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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 27, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta KHM m- I wv i Lethbndge Daily Herald t VOL. II. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, APRIL 27, 1909. NO. 115. WESTERN M.P. WARMS UP DEBATE PRAISES LEMIEUX ACT Glen Campbell Talks Back To Saskatche- wan Member a statement but without vLaurier said1 Ottawa, Om., April th House of Commons today, Mr. Bor den asked the Government for iufor niation as to negotiations between the United Stales and Canada regard- ing the Hecate Straits, in the Paci- fic. He quoted a statement by' the United States State Department that their efforts had been made to get of Canada's position, result. Sir Wilfrid that- there had beeu some correspondence but he could not say what the present position xvas. Replying to Claude Macdonnel, Mr. Fielding stated that the Government was awaiting the ratification of the -supplementary agreement by the French .Chamber before submitting the French treaty to the House foi ratification. The French Chamber was not in session at the present. The budget debate was continued by Mr. McLean, of Huren. He de- fended the increased expenditure by pointing to .the expenditure of Roblin and Whitney Governments in Manitoba and Ontario. They had doubled their expenditures since coming into power. J. E. Armstrong followed, paying special attention to the failure of the Government to effect better trade re- lations with Germany, who would have been a good customer. Mr. War-burton' of Prince Edward Island, was strong for the, German Germans Say Canada Is in Lead' of Industrial Peace 'Berlin, April as a pi- ooeer in the cause of industrial peace is.the subject of a leading article Zoziale Praxis, a well condueied ce'n tra] organ of social politics.. Th article fully describes the Lwnicux Act. Xn addition it says sensible, carefully constructed, well drawn up social reform laws, by which British colonies are distinguished and con- cludes., "Canadian Parliament has ev idently achieved something in pass- ing the Lemifux Court of Arbitration law, whose advantages are infinitely greater than its" disadvantages and whose success greatly preponderate over its failures. The happy solu- tion of difficulties which so often arise with regard to coal mines, etc., might well serve as a model for the Legislature? of many European coun tries." KEEP OFF THE BOATS Sault Ste Marie. April 26. of the fleet held here by the ice blockade have adopted a un- DROWNED IN SULTAN IS THE BELLY JOB Dave Gibson's Fatal Effort To Ford Dur- ing High Water The river rose about eighteen inch- es last night. The teamsters have been in the habit of fording the riv- er when crossing to and from Ash- croft's mine. This morning, one of the teamsters, Dave, Gibson, though warned about the high water, still attempted1 to ford the river. He had tied the back, of the box to the hind axle and as OUTOFA .WILL BUSY THIS YEAR MURDER TRIAL AT MILESTONE j Money On Work In Turkey's Ruler Has the west Been Forced From Throne Evidence Received in Case of Morris, Alleged to Have Been Murdered Reglna, April .Morris, charged with the murder of j his "brother, south of liegina, will be placed on trial Wednesday morning j at -Milestone. The prosecution will j bft conducted by Inspector Heffer- inan, H.N.W.M.P., and H.-Y. Mac- j donald, of the attorney general's de- Will Sl3end a Lot Of Partuieat. The defence will be :n i charge or C. K. D. Wood, of Regina, j and an attorney from Missouri. j where the Morris brothers lived. It j is learned today that evidence will be adduced to show that Morris was I Or .SHERMAN IS AGAIN SICK Effort To Settle Taber Trouble Fruit- less shot from behind with buckshot ique plan to prevent desertions' by he drove into the river the water members of the crews or attempts of I floated the front of the box up uninterested parties'to cause trouble the king bolt came out. The team will instead of tying up at the piers., many of thi' boats have anchored in the middle of the and none of the sailors are given shore leave. The boats tied up at the piers per- mit no visitors aboard. One captain has a big smallpox placard exposed to prevent intrusiveness. Doesn't Like Ways Of Wife surtax and believed Canada would be ready to take her part in any war Rosthern, Sask.. April K. Wieb, a prominent hardware merch- ant of Rosihern, has received a blackhand letter, posted in iiu town. The writer complained that Wieb's wife had been meddlesome and that he would get even with hei- by burn- ing down Wieb's hardware store in the same manner that Henschell and Co.'s store was destroyed one week ago. The writer of. the letter, how- walke.i away and went to the mine. The wagon drifted on down stream and was caught by men with ropes at the bridge. When the horses parted from wagon the driver jumped. The yet been recovered. .Use bridgf: crew-and two other ivorkmeii saw the whole incident. Mr. Ash- croft and a bunch of men are lr -icing for the body. Constable Lamb of the city police and the R.N.W M. T' also aided in the search. Up to the time of writing ao ii.