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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 17, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRlDOe.ALBERTA, M 0 D A V HE TOOTS THE HORN FOR OflNA Preacher-Editor Pre diets It Will Be the Greatest Nation San Francisco, Feb. a meet- ing in the Y. M. C. A. the Eev." N. G. Poon, chief editor-of the Chinese World, suid to hia audi- 'ence that China was raising an army -of to drive the European na- from "the empire. ir she will a menace-to said the editor, "because among, oth- er we have recently leajrned "is that'the United States nation with a conscience." lie J continued, ".'is r just awakening from her slumbers and she :is getting ready to go to arms. When she does she' will send Germany, France, Russia, England and other 'robing and thieving jiatio'ns home -in a hurry. If Russia ever tries again to "grab any "Chinese she will till of holes just-as Ja- "pan did. China-is destined to be one of the greatest nations of the earth." (Magrath Cailje (Queen MUM If; Holt (High Art MiW JPiffott 'Miss' Owen" Laycock (A Whit beck (The Mifcg Phyllis Youiig Miw Kcinsay Miss A.- Palmer (A: Mrs: J, B. Keilkr (Pha- roah's Mrs'. Neil son (Gypsy, with KeiUer especially good B.Graud (British Mr. Wilier (A Mr, D. Wall (A Mr. M. Milnier (Liltk Boy Mr. FraUoo Mr. H.M.Yeuuy Mr. H.TPettiek Messrs. Card and Bur- ton (Two Little GirU in Mes- srs, -Povrclson, Whitbeck 'and Ding- bain B. C. in Raymond yes- terday. J. Hiirdihg and Chas. _ Ed- wards camo in from Tabor; Mark J. Cannon fionrJStirling; Bert Day and J. Listern from Welling. Dr. Galbruth, from Lcthbridge, in attendance on Mrs. H. Stone. One of Uio.twin sons, of Mrs. J. NeilIsaon morniuf. Mr. Burbrklge'is in town in the in- terests of lite Bell Telephone Com- pany. HORRORS OF IM IN OLD LONDON BALL AT RAYMOND Character Ball ori Friday :Nifht a f Grtat Success' Raymond, Feb. an-" nual character ball-took place last evening inHhe Assembly hall. was a fine gathering o'f gaily-attired" f oiks, _ many-in _aiost original costum- ladies' prize was awarded to as arid hat were iriade by Mrs. ttie-higtuartimilliner, 'also the hate worn by Miss N. Holt; Miss R. Rodeback, and'-MidS Hegfie. Mr. Roberts, "Mounted J won the. gentlemen's, prize. Among 'the character's worthy we're ,Miaa J. Larson. vMis8-tRode- .Miss .MiM Leah Wall (Gypsy) ;-Miss jAnder- son Miss TE. Browerton (Stars Miss Brewerton Un- -ion Miss J. 'Ncilson (Leth- bridge Dfcily Herald) Rer. Father Viigkai Des- cries Tcrrftk Existiag llere London, Bernado Vaughn, of-the late Cardinal Vaughn, presulmg in the Jesuit church here yesterday during the course of a powerful plea in behalf of the bill which -will again' be- fore the Houae cf Commons this week against '.'sweat shops" guve a graph- ic illustration in which the poor workers Ja of- Tendon are compelSecl to live. In a" small room "he said that ought to be oc- 'cupied by no more thrm two jxTraons, there K were twelve machines working .all day and'lute into the erelolng: The inaciunes were then mattresses laid rmskn-being admjtied, to in the morning "These meu were turn- ed" into the stieet and tiic room re- let to another set of sleepers who .were lalso driven out at 6.30 a.m.r on the return "of' the maehfne workers. CKE OVENS TO START AGAIN TW Ttwi tf Wean deerd fcy Tfa' kdgoce COBALT rfOPLE SORE the Pravinca Want Tproato, Feb., A Cobalt des- patch "Die ol New On- tario are indignant at the new mining bill trend 'of pro- vincial affaire.', Last night a tre- mendously large- UMK-ting was held in the Cobalt houAe and a reso- lution wan -miMttutour4y carried to divide the province; jna king tiie rev- of the di strict available of building roads, and other im- proveinentu." PffOER CREEK IS DtUGHe Have feei StU for tor Rainii That 1 Twi (Special to The Herald.) Colemun, Feb. are sorry'to have to record defeat hi- therto" invincihlc hockey ,but even in defeat they thorn- Ht'lves with glory. lttwas at HOKS- U. C., where they part in the'games for the intcinaUojial cup. Sjiokanc team, an aggregation of eastern men, fresh from the., rinks of Ontario and (Jiieliec, were the con- querors. Men who there say 'it was the fastest game ever1 seen in Hossland. When time was calked, j score stood four all and thcv J, f to pluv till' one or the other x 'scored Sjwkane did t he-deed- in Knchgr O.