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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 13, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald (VOLUME LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY ?3, 1909. NO. M ANDIT HOLDS: UP A TRAIN IN THE STATES ery Daring and Successful Deed Per- petrated Near Denver, Col, e supposed, "black 1 b'der of the American .military hand" which has a .flavor of the Win- ?i authorities abolishing the lottery. I nipeg crimes about "-U be re- been a in ul Vadnais Not Able To Speak Palydon Vadnais is registered at the Coaldale, The report of his brother is-a melancholy one. Vadnais is better, ami is slowly progressing to- ward recovery, but it is feared that he wiU not be ablt to converse again, as part of the jaw is entirely gone and his tongue in a very bad shape. Of course this cannot be stated defin- itely, as tht- time is so short since the affair. IN MEMORY OF ABRAHAM membered that the victims of the Chinese quarter of Winnipeg: received certain siens seme days before the ac- tual murder was committed, consist- insr. as in oue case of small box of beans live in number, which indicated the number of days the recipient had and sometimes a word of Chinese characters, lllustrat- the fall of a. tree, a symbol of a. cut oil life. These were not recoeniz- to live, two in New York, Feb. auction of" white .men on Lincoln's birthday was the spectacle that -drew thousands of persons to the Parkside Presbyter- ian Church in Flatbush tonight. Toe auction was in re'ality .an object les- son of the conditions prevailing among working p'eople, and served gtt jobs for a .number of men. The church was crowded when Rev. John E. Long, outlined the pitiable condition of those who were willing to work but unable to secure a position. He introduced Edward T. 0. Loughlin t conduct the auction. Mr. O'Loughlin outlined his plan, to which the men he would present had agreed. This was to offer them, as it were, on 3-he i block, to the person who gave them! a job through which they could subsistence and-a few dollars besides, j if possible. The money end, however, j was an after consideration, as the. men who had come to liiin wanted principally food and shelter. Mr. O'Loughlin then' led to the platform fifty men, young and old, more or less shabbily All wore black, mask? to conceal their identity: to all but the purchas. FIRE FIEND AT EDMONTON. .Edmonton, Feb. at the cor- ner of Rice and Queen's Ave. destroy- ed Barker's Exchange Mart, Mark- ham's flour and feed, McCartney Bros.' harness and saddlery, Great West Implement Co., Palace restaur- iicbt Southal! his sister had a narrow escape. FIGHT ENDED IN A DRAW Crowd Satisfied With Decis- ioD Of theRe- feiee Edmonton, Alta., Feb. pro- jected railroad from Edmonton to Fort McMurray will be constructed a; speedily as possible and work com- menced at an early date was the as surancfc positively given by Premiei Rutherford in the Legislature late this afternoon. The road will be known as the Alberta and Great Wa- terways company. The in- corperators are: W. R. Clarke, and B. R. Clarke, bankers Kansas City and William Bain, 01 Winnipeg. I Contrary to general opinion the .Premier says the Grand Trunk is not bt-hind this road. To ensure early construction, the bill contains unus- uul provisions that construction must be commenced within a year of grant- ing the charter., pushed ahead with all possible speed and. finished with- in four years. The passenger and i freight service is to be inaugurated. i such service to follow up the comple- i lion uf each successive fifty miles. The charter gives the company the 1. right to construct., and operate raiL- I roads with- ail and .sidings from Edmonton north- j to" a psint at or near the west j end of "Lac La bish thence to: a pointy The 13-round pugilistic Tiesir Fort McMurray and from the i i- Tiiill jx.'int in said line at or near the wes' encounter last night at Olivers Hall Labigh M end ,wec-n Jack Clarke, of Philadelphia. betwee Each man was numbered. Num-j the first man presented, was'the and Kid Williams, of California, for 10. middleweight championship declared a draw. Another unusual clause is provid- ed for government .control in the near future. This clause gives the govern- ment an option at any time to pur- chase