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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 9, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta k VOL I. LETHSRIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, APR I L 9, 1108 liO AGREEMENT IS NOT MADE YET i i Roosevelt Sends Message Less Hop Thai Ever for Bdweei Miners ad Operators Kansas City, April Less hope prevailed today that an agreement be reached between' the miners and operators union which is con- sidering a wage scale for miners in the southwest field. When it went into session the miners seemed to he just determined as ever not "to agree to anything but one scale while the operators were hold iff out for a three year, agreement National President Lewis 'of the Unit fd Mine Workers of America was ex pected to come to Kansas 'city in ai to settle the difficulty today informed' the miners that his pres ence was needed in the fields and h would bo unable to bo" present. TO STA Washington, April oiu1 oi the, shortest messages 'he has yet nitk-d to Congress, President Roose- velt today called the attention of that to the hece.sily for further legis- ation on the subject of anarchy. With the message he transmitted a report reviewing the legal phases of the question by Attorney General Honeparte. The President'sx message was as follows: To tho.r Senate and House of "I hereby submit a letter from the department of justice which explains itself. Under this opinion 1 hold that existing status gives the Presi- dent the power to prohibit the post master general from being used as an instrument in the commission of crime, that is, to permit the use of the mails f advocacy of mmder, arson and treason. And I shall act upon' such construction. .Unquestion- ably, however, there should ha fur- ther legislation by Congress upon this matter. Whim compaied with the suppression of anarchy every other question sinks into insignifi- cance.' The anarchist is the enemy of humanity, tin- enemy of all man- kind a.i'l hi> i.s a deeper degree- of criminality than any other. No 5m- j migrant is allowed to come to our shores if he is an unarchibt and no' papers published here or abroad should be permitted circulation in this country if it propogates anar- chistic opinion. (Signed) Theodore Roosevelt." The White House, April 9, Ue.sidcs direction to the postmaster general to exclude from f :f Brotgk Up Ftr Discussion diei Tragedy in the North SAI> or "DEATH A AD Edmonton, Alta., April Over four 'weeks ago, a man named Kin- ncaley who lived with wife and four children in a. shack, where he had fiquattod near Fort Assinaboine, in the Klondyke trail, two hundred miles to. the northwest, of the city, left his home to come to Edmonton for provisions which. had become very scarce. He took with liim a .buck- board' and an the other a cow behind Since then he has not been heard from and fears GREAT 11 ox and also him on the farm. Rcgina, April today's are c-nUrrtiunc'd for safety, as no trace can be found of him or his con- veyance. Two timber Quigh'V and McCallister, found thci family on the verge of starvation and the ox and cow reduced almost to skeletons. After they had given them some provisions they brought word, to the city and this morning the immigration agent sent out Land (Juidc- Tuttle with provisions and a 'conveyance to bring the family to city if they will consent to re- TORONTO turn, the mails such publications as "La! silting of the Saskatchewan legfrhu Question President Hoose-jturc a motion by proceed under the BRITISH AND DUTCH COMING Gov. HILL NOT HIS BACKER Johnson Denies J. J. Hill Behind His Presidential "Chicago, "Ills., April 9, Governor! 'of Minneapolis, who is on his wny to the battlefields- bfShiloh, where a monument is to be _erectctl to the 'Minnesota soldiers who were killcnl in the battle- passed through the city, today. He dLs- cussetl the.prosideni.ial (luestion fref- ly "1 am fi candidate for the presidency in xhe sense that if I Rain the nomination I shall accept it and make nveVy effort to be elected. T nm "not making any personal cam- paign and do not expect to seok in- structed delegates. T consider the ambition to be" president one of the rncst laudable- aspirations which any man' can entertain? "Any insinua- Settlers From Britain and Holland Looking Toward Alberta Montreal, Que., Apiil grants numbering who arrived in Halifax yesterday, passed through here today, enroute'to the West. All but thirty are Dutch, and British im- migrant? brought out by the .Salva- tion Army, and are bound for points west of Toronto, while most are go- ing to farms in Alberta. The. Dutch- men' are poing to Red Deer where they hope to make enough money this summer to take up homesteads and eventually bring their families them.