-ice "i b >dy has been found The unfortunate young ns.-ia came. out. from Scotland on Sept 1903. Ke i-s a nephew of Andrew An- derson and has a sister at Mr.'Mc- Kenzie's at Chin Coulee. ing. The matter has been placed ji the hands oi' thu police, who are in- vestigating-. The letter is believed to be a hoax- with Germany, fiscal or otherwise. He, preferred high bounties to high protection. Mr. Madden, of South Cape Bre- ton, protested against any reduction of coal .duties. The debate w-oke up' a little when Mr. Neely of Humboldt took -the floor and started after Glen Campbell for having stated the other night dur- ing the debate that Premier Scott hud accept-ed of stock of Sas- katchewan Valley Land Co., for ser- j. vices rendered. i Mr. Campbell was willing to fire and several times the speaker had to call on both members to withdraw remarks concerning the j other which were not deemed Parlia-! mentary. Both denied point blank the accusations of the other. Premier Scott ;listened "to the argument from a coign x-antage in the gallery Mr. Taylor was informed th.it shortly before Bill Miner escaped was started this morning in the Su- MRS. VADNAIS IS FREE AGAIN Constantinople, April Abdul Hamid III. has been de- posed as Sultan of Turkey. Mohammed Reschad Effendi his brother, will be .proclaim-. ilocatin ed his successor probably by 3 o'clock this afternoon. The .deposition will be through the regular form pre- by the tenets of Mo- hammedan faith. It is under- stood that the Sheik-ul-Islam, head of the church will issue .the decree of deposition. Crowds began..to. gather in the principal streets and thor- oughfares around the Imper- ial palace of Yildiz in antici- pation of the proclamation of a :ncw Sultan. Fifty Turkish .officers have beeu arrested in Erzeroum- by j Winnipeg. Man., April gunshot of some kind. After I Mackenzie, president, and D. D. Manii being killed this way his body wa's vici'-president of the Canadian North-j taken in the shack, rags and other Jem railway, are here conferring with inflamEjabie material placed, satur- I officials regarding extensions and j ated with-oil, and the whole thing construction work for the season, j set on fire. The crime is one of the The company will spend a large most brutal in the history of the construction work for the season, j set on fire. The crime is one of the in construction ol new lines country. in Saskatchewan and Alberta. Ko less than five engineering part.- be engaged this season in! line for the Canadian' WILL SELL HOMESTEADS Calgary, April three'home Nanton, and the Northern railway between the pres-i near ent terminus, thirty miles west oi' i otner in tue Carbon .Edmonton, and Vancouver and New i cause of so much conten- Westminster. Two of them will j tion time ago, will be put up work ,vest from the prairie to the summit of the Rockies, while the for auction on May n at 11 a. m.., with an upset price of three dollars other three outfits will be employed i an acre-> Homestead duties will be in British Columbia. i insisted on to keep off would-be spec _ ulators. MONTANA STOCK Washington, April losses of farm stock by exposure and disease in Montana during the year ending The Crown Prefer a Charge Against 1 Her AN ARCHITECT'S RF IIP PRINTS IMjUJu riYilllu Mrs. Elinore Vadnais was-discharg- ed by Justice Stuart at the opening! i of the Supreme Court this morning-, j Hearing a (W Of Clown was not prepared to pre UCallJJg a Ul lllcUjier a charge against her in this their troops-and -despatched under escort to Trebizok. The 4c exact significance ;oi this ac- tion is.not yet clear, but it- is feared that it: means the be- ginning of a .revolt of Provin- 3ft cial troops against the Young Turks officers. If April It is. reported here that the jfc Sultan has been removed from the Imperial palace of Yildiz Kiosk 'and conveyed across -if- the Bosphorus to a point in Asiatic Turkey. London, des- fc patch received here by the ex- fc change telegraph company fc from Constantinople says that fc troops under the command of (c ..Young Turks officers entered, the Sultan's palace last'night and took his majesty prison- K er. Later, closely guarded' he K was removed to the Cheraghan K Pahice, on the Bosphorus. I by the department of agriculture. It j is stated that the Montana farmers! j lost horses from disease during j the year and the following members Says Woman Was Murdered