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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 22, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL. II. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY; APRIL 22, If09. HO. Ml, PASS IS EAGER FOR NEW ROADS Wants Competitive Railway To Assist Development 'Frank, April delt gates from the Municipal Council and Boards 01 Trade from Macleod V Coleman inclusive, met at the latto place today and after all day sessior formed the Prairie and Pass Promo tion League Avhich has for objects th furtherance of interests of all that sec tion of country lying between and Coleman inclusive.' Representatives were present iron Coleman, Pincher Creek, Frank, Cow ley and Macleod. Judging from ex pressions the league has come stay and when this present difficult} is righted will take up other vita makers affecting this district. The convention was a success in everj way. At noon the delegates were en tertained at a luncheon. They then adjourned to the hall, where resolu tions given below were passed after a of discussion and amend The following are officers of the organization: Alex. eron, Colemau; vice president, Chas Piucher Creek; Secretary, C 'L. Ouimette, Coleman; executive coin mittee, L. Grady, Macleod: Mark Drumm, Frank; Hugh Gunn, Cowley. Each town was assessed five lars to create a fund for the league; later regular yearly assessments- wilj be made. The League will take up the grievance with the Government un- til action is taken. The following are the resolutions passed: Whereas, coal nv.ning .n-l try of the Crows Nest Pass sectrm of Alberta and farming and ranching in tereste of Southern Alberta are iously handicapped in the regular course "of operations and business hd further development, of induct: greatly impeded by. the need-of com- petitive railway transportation I' whereas '.jihe Government of Alberta in its wisdom has undertaken Jc pr mote the construction of; increase! railway facilities by guaranteeing the bonds of certain-railway .corporAtions therefore ba it resolved that we dele- gates to .the convention of unicipa. councils and boards of trade of ;he territory affected assembled at Cole- man, Alberta, this clay re petition the Government of Alberts to use -the utmost means, at i c .iu- marid to promote the speedy construc- tion of-such railways as are in the guarantee of bonds and in the particular construction of such lines of railway from Macleod to Coien-an, thus affording the competitive mil- way facilities required. Fu support of this petition we would nvpf-ctfujly represent that within the ferit-ory af- fected are located mines r.he aggregate production .of which in the year was tons of coal and thus far for the current year 000 tons showing a large-incr use ovei the corresponding period of the pre- vious year. In addition the mines, in .question there have bean within the past year six entirely new coal mining product will be ready for the market in. large- tonnage within the ensuing twelve months. Again within- territory under discussion there are m-'iny of virgin coal lands known carry commercial coal whieh only await ;id equate railway facilities to become producing properties. The possibil- ities with regard to coke and sister products are also very great. Relative1 to other potential possibilities of the district- in question as regards rail- way tonnage possibilities we point out that at the town of Blairmore is be- ing constructed a cement .manufactur- ing plant, which will begin opera- tions within a. year and -will have a of barrels per day. Lumber manufacturing plant's now in operation produce an Aggregate feet of lumber daily; lime kilns in continuous operation produce 100 tons a day and brick makrng plants will be in operation within a year having a capacity of brick a day. RAILROAD FOR ALBERTA Ottawa, April Ki.'fpre the rail- way committee today W. E. Knowle-s presented a bill incorporating the Kootenay and Alberta Railway com- pany to build lines of railways, from a point on the main line of tho C.F.R. between Pincher and Cowley stations in Alberta westerly through North Kootenay Pass and southerly along- the valley .of the Flathead riv- er in British Columbia to the interna tional boundary, and from a point between Pincher and Cowley stations easterly and southerly through ths town of Pincher Creek, Fish-burn set- Cardston and along the val- ley of Lee's Crek to Coutts on the international was reported. boundary. The bill ALL KIDS GO HOME EARLY City Council Passes a Curfew By- law KINRADE INQUEST RESUMED TONIGHT Sensational Developments Are Anticipated In Ham- Hamilton, Out., April re- markable revival of public interest n the Kinrade mystery has been cro- ated by "the prospect of interesting developments on resumption of the nquest before the coroner tonight. Thfe long adjournment bas given the 3rown officials ample opportunity 'or picking up loose ends in one oi -he "most tangled skeins that ever was presented in the history of criminol- ogy and the prospects are that the results of their efforts will be shown u" some very startling evidence. While public opinion has veered to- vards the idea that