the entire undertaking... of the company, such option however, not .to be assignable by the government.; Mess vs. Bredin, Athabasca', and Sturgeon, supported' the" Pre- tnier in the motion for the second reading of the bill, 'Mr. Boyle said that -when' complet-' ed it would be possible to travel from New Orleans to -the Artie Circle by pullmau and stateroom as the road would give connection bet-ween Transcontinental lines and navigas-: iion Caters of the north, of which Fort McMurray is practically the head. u- Mr. Moore, of Red Deer, pressed'for: the consideration of 'a government owned line.into the north. He thought government should .be. careful and retam proprietorship- of road in order that running rights over it be given to any railroad. It was important t-y have lines into the north, but infinitely mqre important to provide facilities ior ;people. going i-ast west-in the'province. V1he bill was eventually given ar second r'oadinc and referred to the Railway Commission. -described as an iron worker and this countrv was moulder; long out of- work, in want. The decision handed out by AIL LIOS willing to work at anything. Sey- oral men'in the audience walked elton. the referee, was favorably- re- ceived by the crowd in attendance. ON FORESTRY PROBLEMS Toronto, Feb. Board of Trade tonight entertained Earl Grey, and .the executive .pi-the Canadian Forestry Associatron-and "annual ban- quet. There; were 290 guests. Earl Grev respohding to a toast" said the forstry convention had convinced him that the nations prosperity depended upon the conservation of the lorests -at the headwaters'; of the. river. .Ne- this" might shake Montreal s Centennial f Of His Birthday Recognized Here position as the chief commercial port Next .week representatives--of Canada ana .tne.-TJnited States would consider, the vital problem .at Wash- ington-. Canadians duty is to teach then children, to have a patriotic re- gard for- the resources-of Canada s forestry. One "of1 the well attended most enthusiastic and meetings. ever held in REMEMBERS NOBLE ACT Toronto, Feb. he went bible in hand into a "dive" in Chi- cago and-rescued-a'-beautiful young woman from a life of was leading, David S. Kidd, Lennox Ave., this city is to receive a fortune and'the city of To- ronto a home for fallen women to be "Burn Memorial." the -city, was held. at Wesley Church last night when .-Abraham Lincoln's centennial was celebrated. It was American's .night. The church .was packed and a strong patriotic feeling pervaded the entire gathering. In front were draped the Union Jack and the Stars and ..Stripes. W. ,C. Simmons presided and with him on the platform were seated Hon. Clias M. Webster, and Mf. Strain of F. P. D. H. Elton, G. M. Hatch and W. B, Dobbin.. The, musical part of .the program was good. G. E. Fleming pop- ular as ever- Miss Hings was given a splendid- reception and A. Tilley s selections were very much appreciat- I ed as signs of course until after the i awful event had transpired and police j enquiry made. i This is very.patent news to the av- erage Celestial and he begins to won- tier if evervthmrr that he receives has a meaninc. and more so if he receives in his morning mail sheet of white pacer with, carefully drawn upon it. a scimitar shaped knifed shaded to show the awful keenness, of the slantirur at an angle suggestive "of .im- mediate use. This is what happened to a Chinaman in -the city, one of the heads of a'business firm. He inimediateiy communicated with the police, who are keeping a sharp look out and there have also been vis- itors stayinc in the Chinese quarter undoubtedly endeavoring to unravel the mystery. To sav that the colony of washers are scared is putting, it mildly, for great measures of self'pre servation are pursued by some, as- none know who will be the next to receive' intimation that on untune- It -l v j wu'. -it 4- the platform, and as in slavery days The fight was .principally chara-cter- c-iticallv surveyed the subject. One! ized by its cleanness.