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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 19, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL. II. LETHBRIDQE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, APRIL If, ItM. NO, m. TO BE HERE FOR TEN DAYS Steam Plow Engineers Can See Inspector Of Boilers Nat Marshall, boiler inspector for Southern Alberta, is in the city at the Balmoral Hotel ami will be here for ten days to enable engineers com- ing' in with steam plough outfits to secure their certificates. There had been several complaints from owners and operators of steaia ploughing outfits that their engineers coming with them into the country had difficulty and delay in. certificates without which they 'were not permitted to run their engines. The matter was taken up with the Department of Public Works by W. A. Buchanan, the member for Leth- bridge City, with the result that the inspector will be here, for the next ten days to give every facility for the speedy securing of certificates by the. engineers. WANT THE SULTAN TO ABDICATE Vienna, April despatch reached here from Constantinople says that the priests sent out to par- ley, with the Young Turks were whipp ed and driven away. The leaders of Young Turk forces have issued or- ders that the lives and property of all foreigners and Christians in Con- stantinople be adequately protected. Constantinople, April is ex- pected this morning that the main body of troops loyal to the Young Turks that have concentrated out- side of Constantinople, will begin soon to march across country to Yil- aiz Kiosk, with the object of forc- ing the abdication of the Sultan. Constantinople, April troops loyal to the Young Turks con- tinued their advances on Constantin- ople last night and it is believed here that they will soon occupy Mak- WHEAT SOARED HIGH Struck 1.28% on Chicago Market on Saturday Winnipeg, Man... April pool cables came to IX higher Saturday and this had a wonderful effect on prices. American prices opened firm and went higher, Chicago May Breaching closing this mark at 128, a rise of one cent over the pre- vious close. Minneapolis May closed at 126, a rise of over yesterday's Winnipeg May showed an advance of closing at the highest point of the day. The July option made a similar adyancs going up The northwest receipts have been light for the past few days, Winnipeg inspection numbering Friday 117 cars with 210 in sight for inspection later. One grain dealer in frrom the coun- try stated there is but little wheat held by farmers for sale.' A PULLEY HIT MAN ON HEAD THREE PERSONS DROWNED Gananoque, Que., April i persons were drowned yesterday af- ternoon by the swamping of their skif near Clayton, N. Y. They were Mr. and Mrs. Bobbins, aged 23 and 17 respectively, and JT. A. Taylor, 18. No one sawe the accident but the bodies -of Mrs Eobbins and Taylor were found', this afternoon by parties who began dragging near where discovered the upturned boat. Caused Death Of a Well Driller Near Coaldale SITUATION IN TURKEY Early Saturday morning Constantinople; April. city is now tranquil..although the public is" exceedingly apprehensive. Vienna, April Neues Tage- b'iatts Monastir correspondent says it is reported that the sulteh-is negotiate ing with the committee .or Union and Progress with regard his abdica- tion. He says the .report is-without, con- firmation- but that the general belie is that should the committee triumph it would. show less clemency, toward j the Sultan than before, Teleghaphing from Salonika, the correspondent of the Neues Frie Presse says that Turkish warships at Smyrna have promised to support the while young Turks. He adds -that the" army LAND OFFICE HAD RECORD YEAR working with A. DuEfey's well-drilling corps at Adriainople is ready to machine at the American Farming march on Constantinople and that Company's Farm at Coaldale, James Ayhner White met with an accident that resulted in his death: at half through the Ohatal. Paris, April 19. A special despatch past two on Saturday received he-re ftfpm Constantinople and another man were working at the says it is rumored there that Ech- drill when a large pulley weighing ad Effiendi, brother of the Sultan, A Big Increase In the Number Of Home- stead Entries about a hundred pounds in soifie .way heir apparent crown has WITNESSES IN KINRADE CASE rikeny, a town ten miles fron> capital. The advance guards the pre- ceding- the main body of soldiers is one composed of three hundred men, liaif of whom are officers, while the other numbers one thousand men. These two columns 'are expected to occupy pera and Galata, the foreign and official quarters of Constantin- ople, as soon as possible, in order to protect foreigners in the event o rioting. Many of the .troops in Con stantinople favor the Young- Turks, and resistance is hardly expected. Possibility Of Sensationa Developments On Thursday TO SURVEY NORTH OF HAT Edmonton, April 