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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 4, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume III. Lethbridge, Alberta. Friday, February 4, Number 46. CANADIAN NAVY VERSUS DREADNOUGHTS WINNIPEG HAD NOTHING NEW To Show Eskimo-- There With Major Moody CANADA WILL ASSIST FRANCE Ottawa, Feb. is to help France in her hour of distress. Mr. Fielding today presented to parliament a. sup- plementary estimate of 000 in aid of sufferers by the recent floods in France. THIRD DEATH OCCURED TO-DAY Gimli, Man., Feb. Moody of the R.N.W.M.P., who for the pastj five years has been officer in coin- maud at Fort Churchill on the Hud- son's I3av arrived in Gimli yesterday afternoon en route south. The arriv- al of a party from the far North al- ways arises much interest here and the majoritv of citizens turned out to greet the weather beaten travellers from the great lone land of the North But the Major's arrival occasioned more than the usual excitement wtfen it was learned that a full blooded Eskimo attired in his native garb ac- companied the party, he being thej The third death the result of Mon- only representative of his race in this day's accident at Whoop-Up occurred part of the world. I this morning, when J. Buchnecki, J. Buchnecki Has Suc- cumbs To Injuries Received R. L Borden States Conservative Policy In Amend- ment To Naval Service Bill-Would Give Cash Or Dreadnoughts-Sir Wilfrid Laurier's Brilliant Reply-Monk's Criticism POWERS TO RE- OCCUPY CRETE Paris, Feb. the pour parlers in progress concerning Greece and Crete, France is inclined to favor the re-occupa- tion of Crete by the powers as the most effective means of preventing complications. MEAT WAS TEN MONTHS OLD ASSOCIATION MEETS HERE NEXT YEAR Edmonton, Alta., Feb. 4. Alberta Fairs Associa- tion will meet in Lethbridge next year. J. W. McNicol and R. I-I. Milliard of Macleod are on thc new j Ottawa, Feb. Conservative party of the House of Commons nail-. ed their flag to the mainmast today i in the words of Mr. Borden's amend-; j rnent to the motion that the second reading of the naval bill bo adopted. HON. C. W. FISHER TO BE SPEAKER Edmonton, Alta., Feb. 4. Borden came out for the contri- 3> is quite likely that Hon. bution for the amount sufficient to purchase or construct two Dread- noughts for such purposes of naval ROOSEVELT ON HIS WAY HOME Like the Indian he expressed little or no surprise at his first glimpse of who had not regained consciousness since the time of the accident passed civilization. Many townspeople were! away. He was badly injured about .at the station and watched to see if i the head and chest. Several of the the Eskimo would not show some other victims are still in a very ser- signs of surprise' when he viewed a ious condition and their recovery is locomotive and express train for the a matter of great uncertainty, first time, but he watched it as quiet- ly as if he had seen hundreds of them i every day in his life and it would not! E- Graluim of Forewarren has been surprise anyone here now were he toj as the Conservative can- unpack the north pole from his outfit. The party state that they have had a very good trip down experiencing i fine weather but at some points rath-i er too much snow was encountered. J i ient. H was a memorable occasion. The galleries were filled with spectators. i The Prime Minister made his speech. (Mi. Borden. followed and Mr. Monk gave his criticism. The debate is likely to go on for days. The motion before the iu-11 r- c 1111 !House is "that the bm for a navv Willwve Several asccondtime-" Two amendments have been propos- ed, one by Borden and the other by Monk. At 1 o'clock this morning the de- bate was going on with vigor. BORDEN'S AMENDMENT Mr. Borden's amendment was as fol- C. W. Fisher, member-elect for 4> Banff, will be rc-elcctwi speak- er of the Alberta Legislature. In European Cities Before Returning didat-e for Birtle. Nlmule, Uganda Protectorate, Brit- ish East Africa, Feb. Smith- sonian African Scientific expedition arrived here today. All the members are in excellent health. Before leav- ing Rhino camn in Belgian Congo the hunters secured three