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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 8, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TKe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOLUME II. tETH BRIDGE, ALBERTA. MONDAY, FEBRUARY I, IMi. NO. ATRAINWENT OVERSAGGED BRIDGE Hair-Breadth Escape From Wreck Near Los Angeles CHICAGO HAS A LABOR SCANDAL Charged That Have Been Threatened or Called for Purpate of Extorting Monty Chicago, Feb. Attorney Wyman has taken the first official step in what is expected to be a sen- gational investigation of charges that a prominent local labor leader has systematically extorted money from building contractors by threatening or calling strikes. of small strikes are said to have been called during.the last year or two, purely for the purpose of co- ercing contractors into "seeing the right people." The revolt is alleged to have come when the contractors for the new Chicago and Northwestern sta- tion, refused to treat with a certain influential labor leader. Los Angeles, Cal., Feb. hun- dred lives hung in the balance for a fraction of a second last night while engineer Baldwin of the Sante Fe, hesitated whether he would follow his example and jump or stick to his engine and pilot it over the fast settling bridge at Avenue 35 on the Arroyo. The Arroyo was a raging tor- rent "from the heavy storm and the water had cut under the concrete pil- ing of the bridge and it began to sag. Then came the train of several cars slipping down grade from Pasedena. Several hundred persons were out watching the stream and when they saw the train coming, they attempted to warn it. Engineer Baldwin saw the danger but as he was unable to stop the train before it was on the bridge he opened the throttle and let the en- gine run across. Had he hit the bridge at high speed the engine and cars would have been hurled into the roaring waters. Later the first section of the in- bovmd Los .Angeles Limited was sight- ed just north of the damaged, bridge and the passengers ..found-their way into the city on electric cars. The second section was sent around by way of Riverside. Today the Arroyo is still relentless- ly grinding its path to the sea, tear- ing away all obstructions in its course.. All numerous fences, out- .houses and buildings, a dozaa bulk heads and heavy buttresses have been .taken as toll by the stream, that but a day.or two ago was a mere brook. A LOT OF SKELETONS. St. Pierre, Que., Feb. fisher- man named Jougand, of Anse Aleunts, while excavating in the cellar of his cottage, came.across sixty skeletons. They are believed to be the remains of the victim's of the ship Clarrise, which foundered near St. Pierre in 1864. ASQUIfflWILL KEEP MJVS BUSY ,egislative Programme M Long But It Is Im- portant CUPID IS BARRED AT THE BOUNDARY Pair on Way to Detroit "to-Marry .Not Allowed to Crow River Windsor, Ont., Feb; three .weeks. -ago Saturday, Miss Jeanne Boudreau, aged 20 years, a pretty little French-Canadian girl, whose parents are .prominent socially and financially in Montreal, met Hugh handsome ana 'one'year her senior. She promptly fell'' wJth he was not reluctant, but confessed his financial embarrassment. Not to be thwarted, the young lady announced her willingness to finance the trip to Detroit, on condition that Lawrence would marry her on arri- val-there. He agreed and they start- ed. But. when they crossed the American. boundary at Sarnia, Satur- day, United States immigration of- ficials refused them entrance because .they were- not husband and wife.1 The young people were much de- pressed at the action of the officials, ;but declared their intention of. mak- ing a second attempt to cross at Windsor., when they hoped to meet better success." They had not six o'clock Saturday. Miss Boudreaii is well supplied with money and says she will marry the man of her choice at all "hazards. Lawrence is a civil; enginerr arid well connected in Ottawa. London, Feb. Jan. 28. Prime Minister Asquith will start this year's session in Parlia- ment with a numerically small pro- gramme. Its importance, however, s expected to exceed that of any ses- sion, of recent years. The labor pjurty and radicals arc demanding thtt removal of certain disabilities, in the old age pensions scheme which at present excludes ma- old people. To provide England with a fleet of ten. per cent, better han the combined navies of America and Germany the most conservative naval officers say the coming: budget must provide for at least five capital ships. Measures ..likely to find a place .in the programme are the House and Town, planning Irish land pur- chase amendment bills put off froin ast session and the CfflFORMANS Wl EXCITED Uxmt the Much Discussed latiea CANT GET TO WORK. 