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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume III. Herald Lethbridge, Alberta. Wednesday, August GOVERNMENT HMD THE STRIKE Sir Frederick Rorden Gets Credit Satis- faction General Ottawa, Aug. Mackenzie King, minister of labor, announced to- Jiight that the Grand Trunk Railway strike had keen settled as a result of government intervention. He star- ed that the successfurIssue of the ne- gotiations was due mainly to Sir Frederick Borden. Indeed, re- marked that had it not been for the of the minister of militia he didn't believe that the. strike would be ended Tfce settlement is a virtual com- promise. The company who formerly to .adopt the standard rates ,.-of. 1913 have agreed that they shall" .go into effect a year .sooner, in. 1912. Also :that the rules which have gone Into effect. oa the C. P. R. which !are particularly favorable to .men have agreed upon. These .rules and rates come into force January 1st, 1912.' .The company also agrees to put into force the rates named in the arbitration award dated July 1910, from May of the current year, provid- ing that in no instance shall there any reduction in the present rates of pay. The company, undertakes to take 'back the men as soon as possible other than those who prov3u guilty of violence or disorderly the understanding being there is to be no coersion or intimidation to be used to the new men, All Classes Satisfied Toronto, Aug. settlement of the strike was received here with much satisfaction by all classes. The union element is pleased at what is regarded as a- decided' advantage gain-' by the nfen in having the Grand Trunk, concede the mileage rate ..of pay instead of monthly wage -and pro- mise the standard rate in a year time than was -formerly offered. It j is figured here that -the loss to the I rail-way will aggregate as DROWNED IN SOUTH FORK ._S__ Member of C P. R. Bridge Gang Went Bathing. Took Cramps and Went Down Pincher Creek, Aug. report was circulated here yesterday that a man had been drowned in toe South Fork river, but not until to-day, when the remains were brought to this place for interment were the cir- cumstances surrounding the case learned. Samuel Wickliff, employed on the ;.P.R. bridge building gang, left his companions on Saturday .night with ;he intention of bathing in the river about a. mile from camp. He was missed that night, and on his failure to be at breakfast the following morning, his companions went in, 'search of him.- At the 'point first mentioned his clothing was discov- ered on the bank -of the river, his jdog guarding the same by lying on 'them- WickljH's hody could be plain- ly seen -at the bottom of -the river, .twenty feet down, which one of the'party dived for -and recovered. The arms of deceased were outstretch ed and the knees bent, as if a strug- gle had been .made to resist the cramps which Dr. Hewetson, of this place, and the coroner, were oiit to the bridge building camp on Monday, but no in- quest was held. Deceased was a native of Ireland and had been" four years in Canada, during most of which time he-had been in the employ .of the C.P.R. He intended going, -home to Ireland this fall to claim part of his father's real _estate, the latter having died cently. He had., two town lots in Calgary and-was offered for -each by a real Estate.agent a short time previous to his death but re- also had town lots in Lethbridge, Of deceased re- sides -in Canada, 'but his whereabouts are .The, deceased was tem- perate in his habits and was insured CONTRACT LET -FOR ALDERSYDE LINE Calgary, Aug. tract for -twenty-six the -Canadian. Pacific line be- tween Cannangay .and Aider- syde, on the Calgary and Lethbridge extension, 'has been awarded. Work starts in ten days and will be com- pleted in October. HOTELMANHAD TO PAY FINE GOES WATER ROUTE WILL COST AJIT Opening Navig- ation on the Sask atchewan Ottawa, Aug. re- ports received at. the public works department here indicate that sur- veying along the Saskatchewan) ilyfer for which a party was. sent out some time ago; is. going ahead and by the time parliament, assembles there will be available preliminary estimates of the cost of the proposed waterway for grain from Edmonton to .Winni- peg. While not officially stated, it is roughly estimated that the work necessary to-navigation along the Saskatchewan can be done for about fifteen million .dollars. ex- j elusive of the construction: locks" to overcome .the Grand Falls. In' i some places the river is six.-feet -in! depth and in others forty feet..