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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 17, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald olumelll. Lethbridge, Alberta. Thursday, February Number 57. ML FORTIFY HOLLAND COAST Against Great Britain- Statement Is Denied o ROSEBERY'S Q V SUGGESTION London, Feb. Resebery speaking at a dinner last night to Harold Cox, ex- M.P., said the country over- 's) whehningly favored a strong real and efficient chamber and suggested reference of tariff re-' lonn question to a royal com- triiesion. The Hague, Feb. Von Heeckeren sent a statement to the senate yesterday In regard to his charges that Emperor William had told Holland that she did not fortify certain points against Great Britain, he, the Emperor, would he compelled to do so. Some days ago Baron Von Heeckeren, made a statement about a "neighboring -threaten- ing Holland in regard to her military preparedness against Great Britain. The foreign minister demanded speci- fic proofs. Later Dr. Van Swinderen, foreign secietary, denied absolutely that Queen Wilheimina.had ever re- ceived a threatening communication from Emperor William. In his letter to the senate yesterday, Baron Von Heeckeren says he received informa- tion from Dr. Kuyper, -the former prime minister. He adds that the matter was frequently discussed be- tween them. LETHBRIDGE DAILY NEWS DID PRESS GET THE INFORMATION THE HOUSE WANTED 5 T Lively Scene In Legislature On Waterways Railway State- ments-No Official Declaration Of Hon. Cushing's LADY LAURIER IN THE POLICE COURT Ottawa, Feb. police court today Lady Laurier was fined and costs for allow- ing an automobile to be driven at a speed of about twenty miles per hour on one ot the city streets. She pleaded guilty. ation Edmonton, Feb. agreements, etc., Basked for by Mr. after the speaker had read' opening Boyie in connection with the Alberta prayers and before the orders of the and Great Waterways Ry. Co. day could be started on, Mr. B >yi-j of Sturgeon, set the ball rolling. lie Mr. Boyle insisted'on knowing whe- He therefore asked whether the senior member for Calgary had retired from the cabinet or not. Mr. Rutherford again, replied that ther he would lay all the documents he had nothing to say, and although rose and said that he had been told'0ll t.jje table with an order from Bennett also get a den- on good authority that although the j Lieutenant Governor, and the Premier nite answer, the best he could do was HAINOR PAYS PENALTY OF CRIME MILLION FOR ALBERTA LANDS British Capitalists In- vest In Pembina Coal Lands Start In the Purchaser specifications of the Alberta and; replied that he expected that the us- Great Waterways Railway were :tot j uaj procwiure would be followed. Mr. .'yet laid oa the table ot the House, j Boyle, "Then I am to understand, A had been given to the' given newspaper by M. J. McLeod, clerk of the executive council. He consid- ered this an act of discourtesy to the House and a serious breach of privi- lege, saying that while he had no'ob- 1 jection to giving it to the newspapers There is io be .another daily paper: they were not public pr'operty to start in Lethbridge .as soon as it jaid before the House, ''and IE ready is possible to .get it Tester-, for newspapers they should be ready day J. H. Woods of the Calgary Her- the House. Mr. Speaker, the motion for an order is necessary." Mr. Rutherford, "I did not say so. We are satisfied that they should be they will be aid, representing the South- He also asked regarding documents I t M 4. v -U4- with the guarantee of bonds, lams, .of Oat., bought out i i a 4hof thinrr ohrtiilH havo BUTTE MINES CLOSED DOWN Butte, Mont., Feb. of the big mines with the exception of six are shut down this morning with pros- pects ot prolonged suspension on ac- count of the strike of 'the engineers. The international engineers are stand- ing firm and thus far have the whip hand. The Clark reduction works will close down today according to an official-statement last -night. All the Clark mines "have shut down. No en- couragement for amelioration of con- ditions was held forth by the; man- agers last.night 'Large forces were laid-on at the Washout'Smelter at Anaconda yesterday, apparently in TRAIN WRECKED NEAR WEST SHEF.FORD plant. It is not Relieved that the op- eration of six amalgamated properties can keep the smelters in operation, and unless the other, mines resume the plant will be compelled to close. l..e suspension of the Clark smelter will compel a number of small mines to close down. saying that they should have been the news end of the Letftbridge News; laid Qn thfi table when the House first from E. Hagell. As soon as a build-! raet. He understood that the order ing can "be erected and a plant iiv-! given feo purchase them did not cover stalled "the Lethbridge Daily News all the documents in connection with will make its .appearance before the the Alberta and Great Waterways Lethbridge public. Mr. Hagell will j Railway, and asked whether the retain -flic job 'department. House would get the others or whe- ther it would be necessary to get an order from the Lieut.