-and clever man went so far as to feel of the tific work. Both men displayed i limbs and muscles. It was j ;Lmount of speed and were there y finally announced that the- man had. been sold to W. F. Copeland. who a_____. would give him employment in an m-j steppcd> around the rine at a lively association in New a hard punch. steady throughout the bout. men displayed any fljithj was) Clarke! The terms were not announced. Num. 21. next up, was described as having'served in the Boer war and in the United States army in tho. Philip- an electrician; bv trade. He went to a Flatbush family, the name by request. It was an- the family would give a month and board. Number .23, went- to- A Newark, N.J-, a painter party, who; promised Mm a while number 4, a grey-haired :k; .n, away by a young man. said he would give him work.and a home at once. Thus -six men in all were disposed of. when the .hour TJEES late the spectators, many of them having keenly felt the scenes they had witnessed, formed themselves into a. committee to take charge of the 44 remaining men, and promised 10 find homes and pbs for them.. John Rockefeller, who had been invited but .to no His foot- 11 times he activity in. pace, ta times -overstepping himseli. and losing his equilibrium opnarent disadvantage, work was fast- and at a displayed extraordinary his varied movements. The fight from start to finish was an exhibition of ring skill, conceded the best ever seen here. Both prin- cipals showed conclusively that they are men of class- .Williams claimed to have reserve powers which he was backward in bringing into acquisition because of a cold in the chest. The claverness of both men brought forth many exclamations of admira- tion from the onlookers who were Apartment House For This City Refers To sation J. -A Macdonald receive intimation on uuviuie--ju.. away 'io _ Iv fate awaits them. This matter) to be present, sent a telesram regret, j muca clcVemess- in blocking many o: has been commented upon by many ting his; inability; to he ...there. j aig oppOnent's swings which. Coleman, Feb. Sher. man, of the District Mine Workers, MTO_________ addressed a public meeting here this highly pleased with the bout from be-' ej. jje foait AVith the Compensa- einning .to end. Williams worked like a pfece of machinery, seldom cettinc himself in a precarious-position. He covers nice and securely and cets away to perfection, Clarke showed AWFUL BLOW TOEACKMEN When Georgia Judge Said He Would Fine Them Thirty Million Gal., Feb. go Judge Landis one batter and make the fine said Kccorder Patfouet yesterday in imposing sen- tence upon seven negroes convicted of violating the healith ordinance. The fine was imposed'upon each of the de- fendants. Appreciating their inabiK itv to pay'any such fine, the aegroes j sank to the bench with and starins When the which the court's decision caused had subsided, .recorder Picquet suspended condition that each of the defendants deposit one. dollar with the clerk. The ordinance under which sentence was imposed provides that-the court ''may- impose, any fine he sees fit." A ;LOCAL BUDGET. At the Westminster Guild Knox Church on Monday evening next, the Rev, Mr. Reid will an address on ed Miss Clark, o: Raymond, made an exceedingly good- -impression, this being her first appearance in Lethbridge. She possesses a voice of wide range-over which she has splen- did control. Her pleased the audience and were in accord with the spirit of the evening. Raymond has at least one vocalist who will do much toward establishing a musical reputation for the town. The chairman spoke of it- being very fitting for Canadians to assist our friends in such, a celebra- tion as Lincoln is a man for .every age color-and 'clime and extended to the visitors from Great Falls, the hos- pitality of the city. C F P Conyheare gave a very elo- quent- addres's on Man." As a Canadian he appreciat- ed the spirit in being aproached to represent his country on sucn an oc- casion. There never was a i who as a man appeals to all English Me the Mrs. Lytle. it is movement, expected. will also give the same subject, an address on It is hoped a large number will i be present as this unique missionary movement is one of the greatest and most far-reaching m re- sults taking place in the world.. The Hotel and Restaurant Emplay- CCB Union will meet in hall of the Trades and morrow (Sunday) speaking people as Lincoln does. was a king among men. It was doubt- ful whether it was a wise judgment or a sound heart that qualified him for leadership. The-speaker showed, how. Lincoln vvas handicapped'by birth and ap peara-nce