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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 25, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta 1Ee Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. I LETHBRIDGE, A L T A TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 1108. N.O 2 I PROPOSING A PAID FIRE CHIEF Chief Fowler the Man For Position New Fire Engineer The fire uiul light departments re- ceived considerable attention at the council meeting last night. Acting on the report of the fire ami light committee the resignation of John Nivcn, engineer for the Tire brigade, was accepted', to take effect ono month from date. The Chief was instructed to secure the services of another driver for the chemical engine to take the place of the present man who leaves ut the end of the .month. An electric department man will be appointed to take charge of the fire alarm system on Sept. 1st, on com- pletion of Mr. Burbridge's term r' office. The electric department will be held responsible for the working of the system. (Continued on Back Page.) Kidnapped Twin-Boy8 HagersviVle Aug. twin sons of Sylvanas.Dayton of Mil- twin sons of Sylvauus Dayton of Mil- ton were kidnapped from the home of es> on the New Credit reserve, about three miles from Hagersville. The children on the road in front of the doctor's house when two women in a buggy drovr; up and put the children in the buggy and hurried away, ft is supposed that one of the women was tin; mother of the child- ren, who resides in Toledo, Ohio. A few months ago the father secured the children from, their mother in a similar manner, bringing them to "I he home of his paccnts. THREE MEET DEATH ON C.P.R. ICeir Uardie, .M.'l1., the labor lead- er travelled second class from Liver- pool to Montreal. New Yorkers Buy Land A party of men from New York state have bought a tract on the Cameron ranch from tho O. W. Kcrr Co. They will erect buildings and have purchased a steam outfit from [the Kerr Co. which they Btirt I to work immediately, breaking for ja crop next year. TENDERS ARE TOO HIGH Lowest Figures on the Fire Hall Contract Higher Than Appropriation None of the tenders for the erec- tion of the new fire hall were accept- ed by the city council last night. Two tenders only were received these were far in excess of the es- timates. -Consequently the plans will reduced to come within the esti- mates and new tenders will be called for. The tenders on the building were received from Eros. Wilson .or and from Wm. Oliver for Win. Head Co. plumbing 2123 Total Thus the lowest tenders amount to while the estimates pro- vide for Struck by Passenger Train East of Winnipeg Building Falls Killing Workmen Chelsea, Mass., Aug.' thirty foot brick wall for a building which is being erected in Chelsea Square to replace one burned down by fire April, collapsed today and buried more than a score of workmen. Tluve bodies were taken out in first half hour and fifteen, wen more or lews in. jured were removed to tin- S. ma- rine hospital, where ii was re-ported that several would "die. Winnipeg, Aug. Mil- ton, chief accountant in the pay- master's office of the C. P. R. with headquarters here and two section men were run over and killed last night by transcontinental train No. 97 at Eagle River. To Milton was assigned the task of going over the line to Fort William every month distributing the pay cheques to th.e employees along the route. He was on one of these regular trips when! he met his death. Several of the! men were at work on the track and on the siding. He had handed a j number of chfqutfi out and was in the act of handing out more when No. 97 came along at a fair rate of speed and Milton and the two men whom he was about to pay stepped from the main-line track to the side track the train coming down the lat- ter right of way and crushing them under the wheels, killing them in- stantlv. RUGH GUTHRIE'S OPPONENT Ont., Aug. Newslead of this ciiy, Com-rvative, will oppose Hugh Outline M. p, for the Commons. New York In the Lead Pittsburg, Pa., Aug. York took the lead in the nice for the pen- nant of thre National League today by taking two games from Pittsburg by scores of 4 to .1 ami 5 to 1 before a crowd of people. HOTELKEEPERS London, Out.; Aug. twen. ty hotel keepers charged with selling liquor after hours during the 011 Boy's reunion appeared before the po- lice magistrate this morning and all pleaded guilty. They were fined .1 total of without costs. Tho cases were not heard publicly and i o evidence was. tala-n. Gas Struck At Calgary Calgary, gas and plenty of it. That is the story that will sound like music to the ears of the Calgary- people. Jt happened yesterday morning at the new well which the companyLis drilling to the east of the city. The drill had only gone down about six hundred feet and although .'it.