Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 2, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta
The Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. II. LETHBRIDGE, ALTA., FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 1909. NO, WAS GALVIN FORCED TO RESIGN? Because'Sherman Did Not Like the Way He Acted The Frank Paper, which usually very "well informed on labor mutters, especially pertaining' to the miners, discusses the calling- of the strike in this way: "The circumstances in connection with the matter are sensational in the extreme anil among' other thines of that nature, involve the enforced resignation of Vice President .John H. Galvin, of the 'United Mine Work- ers who lost ao time iu taking1 his parture for the States and the ap- pointment of Robert Evans, formerly of Frank, hut now 01" Taber, in hi stead. "When President Sherman was tak- en suddenly ill at Mac-lew! at the assembling of the second meeting the joint convention at Macleotl, Vice President Galvin assumed direction of affairs on bi-half of the men. An agreement was negotiated in which was "made provision for the "open .shop" and the- old discrimination clause was included. This was ferred back to the various locals for a referendum vote on its acceptance or rejection. The vote resulted in a majority of these unions voting favor of the agreement and tne con- vention reassembled at Macleod yes- terday to sign up. In the meantime, however, the Crow's Nest Pass company of Fernie withdrew from the association a.ml Manager Hurt) negotiated an agree- ment with his men independently, which concedes the closed and eliminates the discrimination clause. Monday. President Sherman, having recovered, went to Fernie and com- pleted the agreement with Mr. Kurd. He claims to have there learned for the first time of the nature of the agreement reached at Macleod and went to Hosmer Tuesday where it is said Vice President Galvin had gone with the intention of signing up with Manager Lewis Stockett of the Hos- mer Mines company. .Mr. Sherman peremptorily took matters out of the hands of Mr. Galvin and declined to permit the signing of the .agreement. Then the meeting assembled at Mac- leod Wednesday and Mr. --Sherman Oat footedly told the operators it must be the. 'Fernie agreement or- none and the negotiations termin- ated." WALKED FROM BOSTON TO FRISCO AND BACK In One Hundred and Ffty-Six Days- Lost Fifty Pounds Boston, Mass., .April Walsh, of the U. S. army, the ione distance walker, who arrived in Bos- ton today from his trip to San Francisco and return, a dis- tance'ofT.700 miles iu days. He started off late in the iifternoon to repeat the performance. Walsh said he lost 50 pounds but felt strong and would make the pre- sent trip iii competition with Edward Payson "A'cston. who started from New York ]ast week. "LETHBRIDGE BEAUTIFUL" SOCIETY MURDER MYSTERY FOR TOLEDO POLICE MINERS DETERMINED TO HAVE HOLIDAY Sharnokm, Pa., April was a complete suspension of anthracite mining -in this region'today in cele- bration of the Anniversary of the In- auguration .of the 8 hour work day the soft coal fields. operators made" an effort to have the .miners work today but both union and non- union workmen remained away from the collieries. Pottsvillve, Pa., April notices were all the collier- ies yesterday-that they would work today, there was. not a breaker wheel turning in the lower anthracite re- gion this morning. The orders of President Thomas L'. Lewis were obey- ed almost to a man to observe- the day as a holiday in celebration of the of the eight hour work day in the bituminous Lively Scramble At Land Off ice Yesterday afternoon and this ing saw one of the liveliest scrambles of the the land office. A good quarter just across the river, was thrown open this mo-rning and it was understood thing that the man who got it would have to fight for it. At five o'clock there were quite a number on hand to secure first place at the door. A number lined up out- side and others stayed inside hoping to be last man out. With s'--me diffi- culty and after the police had beet- phoned for the men were induced to get outside, when there followed a scramble for the door knob. The passer by coald see the men in this position throughout the even- ing and they .kept it till nine this moromg. When1 the door was thrown open about thirty men rushed up the men who had secured first place at the door rushed past to Aged Couple Found Buried in Cellar of Home Which Was Burned