'Haven't the Money to Pay for Transportation. Washington, Feb. lack of transportation, many thou- sands of who today are living in the congested centres of the coun- try, and who appeal for work are de- prived of obtaining remunerative em- ployment; From all of the coun- try come cries for efficient Kelp, but the laborer in many instances is 'able to answer the call "because he not the? means to go to ;work. This is the serious situation which is confronting officials of the Bureau of Information -..of-the; Department of -Commerce and Labor, whose duty it is to promote a distribution to the United States and persons resident therein among the several states and territor- ies ;desiring; emigration. TRAIN JUMPED TRACK Tenn., Feb., from Coldwater, Miss., state that the Bouthbound train on the Hlinpis Cen- tral left the .track near that place at 5 30 o'clock 'this morning. A fireman is said to have.been killed and three .pissengers seriously injured. The was badly wrecked.' To Be a Speaker The Lincoln Day celebration here will be honored with the presence o: a, celebrated Montana orator, Chas. M Webster, United States collector of cuntoms for Montana and Idaho. He Ss a prominent citizen of Great Faus where he has resided since 1384. He is also a prominent state character through being a member of conven- tions, societies and the Legislature He was a candidate for the Repub- lican nomination for Governor o Montana last year. Mr. Webster de clined an Invitation to address a ban uet at Helena in order to Lethbridge. There should be a bij cnjwd present at the Methodist church Friday evening to hear distui guished American give an addrew on the great .and world honored Lin .coin. AN EIGHT-CLUB PRO. BALL LEAGUE BUY C. P. R- STOCK. Owen Sound, Feb. James E. Keenan, president-elect of Board of Trade, gave an address yesterday advocating that the Dominion Govern.. ment purchase the new C.P.R. issue, and be represented on the Board of Directors. Proposition Before a Meeting Of the Mag- nates In Calgary Calgary, Alta., Feb. the result of the baseball conference held at the Alberta Club on Saturday ev- ening, by J. M. Lamb, of' Winnipeg.' and representatives of Edmonton. Med icine Hat and Lethbridge, to consider the advisability of an all Canadian eight club league this season, -the to date, looks like go- ing through, which will mean C class ball for Calvary this year. The meet ing on Saturday evening lasted until midnight when the, meeting adjourned until this evening. Most of the mem- bers present favored the proposition of .an eight club league. Those present were. J. M. Lamb; of Winnipeg; Hamilton and J1. Jflem- inv, Medicine Hat; the latter aTsjj cd as representatives of Lethbridge: Messrs. Kirby, Fidler, Richardson. Johnston, M'ckillop and Dickson of Calgary, Edmonton being represented by Frank Gray. V. J. Kirby occupied the chair and called upon Mr. Lamb to. give the meeting some information posed league. Mr. Lamb said that while the old Northern League com- posed of Wihriipee. Duluth. Brandon and Fargo was still in existence, iie had; after very careful consideration, come to the conclusion that an all- Canadian league, composed of Winni- peg Brandon, Moose Jaw, Medicine Hat, Lethbride-e. Calgary and Edmon ton would be the best and most'pay- ing proposition. They -felt' that 'while the south, teams, like Fargo and Grand Forks, were not baseball towns, the West cities were: full of ball and besides these :cities were growing fast every vear and when properly the leatrue would make one of the .-best "C" class leagues- playing ball to- day. J. Fleming, of Medicine Hat, said he had talked it over with Lethbridge but it was up to Calgary and Edmon- ton, as lara-er cities- .Medicine Hat and Lethbridge, however, would be in en the proposition- if Calerary and Edmonton came through. While they would-draw: fairly good eates, they expected the gates at Winnipeg. Bi'an- don, Calgary and EdmonFon. of which they got a percentage, to be the means of keeping them jroing. Per- sonally he thought the in w proposal was a better proposition than the one of 1907. SHERMAN GETS AFTCR m CHURCH New York, i'eb. special dee- patch received here tonight from San Francisco stated that President Roose velt telegraphed the following to Go- vernor Gillett, Sacramento, saw Flint" as soon as your message came. He has been helping me in every possible way after consultation with Speaker Cannon, which he can make public if he -thinks advisable. Please see him. I am astonished at Perkins' conduct. He has for the last seven years done what he could to lamper in. the building of 'the navy. yet now he advocates a policy of wanton insult. 'I have nothing to advise at the present moment, but I cannot speak too highly in praise of the course you have followed. 