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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 24, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. H. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, APRIL 24, 1909. Ha 113. THE ICE BEGINS TO MOVE OUT Conditions Much Im- proved At Niagara Falls Youngstown.. N. Y., April Niagara river, by ploughing its own channel during the night deprived the engineers of both need and the opportunity of discharging the two ton blast of dynamite planned yester- day by Assistant Superintendant Henry at the close o: yesterday's op- erations. At Fort Niagara the water level fell eight inches during the night and most' of the soft, pulverized ice, smashed by the previous explosions was washed down stream. A large open area appeared on the Canad- ian side of the stream.. The crack at Lewiston developed into four acres of running water, the ice nearly all floated out off the whirlpool and the water sank lower in the vicinity of the balls. The pack seems to be disintegrating throughout its entire length .and no danger is longer fear- ed at any point. YOUNG TURKS VICTORY The Garrisons At the Turkish Capital aurrender Constantinople, icn in the Tasch April Kischla barracks MAY DROP THE BILL Ottawa, April -T.-; is i pro bability of the insurance bill not be ing put through sion owing to .''ii.- d- sii tiie n em bers to bring th yesterday. is president and TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS. receive a fee. j It is the -intention "of the B. G. In addition-to this all the entrants government, in conjunction with the to the competition were to receive C. P. JJ., to. establish fruit cooling one-quarter 6f one per cent, for their plants in B. C. j Gray secretary'. Twenty-one men joined. The unio'n interviewed Mr. James j.Ashcroft, the. owner and operator of j the mine., and presenting -the Fernie j agreement to him-asked him to sign 'it. Our information is that he re j fused to do so and that the men refused to go to work this morning. The Herald up to the time of going to press- has not been' able to see jMr. Ashcroft to get confirmation r.v denial of these reports. They' come from what ought to be authentic Robert. s> i Thos i nS lf- not Pnze winners.' Supt. Wilcox, of the Canadian Unless they was Port Arthur division.' will sources however. livered from .the Coal is bein mine, in the de- city today but it is probably coal that was mined before this morning. If the reports are correct, the people of the city and the farmer's .of '-the surrounding country will be up against it hard for' coal for domestic uses and to the numerous steam ploughs that have been get- ting their -coal at this mine. Hospital Tenders 4 Were Too High the amount expected, the Board Mr. Gait, who has replied that they had better revise the speci- fications so as to bring them within the amoxmt provided for the build- ing. on Seventh avenue, between First i Geo. Cobly is retiring from business, and Second streets east, yesterday] Harvey Murphy his partner will Andrew Creek, is Ho states that the' storm has not been good on the new-born calves. but that stoc'A generally is in good shape. Frank Crismon, of Spring Coulee, reports everything well at that point Ita winter wheat is coming along nicely. Alvin Goble is rejoicing over the arrival of a boy at 'his home. morning resulted in the death of two workmen and serious injury to a third workman. Davkl Schacfer aud Harry Wolanska Nrere the' unfortun- ate men killed, and Heinrich Wilhelm suffered terrible injuries, receiving a broken lag and two crushed ribs. The accident happened without any warning. These three men wero working in the trench seven feet be- low the surface that was to toe used to lay. new. city water main pipes, when a great mass of earth caved in and completely buried them alive- All the other workmen possible to get were brought to the rescue to dig for their lives to affect a speedy rescue of the unfortunate men. It took seven minutes of hard work to free them. Wolanska out unconscious, but was- brought Sohaefer and Wilhelm were both conscious. Am- bulances were ready and conveyed the three victims to the hospital, where two of them died shortly nfter arrival. One died from a crushed skull and the other had his chest caved in. continue the. dry goods and clothing business. Permits Issued For New Theatre The following permits have been issued for new buildings Miko Supina, north ward cigar factory 250.00 William Williams, Glyn street, residence William Williams, Glyn street, rcsidenco 1.800.00 William Johnson, Ernest street, dwelling 1.650.00 Samuel Griffith. Bompas St., stores and theatre Thomas .rhair. Cutbill street, residence Juduon Hoseburgh, Arth- ur street, dwelling 250.00 S, Davis, Duff addition, cottage 600.00 The tenders-for the ,new hospital all been returned, -being too high. The tenders were opened at the recent regular meeting of the ANTIPODEAN EDITORS Calgary, Alta., April Can- Miau Pacific Sailway Irrigation' Co. are .just in receipt of a eomnranica- ,tran from the head office in Mont- real staiin? that the editors from intimated that submitted. .could-'be replace Supt. Dawsev of the Dauptun -pi division, who has' resigned. Today all the members .of .the of Virginia, will take board expressed in-strong terms their headb disapproval of. what term quarters'at Port ArthurT regular holdup." Fred A. Lee, the Saskatoon, bank, "Before we. will give said one. clerk, who absconded with ST'OOO be- "we will send away for plans. -We 'longing to the Northern Crown bank.; are willing-.to do what is. right, but his guilt and was commit- do not believe, in this, kind of roh-yted for .trial today. He -was'taken bery." 