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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 5, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Volume III. Lethbridge, Alberta. Saturday, February 5, 1910 Number 47. DISCUSSION ON THE QUEBEC BRIDGE F. P. BRADY NEW TRAFFIC MANAGER Halifax, Feb. is re- ported in ollicial circles that F. P. Brady ot the Intercol- onial Railway Commission has been appointed traffic manager of the Dominion Coai and -Steel Company, replacing H. Warren, resigned. Mr. Brady was formerly general supcrin- .tendcnt of the Lake division of the C.P.R. GOVERNMEMT WILL CONTROL PRESS Government Has Lost Heavily Because Of the Collapse Ottawa, Feb. the Commons Friday the vote of for the Quebec bridge was before tbe com- mittee of supply. After discussion Mr. Bluine raised tbe question of re- sponsibility for the lives sacrificed and money lost in the last catastoplie. Who was responsible, he asked. Mr. Graham's answer disclosed die fact that something like had been paid out to the Phoenix Bridge Co. up to -the time the government took the work over. Technically the money was paid by the Quebec Bridge Company but the government furnish- ed the money. Mr. Baker recalled the fact that there had been no expert oversight. The engineer put in charge to repre- sent the public interest had been a very respectable man, but one who had been employed exclusively on railway work and probably had never in his life built a bridge exceeding livO feet ppan. Mr. Borden put the cjuestion (to Mr. Graham: "Where was the ultimate responsibility to be found? The Que- bec bridge had been a gigantic under- taking. Its construction should have ot al! newspapers and job presses the Indian Press Inciting Peopl respectively in Jan.. 1909, for the ten months of the fiscal year which have 3> elapsed the revenue has been s.s against in the corresoonding period of 1908-09. Paris, Feb, Minister Pichon today announced that the four protecting powers, Great Britain, Rus-l sia, France and Italy had agreed to make representations to the executive committee of Crete. These, with the declarations received from the Greek and Turkish governments, will assure the avoidance of complications which would have arisen had the Cretans planned to send delegates to the forth- coming sessions of the national as- sembly at Athens. LESS SERIOUS THAN EXPECTED JURY ASKED FOR INVESTIGATION Into Points Arising From the Wreck Near Sudbury Ont. ENGINEER G.S. MUNROE IS DEAD Fourth Victim Of the Whoop-Up Disaster i Paris, Feb. Seine has fallen cil was introduced at today's session' cured the residence of A. G. Needham Kentucky. lies on the sea bottom ofijloday more lhan thirteen fect fr0m or" tbe council by Sir Herbert Hope Risely, secretary of the Home De- partment of the British government of India. The measure does not create a cen- ri j i i _a i j i.iiiii.1 vitLt- jj, u uui. on the corner of Smith and Bompas Cape_ Hatteras, wrecked before she] ,ts flood maximum aad the dty has St. for their Young Women's Home. was umjer on her begun to assume its normal appear- Thc vnunir inline ct.nrtwl t.hwr ed voyage to the Pacific. No wire-1 T, The young ladies have started their canvas for subscriptions under the Iess mcssases were ance. received today any further! been preceded by precautions, the greatest care known. The govern- ment financed the work. The govern- ment left the letting of the contracts to 'the Quebec Bridge Co., a company with a small capitalization. It proved unable to meet its obligations, there- leadersliip of three captains, Miss Wai' from thc _............... ton, Miss McDonald and Miss Afdier. j Particulars of the sorship but provided for the control! Since the list of contributions given! thc Kentucky the Herald two weeks ago, the fol-i wirclcss cal1 contributions have been taken1 The Kcntllck7 struggled for over a, in the waves off Hatteras, her' ol crew following the Sudbury, Feb. coroner's jury which has been investigating the recent wreck at Webbwood tonight brought in a verdict that the acci- dent was the result of derailment of forward trucks of the first class coach the cause of which they could not de- termine. Thc streets are clear of water Tht-T recommended that the iollow- wreckage left by the flood is I inS Points be thoroughly investigated rapidly disappearing. j by thc board of railway commission- In the meantime there is no cessa- tion in the work of relieving thc mi- three section men sufficient proprietors of which are obliged to! deposit from ?1CO to which sum is to be forfeited upon convic- tion of attempt to incite to murder j stronK, McKelvie McGuire. or anarchial outrages to tamper with 510.00; C. F. P. Conyheare, scry caused by'the rampant waters. 