1 suppose my tele-, im to the speaker ;is way I can render assistance. Please wire me if there-is anvthing I can'do. (Sgd.) Theodore Roosevelt. San Francisco. Feb. Cal foraians in general are not taking great interest in the proposed anti- Japanese legislation at Sacramento is. apparent from answers to enquiries sent by the Assaciated Press to all ortions of the state. Seemingly no one is excited over the situation but the Legislators themselves. Portland, Ore., Feb. interest is taken la Tacoma in the present ag- itation against the Japanese and the subject has hot been discussed ait.anv public The newspapers commend President Roosevelt and Go- vernor Gillett but the general public 1s apathetic. RUSSIANS ARE ACTIVE Pekin, Feb. residents at Harbin are alarcied at the activity shown there by the Russians during the past .fortnight, overpowering Chi- nese authorities, collecting heavy tax- es'arid exercising severe police meas- ure. It is further reported, that the Rus- sian authorities, are" ignoring- the treaty rights, of other nations and that the vice royalty at Mukdea is considerably excited r over the situa- tion. ANOTHER IRRIGATION SCHEME Ottawa, Feb. order in coun- cil lias- been passed bringing into ef- fect an agreement between the gov- ernment and F. P.. Alwin, whereby Alwiii" water from the Bow river to irrigate acres of land east. of. Calvary and nprthwest of the Robbies irrigation area. Estimated expenditure is Land is; to be sold at ?11 an acre arid a further deposit of to be "made. GOOD MAN GETS PAPER (Soccial to the erald) Claresholm, Feb. gratifi- cation is' felt that the Claresholm Review has been purchased by a journalist of such experience as Mr. T.-W. Quayle. For some considerable ime past the: paper has "been exist- i3g and that is about all but now Mr. Quayle-intends to set -the periodical going in good style. The paper sold ELECTROCUTEp; AT FT. WILLIAM Fort William, Feb. roan nam- ed -Walker> 34 years -of an em- ployee of the Hudson's Bay, Company, was killed Saturday afternoon by a shock from ah electric wire in the basement of the building. He was in the cellar, and it was not known was dead until, a fellow-employee dis- SMALL FIRE AT SELKIRK. Sslkirk, Feb.; 10 o'clock his morning an alarm .of fire: was sent in from the Lisgar house, where the oof .of the old building was found to be m flames. No, great damage was done before the fire was extin- guished. AT WORK IN WOODS Blairmore, Feb. McLaren has four camps in the bush this win- ter, employing about 160 men taking out a large supply of logs which will be manufactured at their mill here during the'.-coming summer. EDMONTON SKATER WON. Montreal. Feb. of Edmon- ton, won the 220 yards race in the an- nual championship meet .here yester- day. Edmund Lamy won the! yards, one and three Foreign Minister Koihura address- ing the Lower House of the Japanese Diet declared that Japan is confident the measures pending in California legislature will not lead to international FIRE AT KENORA, Kenora, Feb. broke out icre last night in the dry goods store >f Nigerin and Co., on Second St., and within an hour had gutted the juilding and worked considerable Jamage to other property. The total oss amounts to over practi- cally covered by insurance. 7 Origin )f .lire unknown. WERE SATISFIED. Chatham, Feb. convention of he Conservatives of West Kent was ield Saturday .to explain why the protest in West Kent was dropped. The convention seemed satisfied with -he explanation. Claims Modern Church and Sunday School Are Failures F. H. 'Sherman, president of Dis- .rict'No. 19, U. M. W. of A., addres- sed an audience of working men at Oliver's Hall on Sunday afternoon, taking "for his subject "Industrial conditions." He predicted that last year's finan- cial panic would be world wide and :hat the workmen would not work inder the same conditions in the fn- .ure as they have in the past. He predicted that the next finan- industrial conditions and that, there should bs no poverty. "Show me a country .not civilized on modern lines and I "will show you a country -where is no -unemplojred was the way he summed the matter up. Notwithstanding the fact that there are many out .of employment, the daily press has to whistle to keep up courage.and predict that prosper- ity is coming, coming, coming. He wished the press ..dare speak the truth, but it must voice the sen- timents of its the The workingman Ming a part of the market for the surplus accumulated under the capitalist is Tinable to buy back all the surplus owing to [oV wages, and -the result 'is panic and unemployed. The present sys- tem is doomed. The speaker remarked that' some eood men think that conditions would: not: be so had if it wasn't for beer drinking and the wprkingmen not saving their wages. "He thought that if the workingman would save it would mean stagnation of business the denying of himself .present necessities.