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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 17, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. II. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, APRIL 17, 1909. NO. if? WILL USE THE CENTRAL SCHOOL To Accommodate the Unusual Transient Traffic At -a special meeting oi' the School Board, at which all the members present, it was decided to allow the city to use three rooms in the ALD. HATCH A GOOD BOOSTER Tells Montana People About Our Growing City Billings, Mont., April Ga- zette says: George Hatch, well known in this city and a former resident of Big Timber but now located in Lethbridge Canada, was in this city yesterday shaking hands .with friends.... Mr. Hatch; sine? going to Alberta, has- taken 'an active part in the" up- building of the great Canadian West- He is a member of the board of city aldermen of Lethbridge, one of the charter members of the Lethbridge commercial association, and a boost- er for his part of the country. Mr. Hatch, who was one of the re- presentatives from Alberta who at- tended the recent Dry Fanning con- gress in Cheyenne, says that there will be an unusually large delega- tion from his state of the Dominion IT LOOKS LIKE A FIGHT TO A FINISH old part 01 the old Central School who will attend the Billings congress for the accommodation of transients and that extensive preparations are provided the city makes. suitable pro-' made for some fine exhibits of vision for insurance, lighting, heat- dry land grain grown in the western ing, and caretaking. Aid. King, Part Canada. The direct route chairman of the markets and immi- ironi this city to Lethbridge over the Operators Will Not Recede Fpm Taken Pre- pared To Sign Agreement Settled Upon At Conference The strike situation has apparently ern Coal Operators association met Thoy are ready to sign the agreement resoiv3d in a settled fight t: a finish Jat Maclesd- Representatives of all i negotiated by the miners' scale com- the associatioa mines being present, mittee and ratified by the men. They The miners held a conference and j there being representatives of the have not receded one inch frcm that outlined their position. An offer was i mines at Canmore, Bankhead, Hos- i position and do not intend to. They made the operators as a basis of ne- i m-er' Bellsvue, Rillcrest, Coleman, j will stay with that agremcnt to the gotiations but the operators through Lethbridge and Royal I finish. I City. The operators were absolutely; No representatives of the miners TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS. Japanese lea exportyrsr are up in regarding tin; proposed tax under the new American Tariff which will strongly affect tea merchants in Japan who send worth of tea. to the United States. The Diet was asted ,tor cable protests to Wash- ington.'., With flour up forty cents a barrel in the local market and the prospects apparently good for a further rise, New York city is lacing the possibil- ity of bread at seven cents a loaf. Governor Hughes has reiterated his belief in the principles of direct nom- inations aid declared his intention to persevere in his advocacy of legis- lation having in view the establish- ing of principles therein contained. John D. Marsh, of Winnipeg, beat Thompson, the well known Redhawk, the Indian in a twelve mile fanner c-f Spring Coulee, is dead. Two A PROMINENT FARMER DEAD W. L. Thompson Of Spring Coulee, Pas- ses Away race at Midland, Om. Time 59 mins. 56 sec. -j i j President Stockett and a committee refused to entertain the offer. 1 hour ago he was stricken with pneu- monia, succumbing at twelve o'clock last night at his home in Spring unanimous in taking their position, were present thj meeting although wKjch is that they are ;n the ,ame President Stockett had invited them Yesterday the members of the West- i position as they were on March 3 i. j to attend. gration committee was present and Billings Northern and the Great accepted the arrangement as satisfac-! Northern -will induce many to corne tory. this city during the congress who may not bs delegates with the privi- lege of the floor. He says that Lethbridge is plan- j ning on building an exhibit hall sim- GENERAL TIE-UP ON THE GREAT LAKES Fifteen Thousand Sailors on ilar to the one in use in this citv from Engineers to Deckhands and that he will recommend to the commercial body that the plans of Buffalo, N. Y., April strike j the Billings headquarters be adopt- sailors >-n the Great Lakes or j ed. He will take sketches and pho- rather their refusal to work is now losraphs of the Billings