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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 1, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume IV. Lethbrltljre. Wednesday, February Auto For Lethbridge Fire Fighting Service _____ _ Wreck Occurs On the V r C. P. R. Main Une The Train Blockade Large Attendance at III the Fairs Convention ONE JAN BADLY INJURED SNOWPLOW RUN-OFF Accident Occurred West of City Before C It Blockade Was Broken-First Passenger Train In Several Days Passes The snow blockade between here. All last night's regular trains, in and Macleod, which has lasted, since consequence of BO-much passenger yuuday morning; was broken, about cnurilc, were consequently several nours late tills morning. ,No.s 314 TWO COACHES JUMPED TRACK Nine Passengers Injured In Wreck Near Gleichen TRAPPED LIKE A LOT OF which have been stalled here and at iiacleod were at once sent through. At the very moment when the last mass of Ice and suow was being thrown to one side" and the flange lift- ed to pass the guard rail where the track-passes on to the high level bridge, immediately west of the city Kri accident occurred resulting in the Merlous injury to the man in charge of the plow, the injury of several others and the demolition of the plow itself. The flange was either Ufted too quickly or not quick enough and the plow was derailed; It turned cross ways across the track and .the en- gine, puffing behind, plowed on through, smashing it and cutting It completely In two. The'men inside the plow had a remarkable escape Peck, the 'foreman, who received severe'gash on the head, being the only one whose injuries were ser Ions. Two or three laborers, names have received minor in juries. They were taken, jback jto ivipp from where they had been work ing, and were taken to Macleod. The wrecked plow was not the rotary bat ah ordinary plow tha had been sent ahead to clear.the track after the ro- tary .had 'rough work. An; other" plow, went Into'the ditch, near Aionarch.-last.nlght-but-was not injur- .''eeL. Both -it: aad. the rotary arc }n the today undergoing rt ,pain. Ai 'as'the repairs on. the rotary: are completed, it will be taken out to the Csrreangay branch which Has been blocked a week ago last .Friday. Xo. 8 Sod-Portland Flyer .which tins-'been, stalled at Macleod, -was'the flrrt train through.. All toth and. weit -bound, that had not .been turned .around were immed- iately released ana started on journeys again. 4 o'clock this morning and the trains and 8 arrived at and res- pectively, and No.s 313 and 7 at ud 12 o'clock respectively, yupt. Uren, Trainmaster and Roadmaster MelliE, of the west end, who have personally been con- ducting the .three days fight against ce and snow are all in the city to- day taking their first sleep in sixty nours. All the trains held here during the blockade have had dining cars attach- ed and all passengers have been fed tree by the C. P. R. In these dining cars. Those who preferred to leave the train a'nd board at hotels paid their own expenses. The train from Cardston arrived here at last night and .left again on tlnie this morning. The 'train which left for Coutts.yesterday after- noon did not arrive back until earl? this morning. It left again on it's regular trip this afternoon. INJURED UONDUCTOH MACDONALD, of Twelve Men Loct Their Lives in a Caisson in ;Pas6ac River Newark, Jan. Mkt r HOMED FOR HORSES AT FIRES Auto Fire Wagon the Best Method of Fighting Flames IN 01 ;lilf Defendant Demanded lThat His Majestf Appear in Goiirt-iStory had to do leged Mdtgaiuiic .Macleod, Fob. Js reported here tnat two men were killed and several others Injured in the wreck of a snow plow ahput midnight last night In a cutTietween Ktpp and the Lethbridge viaduct.' RaHroad officials are non but admit one man injured. The: snow blockade is "-brok- en, the Ilrst train to rroQVB east from nere: -being Sunday night's 8, -been since" Sunday night and which left here at 4 o'clock .tJaig.morning1. .The C. P. R. has beeri reeding and" boarding about four hun- dred passengers here slnce; Sunday night. r .Medidne Hat, left wrist broken, back nurt, and scalp wound. U-EOUGE BALL, of St. Joseph, Mo., hip hurt. K. J.. ALLEN, Medicine Hat, "scalp wound, right leg slightly: injured.; R. 