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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 12, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. II. LETHBRIDQE, A8BERTA, MONDAY, APRIL 12, 1909. MO, ICE DAMS UP THE RIVER A Million Dollars Damage Done At Niagara Falls GERMANS HOOTED AND HISSED The Production Home' of "An Englishman's Berlin, Berlin. April German ver- sion of the play "An Englishman's was produced at the Ncucs theatre tonight before a distinguished audience, which included high offi- cials of the Imperial Court. This is the play which created a sensation in England dealing as it does with the invasion of that country by a foreign force and originally was thought to be aimed' at Germany. Its reception tonight was so hostile that it is improbable that the play will be. repeated. It practically was laughed, hooted and hissed off the stage. MAY CLEAR UP KINRADE CASE important Evidence Is Said To Have Been Secured Ernest Morris was brought from Milestone to Begina yes- terday, charged with murder. DID HE KILL BROTHER Regiua, Sask., Ernest Morris was brought from Milestone to Begina yes- terday, charged with murder. Morris is alleged to have mur- de-red his brother by two blows on the head with some blunt instrument. A Day's Doings In a Live City Hamilton, Onl.. April is made that the next session of inquest, which opens April 22nd extra for Waterloo, B.C. It Buffalo, .N. V., April is understood that they have purchas this year for the first time since the' (xl land there for a settlement. white man has come to the banlis OL Niagara, the voice of Niagara Falls has been inutc. The iirst time was late in February when following a se- vere northerly blow the Falls ran dry and now for the second time fol- lowing a severe southwester, when the flood is frozen jsolid from bank to bank. Unprecedented weather brought about conditions. On' Wednesday of last week the worst. gale .'of the season-and the most vio- lent thai the records of the Weather, Bureau have ever recorded for tore out of the southwest, and fol--' DOUKS FOR WATERLOO On Saturday night four carloads of Doukhobors went through on a pass-j will develop sensational eviduace tha. enger of lowing the lakes and the channel Niagara, left ruin in its wake. solid ice fields of Lake Erie churned from end to end and piled itf OPENING OF NEW SCHOOL Programme For Tomorrows Ceremonies-Preiflier To Be Present Mr. "Watt, of Okotoks, and Mr. Baird of High River, spent Sunday in town, the guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Anderson.' At an auction sale on Saturday, a man bought a colt for and in two minutes had re-sold it for Good business, at one dollar a min ute. j Mrs. Joseph Frederick McKay diedj at the home of her parents on Ford St. last night.' The funeral will take j place to the public 'cemetery at 2j o'clock on Wednesday afternoon. H. R. Bryant, who. has 'been with Clark Bros, and Hughes, of Winni- peg, has arrived here to enter the "employ of R. Gr. Addison, undertaker Miss G. Gilroy, teacher at Eloa- He is a first class man and intends nor school spent the Easter vacation, moving his family here, with her sister, Mrs. T. H. The engagement is announced of Dufferin Street. j Miss Sophie Boggs, eldest daughter PUGSLEY NOT GOING TO QUIT C. P. R. NOT SLEEPING Has Its Eye on the tricts Kootenay Dis- may help the police to clear up some of the mystery. "Jt is said ihe At I torney-General's Department has had, men at work m several parts of Unit ed States hunting up evidence and i that they have secured some that will prove important. I A LOCAL BUDGET j Calgary, April important j-ffurK is being undertaken ibis year iia Southern British Columbia by the j C. P. K. company. Five parties have j been put into the field to complete j inspection of agricultural and tim- i bered areas in the east and west ________ 'Kootenay districts. .Definite informa- tion will be gathered and made avail- Will Make Statement iable a5 the location of land suitable i for settlement and timbered areas which can be developed to supply jthe large demand for lumber on prai- ries, which the rapid settlement now taking place will create. Twenty-five thousand dollars will be spent this Ottawa, April in making this inspection. arrived here on Sunday. Interview-. ed, he declared that he did not at- AUDITOR DEAD tach much importance to the repoit APril 10.