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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 14, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta Ii Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. II. LETHBRIDGE, ABBERTA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 1909. NO. 114. NEW CENTRAL SCHOOL WAS FITTINGLY OPENED Premier Rutherford Took Part In the Ceremonies Other WeD-Known 4t Educationalists Present Yesterday marked probab'ly the greatest event in the educational his- tory of this city. The formal open- ing of the new school by Premier Rutherford, was the culmin- ation of the plans of the school board and the hopes of the teaching staff, all of whom could not conceal their feelings of pleasure and satis- faction. It wus a great day for the boys and girls too, whose feelings of pride 'jit their new school were quite evident: As the citizens inspected the school before the formal exercises commenced, exclamations of surprise ulus to them. lie explained tfcat the change in the lives of the young from what it used to be made a good building necessary. The viewpoint taken by the pupils was also shown and their satisfaction referred to. Justice Beck was surprised at the magnificent school and the wonder- ful growth of the city and in a short address spoke of the benefit to be de- rived from a certain amount of dis- satisfaction with the general system of education as careful continued thoug-ht is needed in all the educa- tional organizations. and pleasure could be heard on every' J. F. Fowler, of Wetaskiwin. enter- hand: .Very few had been inside the tained the boys and girls with a school before and they voted that couple of good stories and spoke ser- "the half had never been iously to the parents of the value of A large number gave evidence of their children.. their interest in the education of the! James Short, K. C., of Calgary, in young by turning out to witness the a short congratulatory address, stat- exercises. ed -that this school is the best he had When J. H. Fleetwbod, the chair- seen. man of .the School Board, opened the -James JlcCaig, who is an ex-p.'iri- formal exercises there were seated on cipal of the. Lethbridge schools, unJ the platform with him the- Educa- now superintendent of the Edmonton tioaal Council of Alberta, including schools, brought the greetings of ti e Premier Hon. A. C. Rutherford, Jus- Edmonton School Board. tiee Beck, James McOaig, J. F. Fow-j The building was no surprise to ler and Dr. Houleau, and James ham. In the West people have Short, K. C., also Dr. Bruce, repre- uation of always paying their senting the Macleod School Board, and the debt of a new school owing? Dr. G-albraith, Dr. Stewart, G-. H. to the boys and girls was being- vaid Johnston, C. B. Bowman the secre-l !Vhe building does not mean that tary of the School Board, and Con- Lefchbridge is beating every other tractor Smith. Trustee Austin was in the province but that the unavoidably absent and sent his re- i citizens are paying their debts. CITY DISTRICT. Mrs. E. Wakely purchased a dou bio brick house from T. Horncr. Excavation work is well under way for the new Hill Block. E. A. Cooledgc and son, Floyd Har ris from Mantorville, Dodge County, Minnesota, .arrived yesterday, each with a carload of effects and went south this morning to Warner where they'.will settle. One restaurant manager in the city is on the lookout for more coal, but so far in vain. Already he closes his doors from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. and if he can't get coal he may have to serve uncooked meals. Rev. W. B. Creighton, M.A.B.D., editor of the Christian Guardian, To- ronto, will be given the degree of D. D. by Victoria University. Hon. T. H. McG-iiire, Prince Albert, Sask., is to be honored with the degree of L. L. D. from Queen's University. Smith Bros, and Wilson, the con- tractors, have finished the foundation of the Barnsley Block and are mak- ing good progress at the Sherlock Block. They also have about tweiP ty men working at the new power house for the city. The meeting called for tomorrow night, Thursday, of the Lethbridge. City Football League, will be held in the office of the Western Plumbing Co. owing to the work not -being com pleted m the Caledonian Hall on Glyn St. 8 p.m. sharp. Send in your entry and appoint two dele- gates to" attend the meeting. EYE OPENER MAY GO EAST Likely To Be Finan- ced By Toronto Men Calgary, April C. Edwards, CITY AND DISTRICT. F. B. Koli'son