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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - October 23, 1914, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Manitoba1 free press Winnipeg Friday october 23, 1914. Alleged Trefton by Berta newspaper Stormy scene in House re Garding articles of Ger Man press held As Federal matter liberals present Good watch to Premier Sifton after prorogation As Mark of esteem y to a there the government a Safe Harbor Haa made Progress and it is expect umm dredge is wil1 be begun next settling sei10res of of link ships strict embargo on contraband to Germany by Northern euro Pean countries. Edmonton alta., oct. Tion of the provincial legislature took place thus afternoon. Hig Honor Thi governor attending for tha purpose and giving the Royal assent t the sixty Public and private Bills Pas sed by the legislature just As the governor was about to ------.0 arrive in the chamber. T. M. Tweedie Britain and Denmark. Moreover it was conservative Calgary presented a Learned that the state department has Resolution calling upon the attorney i been informed that All of the Neutra Washington oct. Arising from the seizure by British cruisers of three american Oil ships soon will is satisfactorily adjusted in the opinion of the state department offic Ais the release after a Short detention 3f the Tanker Jonn d. Rockefeller with the explanation by the Brit that the vessels was detained i Ause of doubt As to the destination of Fier cargo was construed As an admission by the British government of the right of vessels properly under Amer mm1 Stry to carry Oil without molestation Between Neutral ports fact that great Britain released the ship Only after she had assured herself that through the danish embargo there was no Opportunity for the Oil to pass into German hands was looked up Sifas concerning Only Grea general s department to suspend publication of the Alberta Herald a Ger Man publication of Edmonton for alleged treasonous utterances and to countries of any commodities tha prosecute its editor. For a few min utes there promised to be a Stormy countries in Northern Europe now have placed embargoes upon the exportation across their Borders into the Belliger might be used by the armies or navies , it is believed will reduce to scene. Hon. Duncan Marshall Denoun j minimum the chances of interference cd the Resolution As a dirty tory with the american carrying Trade. But withdrew at the request of the speaker meanwhile asserting that would have no hesitation in repeat the words outside the House a vote was called for and in the first division of the session the Resolution was Defeated 31 to 18. To save annoyance. To facilitate uninterrupted voyage food Semi contraband material it has been suggested that the Manifest be Vised b by merchant vessels carrying stuffs oils metals and other consular officers in american earlier m the Day the question had t who h w m insure the detention by British or French cruisers even temporarily to make searches. This matter is now under consideration by the officials. The protest of the state rement against the seizure of the Steamer Brindella and her detention at Halifax with the demand for her release was not in the nature of an ultimatum according to state department officials the department itself is ignorant of Manv of the facts necessary to the House by Premier Sifton who said the had been shown the report of a metting held in Calgary at which the intimation was made that the Provin Cial government was neglecting its duty in not proceeding against a cer Tain newspaper for treason. He would not say anything about the manner or taste of the statement but he wanted to say that it was not the business of the provincial government to look after Deal matters of that kind. It would create i protest was a very grave state of affairs if the nine Lodrect to save All Lesal rights and the provinces should each take special a win be awaited before any Furth proceedings in regard to what might or is taken constitute treason. The Empire was at War. Military affairs were in the hands of the Federal government and while the Alberta government was anxious to Giva All assistance in its Power in the administration of the Law. It was. The duty of the Federal government to decide what was treason and to Start prosecutions. Insists it is a crime. Or. Tweedie said the offence of treason was provided for under the criminal under which treason was a crime just As much As theft. If the translation he had received of articles published in one of the Edmonton Pap ers was Correct there was no doubt chauffeur sentenced. Quebec Man pleads guilty to Man months imprisonment. Quebec oct. Baptise Lauret Gagnon chauffeur in the court of King s Bench yesterday was sentenced to eighteen months imprisonment on three indictments of manslaughter to which the prisoner had pleaded guilty throwing himself on the mercy of the court the sentence takes the form of three consecutive six months terms. Gagnon took his employer s Automo bile without permission and went on _ .3 a 4-1-. A Cro wins m a . L u r cd in intr Vij Unju j action should be taken against those a Joy ride which resulted in the death responsible