Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 3, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta
TFe Lethbridge Daily Herald FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1909. LETH BRIDGE, ALBERTA, NO. 300. ENFORCEMENT OF THE LAW ASKED Proposition Of Moral and Reform League Regina, was a small attendance at the Y.M.C.A. auditori- um at 11 o'clock to-day when the an- nual convent-ion of the Social and Moral Reform association of Sas- katchewan convened. The mean at- tendance is attributed to the lateness of trains and it is expected that to- morrow's session will be larger. To- day the preponderance of delegates from points outside the city, on- ly a small sprinkling of local enthu- siasts being in attendance. The registration of delegates com- menced last night.and to-day the lo- cal and east trains brought in quite a number. Points far distant from W. T. R. Preston The Canadian Trade Com- missioner LIGHTED FIRE WITH COAL OIL BRITISH ELECTION DATES London, Dec. is prob- able that the first elections in boroughs will take place on January 8, and first in county constituencies on Jan. 17. ARGUES FOR OUR OWN NAVY Halifax, Dec. Longley, of Regina and Lloydminster, Battleford, supreme court bench and former- Attorn-cy-Gencra! of Nova Sco- tia, has entered the lists on the Can- Prince Albert and Melville are represented. The convention was open- ed, following a meeting of the execu- j tive of the association at 11 o c.ock. _ J His Lordship the Bishop of Saskatch-j _ ewan, occupied the chair and C. B. Keenlyside was secretary. The first, Qf Cowley, Dec. 2.-Word has just been received in Cowley. of a fatal acci- dent which occurred at the North Forks on Wednesday morning. While Mrs. Hayden, wife of a ranch- er living several miles north of Cow- ley, was lighting the kitchen fire she attempted to hurry matters by using the coal oil can with the usual re- sult of an explosion, setting fire to both the house and her clothing. Thinking more of her six months' old baby than herself she picked up the child and ran out of the burning house with it to a place of safety. The wind in the meantime fanned the fire in her burning clothing and she was soon enveloped in flames which caused her death. The unfortunate woman was only 19 years old, was F. W. BROWN OUT FOR ALDERMAN F. W. Browa, manager of the Brown Amusement Co., has decided to enter the municipal contest as a candidate for alderman. One of the main planks of tiis platform is muni- cipal government by commission, but not the abolition of the city council until the practicability of the com- mission government has been fully tested. DOWN IN GOOD OLD ONTARIO ANDRE HEARD FROM AT LAST Eskimos Have His Balloon Near Hud- son's Bay JURYBROUGHT IN SEVERE VERDICT Conductor Charged With Criminal Negligence Ottawa, Ont., Dec. very in- teresting story connected with long j lost Andre, the explorer, who twelve J years ago left Spitsbergen in a bal-} loon in search of the North Pole and Attoney-General Hon A. K, McLean For Nova He lectured at here before her marriage dian Club on the topics, "Shall Can-j cn Was Jessie Speers. aria have a navy and why." The County Councillor Accused Of Accepting Graft Woodstock, Ont., Dec. _-H VUVAO j f well known in Cowley, .baling iiveu tiong Qf graft among the county and HPT marriage. Her maid-i business of importance was the pre- senting of the report of the executive j on resolutions, which was as follows: "Having heard with alarm of the existence in Canada of the agents of the -White Slave traffic and believing it to be the first duty of thc state to protect the citizens, we hereby urge upon the -government of Canada j the need of more stringent tion backed by vigorous to stamp out .this most hideous crime. "Inasmuch as the laws of adian by herself, and expressed tion for a Dreadnought in the Imper- ial navy. He held that if we are to build a'Canadian navy, it is better to start now than in the future. That a money contribution could on- Iv be justified on the grounds of LOVELY AT MAGRATH Maerath. Dec. large number of the ratepayers of the town were present at the meeting called for the f selecting candidates for _.....g term for the town coun- cil" and the school board. It appeared at first as though an Section was township officials in Oxford county jhave been made and an investigation i.before County Judge Finkle is on. i James Vance, of New Hamburg, a contractor handling the goods of the Hamilton Bridge Co., swore he paid Charles Sutherland, reeve of East purpose of the ensuin that it is inconsistent forthcomin the'policy of Canadian auton- ships arc required to create a spirit candidates of healthy self-reliance Canada: j Qnc tell what as the meeting was not deal of discussion upon