-Mr. R. Bur- 01 the New Brunswick wwnmisrion. kmshaw, general auditor of the Can- NONUNION the House Of Commons The new Central School will be On Saturday one of the city police of it. Boggs of Olds, and Mr. saw a dog running around in a circle Tom Mewburn.. second son of Mr. L. frothing at the mouth, and snapping' T.Mewburn, of Calgary. its jaws. The policeman took the1 E- whoj for the past few- precaution to sflo'ot7 the dog for he'' months, has been manager of the Go- thought it was dangerous to the pub-' vemment telephone exchange, at La- lie and it had no tag, nor collar: resigned.; Mr. R. A. I Clark, of Lethbridge, has been ap- pointed and entered upon any reason for resign- ttaian Elevator Co., died suddenly yes- ing his portfolio. The minister, af-.terda-v of heart failure- ter.going over his St. John explana- tion of Friday, declared that if he had been allowed to give all his evi- I dence "before the commission, all dombtful matters would have been cleared up and accounted for. Mr. I'ugsley said there was no- thing to worry about and all would be shortly cleared up. Evidence did not sustain the commissioners' re- pprt, and where it had been heard, people were of the same opinion. It I was a matter not affecting -him per- i sonally, but the Xew Brunswick gov- ernmcnt. Ottawa, pnt.. April standing all rumors to the contrary, WILL BE STRONG ON AGRICULTURE New Saskatchewan Univer- ityToBeWell Equipped TOGO Lille Strikers After Them-No Coal For CP.R. Dr. Holmes, of Prince Albert, visiting friends in the city. a huge conglomeration at the lower, formally opened tomorrow afternoon end of- the lake. At Niagara Falls. Hon- A- C- Rutherford, Premier or there had been a heavy ice bridge in] The programme for .the a few weeks buying stock and mat-ling, south of Lethbridge, are break-! the pool below the cataract since the bis duties last week. W. P. Roy, who lias been away for, ihe Bohrnstedt Co., of Wells Sid- there is little liklihood of Hon. Wm. Pugsloy handing in his resignation as a cabinet member. The minister will give his side of the case in the House of Commons shortlv. middle "of "Under the impact' of the mass of ice from the lake above, and the added floods brought down by the wind, the bridge gave" way and. began to surge down thera-! pids, but before it could win freedom, in the ample waters of Lake Ontario, j the wind shifted again to the north. Instantly the moving noes packed at the mouth of the river. Each in WORK ON POWER PLANT Construction work has commenced to chair-! on the power plant building .and wa- stant of cold congealed the pack man, School Committee more solidly and each hour brought' added pressure from above. "Unable to escape by its natural the leTel of the river rose by leaps and.bounds. The highest flood level recorded from previous years is 28 leet above normal. On Friday night the river was forty feet above nor-; mal. Water poured over the window. sills of the power house of the On-, tario Power Company, which had been placed at what all engineers thought to be a safe height above; any and all possible danger and flood j ed the machines. The tracks of the' ifreat George route, with a few stret- ches excepted were covered and the steel arch bridge to- Lewiston. In the lower stretches of the river where the ice is packed hardest, every boat house, every fishing shack, .with its. traps, o'ften the sole capital of their owner, evefy private pumping tion that supplied the summer homes that line the shores, every private and the piers of both the In- Address, W. S..Galbraith, Esq., M. D., Chairman School Management Committee. Orchestra Selection. ter conduits at the city pump house. Mr. Edwards is in charge as resident engineer under the direction of Smith., Kerry and Chace, the-firm of consulting enginers who designed the Formal Opening and Address, by i power -plant buildings, and C. M. the Hon. A. C. "Rutherford, Premier Arnold, city engineer, who has charge pjf Alberta. Address, W. A. Hamilton, Prim-r of City Schools. Address, Hon. Justice Chair- j man Educational Council. God Save the King. Promenade and refreshments. j Orchestra selections, 4.45 to b.OO.' of the conduits and wells. Premier c ty by Rutherford will reach w LthJ SMOKER IN HONOR OF NEW M. P. P. HAMILTON A BAD PLACE and Tumble Scrap on the .St-eat With a Burglar ..Hamilton, Out., April was a wild time in the southwostf-rn portion of the city early this r.iorrs- Alex Eindlay, it is alleged tried A. I McLean Was Guest At Enjoyable Affair At Taber Co. farm recently purchased by the afternoon is as follows: j ing arrangements about supplies and ing up and sowing to falliwheat Selection by Harper's Juvenile Or-j fixtures, will return to Lethbridge' acres on their company farms this chcstra. School -open to about the 20th April, prepared'to The twelve hundred acres of of-public. 