'to Prince Albert jail. This- appears. to be the general''feel- the board are now onlyi awaiting: a reply from Edmonton, fore taking the steps they deem nee-! v essary. Building -would of :the Finest in the RAYMOND'S OPERA HOUSE mem-ed .this.-week but'for the delay plans, as the. .bonds been sold, ed by a Local Company Raymond, April new op-" era is finished. It will be in have. already.. school board are .anxious by B. S. Young plete the "work before, ithe school; 4n.tlie play "Arizona." Many arer, children go back next Jiol- expected' from the neighboring- towns-- i.for the opening. Over 300. children ;..are at The scenery for the opera-house- attending the old school, and so in- j arrived 'in Lethbridge yesterday at 3 adequate are the facilities that th6-: p.m. on a special train. Teams were city has been compelled to -rent a, j there from Haymond" to haul the room up town to be used a tern-'scenery, over. Men worked all night porary school house. Even' with to get the houhe ready for tonight, this, they arc riot able cope w.ithj Raymond 'has one of the finest the- the-situation, and in many of. the: atres in. Western.; Canada. The seat- primary classes it was found neces- I ;ng capacity is eight hundred, six New Zealand and Australia will-stop j sary to sPlit them in two and have j hundred can sit on the main floor, oif in Calgary on May 10th at mid- 'night and remain over till the next day. COALDALE NEWS Coaldale, April C. P. R. are" going' to build a new loading platform here, and also a pump housa the lumber being already Hospital board and being higher than 01> the these A VILE DEED Selkirk, Man., April Cham bers, of Cloverdale had a valuable team of horses stolen from him last night. Before leaving the set fire to bis barn and destroyed seventeen head of catte. Provincial Constable Baker is working on the case. LETHBRIDGE'S GROWTH evidence of the growth of Lethbridfee is in the amount of water used in the city. In March, 1908, there was an average of 000 gallons per day used. In March of this year the daily average consumption was gallons. This shows an increase of nearly thirty- five per cent, during the year. During thhe same time the number water consumers has increased from 49] in March 1908, to 706 in March, 1900, an mcreaae of forty-three per cent, in one The American Farming company have struck water on their farm near here. They report a good vein at 184 feet. It was just after that vein had been struck that the unfortun- ate accident happened which cost Mr. White his life. Rev. Mr. Gordon was out Monday and christened the infant son of Mr. Suggitt. The Ladies' Aid Society meet last week at the home of Mrs. Depew The next meeting will be at Mrs. De- Kenzie's on April 28th. THROUGH TRAINS TO PORTLAND Want Reciprocity With Canada Detroit, April the adop- tion this afternoon of resolutions de- manding a reciprocity maximum and minimum provision in the tariff bill now pending in Congress, the crea- Lion oi a permanent tariff commis- sion and the immediate opening of reciprocity negotiations with Canada, the conference of representatives of tes and commercial organizations called by the Detroit Board of Trade to consider the improvement of trade relations with Canada adjourn- ed. P. F. Collier, founder and publish- er of Colliers Weekly, died suddenly in New York. one half attend in the morning and and two hundred m the gallery On the other half in the afternoon. the parquet are located also i lobby, stairways, cloak room and check room. The floor is raised, at; the back. It is on. jetts so it can i lowered for dances. j The stage is very large and is wall j lighted. Electric Lr.g-hts are installed throughout the ..building-.. Tbs ho'usa j is well heated and ventilated. j There are ffour' outside doors from the mam floor leading to the; street. two doors leading from the .lobby to I the street, and two side doors.. There" i are .also two doors from.the- stage. j A good sidewalk has been "built from Broadway to. the opera Tiouse, j Mr. Burt Duke, 'who has -been in _________ .England for over two years on a mission, has received his release and Commencing May 2nd, 1909, anew' return to Raymond soon. i Mr. Workman, of Taber, is in Ray- Time Table Arranged For the New Service Of C.P.R. train service will be operated be- i mond on business. twecn St. Paul, Spokane and Port- i The comedy, Charlies Aunt. land. The westbound will leave St-' was not played in Raymond .'Wednes- Pjjul at 10k, Coleridge 1.30k, Leth-'