and how by perseverance he carved his way to fame and power in spite of defects. Kis singleness o. aim was appreciated by all'who met him. He exercised the same spel over men at Congress as he did ir the woods. The true simplicity and fervor of his nature never failed to touch the right key. Simplicity was his noblest attribute. .He vindicated the greatness of mere goodness. H dared to be a man'. His great aim was unselfish. Mr. Conyheare explained how a quill report at 9 Him JCcNaughton of Seattle, sister of Mrs. Sydney .Tackson, on.1 Mrs. E. A. Sbonnan, arrival on this rr.crn- flyer and is now a guest of Mrs, Shaman, ing reception, ranged speech He gave a well ar which for the mos part continued the eulogy of Lincoln He described the political situatio st the time of the Civil War and hov Lincoln couldn't have been a maste of a slave. In Lincoln's opinion lib erty and slavery could not uwell to eftther. He gave utterance to tn deepest feelings and the highest idea of the nation, although he was unap prociated when he became piesiden In Lincoln's opinion the issu meant more to the free than slave. It was to prove whether the has been commented upon by many and all sorts of theories are afloat re-, intr the mystery that surrounds hese crimes. It has been suggested lat'the victims of the recent crimes elomred to some secret-order-taking ath never to leave their, native land nder penalty of death, and their or- er has followed swift and awful to ake revenge for a broken vow. The hinese have strange orders, as for nstancc the society that collects from ohn a sood round sum annually and n return guarantees him a crave in bis native some place that vas in his childhood's days perhaps a avorite spot; These departed are laced in store until a cargo is ready and then the society charters a vessel and the bodies are 'taken to their last resting place. The present case may 30 a erruesome .hoax and the police .re. led "to that opinion, but they will noiie the less keep a vigilant eye up- on this feature and the person if bund, will be severely dealt with as this" is an offence .punishable by law. more in time when crime las so often followed such appalling- dispatches. DRISCOLL, JR. GOTTEN YEARS his opponent were met1 "by the. gloves. :At no stage of the light. have a decided advantage the other. 'Williams probably scored the greater number of points, the lead- ing however was in. favor of "Clarke. He was never backward in starting a T 0 Johnston, a North Dakota, gentleman will erect a three storey brick block on the corner of Burdett and Dufferin St. The building will used as a. lodging house and-.res- taurant and will be 34 by. 125 feet. On. the irround floor there will be of- ice cream and livioc.'.'apartments'; and possibly1 two stores. On the second and'third floor there will be parlors and fifty- two hedroorns. James A. McDonald is the architect. lUlllln.1' '.U-" J1 JOHNSON tS GAME Melbourne, Feb. am will- ing to fight Jeffries or an other-man alive in England, Amer- ica, Australia or any part of the civ- ilized world where" sufficie-at uiduce- of mix-up. Clarke has a reputable ler> j f tfa miners adding a half -rW-11-T ___ -L. II i tion Act: You will remember that a little while ago we .agitated something which would prove beneficial to the working class of this province and we "have got- the Compensation Act which came .into 'on '.January 1st; now the government wish to make some alterations which would not be beneficial to the working, class. The government cannot afford to re- peal the Compensation Act -as ,an election was drawing near. The man- aeers wished to increase the working f which Williams at all times treated with respect and ga've a good deal of 'attention to. RAPID DELIVERY. Edmonton, Altai Feb. C. For Crime Of Arson West Of High River Calearv. Alta.. Feb. Driscoli, who was' (ionvicted on Tues- At the close of the fifth..ncither men the "worse ior the bauue. Williams had. his lip cut early in the bout and near the finish one of Ms hands hurt somewhat. Both men were strong when they quit and seem- ed capable of going -a number of rounds more. There was no complaints as to the of the contest, though it that neither of act. in the way hour to their time before starting- to work and half an hour after quitting work so as to save'the time the min- ers take in going to and .from work through the mines, thus as he (Sher- man) claimed it, making a nine hour day for the -miners: If the govern- ment did such a tiling they would he up against a hard proposition which would come up on April. 