- was expected that gas would be -encountered after that depth had been reached, it was not expected that there would be such a flow of gas as turned out to be the case. MADE A VOTE FOR LABOR DAY City Council Grants a -Police For North Ward Adamites Stick To Their Belief Sultcoats Sask., Aug. Sharpy tlu; A'ianjitc leader, and his followers passed through here last night and camped on tlu; outskirts of the town. On Sunday large crowds of interested spec-tutors listened to the preaching and singing. A cou- ple ol the company are on the gua-rd all the time armed with loaded rifles. They SL't-rn as determined in their be- lief as ever and declare they will die before submitting to arrest. A mem- ber of the R. N. W. M. V. accompan- ied them while here. All the members of tho city coun- cil were present at a special meeting last night to consider the tenders 1'or the new hull, th? bylaw voted on last week, and some business in con- nection with the fire and light depart wonts. The bylaw to erect a nesv stand pipe and force main, and a septic tank also to take over the site and plant of the Electric Co. WUH put through. On the wired advice of Aid. Ives a few slight amendments were mad'? in the wording. The bylaw comes into effect on Sept. 1st, 1908. The Trades and Labor Council was granted for the Labor Day pa- rade. The report of the secretary treasur- er re local improvements was adopt ed. Notices of assessment will be sent to property holders withia the prescribed area and a court of revi- sion for the hearing of appeals will be held on Sept. 15 at eight o'clock. The Mayor spoke of the advisabili ty of swearing in firemen as special policemen aud of soon putting a po Ikeman in the North Ward. Accounts in connection with the market, the bylaw and the Fernie Re lief Fund amounting to were passed. Robt. Connel, an I.C.TC. engineer, had a leg cut on" below the knee by the Ocean Limited at Campbellton, x. B. H. C_ Hammond Is Very Sick MURDER OFAN OFFICER'S Mysterious Crime U Committed Near Old London Toronto, Aug. C. Hani. mond of the firm of tfsler, Hammond IS'anton is lying seriously ill at his residence, Grosvenor St., following an operation which was performed yes- terday morning in connection with an affection of the throat. He was said to be somewhat improved last night. London, Aug. wife of Ma. jor. Gen. Charlt-s Edward Luard was mysteriously murdered this afternoon in a desolate wood near Seven Oaks which if, a short distance out of Lon- don. Major General Luard is a .re- tired officer of the Royal Engineers. He entered the army in 1857. He devised the scheme for the rearma- ment of Gibraltar. He founded the society of rifle clubs in 1901 and tho Patriotic Society in 1907. WILL NOT RUN Brantford, Ont., Aug. Fraser has declined to run against Hon. William Patterson in Brant, and Mayor Patterson, of Paris, is likely to be the Conservative candi- date. TO HAVE ELECTIONS SOON Cabinet May Fix the Date This Week Sir Wilfrid Laorier Returns to Ottawa Ottjiwa. Aug. 24.-Sir Wilfrid- Laur. ier came back to Ottawa this noon looking greatly benefitted by inet ministers are in the city and his holiday. Many of the other cab- SOCIALISTS WILL SURELY GOMETO POWER IN BRITISH COLUMBIA Tenders" for .'lieuting plumbing were received as follows: Hick Hardware Co Heart Co. heating AXTELL UNDER ARREST Winnipeg, Man., Aug. 24. Samuel W. Axtell, masseur of the Stobart Block, Portage Ave., was arrested last night by the city police on a rant sworn out by Coroner English Axtell was charged with criminal ne- glect in the death of William J. Rob- inson, which it was found by the coroner's jury, was due to Axtell's assuming the .responsibility of' the appendicitis, when he "was in