Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 23, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta
Volume IV. TWELVE PAGES Lethbridffe. Alta., Friday, December Number No Kids on the Magrath Streets NEARLY THIRTY LIVESAOST IN CHICAGO FIRE Made Woman Go and Vote RECOVER MANY BODIES FROM CHICAGO FIRE Total Number of Casualties may Reach Thirty or More-Fire is Still Burning Fiercely last night and this morning firemen worked on the lire at the stock yards plant of Mor- ris Co. The firemen place the list of dead and missing at the startling number of from twenty to Many more firemen, es- s- caped death today in a. continued at- tack on the flames. As members of vjr ten engine.-- 'companies were playing wtaer on "warehouse No. 6, where the r flames had broken out afresh, the walls suddenly collapsed. Captain John Windeheim, of engine company knocked down by flying tiin- sff ber and seriously injured. In the confusion Wm. Sheridan, clerk in the stock yards, was knocked off a plat- form and perhaps fatally injured At ten o'clock the fire was still burn ing fiercely. From warehouse-No. 6 the flames were leaping to tlie other buildings, and just before retiring from, the scene because of'sheer es- naustion, Acting Chief Seferlich said he saw no way of preventing the burn ing of warehouse Nof'o.V' The falling of the walls and; the scattering of .the burning timbers caused a temporary retreat of the firemen Just after, daylight today, two more j bodies had been recovered. These, with the eighteen bodies previously the total up to twenty, missing, U. S. ADMIRAL GETS INTO TROUBLE 'Drop of Blood" Speech Delivered England in Five or six firemen are still and until the ruins are AROUSES TAFT Admiral is Asked to Fur- nish a Verbatim Report THE LOAN p NOT A SUCCESS London, Dec, Sas- katchewan loan was almost a complete under- writers having. 88 .per cent, .thrown on their hands. Winnipeg; Dec. menting on the-above, a local financial authority, said that an attempt was made to is- sue this million pound ster- ling four per cent.-loan.of the Saskatchewan government's at Saskatchewan four per cent, had- been ruling at about 102 London'mar- ket, .and theiprice at which- the new issue was' offered consequently not very at-- tractive... JT" v Washington, D. C., Dec. re- suu primand wili.be givea. .Commander cool- j William S. Sims" of the Minnesota if j ed, the authorities thought it would lit turns out that the "last be impossible to tell exactly the num- drop of- blood -speech" which he is ber-of deaths. It was thought, how- said to have' delivered at. the Guild- ever, it would not be more hall banquet to the officers of the visiting American fleet in.London of WAS INJURED Magrath, THEY CLAIM IT IS NOT A SjRjKE P l'u rri-b e rs Declare They Merely Left Their Jobs DIFFERENT VIEW Of the Situation is Taken by the Builders' Exchange Tie plumbers.- and .steamfitters: em- AVIATOR MAY HAVE __ DRlpD INTO THE SiA No Intelligenee Grace, who Making is Return Flight from France J to -England London, Dec. There- is- BO news ;j the -iDore optimistic talked ot r. a this afternoon of the f ate of Cecil 6rd flight. with- its- termination Grace, the aviator 'who disappeared England., .Warships -brought in a. fog attempting th'e." return no word 'o! "encouragement: -Partiou-: flight 'from Calais, France to Dover. j lar interest centres over. Grace, It feared he fell into the North is a sportsman aviator, not1 :a pro- Sea. Motor carrys -R-ere out all night fessional, and has made -some' searching, the.. English "coast, while flights. warships scattered along .the shores' swept the sea with wifeless inquiries concerning the airman. A false report that he had' landed' at Deal, for a short time xious friends, but when this He was born .in Chili; thirty-. years ago, son' of ..TV, RX Grace, han New -York -City, .and. Was from Columbia -University, 'and ,when.'his. parents ;-went to land he .