for their publication the j of Arthur Collin Arthur Collin administration of the criminal code was jr., and the elder Collm s Grandon in the hands of the attorney general s j Gaudias All of Quebec when department which was right at hand the speeding automobile collided with the offence was complained of. A Street pro two Princeton professors enlist. Feedings should be taken at once Princeton. N.j., oct. Trus against the Alberta Herald because tees of Princeton University have that paper is certainly guilty of trea granted leave of absence to two of the it is an absolute disgrace that n j faculty who have enlisted in the armies View of the attitude we take in regard of their respective countries. Prof. Our patriotic duty to the Empire we pjerr6 Boutrous of the department of have an attorney general s department mathematics is in the French service which will allow the publication of the i prof. Joseph h. M. Wedderburn i a also of tile mathematics department returned to England this week in order class of articles that have appeared n this paper since War was declared. Hon j. R Boyle said there had never been any prosecutions for treason except those instituted by the Federal authorities. With respect to the her Ald it was possible that proceedings be taken against it. But the fed to Al authorities should Start the proceedings. Premier Sifton proceedings in the Only Case of the kind in Manitoba were started by the militia department. The matter then was dropped for the time Only to be resurrected just before prorogation. Private Bills. Earlier in the Day the House spent considerable time discussing a Large number of Pri ate Bills. Two Bills were these being an act to in crease the borrowing Power of the Vii Liage of Cochrane and an act to Amend the act incorporating the Edmonton country club. The majority of the members decided the principle of allowing religious bodies to have the Power to Issue debentures and for that Rea son the Robertson Church Bill was. To it Crawn while the other Bills which also sought that Power were amended. The clause in the Edmonton charter Ivl asked for by a majority of the Council providing for adult suffrage male and female did not find a single Friend in the House and the action or municipal committee in striking u out was unanimously confirmed. Immediately after prorogation Liberal members met in the Liberal committee rooms and As a Mark or esteem and Confidence presented pre Mier Sifton with a Gold watch suitably engraved. The Premier who was taken completely by Surprise briefly thanking the members for their Mark of appreciation. To Montreal Board of control taking Steps to insure Protection of City. Montreal oct. To the Large number of austrians and Ger mans in Montreal the Board of control this morning decided to Send a deputation to Ottawa to ask Feder Al government to take Steps relative to the Protection of this City against any attempt to commit damage on the part of the enemies located Here. Chief of police Campeau said that dynamite could be All nver the cite Yards for anybody to carry away the same trouble applies who have Large numb of foreigners in their employ who have it was Weir reservoirs should be girded by double the num Ber of men now used for purpose. Hudson Bay items immense masses of Lea remain All summer at port Nelson. St. Johns nfld., oct. Masses of ice driven to and fro with every change of wind have remained a Hudson Bay through the summer and autumn according to officers if the Steamer Bonaventure under charter of the Canadian government which has just returned from the second of of trips this season to port Nelson the season s work at that port the e he government is preparing a termin for the Hudson Bay railway is practically ended and the other steamers have conveyed men and material Here will leave shortly. Surveying and meteorological parties have been studying conditions in the Bay will come out on the Acadia. He breakwater a the Nel to enlist in the British army. Sour stomach Gas gripping pains in tha Abdomen Ana slurs Rush liver yield to the Trentle effective action of Parmelee a the Best of All Dills. They relieve constipation without bad after effects. They tone the whole system. Price 25c. Parmelee s vegetable pills the Hudson s Bay co. Men s shirts in Wool taffeta crepes botany wills Percale proven Best fabrics for Dressy service Able shirts. Men s Best Quality All Wool taffeta shirts these Are English manufacture from finest pure Wool fabric coat style. Special at Tention has been paid to finish. Soft double cuffs and soft double Collar to match. White grounds with purple Grey sky Black and Helio stripes in Large assortment. Sizes 14 to 18. At finest shirts coat style made in Canada soft double cuffs and soft double Collar to match. White ground with Black sky and Helio stripes. Sizes 14 to 16j. Each ?3-00 English All Wool botany twill shirts this is a specially Woven flannel fabric combining warmth Comfort and durability closed front sateen neck band single cuff. An Ideal shirt for Winter Wear in Grey and Blue assorted stripes. Sizes 14 to each men s Negligee shirts with stiff cuffs and starched Neckband coat style White grounds with assorted coloured figures. Sizes 