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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 26, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL. II. LETHtfRIDGE, ALBERTA. MONDAY, APRIL 26, 1909. NO. 11.4. HEADING FOR SAM HUGHES FOR CLARESHOLM: HAo WAR THE CROW'S NEST Keen Contest For Rail- road Right Of Way Public Meeting To Discuss; Important Money By-Law FEVER Great Falls, April special to the Tribune from Kalispell says The contest for railroad right of way in rthe Flathead country grows more interesting and warm. Last Thursday tho Great Northern surveyors on the lake shore were ordered to obtain all the supplies and men who could be gotten, and rush the work between Kalispell and the Northern made known finish in two Pacific and it was that they intended to Claresholm, April held last night to air publicly the matters of the borrowing of for water and light was a very good one and was well attended. Mayor Draws Awful Picture Of a Coming j Conflict eliminated with the remark, "Oh hell the police will be there only tern- Iporarily." Aid. Hatch is one of the kickcru, j ami yet as chairman of the firs. I water and light committee he has i not once interviewed me in respec'; j to any fault to be found in th- j building, and retiring: Chief Fowltr j informs me that Mr. Hatch has not j found fault when speaking to him. Yet he is suddenly filled with indig- j nation about faults which if they ex- ist he has had some months of office bearing in which they could have been corrected. Berserk. SOLDIERS SULTAN ARE! WANT CITY TO Guelph, Ont., April KENTUCKY CASES Frankfort, Ky., April Wilson today cleaned the Kentucky Court of all charges growing out of the murder in January, 1900 of Sen- of the water and light question in Rockies "in O77j Wm: was declared by the Legislature to have been elect- ed except those' hanging over States evidence witnesses in the Frost gave a summary of. the the snow melts" from peaks of the Claresholm and stated that the Britain may be embroiled in one of council had done what they thought was best in the matter. He appealed to the people to support the council. Many speakers followed, most of in favor of the borrowing the most unfortunate and terrible wars that history of the world has seen." Thus Col. Sam Conspiracy, by granting par- M.P., express himself before Guelph St. George's Society in speaking of! before tnal to Governor cheme. In opposition one merchandise present European Taylor and former Secretary of State Chas. Finlay, fugitives in the state T thought the taxes were too high and] -.Germany is most over-rated power Indlana ioT nmc that the cost was too much. An- j jn the worl-d today Germans are other said that the property had months. But on Sat- beeii inflated in value, which was re- urday a wire order came from bt- flrted bv who stated that tl battle Qf Paul telling them to pull camp and rush all the men and supplies to the Xprth Fork country, and report to the. engineer in charge there, for work on the line north to the Crows Nest coal fields. For several days the Milwaukee people have been push- not as goofl %hters as the .Russians who were driven to defeat at the y Englishmen at raise in the assessment represented of ten to one, and many of the Tib more than the value of their pro- perty. Another-stated that was a lot of money to spend for water for 1000 people. Several ask- ed as to the question of -drainage and were told that this would BRIOTfP. SCARE Refuse To Surrender Quarters Near the Palace The Price Asked By Card- ston Dealers Price OfHay Cards ton, April Brown and son Asa returned from Utah yesterday. Asa has been attending I the L.D.S. University at Salt Constantinople, April 26.-Two Uuring' tke wintcn Mr' Brow" reports the weather as cold ami stormy in Utah very similar to that. dred of the Sultan's Albanian sol- diers stationed at the Imperial pal- ace at Yildiz persistently refused to- day to surrender their quarters which are adjacent to the main gates of the palace enclosure. Although these men have not fired on any one their steadfast refusal to submit- and be disarmed is very annoying to Schef- which we have had here. .Lawrence Brown, son of H. AT. Brown, came Urged To Assume the Ownership Of Fair Grounds The Agricultural Society at a. meeting1 on Saturday night de- south. He has in attended the cided to ask the city to take over the fair grounds at once, and with. their request made no conditions as- today irom the L ito expenditure except pres- ent net indebtedness be assumed. A- E. Humphries and F. Colpman were- appointed a committee to visit other places, to secure information as to i.