'J. Tera, .Ontario, tliigers cut and ribs broken. FRANK STEVENS, of Strathraore, scalp wound. KOBEKT TAYLOR, of Toronto, scalp wound. .J. W. TURNER, of Calgary, scalp wound and hand cut. YUEN IS EN, 'Japanese porter, scalp wound and hand cut. O..R. SMITH, .of Calvary, scaip CAUSE Broken rail. PLACE Crowfoot Pit, five miles eait. of Utetcben. Calgary. Feb. No. One had reached the 109 mile post from Wed- loine Hat yesterday, lour rear coaches jumped the' track. The first class car turned over on Its side and a number of passengers were Injured, none very seriously. The train was running1 at a good speed aixmt and a half time. The engineer hastily applied --the" brakes at- the first sign of-trouble. London, Feb.' T. today was found guilty of dtfc-mins King George. He was sentenced to _ ono year's Imprisonment. The trial of Chief-Kilkenny's annual v rs-' Myltua who was charged with- clrcu- 12 workmen. were port made public yet, it.iating In the Liberator, a ;dftfamatory focated here late tonight in a caisson is iriore 'tharr probable ;that he will libel against King George, was held Ia the Pasaac; River. The victims take up considerable space urging the Chief Justice Crown called witness and be. teettflsd daughter in'; queiiioa of Captain Napier of the thsd .he, had. aerer seen His until 1898, when the as: witness" at constituted, Anight shift engaged in; advantagesi. of ;amo fire wagons; over ja the horse suggest that when sheet publiohedcin-Paris; work preparatory to the erection of Its editor beine Ediiird H bV next-the council to buy Deine tQTrara u. jaines, an centre-Street; bridge. The accident.. American attorney. A-copy of this floating pontoon anch- ored off the'Newark bank of rlv-1 rig of aiy description, pow- -VxT: circulated country- with. con- jtaine an alleged statemflnt >i.ai.cuicuk Conversations -with the. mayor and! and tie Btory. which Archbish- er. On the pontoon IE a double steel one or two aldermen seem to. op '0; Canterbury once denied from the which IB, operated by steam that: they are fully alive to the pulpit to the effect that MU Majesty, The steam apparatua was also used 'vantages auto "trucks; have over horieivbile Duke of York, 'contracted a'iifor- the caisson. The.drartya to calscon response tn [ganatlc marriage with the daughter of being --.link for the fire is one. advantage, durability British; Admiral at t pub- of tulldinr cncrete fcwer men .while the entire ordcf-vrhen not in use, gang .was, bottom of the son, the engine broke down. As case of V" succession "of fires is to -the .court room, handle and keep Police.took erery precaution to bar suspicious characters: :Ainonx prominent were -Win- and in use an >ton Churchill. The Crown, was repre- and-hay. as by Sir Johu The three years :precodlnj; been her "father; at; Malta he wtc conamaeder of the The King had.ttst while his daugh were the- youa'gosf daughter spoken ,vto him; Ia "a Sir .chafiofertied the u'iibMSBfcftftr'' false, rcfrettlni'; that'. not permitted to arid concluded with ciaratio'b, that brought to protect that: King ted. to pcnonaUjT'j DUM vL'IlM irid included hat tcit> bad HAMAR GREENWOOD NOT IN MINISTRY London, Feb. is no foun- dation to the rumor that H. Greenwood -M.F. has entered the ministry. .He it busy occupied attending to his legal atfairs as barrister.- was immediate, re Eponse, but the-" res cue rs 'powerless. One of the res-; jng tectlon or the court 'as: a. maiL'-'a; solicitor a; libel, the intended-Tt ___- minded Ex-A Id. George who dur-j array of council but.'the. was chairman himself con- acter and had been! been time. similar act failed. It; was then "-to. attempt further t probably not-haTe the formeiltiei Just- as .the -train, brouglit mm WAS A QUIET MONTH Hamilton Loses Leading Citizen Hamilton, Feb. K. Tildeu ror many years prominent in this city's municipal affairs and" one of the foeat known business men in the country, died last night at his home here. He was 6S years old... Although wealthy at one time, fortune had irowned on him it recent years and lately a company organized by J. J. Carrlck, of Toronto, took over the "Which de- Tllden Co., o' ceased the head. LIBERAL BY ACCLAMATION Hamax, Feb. W. Wickwire, Uberal, was elected fo the local leg- islature by acclamation to fill the vac- ancy for Kings county, caused by the death of B. H. Dodge. The conser- vatives did not make a nomination. January, judging from the various statistics for the month, was a some- what, quiet month fot. business. The clearing house figures totalled JJ13.S-I, as against in