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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald I Volume IV. TWELVE PAGES Lethbridjre, Alta.. Thursday, December lumber 10 II To Conduct Campaign Against Home Rule finl CM R. Line May Be Here Next Year C. N. R- May be Close to This City Next Year LOCAL M. P. P. SAYS Matters Before the Month- ly Meeting of Board of Trade Death Toll the Result of Flames in Philadelphia BRADWARMNE WIPED OUT Brardwardine, Dec. Fire started in Ortenburgh's store here this morning at 2.45 and burned the whole of the business portion of the town. Ortenburgh's general store; F. J. Field's, hard- ware; Massey-Harris, ware- house; Bank of Hamilton; R. Commons, general store; Denver Lumber Office and yard were destroyed. The' only business places left are a restaurant and a drug store. While Fighting Fire in the Stock, Yards District a Heavy Iron Canopy Fell and Crushed Them to Death Chicago, Dec. or moreiforty, it is The fire, car- iremen, among whom are believed its loss of life, whlcfl may reach MANITOBA MAYORS ELECT W. A. Buchanan, at the Board of Trade meeting held last! night in St. A president remarking that the in tb'1 last few months had taken up Winnipeg, Man., Dec. _, 4, UICB.U was re-elected Boniface today by a mayor of St. majority of ,237. D. G. Ross, former president of the matters the "provincial i -Board of Trade, was elected mayor of JLKL1J. _- A __ government, through the member today, debating A. oeL-arl him t.r> rPDOrt OH 1-sv 38. J. Jones the city, asked "him to report on some of the matters in question. Mr. Buchanan said it was quite true he had heard quite frequently from the board -and the government, m turn, had been hearing quite frequent- ly from him. In regard to the traffic bridge across the rKer to the north of the city, he said he had taken it up, Ijtif had received little encouragement. TiuV'was chiefly, oxing to the fact! that several or "the .towas to .the east ha'.'e also been' agitating for budges" to t better the would have a better chance or secur- ing the bridge it wanted by going ahead with the electrical railway idea and impress on the government that the bridge is required to enable the railway to tap the country north oi the river. One of the things he had to contend'with was that there were several heavy items on the estimates for the year for buildings in Lcth- There was the counted that in the house. Noticing would jump up in the house and com- plain that the cities were getting all appropriations. Land Titles Office by 38. to be Fire Marshall Batallion Chief Wm. Lieut. Fitzgerald, were James Moran, Burroughs and killed when crushed beneath a heavy iron can- opy, which fell upon them while they were fighting from which is a fire, the damage estimated at in the beef house of the Nelson, Mor- ris Co., Forty-third and Loomis sts., in the stock yards, early today. I forty, started from an explosion. Immediately after the. first alarm was given, the fire spread rapidly, and in a few minutes it was seen that the firemen had a hard fight on their hands. A general alarm brought marshal! Moran from his home on the west side of the city, and. as soon as he .took up the men. With reached the scene, he task of directing the line of pipemen and truckmen to the east entrance'of .the building, and the battle .against the flames was ta- ken up from beneath a heavy iron canopy, which hung menacingly- ab- ove them. Apparently not noticing their; dan- ger, the crowded beneath this' death trap, "and when, with the roar of an explosion and 'tumbling tons of bricks, the Fire Chief of the together with more .than a score of his aides, were lost from The Injured number not less than j Batallion Chief Burroughs, he led a view of their comrades: OUT AGAINST HOME RULE London, Dec. Can- adian Associated Press un- dersttndg that joint com- mittee of linionistis assoda- tions in Ireland will meet in February to organize o cam- ,paign in England and Scot- land against Home Rule. The campaign will toe on a more extensive scale than the country 'has ever known since the rejection of the Gladstone bill by the .House of Lords 'in 1593. FiRE IN HIGH RIVER HOTEL TO PAY CALL ONGREAT FALLS Board of Trade Decides to Arrange an Excursion PRESIDENT'S Heartily Endorsed at Board's Regular ly Meeting 'High. River, Dec. Alberta At the meeting of tlie full .Boari- Hotel was badly scorched last night; j of Trade, .which was icld-Jast. and the brigade had a hard, fight for three hours to get the fire Her control. All sat'ely and much saved. imitation of the Great of. .Commerce for -an Falls- Ul the sniests asc 5J. morning the north wall of factory fell. At ihe time the wall] collapsed there were about t-hirty po-' licemen and firemen working close to the tottering pile 01 bricks. Fifteen oi these were able to escape, but the. remainder were caught, many crushed to deatn. The total numbtc ;