only an open can be expected from the de- ibera-tions .of the jury, it is not rm- ikely that the denoument may b? of a. sensational character as incidents hat have marked the progress of the nquiry. Flummerfelt Talks On Strike The Jdds of the city will have to get in early oC the streets now, for the fire bell will ring at eight o'clock few by-law proposed by Chief G-i lies- pie. The by-law was read. Aid. Hatch said, ''that looks to me like a mighty good law." All the rest agreed and it went through, without a murmur from anyone.' Hereafter the fire bell will ring at nine o'clock each evening from November to'April inclusive, and at nine o'clock each evening from May to October, Jn. elusive, ami any youngster found loiteriiig on the streets or on the streets at all without guardianship of some sort, will come in for police attention. They will be warne'd and the parents will be warned if it oc: curs again. Should the parents' not do their duty in this regard they will be brought before the magistrate and fined ibr the first offence, 32 for the second and So for the third and succeeding offence. This applies to children under fourteen years of age. Another by-law appointing W. L. Currie assessor at a salary of a year under agreement, that can. be terminated by either party on thirty notice, was also passed, as was also one providing for the electrical installation in the city to meet the; conditions of the fire underwriters., j City Engineer Arnold made a state- ment to the council regarding the proposed changes to .be made .in the by-laws concerning streets and boule- vards. He will xnmke a report to the council on the matter at the next meeting. Aid. was anxious to know about the causes of the numerous COUNCIL CARNEGIE IS FOR MORE SURE WAR MONEY IS NEAR Need Of a Bigger and Calls On Nations To Better Fair In Intervene Between City.; I Big Powers PACIFIC COAST ELEVATORS Vice Pres. Whyte Should Control Export Ele- vators Vancouver, April Alberta Pacific Elevator and the Alberta Grain Company have both applied to the C. P. R. for elevator sites on Burrard Inlet. Similar requests have also been received from other said Mr. Whyte today. In' his opinion it will be more in the interests of trade that the control of export elevators here should remain in the hands of the railway company. Said he "The Canadian Pacific lUiltt-ay when the tune comes will be ready to take care of all the grain which seeks foreign markets via Vancouver." The matter the city taking over New. York, Apr. "That world the Agricultural Society's grounds conflict is threatened between Great "was 'up before the adjourned meeting Britain and Germany over their naval of the city .council last night. A armaments, was the declaration -of delegation composed of W. H. Fair- Andrew Carnegie today before the an- field, F. Colpinan and C. J. Eck- nual business meeting of the Peace storm appeared before the council. Society of which he is president. Mr. Fairfield -stated that the society "The time has come for the other was at sea .regarding the arrange- nations of the world to intervene be- ments for the 'fair until they knew tween the two disturbing what the council intended doing. The said Mr.' Carnegie. "Never in our directors fiatL it -impossible to put on day has the world's peace been so a fair ''under the present financial seriously .threatened. Britain, has dis- conditious that in keeping with covered in Germany a menace to her SURVIVORS OF CONFEDERATION KRONINGWAS MADE FIRE CHIEF A Well-Known Police Sergeant Gets the Job this rapidly existence. Germany having '-equal Mr. Eckstorrn rights upon the sea fails to recognize suggested that be none too the right of 'Britain io, continue for- much to .spend in improving the ever mistress of the and worthy of progressing district. Eight Of Them Were Ban- quetted At Ot- tawa Ottawa, April occasion of great historical interest was the ban- grounds so as to put on a suitable France, Japan and Russia are all j n quet of the Canadian Club to sur- fair. building Dreadnoughts which have F. Cplpmau was the spokesman for returned -to plague the inventor. Last the delegation and placed before the of all Austria announces ,that she lias council a very strong argument in resolved to build three Dreadnoughts, favor of the city taking over the an ominous decision indeed and sug- grounds. He said 'that the fair was gestive of 'a ereat and impp.nflirje dan- such, that the directors as well as gcr! the citizens -were ashamed of it. as a sman the two gi- "too smaU for this city and 'district. gantic fleets of Germany and Britain It had not been- a financial success wiu operate; often in sight of the before because we. did not have the other The topic of const.ant discus- people, But now the people are here sipB On every ship will be their rela- but they have been .used to such fairs tiye power the probable conse- as Toronto, Winnipeg. St. etc. quence of battle. The rival crews :lf they do not get something good regard each. other with SUSpiC- in. tlic water pipes. Mr. Ar- r Frank, Alta riVlt, president of the International using- wood pipe. Coal and Coke Company, Coleman, ar-j The report .of Chiof G-iliespie con- ived from Spokane this morning and i corning- the police offices and equip- ttended the convention of the Prai-; m-ent was referred to the license and ie and Pass Promotion League today, j police committee. There will be no During the day he made a speech i alterations made in the building U.D.