-studied at Oxford! .not so every, means member dfr the n. -Frie the visiting American fleet in' don on Dec. 3. Lon- in his .bed. suffering'from internal in- juries received-in a smash-up which ployed Western-..Plumbing T A kth t d m vas [interested in-all I m, :-i to the- hope that the aviator, through of-prominence was.. tney nave -gone. ;0nstrike. They mam-: of Ms; nizhi -bv I over the British tain that'they have merely quit their :tne dlscoVeJ7 of his ..error, rtugm. off Sheerness.-He'used'a Wright -jobs as individuals; which they are, jchille at and flW fifty milesl' thP.r maintain-' libertv to ot Nonolk' Both. President- Taft and Secretary occurred last night.-Mr. Roberts; was of the Navy. Meyer want naval offl- driving a partj' to Raymond, where a eers abroad to understand ivis -a churc -hservice was be held in the indiscretion to sen- Fresbyterian' cnurcli, and while driv- hicago Judge Says it is SameVas Wall Street Gamblin agratK Council Has Passed a Gurfew By-law timents of- the character credited to Mr. Sims. Commander Sims has been ordered According to the published ac- counts he said: -time ever comes when the British empire .is seriously menaced by an external enemy, it-is my opin- ion you "may 'count upon everv man, Magrath; Dec. town coun-! every dollar, and every drop of blood- ing orer a of road in the Pot Hole- Coulee the horses be- came frightened, afitl the buggy was overturned. Fortunately Mr. Roberts i was the only one seriously Chicago, Dec. society wo- man who-play's bridge for a stake is cil. held; its final .session-for'the year of your kindred across the seas." as much a-gabbier as the, Wall street mo .iix 'town Jensen According to the cabled reports T, -aJ1 Ole COUIlc'mors present, London, exception has been tak- 'lett and tfO-the'-utterances from many; quar-i Belle vue Local; No; rn- T.rif> npr nrntinn nf trip. _ j___' i n -___ The curfew: bylaw was" passed 'unan- 'declaratioju.of Epis- copal of Michigan at'the meet- ing of the 'Sunday' Evening club in Orchestra hall-last night.. [Provides that all under eighteen years "The sin of gambling is growing in of in their homes and off the i The American said "Bishop streets before nine in the '-win- Williams. "It "permeates from ..Wall ter months and ten o'clock in the street to the home and the bridge mer months. Councillor Bigham, whoividious utterances that might mar- wbist table. The desire to defeat an was so badly defeated at the recent' international amenities. The admin- niornms they at." perfect; liberty to do without, any agreement their organization or the -Building Trades Council may "have with, the Builders Exchange. .In..support of this contention they- "say that "the Plumbers' and StBamfitters' Union never called or ordered: a strike, nei- j ther did. the. business agent of Building Trades Council order them Unique ActlOJl il j-ili-l------ T. minutes. GOTPOltSEEfi Farmers in the Saska1 toon Cboirt letter from., Jaiaes out. The "Western-Plumbing Co: and the "Builders' Exchange; maintain that the strike Vhas been 'Officially called by the union, although the union may have to cover up _.its tracks. .There is an agreement nnn tween theVBuilders' Exchange, the as- sociation :bf.Tthe employers, and the responsibility, _ Europe v-_- jr j_ ;n t.no today -arrested .in. CRESTED HE GOT psjii Young Englislimari Return to Face Charge >at Saskatoon Saskatoon, f '-C -yi- UllC V CL.U.U. n f j which the ters, and especially from Germany.-- of regard to. the relief .fund" individuals com That G-ermanv 'should .take: excep-' the Herald" is' raising. The letter inflations. As stated tioa to the-prophecy that "America part'reads: Herald the Builders' "its" Iast do.llar J-I nave been requested by the Belle- "nnder .Ms operations.- ,iu .city totalled :VUe Relief Fund Committee, ,rbateVer havfne been placed before tions and in .Properly about Turner was.'