- It will require niuch dredging. It .seems to be a sure thing that the waterway will be -built and if the estimates are received in time .to remove any j doubts as to its feasibility a prelim- 1 inary. appropriation is expected next R1LEY IS NOT SAYING MUCH Will Wait Until Conservatives Act Before He Get Busy in the Gleichen Election Calgary, Aug. it will make j no -difference to me, but I will wait "until after the Conservative conven- tion before making any announce- ment as to my plan of said E. H. Riley, ex-member for Gleichen this afternoon, when asked when he was going to take the field in the; Gleichen bye-election. "I understand the Conservatives are arranging for a convention and that will put a candidate into 'the and-I am waiting until we hear what they, are going to he continued. "Of course it will not alter my position in the least, .and I will go ahead anyway, but .there is no hurry for. a few days." In the meantime the Conservatives are arranging for a convention and it has been rumored that.W. L. Walsh or T. M. Tweedie will run for the vacancy, while-.others again'favor.Dr. Blow. However, none of these gen- tle-men have much to say on the mat ter as far as can be learned. Al though they could not be located per sonally. this afternoon, several 6 their friends were spoken to, ami al stated they had 'heard rumors of tto above but could not confirm them. Mr. Henry Scott, the ex-president of the Gleichen Association who secured ,the Liberal nomination is now preparing for his campaign and some time this week will begin .addressing meetings in various parts of the constituency. CABINET TO 'MEET Ottawa, Aug. Richard Cart- wright, acting premier, is in the city. A cabinet council'is-to be held today at which routine matters preponder- ate. The 'Contract lor the .Saskatche- wan river .bridge on the Hudson's Bay Railway is. to be awarded. session. against this there is a saving of between offers of company, and demands of men. which means an i aggregate saving of approximately j for the company on this ac-jrow.in Ws bar count- stable -Bowen 'hearing an unusual noise Liquor Law Into Effect in British Columbia (Special to the Herald) Fernie, Aug. The provisions 'of the new act regulating the sale of liquor in the province came into ef- fect yesterday and one of Fernie's Lethbridge Seems Far- ther Away From the Street Delivery The street mail delivery apparatus which- was seat to Lethbridge from Ottawa last- February, when the in- sta'llation of a delivery system was practically prom- -a" few days ago quietly -shfpped back again. An effort was made to keep the fact a secret and no one but post office employees were supposed to be aware of the Postmaster E. N. Higinbotham has jgone cast on his vacation, but Mr. j J. D. asked ifhej knew anything about the matter, would not deny its truth. "It was; wanted in a hurry at some other! 'A A A i A J. A PUBLIC WORKS EXPENDITURES Aug." tures totalling are (being made this" year toy the public works department They are much again as last year.-.'Rivers and har- are the principal items; DEPOSITIONS TAKEN IN Crippen Has Strong Support of Friends In ,T. Men's Losses The direct loss to the men is esti- mated here to be on the. basis of ?2.50 per day for 15 days for on strike. There was a per- ceptible difference in Grand Trunk 'business today and a big share of the holiday rush will go their way now. Business men interested in the Grand Trunk say the strike will be felt inj the earning power of the road for the next twenty years. There is good cieal of speculation whether or not the men under the settlement receive their old status on the pension list but opinion prevails that this has been one of the losses sustained by the men. Afraid They Can't Come Back Montreal. Aug. is expressed 'by the Grand Trunk.Rail- way employees over the failure of hotel keepers was arrested., charged j he said, "and whenever it is I with assault, as a result of a noisy definitely decided to inaugurate street delivery here another set of material can very easily and quickly be sun- London, Aug. persons, for the most part women, who will be called as witnesses at the trial of Dr. appeared before the Bow Street magistrate at a private hear- "i" j yesterday, for. the purpose of making depositions to facilitate- pro- ceedings in Canada. Paul .Martinetti and his wife, who -dined with the Crip pens at 'their invitation on the evening- of January 31, the night on which Mrs. Crippen is said to have disap- peared, weru amongst those who testimony. Fears Canada Is to Give a Slap iii the Face London. Aug. Daily -News says the revolt against protection in Canada is the most recent and severe j The documents which were prepar- j blow to tariff reform here. The West an-d other papers connected with is supplying the driviag force GOOD REPORTS-ARE 'STILL COMING IN iAug. of. the condition of growing crops ,in Southern, Alberta continue. to, be.: more encourr aging. Many'-farmers1 will. have a good yield: others will have plenty-for seed and feed and a little -for market; and' some will iiaye nothing. GETSLDEET Oscar King Banged -at; Fort Saskatchewan- His Last Hours dscar., King was Ranged at Fort Sasicatcrie-iS wan, early this, morning, for murder Hindahl. -Every''-; fort ..has "been 'made ;.to save King's----! life, the 'law- took its with only a fewlmore hours of on Dearth, who was hanged murdering a comrade on the was no and .turned" his Jto JtheV i '-''li, i was taken of his "or -the reprie would come from eek all his hopes. were; J Since this information': 'was 'convey--'; ed to him he turned. 