for principles. But his very popularity, similar in many 'respects to the popularity of .Kearney, the sand lot-orator, and of Bryan the Populist, was likewise the weakness "of Roose- velt as the" candidate of a great party. The qualities which attract and make him popular, with the unthinking, re- pel tho thoughtful, lie sober-minded and the patriotic. "A third reason why the majority in the Chicago convention should not have cast aside President Taft and nominated ex-President Roosevelt, was, because to hare (lone so would have been an act of presidential treachery, ingratitude and dishonor. President Taft hud earned and de- served re-nomination fo-r great and faithful service to the nation and the party." Mr. Guthrie defined the great issues of the national campaign as follows: "First, tho constitutional right and power of congress to protect Ameri- can industries and to preserve onr present industrial system; second, the threatened overthrow of the re- presentative system of government in state and nation by the Introduction of the initiative, referendum and re- call, and. third, the assault upon the administration of justice in American courts." PENSION FOR OXEN MIKADO TO LOOK AFTER THE ANIMALS WHICH DREW THE FUNERAL CAR Toklo, Sept. have been provided from the Mikado's private purse for the oxen which drew the burial car at the late Mikado's funeral. With a special attendant each, the oxen will the remainder of their lives in luxury in th? Imperial paitures. The old custom of giv- ing them the Junior fifth- grade of court rank was disregarded. AUSTRIAN SPIES CAUGHT ON SERVIAN FRONTIER Belgrade, Servla, Sept. grave frontier' incident occurred today, when six Jully. equipped Austrian soldiers, mder the command of Lieut. SzdJter- sey, were arrested by Swlau fron- tier guards and charged with espion- age. The Austrian soldiers belonged to the garrison of the Hungarian town of Pancsova, about ten miles to the j northeast of trip Servian capital. CITY COUNCIL REACHES BASIS ON INDUSTRIAL SITES MATTER TIMES TRIBUTE LATE SIR TO RICHARD Ixmdon, Sept. Times referring to the late Sir Rich- ard Cartwrlght, says: "He 'belonged to a.type none .too common anywhere, and ex- tremely rare in a new coun- try. Although a man of wealth and refinement, he threw his ease to the winds, and devot- ed hiniself to politics with a disinterestedness and energy which neither tho bitterness of Canadian public life, nor a long series of defeats could lessen by a jot. f .J, .J ..y .j. ,j, PREFER CARRIAGES FOR THE ROYAL PARTY Committee Had Arranged to Use Autos to Take Duke Around If ever a city was in a peculiar po- sition on any occasion it is Leth- bridge on the'occasion of the route. .j. Ontario Mentor Chief To get a now chief is evidently a harder task than tho cliv had nntici- pated. Having dictated terras to the prf-speotlve candidates for the position and having had refusals from the various choices, the council has now come ro asking for icraia. At a meeting ot the police committee held last night behind closed doors, tho many applications for the position wore read. Of the.e five picked out and tho secretary Instructed to wire, then, Immediately ask- ins Ihem initial salary th.y would consider and when they could report A. J. M'LEAN LEAVESJOR NORTH TO VISIT GRANDE PRAIRIE AND PEACE ItlVER IN INTERESTS OF GOVERNMENT visit of the Duke of. Coimaught, le vice-regal parly. Col. Lowther has written the com- mittee on 'entertainment for this unction slating that he would, prefer if carriages were; provided for. the party while hern.. The committee had nteuded to use automobiles, and had rheir completed along that line. There are. hundreds of automobiles i the city, .hut never a carriage vhich would do justice to the occa- sion. Lethbridge, a city of peo- le cannot display even a single car- iage. which wouitl lend the finishing lotiches to such a function. And if one annot be found there are small hopes. i The entertainment committee is in THREATEN TO SHOOT KITCHENER London, -Sept leaving London lor Paris to- day, ou his way to Egypt, Lord Kitchener received warn- ing that he might be shot en Consequently extraor- Exemption From Taxation Provided for Under Certain Conditions-Site Sold Outright-Reach- ing Terms .With Lethbridge Iron Works Clear title to the property on payment of the actual cost to the city. Exemption from taxation fop a period of ten years, provided the Industry will guarantee a mini- mum payroll per acre of land sought, the amount of the mini- mum to be fixed later. School and local Improvement taxes 'not included. Water at cost. Electric current for power at cost. Pro rata yearly assessment for spur trackage, being actus to city. cost dinary -precautions'wore taken for his safety by the Scotland Yard police authorities. SAYS CAN CURE SLEEPLESSNESS GERMAN PHYSICIAN'S DISCOVERY IS AN ELECTRICAL TREAT- WENT Berlin, Sept. .25. Dr. Nagel Schmidt, a Gurmuii physician, noimces in the Berliner Kleinschu I At last the city council has arrived at a basis in which to offer sites in ndustrial Centre to prospective Leth- jridge industries. For four years the and which was bought in North Letli- iridge for