.eniplo'yed as to tbarik you for the-very ,Tiev. .also sav that tlie Their >-aSfl as. as accountant at the department store repeatedlv'to Abstain fact tiat ah official '-strike "has -been' 23! Brothers' and' appropriated to abstain irom in to ot the distressed, by open-, because telegram 5409.aO, -cost of-, sowing S600 belonging ,to-, the-firm ing a subscription list for me oeaelu i was sent by men to Trochu in cost Of. scrubbing damage re- it :is opponent, to profit 3x his loss, is not election, touched'off a few istration is determined to make an ex- report rflll xnoSS northern where' the Western from of crop fatter rlift wnrst nf Ambling- v amclp of offenders but a reorimand "j Plumbine; Co. has a. big job, telling ,ati per .ousnei.. an agreement-ov sale 01 two lots ;vai- apart from that, the last meeting received and amounts, disbursed fromjfTlo tn nlll-t> 5 h I acre tor sowing. _crop, 20 per _ ued on which he the worst element of gambling. It; "is the surrender of the will, a willing- ness to stake fortune on a trivial chance that is outside one's own con- trol. to become fl slave of chance. "The spiritual -life does not begin ten- with baptism, the administering of' the sacrament or .conversion. This is dogma which has been outlived. The spiritual life defies-aU limitations. In every man's soul, no matter how low he may fall or how degraded he may be, lingers a spark that proclaims him-of God.. It is his will to be- come better than makes him a man. The human is the center of cre- ative power and perfect manhood is its predestination." solved and adjourned about half-past WOULD GIVE DEG CONFERRING POWER Hon. Robert Rogers Fav- ors Giving Colleges Sta-' T Universities ANOTHER CALGARY CHURCH GETS A BIG PRICE Calgary, Dec. sale of the Winnipeg, Dec. sub.commit First Baptist Church property at the tee of the University Council waited corner of Seventh avenue First' on the Manitoba with a Btreet West, for the sura of was ratified at a meeting of the board i quest to be to use thc of manager last night. The church ent buildings when the is permitted the use of the building for one year, and to remove it, and, Go'vern'me'nt. They also asked the leave the lots clear, if so desired. It j (rovernment to purchase the Univers- is estimatd that in fittings and the; ity site. Hon. Roblin, Rogers and salvage that could be realized from the old building. BANK SHORTAGE less the case 1S ari nagrant was very quiet. After passing., an- i f be made .every month forwarded to your newspap- er for publication." In addition to the subscriptions al- Sims has been ordered to forward to the secretary is expected in the course of the next "fortnight. So far the on- received the ly'.account of the speech in possession B. of the department is that from the; London Times on 5. acknowledged It will take a Commander Sims was naval aid to' ey to relieve the distress and it is Plumbing Co. has a. big job, tilG TflCrC "t'O f 1 J "i" w VA1A j_uu.uu- _, ,-u j- bushel for threshing, and 4 ceius. per navmrrt of T hp The man over whom, the dispute nas _ Payment 01 i.arer ne arisen is a helper-ot nine months' ex- perience- The Western Plumbing Co. j sent down to Taber mere- I a test .of an installed heat fnr tor v guaranteed the seed sold say he was sent down tq Taber mere- ITT trt .maVe t.pst .-VT hPH't the copy of this agreement and-it is deienqant denies that' he, in charged" that he. madei.a second., sale ing plant. The men say the radiators go forth in the plant in question 186.00 were not even connected up and that amount of mon- the man was sent down to .complete the job. the; The plumbers of the'Hick-Sehl Co., President Roosevelt and formerly was hoped .that the people who read inspector of. target practice in the Herald will continue to respond to the Head Plumbing Co., and other navy He was one of the the appeal for aid. The providing i firms of the city are not out on naval officers who became prominent" for twenty widows and over forty strike as reported this morrun.c, the through their criticisms of the alleg-.i fatherless "children is no small under-j only firm affected being the Western j n v ed structural defects of American bat-Stating-and is a task large enough