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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 24, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta SIXTEEN PAGES Lethbridge, Alta.. Saturday IT IS FREE UNSEAT A LOCAL ALDERMAN GUSHING MAY TEST MINERS May be Passed by the Government at Ottawa Edmonton, Dec. fact that the Dominion government hare at last decided, steps to have the House of Commons frame a general regulate, all coal mines in with a view to lessening the great loes of life whiA has tak- en, place In Canadian mines duriug the last decade; has developed1-in connec- ;Wdn with.'the inine disaster at true in Southern, Albertii. .There .IB" in f Edmonton today a man (Who. on v behalf the'government of will "ibe pr'asedt; at the :in, the Beliovuis disaster, Cor the; purpose of .gathering -all in- formation.; and. data--that may-be use- ful to >the jJDoiniziioD, in mentioned This mas. is Joieph Hn2son, of the -will be present durta.fr .-the entire tlonTat whioh UaB been .ait journed in the meantime, pending the of the attorney--jerierars de- t-Vp'O PREFERENCE FOR ALL THE Laurier's Christmas Me Hot day Greeting Dec. following meesags from Lori Strathcona .will appear in -Lloyii's" Week- y: "The peace. ahdC prosperity the British Empire rests upon- the solid foundation iot. .Tenet-. ation "for justice anile shall: conform to; ;idns -of. morality. "and Justice. '.-Toi zll the blessings mas Canada is thankrul and thereV will, arise, ler hoinle gatherings" of King, Queen Empwe. Sir .Wilfrid Laurier. Has .cabled" the' oil owing .ebxistmasrrreetijis to the A i Sifton Mklces at with Edmonton, Dec.. 23. A conference was theid this afternoon at the govern; ment offides beibwaen Premier Sif- Daily Telegraph "Can reciprocates ;greetiiif of, ;he T: Hope ithe" com jag year will be one orprosperitjii" for; the .whole nieiets partment ai .to wh.etb.9r tldn shall, be carried on iy commis Jsion. of corpner'a-.jury. X The bf the fact thirt there Is a fat in mine disasters in Canada than any- in Great been con Jng sttdh "legislation' for the. the -fatality rate, iind for'the regulation of mines iMr. Hudson has "been sent west to gather Information, possible as to mine disasters in" the and It Is probable, that the legislation iftrbught down next year. Alberta has -.probably hadithe-larg- ieet share of al- tcough there have .'been in. British Columbia, ters at the "Mines; tne Stradicona "'minea, "and at esssted: toll in. fires of miners, .and the gOTernment tiave at .last realized that steps must -be taken to provid increased 'protection, for underground miners. OVER TWO MILLION LETTERS Montreal, J3ec. 110 ex- tra hands working day .and night, Mon treal post office is making prodigious efforts to dispose of the enormous Christmas which, this year has. _ _ Broken all records. It" pitched, off? taat letters were handl 'the post office yesterday. ton Attorney General Mltcheli anil representatives of the mfneri and operitives in Tegard .to an flstion Into the recent mining disaster; at Belleyue: There were kie members the flovirnmerit: .Cferhent Stubbs and A. Ji the Union; C. M. O'Brien, P., H. ;A; barrister, Crown' Prosecutor Ctmpbell. neither dependent or partial to should puredfTevtn if ifcey ttken-fifwi .the-Crbw'B Nest or some other mining THe Premier .not commit himself af verdict pf-; 'theh -jury -was that-if thel.co'foner's iueceMful in" sitiifactorliy'estaWiihingitbe cause of the.-.- two then further. made L4fk _ i that would to be opined -until it -proved to be-free from representing'the' unable to be J be looks forward ..to; the, smd of in- TBar.nf ed the opinion that exDertenced- man LvMtlflAtiiirr: 8TOCK FIRE NOT EXTINGUISHED Sec. stock yards; Mamee upard- .through thick clouds the rains of ft.-Go J ihbuBe, hut no additional spread of' fire had occurred, and nonerwaiB expected j Dozens of streams of In- 1 cessantiy toeing ertng mass and probably, wilt be for days. iuvao :wiii.'aenue TO wlc year -of -the sfteki opinion that the the prmciplle :L. 