-f D i, u i r, j th'-e an-d arrangement of xet Pasha who is arranging- to at- Cardston in the course of the next! -to draft a submit to the council should they Young university at Provo and his friends say he has made splendid tack them and force their surrender unless they do as he requires. The in his music. J. W. V.'oolf. 31.P.P., will return to !ardston ir two weeks. A car of coal was brought into ing operations along the North Fork to follow and that'the council of the Flathead river, and it is said that they have now five crews at work.. The Great Northern on that line.has been equally well represent- ed by surveyors, but fear of the loss of the best pass through the moun- tainous country, has caused the com- already had estimates. On the whole it looks as if the by-law .will pass. If it does not several prominent citi- zens state they will quit the town. The Turf Association made a caa- vass for a few more shares to up the grounds and in a few hours to. call, the lake crews to soid about ?600 worth, at this important point. It is under- j We were pleased to meet a rep- are now 10 crews j sentative of the Albertan here yjs terd'ay. Weather keeps lit'tle "snow at times.' stood that there of the Great Northern in this field. With: 15 crews and the neces- sary camp 'men, packmen and river- men' there 300 men now em- ployed; by the two roads in this field and the number is increasing .daily. v.'th Melville G. DeWolffe, aged 63 years; one-of Kentville, N. S.., best; known. Anyone who has not been in -direct; citizens; drowned himself in the touch with this locality does not j Cornwall' river; Efe' had been in ill realize ..the. .cause for. the keenness of j health.. for .some time. At one time the competition.. is, brought ;about Mr. DeWolffe had been president of by..the fact that there is but one the Maritime Board of Trade. available pass through these moun- tains, and it is enough for two roads. That both outfits have been -compelled to keep a of Doesn't Take Any Stock In To Canada British were lads under seventeen! years of age." Thus did the mem- j ber of Victoria-Haliburton set forth' his opinion of the prowess of Ger- many. He endeavored to show the program that nation was endeavoring, to follow our in taking Austria, j then the G erman provinces of Prus-' sia. to be followed by the acquisi-; tion of Denmark and Norway. "Germany does not need to invade England, but let her get supremacy' of the seas which surround the little j island, and cut off the tra-de of the world, and .within a week .Britain would be forced to succumb withou an--attack being-'made." This was an appeal to Canada to the navy for -the It was. in fcr tection of Iceland. Canada, he FinsburV) who said, should send five correspondent -repaired to the scene j Cardston yesterday-tie first coal of this threatened trouble. "Some of j some two weeks-and was sold like his majesty's children are disobed- remarked the officer command- ing the approach to the gates of the palace' in reply to a question. "We have placed a battalion of Macedon- j ian Volunteers which are in close range and -we're, awaiting only the hot cakes. "The ask per ton and people who buy think that a large price for coal. The for- mer price 'was ton. Mrs. P. P. Thomas is home again after spending the winter with rela- Montreal, April J. Allen Baker> for Fiiisburg in the Bri- tish House .of Commons, one of. the 11 Canadians now sitting in imperial i parliament who the. city., does 3 not-' believe." in., the .German: mvasion arrival of the artillery before making i a final demand for surrender. If this "fe refused we must attack." The Macedonians referred behind the series of long terra, cotta walls .300 and 400 yards from the Albian's barracks'.: Their''cartridge belts .were full. "As. the officer Vas speaking a number of Macedonian volunteers, mostly men of- independ- ent position, were- arriving, on the scene in cabs and carriages to have i rives and friends in the south. trophy. snow shovelers -ahead of'the'linemen i is all tho more convincing of their and expense is the least considered factor. The Great Northern men have ev- ery, advantage, in transferring their men' arid supplies, and evidently arc not jfOing to let their present Kalis- pell business ,of a .million and a quar- ter per annum slip from their grasp without a struggle. The Great North- ern right of way man, 0. G. Clay, of St. Pa'ui, who purchased the present right of way to Somers and Rexfprd at the .time of construction ..there several years ago, is in the city and while still occupying the same posi- tion''-'with the company, seems' to have lost his tongue about the new struggle is concerned. L TO Mr. Macdonald Deals With References ILiifV'i Made In Council To Fire Hall James A. Macdonald; architect, ad: This was Iution epreciating heavj- military The Earl Grey "Musical and Dra- and navy .but' .being" matic competition was- brought to anisick' Ms seconder acceded to request. end on Saturday, .night. The musical leader and '.the resolution was trophy went i6 "the Ottawa College Music, the present noiuers of the'! Kaker; in .an expres- jsed; himself "in the- strongest' -terms lagiiinst the, advisability..