-i v EDMONTON-SELLS DEBENTURES Good Prices Realized on .the English i Market V- Edmonton, last issue of debentures, to some has been sold at an exceptionally-.good' price on the English market. Today there .is ela- lion at the city .office as a result OL the word rerelvod by the Bank of Montreal. The cablegram "slated that the bonds were placed on the .English market yesterday by the purchn-st-rs, Coates Son Co., and were.''over- subscribed in a few hours. The de- bentures were at five per cent. ;and were bought by the Bank through Curuthers. Round Co. of this city at s', velt in his letter to Attorney requiring the' Wornment to flouapaito asking for an opinion on' imake a provision for-un enquiry mto the legal phases of the bubject says! he has had the particulars called tojthc (luestio" of government ownership the attention of the government hy'aild control Of interior elevators for Secretary Root that the governor may tllft information of the public at its 1 :iext seasioirwas defeaU-d. Jn moving :iis niotionj Ellis- stated the dif- ference in, pricey and-thf actual value! of wheat and the amount received by! the farmer of Saskatchewan would in three years be sufficient to buy in. the 'province. Geo. Eedborry, appealed to Mr. Kills to-withdraw his motion, as he had been appointed at the Grain 'Growers' con- vention held at Saskatoon to wait up- the government of Saskatchewan. He thought it would be wanting in courtesy. It had also bi-en sugge.st- that the prime minister of Mani- toba, Alberta Saskatchewan should confer with'a deputation from the Grain.Growers'.-Association of the 'liicf pi evinces with.'a view to arriv- inp fit some practical and desirable EDITOR DEAD Out., April Martin Shaw, a pioneer journalist oi this section is dead, nged 71. lie ran the Observer and later the Express. He PREACHERS CALLED Toronto, Out.; April St. Baptist church, one of the leading churches oi that denomination in To- ronto has extended a .call to -Itev. Win. A. Cameron, who is in his final leaves a widow, one son and two in theology ut McMustcr Uni- daughtcrs. I versity. Wind ad Wm Destroy i Large if Lake Frort Property RIVER GIVES UP ITS DEAD tions, -or "Governor conclusion. Elin he also was a member of- '.the' Grains Growers' association." but could not ?ee his way to accede 'to "Mr. Lanpley's ic- Near Corpse Found in Belly River Diamond City This morning a telephone .message came to the Mounted Police from Diamond City that a dead body had been found in the Belly River near the" mine. It is not known who it is. Sergt. Egan went out'this mom 'nig to investigate. INTERVENTION BY AMERICANS PENSYLVANIA FOR TAFT I'ittsbuVg, April The Pcnsyl- vania Republicans in' state conven- tion adopted a resolution reaffirming Itepublicnn "principles; endorsing the Roosevelt administration, and in- structing the four "delegates at large to use all honorable means to secure xhe nomination for president of Wm. 11. at the national convention at Chicago. How Pteep Thein Out of Canada Be Forced By Influen- tial Haytians if Pos- sible Toronto, April within tho memory of living man has wind and wave created such dire havoc along the lake shore west of Toron- to as occurred last, night and this that mutter is occurring still for the waters are still raging. The whole shore line for a nulc on both sides of. the mouth of Mimieo Creek west of the city has ground to pieces and swallowed up for twenty feet >ack. The mouth of Miuiico Creek jecame a huge buy and all flats are covered to a dopth of several feet. Sleclric poles along the lake shore between Wmdimerc-Avc1. and Ilumbcr ell over this morning entirely s-topp- ing cars nnd passengers had to walk these points. The track it- self was seriously threatened. Great damage has been done-on the south shore ol the island and it .is feared that if the storm continues much longer the channel will be worn straight through the island to .'Bay. Down at Beaches Kew and Balmy' the stonn was never equalled. Tho Port Aii. Prince, April 9. There is no reason to believe that measures are not being taken in this city to force if possible, the intervention oi the United States. Ai: the- moment apparent tranquility prevails bu there is good authority for the, state ing advanced by-.Jamcs "T.