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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 10, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL. II. LETHBRIDGE, ALTA., SATURDAY, APRIL 10, 1909. NO. 101. FURNISH DOORS Edmonton Coal Oper- ators Get What They Ask For Edmonton, April the sitting of the Railway Commission in Ed- monton on the 19th of February, J. J. Denman on behalf of the coal ship- pers and dealers of this part of Al- berta had a complaint before the commission that the railways had re- fused to furnish inside doors for cars. He asked the commissioners to make an order compelling the rail- ways to furnish these doors for coal dealers as they did for grain ship- 'pf.rs and further asked the commis- sion io make an order setting the price of the door? if they had to be furnished by the shippers. He also requested that the collection of cost for such doors furnished be made by the local agent instead of by the long tedious delay as in collecting ordin- ary accounts from the railway. Although the three railways oppos- ed it by their local representatives Mr. Denman won out on all points. ELEVATORS FOR VANCOUVER Vancouver, B. C., April Whyte, second vice president of the C. P. R- who i? in town, held a conference with grain shippers. He indicated that the company would very shortly begin erection of eleva- tors here. Gun Club Had a Shoot The Gun Club held u special shoot yesterday afternoon. The following scores were at the regular twenty-five bird contest: H. Livingstone 19 W. Oliver 18 T. Phair l.-i T. Burnett G. L. Anderson 12 F. H. Agnew il H. Withers 11 Geo. Ken- 10 K. Shover 9 H. Case 9 A. Hayr 5 C. G. K. Bourse 3 Sides were then chosen and a toi bird contest for a sack of flour to be donated to the Gait Hospital by the losers. K. .Livingstone and xv. Oliver acted as captains. Living- stone's team won with a score of 35 birds to Oliver's 30. The hospital got the Hour this morning. The regular weekly shoot was hel.i this afternoon. MAY HAVE TO WALK TO CHURCH Toronto Street Cars May Not Run To- morrow BIG RETURN FOR A LOAN LOCAL NEWS Lethbndge Junior Baseball team beat Raymond at Raymond yester- day by a score of Haroid A. Montague Leaves Fortune to Man Who Befriended Him Philadelphia April Dr. Edward W. fj'artuiig of this city was at Sag Harbor, L. J., nine months ago he loaned S3 to a well dressed stranger said be was ill und had lost his wallet. The stranger saici he needed the money to reach his home in New York city. Last Saturday a telegram came to the physician from Charles. V. Harp- ?r, a lawyer with offices in the Flat- iron Bailtiing, New York, who in- formed hJiri that Harold A. Montague of the man he had be- friended, had just died, leaving him over in cash, besides much! valuable property. Jn his will Mr. Montague said that! he made Dr. Uartung his heir as a; reward for his act of kindness. Fif-: ten men had refused him the; loan before he had approached Har- tvmg. Toronto, April the water in the Niagara river rises another five feet, from the present level, the plant of the Electrical Development Com- pany at Niagara Falls will be forced to shut clown and the city of Toron- to will be without street car service. Word was received in the city last night that the rise in the river has stopped the plant of the Power Company, and that the water was rapidly rising to a point where the plant of the Electric Development Company will be interfered with. was luu'd to assail when the lish bombarded it. ...After fifteen minutes piny Faunch scored the first goal for the English. Within two minutes took the ball around thre? and scored making honors even. In five minutes more! play Holbertson passed to Smith J who scored the shot which won the j match for there were no more goals scored. The play veering from end to end and though some players were winded and a couple had tired feet, stiil the score never chang- ed. Once the Scotch spectators cheered lustily but it was only a false alarm for the referee called it an offside goal and so it was not counted. After hearty cheers for both sides and the referee the crowd left the 'ground. This is the second win for the roses as they defeated the Thistles in the match last vear. PEOPLE MUST BREAK THE TIE Looks Like Case Of Murder ENGLISH THE BEST KICKERS Milestone, Sask., .April play is believed to have the death of. Charles J. Morris, found burned to death Monday. The post mortem showed that the arms and legs of the deceased were consumed and the skull fractured in two a small piece of bone having been Another General EleC-j forced into the brain. No evidence I of death by strangulation was found tion In Newfound- in tin lungs. land AN OPEN SHOP C. P.R- Makes State- merit Regarding Mechanics Wool