19. M. Kimpe, of the firm of Kunpe Heathcote. surveyors left today for Medicine Hat where he will carry on survey work for the Department of the Interior, The great stretch of country south of Medicine Hat where some of the largest cattle ranches in. the province are to he found, is to be subdivided Into; townships and later opened for settlement. Mr. Kimpe will" survey twenty-four townships in all between Medicine Hat and the "boundary and will be gone three months. Mr. Heathcote join Mr. Kimpe at a later date. BISHOPS APPOINTED Winnipeg, April The House of Bishops arid the standing committee of the provincial convened in this-' city and accom- plished the task bishops to the vacant 'sees of Moosonee and Athabaska. The vacancy in Atha- baska was filled by the transferal to that see of Right >Bev. George Holmes who recently resigned the see of Moosonee. The vacancy in Moosonee was filled by the apointment of the Bev; John Geo. Anderson, B.A., B.D., incumbent, of the parish of St. Peters, Yynevor. PREMIER BOOSTS SCHOOL Edmonton, April Ru- therford returned to Strathcona last evening from Leihbridge, where on Tuesday afternoon, he officiated at the formal opening of the Lethbridge pub- lic sichool. To a Bulletin representative, Dr. Hutherford said that the new twelve- roomed school was one of the best ed- ucational buildings in the province and has an equipment which is sec- ond, to none. He gays Lethbridfe is to fee congratulated on the liberal sac- the citiizens have ma4e to provide the best of school nccom-" modation for their children. Owen Sound, Ont.. April police are looking for an important witness in connection with the Kin rade murder at Hamilton, His name is Arthur Scott and his business is said to be an entertainer. It is be- lieved Scott can furnish information or greater to the police than anything yet developed. It i: believed Scott knows the Miss El- liott, mentioned so prominently in some of the evidence. The Owen Sound police have communicated with o'flTcers at Wiarton, as" it is be- lieved he is better known there. Hamilton, Ont., April few witnesses for the resumption, of the Kinrade inquest on Thursday have been secured by the local police. They ,ttre chiefly depending on Isluke Cop- pie. They profess, outside of rumors they have heard, to be ignorant of even what Ms testimony will be. Ho was employed as delivery boy by the grocer who did business with the Kinrade family and was discharged by the grocer immediately after.the murder. The police have heard stories as to the reason but they don't know for a certainty if the information is cor- rect. Copple will not say a word. There is a possibility that a very promin- ent local man will be -summoned to the stand as a result of recent dis- coveries made by the Attorney-Gen- eral's department. FERRY CARRIED DOWN NIAGARA RIVER Buffalo, N. Y... April: ferry- boat, Niagara, running between Buf- falo and Fort Erie., Ont., was caught in the ice this morning and was car- ried down the Niagara River to the international bridge where its top deck and. pilot house were carried off when it came in contact with the bridge..- There, were but few passen- gers on the ferry and while there was a panic aboard, no persons were hurt. became loose and" fell down between left to join, -thfeiyoung Turks and that the two men. White was stooping the Sultan lias caused heavy artillery over at the time and the edge of to be placed'in the ...battery on the the pulley cut deep through the top heights dominating the Stambou] of his head and down through his quarters of the citv. forehead. He was rendered iincon- 'r London, April scious and remained so until he died. ian. troops intend to enter .Constanti- Immediately after the accident he nople today enforce their de- was removed to the hospital-where fmands fdri the abdication of the Sul- i.ian. The new ministry is tottering. He was a young man, twenty-five It is believed that, adequate steps years of age. He came from Peoria, have been taken to .guarantee public Til., where his father, James B. White .order. The .foregoing statement was lives. The remains are at Fetterly's received in-London ioday ih: a code undertaking parlors instruc- message from Constantinople. It was" sent, by the. local; agent of a well ___ i known banking firm; he died. tions from friends. ICE JAM BREAKING Niagara Falls, Ont., April ice jam in the lower friver at Queens- ton is showing indication of weakness-. The water is appearing through the rift in the ice and flooding just be- low Queenstown. ASQUITHSAYS CONSULT COLONIES The Dominion Land Office here did a land o'ffice business during the past year. From April 1, 1908, to March 31, 1909, there were home- stead entries made as against for the previous fiscal year, being- an increase of over fifty percent. There were applications for patents compared with. 1061 during the pre- vious year. Nearly letters were received and about' forty thou- sand