Chas. Peacock, secretary of the lo- cal union of the United Mine Work- ers, was at Taber yesterday where he attended a meeting of the operators and miners which was called to con- tinue the consideration of a working agreement. International Board mem- ber Morgan and Vice President-Evans with several local men represented the miners. Mr. Peacock stated that but for .one representative of the operators a satisfactory agreement could have been made. Board Member Morgan1 wanted the men to go- to work under the old conditions pending a satisfac- tory settlement. The operators, "Winnipeg, Man., April the .of livestock from disease and expos-1inquest on the James munler, this sheep, 366 210 lt is expected testimony of lure: Cattle, j swine. WILL APPEAL DOBBIN CASE The City Council Gives Chief Gillespie Instruct- ions j Dr. Gordon Bell, who made the au- jtopsy, will be startling. It is learned that medical examination shows Mrs. James was murdered shortly after the noon hour. James states he left his house shortly after 1 o'clock, so it appears the murder was com- jmitted within a icry short time af- leaving. This statement j strengthened 'by the f.-.ct that Mrs. r'. James was washing- dishes when her j husband left and whfn her was j found the dishes were partially wash- ed. Against Local Man i court. She was arrested over three months ago on a murder charge, oe- j ing a result of the death of her hus- itaaad, Richard Vadnais, from gun- shot -wounds, and since that time j has been incarcerated in the iCalgary At a special meeting of the city j v I council yesterday afternoon, the act- jing- mayor was authorized to sign .'the with Smith Bros. ands jail.- The discharge is given in such The case of Hex- vs. F. B. Eolfson, way that Mrs. Vadnais can be ar- TV rested again should the Ceown sc- from the British Columbia prison, a j before Justice ,Stuart postoffice order for had information laid by Jas. A. Mac- received at- the penitentiary payable to him. It came" from J. C. Eudd, at Princeton, E. C. It was deposited in the Bank of Montreal. OFF-FOR OTTAWA-' Winnipeg, Man., April dele- gation sent by the grain growers as- Monald, the accused, who is also a local architect, was arrested on a charge of stealing from the informant a set of blue prints and of using them in his- business. C.. F.- P. Cony- beare prosecuted and W. C. Simmons is defending Rolison. Mr. Macdoiiald gave evidence as to missing the blue prints of the cure evidence to warrant a charge being laid against her. In the case C. F. P. Conybeare represented the Crown and P. J. Nolan, ot Calgary, the accused. sociatipn.. Canada to pre-j plans for the Blairmore public scliool sent to the government the petitions I and of gating iniormation that they by Western farmers asking for j wore in the office of the accused, who government ownership of terminal f had previously worked for him ICE BLOCKADE BROKEN Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., April. 27 The ice blockade between the u-ppt-r and lower lakes which has kept a fleet o fnearly a hundred steamers" held in the river here, was' brokou yesterday afternoon. Bridge Swept Out Two wiisun for the erection of ihe build- I. __ for the power plant for which jthis firm was awarded the contract. TPhe work bus already been started, i Tnt- ..-ai.or and light commit- tee reported in favor of ordering .'hangers for the drop harness in .the jnew fire hall. i Supt. Reid reported in favor of MAY SETTLE TIMBER CASE Several Cases For Supreme Court Have Been Settled A syndicate of French canitalists and transfer left last night) a draughtsman. To Mr. Sinmions ho j represented by Father Voisin, is con- for Ottawa. The petition is signed j related his efforts to prevent the ac- by farmers. Fill In Ruts On Bridge Road All the farmers on the north side of the river have now to cross the bridge and climb the hill to get to j cuscd being enrolled as an architect "j in Alberta and of trying since to have his license revoked. Constable Edy gave evidence as to searching the premises'of Mr. Eolfson and finding one blue print 01 Macdonaldjs and j of arresting Eolfson on his return j from Raymond.1 Wm. Brook u draughtsman In Mac- donald's: employ and who" was work- ing for Eolfson at the time testified templa't-ing building 'a flour mill at Eed Deer. Alta. Bryan Is Tp Visit Winnipeg Toronto, April one the Doilers the pres- the County Bridge over the Black Creek at Madoc, Ont., two miles south of that place, was Swept away by floods, and Jerry and Mrs. Clark, 'STeacl 01 the old one as who were driving: over at the "Bended. The new one were drowned, as well as their team- about more than The darks leave two children. The itO USe lhe olti one- bridge had been condemned last fall, i council authorized Chief Gilleu- station