- Mr. Sherman said the modern 'hurch" and Sunday school'were fail- ures. He stated that the present low state of many workingmen was due to :ariy :.teaching under churclr .supervi- sion, and that many were forced to listen to Sunday school teaching, when actually hungry. "Don't you suppose thev remember In -reply -to a question from" the audience Mr. Sherman said- one trou- ble with the-church was that its preachers were educated in colleges endowed by millionaires. As to tem- perance, he-said he would be glad when the saloons and bars were abol- ished, but the patronage: of'the bars at the present time by the working- men was due to the fact that after a hard. day's work they had no other place to" go to get a change of envir- onment. ATTACKED JOHN D'S SON-IN-LAW CRAZY MAN'S TERRIBLE DEED He Killed Two People Near Shelbourne, Ont Shelbourne, Feb. men, fa- ther son are dead, and a, woman and a man seriously injured as the result of the apparently crazed actions of George Ernest Stewart, of Melanc- thai township. Stewart approached the home of Sr., at an early hour this morning and rapping at the door was admitted by Spanhouse. What hap- pened is a mystery, but Spanhouse's cries of "I'm aroused the household. His wife rushed to his as- sistance and was shot and clubbed by Stewart. James, the son, hearing the noise, came "down stairs and wag at. taaked in the parlor, Stewart crushing in his brains with terriffic blows, us- ing the stock of the gun. there was a girl sleeping up stairs and" she lay quiet until Stewart left the house when she ran out in terror and notified the neighbors. Stewart was arrested at his father's house this afternoon. He was asleep when the police reached him. In-.addition to the'acts mentioned above, Stewart before he entered the Spaahouse home had had a dispute with his brother and twice knocked him down with Ms fist. After this dispute he started, for the Spanhouse pkce. After Jeaving there, having killed father and son, and left old Mis. Spanhouse. in a dying condition, Stewart called at William Wilson's, a neighbor. He struck Wilson with the barrel of the old gun he carried. Cvossing'the road to Edwin Pound's, he struck the lured man, George Beaumont a terriffic blow and also hit the housekeeper, Mrs. Crown. The injured man is not expected to live but the prisoner escaped with minor No motive for the action can be as- sigr.ed. It is said that in 1906 he got into trouble in the West and was handed over to-the North West Mount- ed Police at Medicine Hat, but was released and sent back1 to Ontario on the promise of his friends that they would' look after him. AWFUL FLOODS IN GERMANY Traffic, Is Suspended in" Many "Sec- of Life Beiiir., Feb. received here from all the river districts of Germany indicate, that the of the floods which are raging as a result of several, days of heavy, rains and w arm T weather are increasing. Over fifty fatalities have already been reported and the .damage to property is srreat. A" drenching downpour of rain con- tinued the western provinces in many parts of which- traffic has been entirely suspended. owing to bridges being washed away.' The government has ordered all available military en. ffineers..tb proceed to the stricken dis- tricts dams to prevent fur- ther encroachments 'by the waior, At.. Gcolertiz' many houses are under water. At. Brest long stretches of rail-oad tracks have been destroyed a :d passenger traffic is suspended. The rivers -have risen many 'feet. The postal service has ceaseU, rail- way traffic on the right-bank of the Rhine is reported at a standstill. Three .bridges on branches of the tributaries have collapsed and the schools have been compelled to close. Several bodies have been seen float- ing ,on the. waters of the river.- ENGINEER KILLED. St. Thomas, Feb. Cooper, a Wab ash .engineer, fell from his en- gine near -Sirncoe yesterday, and sus- tained injuries which caused death. ODD FELLOWS SECRETS Words, and Signs Robbtd From Tample By Chatham, Feb. guard- ed news has leaked out that the Odd Fellows' Temple on King St., was entered by burglars on Tuesday night who got, in to the combination safe, robbing it of costly jewels and orna- ments. The which has caused the chief consternation was the cop- ies of the secret work., of the order kept in the safe, the pass words, grips and other signs of the order, all contained there, which it is feared the thieves will sell to the first pub- lisher who will buy. MINE WORKERS HAVE ELECTION Indianapolis, Feb. result of the second ballot taken in the United Mine Workers' convention for the election of a