1 to keep an dShl mile section in orp- for the Young Women's Home. i J. E. Clarke, W. J. and the inrushing wa-j hospitals and other places of re-iper during the winter in the rigorous climatc of Xcw Ontario? kiuuens con Another has been added to the list of dead as a result of the wreck on Monday at Whoop-Up. Last night George Sinclair Munroe, the engineer- on the locomotive that went through the bridge, died at the hospital as a rtsult of his injuries. At first it was thought that he would pull through all right, and the news of his death comes as a s'ur- ise. That he should have escaped instantaneous death is the marvel, as jhe was in the locomotive when it (turned completely over in the fall. The deceased was one of the best I known engineers on the road and was highly esteemed by all. He is well known in this city, having come here with his parents twenty-four years ago. He was thirty-eight years or age, unmarried, and lived with his; parents at 321 Baroness Road, from which place the funeral will take place. He was one of a large family, several of whom are residents of this city. Mr. Munroe was a member of the Masonic lodges of Fernie and brook and the funeral, which will be held on Monday, Feb. 7 at 3 p.m., will be under the direction of the North Scar and Lethbridge Masonic lodges of this city. The brethren are asked "f tta the loyalty of the army and navy, excite racial class or religious ani- Crags; noiirs before the g on the pumps. The! was effected a'few1 Kentucky droppedi tmued crowded today and the distn-; aad c otU nK p o5 to cars capable of ol aad clotUlDK prOCCctol not openings be placed to meet at the lodge room at 2 o'clock _ _ anil ,.nn i i upon the government took it over. In contempt of the government doing so the government actually ior satire prince or the intimation of handed back to the company a capital which consisted of directors fees, not cash, and paid 10 per cent, bonus and interest. This company had made a contract for construction. Some one must be responsible for the defective design which had caused the collapse and the loss of five or six million. public servants, etc. Sir Herbert said: "We see a widely read portion of the Indian press oc- cupied in i into the maw of the sea. R. A. Wright, S25.00; Dr. J. D. Higinbotham _______________ F. German, T. M. Col-L licr, R. M. Maclean, INjTjRED Pichc Miron, E. TJ. Ry-j IN FR MINE lands, Alvin Riplcv, VronV _, _ L. M. Johnstonc, Dr. Alta" Fcb' u Lillet A group of generous women are en- gaged in a house to house canvass. collecting from the more fortunate. old furniture, beds, mattresses and even toys for the children. opened from either inside ox outside ia tend' i and suitable for the escape of passen- j gers in case of overturned car? I not emergency tools be carried at convenient places outside g brethren are invited to Interment will be at the cemetery. of a car as well as inside? Paris, Feb. Briand pre- CHINESE BOYCOTT jalhetti, an employee oi the Canadian! sentine the flood situation before the odious in the pie. as a and cruel. and The press SAN FRANCISCO PORT San Francisco, Feb. of alleged unfair treatment of Orientals at the new immigration station at was signed by A. McCowan. LOCAL CURLERS INVITED This morning a telegram was re-. ccived from thc Craabrook Curling Club addressed to "President Curling Club, saying. "Cran- brook Bonspiel starts Thursday night February tenth. Enter your openly- Was there not some revenue accruing that the old cure for the ills of India is freedom from foreign rule. MOSSIP PASSED AWAY Death of Well Known Old Tinier Last Night in This City The death occurred last riight of of the "If -the Quebec Bridge Co. proceed- e. with ordinary business Mr. Borden continued, "It would have nad a contract under which it would have some remedy if design or execu- tion proved