one upo now never returned has been told in an interview by Bishop Albert Pascal, j of Prince Albert, who has been the! guest of the Oblate Fathers in Otta-! wa and has now left for his diocese. Bishop Pascal has charge of an im- mense territory extending even as far north as the pole. His story had to do with the country in the eastern part of his diocese between Saskat- chewan and Hudson's Bay. There is a young priest. Father Turquotille, a member of the Oblate Order, who Scotia MESSAGE FROM IW.McNICOL Omaha, Neb., Dec. The National Corn Exposition opens here next Mon everything now points to a resides at Reindeer Lake, who had very }arge successful show. travelled extensively among the Es- States and Dominion Zorra, the sum o the contract bridge. T. cash, to get for building a L. Thaycr, of Aylmer, agent for the J. I- Case Threshing Machine Co., swore that M. T. Bu- chanan, of Ingersol, a member of the kirnos in the northern.part of the are both installing large gion in order to learn the.language, j exhibits which are bcing brou.g.ht On one occasion he went with a no- madic party about a day's journey to the northeast of Reindeer Lake and there met another party -of Eskimos. Noticing a revolver which the priest carried the Eskimos told him that some years before a "white I have been trying to. get a Cana- descended from Ihe sky and contain- dian zone created by the manage- jed white men who had killed many I, men-t, which would give us a chance themselves with I to enter for some of the big sweep- stakes, but' they will not do it and white men j we are out of everything except the condition.! milling contest. Seattje_ AIL the Western States have exhi- bits but I believe we have the only one from Canada aside from the go- vernment. county council, and was paid n .Canada. the-1' 'future not sufficiently explicit and com- j wouid 'bring" forth, the judge said, rplete to'make all fonns of race track j The possibilit-y was that in course be chosen. the etc.. the names.--------------. proposed. Christian Jensen Jr., was I the sale -of two the only one proposed for mayor and COUnty. i being the half of commission )mpany agents for road rollers for the he was" elected without a dissenting voice. Andrew Hudson gambling as an offense criminal code, and inasmuch as this special form of vice is particularly! insidious and baneful, amongst young j men, and has been put under thc ban' in; many of-the states of the thus driving its votories into Can-j ada, 'Therefore we urge that the gov- eminent of Canada take steps at OI- under the! m- tinre Canada might aspire to na- chosen; O. A, "Woblley the respectable i second and Dr. Sanders was the third in which case wouW be ah essential factor. PROTECT NAVIGABLE WATERS Ottawa. Dec. the Senate to- la v Senator BeJcourt moved the j thus putting the old council back in- 'to power and-thereby endorsing the policy That, has been carried out by them in the past term. It was proposed that the retiring trustees of the School-be again elect- Buchanan the money was due him" for his services in the contract, he being, in his words, "boss council." own caribou to supply food. They intimated that the were in a half starved None of the men were now living, they stated, hut the "white hocse" was still in existence, and was used by members of the'tribe as a sort of supply house for rope with which it was covered. If. is thought this may explain the' disappearance of Andre and his companions; .as An- dre may have landed at the place in- dicated and perished. Father Turqjic Think they know our record -and do not -intend to take -any' chances. From an this ex- bigger-ithan was'ex- pected. have given :t-hem much'better fates'than expect- ed and have extended them to cover more country. An attendance of to is looked for. I have got a good. corner space Frank, Alta., Dec. inquest into the death of Henry Kountz, the' pioneer who was found dead by the side of the railroad track near Maple Leaf the 20th of this month, was held yesterday By Coroner F. M. Pinkney with the result that the conductor of the passenger train who reported seeing the body lying in the snow but did not stop his .train' to investigate, was charged by the jury with criminal negligence: There was much feeling -at the. time over the fact that the train was not stopped as it was felt thc pioneer may have been alive when seen and that there might have been a possi- bility of prolonging his life had he been picked up. Owing to this feel- ing thc jury inquired sharply the facts and became into convinced the old man was still alive when -first seen, hence the severity of the ver- dict. From the evidence it appeared Mr. Passburg at three o'clock in the afternoon of the day on which he died, and that in