vice president and sec- retary-treasurer, showed that E. C. McCullough, Bay City, Mich., was elected vice-president over J. L. of Scranton, Pa. McCul- lough received votes and Dernp- Edward X. Perry was elected sec- retary treasurer, receiving votes, while John Fahey of Pottsville, Pa... his nearest rival, received COMPENSATION ACT IN MANITOBA Bill Has Been Drafted By the Labor Men's Solicitor Winnipeg. Man.. Feb. of the important matters which the Manito- ba Legislature will have to consider is the workmen's compensation bill, which has been, drafted by the solici- tor of the Trades and Labor Council, and will be submitted to the members The measure is substantially the same as the one which was submitted-to the Lecpslature last session. It is based inon the English legislation and contains most of the provisions of the English act excepting- that domestic agricultural servants are 'exempt from it. At the last ses- sion of. the Legislature, strong oppo- sition developed to the measure on the part of.'larce'' employers of labor, and after the hearing of evidence be- fore the law amendments committee the: bill-was withdrawn at the sugges- tion, of the members of the govern- ment, who promised to cive the mat- ter some attention during recess and reach a decision: oh" the "subject before calling--the; V- IN MEMORY OF A GREAT AMERICAN PROF. STRONG, OF NEW YORK, BITTEN BY A CRAZY MAN. York, Feb. 7.-4-Chas. A. Stroiio- professor of pyscholoffy, at Columbia University, who is a-..son-in-law of John D. Rockefeller, was attacked on ihe North German Lloyd liner Barb- barossa Saturday morning by :a ydune Brazilian, Louis Leit, who is now a prisoner on Ellis Island; pending an investigation of his sanity. Prof. Strong was bitten twice on the face by his assailant, who sprang upon him suddenly and after- striking sever- al blows, used his teeth. The men were separated by the ship's attend- ants. The vessel arrived today. Leit says he was followed around tho world by Prof. Strong .and accuses the latter of having attempted to put noison in his food. There was only- one witness to the attack. He is Senator Helm of California, who was in the smoking room at the time. King Edward of Englind, who left today to visit the Kaiw at Boriin. KING AND QUEEN TRAVEL London, Feb. Edward and Queen Alexandra left London for Berlin this morning. BOUNTY ON COYOTES AND WOLVES RESUMED The Government of the Province of Alberta expended twenty-six thou- sand seven hundred arid one dollars in payment of bounty on wolves and coyotes during the year 1903, and ow- ing to the reduction in their num- bers caused therabyy'it has again been decided to pay" bounty fruiu the first day of 'January, 1909- Warrants in payment of bounty will be'issued by the former inspectors. Lincoln's Birthday Will Be Recognized All Over the Dnioa ]STew York, Feb. progress at Washington of the .measure to mate February 12th a national holiday has stimulated interest in the anniversary of Lincoln's the centennial o! which will be observed next'Fri- day. .throughout the. country: Strictly speaking, there can: be no national holiday, for. in this matter the states make their own legislation, .and.this measure, if it becomes law, will ap- ply .in legal sense only to the Dis- trict of Columbia, the Territories and fin aii in stitutions. Eight states have made'Feb.' 12th a holiday al- ready. .Tlie most notable gatherings on that date will be in-Kentucky, where President Roosevelt will lay the cor- ner, stone of a memorial hall on the Lincoln farm. At Springfield; Ills., there will be addresses by Wm. J. Bryan' and Am- bassidors Bryce and Jussand. Presi- dent-elect Taft will speak at a ban- quet at New Orleans, and Vice-Presi- dent Sherman will make an address at the Chamber of Commerce dinner at Pittsburg. At noon Mr. Lodge will address the Massachusetts Leg- islature at Boston. In New York there ' several Lincoln dinners oi ar notable character. Han. R. W. Scott, who propose! to the Senate partially elective. Queen Alexandra, who accompanies King Edward to Berlin. FOR BISHOP OF DIOCESEOF TORONTO Both Canon Cody and Canon Welch Prom- inent Toronto, Out., Feb. a Quiet way there is quite an intonating earn paign going on. ior the posi Uon of Bishop of Toronto, in succession to the late Archbishop K-.veu.tuiah. It is, of course, against the canons ot the church for candidates to cunvas or even for. there t-e'any candi- dates in the usual sense of, the term, but the question is the only one be- ing discussed among Anglicans these days. As far as the diocese is concerned this two favorites appear to be Kev. Canon Cody of St. Paul's Church, and .Rev.; Canon .Welch of St. James Ca- thedral. Although the old-controver- sy between high church and low church is not quite so marked as in. past years, it is still practically the dividing line. Canon Welch repre- sents, the moderate high Canon Cody represents the .lowchurcii .school of thought. Canon Welch-was formerly provost of Trinity, the high church college, Canon. Cody was .a lee- turer at Wyclifle, the low church col- lege. "v Canon Cody will be supported by a very large majority of the laity. Ca- non Welch it is .ejected a majority of the clergy. 