-liill and, his interests are absolutely false'. I have fought him several times and have never received a word of en- couragement from him or any similar source." NAVAL -APPROPRIATIONS Reduced Naval Expenditure by U.S. Government Washington, April Naval Appropriation Hill authorizing the construction of two ..-instead of four, battleships'and eigM instead of four marine torpexlo boats, and carrying a total appropriation of 518 for the, naval service for the fis- cal year ending J'.Tune 30th, 19.09. was reported to the: House today by Chairman.Tioss of the commission on naval .afTairs. Jteprescntative tlob- son submitted a re- commending .'that provisions be made in the bill for ''first class battleships! The total appropriation recommend- ed Is loss :than. the ag- gregate estimates submitted by the department and more than the amount appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, HOTEL AN., DEAD_: "'Edmonton''April of the old cst timers "of the district passed passed from appendicitis early this morhing in the Strathcona pub- lic hospital in the person of Rolwrt McRean. The deceased, who was-G2 years' old, came to Stratheona iii LS77 from Richmond'- Ont. He look up land in the south cast part of the present' city and also dealt largely in city real estate during the past few years. For some he was the proprietor of the Dominion Hotel, but- recently retired from ac- tive C.B. ABOUT THE SAME London, April bulletin is- sued this morning regarding tlie. health of former Premier -Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman says that be passed a- fair night and. that there were no new developments to report in the patient's general condition. REMOVAL OF TREES QUAIL FOR MPROYlSCE Leaders in Parliament, Discuss: Means of Keeping Out i 4 l Enter Dominion that hostilities against the prcs eht Haytian government arc growing more ifitense. Tt is widely rumores. that those who arfj oposfed to the pre.sent government including the [better classes of'Haytians will taki of tlur piesenct1 in the har- bor of the United States waves have forced themselves }00 yards farther inwnrtl than ever be- fore and families hnd to be taken out of their cottages. and'.1. mak? armlid demonstration .Ottawa, April .question, of the exclusion of undesirables from Janada was the subject of a dis- cussion in the house for a portion oi ''afternoon.' The matter was in- troduced by Hon. Frank Oliver, who in committee of the explained the bill to amend the Immigration. Act. The object of the measure, "he aid, to make a further provi- ister's explanation, 1 cannot, under- stand the necessity for an. act of par- liament being passed. Under the amended regulation ev- erything to be provided for, Sir Wilfrid further elucidated them are not worthy oi the name, of human beings and yet there arc ma: ny of them ut work in the country, admitted by the -He proposed to amend "the bill to not -in 'the. expectation ;of .overthrow- ing7 the bur'm of precipitating a landing lot -marines, and, following 1his, American, inier ventiou. SETTLERS POURING IN r North Mortal, Sask., April trains arriving here .from the south are heavily laden with land seekers from the principal western states. 11- Citiztnt Vigorously Object to Action of Council There is considerable indignant dis- cussion around town over the order I of the council to remove the trees al- ong the streets where the ncw'sidii- waiks are to be placed. Many citi- 'zens are expressing themselves very forcibly'on the subject. They say that it is hard enough to get trees to grow_ without having them root- ed up after they arc growing nicely. The sidewalks on the residential can be put outside the trees as the there -need not be as wide as on the business streets. Oth- Action Taken by Alberta Fish and Game Protective Association crs claim that thc'.walks can be along around the trees leaving n round space for. the tree. The gen- erally explrsssed idea is that it is wrong to