to the and Malting .Co., and OBe of -removing the old The time of the Supreme .Court the setting however, want a new agreement and took exception to tb'e preamble in the agreement drawn up by the min- ers which referred to the engagement of non-union men. The Taber opera- tors also asked for a rf-tiujustmeiuVof wages for the various branches' of1 ruining averaging and a half' per cent. But Mr. Peacock says the. miners will stand for no reduction, whatever. The Taber Local hfeld a meeting last night to decide on the, course of action to Vice- President Evans came to the city" today and was present at a meeting of the local this afternoon. President Sherman is confined to. his bed at his home in Taber and will be under the doctor's care for at least three weeks. "m Vice President .Evans, to the results of the meeting at Taber, stated that the miners did their ut- most to come to an amicable. settle- ment and went to the convention .in conciliatory spirit. However, the op- erators wanted a reduction of lOc and 5c a ton and the miners would to no reduction. The miners then wanted to go: to work under the old conditions but. the operators would not say under what conditions they would consent.to re- sume work, one of ihe operators say- ing that "he didn't give a damn if they never worked." At a meeting of the Taber local last night the men unanimously en- dorsed the action of the convention. It was reported to the Herald that the A. E. I. Co. was getting from the Diamond Coal Co, but P.L'.-' Naismith, the general manager of the A. R. I. Co. says that.it is not true as they have not had'to a pound of coal from anybody. coun, pren C F P P" beare, K.C., P. J. K.C. of Cal- and the Limber was on'the ground to appeal the case against'W. R. Spraid, two T. Jones of M. Jolmstone, W.C. Ives, W. "s'iru- inons and C. F. Harris. The civil cases called were Hill vs. make repairs. TEDDY IS INDISPOSED Niarobi, East Africa, April j Both Teddy Roosevelt and 'his i Kcnnit an- indisposed today j Dobbin re rca.i estate license, which Magistrate 3Iacdougall decided ag- ainst the city recently. HEAVY LOSS OF LIFE Lisbon, April 2s for dama, f of note. C.F.P. 'Cc C. Simmons ar 1 reports! tli; proceed. Conybeare and W. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS Hemick Conned, former director of the Metropolitan house, New suit of their recent huntting losi lives ties and their journey from Kapitia plains to the ranch of Sir Alfred Poasft on the_ At-hi river. They are, resting from Uit.-ir fot-igiie at the j ranch. Lethbridge to market their grain. to telling Macdonald of the- bluo Winnipeg. Man., April Williao BASEBALL Northwestern At j Western Prelate Chosen Primate Therefore it is up to the city to aee i print there and-of using it for Rolf- to it that this road is in Rood con-j son's plans for the addition -to Wcsi- dition so that the farmers can get: minster School. The case is in pro- their heavy loads up the hill with little 'difliculty. In this, dry wea- ther this road is in fair condition. But the heavy traffic has worn the road in piaces into deep and wide ruts. "Weather prophets predict a( rainy season for a few weeks. In such] an event these ruts will Ijecorae courses for the rivulets and so the.v wiJl be made deeper. i this afternoon. Stuart acquitted; Mr. Rolfson this afternoon accepting his explanation "of how the blue print, came into his possession. He advis- ed that the matter be dropped. greeting will be extended Jennings Bryan, who is to lecture! At 3.9 2; 12-11 1. Toronto, April Church of the reported the case as settled out of court. The well known case of Oliver, Wal- lace, Freeman, Mewburn, Kevin and Adams against 0. U. Macmicking re- from a British Columbia "tim- deal was called by L. M. Julmsfrme, counsel" for the prosecu- tion .said that the case? were practi- cally settled out of coun and would York, is dead. The Alaska-Yukon-Pacific tion has offered for a finish between' Frank Gotch 'and George Hackenschmidt for the cham- pionship wrestling of the world. The Canadian Senate is considering rfi-jthe application of .Mrs. Mildred Platt Patt-erson for a divorce from Charfls Patterson, son of Hon. J. C. Patterson, formerly of Winnipeg. The couple were married in in 1902. Sim- Board Of Trade Gets Good News in Canada is no longer If the city work on this weather, the ruts could be filled up, and when the would spend a little road now in the dry MYSTERY STILL DEEP i Winnipeg, Man., April j j mystery surrounding the murder Mrs. Louis James, the young wife of a well known Winnipeg contractor in her lonely home on the outskirts of here on May 'ith and oth. He will be the guest of United States Consul while in the city. Hon. Kob- ort Rogers will hold a reception at his palatial residence in Fort Rouge, at