their opinion unskilful and L lied as "a medical man." That Was the Prediction of E. T.Kingsleyin Addressing a Mass Meeting At Oliver's Hall Last V? Night Value of the Wage Earners Workers are Slaves, He Saiys -Last night E. T. Kingsley, 'editor V-ing, he said he hod seen this groxv j for six months, and had seen tracks in them? When he saw the Alexsm- to that comfort and luxury. The of the Western Clarion and Socialist from the antedeluvian stage to the a mile long when down cast vith candidate for Vancouver, B. C., deli- WOMAN OF NO. 3 IS SHOCKED WITH LIGHTNING House Was Struck One Person in the Hospital Mrs. M. Easton. a resident of No. n, will some tinic time in the hospital ns the result of an electric shock received during the storm yes terrviy. Two pr three' other in the house at the time were knocked down and a child in the arms of one received a rut. Mrs.Enston was considerably burn- ed down one side of her body. Her clothing was torn by the bolt and her shoes nnri stockings burst open and torn off. She was in. a semi- conscious condition for some hours. but is doing nicely today. Dr. Mc- Xally was called and he had Mrs. Easton removed to the hospital. Tbe bolt in striking the house knockcc the chimney off. broke sev- eral windows, tore a lean-to and upset the front door-step. Mrs. Easton and the others arc extremely fortunate in escaping with their lives. vered an address on and Economies.'' Oliver's Hall was comfortably filled, at 8.30 when Jos. Barclay took the chair and introduced Mr. Kingsley, who said the chairman, hart ncvotw his life's labor on behalf of labor. In oiMjiine. ilr. Kingsley culled atr tentinn to a most remarkable state of affairs that existed in al! history, namely, misery and distress among the working classes. The resources of the earth had not yet. 5wcn touch- ed upoar Fully one-quarter of -the useful class have been idle for the hist six months, and with the whi- ter months approaching the workers were up ngainst a very serious prop- osition. Today every revenue was controll- ed by the capitalist class and could be used for only one the benefit of the capitalist. Capital was the resources of the earth when these things were making a profit. He instanced a factory fully cquipp ed to carry on the production of A lock was put .on the door nud theTactory closed down. It is then useless. Assuming that this fac tory unlocks the gates, they call up- on working classes to get jobs, and when the process of motion is started the owners begin to start to make profit. If the profit is made out of these men they ore deprived of what they make if the mills do not work. The sjwaker referred to land in new method, and explained the doing away with labor as inventions in- creased. He stated according to the advance of machinery that the er was just as badly oft now as he as before these inventions arose. arc the instruments of pro- weeds and grass growing through the dra Hotel in Winnipeg, he asked if man said he was a Conservative. Mr. the working people stayed there. He Kingsley said he knew he was and he wheels, aud this in the midst was they stay there had a good mind to notify the of the -busy season. more thau one minute they would be W.M.P. ut .the next station that he This meant that a quarter of the locked up." He thought it peculiar had escaped from the asylum at New working .class iti this western coun-I that the men who built it could not Westminster. try were out of work. If there was. any word in the Eng- The working people, the lish language that should be elimin- l.ools, resources, of the earth, ated it should lie the word "work." eir Tl is was the svstem which con-! Who did work? Horses, mules, oxen afford to stay there and were unable j The speaker then mentioned that even to look at it. t if they lived in Vancouver they could Coming down east, he met a C.P. get a ride in an automobile if they fronted the working men just now. By virtue of the fact that the cap- italist owned- the production, ihey own the 'war-King classes. Six weeks ago. the speaker saw :i suit track hnlf a mile long, w.itli en- gines that had not turned a wheel and the two-legged animal. R. man and his wife with two or broke a the quodr" We three children. They had been trav-. make the jails to lock