more white (Continued on Page .5) MEMBER FOR OKOTOKS SUCCESSOR TO DKUMMOXB Question in Financial ]STamed Montreal. Feb. Js a good deal of speculation in financial circles as to what changes are likely to fol- low in the Bank of Montreal owing to the death of the president, Sir George Drummond. It Is generally believed that Sir Edward Clouston, the present vice-president and general manager, will be appointed president in succession to Drummond, but whe- ther he will retain the general man- agership or not is problematical. In the event of his relinquishing the gen- eral managership, it is expected that H. Vincent Meredith, the present lo- cal manager, will be come general manager and that Mr. Stavert will be appointed assistant general manager. BATTLE FOUGHT IN HONDURAS Opposed Having Fairs Association Delegates Accept Dr. Tory's Invitation To Visit University Grounds Edmonton, Feb. Tory, presi- Managua, Nicaragua. Feb. hundred insurgents under General Mfitnes have captured Boaco. a. town sixty miles east of Managua. The fighting lasted two hours but the cas- ualties are not known here. The town was defended by seventy- five government soldiers led by Col. Barquero. The latter were surround- ed but fought their way through the insurgents' linos, the survivors reach- ing the niiiin body of the government army at Tuostcpe. The fighting took place yesterday. The insurgents are advancing in three columns, with mi aggregate force of one thousand men. President Madris is confident that Hie advance he chocked at Tip- dent of the University, invited the delegates to Strathcona to look over the university grounds. The invita- tion was merely a courtesy and Dr. Tory had no idea of Its being con- strued in any other light. It seemed, however, that Geo. Hoadley, M. P. P. for Okotoks. one of the two straight Conservative members-elect of the legislature, conceived the Idea that Dr. Tory was attempting to rope the convention of farmers into an expres- sion of approval or the pkicing of the Agricultural College in conjunction with the university. "I do not think it he said, "for this convent- tion of representative farmers of the province to accept the invitation in view of the present situation in re- gard to the Agricultural College." A resolution to the effect that the con- vention accept the courteous invita- tion luid, however, been drafted, and the chairman, Jas. Ran, of Medicine Hat. called for a show of hands. The motion was carried by an indifferent majority, which needless to say was not very gratifying to Dr. Tory. He rose to say that the invitation been extended in perfect good faith and with no idea of committing thc- convention to any approval of any- thing. He wished merely to show the farmers the work the university was doing and to get some idea from i SOME OUTSIDE CAMPAIGN WORK lows: "That all the words after the word 'that1 b? left out and the following substituted .therefore: "The proposals of the government do not follow the suggestions and recommendations of the admiralty in so far as they em- power the government to withhold the naval forces of Canada from those of the Empire in time of War are ill advised and dangerous. "That no such proposals can safely be accepted unless they thoroughly insure unity of organization and of i action without which there can be no effective co-operation in any common, scheme of empire defence. "That proposal while nec- essitating heavy outlay for construc- tion and, maintenance will give no imr mediate or effective aid to the em- pire and no adequate or satisfactory results to Canada. That no permanent policy should be entered into involving large further expenditures of this character until it has been submitted to the people and has received their approval. "That in the meantime the immed- iate duty of Canada and the impend- ing necessities of the empire can best LOCAL CUSTOMS RECEIPTS HIGHER Another Evidence Of the Rapid Growth Of Business GOVERNMENT MAY TAKE ACTION In Cold Storage -More Probing Being Done New York, Feb. probe was pushed farther into the storage sys- tem in the metropolitan territory to- day. The reported discovery of meat ten months old in one of the plants 'across the