headquar- in effect. Fully men from en- ters with him upon his return to ACTIVITY AT BOW ISLAND Fine New Hotel To Be Built -Board Ot Trade Active gineers to deckhnnds are affected j Canada, by the decision of the union orgauiza- tions not to operate boats belonging to members oi the Lake Carriers' sociation until, its avowed purpose to April Sporer, enforce a.i optn shop on the star who has figured boats is boots which! nvre less prominently in the Nor- havo signed up ;nt-n without shop clause and j in? tne special committee on pre- R. station asrent o: Minnedosa was i. T v servation ol Canadian natural ie- tound dead about 500 yards irom h0 n sources this .morning, Hon. Sif- ton said the railways were -respon- ding to the strike among the sail-" sibk for the country- of.val- Ludlke Bros, of the Bow Islund Trad j They were in prime condition and cir-.Iist party of Canada hfre i 1S -navigation at Mil- uable timbers. It is decided that _ __'.-, _.... I _ waukee, will slunv no real activity' before June. E. C. Ludtke shipped two carloads. Vancouver. April a meeting Bow Island, April j'of cattle to last Monday. j of the Dominion executive of the So- ing Company, have got their new will, demand a good price. day the following official statement! store completed and stocked with The new school will be ready for was given out in the charges laid by j four cars of general merchandise. The opening- on the lirst oT May under the local of Calgary against F. H. I body the ionner Minister of the Interior should see the Transcontinental with of Dr. Frank Clark, of a view to .clearing the. right, of way building; is a credit to any firm of the management of a first class tea-'Sheman, member at large and also his j Gloversville. X. Y., was found hang- of al combusiibie material. The merchants and well worth coming -a considerable distance to see. There! Remember the bazaar and sale Union pickets aiv active docks but no curred. clash has oc- j STOP WHEAT CORNERING Cincinnati, April president of National' Associations of j Master Bakers, today wrote to Ohio j members of Congress asking their i efforts toward prohibiting cornering i of wheat. Mr. Hubig said in part: "The executive committee of the Na- NO BEER AND NO BANQUET is a full stock of groceries and dry j goods on hand. Mr. Paul LudtUe is the manajring head of this enter-i prising.' firm. These gentlemen were formerly located at Pincher Creek i ah'd their coming- will be a boon- to the new settlers and ranchers of i the district. i work and come as there will be good things for young artd old. (defence: "Charges found proven, and j j F. R. Sherman declared expelled from j party." tc> a tree- CITY AND DISTRICT. i The Bow Island 'La-dies Aid are hav Berlin, Out.. April beer, j ing- a bazaar and sale of work "on the 23rd of this month, among other attractions arrangements have' teen for a first class vocal and mu- I QUEBEC TO EDMONTON PLANS no banquet." This explains in a nutshell the reason why. the annual j tional Association of Master Bakers banqllet of the Waterloo Board of Slcal prograinme 1A the evening, deem it a crime against the rights of Trade was callcd ofr yesterday even-. .Judging from the amount of .cnthus. ing. The date was set for-this ev-j that the putting ln. the people to permit wheat gambling. We respectfully but firmly demand of "you as our representatives io fur- ther .protect our rights in the future against speculation, manipulation or gambling in wheat." ARRESTED ON MURDER CHARGE ening and Col. Sam Hughes, M.P., j to the enterprise it will be a great was to be the speaker. The Water- loo young ladies hospital auxiliary was to do. the The baa- Calgaey, April the prob- able charge oi murder and a certain charge of manslaughter hanging over j the services of his head, Gus Zucht, a young Ger- j but quet committee arranged to have the; _ function in the Orpheus Hall, and had provided for those who 'wished it, some of the beer which made Wa- terloo to be served by a staff of men. The Ladies Auxiliary heard that beer- was to be served. They held -a meeting and decided to send word to the Board of Trade that if beer was served they would not do the catering. This ultima- tum was delivered at noon yester- day. The -banquet committee tried success; as it is the talk of the com- munity. There h-a' Railway Plans Filed With Railway Commis- sioners j- The Grand Lodge of Alberta, A. F. j A. M.: will meet in ..Lethbrjdjre on! I May 26th. j. Fred Staufier ami wife leave tomor TOW'on a visit to 'relatives in Berlin. 