-Governor for them. Premier Rutherford replied briefly saying that he was not aware of newspapers getting any copies of Montreal, Feb. local passen-j papers and that certainly no instruc- ger train on the Waterloo 'branch, of .-tions were given to give them any. the Central Vermont railway was; By command of the Lieut.-Governor wrecked tonight, -near West Shefford, he then laid oh trie table specifications Quebec. Nine ipersons "were in'jured, nonej seriously. From some cauee at pres-j em unknown the two rear cars of 1 the train left 'the rails and plunged down a .fifteen loot embankment. The rear car a .first class (passenger car, n wilch most of the injured people were" riding, tunned over completely. The heavy snow on the ground pro- tected loss of life brought." Mr. Boyle, "When can the House expect Mr. Rutherford, "As soon as they are ready to .be brought." R. B. BENNETT'S TURN Mr. Boyie then sat down, and Mr. Bennett took up of priv- the assurance that the regular prac- tice would be followed. MORK QUESTIONS During the afternoon, Mr. Bennett laid on the table several new ques- tions regarding the Alberta and Great Waterways Railway which "will be answered on Tuesday. They deal with the ties being used, how the work is progressing and who are the contractors, asking when the sale was effected, when signed by the executive. who negotiated the sale, and it any commission was paid, and what am- ount if any was received by the ernment on disposition of the bonds. ilegp raised by Mr. Boyle regarding jHe also asked what date the bonds newspapers getting copies of docu- ments before laid on the table. "If the clerk of this executive is to the first installment of interest is due? If past -due who jpaid it and who delivered-the bonds On Scaffold-Story Of Crime Com- mitted Regina, Feb. murderer Hainor was executed here this morn- ing. At 8 o'clock the procession was made up and proceeded'from the jail to the scaffold. The scaffold was so built that the actual hanging was'only witnessed by the spiritual advisor, the executioner, the sheriff and -the jailer. The prisoner was bound with his hands to his sides and bravely walk- ed up the stairs to the trap. On the Winnipeg, Feb. special from St. Paul Minn., says: "E. H. Murphy, or Murphy, Ewing and Bradford, on behalf of clients in England, today purchased from Burchard of St. Paul, ten 'thousand acres of coal lands in Aiberta lying along the Pembina river Mr. Burchard and his associates pur- chased these coal lands about two years ago on speculation. The .Eng- lish purchasers are 'to pay one million one hundred thousand dollars for the property. "EDSON" IS CORRECT NAME Winnipeg, Feo. has been of- ficially announced by the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Company that the first divisional point of the G. T. P. Railway west of Edmonton is named and is situated 12G miles west of Edmonton. This divisional point is located eight miles west of Wolf Creek the present terminus of the road. ROOSEVELT BACK TO CIVILIZATION SETTLEMENT OF COAL STRIKE become an active busy-body or a civil ;to purchaser, was special train servant it is time this House knew'used for delivery, and if so what was about it.'Vhe said. "I know thejthe cost of thc spcciali and who Daid clerk handed out copies to newspapers. for it and who were the passengers. and the sooner govenrment any> outside of officers ot the ROV- the first minister understand that' ernment. Re the G.T.P. and C.N.R. they are the servants of the people; he asked at what price the bonds and must respect the privilege of the jwere soldi who purchased them, what [had returned a verdict that death was representatives of the people, the bet-: was the'total amount realized, in ter. I ask that M. J. McLeod, clerk' hat banks is the money deposited, of the executive'council and deputy much and bn vas the of "the jail courtyard awaiting his re- mains, but it later developed that his remains will be placed in the potter's