to Plumbing Co., as the Herald reported Dianaon tleships. appeal to the generosity of a people. I last night- MADE WOMAN COME AND VOli of the same property to another. party. Other amounts were through issuing .cheques for ,which there were no funds at the bank. Makes Them Short of Money for Christmas Buying Toronto, Dec. suspension of thc Farmers Bank most af whose branches are in the smaller cities, towns and villages of Ontario, has made thousands, in the rural districts short ot Christmas Just how real was this pre-holiday pinch was Halifax, Dec. Win. K.OSS, ex-Minister of Militia, made a p, siasning on the militia de- Colin Campbell received the deputa- tion and explained they had already Partment in a'letter published in re- arranged to tum.the Agricultural Col igard to Major Barnhill, formerly of lege over, and that "as regards the the 7Sth Regiment, not being ap- Broadway site, the government had pointed to the 76th, the new division already all the property they needed. I The question of the. Agricultural Col- lege being given power to give de- t grees was also discusses, and .after j 11 JVs A !U i the de'esatios loft, Hos. ex-" plained tlisa he personally favored un- attached colleges having this power. This, in view of the possible with drawal of St. Boniface College, is significant. Hon. Rogers also point- ed out that provision was bemc made j in the new Agricultural College to teach engineering and practical sci- ence, two -departments at present tak en up by the University. of that corps. He says that he met lis a "gross violation' o LOOKING FOR MOSES WATERS Chief of Police Gillespie this morn- ing- received another lost-relative hunt- ing letter. It was from T. of Matthews, 'Ellis Bremner, Ltd.; WHS brokers, of Vancouver, said was enquiring on behalf of'-the sisters' of .Moses Waters, who lived in Letii- bridge ten or twelve years ago. His sisters live in Toronto, and are very- anxious to ascertain if he is still liv- 1 ing. The Herald learns-from old-tim- Brandon, Dec. W.. Fleming ers that the man sought after was .for- was" elected mayor of Brandon by 85 merly well known here, being in part- erman Persistent-Sat in Parlor Until She Consented majority. He had a, hotly contested fight with Aid. Wallace. very keen competition in getting out the women voters, many of whom ap- ail military j peared to be averse to voting, and nership with D. Brodie, in delivering water in the pre-waterworks days. He There was left Lethbridge about 1900, and went to some town in B. C. i DRO'WNED IN P. E. RIVER attrib- j the difficulty of getting them out was Charlottetown, P. E. I.. Dec. thatjuted to the Minister of Militia whom j niustrated a little instance on Two youns men, named .MeRae-and says he concludes is by far the least val-i fiwa Mtfmnt tne minister in the Senate's barber j and can be solely shop and the latter told him itarnhill was a good Tory. He the minister for political reasons de-juable member of Sir Wilfrid Laurier'si cided against Barnhill and a new i government anH his friends j man, Martin Dickie, of Trttro, a Lib-: breathe niore freely were they to get erai, was chosen. He declares this J rid of him; Twelfth street, where five different Vernon, aged 20 and 16 years, were LOSE HIS LIFE I BIG SHIPMENT OF .YiiFCl Jiril CATTLE FROM RAYMOND Pat Burns Co. yesterday shipped out twenty-nine cars of beef cattle from Raymond. The cattle were pur- chased from the Knight Sugar Co. The iraiu was billed for Vancouver t'or the B. C. anfl YuKon market. DISEASE SPREAD BY KISSING Paris, Dec. Supreme Court today rejected an appeal from the de- cision of the Rouen assizes court con- Cincinnati Safety Director Encourages j to death Secretary Durand, Osculation of Healthy Persons j of the Coal Shifters' Union, for con- shown Cincinnati, Ohio, Dec. Director Small is the latest pnemy of after the Farmers' Bank i the kiss. .He says he will go before its ooors when requests came from various parts of the pro- .vince to the offices of several