December. It must be remembersd however, that "December was the pro-holiday month, during which most of tho Christmas buying was done. There ars no figures to compare with the oorr capon ding montu last year, the clearing house only being osUblish- ad in September 1910. The custom a house receipts for the month JU8t closed a falling off irom in January 1910 to The figures for December were The building permits for the month totaled Thc figures for January 1910 were ?51lt06i.OO and for January 1909 The present month however, has fceeri very un- propitiouj: for bounding operation. The weather conditions during January last-year were particularly mild and open. The Dominion Land office experien- ced particularly quiet month, al- though toe figures remained about the same they have sines last spring. A total number of 78 land entries were made, divided as fol- lows: Fifty-four homesteads, one pre-emptions, one purchased home stead and two covered South African script. The figures In January tie aosth 'a 'which occurred the big-j gest land msh In the history of Leth-j when over a. thousand people j .were lined up around the block 3a HON. DUNCAN MARSHALL the office stands, were Alberta's Minister of Agriculture, who the-: car .in question turned over. Had the snow deep-where the car fell the, result would: undoubtedly have been, more aerious, for the snow served as a cush- ion to the falling cars and thus' fa'roke the severity of the fall considerably. It was miraculous that the engine, baggage and mall cars did not leave rallg, for they were In front ef the-train. The news of the accident was re- ceived here between six and aeren o'clock and immdiately on receipt-of the news, a relief train was made up here with all the necessary appliances on iboard and then was rushed off to the scene of the accident as fast as possible. On arrival of the relief train .it. was round that most of tho injured men had been treated., by Dr. Anderson, of Brooks, who xvos on his way to Calgary. The injured that hurt not been at- tended to when the two Calgary doct- ors end Hrst aid expert arrived on the scene, were promptly treated and then the injured uninjured were transferred into the relief train which brought them to Calgary, where an- other train was made up' for those passengers who' were going to points turtner west. ket. loaded with stone. the breaking- .thus cutting off the air and allowing the water and gravel to run into the caJs-! transferred from No. 1 to son from below. JOHN CARROLL IS UNDER ARREST John Carroll, formerly in the- hotel business at Taber, and late- ly conducting a hotel in Blair- more in partnership with Jas. R. Milling, was arrested at Fernie on a charge of misappropriating the funds of the partnership and brought to MacJeed barracks. The .preliminary trial is taking place today at Bfairmore. these stations rjasoline equipment procured.for No. 1. LODGE NOT. TO QUIT SENATE t Report That for Ambas- sador at Court ci St. James Is Denied Washington, D. C., Jan. re- port emanating from Boston that Sen- ator Lodge will resign from the upper house to which he has just been re- elected for six years, in order to ac- cept the ambassadorship .Great Britain, is not credited here. Within the last two days he has stated em- phatically that the story, was baseiess Mr. says, he does not care to retire from the Senate. present...." I. demand his" p'resenceV.be- cause every accused-person has the right, to be confronted by his accuser; Eecondly, because :inj libel. ecedupe he must be-in court fendant to see cause there is no'proof.-that prosecu- lor is at present alive." Chief Justice replied. "That has al- ready beea the subject of an applica- tion before me and you know "person- ally well that the King cannot 'be Rufus; said, that; he- Majest fered in not court and deny-these'' oath. ".-..This -an city which the King and not waive .'.