3.00 to 3.30 p.m. j all kinds of electrical work, and fall wheat on Wells Land and Cattle Audience to gather in the audi- quotations and estimates on tton- toriuna at 3.30. tracts. Address, of Welcome, J. H. Fleet-' wood, Esq., chairman Board of Edu-; cation. i I Presentation of School Keys, -by A. j _l Smith, Esq., contractor, DEMAND FOR HOUSES The demand for houses to continues and increases every rent dav. The supply is altogether inadequate Regina, Sask., April gov- ernors of the University of. Saskat- chewan have appointed Prof. W. J. Rutherford, deputy commissioner ot agriculture. Dean of College of Agri- culture, and John Bracken, Supt. of Fairs and Institutes, one of the pro- fessors of the college. They propose; to open the college for students in the fall of 1910. Meanwhile Dean Bohrnstedt Co. came through in fiae.JA great many houses are under con- j Rutherf ord prof. Bracken will (From the Herald's Man on the Spot) Fernie, B. C., April con- vention of Delegate's from the miners' unions in District 18 opened this morning behind closed doors. J. Morgan, Seattle, International Board member is present. Besides District officers, the delegates are H. Evans and D. Miller, Taber; John Larson, Lethbridge j C. Stubbs, Bellevue; C. 0. Jones, Hillcrest; John Griffith and F. Gessler, Lille; J. Maple Leaf; W. Wrigley, Frank; Wm. White, Royal .City; W. .Fisher, Bankhead; H. Fox, Canmore; T. Addison, Fern- ie; France and Gardner, Michel. Sherman, Morgan and other mem- bers are very reticent but the general feeling ejrists that the situation is delicate requiring careful handling. The convention may last several days. President Sherman says the situa- tion at .the different mines is un- clianged and there are" no new devel- opments. He estimates that the C. P. B. sup- j ply of coal will not last as long- as y claim. The contract fdr coal Fernie and Michel mines which in June will not. be renewed. shape and' is showing green now with SLruction but many moife will be better prospects than at this time last year. L. E. Towusend of Stirling, Alta.., who is superintendent of the needed before the present demand will be supplied. One agent reports that he had fifteen applicants a house Bohmstedt Farms left on the Flyer yesterday morning for Mihneapolis to complete arrangements for tlie shipment and operation of a couple of gasoline farm motors for the Bohrn- which was vacant. understood soon to be ture and have preparations' of When the college, opens next year, FALL WHEAT 0. K. I Travellers through the district re- j port that, the fall wheat is in. excel-j lent -condition. The fields are becom-: ing green. Seeding, throughout "the.; whole- district about Lethbridge stedt Farms. "Run dogs, run. The police ha'-'e the ropes and collars and chains and pound all ready for tomorrow. Run 'progressing rapidlv to completion, dogs and get your owners to o v i you a tag." The Board of Education are serv- ing tea at th'e opening of the school tomorrow. L. S. Hipley af- ter spending the week end at Cal- gary. On Thursday the entries close for the City Football League. Entries to be handed to John Harvie, and) each club entering to appoint two del egates to attend a meeting in the .Caledonian Hall. Glyn St., at 3: p..m. on Thursday evening, the 15th: when the organization of the league, will be completed. Which will be-the; first team to enter? Who will win remain in the Department of Agricul- j There was a sma11 Double, at Lille supervision over the on Saturday and yesterday. Non- Jie opening of college! uuion men were helPinS the bosses to keep the coke ovens going. One. i there will be a JuiTco'rpT oMnstruct-] hundred and fifty miners formed, a ors, including assistant! Pldjet. and prevented all but two professors, and lecturers, in the fol- i' lowing departments: Animal husband Veterinary Science, Field Hus- scene but. no trouble is and soils; Mechanics, Michel, Hosmer and.Fernie miners' working. Mounted Sargeant Hazlet, of Police, Svas sent to the the ry, bandry, representatives held a meeting here ACCIDENT AT TABER BRIDGE including Carpentry, Blacksmithing ,r and Farm Machinery, home Dairying J yesterday and decided to hold.