- xpkining the attitude of the com-'! til it is >taken, off the hands'of the any in the" strike. As his company j contractors. upplied the C. P! E. largely, with.; A fence will be put around Supt. oal, he was unable to refer to the j. Jteid's house at the pumping station ailway question. the strike he j at a cost not to exceed aid: "While our men voted con-i There was a long" discussion over irmc operations and" renew the ex-; the application of .A. G-- jSTedham to sting agreement for a further period; be allowed to raise a part of his ley-'were overruled by the officials j house from one storey to two "storeys utside the camp who are not and. IJrj. height. Such an action is con- .lould not be directly interested in' j trary to .the building :by-Iaw techni- perations here. Conditions are 30; caliy although the 'fire risk is in- erious that we hesitate to say much. creased in no way thereby. however, it may be said the opera- The majority of the aldermen, final- ors cannot possibly yield to the de- ly decided to stay by the by-law. ands made-upon them and remain i control of their mines. Consequent- j r it might be distinctly to age of the employees and of. share- j olders in the companies and of the j ublic at large if a change were el- ected and the mines put on a non- nion basis. Not that we object to nio-ns or union men, we're in syjn- athy with them, but where coadi- ons are as good as they are in the nternational and wages as high: should be permitted to continue' bor at, their own pleasure. This ads me to believe that it would be dvisable to adopt the principle of on-union works through the entire istrict." here say little, but are prolonged strike. The aifway employees are beginning to id the effect of the closing of the lines. Over thirty train crews have een laid off in the last, few days, as lere is not vrork for them. Genge Gains By Recount (Special -to the Herald) Macleod, April As a result' of tlte recount of vote? demanded, by E. P. McNeill, the. defeated. in Macleod constituency; which .was, held here yesterday, Colin Genge has his majority increased from 14 to 15. GOES TO Toronto. April 21 Snider was committed this morning for trial for manslaughter. It is alleged that during a row following a drunken de- bauch one night two weeks ago. Sni- der killed James Dillon, with "a blow on the head using a bottle. here they will go to Calgary. The imi jealousy and hatred in this only grounds are a great asset and worth truly 'reflecting' the feelings, of putting into; good shape for a fine theh. countrymen.-. "Under such strain fair. They ''could be fitted up for an a mere spark will suffiCe- some day, .ideal recreation grounds, which is a {ew marilies ashore. from ships of :one of the city's greatest needs at rival will have an encounter present. The city must either give a perhaps3 under the influence of .li- grant to tide over this year or'quor they wiU exchange blows. One .take over the grounds or there would win be. thdre will be blood be no fair unless for special shedj and lo> the passions of -'the attractions could; be raised .on the people of the two countries, will business-' streets. The people com- swecp even-thing- before them. Thus plain that the races are not good, any trifle cause a war." but would like to see the man Britain and Germany are only two who could put on two days' racing of the great naval powers. There .are on as they did last He otller countries which have a 'right suggested that a good man. be plac-.to be ]ieard in this crisis so clanger- in charge and allowed to. work on ous to an siuce all are.. forced to a plan for the improvement of the jer under the present conditions." grounds. The city should run it on _ _ a business like basis.. The aldermen all seemed favorable to the project. Aid. Hatch and Aid. decreased rather than increased the value o; the property. I In' reply to Acting Mayor Bow- man's -statement that the previous had not reported as -to the amount, of money needed, Mr.' Fairfield said it was hard to esti-, .mate the improvements until they' knew what money was available. It :is their ambition to get the Domin-': aou Exhibition when next it came to', They would Eventually more than-..perhaps, the i Yesterday some, members of the School Board' went over the.new Cen- tral School with Mr. Charles of Char- les Wal-sh, of Winnipeg, to inspect the heat regulating system installed by the firm in the school. The sys- tem was. operating and seemed very satisfactory. "It is very interesting and simple wTien explained- The Powers temperature control system installed in the new Central School is an automatic which maintains, a constant-tempera- ture in each room. In the basement oi the school is a neat, little air com- pressor: run by' an electric motor which supplies the compressed air for operating- the system. There is an OAvners all along the banks from j automatic switch on the compressor THE JAM AT NIAGARA Lewiston, N. April Oliver said it was. time the citv as-'menacing, with true-glacial delibera- sun.ed the burden previously carried the ice 3am sal1 se..... by individuals. Aid. 