- of_. the jtion giving away to p're- jtentiojis of those who are working I up the German scare. He "also Tegfe't- ted see that Canada had been j stampeded' into some tl fwas of very, pretty, he said, .'to see Australia, NeSv.. Zealand and (Canada coming up one after the other and'" offering practical" "'assist ance" to the mother country in case of .war, but he _ added tliat. the imperial.' au- ithorities had no real need of any i such aid at present time, although jie admitted that it be kn ob- .jject to Germany, showing ''to the Kai- refused. I then provided eei< the practical side of imperial Prepared the reso- a share in the final engagement. The S.cultari artillerj''. barracks which yes- threatened to bombard Con- stantinople, were fully evacuated during the night. The men who were in-the: barracks are prisoners and camped- night" in an adjacent .On account of the late storms, hay is rather scarce in these parts. Hay- is selling for per ton at pres- ,ent. _ The infant of Mr. and Steele i at Aetna, is verjr sick. Itr. Steele is the principal of the school at that .village. "Charlie's played by the Jeanne Russell; company, was well received last night. A baby girl at the home of Ernest Bates. Mother and "daughter doing well. .The surveyors have been running lines on the west: and'south of the the past ten' days. Either location site. decide to take over tht; grounds. President W; H..? Fairfield occupied the chair: Among the directors pre- sent were.: "M- Hatch. C. j; F. Colpman, A. E. D. J. Whitney. A- E. Eastoniahu. j; ,F. Rodgers.: Sec- retary Burnett' read the "usual of letters, ;f rom 'show companies- with "the best-shoxv .put under ..can- Mr. Colpman, gave. of 'interview -with the council about tak- "iff- the, grounds, over, and reiterated rhe views he expressed" on occa- sion, after which the chairmaii that this meeting ha {jet the .views -Qit... to formulate 'a -.sta'ment for ..the council. A-ld. Hatch, that .the co luncil; be, submit ;a for woald bes required: to .meet the indebtedness of the society, from to 000 to 000 or, etc., .the .balance would make a' fine depot} ;in.; generaL dresses; the following letter to .Thej quarters'as-best I could.-..-. Eac-Alderr unity. Herald COMING BACK Ottawa, April is understood that. Deputy Postmaster General Coulter's rtrip to Australian States- and Zealand in respect to the' All-Red Lines project has" not been frituless. He, leaves Australia for. London on April 27th. Exact standing of nego- not" be made known un: til Dr. Coulter reaches-Ottawa. FUNERAL OF J. A. JONES The funeral of the late J, A. Jones took place yesterday and was large- ly': 'attended.'. Rev. -j. s. rec- tor of' Augustin's, conducted the service at the church and the grave; At the latter- place, the Sons of Eng- land ceremony was performed by "the -who attended in a body, led by Bros. W. J. Wade and Ralph Davidson. The Sons of England ,tlie local branch, of the.Iater- 'natidnal Typographical .Union at- tended in a body. members of latter, union, Messrs. Nicholson; Smitli; Kelsey; Jones and Maveety- were the pallbearers. Tie floral tributes were many, and so.me of them, unique. The Typo- j graphical Union sent a large "3.0" and. the Sons of England a large j man-Cunningham strongly1 objectetl! Mr. Baker said there could be no The new. Fire HaU seems to be the to .the building used for any possible doubt as to -the fallacy of subject of much adverse criticism other purpose than He the contention that Germany "had from members of the city council and I was over-ruled .and .the police were been hiding away Dreadnoughts and I incidentally get a rap- jia with Chief Gillespie verjMuuch I that by the end" of 1912" she would One- raembei-of the-'council; tender- j to the where he appears- tojleave Great Britein in the rear THE No Strike At In Calgary There was .not" any" strike at Ash- croft's mine after all. The union DO demands were ed on the erection of the building, have remained ever since, and at the time declared it an A one j 1 then received instructions to pre- building now he saysjt is a dis- j pare quarters for the city staff; and grace to the cityl What has caused j after again protesting that satisfac- as regards naval superiority. ;it was true, he added; that Ger- many would bave thirteen ships of Dreadnought type in her navy at the ber says the engine room is too T did .the best I could. short, that he stepped it off, etc. As .Caretakers' quarters two his change of front? Another mem- j t'ory-'-quarters could be prodded-, j erid of 1912 if her present plans car- Tied out in their entirety "but it is contrary to facts to endeavor to make, people believe Germany has been lay- ing down keels unknown to the war lords of the British Empire. At the "end- of 1912, he while a matter of fact he; does not know i rooms for the police had then to be the length in feet and inches, j'orj provided, and in the end the build- bis information I will state that it j ing does not give satisfactory quar- ia longer than any engine room in j ters for either the city .staff or .the Edmonton, Calgary or.Medicine Hat. j police..' I. declared this at the time, Germiany: would twelve -or longer than it is proposed to be in'the