ourselves tho Johnston elling some tiinr, and the -.vur'.ian acLusily holt! in subiec-[ man 'Tabbed all the rest, with the exception of Mr. Templeman, will be here tomor- row to attend the meeting of the council. There is no doubt that the question of the elections will tenta- tively be settled. In fact, it is set- tled now, as a majority of the Gov- ernment favor an appeal to the coun- try this autumn and the chances are ten to one that an appeal will be made. This is well understood by both sides as the political activity throughout the country indicates. However, there" will be no dissolution of Parliament, and no definite an- nouncement .O.L a.n. election, date.-Im- mediately'. The election will "probV ably take place in October or Novem- ber and there is ample time still for dissolution. A DARING HOLD-UP Vancouver, B. C., Aug. Haines, driver for the Fashion Livery .stables in New Westminster, was the victim of a highway robbery on Saturday evening while driving along road in -a surrey. A the horse and then The doctrine of work has been children looked thoroughly worn out. doctrined into us since we He got into conversation with thorn. born. Who told us that -there was and asked thorn if they knew thsre "dignity" in work? The working classes make all the was a sleeper further back. The man replied that lie xvas aware of The palaces that are built. Do they live fact, but his did not entitle him F. HL SHERMAN MAY CONTEST CALGARY It Is Rumored That He Will Represent the Socialist Party Political Gossip From All Over the Dominion Calgary, Alberta, August Star, one of the leading Tory The News says: A meeting of of the Province of Quebec, tendered the executive committee of the So. Mr. Borden the hint for the good of cialist party in Alberta was held in the Tory ship. Hen. Geo. E. Foster Calgary last night and the outcome should bo disposal of as was his is likely to, bo a candidate in at least great proto.typo, Jonah. The HalL all the southern ridings. A conven- Herald also irnvt; its opinion that tion for Calgary will be called in o "M.r. Borden would greatly strength- few days, just as soon as the vacious on himself with tho people by rele. unions and labor bodies can get to- gating Mr.Foster to a seat on the back gether and name their delegates. At benches of the It has now a convention held some time ago, recanted, however, and in connection which was fully n presentntivo, of In. j with Mr. Popov's present tour in the Lethbridge being valuable. Let the il to take mdep-nd- j Maritime Pr-vm.v, associates Mr. ent action on tho. Socialist plaUorm. Fr-stor's name wiiii that of Mr. Bor. Tht! party hus a mode-rate platform 'den ns a im-mb. r "i any Conservative there is nothing in it to offend Government that inicht he formed, the most extreme unionist. Consider.' A LONG VOYAGE Halifax, Aug. A. Wood Mrs. Wood of Now York, arriv- ed at Charlotletown, P.K.I, today aft- T a canoe voyage from New York. The only portion not paddled was a few miles across New Brunswick from the Bay of Fundy. The couple were only a little over three v.-eeks coming from Gloucester Mass., to Charlettetown. working people leave ami what did these land values mean. The coal und value of the real estate is the value of the working man. Was the capitalist aware the workers possess- ed so much value. If the owner wanted a four lesreed mule he had to pay for it. hut if he wanted a two-legged animal be got. him for nothing. Referring to the growth of wheat in this country, Mr. Kingsley stated nmidst much laughter, that a few- weeks ago Mr. the grand mo- gul of the C.P.R. came out to "look over his ranch." lie was merely looking over what the C.P.R. would make. He heard considerable talk about a Conservative going around with his picture machine, telling n his knees. She an hurriedly t" tlio house and got -i knife and cut liio rope. She was none too soon ns Knock was almost Medical atvntion was quickly replacing of strikers with inese labor. Mr. Sherman has also cultivated tho farmers and is looked upon as the most likely man to get summoned and anor many minutes a fair share of the country vote. work man vosucitatfd. Knock had boon suffering: from melancholia Montreal for the past two weeks. Thos. Curtis Havelock, is after tin- Liberal nomination in