Growers Held Meeting St. Johns, Newfoundland, April 10. ABOUT TIME Ottawa, April resolution, be-1 fore the Ottawa Liberal-Conservative j Winnipeg, Man., April It has -It is rum-red that Governor Me- Association annual meeting is to the J been learned authcnticaly --that fcl- Gregor summoned Mr. Greene who was premier for a few weeks in effect that the word Liberal be struck [from the name of the organization as a relic of past days and likely to lowing is the correct status of trou- ble between the mechanics and the. now. Frankfurth Over a year ago the Canadian Pa- certain rules. The men 1895 and urged him to form a coaTi- j tion govtarnniast. Failing thfc he j Wiuiam Frankfurth. of tried Sir James Winter, who declined. I Ont was shot in the neck by E. MJ objected to them and arbitration was The matter was set at rest this mom- 1 Hobson, who was shooting sparrowsiheld- the company put the award.of Beat Scotch In a Holiday Football Match On the Square ANTI-TIPPING LAW pokane, April ad- W. H. Young of Hamilton Young! vance sheet of a new criminal code goes back to Milk River on Monday. was adopted at a recent session of i to survey the townsite there. the Legislature allows that it contains j A. .L. Foster has disposed of kisja 3trict ami-tipping law which pro- residence Dunham, idence. I A newcomer called David Smith isj, in trouble with the police for passing worthless cheques. His trial was re- manded till Tuesday. S. Jsdall from .Kcnnit, N.D., was m the city on Thursday on his way! to Bow Island with a carload ofi settlers' effects. j Prof W. H. Alexander has -resigned; _. a mend with vou. from the staff 01 Alberta Lmversity n and'will return to his former posi- tion in. York. yipttrday to have Wm. Oliver has the contract b v J. on' DuiTerin St. to T. B. vides that to give or take tips is a L-Ie will erect another res-; misdemeanour. CITY AND DISTRICT. The Adult Bible Class, in future' known as the .Lethbridge Builders, meet every Sunday afternoon at 3 j o'clock in the Lecture Room of Wes-. ley Church. The members will glad- ly welcome all those that-would like to meet with them. Come and bring C. B. Weller took advantage oi the; visit of the of the Grand E. H. Wilson on the corner of Red- path and Ashmead streets. Special Kaster Music on Sunday night at the Lyceum by the Citizens Band. Vocal and instrumental so- los. 9.15. The Board of Trade had a letter from a. irum ..in South Africa inquir- ing about farming conditions in this district. Six hundred and five entries were made for homesteads at the Medicine H'a't sub agency during the past fis- cal year. Medicine Hat is a sub-ag- ency oi the Lethbridge office. A meeting of the Helief Society will be held Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock sharp at the home of Mrs. Chivers. A full attendance is re- quested. Ludtke Bros, have sold out their stock of general merchandise at Pincher Creek and are mov- ing to Eow island where they will j open out a new general store. Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Homibrook and Mr. and Mrs. L. Minkler of Calgary are spending Good Friday and East-j er Sunday with their parents, Mrs. A. H. McKeown. Peter Thue from Bottineau. N. .D., xvas in the city on Thursday. He l.his youn-g s'on baptized. The service was conducted by Rev. W. G-. W. Forj tune. Grand Chaplain and J. W. Mit- I chell. Grand' Master, stood spon-j I sor. Mr. Weller is noble -grand of. the local lodge. j A large crowd witnessed the inter- national game of football yesterday afternoon on the square. Tho wwi- ther was fine though the wind thj dust and kept the playing at one side of the grounds. The following was the line-up: Crawford; Kicks, Crawford, Anderson half backs, .Scott, Macdonald, Mossey; for wards, McEivinnie, Fleming, Whyte, Young. Sumner; backs, We; Vs. Hooker; half backs, Stevens, CJjs- wick Joyce; forwards, Turn- er, Faunch, Holberton, Barber, Linemen, Scots, R. Carr; English, F- Seabrook. j The referee, E. Tabrum, comes from. the Tsle of Man, and so is neither English nor Scotch and yet in touch with tho game as played by- both. The struggle at times was quite strenuous as the -ball and scene of conflict moved from one end to the other and back again and to the spectators the play seemed rather even. Both sides made several ex- ceptionally good plays. The combin at ion play of the English, was good. The Scots at times were rather clan- nish and at times the defence could ha've been more elastic in supporting their forwards. But the Scotch goal The Wool Growers asociation held a nice-tint: at the Dallas on Thursday evening to hear President Harvey's report of the convention held at Guelph. The chief problem discuss- ed was how to secure the proper ap- preciation of western wool in the eastern markets. At present the wool is sold to jobbers who .v.