14 to 17i. Each saturday week end special men s Negligee shirts eng Lish chambray and oxfords. Plain shades sky Tan Grey also White grounds with Black or Blue stripes. Sizes 14 to 17j. Each---------------------95o business As usual do your Paet. See the night phone specials at Bottom of Page. F these Are times of stirring news of War business crops and politics and a Hundred other things but of most importance ii men s pers Omil affairs Are new clothes and on this question we Are in front trenches with a showing of suits overcoats and fun that Are winning great honors and Victo Ries every hour of the Day. We have a superbly Fine showing o fall and Winter clothes in colors cloths styles to meet the needs of men who Are most particular. The several groups Fol lowing offer splendid investments to men who will buy new clothes tomorrow. Navy Blue Irish Serge suits at in a hard wearing Irish Serge in Digo dyed medium weight single breasted Coats Cut in the latest form fitting style but not extreme Well lined and interlinked the collars flt snugly and the lapels Roll to Button either two or three medium pants a smart serviceable suit for. Winter. All sizes. Saturday English worsted and Tweed suits extensive variety of designs and in Many colors warm Bro was steel and. Blue Greys Hea ther mixtures neat checks self stripes and other pleasing effects. Coats have carefully rounded shoulders close fitting collars and Well turned lapels the sleeves Are cuffed and the fronts fasten with either two or three buttons. Sat urday scotch Tweed suits at in Cheviot and Saxony finish tweeds of the very latest designs neat checks toeing the latest fashion this season showing Many pleasing color combinations such As the new Plum and Heather shades. Navy Blue and tartan Green and Many other til endings in Plain dark Grey and Rich warm Browns form fitting Model with lapels rolling to fasten at second or third Button according to taste. Verts have Roll or step Collar and 6-Ibuttons. Saturday special warm stylish Cheviot overcoats a rather heavy Zero weather coat. In a double texture Cheviot Tweed double breasted with the new Roll Collar detachable Tofelt at Back and but tons and strap on cuffs. A very smart warm serviceable coat that will satisfy the particular Man. Saturday special Raccoon Coats saturday our raccoons for we have selected for saturday s Selling twelve Choice Raccoon Coats made from Well furred soft and pliable skins of a Rich dark color and Well match style Good and Large which will entirely envelope the head fronts Are double breasted. All sizes. Regular saturday stimulate the boy s ambition with smart clothes just like daddy s Why not Wear better suits two pairs of pants to each suit Norfolk or double breasted Coats every Gar ment has taped seams to prevent ripping. Every coat Cut to fit perfectly and lined with Victoria Toul or italian cloth and interlinked with unbreakable Canvas to the shape of the fronts. In Norfolk or double breasted styles materials Are in Many shades of Grey Brown and Heather mixtures in Many smart designs. Sizes from 12 to 18 years. Pot the 3 garments to boys Sailor suits saturday at in sturdy Navy Blue Serge with Gold on Collar and ornament on sleeves front Vest fastened in straight knee pants lined through out Well made and finished smart school suit sizes from 3 years to 10 years. Saturday Spe Cial .___.____________._. School pants for boys at. 69c made from a Good wearing Cheviot Tweed Bloomer shape lined throughout hip and Side pockets. Patent buckle and strap at knee. Sat urday special 69o boys Norfolk suits at to in Navy Blue Serge fancy worsted Cheviot and Saxony tweeds a splendid selection of the new est designs in both styles and materials every suit made toy one of the Best manufacturers of boys clothing in the Dominion. In Browns Olive Grey with Lovat and Heather mixtures the fit is perfect. 9 to is years. To atthe provision counters Manitoba fresh killed Spring Chicken Heads and feet special per ib._.i_.21c fresh killed boiling special per in. 1bc fresh killed ducks about 4 1 is. Each. Satur Day special per in. _.-----------------.19c ten Only suckling pigs about 14 ibs. Each saturday special per ib.----------------------20o California wines Hudson s Bay bottling and guarantee Sherry port and 60c per bottle. Saturday special 3 for sauternes 35c per pint bottle. Saturday special 3 for .-.90c Zinfandel reisling Claret and Lar 50 c per bottle. Saturday special 3 for Zinfandel and Hock 30c. Saturday 3 for _7so announcing a great Victory important Purchase of women s cloth and Serge dresses and values close unto 50 styles saturday morning All new fresh As the morning Heing copies in modified form of High priced american models showing the last Ripple of fashion. We cannot recall at any time a dress Sale to equal it. A most charming collection of Radiant Bright fresh dresses just taken from the boxes in styles for afternoon evening or Street Wear. You could not get a single one of them made for they were made by a High class manufacturing dressmaker in the East for one of the most exclusive ladies shops in an Eastern City through financial entanglements
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