Toledo. Ohio, April the find- ing of the bodies of Ludwig Krueger. aged GG and his wife, aged G3, buried the cellar of their home, which s destroyed by early today, the police were confronted by a mur- Jer mystery, -uins noticed cellar had been tampered with. The loor was taken up and the bodies of the aged couple were found. Both had- been stabbed to death. They wero last alive on Tuesday evening when Mrs. ICrtieger was paid 82.000 as part payment foi a farm. A Live Horticultural Society Has Been Formed Much Enthusiasm Is Shown By Those Interested ROBERTS ELECTED High River. April majority of one- held by Dr. Conservative, in this constituency, was, by the of- ficial recount, turned into a majority of 10 for L. M. Rob- erts, Liberal. UNIONS READY TO GO ON STRIKE the NEW BRUNSWICK AFTER RAILWAYS Wants Government to Build One Down St.-John Valley Fredericton, N. B., April committee from boards of trade of thi province who today, urged on tht- New Brunswick Government the im portance of constructing a railwaj down the St. John Valley met agaii this afternoon and considered Kazen'd reply. The committee decid- ed to send a delegation to Ottawa as suggested by the letter and to ask some members of the Government oj SUPPLYOF "I.ethbridge Beautiful" was motto of the meeting hekl last night! New Brunswick to go along, in Oliver's Hall to organize a Horti- Boys digging in _ the cultural Sot-iety. There was a splen- tlnit the brick of the did attendance of over twenty men and women and great enthusiasm and determination in the work prevailed. The infetiny was called to order bv G. II. Johnston, who had engaged, the hall and invited others to attend, i the purchase of He spoke of the necessity of organ-i i ixing a Horticultural Society to ca.r-: ry on the work of making the city i beautiful. The campaign that--the1 -iiaci put up for the movement was commended and some practical illustrations of what had beeb done in other cities was given. On his motion JR. Ximmons and W. Applcbv were appointed chairman and secre- tary of the .meeting respectively. Mr. Ximinons spoke of the1 pleasure people had in beautifying their places and of the beneficial influence the re- sults had in the community. It was the duty of those who had been suc- cessful to show others. The meeting opened for discussion. C.' Ralev spoke of the success in Ottawa being due to the fact that the members got more than their money's worth in seeds and bulbs purchased by the So- ciety. Geo. Taylor gave an idea of the success attained in Calgary in MEXICO WILL CO-OPERATE LARGE With the United States To Keep Peace In Central America Mexico City, April Diaz opened the second session of the 24th Congress last night in the Pal. ace of Minis, the Chamber of Depu- ties building having been destroyed by fire a few days President. Diaz referred to the return of pros- one year. The secretary was enthus- iastic over the prospects in Leth- perity and the -peaceful relation stand when he the meeting of the -great success attained in dense h- populated centres with great dis-i mines not being in the advantages. W. H. Fairfield advbcnt j Western Canada Operators' Associa- of 'get people going ten times stronger j which use a car of coal a week will on.it than they arc. The time .T.O be put out of business. The Leth- C. P. R. Has Enough To Last For Three Months But the Supply In the City Is Extremely The is in full fore? the local mines. None of the men are working at either the A. E. I. Co. mines or the Royal The !-is a severe test. for. the-Lemienx Statement Given Out By President Sherman HUM ROUS REVENGE TAKEN ON JUDGE James J. HH1 Will Not Fight Against Labor Macleod, Aha., April since the early part of February the strike called yesterday has been arranged for by District 18 U. M. of A. according to the statement of Presi dent Sherman this morning before he left for Frank. He said: "At the miners' convention in Lethbrid early in February last we came to secret .understanding and it became public that if we had no agreement signed before the first of April with the Western Canada Coal Operators, we would suspend operations. During this interval we have been consolidat- ing our forces for the strike which i? ailed for today. The union is in stronger position today than ever since we are stronger all round. "Are- you sure of your ground with the Crow's Nest replied Mr.Sherman, "Quite, fernie has the best working asrree- nent it ever had and J. Hill is lot going to fight organized labor in Canada. This