contract was let, but was the new Central .Fire Hall to be j formed that the staff and police erected in Calgary; I have in my i quarters were only temporary. Ever thirteen ships of the Dreadnought type. England would have twenty but there is another thing to bs con- possession a plan of the building as since the building .was started' 'yar-jsidered. There will be perhaps thirty- prepared by Chief Smart; it shows j ious city officials have had' their, say [British battleships carrying the same about, this and that one wanting one j number of guns almost equal to the thing and another, another, and Dreadnought class for speed against each one wanting the best" of it to-which Grermany would only' be ab.: the disadvantage of the other. I to bring ships which the British Vaults were ordered in and out would consider fit for the scrap heap. S.-O: E. inside of it rest- ing1 on a pedestal and shaft. JThe Herald and several personal friends also Mint 'flowerir. Phone Line To a clear length of 36 feet, except where their ladder truck stands, and here the length is only 42 feet 6 in- ches, as against 46 feet in our. Fire Hall. Chief Smart's plans shows stalls four feet three, inches wide..In our hall the stalls are four feet wide whicH. is the standard width of sin- gle stalls for livery stables. It is lie down in a stall of this width. ..As a matter of fact they can and do. further, every horseman knows that a single stall should never be be- tween four and m width'as there ;danger of a. casting himself in such a stalE In planning the building I wished to give five ;feet providing for only six horses, taut provision for nine-was-insisted upbn and I had perforce to do the beat I could un- der -the circumstances." I was first made on Mr. Ashcroft on Saturday, In fact the mine 'turned out the larg- est daily output yet on. Saturday; There was no trouble between Mr. Ashcroft and the men. This morning they" got together and Mr7 Ashcroft signed up am agreement with the newly formed union. To the Herald Mr. Ashcroft stated that he had no object-ion to signing the agreement as men were asking for no -more than they ought to and: that the terms of the agreement were pust as good to him as conditions were before. -Mr. Naismith Calgarj-, Alta., April all the coal mines, in Alberta' with the exception of one small one at Frank are now idle, is the information brought to town by Mr. P. L. Nai- pmith, manager of '-the Collieries, who anived Saturday.. Mr. Naismith was "not inclined to discuss the strike to. any great extent. 'Frank Sherman has called all the men he said. "They are .now "It means but one thing" he aver- red -later, "arid that 'is a prolonged general strike of all the coal min- ers-m Alberta.- Mr; W. F. Little; of Canmore again. true in refer-" Mr. Baker then spolse of the great 'out at, Taber, and everywhere else _3 f S-- ence to stalf floorsV" also. And one mistake Canada would mate if she clever alderraan now 'sugges'ts that were stampeded into a large expendi- cell rooms be turned on their jture for naval and military purposes. sides to provide more room. This is a brilliant idea worthy of the i great brain in which it was conceiv- ed, provided he can find a place put these rooms when they are so! turned. If ho can do so I would sus-{ gest that the extra space so ed be used as a, lunacy trard. witji; the clever alderman as' its first and' Baptists Build At Blairmore permanent occupant. Blairmore, April Baptists j of iYank and Blairinore have let the Objections have been raised to the j contract to Frayer and Sinclair, of height of the ceilings in ceil'! Blairmore', for the building of their rooms. They arc 18 feet in height, new church in the north east quarter the same as the other rooms on this of the Blairmore townsite. The instructed .to prepare plans for e. floor, and the ceilings work .commeBces on the 26th. at a building: -100' feet sqxiare combining would not give poorer ventiUtlon.j cost of two thousand dollars, .In civic.rofDces hail, and pre- but would leave a dead space addition two lots, one of which has pared, plansj in Accordance with these any false ceiling, thiw increasing! been given by Mr. McKenzie, of Mac- ,.W.' A. Buchanan, M.P.P., took up the matter of the extension of the Government Telephone System to Coutts and Milk Rivor. with Hon. W. H. Cushing; and a reply has reccrved -from'-the. Minister of Works stating that the line be extended from to this year. is not certain whether the department can under- take further extension to tho boundary this year. instructions, lit was then found that danger in the event nof fire. Ieod.; the other rpurchaaed W lots: to ihe owned byj Chief Gillcspie says no rooms are' tho. church for .Five hundred the city could not be obtained ex-] providc-ii for single policemen. dollars have already isubscrlbcd cept at an exhorbitant price, and I j are two rooms provided. He says in j and it js expected the many friends was then instructed to prepare plans i the next breath that he has no elcv will assist further yet. for a fire hall only, to be erected on its present site. I made was obliged to change them tc.'