'his, the. future and; spent .most, of maining hours :_ ook of the asked for as .soon, as 'he At -night he no lying awake listening; tp ;the vpris: n clock' tolling "but the air, too quick- -v y speeding hours, or restless-, pacing the room, entered and requested j plied." Mr. Higinbotham continued the proprietor have the rowdyism j that he thought it was up to the HOUSE stopped, .-but the proprietor thought Board of Trade to renew its agita- his .rights were being trampled upon tion for some relief in thc mail ques- and threatened the policeman, using tion. abusive language. He was put under The material just shipped away-was arrest and today Magistrate Whim- up here last winter by the post office, department, together with Tinning of the Union Bank. ster fined him S10 and costs. This, is the first prosecutioa under j officials, in response to the agitation! the-new provincial act, which is much i started by the Lethbridge Board of more stringent .than the old act. and j Trade for better mail service here.' if the city authorities'' and continued at Ottawa bv Hon enforce its provisions, there will be; Senator De Veber and C. A. Ma- i a decided improvement in the .bai-jgrath. The officials were supposed to i business in the-country. j get a street delivery started, but af-l" Hotels are required. to close their; ter staying hore a couple of days i bars at eleven o'clock Saturday nights again with the intimation that I and keep them locked uatil Monday i T'ie houses were not properly num- morning. The bars so ar-jbcrcd and city otherwise not! ranged as to permit a full view of; ready for the service. The real rea-' from the street during these son of the fruitlessness of their visit At a meeting- attended by all the bank managers of the city and held yesterday after- noon in the office of Manager the oldest bank established in the city, a clearing house as- sociation wns formed. R. F. Reeve, manager of the Bank of Montreal, was elected chairman of the association, and C. G. K. Xourse. manager of the Canadian Bank of vice chairman. The association will com- the extradition of the couple from j Quebec, will be carried by Sergeant Mitchell. Scotland Yard officials said today j that the warrants of arrest charge i both Crippen and Ethel Leneve with murder. They must, therefore, be I charged together and will return to J i London on the same steamer. The i I r t, 7 question of allowing the charge of murder against the Leneve girl to one J of lesser degree has not been discuss- and Canada is turning against the tariff in, the very hour when English pro- tectionists were expecting her to tes- tify on behalf of protection. The Morning Post protests against free trade press reports of gigaatic delegations to Laurier ia favor of abolition of tariff. It declares Laur-j ier as likely to commit political sui-j cide if he embarked on a fatal free trade policy. From the practical One Lucky Girl view point the Liberal press or Lib- Detroit, Aug. Crippen. lived erals and American capitalists be- here'four years with Dr. Phil. Por-' it have either discovered or cre-l ter, and was engaged to a daughter j ated a mare's nest. The well known of Mrs. Porter's sister, but the moth Scottish millionaire who became ap- iparently the connecting link between j two financial and political views, one I er brok-e off the match. Charge to be Withdrawn e agonizing .