-The mas- somethiiig under" five minutes, thu-s" given, by jthe Pincher game. I CluBjwii Friday night T" 4 I in suc- On Uednesdny the J _. cess.. There sixty odd oi more OIMJ ,.well-contested de- _. l couplesxin masquerade. The cos- feat, went to Frank and pl.ived both >s. tumes were ;good and the variety Frank and Binirmore juniors, thin "r-i I t- .showed the interest taken m this sort winning, and so wiping outdther ts glad he is m _. thing now. The fact that the bonds feels like congra- h'iniMilf. Here in Coleman sold at "par, speaks- well for Mr. SJioul- Ii i i itz and this section oi th" cnnntrv in has about-all one _ "U REDUCTION OF RATES WINNIPEG AFTER C.P'.R. Strong Presented to Rail- way Commission at Ottawa X- 4. Re. reht Tariff f Otawa, Ont., Feb. 'long drawn out and "strongly contested Winnipeg's rates case which has boon before the. board of railway commis- sioners since January 29 last was con: Saturday after a two days', ar- gument by the opposing lawyers, H. Chryskrlfor tHe railway pointed thnt. thev old'.tar- iffs were illegal and wr.- great 'inequality in the rates quoted therein. The'railways had replaced the'old .tariff from" Winnipeg with P new one; naming what they consul ered fair rates as compared with th.- charges assessed by other railway for Trie railwaj. .contended that the evidence submi' led by the pUintiffa did -not she- the" new tariff as a whole, reasonably high and such he aaked the board to. find thr the tarifr shoold be maintained. R garding the coroplarnt of the piaii lifTa that the rates to and VVir. nipeg peg m fnror_of N Mr. Chrysler argved thai vthe rral jobin? business, he stated r-wsisted of grocery, haJNlware, Ixxrt and shoe bwwness etc.; would ntf rotter for the reason thnt the. roship meats from Winnipeg'wouW be large ly in less than carloads. The rail- ways argued that thc.ncw ratos-from Winnipeg to the Kootcnay. wore fair compared with rates between sim- ilar United States points." Further that the advance in tho commodity rates was offset by in class rates that in any event the Canadian Northern, as tlml was' Urge could not'too cold, not too mild, withjujjj. enough'snow to make it' seusona life. n k running full .bhust and everything is The second fancy dress car- nival" is to given on Tuesday, EebT 25th, whdi .some valuable.priseSjinU away.' everyone with de- the s.treejLtoday rfrsT tha't coke ovens so Jong cold are to be agaicT We. trust it is-true.' Mgh t of our two, ovens sending their in- to "the nfght will -be imlced a wel- come oncrand the sooner it is so the genefal.. intend to send as "soon as .possible a route into Jn] town'and to" road is the E. "Aa order, will, soon be placed for "ties and other malfcrial and work very! soon. The compnnyj, wijlJ, cpntinu'e the 'rp-id "soutlf' to Ahe international better. Of course'the mine has been runn- ing to its full capacity with only an occasional lost shift when the C. Pr II. was "unable to" provide, cars _ and clockwork eighteen hundr red rrimbd aiuLshipp- ed Jrom place. Watson, who diatl Saturday "night af- -On Tuesday night, .Feb. ;18thf-one ter the short existence of eleven days -of the greatest sporting events of lfic Thc .sympathy of lhc entire town is season" is to take" place in the Kag-.extended to tho Ijore.tvcd ones. when Dick Scott- of Winni- peg a'nd.Kui Davis of Calgary meet in a 'roiiful glove contest. A purse has "hung up" (juite and lovers of the "manly art" are look- to a pivtly lively "go." to quite a of sickness in our town of late though fortunately-none that is falal. We arc sorry however LO chron- icle the death fioni convulsions of the- infant .son of }fr. and Ifrs. Win. BROKEN RAIL CAUSES LOSS OF LIFE Grand Trunk Train tween Ottawa and Montreal Derailed Ottawa, Feb. an unexplain- ed break of an 80 Ib.'rail of the Grand Trunk Railway at 10.15 Sat- urday4 night the 'regular train No! 27 from Montreal to Ottawa was derailed Jive miles' east of tal. Engineer Alfred Parkes, of Ot- tawa east, and fireman William Rob- ertson' Martin, of 238 Frank St., Ot- tawa, were killed. They were both scalded to death. Ruial -Dean Ty- ler, and Mrs. Taylor were badly shaken up and are in the hos- pital. 