'said waters of the lower Niagara that tbe_-.present policy of patching In twenty-four hours-.the, .ponderous mass has not moved forward a hairs 'breadth. Residents and prop2rty vivors of the first Canadian Parlia- ment tonight- in the-' Parliamentary restaurant. Many of the-most dis-. tinguished men in Canada's public and private life were present, includ- ing eight of the .survivors of the con- federation, Sir Mackenzie Bowell, Sir James Grant, Hon. John Costigan, Hon. Wm. Ross, Hon. G. B. Baker; Sheriff Hager of Prescbtt, Basile Be- noit, Mr. G. C. Edwards. The president of the Canadian Club presided and among those at the ta- ble oi honor were Earl Gray, Sir Wil- frid Laurier, 'R. .Borden, Speaker Marcil, Hon. R. W. Scott, Hon. Frank Oliver and Senator Kerr. Heat Regulators In New School Chas. F. Kroning is appointed chief of the nre brigade and building inspector. There were lots of appli- cants for the position, some of them very good men, and some who had little or no qualification for the posi- tion. 'The three who were finally voted upon by the aldermen were J. H. Thomas, Gus Neidig, and the suc- cessful applicant. Among the. other applicants were Capt. John Mc- Grath of the Calgary brigade, Capt. Chas. Hill of the Brandon, brigade. Assistant Chief J. B. .Priest of Sel- kirk, 0. Gunderson of Montreal who had been fire chief in three Norweg- ian cities, Chas. Sellens of Leth-' bridge who had been a fire chief in Kngland, A. of Oak Lake, Geo. HQuk, 1-ethbritige; Geo. Cribb, Lethbridge, and. Norman Knowles, Winnipeg. There -were appli-" cations for building inspector alone and for positions on. the paid fire brigade. While the appointment was being made there was considerable ..discus- sion on having the positions of fire chief and building inspector united. The expressed sentiment of. the .coun- cil was that it would not be. very, long before the building operations tn the city would require all the Queenstown to. Lake Ontario, are pan- ic stricken fearing riot so "much an- other rise in the river as the sudden am; Four Boilers Blew Up give this year. Mr. Bowman ;it necessary to have' an idea of the amount so as to sub- mit a by-law to the., people for the Toronto, Ont., April an explosion, which was heard a great distance one of the four big boilers amount. The annual cost of mam- in the extensive conservatory of Millei .Son., Bracondale, blew up at 1.30 o'clock this afternoon. i The force of the explosion complete- ly demolished... the boiler house and t the remaining three boilers, and raz- ed to'4be ground .four score of hoi i houses. Twenty-three men i about the place had narrow escapes I from flying glass, bricks and pieces of machinery, blowing into the air which fell all about them, but no one was seriously injured although most tenance would come ;out of the ta.xes. Aid. Hatch, said the-grounds were worth at least and that a debenture indebtedness for that sum would not be too much. On the suggestion of Mr. Bowman, Mr.; Fairfield promised to submit a' writ-; ten report with on estimate of the money required in the course of a few BIG TORNADO and stops the mo-tor. compressed air is deHvered to a large it is stored and fil- tered and; then delivered by a sys- tem of .small pipes to or'heat regulators which are'located one in eacli room. 'A return line runs. to. the diaphragm, xadiator valve on ''each i-acliator from the thermostat ia that room. The instrument' can be set .at any degree of heat between 60 and 80 and .when the desired tem- perature! is reached the thermostat acts and allows compresed air to pass through to the diaphragm Valve and closes off the steam in the radiator. When the room" cools down a degree or two the radiator valve is-opened and the room warms up again. TWO PRO BALL GAMES New York, April two pro- fessional ball games yesterday. St. Louis defeated Cincinnati at the lat- ter place in a National League game by 9 to 5 and Boston winning from Philadelphia in an American League fill" were somewhat cut or bruised. If contest in the- former city by 6 to 2. A LETHBRIDGE CAR AT SEATTLE CHAPTER OF EASTERN STAR A. C. Messer has received a petition for charter to form a chapter of the Eastern Star in this city. The East- ern Star is a branch of Masonry that is devoted to the ladies. There are at present only two chapters in -Al- berta. In all probability a be formed. All communications regard- ing the matter should be forwarded to Mr. Messer at once in order that the chapter may be organized at once. O. TV. Kerr Co. have another party of United A Good Way To Advertise This Growing The Dominion Express company will be urged to enlarge their delivery limits in the city. Westminster Road. Baroness Road, London Road and Smith St., were suggested as the boun- daries. Messrs. Hatch and C'mybeare will Hits Cleveland With Terrific Cleveland, Ohio. April per- sons were killed and nine fatally hurt and at. least fifty injured and property valued at more than was destroyed by a tornado which swepi i tlurotigh Cleveland and Northern OMo i yesterday. The storm came on sud-' denly and lasted only five minutes. At 12.30 o'clock the sun was shining.! At .12.33 Cleveland was shrouded in darkness. From the Northeast, off prepare a resolution in regard to a the lake came a gale blowing 66 mil-! 