this purpose hns been ly- ng unused, and the Board of Trade been unable to make any defi- nite offer to Induce manufacturing oncerns to locate here. With the .bove as a basis the whole matter vlll soon be put in concrete form, and Lethbridge will then be in a position to offer manufacturers such induce- ments as will make this city as at- tractive as any other in the Canadian west. The whole question was 'brought to a head last night at the adjourned meeting of the city council by the application from the Lethbridge Iron Works for a site in Industrial Centre. C. H. Magrath was present to lay the proposition before the council, on" be- half of the company, aud the Indus- trial committee of the Board of .Trade was also present to support him in his request. Iu opening the discussion' Mayor Batch stated that as the Lethbridge Iron Works was an established con- cern they would be pleased to hear what Sir. Magrath had to say, aud give him their support In so-far as they might be permitted to do so. What Iron Works Want Mr. Mag-rath stated in brief the plan his company to move to the new one thing I would like..'to be decided upon. The taxes on such, a large par- cel of land would be about ten per cent, of tho !fixed charges. For the first four or years it would represent a-darge part of the outlay, and I don't think the company would consider moving to the new site unless the matter ,of taxation were dehnitely would like exemption from taxation, for ten years." Solicitor Ball: "The city council could not do other than to enter.into a provisional agreement for exem-p-' tion of taxation on property the city limits. Each year's -council would have to confirm the agree- Mr. Magrath: "Suppose we matter over until the new city charter IB Iaw; I understand that new city limits will be so set as the industrial sites." (Continued on page SNOWBOUND IN THE MOUNTAINS RAILROAD OFFICIALS WENT FISH- INQ IN ERS IN CABIN a quandary. About twenty Of the fin-! Woehestcrft, the discovery of c est automobiles in the citv have been ol curing sleeplessness bv eleclricilv cr t, 7 wl U1J> Lu muve LU uie new offered. In New Westminster and otli- 'nr. electric sleep has been produc-1 sife as they had grown so large that er western cities the carriage was ed only in rabbits and dogs, but the' their present plant was overcrowded missing in the parade of welcome and experiments have .been so free from so that it was not economical to use it looks as if Lethbridge would have effects that Dr. Nagcl Schmidt it longer. He thought thnt with eight to follow suit. Electric Manners Superinlendent Reid of the electric- al department, has succeeded in se-' Sleep is produced by a new iorm of curing from Calgary the electric ban- electric current applied to the Mrs which were used in the Calgary of the brain. This produces a nai-o- reccption. Those banners which tic effect which Dr. Nagel Schmidt lluu stretch from one side of the street to declares can be maintained as long as power at cost the other each contain one word. One is thinks human beings can he subjected acres It would give them plenty of to the same treatment without dan- rcom to expand. They had expansion ger. j -'n mind. In two years they hoped to be utilizing at least four acres of the site asked for. In ten years they hoped to be able to utilize it all. He would also like 'luxation exemption, and commodities such as water and i be maintained as long as desired. Dr. Nagel Schmidt r.s-: The matter of the cost of the site will be placed in each block along the serts that the new method also has was not hard to agree upon. The Edmonton, Sepl. A. .T. Mc- Lean, the provincial secretary, leaves here tomorrow morning for the north coantry, where he "will spend at least a month, investigating conditions and prospecls. Me goes in Ore interests of the government, and also, partly to discover for himself the true facts of those dazzling reports heard from time to time. Jlr. Mctaan will be accompanied by P. Lynch, a well-known grain brok- er, of Winnipeg, who has been so im- pressed with the continuous reports line of tlie evening procession, and the power to eliminate pain read, "Lethbridge Welcomes portion of the human bodv Their Royal.Highnesses." I_______________' With these banners and the Great White Way, the city should he one oi the nrosl profusely illuminated the vice-regal party has seen on their tour, but to make that part of the decorations even mure striking, Mr. Hcid is also at tempt ing to secure the strings oi lights which are hung in arches along the streets in the busi- ness section. These have not been taken down iu Calgary, but if pos- sible they will be lent to Lcthbr.idre, and will probably remain up until (lie Dry Farming Congress is over. in any M'GREGQR IS GIVEN A YEAR SENTENCE IMPOSED ON FORGER BY JUDGE CASES city was able to ofter him the eight Sheridan, Sept. W, Holdredge, general manager of the Hurling ton railroad, is snowbound iu a caliin on Dome Late near the sum- mit of the Big Horn, es from Sheridan, there are .four cet of snow in the mountains .anil, shoV is falling today. "Mr. Holdreflge has been in the-cab-, in for a and there is no telling; when he will be able to get out. Two weeks ago he went there .for a days' fishing, but was caught in an early snow storm and since, then snow has fallen several times and his predicament becomes worse daily..The cabin is well supplied with provisions and other comforts. BANKS MIGHT NOT HAVE FAILED HAD BOOKS BEEN PROPERLY AUDITED, SAYS FINANCE MINISTER Toronto, Ont., September 85. 