'Ont. J. A. McDonaJd, the defeated La- WEATHER IS JUST THE THiNG known in Dominion Railway Commission' -will also-apply :'.i.ti-r a similar order, in re- gard' to the' R. and. the pro- vincial government controrlling for-r ests and railways will be asked to secure more adequate measures for fire protection against fire. bor candidate, in constituency, has Rocky Mountaia demanded a re- SIXTY DEATHS FROM PLAGUE Berlin, received, by the German foreign office from Some people had fears as. to the! German East Africa, state that sixty 'effects of the recent frcst and the j deaths from plague have occurred in 'present snow on the winter wheat the Muanza District.. and on seeding operations. count. C. M. O'Brien, Socialist, had a majority of thirty-five. an authoritative opinion the Rerald i To get SETTLERS1 RECORD D., S. Lewis from Sioux Gityj, Iowa, called up W. H. Fairfield. supenn-1 t soilth to Warner today-Trith.a It iscportad that J; A. MdDon- tendent oi the experimental farm, Heicar of settlers' effects.' says that the present snow fall is! Chas. Babst from Valley City, Jf, e arrived nine effects here this from the States and points in katchewan. Sas- ros- have their new man, from Stoney Plains, now occu- pies cell Xo. 9 at the police sta- tion pending the arrival of officers from Edmonton, who will take him i north tomorrow. The crime for! which. Sucht will be tried is the kill- ing of Edward Englis, a farmer, who died from his injuries inflicted Satur- day night and in which Sucht, while his father, battered in Eng lie' skull with a carpenter's -hammer. fajted because the time wag tOQ shon tQ make preparations FIFTEEN MEN ARE SIGNED UP barn completed and stocked with a Toronto, April last location plans for the construction of a branch line which will give the C. !N. R. railway and water connection between Quebec City and Edmonton have been filed with the Dominion bunch of horses readv for draying as _ Board of Eailway Commissioners, it soon as the dray wagons arrive from- Calg-ary The new hvery bc jg nQT oft.discussetl River.Ottawa seekers, who ara here looking over the countrv. demand bv the large number of land.! A completed but construction work has I already been started on the connect- ing link from HawkesBurg toward H. E. Carlson of the Bow Island Ottawa. The new line will be a hotel has had his hands full trying! single track and will extend from to find accommodation for the num.-1 Ottawa past Pembroke, thence cutting- ber of land seekers and settlers that j through the Northern Company's har- are arriving -daily -by every train. Louis Stengel has let the contract j on his new hotel. It will 'be one of! C. J. Eckstorm returned last night- T Hat and Letabrtdge when completed, having twenty-six bed- rooms, all constructed on the most, modern pjan. j Ludtke and Waddell have sold over IN KINRADECASE After he was lodged in the cells an; from a combined holiday Albertan reporter interviewed him and' trip to St. Paul, Minneapolis. Mil- received his version of the case. He seemed glad that he could tell somr one of his troubles but there was no whining, no looking for sympathy, just a plain straightforward, story. "It is the first trouble I have ever waukee, Chicago, Columbus.. Ohio; and Buffalo. Manager Carrigan of the Lethbridgo baseball team has fifteen men up, the contracts will be here in a week or -two. He expects to pui n first class team jn the field. been in. I'm sorry it happened. I j know what the trouble Every city he visited seemed Englis was not drunk, but he had a i Porous. There is a great deal good fighting jag on. He was al-vel. Everyone is talking about Al- ways quarrelsome and looking forajberta. They regard Alberta as the fight. He wanted me to fight .last New West and all are talking on previous occasions, but I al- favorably of it. wuys refused. I was in the house; hanging curtains. -A man came run- j ROBERTS ELECTED ning in and shouted, "Gus, come onj High River, April recount over to the hotel, the Englis' have j of the votes polled in High River rid- j trans-ferrcd hcrc as a telegraph one hundred town lots during the past week and are kept busy answer- Hamilton, Ont., April Attorney Washington annnounced try regarding Bow Island and the that a new witness will be called at ing inquiries from all over the coun- beaten up one man already and now before Judge Winter here today BOW ISLAND NOTES Bow Island, April J. Berg- they are at your old man and ere j resulted in the return of L. M. Rob- nearly killing him." So of course iierts, Liberal, by a. majority of 8 ran over. I had my hammer in my j over Dr. Stanley, band all the time and just as I got into the hotel, I saw