appeared in the Po- lice Court this morning on a charge of the theft of certain, architect's plans, information of which was laid by James A. McDonuM. L. -V. is prosecuting and C. Simmons is conducting the defence. The case was partly heard this morn- ing and will tome up attain at 10 I o'clock tomorrow. The accused is out on bail. j Arrangements have teen completed J for putting the grounds in shape for j the Tennis Club which will begin! playing in about two weeks. Ar- rangements are being made for a ten- nis tournament on May 244h. The j membership of the club is the largest I yet. Sonic criticisms have been miiUe be- cause the building recently occupied! MINERS VERY STRONGLY ENDORSE PRES. SHERMAN Passed Resolution Expressing Confid- ence In His Conduct Operators Stand Together editor and proprietor of the Eye-Open- j by II. Goodman on Redpath St. is er is considering a very flattering j being allowed to remain within the proposition from certain business men I fire limits after being moved. The in Toronto to transfer his paper to j explanation is that it is being used j SITUATION IN TURKEY BAD Mr. jMcCaig predicted that short time Lethbridge in. a would grets. The chairman spoke of the deep interest which the Premier has al- require ;a still larger school and clos- Vays taken in education before he i ed with a plea for secondary educa- called on Mr. Smith to present the tion. Jteys to chairman of j Before and after the addresses were -the school management committee, given 'the people were well entertain- who in turn presented the Premier Dv the tethbridge Conservatory .with a souvenir key with the remark Orchestra .and at Troops Forbidden To Pray For the Sultan London, April Constanti- the conclusion -of correspondent of the Times, that it was a symbol of the key with tlie addresses lunch was served, telegraphs the ministry of the -com- which the Rutherford administration The.large auditorium was filled of union and progress have opens the door to every 'boy and the concert given by the pupils of that city. The proposition was first made .last autumn some: time before. the Dominion .elections. At the an- nouncement of the election? however, Mr. Edwards was induced to remain in this city. The offer then made has been renewed and Mr. Edwards seems likely to accept it. The Eye-Opener will be turned a joint stock company but Mr. Ed- wards will retain a controlling inter- est. The change -ii made will be at a very early date. as a tool house by the Sherlock building contractors. (From the Herald's Man on the Spot) Fernie, B. C., April was nu Sfcsion of the convention this morning, it adjourning-until a corn- :nitti--tt went, to Hosiner to meet the coaiinittt-i1 of the Western Canada Operators' Association. The com- mittee appointed yesterday went tc Hosnu-r but have not yet reported. As LI. result of meeting in Hosiner, the I -i'L-i i -fcCTtl. l.J.1.1 J.J 1 iiUOAAltAj H-H_ About thirty-live engine plows! f j Operators were asked to meet anoth- ach from seven to twelve iurr'ows) i A MINERS' STRIKE Halifax, N. S., April strike of miners at Port Hood coal mine as a- result .of-a dispute over work- ing conditions "bging more difficult in some portions of the mine than in others is over, and three hundred and fifty.....men are back at work today. Conditions of work hxrwever, are much the same as before the strike. The strike lasted about three weelcs. (each will be sold this spring by the j bridge agency of the Northwest Job'n i committee morninj who went to Hosiner This committee iu- ing Co. Three Cose engines have been sold but most of the engines eluded Board Member Morgan and i Messrs. Ryan, Brooks, Whitehouse have been brought in by the new j I and Evans. Their report will also be settlers from the other side. A fair presented to the convention this af- averagt of twenty acres per day forj each outfit means seven hundred ac-1- terrioon.' Yesierdav President. Sherman and res a day if they are not delayed the coal strike. PUGSLEY DID NOT SAY A Secretary Carter were instructed to place -themselves in communication with the operators wiifi a view to re- opening neiiotiations the line of rngreement expired March. 