-fear- of the pproaching death. '-VV Army .Held On -Sunday an impressive -'scene Vas' witness in, the prison 'yar Salvation Army of Ed'montoa- special meeting' for the. -inmates of the prison. Aftwb o'clock oners were, lined up on benches along two sides of -the vard, the. twenty- foot- walls towering above them. -the. clear blue sky marred by.; the barbed wire overhead which covered in the' in the centre the band, of- the, Salvation Army., formed a circle and a -short, simple service was conduct- ed. Such ail array of wrong-doers as there were, from the aged hardened criminal to the beardless" boy hardly old enough to know the enormity! of, his crime. Faces 'of every, eager and interested, some listless and but all brightening up whenever the band began to play. At this service King was ent, not being allowed to leave his cell, but his place .'of confinement was next to the prison yard and he ed -his ears to hear what was going on. King, it is "said, is bad to the core, but there must be some soft spot in his character, some kindliness hidden beneath the hard exterior, for while the band was softly playing.' the. old well-remerr.bered hyiiin, "Eock of Ages, Cleft for King sanK- the peace agreement yesterday to pro-! prohibited hours- and no can j however, was generally; supposed io oa his cot, his head sunk" in his arms, sobbing as though his heart A! a-bly be withdrawn as soon .is the pro-! other from without and the league j WOUld llTCak' and remained 'there long J-iceedings in Canada are wound up. designed to persuade farm- j attcr thc st'rains had dicd away; j London, Aug. eharse menaces prosperitj- aiid de- mence to opt-rute just as soon A against Ethel Clare Leneve will prob-1 of empire within and the as a number of preliminary are arranged. vide for the return of the strikers. The railway expects to resume freight traffic tomorrow. It is believed all the men will get their places back. tensions Will-Be Lost j Toronto, Akg. G. superintendent of transportation for the G-.T.R. intimated this morning that thc strikers have lost all chance of pensions. 'The he said, ''who have behaved themselves during thc strike, will be taken back in the order of their application as new men." be served in rooms excepting- to trav- j be, and was so stated at a meeting elers while at their meals in the dia- j of the Board of Trade, that there I jwas insufficient room in the post" of-! act is very strin-1 fa? carrying Out the office part of' V V This was learned this afternoon from ers to favor American connection at j JlttfJS .l' touched some hidden chord, the Scotland Yard officials who re-1 of British. In a rougher and! bringing. back- to him memories of- ing room. All through the ent. and the indications are that service, and that the department ;oing to :be 'enforced. would.not agree to pay rent to owners for additional space. the] SENT TO THIBET FRONTIER London. Aug. Earl of Crewe colonial secretary, in the House of Lords Uist evening, stated that in view of the disturbed situation in 'iftibet roe government thought it late John W. Daniel in the United was -necessary to collect at the fron- BAD FIRE BROKE OUT IN MARYLAND CITY Baltimore. Aug. broke out RIVER NAMES NEW U. S. SENATOR Richmond. Va., Aug. Mann today signed a commission ap- pointing former Governor Claude A. Swanson. of Chatham, to succeed the senate. The appointment is for the unexpired term, winch will end on March 3 next. COMMITTED FOR MURDER CHARGE tier a sufficient force to enable the trade agencies in Thibet to have speedy aid in case there should be any immediate danger of attack on them. Continuing the Earl said: "The force will not cross the frontier tin- Petersburg, Aug. 3. in a stable in the heart of the busi- i work began on the River Amoor j worthy persons who will report even- ness section of Cambridge, Md.. oa j where.200 fishermen were known "to j said- Sunday resulting in the loss of nearly be drowned when a typhoon wrecked! Coming After Crippen a quarter of a million dollars and the J their boats. It is feared that more i London, Aug. Mitchell destruction of twenty buildings before j perished. The victims were trapped i sails on the Lake Manitoba with pa- it was conquered. H. H. Wright, the I so that little help could be given. pers for the extradition of Crippen. attainer would have rewarded the pro- moters of such a pretty plot to strike at integritv of British dominions. fused to confirm the statement that i Pernaps more sensible age. a bill the girl will be deported. Desperate Legal Fight Quebec, Aug. desperate legal battle was assured when Crippen to- day accepted the offer of aid from .London and announced he would I waive extradition. The guard at the man's cell is increased and he is not Rescue i permitted to speak except to trust- WILL TRY AGAIN FORTH! owner of the burned buildings, was I They -could not prepare the boats for struck by a falling telephone pole and I the blow, it is feared he will die. Lawyer Offers Services At the regular quarterly meeting of the official board of Wesley church last night, it was decided to continue tneir efforts to secure the Methodist SOUTHERN ALBERTA Aug. Xewton. preparatory college which the annual who cabled to Dr. Crippen his willing- j conference recently recommended to ness to undertake his defence, is one i-be placed at Calgary. Delegates will' FOR PREPARATORY