East Peterboro Ont., for the House of Commons. There is a rumor down east that T. E. U-adburn. M. P. P. West IV- tion. The working man could not Ttlvfhk the audience who was a whether Republican, Democrat, Lib- eral or Conservative. These were the names for capital. A mere handful of people hold the power in this country because we gave them the power. The only erence between the two parties was hat one was in and the other was 5ut. Whoever comes out they talk ibout "our "our future" ind the workers sit around and think they are talking about us. j The government rests on the fran- chise. Never did a class exist before that had this legal right in its lands. What is Instrument of the working classes. The govurn- struck the man over the head rendered him unconscious. terboro. may be taken into tho Whit- ney cabinet as minister without port- folio. Mr. Bradburn is a splendid typo of man and would be a distinct addition to the Ontario gnvornm: nt. Hon. Liberal A. (i. Mackay opposition in leader of the tiio Ontario legislature may be the Liberal can- didate for House of Commons in North Grey. Hon. T. M. of Winnipeg. says ho is out of politics and will not contest Brandon rumored. A short time ago The J. J. Hughes, M. P., has been re. nominated by Kings c mmy. P.K.I. Liberals. Ex-Mayor Thos. Ryan is mentioned as a possible candidate for mayor ol Winnipeg. Tt is in Ottawa that Mr A. (roboil, the deputy minis- ter of public works, may the Lib- eral candidate in Montnvirmency the sitting member for that county Mr. George Parent, opposing Mr Lorenzo RobitJiillo, the Nationnlis member for the county of Queb c. DARING HOLD-UP IN YELLOWSTONE PARK Loae Highwayman Gets Away With a Big Haul Hotel, Yellowstone Park, nent gets this power from tnc work- Wyoming. Aug. 25. The most daring ers. When workers accomplish j up in the west in many years what they have now set. out to do, occurn-d yesterday within the bound- the capitalist would be put in his j a proper place.' If he wes a woman, and his hus- band went to tho poll and voted to consent thul the chains of slavery should go on. he would uke a piece to drivers or tourists, on' tho luvl and "knock his block of passengers rios the Yellowstone Park. The work was done by a lone highway, man and the passengers were atwo. lutt.-ly helpless in his hands as no puns are permitted in the park either From the it is esti. to B. C.. Mr. Kingsley nintwl that approximately two thou. snid the lime was not far off when dollars in cash was obtained, the Socialist party would control worth and other pa. thnt provincial house. brsides a rich haul in watches The working men were the most jewelry. In comical class on the earth. When tho 1 lne wage slave became extinct, he did not highwayman all twenty-one Geyser Basin, was encountered know what they would do for i five- miles further on at a lone. The Chir.'rvs and Japs, now that we along the banks of Spring taught them the industry, arc! Creek, a tributary of the Fire River. heading us out, and instead of shipping to them, turned. the tables are In conclusion, he that yon are living under the great- est empire you over saw; nrmembor you cannot take food unless ynu pay Mr. K. A. by the Cosiservitiv lor it; remember it is unlawful to sleep in the si root, box car. or If you haven't tho pi-ire of food, don't eat. If you haven't the price of a bed. don't sloop. Remember the Uniou. .lack and the glorious institu- was nominated t :on. because these are founded the ereatest institutions in which we live. Hut. don't, for heaven's sake! s of Bromo conn-! ty, Quebec, to oppose Hon. Sydney HV Fisher in tho coming Dominion elec- take the power in your own hands i UP> tiona. put your men into parliament. 1 The creek is lined with bushes. The first lot of coaches, numbering seven and following each other closely pas- sed the place unharmed. There was a gap between and the next lot following. As tho first of the eight along, the highwayman stepped from tho bushes and ordered the dri- ver to halt. He did not molest any of tiie drivers but warned each not to start Im tram or ha would be sivt. The last coach contained five young ladies. The highwayman ob- tained very little from them but stepped long enough to obtain some In all about 125 people were suffer. ;