Hudson has stimulated in the industry of the New Jersey inqui- sitors and today's session of the Hud- To Establish Federal son County grand jury which is inves- tigating the Jersey City warehouses promises interesting developments. Prosecutor Garvan made it evident today that he would iieglect co av- j enue of inquiry that promised a route Toronto, Feb. addressing the lo the secret of the cold storage bus- Dominion Swine Breeders Association yesterday afternoon, jDr. Rutherford, Establish Federal Dead Meat Industry live afternoon, J3r. stock commissioner in Ottawa, mess. He indicated that he was look- ing for evidence to show conspiracy in an effort to manipulate the food I he Customs receipts at the local ofiice for the month of January, given out this morning, amount to The receipts for January. 1909, -were Sll.525.05, making an increase for last month of S3 ,787. 66 over that of the previous year or an. increase of over, thirty per between the producer and the men who handle it afterwards. The suggestion forwarded for analysis of the condition causing a decline in the swine industry which was attributed to the farmers desire for too high prices. SOUTHERN ALBERTA SWEPT GRAIN PRIZES Toronto, Feb. commit- tee oi citizens -today passed a resolution to the effect that that the Ontario government provide means for the purchase of one Dreadnought as a con- from the people of Cana- be and met by placing with t dday at Alsf0oi th Im_ authorities as a free and loyal tribution from this province to the Empire. SUFFRAGETTES GIVE UP MILITANCY hinted that on the near future it j Products market by use of the stor- might be necessary for the federal such a way as to reg- government to establish a dead meat ulalc supplies and maintain prices re- gardless of natural conditions. and Erie Railroad of- ficials were asked today to produce before the grand jury waybills of lad- ing showing the amount of stuff re- ceived and shipped over their lines last year. They will be compared books of the' cold.storage companies which officers of these con- cerns have been subponaed to produce. In .all metropolitan territory eggs I seem to be only staple food product to show a downward tendency. BIG PRICE PAID FOR LAND. TAVO Million Dollar Deal in Saskatche- wan St. Paul, Minn., Feb. of the At the Provincial Seed Show Pawson Bros. Nearly Got Farm Crops Macleod Won It ACCIDENT BEFELL COL. MATHESON Toronto, Feb. leav- ing the parliament b'uildings after delivering the budget speech and listening to some Liberal criticisms on it, Col. Matheson, provincial treasurer Edmonton, Alta., Feb. to enter five bushels of wheat in the, _ n the American West has been consum- Farm Crops trophy prevented Pawsor. i matwi hcre involving acres of Bros, of Coaldale winning the for which a sum of almost standing competition. They took i was paid. first prize in Red Fife wheat with a The vendor was the Luce Land Co. specimen weighing 65 J- Ibs. and had the purchasers are the Canadian they entered five bushels of this grain j Real Estate Co.. a concern with head they would have won the trophy. As quarters in Toronto. The exact price it was W. J. Glass of Macleod, who Paid for the tract was per acre. came second in Red Fife won the 'a figure which probably establishes a da, such an amount as may be suffi- cient to purchase or construct two or armored cruisers of the Dreadnought type, giving to the Admiralty full discretion to ex- pend the said sum at such time and for such purpose of naval 'defence as in their judgment may be necessary to increase the strength of the Em- pire and ilms assure its peacfc and unity." ________ LAUHTER'S SPEECH J London. Feb. su5ra-i Sir Lauricr moved t'he sec- gettcs seem to have realized the rcadins of lhc bil1 respecting the i ity of militancy. Anyway it is scrvicc- He at the out j slipped on the icy walk and Farm Crops prize He ontcred record in Western Canada for such a fell breaking his left arm a little above the elb'ow. the contest with the regulation am-'large acreage. ount of the grain. W. G. Tom of BAPTISTS HELD ANNUAL MEETING The annual congregational meeting The land is located as townships 24. Queenstown was fourth in the Red 25 and 26, ranges 