COLLEGE! of the -best known and most promin-! attend the general conference at Vic- days long past, when he, too, was innocent of any crime and beginning his life with the joy an-d fervor of youth. Perhaps even his mother soft- ly sang him to sleep with it, when he was a hoy. When the service was over, with cheery "Good-byes" the members of the Salvation Army went back to the outer world, and the convicts fil- ed back to i-heir cells, back to the monotony of so many more months or years, as the case may be, of captivity, straining their ears to catch the last sounds of the ban'd as it ...arched away in the distance. And the condemned man still lay on his cot, the full realization of MAKING ARRANGEMENTS what was to come, before him. Nev- er does life seem so well worth hav- ing as when man is faced with the IS STILL THE B'EST i Calgary. Aug. G. AV. Kerhy, j ent Ens'ish solicitors and bas b-sen toria this month to place the local certainty of losing it. 'pastor of Central Methodist church wilh manv famous cases. claims for the college before the body I_________ Case Is Clinched has the final authority in the London. Aug. body found j matter. The college was practically Dakota Man Searches All Other Parts For Something Better E. Rathbone, formerly of J less the protection or our officers ren- j bass, X. D., has jusr returned to Leth- 'bridge after a long trip rhyough Mon- not in- ders it necessary- it tervene between Thibet and the Saskatchewan nnd Xoriheni 'i Chinese. If ever -the force emers j Alberta, He has derided that South- i Thibet it will withdraw as soon as j ern Alberta is the district for him, (Special to the j tne situation permits. j ;mcl in consequence has mau> arrange- Aug. Alrxan-j j ments wirh George Angus, rail estate t.r-r sew or.nco j PORT ARTHUR HELLO ;o purchase a half section of man charged wilh mui-di-ring a fellow j GIRLS WENT ON STRIKE Italian laborer, at f affray, two weeks ago, up for_trial at the nexr Charles (rerioux was also Port Arthur, Aug. Arthur was without telephone1 service be- tween midnight find one a.m. owing up before the same magistrate or. aj-to a strike of the girl operators on charge of assaulting a man named account of a wage trouble. On the Kerr, inflicting harm, and was promise they would get a fair nearing held for trial before Judge Wilson 'before the committee managing the who will hold a session of the county civic telephone department the girls court here on Fridav. ret-urned to duty. land about 35 miles southeast of the citv. here, and a number of have been named to complete work, of organization of Methodist pre-iin HiHdrop. the Crippen house, is promised to the church at. Lethbridge juratory college. The proceedings 'identified positively us Relic Ehnore. j before 'he annual conference met. and are subject to by the gen-i'The case against is believed ithe-v every r-i'fort to secure eral conference-1. Mr. Kerby desires! TO be clinched. to secure the consent of the board! Another Foolish Woman of Centra! church bwore he ACCIDENT TO STEWARD Vernon. C.. Aug. Quand of the si earner Oknnngan. -div- ing in the lake, struck his head on a rock and is now 5n Jubilee hospital completely paralyzed. It is feared his spine is also seriously injured. Tiie nastor. Rev. T. P. Perry, was given five wpekg vacation. The dif- terent reports show rhat the is in a flourishing condition. OP11C YOUNG MAN WAS DROWNED ROYAL ASSENT TO DECLARATION BILL Ixmdon. Augr. ns- session declaration bill which was read for the tJiird time in the House of Lords last night obtained royal assent today. London, Aug. police mar.ron is to iccompany AiirdK-ll 10 Canada 10 tako care of Sthol Lc-nfve. Crippen says friends will arranee for his defence. A rich woman whom IOLD MAN IN CORNWALL Crippen treated for deafness is said j HAS DISAPPEARED to have put. her wealth hi? dis-J Cornwall, man named J. posrH. Kailey. eighty years of ase. disap- j peared yesterday and no truce of him can bo found. Sunday was the ninth anniversary of his wife's death and Bailey had been worrying over it for bira re- CARTOONIST DEAD London, Aug. Samboume. the chief canoonist for Punch, died today after a Ions illness. He has been with a paper for forty years. some days. He has two daughters and one son residing here. Carmangay. Aug. i ports a sad drowning Ojv jtic when Car] Masnus Carlson i his life. The deceased was last seen j by bis sister about a quarter past six in the morning-, when he went out, and as he didn't return in an- hour's time and was subject to epi- leptic fits, she became anxious and went to look for him. He was found dead in about two feet of water op- posite the post office, Carlson was 32 years of and had been farming for some time at Optic. ;