-r.piv the manufacturers in lots and the west ern wool is not given its proper ing, while it is the same quality wool that brings the top prices wheth- er home grown or imported. The president advised -warehous- ing the wool by western growers and selling to manufacturers direct. The opinion oi experts at, the convent! was that the west wool is grjwn from a cross the LeicesU-r and the Merino. ing by Gazette extraordinary, just issued, which announces that the Governor has accepted Mr. Morris' advice and granted the dissolution. The election takes place on May 8. with a .22 rifle. The victim was noi; seriously injured. BUILDING PERMITS GREAT RUSH FOR TOWNSHIP LITERARY MEN DEAD London, April Charles Swinburne, poet and essayist, died this mrrning from pneumonia. Sorrento, Italy, April Marion Crawford, novelist, died here at half past seven o'clock tonight'. Land Office Bombarded For Two Days By An Eager Crowd Easter Sunday In the Churches On the bright Thursday afternoon a number 'of men from all parts of several countries camped on the steps of the Land Office to wait for the office to open this morning that they might take their chances of get- ting one of the several good quarters opened for entry this morning. Through the beautiful night they stayed there, amid the wind and dust of yesterday they remained, their number being gradually increased as the 'hours went by. Through the lonp hours of snow, rain and sleet the j crowd of. about thirty huddled to- "gether on the steps, good-natured in spite of their discomfiture. As the I During the last few days the fol- I lowing permits have been taken out: David Somerville, Archer St., dwell- ing, M. Popson, Ford St., kitchen. Mary Kelley, Hodgman St. residence Virgil Eodgers, Bailey St., dwelling, Virgil Rodgers, Bailey St., dwelling, Virgil Rodgers, Bailey St., dwelling, Virgil Eodgers, Bailey St., dwelling, Ernest Domey, "Wilton St., residence A. E. Hamrn, Coutts St., residence, Walsh Peebles, Arthur St., dwell- ing, ing, Walsh TPeebles, Arthur St., dwell- ing, A. Burdctt St., dwelling, J. C. Graves, Wood St., dwelling, J. C. Graves, Wood St., baru, PUGSLEY MAY HAVE TO QUIT Report Of Commission On Central Rail- way Causes Trouble St. John, April Hon. Wm. Pugs- 1 lance is attached to the fact that Judpre Laudrv sicned the report and _- his action in the .Crockett-Emerson has TJn. has purchased land near Bow Island and is going back to Bottineau but will bring his settlers' effects to Bow Island this summer. ley, minister of Pubic Works was here this morning and discussed ihe central railway report briefly. He j his reputation for non-parti- act creating the committee i sanship and fair dealing. is not had set 1901 as the period-of history believed that he would have ac- of the road at which they were to be- gin to investigate but the commis- sioners had in one instance gone 14 years back of thie, and, in another. an Mr. Pugsley unless compelled to do evjdence_ ]earned from private sourcos Mr Pugslcy had a long. con. 6 years to bring in figures and %alle- j ycsterdav afternoon with gations for a purpose. The Women's Missionary Society of j says Mr. Pugsley and Lt. Governor! Wesley Church will hokl a missionary Tweedie misappropriated of j tea at the home of Mrs. A. L. Fos- ter on Easter Monday afternoon from the funds of the railway- The report j Tweedie at Frederidon and wded to gt. John. Itr is be_ that hft is ]lig wav to Ottawa, Ont., April "Will Mr. Ottawa. 4- to 6. A short program has been i Pugsley This is a question WON'T RELY ON US provided and they will be glad to wel come all tho ladies. The rain last night will help to asked everywhere. It is generally! April agreed that he will not do so unless i with reference to wheat sup- hn is urged and no one pretends to pjy nuhnugh Canada has reliev- bring the grain right along. It laid; be in Sir Wilfrid Laurier's confidence on this occasion the the dust on the streets and Liberal members here all hope j Xorthwrstern provinces are vards where the city has been grad-1 that his resignation will be announc ing and cultivating the ground for the trees being planted out. Architect .1. A. Mnorlonald return- ed yesterday morning from Calgary hours for opening arrived the got worse until when the doors werp ready to be opened, over seventy were there each trying to force his way to the front. The front doors were nearly crushed as were also thp ribs of several of the party. At last the strain was relieved, they got into line on the stairs and got their tick- ets by which they take their turns in applying for the coveted land. the arbitration board into effect. The men refused to accept them and went on strike. The strike lasted when the men called it off. The company then put the award of the arbitration board into effect again. This award expired ihe' first of April. On the first of the company posted a notice shops stating they would extend the award another year. A representing a section of the iiiea called on the company and sough: to have changes made so that the mhop. Ihe asked that thdr l by [stored but this was a-lso refused as the pension will not be- gr.ii-.u-l' men who went out on strike. LOCAL NEWS Gen. Supt. Price, of Calgary.' Wm. A.