'I Conductor A. J. Leamy, sustained severe cuts about the head. Baggageman 'C. Moore, iiad badly cut. Express- man 'F.. M. Griffith; Ottawa, got his band lacerated and leg bruised while J. X. Mclntosh, Ottawa, ha.d a leg injured slightly and A. McBride was severely shaken up. Engineer Parkes stuck to his post heroically, and as the engine shot through the air, shut off steam and put on the brakes, thus saving the twenty-twox passengers most miracu- lously. 'Then "he left his "cab and crawled out" fatally injured. He died "at the Ottawa hospital at six this morning. -Martin, the fireman was found lying in the life ex- tiuct. He was 24 ycais' of age and married but four months. The rail that caused the -accident is in Super-, intendent Donnaltou's office. The break Js clean and no sign of any previous whatever. Dtath cf Waiter Chiltt Walter Chiles, lately of the Exper- imental Farm, died suddenly" yester- iaj- jnornlng of pneumonia. Jlr. and Mrs, Chiles came to hist from" llawick, Scotland; 1U was ii man past middle, life. It is expectetl 'that the funeral w.ill take )hicc on. Thurstlay morning atflO.30 o'clock from Knox Church. I MX- TWO Bl ONLmiE boundary and thus and open up a very rich farming and mining coun- try, one of the best in Sunny Southern Alberta. Pinclior "Creek {Memorial Hoa- staff I of nurses, is 'doing 'good work; l_M5ss Mitchell, a graduate "of Chicago sdiool of training for nurses, is ma- tron. Her assiitants, also from'Chi- cago will be here shortly. The Hos- pital, we arc sure will ?oon be on a good working basis. C. S. Leach came in town today from .'Mountain Mill to remain for a few days. Geo. JT. Race, from Indian Agency, Brocket, with wife and family are spending the week end in town, the guests of Col. Leonard. J. E. Woods, C. E., is expected home soon from his trip to Ottawa and other eastern points. Red HjQt Despatches Rig'hf off the Wire Krgina- granted of Trade for.publicity work. [y a colonization line but on the othor hand the Canadian Northern would j be forced-to meet the rates of Major'C. E. Hollimcll, a leading cit- Canadian Pacific "and he ,.th, ;izen of w.dcad. board to bear this in mind and es-. a scheme that would not be a f The Dominion Government will as- hr.rcship toxthe Canadian Northern. lu chairman did, not think thi.s was a -rj.'.soiiaWe" position to tako, -how- -Mr. Henderson, who is acting for tho Winnipeg then addressed tlic for some three -hours. He out that the railways were carriers as ?nch ofim- to carry freight >and to do so it reasonable rates. While the plaint- lil iulinitttd rates were llegal and "did not they should be maintained as ther lid not rontend that in making legal Griffs the roil ways should make sellable rates. He held that the burden should b? tilt- other, hand jjaAnng in increase in population in 'ho West and the consequent jncrease .1 tonnage, the present was" an op- to reduce the rates ac- e submUtod that his ordinly. had shown beyond the qiics- Canadian athletes to attend Utympic {fames at London. Oriental pupils in the Central Vancouver, are now'segregat- in one room. A Toronto despatch says it ys re- the Grand Trunk i-; behind tfie Niagara Power .scheme. -Fred N. 0. office at Cobalt, shot and instantlj kilkxf himself on Saturdays A young man named Charles Ross Tt is feared Harold Draper, aged i 16 'and Irving Earl, aged .15 were drowned while fishinj N. B., on Saturday. at 'St. John.. A. H. Fuller, a commercial travel- ler, Vas found dead in the Queen's hotel, Toronto, yesterday. Thc gas had been left on. A Chinaman was arrested vestcnlav n. _ is understood that James t T, i T> r> i nt B. C., who is Ijeliovcd to the British ambassador at J t tho man wanted by the Vancouver ton, left that cuv and will bp, i- j r 4 5 rrtl'ico for the attempted murder of REMEMBERED ALL BARBERS Man's Will Baquaatbt in and to fttvaral in Worcester, Mass., Feb. came into their own today, when the will of Eugeno V. B. Thayer, a mil- lionaire politician of Massachusetts, was probated. He left an estate val- ued at about and of this is bequeathed to bailors in the principal hotels in Boston where Mr. Thayer was accustomed to stop, and a sum of is set aside to be held in trust for poor and needy bar- bers. All told, the bequests are expected to affect about 200 baibers, and there is all sorts of