-a May i Horticulture and Tree Planting, Na- j gathering and -parade. Fernie and: I'ture. Study, including Biology and! .to i Geology, chemistry. Physics and Eng lish and Mathematics. BILL DEAD Wm. Cunliff Succumbs to Consump- tion at Pincher T. Hurt Men cape From Being Crushed To Death Pincher Creek, April Lad- _ j ies Aid Society of the Mountain Mill j Presbyterian Church gave their an- nual entertainment .last night in the The District Ledger starts issuing a daily today. It will keep up until the present trouble is over and may- be ;.V-.'; Malnagefe Dempsey of -the Maple Leaf Company went to'Spokane..yesr terday to consult the company: be- fore signing an agreernent. The men are still working. .V The situation in the local miners' union regarding the strike remains unchanged. They are waiting for: the. District to act. J. Larson has.gone (Pptcia.1 to the Herald) ternational the Niagara110 force llis waJ" tlie residence! Taber, April smoker on Navigation Company at Lewiston' of Sidney Fox who went outside and j Thursday evening in honor of A. J. and Queenston are buried beneath a bluff ol a revolver. jM.P.P., passed bfl very plea' thousands of. tons of ice. At ICia-'The two men backed out to .the..street 1 santly. The farmers throughout district were all busy seeding so that, the attendance wa.s not as large as! it would otherwise have been. j Fox on the jaw and then ran away. j .The police arrived and arrested FiTxl- "ilay on a charge of attempted burg- lary. Neither Fox nor FintSiay. had a Fox in his pockets when Findlay tried to get. inside the house. ice. ___ gara on the lake, the wharf is also makinS threats to shoot. Findlay ran overwhelmed. away, but Fox caught up with, him I a few blocks awav and had a roucrh j Present most conservative esti-. T I and tumble strugslc. Findlay landed mates place the 'damage at. 000. All estimates of ultimate dam- age are conditioned by what the wea- ther- may have in store. The best that can bo hoped for is a succession of calm warm days. The worst that could happen would be another vio-. lent -blCTF from the southwest. In the meantime a constant stream of----------------------- visitors pour down -the railway' JOHNSON TO FIGHT KETCHEL tracks and trains are arriving, with sightseers. Under a brilliant New York, April bo sun the river lice white and glisten-'tween Jack Johnsion, the heavy- ing to the horizon and is silent, "vVej'gnt champion and Stanley solutely voiceless for the first tne middleweight champion lor a -within memory of man. The. weight'bout some time next October at Col- of that silence is impenetrable, but' ma> California. it hangs heavily on all who listen arranged by James Coffroth, nianag- for a sound with a chilling solemnity'er of the .Colma Club and tlie final R. A. Van prman acted as chair- man. He read a message from Dr. ttivers of -Raymond stating that he would not be able to bo present JLS he had expected. I Tho following programme was car-j ried out: Overture, by Taber Band; song, R.' Weaver; speech, W. A. Aubin; speech, }V. W. Douglas; song, Moses Simp- j son; speech, Aid. Hutton, of Leth-j bridge; speech, Hopkin Evans; read.-: ing, J. J. Walton; speech, S. Ervine; speech, Mr. Hogers, of Lethbridge; song, Mr. Clarke, of Stirling; speech. J. J. Brown, of Royal Collieries; has bsen practically Dr- G- W- Music- by the Band; speech, A. J. McLean, M. P.P.; Music, "He's a Jolly G-ood Fel- SHERMAN IS AFTER LEWIS In His Report He Scores Internat- ional Pres. (Special to the Herald) Taber, April bad acci-i dent occurred ait the bridge on Thurs flay when two men were badly in-'. jured and another narrowly escaped being crushed to death. A guy line hrpke, causing the boom of the dcr-, rick to fall. j The injured are Thomas Beals, a had scalp wound, and John Broder-j son, scalp wound and sprained wrist. It was at first thought that Broder-1 