Englis make a swipe at the old man, and I rushed in and hit him with the hammer. His brother was there and a general mix-up started and I guess I. hit. out and hit Ed harder than. Ij building's, meant to. That's -all there is to i Town lots are selling like hot cakes he finished quietly. j and new settlers are arriving every day. One hundred and fifty-three of freight were unloaded off one train The platform was packed full. Two steam plows are busy now. They get their coal from a mine ab- put six miles frora town. surrounding country. Mr. Herd has completed the erec- tion of his town residence attd com- menced the erection of his store on Alain Street. The Bow Island Board of Trade arc taking steps to have the mail serv- Thursday, in ice. .twice daily from the Spokane Flyer instead of the present system of the mail being .delivered from the "Local." They arc also taking steps to have a Dominion Express Office at this point. Mr. Huston oi Winnipeg, has been op- erator ami has taken up his duties. Whitney Bros., butchers and grain merchants have just received a "car of flour and feed and are kept busy sup- plying the farmers with the different seed grain and feed required. Farmers have begun spring seeding eron has moved from Lethbridge and j herc ]ast Wednesday cnd thc largc has opened up' a new blacksmith shop] area undor fal, whcat jg looklng weU here. Carpenters are busy erecting and promiscs to ,hc a goocfcrop. the resumption of the Kinrade in- quust, though he will not state what nature the evidence might be.' There is a probability that the inquest will be opened Tuesday next, instead of order that a verdict may be reached without another ad- journment which would be the case if the evidence is not all in by Fri- day night. IN THE LIMELIGHT aM will be a candidate for the "Vice- Presidency of district 18 U.M.W. of A. rendered vacant by the resigna- tion of John E. Galvin. Enquiries are.coining in fast at the Land Office. .There are about ono hundred and fifty every day. A train of eighteen cars of cattle are being shipped today from Card- ston to Winnipeg. D. Balcovski of Winnipeg is the shipper. just what is wanted giving an abun- D-> has. arrived with a car set- J 00 I ____ ___T- _ i _ dance of moisture. The frost of Mon- day night was not enough to do any damage whatever. The" early open- letters answered j ing of spring in March enabled the farmers to get the spring grain in on the ground that was ready and since then there has been no sufficient to prevent plowing'or seed- tiers' effects-'and'will.--settle at .Ma- FARMERS IN NORTH HAVE BEEN BUSY Three steam plows at" New Dayto.n ing- Seeding now'is practicailly over are stopped for want of coal. Mr. Preston, the owner of one of these plows, went to Frank last night to and the delay caused by the present snowstorm is not material. April has provided just -the weather want- try and make arrangements for coal, i ed and as far as the farmer is con- B. G. Dunn and H. C. Dunn cerned the spring has been a very Osakis. Minn., unloaded, their car of settlers' effects here. They will set- tle about fifty miles north of the city, near Sun-dial. A. resident of Stirling was in the city today looking for coal so that he might be able to keep the kettle boiling. Ben Coover and Alfred Copver from Bismark, X. D., have arrived each with a car of settlers effects and will go south to settle Coutts. fine one. WOED SWELL CANADA'S CHEST A resident of the city after a trip through the country to the north re- ports that stock is looking and the .grass is coming- green. The .set- tlements of Bar Sundial and Iron Springs were visited. The farm- ers in these districts as well as be- tween there and Lethbridge .are all busy in the field discing and seeding. A great deal of spring wheat has already been sown and the settlers are planning on putting in. a large acreage wheat. The. greater part of the land in these dis- j tricts is settled "by homesteaders and London. April Standard j while there is an occasional, steam savs that a Dominion fleet cruising or gasoline outfit to be. seen still A big A very Traction engine wrthjoff the coasts of Newfoundland and i the greater part of the work is being 'British Columbia, and putting into done with either horses :or oxen! Most two large cabooses and a .separator arc in the railway yard. Thoy will go south on the A. R. I. the Si. Lawrence, Halifax and Van-1 any day the traveller returning to .couver, would foster Canadian pride Lethbridge will meet a string of loads T. E. Patteson will handle about and minister legitimately to Cana- settlers' effects, lumber, fence. -ma- twenty