scurrying around to- night among the barbers to show a yearly residence in the citv. GREAT MANY CANADIANS INSURED A New One at Towstip 12 Bridie at Ok Cedee Word has reached the city that an 80 foot steel span for a. bridge over the Littlu Bow in township 12-19-i will reach hero about the middle of and work upon its erection will be commenced upon its arrival. The bridge at Township 10-19--4r is completed, except the approaches. A small bridge is to be built over Chin Coulea near the sheep camp nt once. Chief Parry Rtcepttan TW Ihtal lame Ue Ottawa, Feb. last report of the superintendent of Insurance of Canada showed that on Iteccmfoer 31 1900 there weru 20It Canadian pol- icy Mutual Reserve Ufc for whose liquidation application is Jiow before York courts. An- out two months ago the New York department of insurance made an ampliation 'of t aiTairs of the Mutual llcserve and found according to their method of valuation an impairment of assets amounting to about a mil- lion and a half dollars. The' com- pany disputed the propriety of tne basis on which the valuation made and the matter was according- jy rcforretl to the attorney-general of the state of New York. Application for appointment of receiver will pro- bably the outcome of his Judge- ment. The company claims' thai ev- en if the Xcw York state insurance i i department valuation, of their aswcts sustained they could cope with the situation ,by assessing the policy holders with what was needed to make up the impairment. The company has on deposit with the'receiver general securities of par value of The amount.' ot policies in force :n Canada is It rutt also in the hands of Canadian trustees. room was decorated with men's un- derwear, quilts, cushions and various articles of beauty and usefulness. The inner room was festooned with yards and yards of stockfngs and other ar- ticles of highly decor.itive fully decorated of theJ yet.. new. quarters. These decofafciona weie by J.icob Sawchutk and were most lavish. The large ta- ble in the centre of the receiving tcrday afternoon. About six inches of the fluffy beau- tiful-hus-fallen since four o'clock yes- NEW FIRE HALL NEEDED COUNCIL WILL BE SEEN No Need of__Purchasing Equipment Until There is a Proper Building To Store It In The preparation of a for. the your was the purpose discussion, the Smith of St. spur track a sjH-cia! mectiiig of tho Fire, Water] using the site on which the present snul Light Committee on Saturday j hull is located. -Finally, the corn- was killed by a Grand Trunk train at in Ottawa toinovwv. Hon. H. R. Emmor.-on" and G. W. Fowler, M. P., have gone to New Brunswick to take part in the provin- cial election campaign. An Albany, X. Y., despatch stales that the Mutual Reserve Lifo Insur- ance Company has het-n officially de- scribed as hopelessly insolvent. Thc stadium Ur the Olympic, games flF accommodate night. All the members, including mittco' decided to recommend that AUL 'Tvcs, and Adams and the Mayor, were "present. The chairman first brought forth -the "re- plans be for a building that cair-'accommodate .the necessary ap- paratus and horses to handle tho Malcolm McLeod c'ity'nnd for whom the.whole detoc'.ivo aided' by the Cliinesc of Van- couver colony have bt-en since tho outrage on Wedncsuuy morning last. Saturday night's hockey mntchcs resulted .in Ot MI .defeat ing the. Vic port. that, hud Ixxin much discussion in the cause of the councils so same. oi Mast year and 'reviewed the" various throxigh which the clauses hud passed aiid their success or failure. Those that had been rejected last year or had IKJCII passed and then dropped 'because of the lack of" funds ngaiir placed the com- toria? in ifontrenl by 10 to 4, and the! unltc- for to the Wanderers defeating Quebec in Que, nt Ul's -vonr- of a new at London I spectators. The center area i [TOO foci length and 300 in width. Edward Armstrong, prominent cit- _____ and tugboat owner, of Port t Miss -Marguerite SJiontx, daughter jy Theodore P. Sltontr, hac UT 8 5. This places the Vic- toria and Quebsc teams'out. of the. running and loaves the championship to be fought out by tlie Wanderers j and Ottawa. 