son could not recover. He regained consciousness about an hour after the' accident and is resting fairly well, j Drs. Lang and Leech were called; and dressed the wounds. I That more were not injured is a i i I wonder, as a. number of men were'; j working at the time and they warning whatever. i church. The songs were well render- ed and tha dialogues exceptionally good, causing much amusement. Each-to attend the meeting of-the strikers acted his and her parts to perfection j at Fernie. A meeting of the Bunion After tha concert pies were auctioned was held on Thursday and Mr. Lar-, the highest price paid being was given instructions-as to how and none .went as low as tha cost he should stand at the convention ;to- pricc. Mr. G-. C. Bowker, the auc- day but the local men have nothing tioneer, made things lively as long to say until orders from the "District as the pies lasted. The enter tain-J are received. They have every con- ment closed about midnight, by sing-; fiden-ce in President Sherman .and: ing the National Anthem. i feel that their interests are being look-' Work on the new addition to the'ed after. Hunter Block haa been started and more awful than the roar of cataract' details of .the fight will or rapxfls. .jat a meeting tonight. determined speeches, Dr. Lang, E. C. Moc; SIX PEOPLE LOST LIVES Lennox, Mass., April peo- ple lost their lives, three others were i x j, i partinem of the badly .burned, and a property Joss of between and caused by a fire in business section of tod.iv. the heart of the WILL NOT BE STRIKE Winnipeg. Man., April mass meeting of carmen of operating do- Electric Street Railway Co., was held at mid- night last night until four o'clock this town early j this morning. The. subject of a lengthy discussion was in connection WILL TAKE BATHS Toronto, April Mount Clem- ens, Mich., despatch says Sir Wilfrid Laurier and several cabinet minis- ters arrived today on a special train. Lady Laurier with Mme. Brodcuv, Major Ohapleau and others arrived three days ago. The whole party will take the baths. j with the answer of the company to i the men's presentation of sched- j ules about beginning of the month. Tt was stated at the con- clusion of the meriting that. there i would bt? no trouble entailing r, strike. Edmonton will ask Andrew Carnegie for a grant of lor a public library. In return it will pledge it- self to furnish sites and books, and 16.900 for maintenance each yoar. LAUDER TO MEET POTTS Calgary, Alta.. April Sat- urday afternoon articles were drawn up between Jinimie Potts of Minne- apolis and Billy Lander, to box fifteen rounds at the Lyric Theatre on May 24th next. The articles call for a fif- teen round clean break contest. Tho puree will be divided, sixty-five per cent to the winner and thirty-five the loser. to song, Moses Simpson. 3Ir. McLean thanked all who had (From the Herald's Man on the Spot) Fernie, B. C., April Sher- man, in liis report to the convention worked and voted for him. He said j this morning in speaking of the ac- his main object now was to work in! lion of President Lewis in sending the the interest of'the whole district. He j message he did to the operators and hoped that in four years be would be'in sending Board Member Morgan.. able to como to the people with ai with power to act, said, "This action good record. At. the conclusion President Lewis before asking Dis- the programme, refreshments 18 forxan explanation-of their served. After a pleasant even-1 action is strongly resented and I ing the meeting broke up about 12.30' simply wish to say that it is impos- sible for me to do justice to my posi- in fighting for Canadian miners W. A. Bellwood has let the con- tract for the building of his printing office to E. R. Wildman. The work if the International Uninn is to take is be rushed through as the sides with the operators' association is expected here in a short time. It before 'hearing our case." looks as though Tabor was growing' In a message to President, Lewis on when it requires two printing offices' April 5th, he said, "Your action in to handle the business. The long restaurant, built'by" Kus sell and Shcrbournc two years ago hns bcoft cut ir. two and will be made into two stores. One will be occu- pied by E. X. Harding har- ness makers, and the other by Vick- cry Co., general