31, i certain amendments. with President Lewis for the purpose oi discrediting the organization. The following resolution was also passed: Whereas on March 22 in the nego- tiations at Maclead between the West- ern Goal Operators' Association and the representatives of District 18...TJ.' M. W. of A., a request was definitely made by the operators' committee that consideration and discussion by the Miners' Scale committee be de- ferred until competent legal advice could be obtained by the Operators as- sociation and whereas: March'1th.in the'course of the same negotiations the stipulation was definitely placed, on record first by the operators and then by the-.min- ers (vide minutes and whereas: On March 31 being the concluding day of the same negotiations., the op- erators committee, did as a matter of Eact precipitate that'final breaking- of negotiations contemplated-as a possi- bility by their-above stated stipula- Fernie, B. C., April con- j tibn on" March ,ith, by refusing to, Vf.ntkm last evening appointed a consider in any case'.the question-of ciinmittee which includes Robt. Ev- preamble previously deferred; on their NEGRO GETS FIVE YEARS Chatham, Out., April of assault and robbery, William Mc- Cathern, colored, sentenced to five years imprisonment in the Coun- ty Criminal Court. HUNDRED NEW ELEVATORS Brandon, Man., new- ly formed National Elevator Company organized in 'Buffalo is expected to In Parliament About Charges Made A- gainst Him Ottawa, Ont., April ex- pected statemnt from the Hon. Win. .1 U J.I, UXJ.L J..LVJ1J.. 11 commence operations in the north- f Pugsley-j. miruste? of public works, west at once. A hundred elevators. T i in -respect to. the findings -01 the Lan- are to be constructed ngbf away -and r- in Alberta to a life of progress. In his remarks Dr. Golbraith stat- the school in the evening. The fea- fallen and the league of Mohammed backed by the rank and file of the j corps and by the majority j the -work will be given to local con- tractors. of the program was an address first that there was no body ol men in.! by the Premier who directed most of populace- is master of the situ- brief remarks to the boys and! anon. The minister of marine is touch with public life more alive to the interests and needs of the citv us impressing upon them the nee- 1 wounded and the minister of justice the School Board He spoke of" the essitv for hard, thorough work. The was kllled by soldiers. The Jife of Ah excellent work and untiring efforts of obJcct of education is in his opinion j Med Risa is in utmost danger. Lead- Chairman Fleetwood. who was al- ways .in the lead in planning ini- the making of good citizens, which he hoped would be done in the beau- provements in the city schools. Be' tlful school, the opening of which gave the chairman the credit for the, was early completion of the new nc'.iool. The Doctor told the >parents o> ;he modern equipment. and hygo tic f-a- 'tures of the building. PKEM1ER PRAISES SCHOOL The Premier congratulac ;d the School Board and city on oaring llu best school building in roirl spoke of the influence it woidd bavo in inducing the students in the dis- tric. surrounding the city ;o c ntin- celebrated. Every nunx- on the program was well ren- dered- The drills were enjoyed very much as also were the choruses "Mi- and "Appendicitis" by the boys. The rendering of "The'Minis- ter's first reception" was splendid and was very well spoken of. The duet by Edna and H. Mc- Clenaghan deserves special for it "brought down the house." ers of committee are in hiding. Ap- pointments of.T. Pasha as prime min- ister and who commend- ed the victorious Turks in the Greek war as minister of war, were received- with acclamation by thousands of soldiers around the chamber of depu- ties. A consular telegram to the Frank- furter Zeitung states that Superior Officer Vilayet forbade the troops .to mention the name of Sultan in even- ing, prayer and that troops at Di- brai, in Southern Albania have oc- The concert was enjoyed by every- cupied the telegraph office and in- uo their education. He sai.l '..'.at! body and tho pupils and teachers quired of Constantinople whether the Chairman Fleetwood w-is the who suggested holding the trustee's convention. Mr. Rutherford impressed i't audience the need of -iii; ;o educational matters and r.-furr-.