defective." Mr. Graham said that there was in the contract a clause providing for penalties in the event of non-fulfil- ment. The regrettable part was that there seemed reason to fear that thej government could not enforce it. j The bridge company (Phoenix) j Harry Mossip. one of the oldest resi- S5.00; J. K. Watson, smith, Thc total collected up to S74S.OO. Long. F. Gold- date is j hip so terribly crushed and mangled i that amputation of the limb will be necessary. jgelice Island, a boycott has been de- The cabinet, decided to ask parlia-' clared against the port of San Fran- ment to grant new credit for the fur-lcisco by the Chinese of this city and FUNERAL OF MALCOLM MACLEOD I The fneral of the late Malcolm j Macleod was held yesterday after-, noon from the Caledonian hall and was largely attended by the members the society and other friends. He( was born in Scotland thirty years ago i and was regiment ana has been working in the mines until about five months ago when he was taken sick but was not thought FOOD FISH TO BE PROTECTED thcrance of thc work of restoration. the entire Pacific coast. Tomorrow by agreement the author-; ______________ i ities and relief societies will discon-j i tinue the promiscuous distribution of! relief supplies to. all comers confining the list of these aided in each arron- disement to those resident in that particular commune. Local curlers have not been doing anything at the roarin1 game this year but an eftprt will be made to get together one or two rinks to go to Cranbrook. a member of the Scottish In AH Internalional Waters until he came to Canada, ing as a carpcner here for a number very sudden and he Passed of' years, and was at one time chief Feb' 2nd' The pal1 bearers wita which the contract was made, I dents of this city. He has been work iat that time any serious> but end was not the Phoenix Iron Co., which had great works. The Phoenix Bridge Co. was a sub- sidiary company of the large company, it was capitalized at paid up. by the Opposition, Mr. Gra- of the volunteer firr brigade, but for! jail members of the Caledonian Societv some time past has been in'the hos- and Were Messrs; Asher' White- And" Terms Olihe Agreement UNAVOIDABLE EGYPTIAN MINISTER WAS ACQUITTED Toronto, Feb. George M. Atlas, an Egyptian, charged with ob- taining money by fraud from several Macedonians, was honorably acquit- Verdict ol Juries in Two Cases of Accidental Death Frank, Alta., Feb. in- tea on'several charges today and the i fluiries were held this week by Coron- WALLACE WON SUIT The case of Wallace vs. Ashcroft regarding the ownership of a horse was tried at the district ccurt before Judge Winter yesterday afternoon. Judgment for was awarded to the plaintiff. The horse was claimed by both men and was drowned while in Mr. Ashcroft's possession, he claim- ing the horse on the recognition oC the brand. The evidence howevei showed that the horse had belonged jto Mr. WJlace previous to its being j hearing of two other charges to be j cr Pinkney and Justice Disney into; taken up with Mr. Ashcroft's bunch. Ottawa, Feb. international t heard on Monday. Atlas has acted deaths of Wm. Cheryk and Felix fisheries rules for the protection interpreter in a number Duscn who lost their lives in ac-j FIFTY THOUSAND preservation of food fishes in the in-; cases in which Macedonians, Syrians, i cidcnts afc Hillcrest and Coleman. pital with a lingering illness. He was born in Middlesex County, Eng-' erson, Stevens, Kellie, Johnston. Rev. tcrnational boundary waters was others from southern European! The evidence in the Cheryk inquest ham had no information on this head.) Iam5- am} carnp to Lethbridge in 1886. W. Bryden conducted the service. ljlccl >n the Commons today. The' countries were interested and it is! 