10 to 27, west of Fife class. The Alberta Pacific third in thc Tramping Lake Dis- ver trophv for the five best bushels of trict. in South Scott, Sask. Alberta Red wheat Bennett, Magrath. went to A. R. In the winter wheat section thc prize winners were A. Wooley, Medicine Hat. A. R. Ben- j jnctt. Magrat.lt J. B. Riric, i Thos. Purdy of Macleoo. Mr. Wooley! took first prize an two rowed barley j MANY WANT TO BE POSTMEN and peas. -I. R. Ririe and Bra Mat- of the Baptist Church was held on kin- Magrath look the alfalfa prizes. P. Bruchot of irkice. took s an- i nounced it will" be abandoned and it l Sct wilh regret to thc abscncc throu5a Uw'nesday mght Thc trcasurcr s nun V will not be resumed "unless we are i continued illru'ss of Mr- Brodeur, as Port showed a total of raised1 convinced that the government will yield to nothing else. We hope the need of it is over and that militancv has done its work." Opposition to the government will. a result of winch the House would bej for tnc year 1909- There was a sub- deprived of the "mountains of infor-' stantial balance on hand for missions, mation" acquired by him. The Premier proceeded the divergence of opinion between the' Blackley, Amos Harrison, G. C. Col- The following officers were elected to discuss i for the ensuing year: Deacons, John Perry, Cardston, iinuds TII a carried off awards for bronic and rvc crasses. MURDER TRIAL STARTED AT REGINA Regina. Feb. with the Postmaster Higmbotham has been having a busy time of it the last few .days meeting the numerous parties who want jobs on the street-mailing [delivery. They keep coming thick and fast. As yet, however, he has received no official notification that there is to be a street delivery system install- ed and even if he had he does not mem on agricultural education in the province. He concluded by saying that lie wished to withdraw the invi-S tation. Cries of "Xo. were heard i OTTAWAN 8 HIT and the molnber from Okotoks rose' to amend the resolution that the in-1 .dominions beyond the seas and J. Beard; Clerk, B. Snyder f v ti "UtT and British government as early as the Treasurer, G. C. Collier; of Andrew H- Harrison on bis j know that it is. his place or power taw we ncm m every byc-clec-; confcrcncc of as lo the of' ant of thp Sunriav Schooi G. C. noar Harry Milton to cnRagc men to take the different Clcctors against i Imperial defence, the suggestions of Her. _________ i the war office and thc admiralty as! 10 the'automatic participation to PAKLS WILL COME the colonies in imperial defence were OTTT PT V i tion to urge the the government. irapa. twenty, miles cast of thc capi-i vitation be >inanhnosisly accepted by tal. Five hundred additional men convention and that those who a Maxim gun have been despatched wished w.'-nld avail themselves of the to that point by H1C government. (opportunity of poing. This obvious- Gen. ...odina declares that, the- did no: please the convention. Mr. inals of Zelaya's telegrams instruct-1 McXicol of Lethbridgc rose in pro- ing him to cause the execution Ht% s'lici tnat would not be Grace and Cannon, the to offering "a gratuitous in- were surrendered to the fonnor prosi- dont before bis departure for Mexico. BY FAILURE Of Bank in May Lose Heavily By It Ottawa, Feb. failure of the] sea. Banking Company oi j thc Medina is corroborated by the tele- graph operator, who says-, tbat the originals were turned over by him at tiv? request of Zelaya. COMMITTEE ON LUMSDEN CHARGES Fob. Wilfrid Laur- ier in honso today announced the coifimittpp which Is to investigate Mr. Hugh Lnmsden's charges against a portion of his former engineering staff. arc GoiTrion. Jf.TcDonald. darko. Wilson, Lrnnox, Barker and Croibers. suit" to Dr. Tory. "I come from Leth-; bridge." said Mr. McXicol. "and I wouUi like to sec the agricultural col-, Irs? rlioro. but that is not going to; provpnt mo accepting this invitation.. Lot us go over with Dr. Tory; perhaps; be will bo able to show us that Strath-j con a is tho proper place for the col- logo. I am willing to be shown." Mr.: JicXicnl moved a resolution to accept- fie invitation and it was carried. United Mexico a week ago, is liable sidorahlc hardship among a number of Oftawans