. provide" for police quarters in the rear. I pointed out the fact that" there was not iroom for' satis- factory quarters there and suggested that the alley at the rear be closed. tn'cal communication with ths 9.. This is tnie because my instruction Mrs. Jarmain and infant child" are that the eall and alarm dead at their home near Delaware, were to be left to Mr, Reid and tha as a result of an unknown fire chief. tramp chasing the former recently: As to a private room for the chljf.' suffered greatly from the sank rapidly. Police are bodfed in the plwi, but waV'dfdere'd ioolcing' for' the with the'.exception'of a small mine 'at Frank and the whole principle involved is that of the closed shop." Asked as to the probability of a ser- ious tie-up in railroading and other industries, if the strike continued he vouchsafed only one word, a very decided "Undoubtedly." mines is also -in the city. Beyond saying' hei hoped ifor the good "of everyone concerned either or indirectly that the trouble would be speedily ended; Outlbolc Not Bright Calgary; April If the present strike of coal miners in Al- berta keeps up .for even a brief "two- -more serious results to1 rail- roading and agricultural work in the province .will ensue. Already' engines in the local yards are being fired by coal briquettes' as the supply of or- dinary steam coal is rapidly dimin- ishing. At Macleod the C. P. R. has evi dently been preparing for the short age. Vast heap's of coal have been laid along the tracks. The opinion is though, that there is not suffi- cient to last over .two weeks. .At Nanton several plows have al- ready been tied up for want of coal. There will be difficulty to get coai to keep them going for anly a short time, when they will be forced to discontinue work until after the strike. In this case the loss to farm- ers will be large as they have been investing heavily in machinery this spring. They will not be able to ed an 500 -for rmaintenance! jand ..that oTthis two .from the society and 'die from the ,fpr the- buildings and' 'grounds be tefi with.: the. Messrs. Colpjinan and; Huttewi ad- vacated. liavjng-; the fujU. inforuiatiptt as to i the thit vote exactly what they are voting for; Aid. Huttoa expressed himself, in ia- J ypr having lie council take -J.thir necessary t out; funds; to refunded out of thie e money, when .the i- ed., The i jgrounds he worth- today and the council would, be justiiied of ihem. He and Aid. to. submit this proposal to the' cow- break and seed as much acreage as they anticipated. CITY AND DISTRICT. -Aid. Collier, of Medicine ETat, has resigned his position on the council. An Agricultural; Society has been organized at .Cranbrook with Wm. Hamilton, president; D. B. Dalmaffe vice-president, and Dr. Routledge, sec.-treas. Fifty-four cars "of freight, including six cars of serrlers effects, arrived in the 'rail way yards here since Satur- day. The yards are crowded nearly every day. When the new bridge "IB completed they will probably re- arranged and enlarged to accommo- date the increasing traffic. Mawhimey, Wilt Hillis and Goo. CITY DISTRICT. C. B. Bowman, secretary of the Gait hospital, has received the given by T. 0. Johnson of the newly named Dufferin Hotel. The winner of the prize did not give his name and wanted the money to go to the hos- pital. Enquiries arc being received at the immigration hall from all parts. Among others are the following: Three from Belleville, Ont; a man from' Xewhonic, N. D., who is bring- ing out a party of friends to settle; others from Wisconsin, Sanderson from Holland.; Man'., have Ohio. Tennessee, Winnipeg. Grenfell. been here a few days and are'greatly Sask., Berlin, "Ont., Minneapolis, pleased with this- district. They Philadelphia, Camden, N. J., and have purchased land in the Milk Riv- one letter m French from Trance. In er district. As soon as they can j one day there were 13 callers at the they will bring their settlers' effects j immigration office before 10 a.m., be- frpm Manitoba, where they serried i sides there are a large number at the BASEJBAl-l. At Jersey City 4; Mont- real 0. At 4, Rochester- 2. At Eocky 4; Buf- falo.6. _ At.'. 6; Koch- ester 5.. At 6; Monfe- real 5.'' National; At St. Louis 4 10 4; Chi- cago 5, 5 0. At 11 2; Pit-fcsburg 281. At "4 S 2; Boston. 04' 0. r- At St. Louis 1 75; Chi- cago 590. At York' 0 7 I; Brooklyn 2 53. At 02 3; Cin- cinnati 460. 4 G 2; Boston 020. American At 433; Bos- ton 1 1. At New York 17 15 1: Washington 054.., At 7 12 Louis 3 .16.. At 3 6 i; Cleveland 0 3.0. At 1 4 2; St. Louis 032. ShrubbWon RaceEaaily some years ago. hall all the time. New YorJc, April Shrubb of England prov- ed himself the. greatest middle dis- tance runner by defeating Henry St. Yves, of France, at Park tonight. At outset Shrubb ftMWrawi pacc'thc for- low. Alter eight miles had been a two laps- He aeemed content finished the race at St.. ;