'F'hu first matter taken up 'was that the honie, Ont., is dead. Jon f f a doubt that there was a niwrk-j this morning. increase in UM> new from ..Vinntp .c to points in Manitoba, and contended fact that thVf old been ost.iWished by Win. >Sclls, one of tho, famous cir- cus family, died in Xew York early railway.; msny ago arid remain- ed, in efi'cct continuously was ot their rrasinabloness and that the business from Winnipeg to the Root-, now rates xvhich were advance enay was only a small percentage of the whole, therefore entitled to fat little consideration. Mr. Macdonnelt, for the Canadian Northern, pointed out that while a scale of rales might be fair to.the CftiMdiaa Tarific, the Mme be to the high. Contrary to the contention of the railways the bonus of proving that the now rales were reasonable rested with the rail- ways. Mr. Henderson quoted sever- al references confirming his position (Cwrtinuad on Back Kcv. John of Montreal, A campaign is going on in bctwocn the supporters of relig- mis; teaching in governmental 'schools and thoso who are fii'u hiiil. The charrm.'.J ho total unfUnr tding for and for tho offices, to which nil the members agreed. The advan- tages of having a new; hall Were dis- Thc hook and .Utddor was t ho. next- problem fncecl. Jt was-.pointed..-out that the present ladder was; useless on thrc-o storey which there are over a dozen.: in the city. The committee recommended the purchase of a new hook and lariikjir provided the council decided to build a new fire hall. It did not take long to recommend Uwt a hose reel and totally'opposed to-it, Tn the mean- nt j.'taceil in North Ward and a buiRl iig erectcfi to.-sheltcr it. the matter of getting new i'rjl fighter running gear for the hose up, the mayor to anything but a new hose chairman of tho I-thiminn Canal 't imathc clericals are sending to the wih and_ tho chairman estimated wagon. Aid Cunningham was dc- flic cost to bo about The Jolted to agree and it xvns so order- main point agreed upon by -the-com- L'd. mittce wns that more apparatus was i Thc Jlrc team wilJ Ixi ordered to needed but it would hardlx Iw'st.rv at ihc fire hail and the works Commission, was married on for tlio nmintoninoc of ro i ilny to Due of Pari.s. Sunday edit 1071 oJ'the United chosen as president of tho, States newspapers not allowrd signatures for tho mantrnanot' of re- Hjrious teaching while the anti-clori cals are contondinp that, the povorn- tuust keep entirely of .c to purchase it until thcTc wos.nnd will have to get anoth- plncc or tonm for the city work. to pur it. That it ft a waste of the old Th arc light circuit was given attention. Thc old arc lights hllU, lo Thelocn will taken oft' and double sixteen new Preshytorian college in British Columbia. For some unexplained reason the British Columbia government hns rlo- ckled to collect few under the Natal act. f Irory Temple, proprietor of tbc On- tario House at Canifton, Ont., died yctterday, the rotult of a ttroae ol paralraU, to como into Canada AS dailies torday. The postal authorities' .class these under the amondod postal reg- ulations as weeklies. rY It is probable that Hon. Rhoa- nmo will be named to shccod himself at the convention of tho. Conservatives of the north .riding of ES.SCX on Tues- day. C. E. Mason, Sandwich, is looked on as the probable nominee of the Liberal convention. (any creed. That the Royal North West Mount- ed Police in art- under in- structions not to bo vigilant in en- forcing the law against liquor sellers is the information received in a re letter to the Temperance and Moral Reform office of the Methwlist church at Toronto. The reason given is that the men who keep hotels arc of great assistance to the police in lo- cating and securing criminals'. hall came in tor incandescent pul ir, their place. MOUNTAIN MILL NEWS Messrs. Misnor and McKinnon arc .taking. coal m the old McLaren mine and the way they do it is not slcvr. The ice is in good shape for hauling now and they arc sell ing. coal it the, mine for per ton. It looks .like old times to see the way coal and lumber are moving. J. Brown is getting out plans for a new house. R. Duthic has handed in an order for feet of lumber to F. W. Doubt. W. Carney has finished hauling lumber to complete his house at Cow- loy. Western Oil Co. have started boring and experts say lhat they hare tnu beat rig money can IT. P, Wi Ison the Littte Bow in lhc city for a fen ;