all probability it was close to half 'past four when he fell in the snow. The "train pass- ed shortly before 5 o'clock and on reaching Frank the conductor report- ed seeing the body of a man lying''in the' snow at the" side of track onT At the the meeting. presen-t session of parliament to gir vRichani; Cartwright .he ex-i This is very pleasant SATISFIED WITH THE OLD COUNCIL tillc said Bishop Pascal, will make'a. good location for'our own exhibit I another journey'shortly and endeavor j and will have it in better shape than to get all the facts in with the Eskimo's story. connection nothing here at.all like it .'and it will-attract lots of attention. all forms of race track gambling crime throughout the Dominion.' "Inasmuch as our present 'system fines and imprisonment put the burden of the punishment upon the wives' and children of the inebriates and allows two offending classes, namely, the drunkard and the drink sellers to go scathlessly. 'Therefore recommend that the Government Saskatchewan have a system simi- j lar'to that in vogue elsewhere, by which the inebriates are placed in state institutions and given suitable employment and their wages paid to the dependent family if there be such.1 The subject of "habitual adultery .was dealt with in a short resolution as follows "Knowing as all men must, the family is the unit in the and shows that state of! the people Two hundred and twenty-five tons more soft coal arrived and were un- plained that the purpose of the _ was to forbid the pollution of streams have placed every confidence in the the sources of' men who are at the head tne 'town's government. a.ncl thereby protect water supply. ANNUAL MEETING OF THE CLAR- ESHOLM RATEPAYERS John 'Dillon, murderer of Constable A1.HJ1-U loaded at Fort William coal docks Shea, of Montreal, has obtained an- durrag.-navigation season of than! other week's respite in order to en- during-any previous year in the'his-j able sanity expert, to examine his tory of the port. mental condition. that state ASQUITH'S PROTEST IS PASSED BY COMMONS Laborites Pledge Support to the Covernmcnt- the Lords -Balfour Defends upon which it depends for its stabil- ity, we deplore any loosening of the family ties and we call upon the gov-j ernment of Canada to enact such j laws as will nis-'S a criminal offense. London, Eng., Dec. House of Commons by a vote of 349 to 134 today passed the resolution or Pre- mier Asquith to the. effect that in re- jecting the government budget qill the House of Lords had committed a breach of the constitution and usurp- cd Qf the House of Com, M_ Arthur Henderson, leader of T-. i_ tr------- trie L.aoor rart> m mv, Commons, announced that the gov- We urge upon the Government of j erament liavc the whole heart- I support of the The object oi his resolution Asquith explained was to make t and solid protcst against r _ the Lords in regard to this matter. The mem- bers of the House of Commons need Saskatchewan the desirability of ex- tending municipal franchise to British subjects who -are tenants in cities, renting property assessed at a value of SSOO or over and who have been prococdmgS of resident three months prior to ing the list." j The most important resolution oij all, so far as accomplishing the aims j of the association is concerned, was: the following This council believing that the li- censed sale of intoxicating liquor as a beverage is injurious both to the state and to the individual declares "itself as opposed to any form of leg- islation which sanctions such sale. Pre- CHOSE HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL Claresholm, Nov. anniai meeting of ratepayers was held la-H night in the council hall, but ther were no fireworks to speak of. Thai general opinion seemed to be tha the old council should be left to fri ish the large undertakings they have on hand. A vote of confidence was Secretary of State Murphy Pro- passed in the old council. Finan- j ILLEGAL TO PUBLISH TIPSTERS' NEWS not be ashamed to be called pedants! cially it seemed. if they used the same means as Sad those who, in the past put an end to the usurpation on the part of the as vy-a water to he ex- and light pected, that the works have cost more than was ex- pected. Of course, there are two Lords. He contended that there was j councillors who have left the imme- not a single clause in the budget but diaie district and they no doubt wil eerning which parliament has been which was not relevant to the matter j rcsign so that there will be an overwhelmed toy bwshels of correspond- T' --of-; cncc entered into the deliberations of the House to-datf when a tfill promoted b Mr. H. H- Miller oi South Grey poses Legislation in Amend- ment to Anti-Cambltng Bill Ottawa, Dec. much mooted question of