cars of coal this week. Hejdian patriotism. It would furnish j terial, etc., going out. to these set- procures his coal from the west and {stimulus to the whole maritime and tements in farther north. The whole is re-shipping to steam plow outfits mechanical progress of the Dominion district north and west of the Belly at New Dayton, Wilson's Siding. Stir All this is along the stage of progres River is now dotted with new farm ling, Raymond, Magrath, Spring sion of political integration and so-; buildings. While many homestead- buildings are small yet these, jwill grow as the land is developed jand broken. But occasionally you iwill find first class farm buildings of Mr. Borden Back in His Place After'the progressive settlers' or of the WHEAT WILL REMAIN HIGH New York. Apiil special to the Tribnne from Washington says: James J. Hill, discussing The wheat situation with a prominent, represen- tative, declared that the price o! wheat will never bo substantially lowered and in the near future the United States will be forced to im- port large quantities of grain to sup- ply its own needs. Gco. R. Pin'c and Miss Greta Walsh, daughter of W. L. Walsh, K. C., were married in Calgary yester- day. Farmers are well pleasefl and so are the business men. Wacklell Brothers have moved to their farm six miles south of town. They will have two hundred acres in fali wheat this yenr and over one hundred acres in spring wheat and oats. Mr.. Stengel is erecting an addition J to his boarding house to accommo- j date the customers pending the com- i pletion of his hotel. i Mr. Wcrts has sold a large number j of plows and drills to the farmers QUIET DAY AT OTTAWA Ottawa, a Trip South April j homesteaders who have more capital in i to start with. lee ami Coaldale. He is getting ajoial development, couple of cars from Crow's Nest and Taber for Lethbridge 'domestic use. A gentleman who knows what he is talking about says fifty thousand ba- shels of grain are needed for seed m this district. Newcomers cannot se- cure seed, as the farmers only retain- ed enough for their own use. A: dealer in the city offered SI.15 a' citing. Good progress was made with'not see a settlers' light- at night but bushel for 6.000 bushels the other the government legislation. you see the lights on all sides, day and his offer was refused. Mr. Borden was in his place for; The old trails-of'the ranch days fire Friday next, April 23rd, is St. George's Day of Old England, and the many lodges of the Sons of Eng- land will celebrate the event. The local lodge, Pride of Alberta, will hold another of their popular pro- gressive whist drives, St. Augustin'j? Hall having been secured for the pur- the House today was as quiet as those j Two or three years ago when trav- of the List few days have been -ex- j elling over this district one would the first time since he left for the being fenced across and abandoned. South to shake off insomnia and was: and it is now up to the traveller to heartily applauded when he entered keep well to the road allowances for, by his supporters. Mr. Brodeur's bill providing subsidy for a steamship service be-' the road has been fenced on both tween Canada and France was con- sides for miles and there are farm 1 buildings and ploughed fields on I every week almost there is "another a trail cut off." In some placss where sidored in committee. pose. Efforts are being made to.I Mr. Brodeur explained that he had .either side it. gives the appearance of make this, if possible, the most en-j been unofficially informed that the' an old settled farm country, joyable one of the season, and it is French Government would start a; ________ HON. WM. PUOSLEY Minister ov Publf: expected about forty sets will com- i pete for the valuable pri7.cs offered. Houses are in such demand that a gentleman has practically rented a house three months before it is built. Any owners of vacant lots in I the city would find it a pay- ing investment to build modern cot- to ront ot reasonable service between French Ports and j The contract for the substructure Canada. The resolution provides a of the National Transcontinental rail- subsidy not exceeding a bridge over the Red River at for ten years. He thought that now: Winnipeg will probably be awarded to the French government had passed aney, Quinlan and Robertson, Toron- the treaty with Canada, trade would J to, who are the contractors for the improve. -terminal shops at St. Boniface. The The resolution was concurred in contracts for the superstructure will and the bill read a first time. go to the Dominion Bridge Co. ;