-d 10 the wonderful increase -in schools and have everv reason to be satisfied SJ with the result of their efforts, Messrs. Smith Bros, and Wilson, Sultan is still alive, taken as evi- dence tha-t military unrest is by no means confined to Constantinople. the contractors for the school, is one The general opinion is that the rey- of the largest contracting-firms in'olutmn is the beginning of a resolute Alberta. .All the material, including, campaign by reactionaries. It said the cement was su BOY WILL DIE Gladstone, Man., April six year old son of Harry Paynter., dry Commission, did not materialize in the House Although .the attendance of members was not large tin air of anxious expectancy pre- vailed when -the House assembled. Mr. Pugsley, was one of the first members in his seat, ami when thf es of his recovery. at Oglivie, was accidentally, shot .with of the day uearly a 22 calibre rifle by. his. brother while i fcverybody expected he would rise. playing. The bullet entered the shoul- Mr jici uot st.irj however, de'rt, penetrating the tepinal chord, !-and a' few questioijs in causing paralysis. There are no Tetui.nSj etC-j nad been put and 'answered, Hon; George E. Foster, in a quiet manner, inquired if the prime minister had anything to say in res- :pect.to the report of the commission. Sir Wilfrid replied that he had. not seen a. copy of the report and no statement to make to ;he House at the moment. An explanation of Mr. Pugsley's Better Crossing For a Bridge Robt. Harvie' writes to the Herald as follows: The committee of Board of Trade's decision not- to speak, was subsequent- ly given by. himself to a represeiita- reports and suggestions to Provin- J tive of tlio When as cial Government as to jvhere to place to the statement he to make ans. Chas. Brooks and Ryan, to interview Lewis Stockett, to see if the Operators will re-open negotia- tions. The committee was in Hosmer hist night. Stand by Sherman Fernie, B. C., April An author- tative statement of" the meeting this evening says: In no uncertain language, Mr. Mor- gan- pointed out that he was here noi to dictate to District 18 but simp- ly to ascertain, the real state of. af- fairs. He stated that he had no in- iv-ntion. of signing any agreement that was not satisfactory to the officials of District IS and further that he was willing at all times to be of ser- vic IQ. them in their struggle. The. following resolution regarding the action of President Sherman was passed: "That, .whereas, the action taken by the' District officers was the only one that could be taken to pro- tect the interests. of the mine workers of -thi-a district, be it therefore resolv- ed: That we indorse such 'action .as own request on March 2nd as above set forth; therefore" be "if resolved: That for' the -purpose of terminat- ing the conditions of "at the non-operation' now existing mines of members of the has iake.n and that the full situation be placed before President Lewis showing that not only have the operators broken faith with the offi- cers of District 13 but have' '_ also wrongly .stated their 'own position to' Coal-Operators association, who up to this time have .not come to any agreement: with District 8 TJ. M. W. of A. _ ,W.e, the delegates in. convention as- sembled, declare... our willingness to negotiate and hereby extend to all operators who have not now got .agree- ments an. invitation.; to open up ne- gotiations for the purpose 'of formulat- ing worlrinff agreements. H Operators Stand Together Hosmer MinesJ :.B. April. There is no': change in: the present strike The operators are all standing, firmly- together and in- sist that the Macleod agreement as ratified by :a vote of all ol the' locals should be- recognized by the officials: of the district. It is "dif- ficult to get an but a .great many of. the men do not favor Sherman who acted contrary to the wishes of a. majority voting, by declining to sign agreement, and ordering a general strike in the dis- trict.. 4 a new bridge -OF new entrance -to city of Lethbridge on the Belly River two or three miles below Diamond ithe report of i in reply to the Landry commission he said: "I hav-- concluded-that us commission do-is tli. _.. 'not in anv wav relate to my conduct City is the poorest suggestion in the. _ _ J_ eyes of the homesteaders that could j have been made. Since their report i as a member of Federal or. as a member of-the Parliament Dominion pupils throughout the Province. gcrs-Cunningham applied by tho Ho- that Turks in large numbers consid-. jn the s I have had occasion to J governmont, it would not- be appro- Lumber Co.. and, er the country's recent loss of terri- air nf Priato for me to "itroduco'. the sub- well for the standard of the stock was of opinion ,ttiat the "best schools in the Dominion were to be fountl on the line .between And .Edmonton and ,was pleased that carried by this firm. the people coming to Alberta were j anxious to have such schools erected, j He thought the work done