'I feel satisfied that had direc- tors oi tho.Ontario Bank employed a acres for approximately 5500 per acre, proper system of auditing it would "me if he would rather lease for 99 years than buy. He replied that the leasing! proposition did not appeal to him, j p and did not think it would be enter-1 tained by the company. They wanted the land outright. He gave assur- ance that the plant to be built on It would be worth many times the valtio Before Judge Winter in the district court today Cecil Bradley and John Honey Murray appeared on the' charge of stealing c-alve.s from Blood Indians and elected to tried spued- ily. W. Little, a former manager of TRIBUTE TO A GOOD MAN Winnifred. 23. The funeral of Hon. .1. Rifron, which look placn here this afternoon was attended hy a large and distinguished assembly. The services were conducted bv th Rev. Drs. Elliott and Crummy, "who to that company, anil elected paid eloquent tributes to the memory j 'o be tried speedily. No dates y. y. I theatre, was also up on the e o[ misappropriating funds of the advantages'of the Grand Prai- rie aud Peace Rivar countries that he, too, wishes to ascertain the facts for himself. The party hopes to go by train to Athabasca Landing, and from there by boat to Orona-rd. After that the' provincial secretary will follow iho (rail. HA claims that the country cannot properly be seen from the decks or the boats. He will go so far north as Peace River Crossing, re- turning by Dtmvegan, Grand Prairio City, Heaver Lodge, and "coming out." by the Edson trail. Mr. McLean anticipates taking an. other trip into the north country next year, when he believes he will so much further north than he can do by starting at Alt time of tho year, j V of the deceased scntleman. and at the same time ppnke of bis work as a pion- eer of Western Canada. CUT OUT TRIPS TO WEST yet teen lixed for these trials. Korger .Souionl'cd Alexander .McGregor was sentenced to one year's imprisonment in .the jail on each of two separate charges oi false pretences and iorgcry, both! Uu'n.'.s to run concurrently commenc- ing from today. Morse Stealing Case on Friday The case of Bert Morton of Wheat of the land, and that they would be ready to start building operations next spring if favorable terms could be agreed upon with the city. Taxation the Important Point Taxation was the main 'question which they had to consider. "The property is outside city said .Mayor Hatch. "I do not. see how we can arrive at any nirreemetit as to taxation when we have nothing to say about property not Inside the limits, at least as far at fixation Is concerned." Mr. Magnuh: "Well, that would be rom closfng mislit be likewise ap- to thc case oi. tlle Funnels' Iiank which "''S1'4 have been averted been under the ohser- vation of a first class auditor." Replying to the "toast, of "Parlia- ment of tonight at the an- nual banquet of the Dominion Asso- ciation of Chartered accountants at the King Edward Hotel, thc Hon. W. T. White, minister of finance, made the foregoing statement in the.cotirso of an eulogy of the high standard! set up by the association. SUICIDE NEAR OKOTOKS Okotoks, Alta., Sept. Dia- mond, a village in tho foothills, thir- teen miles west of Okololts. was tha scene of a suicide last night, when Stevon Kaiser, a rancher, look his lifo with a shot gun. Ottawa Seit an Tnc car to carry a larso number of passengers ioiinflenicnt that" Parliament A "orsc on Friday I dall-v. keeping up the good average with which they started oft. An aver- wlll be summoned in Xovem- Tllc caso of Rcrt "orton of whcat' "5" the cars every day of tho week, and has necessitated a com- I ('mlK- charged with horse superintendent is contident that the system will carry Itself along, plote rlmnge in thc plans of Yctwood some time ago, will come Saturday was a large day, over 4100 pRuseneere using tlio pay-as- up lor trial before .ludgc Winter here Tlie increase over the average was due to the football game at Friday. 'ho Park aud the extra service provided for North Lcthbrldge in the evca-. ing hours. Sunday, however, showed a distinct falling off from the previous Sunday, tho number of passengers being only 2500 while on the first Sim- day tho car.? wevo in operation they carried close to -1500. On Friday the operating officials arc putting on an extra servico to tho fair grounds to accomodalo tho crowds of school children with their JMS onta .wlio will attend tho anuwl schools' athletic miiot iu the afternoon, the Cabinet, ministers. A half dozen members had expected to make trips through the Tvost to the coast, hut win now In all probability have to aban- don the idea. BRUCHESI VISITS WEST Montreal, Sept.. L'S. Monalgnonr Paul archbishop of Mont- real, left this morning for n long trip through tho Canadian West. ;