race track gambling con- i-dimensions. It was further adjourn- POLICE COURT The seventeen day old Lessard quor selling is having time develop into pretty well grown near the Maple Leaf mine.' Three hours elapsed between the time of the report and that at which the relief party reached the scene, The jury- believed from the evidence submitted that the man had not been" dead more- than an hour when the Body was "re- covered -as there was still' -warmth in it when examined by Dr. Malcblms'on in Frank considerably over' three hours after the discovery.1 Basing; its .pigment' on the deductions drawn, from this the jury returned the foil owing verdict; "The jury finds that the" deceased. Kenry -to his death from failure of the heart "-accelerated by exposure. "The jury desires to charge the conductor of the train who -reported the body by the track, with criminal negligence, for not stopping-the train and examining 'deceased', as'from :me- dical evidence, in all probability, de- ceased was alive when the train passed." The name of the conductor has not been disclosed by the railroad' people and his identity is not as yet known. to the police. Whether any steps will be taken in conformity with the verdict of the coroner's jury, the lo- cal head of the department was un- able to say today. of raising revenues. If thc contcn-j tjon. Mayor Frost will continue tion of thf. Lords that in rejecting fice without doubt, the budget they were only referring i Considerable annoyance has been it to the people held good, no Liber-! expressed by those who were sum-jcumc up for the second reading. The al government would be safe. They j m0ned as witnesses to the Supreme ensuing debate was until late to- raight have to refer all taxes to the Court at Macleod. When the court; night. This committee is to be corn- people and the Lords would have-" i-ho opened on Tuesday there were 175 in attendance, and, of power to King to dissolve Parliament. After quoting authori- ties in favor of his contention that thc Commons had 'the exclusive right to determine the matter of taxation and expenditure, Asquith concluded: "When democracy voted for a Lih- attendancc, and, of! Blair, Sinclair, course, the accommodation in Mac- tin teverely taxed, (though! Tho objccl Of ttie hill is to this morning on account of the absence of Mr. Harris, thc counsel for the defense. It will be proceeded with oh Monday without fail. Thc case of theft against Ah Yuen was proceeded with this morning. A warrant was issued for Len Bonk on a charge of cruelty to animals, posed of Messrs. Miner, Cok, left hit team standing tied to Stratton, and Mar- k-od was courts an anything about In the after- noon six of- the cases were decided 10 be taken this week and the bal- not supposed to know j gowll tju. business of pool selling, and betting, but, it was a post, unblanketed for six hours. It is the intention of the police to pro- Put sccuu- in every instance of this na- tnrf, an-d where horses arc left out in this severe weather the police will noticeable from the outset that thc'rsw, they are stabled at the ex- impression was strongly intrenched dormant second iance OIi ami Monda-v> the minds of the members of both its' slumbers a large number of witnesses that it was impossible to Icfiis- nullified thn work of the House of to return later But.it j to thc morals of the i.surely should be possible for the the good could be accom- some scheme j by Three cabinet; expressed themselves. Mr. Commons." ponsc of the owners. "While not as the local option! oi the school managc- evils of j ment committee of the Public School the liquor traffic, this council recog-j Board last night. W. A. Wilson, B.A. nizes its great value and endorses the j principal Of the Kenbra, Ont., high campaign to banish the bar from school was appointed principal of the Saskatchewan by means of local op-' high school. There were many appli- "pcrience throughout Canada hav j cations from first mg snown that u can be effectually class men and the committee had a difficult task before wan Government. and before laws should he in the hands ot tbV are most favorable, aws sftouw DC ptraoncll of! The committee was unable to get a mends of the law. The person among thc dozen or more applications in for that po- the bureau should be made up with suitable assistant among tnt, uuircu applications in f< this view. STRUCK GAS AT MILK RIVER "Resolved that the action of the nesses in points of the compass to attend the opening of the court. House of Lords in refusing to pass j Thft 't.lcctric it is now said, will be in service'by the. 15th of Dec. We'll have a bright lighted Xmas. into law the fmancialprovisions by this chamber for thc expenses of the year was a breach of the cc-nsti- tution