'A.' clear ma- jority ot both laity and clergy is ne- cessary for nn election. Canon Cody is -regarded by his friends as the most outstanding figure in. the church in the .diocese. He is a splendid preacher .and a good or- ganizer and has built up a very .large congregation at St. Paul's during the rast few years. He is regarded as .man who would to complete the unfinished cathedral. On the other hand Canon Wwlch is regarded as a great church man who would not antagonize any: of the sec- tions if he was made the spiritual head of the diocese. Another point ,is that the appoint- ment to would, mean a personal sacrifice to both Canon 'Cddv and Canoa Welch from the material standpoint. At present the stipends of both, ac-eregate or over, while that oi bishop is only about At the same time both, are said to be willing to accept' the hon- or and opportunity. Others who will probably receive support in the first vote at least ace Provost Macklem, of Trinity., and. Rev. Archdeacon It is not thought that either will be a serious factor. In- fact, during the past few the opinion has been growing that unless the synod .can unite on Canon Codv or Canon Welch they will have to1 outside the diocese. In that event the name of Bishop Thorn- -loe of Algoma has suddenly' sprung into prominence and he is said to be tho most likely choice- He is an able man of broad views and it is said jrould prove acceptable to all .sides. The meeting of synod for, the elec- tion of bishop takes place on the 17th', jnst. BUILDING PERMITS, JANUARY Jno. dwelling Wm. Sadowski, Gray, dwelling. Thos. Judstra, dwel- ling, M: L.-Shover, shed, Mrs. XT. Mclntjre, addition, T. C. Rossiter, dwelling, Paul Au- det, dwelling, W. Bates, dwelling, Mrs. Sexton, dwel- ling, J. McB Shively, repairs to dwelling, Pioneer Lumber Co.. repairs, A. S. Davy, dwel- hng, J. J. Mangen, 'dwelling, W. Wiilets, dwelling, A. Bryce, dwelling, E. Howard, dwelling, M. Lemsden, dwelling, BOWLING TOURNAMENT Calgary, Alta., Feb. first entries for the big howling tourna- ment-to be held in Calgary next month, were received Saturday. Med- icine Hat is seeding in entries for two teams. Calgary has decided to enter five teams, one-of which will be chos- from all the ciiy. MINISTER MURDERED Houston, Miss. Feb. 8.--The body of Rev. W. T. Hudson, pastor of the Baptist church at this place and one of the prominent ministers in this state was found riddled with buck- shot in a pond near Houston late last r.ight. __________ FLOODS IN GERMANY. Berlin. Feb. news from the flood district is more reassuring. This morning the Rhine is no longer ris- ing fit Cologne, and no further dam- ago is anticipated there, but at Frank- furt-on-the-Main it is still rapidly ris- i ig, and the streets are coded for a considerable distance from the water front. Dresden reports that'the dan- ger has passed. Reports of 'great damage to property, especially on the confluents of the middle Rhine, are coming in. The damage was heaviest in the Wied Valley, where many vil- lages suffered severely. 5iG CROWD AWAim TKElflu Liverpool, Feb. The White Star steamer Baltic; on which Capt. Seal- by, who commanded the Republic when she1 went down two weeks ago off Nantuckett, and the wireless operator, .were gcrs, missed the tide in the Mersey, .vnd will not arrive here until- tomor. row- morning. Crowds that have; been waiting to give the two" 'men- _an' ova- tion, were- greatly disappointed when they "found "the steamer would not reach here tonight.- The saloon -pas- sengers of the Baltic -held a-, meeting on Saturday 'night; and made a collec- tion for the crew oi- 'the Name Men To Meet Operators The miners completed tha transac- tion of their business in time to close tho Seventh Annual Convention on Saturday afternoon. The afternoon session was taken up with hearing; the report of the ;seale committee. The :followinjr couuiiittee will meet the operators in -Vlai-lcod on March, 2nd: President Sherman, Sec'y. Carter, Thos. Biarcrs, Fcraie; J. White house, Michel; Wm. Graham, Cole- man; C. Stubbs, Taber; Mi. IHmlap. Bankhead.- TOO MUCH SNOW. Ottawa, roof of the Ottawa Supply Co. building, on Sus- sex St., collapsed from snow on Sat- urday, several workmen getting put just in time to save their About 60 feet of the TOO! went down, and building, was badly wrecked. ;