1st. If five cents less were paid the miners for every ton of coal mined by them, as is proposed, it would rid the manag- ments are offered This was the farewell message Jack Johnson, champion heavyweight pugilist on fee eve of his departure for Sydney to take a the Pacific for the United States. CANADIAN CURLERS WIN. TJtica, N. Y., Feb. 12--New Tort and Boston were defeated br the Can- adians in the international curlmg contest for the Gordon trophy here Scotland, Feb. -12-The Canadian Curlers -played iheur first match on open ice since they arrived in Scotland today defeating, pn six rinks the Inverness team by a score of 105 to 80. be tended to their .full capacity. t was, interest to the miners. When also evident from the way they.iougut inter g .0 often meted t that -both contestants were out to In the round Clarke left his face wide open. Williams per .ceivine it instantly brought up a ter- day last of the crime of incendiarism rific right swing with all his weight near High River, aooeared before Mr. narrowly missed connections Justice Harvey vesterday forenoon to i which would surely have sent Clarke _. receive his sentence. In sentencing J down for. an. indefinite period. Clarke P. R. have broken the records for] voung Droscoll to ten years in the, at any stage was a hard man. to art because of his shifty.methods. "Kid" Howell having expressed a wish to meet either of these men if they could make bis weight of 142 pounds, Clarke, after the fseht, chal- lenged the former to meet him at the weiglit specified. The preliminaries to the main bout were nothing out of the ordinary. Lo- cal men were matched. quick despatch and prompt delivery. The government. shipped.. a; car .-of elegraph wife, 20 tons, from Antwerp ror the first section of the Peace riv- er line now under construction on January-.13 which arrived at St: Johns January 27. The C. R. brought this-car from St. John to Strathcona, a: distance jot miles, in, 14 days "or [ess thari a month from Antwerp to Edmonton. BUYS IN SHEEP CREEK CAMP Nelson, B. C., Feb. McMar- tiu, one of' the first men to 'make known the possibilities of Cobalt camp in Northern Ontario and at present one of the largest holders in provincial penitentiary Mr. Justice Harbey said that he could not under- sfttefr-how a jury could bring in a verdict of "Not guilty" .in the case .the. elder Driscoll, after the; son having been convicted on the same choree- The sentence was as light as 'his lordship could possibly moke it under the circumstances, as the crime for which the younsr man was com- mitted oermitted of life sentence. It is understood that Mr. E. F. Ryan counsel for the Driscolls. will airily to the department of justice for a new trial. DARING HOLD UP CATTLE BEGINNING TO SUFFER Iron 'Springs, Feb. ll.-One day last week, as two young sons of Mr. S. Noble, were driving ateam the prairie between Mr. Goplin's j (Jli. bllC Montreal, .Que., Feb. 12.-A daring and thc rivcr; the oae that was driv- the famous Larose-and other paying holdup occurred in gilders lurmi properties there today closed a deal store, St. James St., tnis afternc "Rpll and and a thief got away with for the Kootenay Bell and Mother and a or e o Lode groups of gold claims south of bills after striking the lady cashier r7_' rfomn nn hpfld and fellme her to the here in the new "Sheep Creek Camp, which is proving such; a producer of yellow metal. on the head and felling "Boor. She was alone at the tune. free were capable of governing them- selves. Incidentally Mr. Webster mentioned that Lincoln's speech at Gettysburg was kept at the Oxford University as TO GET RID OF LORDS. _____ !3.