-'Howi cers of tbc Crown we're. SOE to establish beyond aity of the accusation. The .Kinaj, J cot at (Continued on Shot Woman on the Street AND THIS FROM NEVADA, EASY DIVORCE LAND Caraon, Nov., Jan. Minneapolis, Minn., Feb. down on the street one block from .her home by an assailant, whose-sud- den and unwelcome advances she {repelling, Mrs. Eveline Hanson, N. Thirtv-third avenue, south, died at senate today passed a bill making It L, unlawful to sell of: give s Hospital at o or cigarette papers to any man, 'wo. The murder occurred bcioro man or child In the state of last on a Acc6rding to expressions from Mm: return bers of the lower house, the bill will! homc from the home of her par- If DEMANDS AN go through without amendment. ALL PROVINCE WELL REPRESENTED AT FAIRS CONVENTION HERE One of biggest surprises that' Hams, Tofieltlt, M. V. Ray- After the secretary, E. J. jhas ever been known in Lethbridge is monit r A. W. Pratt, Three Hills T. of Innisfail, Imd got the delegates all the attendance at the Alberta Fairs p. Lundy, .Stoncv Plain; C. H. Dunn, j registered and their credentials filed.' Association convention, which awem-; Wabamnm A. Waite, Enfwistlc J. ID. C. Roftertscn of Edmonton, in tho. Knight, Priddisi: St. Vancouver, Feb. 1 tbe proposed reciprocitv trade agreement -x vlth United .States as immic.1 to to me." was the state- the best interests ot British of the woman before she lapsed an-d declaring that Premisr Lauriet ents. "He spoke bad to me, He "spoke; hart Tor and I fell." bled here this morning. It was fear-; .Rcxboro R: KniSht' Pril JV E. Ilinlncy, Porn-a P. Aune, ed that owing to the way ihe rail-, AIbcr{ T H irma ways were blocked that the conven-: Hull( K w. Mecrs. Miivcrton; of tl'.c Lcthhridgp nml District Agri-1 absence of the president and Hie vice-president, was voted to e cnnir. J. Eckstorm. president. lion would not be well attended if in- deed there would be one at all. But, riclegatrs are hrre from all parts of the piovincc, irom Entwistle, Edmonton, Fort Saskatchewan, north of Edmonton, Lloydminster, Vermil- lion. Castor, and fortv other places on every line of railway in the prov- ince. There is not A town tig enough to a fair that is not represent- ed. The delegates from tlie 'Wetaski- xvin branch oi the C.P.R. missed con- A Strele. Stollcr- F. Arch. H. B. Atkins, Dinsbury; D. Enr.ian. Wctaskixvin .J. J. ciiltura! Society in a words wcl- the large anti representative ig and hoped that all their Innisfree; -J. liar- inflations would be ami i vropd. L. Boric, helpful. Th.- spirit oi competition CrossfieW C. E. Hughes, Fort Sas- which" is exhibited at the fairs is! h'atdiewan C. Rohertson. what has made the North American; ton R. H. Milliard, Macleod L. C. continent ann h? looted forward] Echenielder, Trochur. J. R. Watt, to the tine when j ?a would brri Olaresholm 0. Botsford, Langdon'; adcnowledged as the greatest farming! E. J, Fream. E- L. Rich- country ia the xvorld. Time -will j ardron. H. E. Sbenfitld. prove., hs that the pioneer iarro-; r.cctions ssd did r.ot get ir. until this, Bowden A. B. Claypool. Rawcon- ers of Alber'a were wiser than tarty' aftcrncon. vil'.t-; -I. C'ook, Cochraue-, G. H.! rnemselves 5incw. He invited H. A. thr purcbftsed s, S33 pre-emptlane and 15 j addressed the Fairs, Convention this frisosi, Nar.lon S. C. Swift, Vik- Craig, V. Stevens, tbc inviution to luncheon accept? I. homesteads. mornSni Matkin. Jfagiathi; R. W. A. J. Craig, OMs, j (Continued on Page into unconsciousness. She also said, had sacrificed British Columbia "I don't know whether I.knew Mm sastern' canada Hbn w_ j or not. It was pretty dark Hr wore a Mack moustache." I 'started to SLP-P- in a fightins 4t tfae- m0vc away from him and then he shot meeting ot the Vancouver Con- servative Association tonight stated that American interests under :the pro posed acrcemcnt -would be allowed io capture over millions British Columnian trade, ID return (or which this province would get ia cheaper plate glass, automobiles, cut- lery farass bands. Bowser did a'qt I intimate what the provincial. govern- I mcnt would do ia respect to tits I proposal that export duty on pulp logs be but he stated :m- phatically that the adrninistratSon was strongly against the agree- mr-nt and he rave it as his opinion that reciprocity would be used'by-the Liberal government as a political >jv for an early election. The Associa- tion also passed a strong resolution that all possible means io raien by G. H- Cowaa. the Vancouver repre- sentative is tie Dominion aotias .ini f by tfas government of the province'to jSglit the proposal of the'.Ottawa' ad- i ministration, and that if-.-the; I propose to put the agreement through E. .J. ECKSTORM in spite of protest from..various inter- acknowledged j President of the Lethbridge Agricul-J osts afiected, they should in such caW turai Society, who welcomed the at least go to the country on to the Convention. I gue. v ;