which all citizens will be invited to meet the gifted orator. Mr. Bry- an wifl also be entertained at dinner at the Rpyal Alexandria by leading' citizens, and will address the Canad- ian Club during his stay here. rains come the rivu- lets would flow in the proper ditch. It is a easy of "a stitch in Lime saves nine." As most of the farmers' heavy traffic is up this hill, which is :i long steady climb, even a- small mud (vole may hoki up a heavy such circumstances. load in the city on Thursday afternopn re- mains as dfop as ever. The police have no clue to work on' and are still groping in the dark. The theory that the motive for the crime was robbery is dispelled by the fact that valuable jewelry was in the bureau untouched. St. Thomas i church, Saskatoon, has given a call to Rev. A. W. Mclntoah, of Belwood, Ont. Falls. The license commissioners of Wei- land county, cut off four licenses, in- cluding G.T.R. restaurant at Niagara ICEBERGS ON LAKE ONTARIO Youngstown, N. Y., April mountains oi ice in the Niagara riv- visible between Youngs- town and Lcwiston, have at last weakened under the .mighty strain of the current and have joined tin- floating procession of icebergs which are continually floating into Lake Ontario. At land 264. Eastern i without an official head. At a meet-i 2j Port-.jug ol- house of Bishops of the Bowman will generai synod, yesterday afternoon, Counse] c.p. LEE GETS FOUR YEARS Saskatoon, Sask., April A. Leey absconding-teller, of. the Northern -Crown Bank here was to- At Jersey 331; Jer- sey City 473. At 11 241; Balti- more At end of 8th; Ro- chester 5; Newark !5. At 173; Pro- vidence 482. National At 6 13 J; Brooklyn 475. At New 372; New York 272. 2 7 Chicago 6 10 iMost Rev. Samuel Pritchard Mathe- isori. Archbishop of Rupert's Land, j was elected primate of all Canada. j and representative on the general consultative body of the Lambeth [Conference. Canon I'hair. of St.. (John's College, Winnipeg, was ap probably settled during the day. He asked to have thr-rti set at ..the The cast? of Reeves Co. against spoken to later- by and C. F. Harris respectively. Hammer et al vs. Bullock, will over until next court at the request of counsel. W. C. Ives and L. M. j department to grant the extension.- Johnstone. The Board of Trade, which was very active in urging upon the gov- ernment the extension of the govern- ment telephone system to Warner and points south, has received no- tice of the decision to extend to Warner. The Board of Trade had petitions circulated and forwarded to the government and those were most effective in influencing the telephone j pointed secretary of the house of: i bishops. New York, April his imposition a w The Hoard of Trade has received Ifrom the Minister of the Interior at j Ottawa copies of a pamphlet entitled. "Alberta Red, the winning winter wheat." This is a distinctly Southern Alberta pamphlet and makes interesting reading for those j interested in wheat. ago of a 42-year j the. lynching the crowd quietly'dis- rcccived frOm HANGED THE NEGRO Birmingham, Ala., April small crowd of men seized a negro who was being jail in Beg- j him to a tree in the woods. American term in Sing Sing prison on .Himan perscd, leaving the-body to sway in 1 Gritschelandor for attempted burg-1 the wind_ all night. The negro, John lary, Justice Dike in the county court At 7 :3 0; New York j in Brooklyn todny imposed a snn- 2 3- ,'tenct.- of ,34 years upon Meyer Krin- At L 2 1; St. Louis jck, Gritechelander's partner in var- i burglariftE. The two men wore 023. 021. At 1 3 caught picking a lock of a police- n 11 n i O A I _ _ _ _ _ i Philadelphia 370. man's apartment in Brooklyn on At, 233; Do-i April 3rd and are charged by the po- Northern -Crown Bank here was to- troit 4 y 4. ilice wilh being the perpetrators of day sentenced by Judge McLeod to I At St. Louis 3 8 4; more than one hundred burglaries four years in Edmonton penitentiary, burg 4 11 1. in various parts of Brooklyn. Thomas, had bco.n arrested on charge of criminal assault on Mrs. Patterson, near Harkwood yester- day. He. was found near -the scene of the crime and his captors" num- bering a dozen, took the nfgro before Mrs. Patterson, who identified him. Thomas finally confessed to his crime but, asked the men to spare his life. The response was a rope and he was soon swinging to a tree. ator DeVeber a number of copies of the evidence given Saun- ders. C.M.G., director of the Domm- lion experimental farms, before the Select Standing Committee on Agri- culture and Colonization. This evi- dence includes a report of the pro- gress-at the Lethbridge experimental farm, and also some interesting ob- servations on killing'weeds. Copies of either of these pamph- lets can be obtained tc the secretory Trade, of the Board of ;