merchants. Mr. J. W. MitchcM, grand master of the I.O.O.F. of Ainorta, is in town today on business1. wiring Stockett that the agreement will be signed by your representative is strongly resented, Canadian min- ers will not, tolerate another Tom Burke." Outside of the message re- ceived from Lewis, Sherman says he is in the dark regarding the position of the International. Mr. Morgan is here to enlijrhton tho local officem. The matter is up evening. A GOOD PLACE TO STAY R. C. T. of Vermont, brother of T. S. McKenzie, the field manager at Lethbridge for the 0. W. Kerr Company, has arrived within the last few days and will probably spend the summer at least, in Lethbridge and vicinity. Mr. Mc- Kt-nzie has been for many years a Methodist minister and is a forceful and entertaining minister and isO and entertaining pulpit speaker. It with much regret thr.t he leaves that field temporarily for a field thai will him more of his time out in the open air, feeling that the step is necessary in order to improve his health which has been somewhat im- paired. Mr. McKenzie will make his home with his brother while here, and will bo associated with him in the work for the 0. W. Kerr Co. He thinks from conditions as he has found them so for that Sunny South- ern Alberta is a very "desirable place to continue residence, and if after a longer stay, he finds it to his liking will probably figure on moving and hen ting here permanently. when completed will be occupied by! BUILDING PERMITS TODAY Mr. A. C. Kcromis. The building permits issued today, Died, of corisuiijption, at tho Mem-1, were: oT-iai Hospital, Saturday, April; J. E. Gibbon. Gourtlund St-7 dwell Cunlifi (Buffalo ing, years. J. B. Gibbon, Courtlond St., dwell "he trial of Fred-W. Haire, of ouru! ing, nopk-u. on the charge of obtaining) C. W. Cook, Round St., storehouse, goods by..false pretences, was dispo-j-; iii of Macleod, when! p. ilcMurphy. i-ii hi'.-uii'g tho evidence, Judge StDW-j dwelling, y a'-4, admitted tho accused. Mr. W-i South Alberta Lumber Co., addi- appeared for the tion to warehouse, ?400. a if I Colin Maclco-d and John R. ft the accused. II'.; friends oi Sir. E. T. Saunders regret to learn that ho had the J-.-sfortune to have his shoulder Jjs- located yesterday morning by being thrown off a load ol hay by a teujn of vnm.inageable horses. elector qualified to vote on the town debentures should beai in mind "tin; date, Friday, iiiid bo suro to his ballot. Should anvon.e wish information re- LOCAL BUDGET The receipts at the International match on Good Friday amounted to which, after paying the ex- penses of the match, will.foe donated to the Lethbridge team in the Dig- trict League. Among the new arrivals in the city arc Dempster Havens, and C. T. April- 16th, I Campbell, from New Glasgow, On- tario. The executive committee of the Cal- thc bylaw, the same will be edonian Society meet this evening at the Western Plumbing Co.'s office at S p. m. The members of the Caledonian So- ciety in their spare evenings, have been putting in a new floor and mak- ing other improvements in "Old Knox Church" on Glyn Street, which they purchased some weeks ago for a club most cheerfully given by any >nom- h ol the council. EVANGELISTIC SERVICES Thc interest in evangelistic have been d'tpening the The meetings are 'io i o njr li-i i tlw Opera House ami choirs of the united churches, under hall. Alderman Hatch is expected home from Illinois the last of this week. Any person who thinks he hiis come' in contact with any infectious la Prairie, in a clear, logical andj case will be given free material scriptural manner. Rev. T. Frawiri advice regarding disinfection of cloth i is n most enthusiastic but not a fan- ing and person upon application to Ihe direction of Mr. Lowry, furnish good music. Great questions of great interest to men in this dispensation of the Holy Spirit, have been dealt with by Rev. T. Fraser, of Portage atical speaker. Tho campaign is fa- Two new Hunt Pnrr gasoline plow- multaneous all through tho ing outfits And one Rumlcy steam from Pincher Creek to Cronbrook, different men being told off for their respective centres. for discussion this! plowing outfit came in on train lost week. Dr. Campbell, City Health MacDonald Block. If the citfoens will thus with the Health can speedily be stamped out. ;