'fc." Premier a '-the crlni- inal other metKod of iriqufry would be in- functions it was code- given Attorney-General-Mitchell took the same deputa- tion -thirty he would ilso Instruct the _ rjje the old jury of the nature outlined :by ;tHe -Pre'mTer. The wardi 'iJtpreiSBd as f led that the eburse outlined by the was correct. would.: ave the, gov- ______ what course of action taken at the end of tt TRAIN WREM U.S. AND ENGLAND ltd -on Curve ion' on n Upper Sandusky, Ohio; Dec. a collision between. train 15 and an express train on the yennilyvania Rmilroad at Attica, Ohio of eight and twelve seriously injured. The' .wreck .occurred on, a itwb crashed into each ,oth.er. on. Kirby :Enjr., Dec; Rumor Gushing is Afloat: li have Two !Vperssorisr and-25 in- jured 'in the Vreck'ofcthe Scotch ei- near, ..toaay. The express --a ;light: en- gine and -was out .in the, wreckage; :ani destroyed twelve coaches. -V" IPDTTO I Aid. King Thinks he the Evidence Against Aid. Bowman Will-Alderman Bowman be able to stay In the saddle or will Tie "get AFTER POWER IN ELK served notice to the Fernie, Dec. application f use of 500_ cubic feet per seco of. water at tfie falls of tire E river; below Elkb, made by the B. of Vancouver, wi slgn his seat, failing which be taken to have him .unseated. The.matter Alderman King un- irthed is that in October" of last ir, 1JOS, Fire Chief Kilkenny, put a requisition for" a .saddle'. Alder- n Bowman wag Acting-Mayor at time, and having a "saddle he did need, turned it over ..to tie-, city, Iving for it T. King looked over the.'books at city offices, 'and the .stores de- yesterday. The requisition .e stores department is. No. 2108. iffl for the saddle is ?15.75.' The" l.e made out to -C. B. Bowman igned. C. B. i.yor, is 95, for per cent, discount, .being off for cash. ian Bowman admitted to the yesterday that he had sold a the city for the use o? the says he bought the sad- of years before for r. the i t T >v, last jVIonday eYening when home on a load of-Hay, .Thos. Prouse, oi Bow .island, son. ot William Prouse, of Lethbridge, fell- off a load, of .hay and received rather severe He.'was rendered unconscious' "for about "four hours and- was badly, cut up about the head. On Tuesday he He is'still un- to able to open-one of his. eves, which FARMERS' CANDIDATE i; .J. Claresholm, Dec.- Review says: .-It: seems xnost sure that there will a 'farmers' candidate in the field for the.-next .provincial J. campaign. The farmers in the 4- southern part of the riding- are solid for. it, and -quite a 4- .large support is- forthcoming. from the Claresholm..district. names most prominently mentioned are J.' R. Maclean; -J- Andrew Russel, George A. J. Barker, and Mr. McLean, of 4- Noble. A SUCCUMBED TO HI INJURIES (Special to! the _ Milk River, Dec.. Bazzarr moni, who was struck on the- head- while working by a lump- of falling1'earth, las evening'at .about S- from his The deceased was a. Hungarian. bT birth and was section foreman on the. A. at Milk River for some time before taking honaostead here. He leaves a, .who has the sym-. pathv of the entire community bereavemenf: Interment will- Dec! N gram; says: Inr political circles there -is an.: apparently -well' rumor that .W. member for Calgarv wm few. months', and lowing his-resignation, he nounce.his, candidature for It is; said that- this -has an "of charges made 1 the Tun department effect .at.f bis term. I ber for. Edmonton, paign if' the action of Mr.' the A. ,the hit-strong iHiaiivs- rirtu' 'c public-works. coma Cecil the- search; naa nationalities' Jand and sea. r- bridge can. be who speak his pis'' name dziy night 'JL constable' who caught .'him breaking; V; I charged- "by ..Police' I- -The C. P. It of the many in the mines., could, miiiice .of the fellow..' that .was., a when Knlanders were were as baffled as the .The magistrate said-.-he couldrnbt try the man without him wnat he was being tried for and" so'let him so. Publicity Office-air Winnv nm TIIFin T A REMpGE THEIR TARIFFS and no place to go. SUPT. TAYLOR MOVED Medicine Hat, Dec. A well au- thenticated report says that Supt. Taylor, of the C.P.R. at Medicine Hat is to Uc transferred to Nor'.h Bay to hocome general superintendent bf that division. The change is to take place soon. His successor has not yet been named. Railway Commission Present Rates 1 Hands Down It's Decision and Says the f are too High-Forms of Contract are and Must be Replaced peg Doing Good for Province (Special to, tlie Edmonton, Dec. Duncan Marshall jeturried last night -from i' TiJe man has around Winnipeg, .where he has been for sev- eral .days on a business trip. THe minister expressed' himself as eagerly pleased with the work that is in progress In. that city with a- view to directing new immi- grants to :Albtrta. Despite the fact that this is 'sup- posed to be the quietest period .of the said Mr. Marshall, "our. agent R. J. Daley, is doing much work. He .informed me that during the. first _ eighteen-days of December he'received himself becoming a presidential can-.. 