is where the tide turns n favor of. organized labor. We have he Crows Nest behind us; the Maple Leaf Coal Co., and the Canada West will sign and then we will force he Western Coal Operators on their oiees, and the Western Coal Opera- ors are the C. P. R. We will force hern into line." "What are the districts' likely to uffer most during .the "The domestic coal trade of Bank- the This By Royalist Students Who Resented His Action Paris, April Royalist, stu- who recently were condemned to brief terms of imprisonment and small Ijnes by M. Hammard Justice j of the Peace, i'or the mutlllation o statues and street demonstrations and in theatres, have taken a hum- orous revenge on the judge. The-, ordered four hundred wagon loads o merchandise from pianos to coal de- livered at his residence. Almost riot occurred in front of the house when the deliveries began. Alleged the Child's Grandparents Are Guilty Parties Moose -Jaw. Sask., April Mr. and Mrs. McFadden, of Marauis, Sask., were arrested charged with abandoning and exposing an infant. It is alleged that this is the couple lead and Lethbridge is where suffering -will come, if at all. reach a climax Jike the rose 'carnival of Passadena. Peas were easy to Lethbridge will be hit hard if the strike continues any length of time. ton peace compact and that this an-i swer had been that such co-operation' coulrt be gtverf to the full extent ofi the power of the Republic. plant is within the next, two weeks. bridge :Brick and Terra Cotta com- The plan of organization was dis- j pany are large consumers and have The Reelings Are Acquitted j cussed and the following--officers el-j only enough, coal on hand to last jected: President, Rev. Father Van three days and will have to iTighem; President, G. H. Johnston; When the District Court after lunch yestt-rJay his honor de- cided that the evidence taken before the coroner those who en after got into the inner office "first j On and secured the desired quarter. quitted" to have a doctor. Tf you ever havi? has been ill for some time, is sinking a similar case' again, just -get a. dor- tor. It is. not only cheaper in" the Justice Phippcn. of the Manitoba end, but more satisfactory because Court of has resigned anil a medical man knows and it will will look after legal interests of Mc- save you a great deal of annoyance Kenzie and Mann. and remorse. T think, you have suf- Two and fifty Buffalo icrw cnvuli punis'iint-nt. At anv plumbors struck yesterday for in- this charge you are AC- crease of wages from 83.50 to a dav. Medal for his invori- j lhan those o: Business and truffle at the railway j tions. l.o ih< yards here is now 195 per cent, ofj what it was at this time last year. I FRANCO-CANADIAN TREATY ADOPTED Paris, April Senate today, by a vote of 317 to 6, adopted the Franco-Canadian comercial treatv. Robert (Viol-ton- of Halifax foil through the ice on Dartmouth I opposite TTnlifnx. and was drowned. Application has been ni.-ido to Lon- don Stock Kxchjins-f: to list 000 Saskatchewan four per honds. Bank clearings at Vancouver for the week ondin.-- April 1st, were as compared with 763 for the corresponding week of last vear. Tn 1907 the figures wore he CM'.H. with rcadv bridge over the St. Lawrence and to deep water wharves. The C.X.I1. line almost parallels the C.P.H.. het-veen Montreal and Quebec runs directly to these terminals, and The A. R. I. will run an accom- modation train three, days a week starting next Monday, April 5th to take care of the local business be- This new train will leave Lethbridge on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at nine, a.m., will go south as far as Coutts and returning will' arrive in Lethbridge at 5.30 p.m. on the same days. The regular train to connect withy the Great Northern at Shelby Jet., will leave here at the usual time at 8.40 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and. when returning will ar- rive here at 1.30 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, it will be j-x'ai table Northern trafTic." for the Pittsburjr, April Egan, manager of "Battlincr" Nelson today said that a contract had been signed for a bout between Nelson and Fred- die Welsh, the light-weight champion at Jaurez, Mexico on June irh. COUNT ZEPPELIN LANDED HIS AIRtHlP SAFELY Munich, April Zeppelin spent the night close to where his landed! yesterday afternoon rshy tract, eight miles north- Munich. As soon as it was on a east seen that Zeppelin had landed troops hurried up to render assistance.