and a usurpation ot tie rights of the House of Commons. js to take the place !of Dr. Wallwin, who has gone to Following the premier, A. J. His name is Gibson, and he four strenuously defended the action of the Lords who he said had a clear conviction of their powers. These were not excessive and efforts made to curtail them partook of a petti- ness in character and were extremely inconsistent to the public interest. In declaring that, the constituencies should be consulted they had not gene comes from Ontario. J. Gumming is from home just now, but will bo back to-morrow night. HUGH SCOTT RECEIVED PAST'CASTER'S JEWEL The members of North Star Lodge Xo. -1 A. F. A. M. spent a very thc ry of gambling which seems to be. lie declared, strongly entrenched in the British make up. Hon. Charles Murphy, secretary of state, who re- cently came into open conflict with the Toronto Globe in the issuing of a charter to a racing association in the Queen City, spent most of his time revamping his.quarrel "with the chief Liberal organ and announced that he intended to move an amendment mak- ing it illegal for newspapers to print the news of tipsters or publish the information and ventured to say that more people were driven gambling crazy over thr bridge table. An excellent speech by Mr. Monk beyond the functions, which should -be CT1j0yablc evening last night, left to the second chamber, he said. occasion of the official visit ol H. J. Though the reference of the bills j Smith, and the presenta- to the country by the Lords was tjon Of a past master's jewel to their privilege, and their opponents A new lower are advertising again for applica- ence, comprising Gaspe and vicinity, tions. sition. AH were from women except j had no right to lay claim to this rar They ity as showing the power of the up- per chamber in this respect should Roman Catholic diocese is j one and he-was not acceptable. advrrtisine aeain lor ai fall .in to desultude. Right Worshipful Brother Hugh Scott. The latter part of-the evening was given over to banquetting, sonss'and speeches. who defended thc Montreal Jockey Club and Racing Association as a splendid organization which encourag- ed the breeding of horses, was an in- teresting feature. That to enforce the law if it passed he said might be interfering with provincial rights, was another assertion of Mr. Mor.li. Thc debate was thc brightest of the session and was well maintained, i morning. LICENSED VICTUALLERS AGREEABLE TO REDUCTION Montreal, Dec. the introduction into the city council of the early closing bylaw, the licensed victuallers' association today at its annual meeting inaugurated a .plan of campaign. If closing conditions' are retained, as they are the associa- tion agreed to the reducing of the number of licenses from 453 to 400 the proprietors to be given five years to liquidate their business. Lawrence A. Wilson, the president, inaugurated this plan and only consented to ac- cept re-election on its adoption by thc association. rush that Otto the well, cried Milk River, Dec. Reming- ton and brother Oeto, while drilling well for Fred Rowly, a short dis- tance cast of Milk River, struck, a heavy pressure of gas at 108 feet and so strong was thc Remington, while in for help and when he was brought to thc surface was almost asphyxiated, an-d some time elapsed before he came around. Mr. Rowly says there is still a strong flow from the well and that he is careful not to strike a match near. Seventeen feet below the gas he found fine water, soft and nice for the family laundrying. This is thc second time gas has been struck near here. COULDN'T HIS LIFE Salt Lake City, Dec. ed with eviction from the hotel where he was staying with his bride because he could not pay his bill, Capt. W. A. Johnson, a well known mining ex- pert, took cyanide of potassium yes- terday and was found dead in his room. Acquaintances say that John- son was formerly manager for Gug- genheim Mining properties in Nicar- agua and South America, served Ce- cil Rhodes in South Africa and made- a brilliant record in the Boer war under the British flag. He is said to have spent a fortune in mining claims in Nevada. Jean Buckley, 16 years oW, of Tor- onto, was probably fatally shot by the accidental discharge of a rifle in the hands of her brother, at their Osier Avc., Wednesday home on CASES OF CRUELTY TO DUMB Two or three farmers are likely to have a severe lesson on the matter of cruelty to animals. This mornioj; two teams of horses are in the liv- ery stables, having been taken there by the city police during while the, owners were off at unseem- ly and indecent places. One team was left standing for seven hours in storm yesterday, with no covers them. Their cases will come up before magistsate.