in the schools of Alberta is not excelled in the Dominion. In referring to the scarcity of tea- chers to moot the big demand, the Prenu'er thought the problem would be solved by the incoming of teach- ers from Great Britain as the depart the appearance of quality which the tory punishment for introduction into finished articles has, speaks very the empire .of modern reforms. The Berlin correspondent of the the Daily Mail telegraphs: "It is probable that Bulgaria will make com- munication to the powers drawing at- tention to the state of revolution in Turkey and requesting recognition of Bulgaria's independence in order to calm public sentiment, without re- gard to Turkish views. The Govern- ment resolved no .longer to allow the question of independence to remain unsettled. The .ministers will decide To Enlarge Baptist Church On Monday evening on the invita- tion of the Young Peoples' Society ment is in receipt of a great manyjand tne adult claas of the Bap-1 as to the mobalization of army and {nninnina from in ol-d I lJSt church a' large number Of thO I to TV mpasiirpc -ci-ill AenfnA on >hp inquiries from teachers in the land and in the United Staites. The speaker was glad to see ol-dj church members and friends met in a social capacity in the basement increased interest in secondary edu-jof church.; Several solos were cation which is shewn by the fact before Rev. William Reid was that there was an increase of fifty per cent, in the number of students writ- ing on the. departmental examina- tions last year. He spoke of the aim of thcTdepartment in striving to keep abreast of the times in the matter of books and. methods of teaching. boys and girls are our greatest and they deserve the greal-est attention, was how the Premier look- called upon to state the object of the meeting which was to consider the advisability of making somo much needed improvements present church edifice. After Mr. Reid's ad- dress the ladies served tea and cake and then a number of short addresses were delivered by those present, with the result that by a unanimous stand- ing vote it was decided to'take out the J military measures will depend on the attitude of Europe's opinion toward Turkish revolution. Constantinople, April tinople is quieter this morning, and business is gradually being resumed. A majority of the garrison, however, still occupies positions in front of the Chamber of Deputies and the war of- fice where they -await the formation of a new cabinet. The'night, how- ever, was one of alarm. The troops celebrated the overthrow of young j Turks by continuous rifle volleys. interview the most and air the opinions of of the homesteaders and i jectT e CITY AND DISTRICT. J. N. Seeley of Stirling Hotel has returned after a visit in the south- The police have summonses out for some real estate men. for selling real estate Without a license. E. NY Holmes of Coleman, who came to attend the funeral of Mrs. McKay, returned to Coleman today. The best grade oi wheat is now bringing "S'COO a bushel in the local markets. 'The police have notified several poultry raisers to keep their chickens in their coop or the owner may to go to the city coop- K. r. Anderson, father THE ROCHESTER FIRE I Rochester, ]ST. ,Y., April j mates of loss, made early this morning placed the. amount at Temple Breth Kodesh, is a total loss. It was, one of handsomest churches in .Eochester-, valued at- The Palmer ing where the conflagration started this morning is a smouldering ruin, and tbe loss to owners and: tenants is about Fifty house? are in ruins and as.many more .are. dam- acfed more or less. j of J. E. they all agree that the place to put the bridge to suit the largest' num- ber would be a mile or two on this side of Hill's ford. Surely their voice is the voice that should be heard. Make Straight the Path "I have asked one of my fripuds, in tho N. B. House to ask to have the evidence printed and as soon as I get a copy of it I will prepare a state- ment in answer to the- findings of the commissioners.'' In reply to a further question Mr, When the ice was on the river, had pugsiey sajti that he was pivp.'ireJ the. committee of the Board of Trade to meet any. attacks -which might just followed the homesteaders going niade upon llim in Parliament. out of the city to Sundial, Iron; The- .silting until quite late in t-1 it- Springs, etc., they would have found evenjnjr was taken np'wirl'i Uit> that- they went direct to Hill or No- mamjs of protectionists for an in- lan's