and people of surround-i mjcr, "set i ing districts. This institution was this'policy in j rejected by both Canada and Austra- I lia. I Thc Canadian delegates then laid the principle as this country in- !creased in population and resources it i would correspondingly participate in i the defence of the empire on lann and The policy was reaffirmed ai 1907 and After (he Fear Of Epidemic Is Fell Paris, Feb. fall of the river Seine was more rapid today. The Uoper today pleaded not guilty before! loutcs it ,s therefore useless for Mr. Justice Xcxvlnnd in the supreme j (0 comc bothering him about court. I thc positions. The superintendent T5ie crown prosecutor in outlining i who arranges the service vvill prob- Tlio enso said it was one in which ablv attend to this also, circumstantial evidence must be de-i Not having been officially notified ponded on largely. WARBURTON PIKE WAS NOT DROWNED Victoria. Feb. telegram was recoived by Dr. Ymmg. provincial sec- of any chp.nso, Mr. Hipinbotham is not in a position to do anything that mav from the change. of I'JOi and again ox- appearance of the city is approaching, today, dated this morning from c place about pressed in resolution unanimously the normal but the subway svstcm Arizona, from Warburton Piko. to work con-} passed h'y the House last session. still inoperative. Water still re-' "This is the said tho Pro- niains in Uir. tubes which after thcv rlh in this bill and bv have been emptied must be cleansed tli. wiio was reported drowned in Colorado river in company with Beauclerc. informing him that.he (Mr. banker for the Pan-American Rubber; stands or falls, plant, the mysterious working of- "Hut fall we which was recently detailed. A short time While comiYig down town in a street car tonight, Peter Ahearn, of Sault Stc. Marie, aged 6S, of Bevcrlov St.. Sfeelton. was taken ill before deeds and other papers belonging v.iv ear had gone two blocks dead, caused by heart failure. present government disinfected. Thc progress ,0) win Of thc 3rit- (Cheers.) .ward thc restoration of tho lighting, isil Columbia -cxhibit at the VIpnna shall not. This ool-: telephone and telegraph lines is slow icy is in accordance with Liberal tra- but noticeable. lhis ,iispoges of rcport Of a meeting of and with thc Liberal policv The work of disinfection and other' lawa shareholders was held and the, that Canada is a nation within the prevention against an epidemic of tv- decision reached to write thc banking British Kmpirc. phoid has boon so thorough that some SAYS ONTARIO HAS company asking for an explanation as <-On the other continued the. of the newspapers predict that Paris Premier, "the policy of the Conscrv- will not only escape contagion but ativi-s undermined. The partv will emerge from the, flood cleaner company, was divided in council and action, than before in her history. They had never challenged the govp.m- mont nolirv in the House but thispo-; Storms in the North Atlantic show licy bad roceivod tbr commendation of no abatement. Boats arriving at, the best minds of tbc party. j York report unusually rough 1 Continued on page 5) voyages. to dealings of General Manager and Treasurer Gettfrid Hamann, with the. It is understood amonr local share-, holders that thc defunct bank held1 to was the company, as well -that would be on bsnd. as any cash GOT FIFTEEN YEARS FOR MANSLAUGHTER Harry Roper Sentenced for Killing Andrew Harris at Qu'Appelle Rogina, Feb. shooting An- drew Harris at Qu'Appelle last Aug- ust. Harry Roper, a nineteen year old English boy. was today sentenced to Edmonton penitentiary for a term of 15 years. He was charged with murder by the prosecution, St was shown that t.ipre had boon trouble between tho two ,men and that Roper had fired as SURPLUS AFTER ALL a of row Thp -ury hroilgilt Toronto, Feb. bis budget 5a a verdict of mnnslaughtor and speech in tho legislature Xewlands delivered sentence Provincial Treasurer Matheson point-: ?n stated. od out that while for now fiscal yonr j -_________________ i.icrc had been a normal deficit, there was a surplus of botweon and ?COO.OOO for calendar voar. Thc bodies oi thiily-three mon have been recovered by today from the Drakesboro mines. ;