'general municipal law to be present WILL CREATE A NEW PORTFOLIO ed to the Associated Boards of Trade todav at the Alexandra. Messrs.- landseekors in from the The Board of Trade Council met; convention at Saskatoon. F. Downer made a suggestion that a private car be procured Carlson, Cunningham and McNiCol ;Board Trade, so that citizens conid were appointed a -committee to pre-; travol in a body to the Seattle Fair pare plans for the publicity building and steep and dine in the car while on the square. The idea of a high there. The car would be decorated salaried publicity commissioner was j in such a way as to advertise the abandoned for this year, as of j city. The idea was well received and the city council's grant lo de- j the secretary will endeavor to make voted to this building. arrangements for the car. es an hour. In its wake followed n j sheet of rain ;inOt hail which fell j with terrific force. Tn the rain, pcdestrianb were blown from i Labor Bill Introduced By Premier At Ottawa Ottawa, Ont., April Wilfrid, their feet and hurled against build.' will shortly introduce a. big while in many cases they were in the Commons calling into existence Tn hh fill s which filled the still in China where he went as a clolfgate of Great Britain to the In- ternational Opium Congress. He is engaged in looking into Orien- tal immigration question but is cv- to return home shortly. Hon. Mr. Brodeur has decided to send Col. Anderson, chief engineer [of the department, to Niagara Falls, the situation caused by ict- Jam. He will act in connec- n with the American authorities. The .department has bf-en asked to time and attention of a man. And, moreover, as the city was.-: growing so rapidly and was so scattered it would soon be necessary to have-one or two more-fire halls which would give the fire chief plenty to do. Aid- Hatch predicted that in two years there would be three fire -halls an .the city and inside of a year they would have, to place .one somewhere: along Westminster Road. Aid. Bowman remarked that- no one a year ago could predict the growth of this, year and it is only beginning. The people will have to realize that Letbbridge being so scattered, cover- ing such a large area, is going to be a most expensive city to govern. There is no comparison in the cost of providing ior a city like Lieth- bridgc- and a compact city like Med- icine Hat and others. Aid. JHatch inquired of Chief ,Gll- lespie as to whether he could spare Sergt. Kroning at once to allow him to go to Edmonton ipr a week to study the brigade, there. The chief in agreeing, said that he was very sorry to lose Kroning oft.the force but he was glad to see him promoted for.' he deserved it. The new fire chief, Sergt. Kroning, is at present on the city police force. For sonic time he was driver for Fire Chief Egan, of the Boston fire brigade, and later went to Tampa, Florida, at the reqiest of Chief'Har- ris. He became lieutenant and late captain in that force and resign- ed because" climate.: He has had at. Winnipeg as a waterwor foreman asclM go'od references from all these places, new chief has always shown an -am- bition to do his efficient manner duty in the. most possible, and as a policeman in. the city has .establish- ed an enviable record. THIS YEAR'S CROP Figuring on Increased ern Canada Will Hava Big Yield Winnipeg, Man., April Fowler, seeret.iry of" the. Northwest' Grain Dealers' Association said today: The natural increase in acreage this year will be about 800 thousand acres, at a rough estimate. This is the re- sult of lands thrown open and home- steading. The acreage last year was about, six million seven hundred thousand. This year it will be about seven million .five hundred thousand acres, at an average crop of 17 or 18 bushels to an acre, which is a small one. This will mean an increase in the estimate of last year of .about bushels. This added to.-the estimated one hundred million _bush- els of last year will be seen to make this year's bushels. Of course, this is taking ivcry advantage and disadvantage ;in- to consideration. ROOSEVELT Apr. 2UV--RoOseveU ar- rived this evening. Roofs were lifted t i i j j i hurled down and strongly smokestacks and chimneys e air. t f prOTnise to laboring inter- ,r off houses. -walls 4I Sftnd the 1CC breaker, 'Lady Grey, v braced demol- j 4I some time apo, this detcrnuna- announced. W- Mackenzie ished. tn some instances roofs wore King, M.P.. for North Waterloo, carried three hundred feet. bo minister of labor. Mr. King to smash up the-jam but this cannot be done because the vessel is in Mont- real and the canals aro not yet open to navigation. The Conservative leader In Nova Scotia Legislature introduced legislature asking for an inquiry into the conduct of provincial depart- ments. It is alleged that patronage it rife and there ia no system of ten- ;