fords. The trail is yet cut deep crease jn the duties goods, and good to both of these places. The coulees at Nolan's ford seem clc jt practically tlu ]ast 0pport.Unity on which to urge like made naturally for a road but as tho budget will bs there it is rather far down, and as brougjit down next, Tuosuay. the Board of Trade location is too _ _ near to the city the bridge at Hill's CHARGED WITH Anderson, manager of the Union Bank is now located in tho city, tra- velling for the CocksKutt Plow Co. G. 13, ITeathcote. formerly man- ager of the Canadian Bank of Com- merce in Nelson, has been appointed manager of the branch of that bank in Son Francisco. members ana intending mem- bers of tile Caledonian Football Club aro askert to turn out Tor practice to- morrow evening, Thursday, at (5.3" p.m. Tho O. W. Kerr with twenty land me' expectc-d to arrive night. A number of their owners to buy i !icc have a 'narvav rl HILLSIDE WON Newmarket Heath; April The Crawford, plate- of 300 sovereigns, six furlongs race' was run here today and by Whitney's horses started. Hillside.' Eleven Snow Blockade In Colo would be suitable, having a god grade. CATi LE STtALING i Did the committee of the Board of i Stetilcr. April Tito i loop nt the end of Trade take into consideration the 12- thers named Holt, wero. brought up! k--ss hacl bott: mile coulee, a bridge on this side ol' On five charges of entile stealing be- i Lhe oncers of the that would homesteaders {OK- Inspector Moi.nted Po- j Tim new passer.- trek up along the side of it 5 jjce, and W. <5. Gray, in town loclay. j loaves f.cthbriflye''. bridee 12-mile coulee would be worst-. Both wore committed for at next.; a.m. every Monday- od at education.: The fact that Al- Partitions in the church and enlarge Q{ The berta tho largest of the -auditorium by takinj r in the than the Belly river there. A bridge at Hill's -ford savos 12 This alarmed the-entire population mjles off the journey to tne city and o court, at firfit-and second class teachers of any province in the Dominion goes to prove that they are receiving a good j Mr 4-hftf i this standing would be maintained and closed his address by formally declaring the building open for the purpoM for which it was erected. Principal Hamilton, of the teach- ing staff, expressed the teachers' ap- present class rooins, Sunday School library and vestibule. New seats will be provided and the outside of the building will be painted and in other ways beautified. The work will all be done free by skilled workmen connected with the church. It was also thought advis- able to build a small mission hall in North Ward. After the business was transacted o( cftugc Qf firing and of the new building and! very enjoyable social hour was spent stated it would a daily ftim- company. thought a fight was going, on. The Sultan has granted practically all the demands of the riotous troop- ers, namely the adoption oi aheri laws as the basis for new lawe. The casualties resulting from the rioting yesterday include Pasha minister of justice in the late cab- inet who was mistaken for Risa Pa- sh, minister ol marine, .killed; Risa Pasha, minister of marine, wounded and Sadik Pasha, killed. MEETING AT THE HAT A meeting of delegates from Friday, is being i which shows that i by the travelling p. tho TlufTey Urothcrs unless a bridge is placed there soon some homesteaders will have to con- jjfTerent lodges in District 20 of j breaking this week sider if Taber with their new bridge the Ancient Order of Foresters is j Coaklal-e. They ha- th ere is not nearer than Lethbridge held ot Medicine-Hat today. A. E. for headquarters. Now that our re- Dupon. district chief ranker, and A. presentativcs are selected JOT'Parlia-' jj. Rjtohio. district ment, we look forward to their work urer nnci Thos. -Rothwell, a rtelepato to know the needs in their several st-ir, left districts and this is one. IS miles loss last niuhl to attend. At to haul to Lethbridge is a mattor neding immediate attention. the city last nigh I to attf-ml. this mectin iry for tho anri a dolcgate to the Hi.ch Court, which meets at Sarnia in August, row sf.enm ploughing pcct to average tbii if ;ui.- rujl ii of coal during the r. S. o) tin; city today. lie the roorpnnizatii-.n pol-j orahlo biiikiing anrl a I- West will bo discussed si.'tucrs trvis spring1. It A letter in reply to "Restriction" arrived too late for today's issue. will he appointed. that six or eight stcnm p.. IK- working this summer. Tt start as soon as they can ;