-Ott, Round St., addition, Supt. Maharg, of Medicine Hat, were in the city on Thursday evening- for A. C. Messer, Agnew St.., residence, j a few hours: A large number of A. J. Robichaud, North Ward, dwell- ed to tho Herald that they had done ing, W. J. McCainbly, dwelling !A REAL LORD WILL I LIVE IN THE KOOTENAY j Ottawa, April Aylmer and family are moving to Queen's Bay on Lake Kootenay, B. C., April 15th. CITY A.ND DISTRICT. .The Boys' Club of Wesley Church entertained their parents and friends in the basement of the church, last night. Both young and old thor- oughly'enjoyed the evening. The boys carried out a well arranged program very creditably. T. E. Warner, of Reeder, is in the city looking over the land sit- uation. Be is 'greatly pleased -and agreeably surprised. He did not be- lieve there was such a grand country here. But he believes it now for he has been out-and talked with the ac- He will reside them permanently and j tiial fanners who have raised these engage in. fruit growing. [bumper crops. As usual all the Easter services at St. Augustin's will have special mu- sic. The celebration of the Holy Com- munion will take place at 8.30 at St. Augustin's and at St. Mary's mis- sion at 9.30. The choral celebration, will be at 11 o'clock. The evensong and sermon at 7.30. At the Sunday- School will take place the prize giving to the pupils. Wesley Church Special Easter services will be held at Wesley Church tomorrow. All the children of the Sunday School are requested to attend the children's service in the morning, after which a sacramental service for young peo- ple will be held. The sacramental service for older people will be held in evening. All children invited to the morning service. Baptist Church Special Easter services will be held in the Baptist Church, corner Red- path, and Coutts, tomorrow. At 11 a.m. a children's service will be -held at which the Sunday School organ- ist Margaret Smith, will play and K-athleen Virtue will sing. The Sun- day School scholars will occupy the centz-e seats in the church. At 3 p. m. the Sunday School meets in the Church and the Adult Bible Class meets in the Basement. At 7.30 the usual evening service will be j There promise's to be SOUK: interest- j with Sherman is here. ISTo excitement held. Subject: "A Resurrected Life" Mrs. Tait and Mrs. Ivnapman sing a duet and the choir sings an anthem. Rev. Win. Reid preaches at both ser- vices. Everybody made welcome. At St. Patrick's REMAIN LOYAL TO SHERMAN Declare They Will Stand By President Representative Arrives ing developments in the, present coal strike. Locally everything is very quiet. H was reported that Presi- dent Sherman was to bo here yes- terday but he did not come. Sher- man is reported to have said that if The regular Easter services will be j Lewis or any of his associates butt held at St. Patrick's by Rev. Father into this business, the International in. it's the last of in town although a large number of men arc parading the streets idly waiting for a settlement of the strike. Frank mine is working with about 200 men. Stand by Sherman Very little news can be gathered in Frank regarding the strike. Fernie, B. C., April morn- nine and after that will be the j fjiejr opinion of such a move, some i inp at Hosmer a big meeting was 0{ local miners said, they would not stand by Sherman in any such action as it would be playing into the hands of the operators and would held of the striking miners and Sher- their ".Lethbridge Beautiful'.' stunts yesterday. Good for. them. Keep the good work up. H. Macbeth, K. D. Johnson, 'J. E. Lethbridge and A. B. Stafford wont to Stirling yesterday on a 'shooting trip. They got thirteen geese wavy. .Five cars of settlers' effects :went out on. the south train -last .night, two for Kew.Dayton, one for Wells Siding and one for Warner. Miss M. Sharman, of the Daily News staff, Calgary, is spending Eas- ter with her cousins, the Misses Shar man, Coutts St. D. G. Stafford and wife of Cole- man are spending Easter his mother, Mrs. W. Stafford, Westmin- ster Road. C. R. Daniel has purchased-the two Bank of Commerce lots on Redpath St. between the new Bowman-John.