'indicated that Cheryk, working is the regulations wore prepared by E. E.isaid he was the victim of conspira-l Hiilcr-est mine, was pushing cars from G' Addlson Son was in DOLLARS SENT TO PARIS It was a limited liability company. Mr. Graham said that it seemed toj be a practice among the large Ameri-i can companies to have subsidiary companies for these large' works. When'the wreck occurred. Mr. Gra- ham went on. lie thought that he was dealing wirh the big, strong Phoenix Iron Works. x He found that he was dealing only with the Phoenix Bridge Co. "Any asked Mr. Crockett. The Phoenix Bridge Co. gave a was sixty-three vears Thc funeral will start from the i Oddfellows' Hall tomorrow afternoon i at 3 p.m. sharp. j All Oddfellows, friends and old-tim- ers arc requested to meet at the Odd-' i fellows' Hall at 2 p.m. when the fun- j eral service will be held. clispge of the funeral arrangements. REPORTS BILL NO GRANT FOR THE j FENIAN RAID VETERANS j Ottawa, Fee. Wilfrid Laur-i bond for to the Quebec Bridge i ier was waited upon today by Messrs! Co.. .Mr. Graham explained. On at-[ Sea ley. German and Mederic tempting to realize on the bond, mak- demand for it. the company had set up a claim as to notification. Mr.! but the prime minister's answer was of Branch Lines Throughout Thc Dominion Ottawa. Feb. Railway Com- of the Commons to-day report- Prince and Dr. David Starr Jordan, I cies by .those convicted. of the. United. States and will come in force ahoi.t one year hence. Tbe fish-. ing industries of the following terri-j GERMAXY GETS torial waters will be conserved: Passamaqnoddy Bay, St. John and St. Croix Rivers, Mcmphrema-l gog, Cliamplain. St. Lawrence' Rivr-r, where this said river consti-' tuti-s thr international Lake Ontario, and Niagara River, j Lake and Lake Huron, including; Lake St. flair, Lake Huron ing Georgian Bay, but excluding Channel, St. Mary's River anri MINIMUM RATE Tariff Froi Terms the chutes where they had been load- By Dominion Government for Relief of Flood Sufferers ed, to make up a tript> when other] Ottawa, Feb. the Commons workmen came up behind with j today, referring to supply, Mr. Field- more cars, and although they called i ing put through the committee the to him to set out of the way, he vote of for aid to the sufferers idently din not hear them and was j by the floods in Paris. The money [Caught, between the cars and so be paid through the Paris office jly crushed that he died a few hours I to the British ambassador who has LllltCU later. I expressed himself as ready to trans- In the case of Van Dusen, it appear 'mit it to the French srove'rnment Jed that he was at work on a On up ,n the Coleman mine, dnvmg through, firsl mattcr of gcnera] a small fault when a-piece ot the cap; was tho ,rot-k which to ail appearances wassail way for which there is a vote nf Berlin, Feb. 4.-Chancellor camc Mr. Lennox ashed if inn- t fhr, Vi en nf tKr> Virotr. U iViaC- Superior, Rainy River and Bcthmann-Hollweg, today sent to the lnR him at thc basc OI kenzle and Mann were in town ivwji M. P.'s. regarding the grant of Ule bill authorizing thc construe-1 Rainy Lake. Lake of the Woods, the Reichstag; the following communica-J to ?200 to each Fenian Raid tion ol- utidltiorutl branch lines in thejstrnin of -Tuan Do Fuca, and adjacent tion rcpardinR the German dpath cnsucd. SHEEP HEADS and South-westerly. I G-aham said that they had not in.'very definite terms, lost hope yet. He went on to say that there was a drawback of Thc metal ai -the bottom of the river was an asset- Inasmuch as the company had! a captaUzation of only he had! no great hope of collecting ar.vtl'.inc! Frank Alia from it. Mr. Foster asked if the minister had realized on the drawback. have said Mr. Graham. Kariier in the discussion of this Onl5" matter of importance to including the I waters ami such other continuous wa-; tariff agreement: ;IL Verflict j From a point in township22. range "'rs ns recommended by thc "Thc American government has dc-l was returned in each case. j i east of the principal meridian, I in'crna ioTlal fisneries commission and dared that thc livestock question is; northwesterly one hundred miles. j governments. drawn wholly from thc negotiations From Osborne, on tne Pertbinai Thc Sacral regulations include the! on the condition that the unlimited following: Dvnamite, poisonous sub-; enjoyment of Germany's conventional I. stances, or dcvirns for rantnr- tariff ho conceded to the United unavoidable accident "omjthat ,n view. i Mr. Graham said that Mr. Mann was J, ESTATE to a noint on the line of the or devices for captur- tariff be toba southwesterly colonization be- fish are absolutely prohibited. No! States. CartwrJght and Boissevain. The following extensions of time pontor held a session of thc district! court here yesterday when a number of pettv cases were disposed of. The! (branch item some interesting information the attention of the court was that; Srrathcor.a. From Otterburn on and southeasterly rom Killam northwesterly to in any way pollute trea-j It further agrees that thc advan-; A man from California vest ty waters with substances injurious! tages of American minimum tax shall; purchased through Lou ITarbeke 1o fish life, a close season is c stab-! he extended unrestrictedly mr black bass is established; many after March 31. 