charter- I people. the ciiy board of health and ask re- strictions against kissing by certain cd banks in Toronto, asking thatmon ;i-cy .be sent in "io tide the people over An officer of one bank that merchants in some places lisaid the proplc wanted to a r-n their deposits in the Hank, and that they were to pay six per cent, on the Small says he wouJd encourage kiss ing by healthy persons. But he says many diseases are transmitted bv kiss spiracy to kill, without extenuating circumstances. During the strike of the coal shift- ers at Havre last September a fore- man named Dcnge, who returned work was killed. Seven dockers, eluding Durand, were indicted. to v lli- ing and that his object is to have peo-! wn.? proved that Durand, secretary of' Pie examined and it they have these, the union, framed a motion which'car- diseases to segregate, them. j rifrd. to thn effect that Dcnirc and two "F.ully one fourth, of the people in J othrrs ought, to be rid'-of. was hospitals today arc there through sick ness acquired by the insanitary kiss. so badly beaten that he died shortly ARRESTED ON MURDER CHARGE would issue no more daily statements get the vorcr. several bets were made Edmonton.. Dec. travelling nnr regarding the -strike which so far as! ihat he would not succeed, AVhcn'ne seveTX thousand miles frcra yw Zea- Coloorno. One., Dec. h c, Rvlwav CAmninv Returned to the booth with the lady. Toe arrest of K. J. Matthews outti, WAS. cheered on jii-htine latfd to win her prospective husband, _ _ xx-ns: trunir nt the t 4} t yesterday, followed the ver- dict of the jury that the death of Josephine Brimacomb. who was a cook in the Bristol Ho- tion. County Crown "Attorney who read T.lif> charge to him, said that the case would come up for 'preliminary hearing next Friday in the council chambers here. He was not asked to plead. T T T T A f i' i THE STRIKE IS OVER Winnipeg, Dec. Phil- lips stated today that hereafter Finally Aid. Coleman, 'Mr. Fleming's leading worker, was dispatched: -with a conveyance to bring out the lady, ho well acquainted. She once more refus-ed to go, but the gallant alderman insisted' and declar- ed that he would not leave 'the house without her. He took a scat in the pa-rlor and all efforts of the iady to get him to leave were fruitless. After an hour the lady weakened, and in order to get Aid. Coleman out oi the house donned her street attire, and accompanied the polls. The fact that the struggle was on be- tween the 3ady voters and the alder- drowned in the Southwest River to- day. Two others also broke through the ice, but were rescued. i man was well known around the poll- he imr booth, and before he started to CAME MM MILES TOJOIN LOVER She was Married and Died the Day Following at Edmonton from the cab. concerned, was now a thing of r f' past. said thers had been fewer accidents the past week than in anv CLEVELAND WANTS A A i week for five years past. The com-1 TORONTO PASTOR tcl. was caused by stranffula- j fanj will run cars tonight for the Ohio., Dec. 23.-The Euc j first time. DROPS ALL PROCEEDINGS Minneapolis, Dec. E. Satter- lee, candidate on the "Republican tick- et for mayor of Minneapolis, at the recent election, today anounced he would drop all proceedings in tho way of a contest against the unseating of Mayor James C. Haynes lid Avenue Baptist Church of the east end, one of (.he largest and wealthiest iiaptist churches in the State of Ohio, nas extended a unanimous call ro the Rev. A. Cameron, B. A., of the Bloor Street Baptist church, Toronto, to become their pastor. Thn salary attached is understood to be a year. Oswald HalJ. a. prosperous fanner of Vermillion, Lydia Bentley, was mar- ried r.o him the other day as she lay on her cot in Misericordia Hospital here. Next day surgeons operated on. in au effort to save her life, Yes-r terday she died. The young woman travelled all the way from New Zea- land in order to be married here on Christmas Day. She became ill on the boat, bur, kept on until she reached Ed- monton.