-" stone Block and the Sherlock Block. Tho T. O. Johnson "hotel building on the corner of Dufferin and Bur- dctt Sts.. has been started. It is being built by day labor. The Three Hours' 3Ioditation on. Good Friday was conducted by Rev. Canon G. H. Webb -of Calgary, .in St. Auguslin's Church. Tho District and Supreme Courts cotm- together this .session', the ior- mer commencing April 27 and the latter .on April Beagle and Maxwell sold a good bunch of Ward lots yesterday. The property in that part of the city is going1 fast. About eight, -carloads of settlers effects arrived at Bow Island in a days recently. Most of the set- tlers are from Dakota. An unfortunate woman blew in t'rom the Rat the other day. This morning Magistrate Macdougall or- dered her to be imprisoned' in Cal- gary for three months. Michael Breen withdrew his charge of theft preferred against John Har- man as solid or more so than ever, j old Jnkster and the matter was Van Tighem. The first mass will be at Blessing of the Good Things, a cus- tom held by the Austrians. At this service over a hundred baskets of eatables will be blessed. High Mass will be celebrated at eleven and the evening .service at 7.30. The Sunday ____ _.. School will be withdrawn. Special i to oppose the operators sue-1 and sav they will stay by him to the i and Moral Beform League, arrived in D 1 l f I- i i J _ A 1___J J Easter music is prepared. At Knox Church The Kaster music at Knox church dropped in the police court this mor- ning. break up the unions as a union of to hear him. The men are unani- Rev. w. G. W. Fortune of Red Deer Canadian miners would not be strong i mous in endorsing Sherman's stand j secretary of the Alberta Temperance The meeting was public and about four hundred people packed the hall ci.-ssfully. "Sherman." said the men, "wants to be a czar among but he will not get us into break- tomorrow, Easter Sunday, will include j iVig with tho international." the following numbers. At the morn- j The local unions are appointing ing' service: "Aim-. Shine for Thy representatives today to attend a Americanized in char-i Light, is "Christ TV-- conference at Fornio on Monday when od on Tuesday and leading western acu.r although not in sentiment find j ing Raised from the j officials of the District union will members arc outspoken, in demand- ing that a party caucus should take action. On the other hand somo local Lib- where he was consulting1 with T- Burns Co. regarding their block to politicians and civil service men DO built on the corner of Round and that "Royal Commissions are DufTerin Sts. Mr, John Burns will! merely and that probably be in the city in a few days! nobody pays any respect to their find- 10 deckle whether to erect a. two-sto-j case of tne rey or a three storey Brunswick Commission great impor- cornerinj: can be carried on just as i Evensong service: Anthem. "Break nifet International Representative F'-rth into bariifl 3 sj- fully in Winnipeg as in Chi- cago. "Our safety lies in maintain- ing our world-wide source of supply." Morgan to discuss tho. attitude of the International union towards the Five robbers walked into the White Elephant gambling house, at Olga, Fleming; soprano quartette and j strike. chorus, Christ Our Morgan at Frank The minister. Rev. A M. i Frank. Alta., April Gordon. will preach at both services. Utah, held up the play and robbed In the morning his subject will be the place of between and "Trie Easier and in the even-i Sherman of District No. 18 left hen: the city yesterday to attend the ded- Sherman, Robert Evans and other I Nation of the Oddfellows' Hall. district and local spoke, The I'agnuclo Wine and Spirit Co. the meeting lasting from 9.30 in the j Ford St., opposite the new fire hall morning till 2.30 in the afternoon, j received this morning a large con- L. Stockct has returned to Kosmcr. I signment of choice liquors. They Monday a. big convention of min- j will be for business oa Monday. commences in Fernie. All board Ross and Maxwell, two Iowa members of District 18 will bo. there j crs, bougnt a quarter section oi irn- and there will be delegates from nil I gated land from Beagle -Maxwell. local unions. Between thirty and Tho quarter has one hundred and forty delegates will be present. They Members of the U. M. W. of A. will be interested to know that a 37 x 10 framed photograph of the delegates are already arriving and all will be hero in time to attend the opeuinj meeting on Monday morning. "The PrcrrJse of Life." last nitrht for Fern re. where there will t A great mass meeting .of minors be a meeting on Monday. Morgan, will be hold in Michel on Saturday, a delegate sent on by Lewis to confov! Sherman and Jackson will speak. to the convention held nt Indianap- olis in January can be seen in Sage's south window. ;