1 5 Mi to June 15th in' to m town on other business and there had been no consultation with h.'v, Thereupon the Opposition wondered why the line was to start from the las Mission, access to which is only over a line owned by the C. N. R. Mr. Tomplcman introduced a bill I to amend the gas inspection act. The a changes proposed are: Got-: valuable warehouse site near thc flour ne to increase the aecur- j mills, heinc lots IS to 22 inclusive meters and other Designed to the Emerson to Stuart-j1 Al3rc" to Jlinc I5th in! Tnc customs administrative features; Block 6. The lots aro served with a i L j each year, both days inclusive, no. of the existing tariff arrangement i track and sold for a tost of the calorific power of hitherto only an illumination cnnio out. br spent The vote of a million wmo{ an appcaj from a justice's decision j In connection with the last-named ol nnv kinrt %shal! ho >n shaU remain in force. "rounfis black bass, brook i "That this extension of The Aibrria Rwnritics bought two the mini- lots on Burdett Street from James been committee today threw on the substructure. One pier win bo completed next autumn, the second in the autumn following.! involving the confiscation by the tho rend a corr.rmmica- lice of a number of heads'of from tllc Board These two piers will be available j tain lud unlawfully' wnmovor the type of bridge is takcn Ul" ground that the police had no author- Trade time. Dr. objecting to an extension of completed. Tbe transcontinental rail- way from Moncton to Levis will he completed before tho bridge is roady. Mr. Graham was informed that pend- ing the finishing of tile bridge a ferry was practicable. standing that thc slurp had been killed unlawfully.. The appeal was dismissed with costs to the appellant. Thc ease- was important as unhoWing thc activity of the police season in thrir efforts to discourage lhe unlawful killing of bier ?tr-iiction in Cash's Canadian bill was for the g lines From its lino fur- trout, landlocked salmon or maskin-; mum tariff to Germany secure to her'Fiske yesterday for About'011' thp of K. X. Lewis requiring oner is prohibited. No salmon or the treatment in accordance, with thc a year ago Mr. Fiske bought these; telegraph equipment on all coast m? and soniing vessels of 12.000 f and on and sreamers of 400 tons or of the hough of Irss than three pounds, most, favorrd nation clause. lots for wright shall be raptured and salmon "That the American customs ad- .Tamos Fiske sold a lot on Rartlett' wHrs above-- tidal limits not he ministraiive regulation shall be sup-'St. to Fd Kennedy for A-Sf'a A rlose season for st.itr-; plied to American coods in a friendly! year ago ho bought it for i ovor- tho four yoars following and roncilintory spirit. i i Th tho dato of lhe promulgation of "That, tho prosont agreement res-; Gordon onlv son of the late! touol Siriuheona soutlierly From Rcgina southerly to Calvary, to a point on tho International boundary between ranges 1 r.nd 2, west, of the third iner- rr-cnlations is provide for. Tho cap- peeling the labelling of wines shall re-; fire chief Laxvroneo Clarke, of turo of fish for fertilizer or oil is pro-; main in force. hihilod. naked hooks and spears and: "That the customs aflministrat fishimr by torch or other artificial, provisions rospectinc ohr marking of, crushed to death bv a Grand Trunk; a doctor's ce'-tifioate "of "his light used as a lure for fishing treaty goods shall ho applied a friendly1 roight train noar Roarhville at waters is made illegal. and conciliatory spirit." Oarlv hour this morning. don, Ont.. whoso tragic death is still ott in the minds of Londoners, was! of Klciiihiicroo sawdust wharf was -I or. again jn public ac- today. Mr. Crock- To summon Mr. Andrew Dalhousie who had sent ;