125 letters in addition to regular-cor- didate in 1912, W. J. Bryan in the -is-" respondence, asking'information about specific localities in this .province where writers contemplated resigning. "All continued the minister, W.J. BRYAN IS ik NQT IN FIELD Lincoln, Neb..'-Dec. for a second lime any intention. sue of his Commoner of today gests four Democratic possibilities. .Jos.' W. Folk, Mayor Gaynor, (Jot'er- WOUl( termj the p< maint ever used it, it had been and he considered he was city money by- turning it ?rice he did. jinot fear that he can be the matter, for even could-get the legal; orking in time to unse'ati balance of his present "Ottawa, Dec' 24 h- is strongly emphasized is that panics upon express, traffic are as been given by "the Board of Ar- COm-paaieS Station- facilities whole ant should be re Commissioners on the result of Si hel enquiry into the the Express Company as the chief-rt which is" that companies 11 been.; ordered to fyhs new tariffs" m three months, the board I J. _ i __ seven days, effect on his coming he was re-elected by weeks ago. the other hand, alderman unseated the law is dlsquall- that tariffs .at Present in The board; toe existinu forms c shippers and comr r Exist-' much more than they should, the pre- sumption being that this is a conven- ient way for disposing of excess pro- fits., The judgment one hundred an5 fourteen typewritten pag es exclusive of classification was writ- whole excessive and, should be reduc- ed. Arriving after a most serious con sideration at this conclusion 'it-fol- lows thatrthe application of the com- panies to allow, their as they stand cannot" succeed and must be re- fused. In this-result'1 it. will ne- _ UAJJU u wV III JJ ten by Chairman J. P. Mabee, and cessary to prepare-hew tariffs." confirmed by Assistant Chairman are unfair and must be The opinion is expressed board that capitalization of the j isting companies is too high, b'8 I companies are really only agencif railways, judgment does not to say to what extent any a d ways get undue fprofit. One pioi also D'Arcy Scott and'Commissioner Mac- r con Keaa. "Ries j Dealing with the question of tariff tolls the onus of satisfying the board thc that their tolls are fair and reason- ex- "able lies-with the companies and thev 1 ut as have failed to do this. Continuing report states, "Making allow- ,_. for all contingencies, we can I of, we are impressed with the Eioittt jfact that the earnings ?pf- railway com is noted-that-the Canadian Ex- press Company when Sought by the G-.T.R. in 1892 for .was val- ued at Six hundred -thousand dollars being presumably for- sixty .dollars of assets has grown to arid there are three mil- lions of stock outstanding in the hands of-trosliecs'for the Grand Trunk Railway Company; X Continued" 7X "tihere has been an average of seven- nor Harmon, of ,0hio, and Governor- tv-five persons a week visiting fices in Winnipeg. These have "r _.. order named. He makps nn fhnirft These .have been! route -to'the west j tij Ly tUC-WeSv 1 and many of them have .been.directed the four. Discussing the. men- t6 Alherta." He stated'thar this is'j of his own name in connectionj an exceptionany good showine in view i with letters he has received endorsing' of the fact that immigration during j'his position, he says, "Mr. Bryan is the holiday months is- at -its lowest! not a candidate. He wants friend to join with him in the eft'oit .to secure as the Democratic nornim-.? in 1912 a man whose record will j'ls- tifj" the hope that the popular demand point. WOMAN FOUND GUILTY OF MURDER Oakland, Cal.. jury in tne 'case of Mrs. Isabella" J. 'iviartitf, charged with, having dynamited the home of Superior Judge Ogden on March 11, 1907, returned a verdict of guilty last night, recommending the defendant to the extreme mercy of the court. In the first trial a.t which testimony ras given that the woman had plotted to kill several public men, she was convicted and sentenced to life im- prisonment. An appeal to' the preme court, brought an order for a i new trial. is upon him." MAN KILLED Fernie, Dec. was .called to Hosmcr this ruooiiiig to view thc hody of a man who was, killed by the falling of a tree at number nine, of thc Elk Lumber Co.' No particulars are avaiiible at this lour, other than that the man ;