-Mr. Plymouth, Feb. _ _ t the most perfect gem in the English j Pease, the chief Liberal whip in the House of Commons in a speech here last night, an. nounced that the Government would appeal to the country, "before many for a mandate to abolish the veto of House of Lords. language and that the war cost four times ils much as all the slaves were worth. _ In closing he spoke of Lincoln s many He was complex in brain although single in heart. His immense personality influenced men unconsciously. Men submitted him as to nature. This together withj the greatness of the cause to which i he attached himself made him a I grent man. Lng .lost a rein when thc horles working class the speaker said "that" the presiding judges gen. eraUy reserve their decision until the matter-to Ottawa. We have the greatest hunch of third class lawyers that can be found anywhere. They are a bunch of political crooks. The speaker said that he was sorry to have to make that statement after IT WILL BE A FINE BLOCK E. J. Hill's New Three Storey Structure On Redpath Street James A. McDonald is working onr plans for the new Hill Block, erected on the site of the pre- promptly ran away and there would most likely have been an accident but the younger boy, "Bill" aired thirteen year's, had the presence of mind to jump onto the tongue and from there to the back of one of the. horses and succeeded (in soite of the kickincr and plunging of the animal) in eaininjr control of them again. It was a nlucky action and many an older per- afraid to at- being brought up in a. place where he seut store on Kedpath St was supposed to respect the law. The. It a three storey building., speaker had noticed that the Coleman 50 fcet by 125 feet. The ground floor Miner, The Frank Paper and other wiil uged stores. The second newspapers had said quite a lot- late- floor'will be used for offices and a, ly about J. A. McDonald, the defeated furniture slore roOm and on. candidate for secretary for District ,fl r-.will lbe.suites of: offices. Two-el- 13, IT. M. W. of A. There had been Jt will DC for quite a lot said about the Michel bal- lot. Harry .Mathison, of the Blair- more Times and Mr. Brown, the Lib eral organizer, are, said the speaker, responsible for Mr. McDonald's de- feat During the political campaign fall those two gentlemen told McDonald that this riding would divided into two and he could be the Labor candidate, and if so, his elec. tion was sure. "A large number of i people have been asking me lately, said the speaker, "what is going to happen this spring. I say 'I don t know what is going to happen, and if I did know t would not tell them. We have agreed to meet the coal managers on the 2nd of March. I hope that we will not get up against the same proposition that we were up against two years ago. If we can arrive upon a satisfactory agreement it will be all right, we will be pleased to meet them. We hope that an amicable settlement will be arrived at evators _ freight and one for passenger traffic. The building win have pressed brick. front and modern up-to-date glass windows. Wm. Qtt will extend his- block on Round St. back to the lone to ep- larce the billiard room. Jos. A. Me-. Donald is the architect. Magrath is to have a new two-sto- rey brick -town hall. Jos. A. McDonald is working on the plans.; A SON IN CRANBROOK Charlottetown, P. E. I., Feb. IS P. McDonald, farmer 57 years, killed in the woods at Mount Stewwt this son would have been temnt what he did. The Chinook suddenly froze up two days oeo and the north wind that hfts been blowing since drove a ercat num her of cattle into the river. On the darkness into the future but The miners are not looking for trouble and the other fellow does not want any trouble." He did not look whole the--- arc in fairly eood condi- tion, but should this kind of weather continue much longer many of these will vo under. While riding for his grandfather's horses Willie Noble's horse slioped and fell on him, breaking or hoped that no trouble would arise. TO ARREST GORKY. St. Petersburg. Feb. po. HJ1U 11511 f ine his ankle. It is mending slowly. Russian novelist. lice have issued a warrant for the ar- rest of Maxim Gorky, the well known afternoon while felling -trees. othe son in Cranbiook, B.C. He is a brother of Bishop McDonald and has CHANGES AT FRANK. Frank. Feb. iS.p-The West tile Co. of Frank have retired from business and removed their stock to their story in Blairmore. S, J. Wat- son, drutrgist, has rented their store, and is removing his stock into it. Geo. Sommerton, jeweller, occupying a of it. Two men were arrested by the R.N.W.M.P. for disorderly con dwt and were tried at the today by Justice Martin. One fined 15.00 and costs. The other off by paying costs, with a ;