dislodge the trees on such streofc; as Glyn and Rurdett, destroying their appearance. thus CUSHIHO IN TORONTO Financing the Purchase of StU Tele- phone Toronto April K. Cush- ing, minister of public works for Al- Calgnryr April a meeting of the Alberta Fish and Game Protec- tive Association held hero last night t was decided to introduce quail in- to the province and a committee'.was appointed to secure and make nil arrangements for their care. A'motion was also passed instruct ing the. secretary to''communicate with the Dominion Government in regard to having a fish hatchery es- tablished Banff. This would mean that half a .million trout would b wan and Alberta in the Canadian rc. j Northwest. if the rush continues us it is all be broken for incoming forces of the empire." II. G. Ma'cPhurs'on. Vancouver, plied to Col. Hughes, declaring that the Hindus were not .suited to be- records will come citizens of Canada. j.settlers. "I would prefer a black gentleman to a white Col. Hughof.% RHODES SCHOLARSHIP Committee.Will Shortly Appoint Al- berta's Representative Edmonton, April is'said that the announcement of tho 'Jlhodes scho Inr from Alberta nnd Saskatchewan will be made very shortly. The com- mittee who have th'o work of making the selection in h'nnd wore undecided regarding points Scholar Trustees in .Englaml regarding t the A- cable reply was receivotl and full in- structions are being forwarded to tho selection committee, and until.this is received the selection of the Rhodes scholar for the year will not be nrmde. AFTER THE PAPER, TRUST parliament to create .another cause! revised hjs utterances. of exclusion." F. D. iFonk raised the point that 3fr. Borden saitl that while he was- not disposctL to critical he still failed to underfttand the act raised a new cause ofjsxclu- sion. This point was reinforced by 1 It. L. Borden who enquired whether; would bo derived fnMH'4'aC'parliiimtsji-.-! their act mitjht'not co 5 f 1 r V J -i -i _ -it __ tary enactment. Mr.' Oliver thought [point de-si red. It would not exclude it would, make it easier to deport un-j only Hindus, but i also Englishmen desirables who have been allowed to coming from, Franco or from Austra- ONTAR10 WEATHER Ottawa, Ont.. April "spring like weather of the past few. days Jias changed and Otl-aw is in thcf grip pf the' ClirS aml U' US ncL besides- .sleainship companies.lia. Commission Supports Speaker Can- Resolution Washington, April a unani- mous the public commission on the judiciary today agreed to report favorably on the "Paper-Trust" re- j solution introduced April 2nd ,by Speaker Cannon. One of these reso- lutions directs the attorney general to inform the house that, steps have been taken to investigate and prose- cute the International; Paper Com-- pany of New York and other .corpor- ations or combinations engaged in tho manufacture of wood pulp or print paper. woiild better understand that-in bringing immigrants from 'other than countries'.of their origin be doing so at their peril, "rerson- said Colonc-l Hughes. "I a Hindu who has served his King in a gnlvanaed r Yankee The premier admitted the case of argument and stated that point raised by ifr. Borden was worthy of serious consideration. M. S. McCarthy, Calgary, calletl attention to the report; that a Jap-, syndicate was taking up DAI 17 Wfcn KULt FOR ATHLETE hns been-an anarchist in his own '100 acres in the west for a colony, country or in "A little lat- j Hon. replied that the er when he reierr-si to some the j I1. hnd applied for leave to bring immigrants as protosLs. Col. Hughes: "A great many of j that the Japanese government had j jno objections to SOUTH AFRICAN VETERAN DIES but would "anima.s" there werein 100 Japanese to tako up land, in j the spring. The P. R. stated Qucafo Football Player at the Head of a Hungry Mob ABOLISH VERTICAL WRITING Western Provinces Agree System New N DIES-but would do so only on receiving Chicago. April A football plav-jweek. T April Peter rliur.y, j the consent of the Canadian govern- of University of Chicago, is the j considerati Edmonton, April vertical system of writing now in use in the i public schools will be abolishetl at j midsummer nnd a sloping system in- which, it i.s believed, will bo more satisfactory in every way. This was the decision reached at a j conference of the deputy ministers of, i education of Alberta. Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, held in' Regina last The matter had been under chief leader of tho hungry Bulgarians a, popular yourig this rncnt. and a veteran of African! said the minister of labor jxvho marchwl on tho. city hall here war, taking par; in several hat tics, j- 'shows that the Japanese govern- vcstnrd ay. Investigation 'revealed died today. He a wife andjmcnt is living up to its agremient jn "tho invasion Dosco.T. a grnd- three children. 1 have reason to bo- uatc of the I'nivcrsity of Chicago, is Portagiv la April fnrrners around here are busily" en- gaged in getting things inshape for seeding which is expected lo be in full herta, was in the city yesterday con- swing the beginning of next weefc. .Suiting several local financiers in con-1 Tho warmth of the past few clays has nection" with the proposed issue of cleared the land of snow in rnany bonds to provide for the payment oi} places ancl the surface is dried out the price of IheBcll but for a few straggling pools, "phone system recently acquired "by is ready f of the plough of the seed- Pacific coast from Hong Kong and when it was attempted to deal with them legal proceedings were taken by the -transportation companies and the regulations set aside on the ground that whiio the council had power to deal with the 1 matter he couid not delegate thntj authority to single minister. Tbc- rcgulatioii was amended to suit views of the iut it was the government that the regulation .should be embodied in the In ws of "the G. Paggart wanlrk? ViiuW if Cana- da had power to nxclnrto tt British subject for at her purposes t ha h r I consideration by the departments education for some with the above result. Efforts are being to have a suitable" "copy book intro- duced for with the new system and it is prob- able that the book will be the somie ineach province. of Japanese as we had last j Bulgarian and last year played leit .Sir Wilfrid held treaty 'tackle on the Chicago team, says ho j EDITOR NICHOLAS DISMISSED Jriwenl under international law. and tho mob on thv city hall in "order Misleading Report Published would lie interpreted to allow can public attention to the dis- Authoritative Statement MaoV of Canada. licvc. he said, "that from this day tno instigator of the plan to march .on we will ncvor have such an influx-ori thc city hnll. Dozooff who is a the province or. antinc. Mr. Oliver replied thnt the special ;vt. under which such power has been has been enforced since 1906 and has never been ques- tioned. R. I.. Borden. In view of. the IR Calgary Herald We see by tin Calgary Her- aid that a from I-fth- bridpf; has rcaolu'd them in connection with the hose deal. From what Herald has loarnod of the fnots of the caso coniident ihair-vnien inp m the is made, Aldorniatt Cxinniugham will be ctiniph'U-ly exonerated o? tho chares n.adc by ii local newspaper mm. and that his integrity in tho work of serv- ing the ciiy jda to regulate Japanese immigration tress and, the conditions of his conn. :n that regard. he add-'. trymen." cd, "that i.s legal pnsltion of tVu; govenimcnt. nnd I think is right'' It was jfast six o'clock, nnd tho premier the bill given a third reading so as to pot it befor.t the. Senate Ircforo artjournmont. as thj j Winnipeg, April H. R. Fin-1 im-nt traced to him the authorship necrt i ne was urgent. j nngnn, superinienrienv ot :iie Win-1 n .sevwv criticism oi the dispensers Col. TTughes: you a'rcopt myjnipcg hoys' club this morning w.i3j report on Niagara Falls, hut Nicho- Jiiflpe. ;i i J-iS denies that he is in anr way res- of tho charge of indecency tor tin; publication in quea- Rnlph .Johnson, a .Swedish boy {tion. Misdeed Ottawa, Ont., April author- ized statement in connection with the dismissal of editor Nicholas of'the geological survey, is that he was di? in the interest of the public Tt is stated that the govern- The rromier: "Certainly not." ropliexl the Colonel. Ciinnot let the act pa.ss. T want nmki? it clear that I am in favor of a white mar.'r. Canada and a decent Canada." The had to stand ho had befriendeci in the- clnb. evidence wont, to show the charges w'efii trnrrtpthi up cause he stealing. prosecuted Johnson that port Ont., April Hotel, a summer resort bowse. owned by W. F. Faye, was by lire this cvoninsr. ;