field. The execution was well plan- ned and carried out without unneces- sary publicity. With the words, "I forgive on his lips the drop was shot and in ilfteen minutes the jury GLADUE BROTHERS NOT GUILTY OF MURDER Feb. the supreme court today the Gladue brothers .were acquitted of the murder of an; Indian, Rea Bird at Beaver Lake. The case fell down because of lack of evidence. PRIVY COUNCIL REFUSED APPEAL In Cape Breton Is In Sight --Clergymen Managing It Halifax, Feb. early adjust- ment of the strike by Dominion Coal miners appears more probable tonight jthan it has since the trouble began. Calgary, Feb. special meet- It is learned that President Plumrrier ig of the executive of the Liberal j and General Manager Butler of the association was held in the office of Dominion Steel and Coal Company CALGARY LIBERAL WITH GUSHING treasurer be informed that he is a' civil servant a political busy- body and is not beyond the law." ATTORNEY-GENERAL REPLIES itopk up the discussion and said; that the Prime Minister of "the province had stated that neither he nor any -member of the executive had given-, orders to i clerks to hand out copies of-the doc- uments, and, moreover, that the'sov- ernment was quite willing to bring all documents before the House. Mr. Boyle suggested that it was the duty the government to see that the clerk appeared at the bar and apolo- gized- to the House or be dismissed from the service, and made a motion to that effect. money paid put to the.said company. ins RECOMMEND. ARMED OFFICERS Toronto, Feb. am very much surprised at the refusal of the privy council to hear in.the Win- nipeg labor case." said.'JJ G. O'Dbn- oughue, who was preparing to argue the case in England should an appeal due to hanging. Hangman a former Reglna man officiated and ap- peared on the-scaffold !n black mask and false moustache as a disguise. He carried out the job without a hitch, this being his second execution. Hainor's offense was one of the most cold blooded murders in the history of the West" "Because" of a' small owing by a homesteader, named Fras- er, near Margo, Hainor lay by the roadside and shot his victim down without a warning. He 'confessed and admitted all details of the deed but hoped for executive clemency to the last. Bring Verdict Toronto, Feb. coroner's Mr. Rutherford said there was no i jurj, verdict on Monday's tragedy was need of the motion as he himself had stated that Mr. McLeod had no or- ders to give anything out and there as follows: find that Mrs. Mat- ilda Washington came to was no proof that he -had done death in the city of Toronto on Dr. Egbert ]ast night, at which all the1 gave interviews to Rev. G. Fenwick. The question of the motion being an j Feb. 14th, as the result of a gunshot members, thirty In all, were present Rev. Mr. Gillis and Rev. Father Fra-lorder was also raised and the speaker w Trie following "resolution was passed' ser at their general offices in Glace ruled that it required a notice of mo- unanimously: "Resolved that pending a full state- meat by Hon. W. H. dishing, the Llb-jButlcr era! executive of Calgary desire tojCOTnPany express its continued and nnwas'eringj Later general Bay today. These gentlemen had a conversation with Messrs. Plummer, tion. Mr. Bennett raised the ques- tion of the sincerity of the Premier's i wound in thc head and face from a DECREASE IN HOMESTEADS be granted. "The court of appeal for Manitoba stated that it was a proper case for appeal to the Council and I do not see why it was not granted. The situation stands-this way: The case in question came up in a court of appeal. Now the order in council which gives the Kick's Bench''power to. grant- appeals, docs _ not include the Court of Appeal and did not say when the'order Therefore the privy council itself alone has power to grant apprals. from the court of appeal. In tliis- case they have refused to do so Mr. 0'Donougiu.e does not think 1 he- decision altogether squelches the of labor men to picket. Ottawa, Feb. Labor Ga- zette for January contains the first results of the special inquiry which is being carried on by the department in reference to the cost of living. A weapon in the hands of Wm. Withers, j j.u tt. -A ,IM 'statement is eiven dealing with the and that the said Wm. withers uia wholesale prices of animals and meats and Supt, McDougali and the' remarks regarding the executive not j wilfully and lelomously and TVith ma- y's position was. fully discuss-'giving orders, remarking that, "ItjHcc aforethought kill, slay and mur-; wrocirtoni-. TWPIV- smmdori moil, hut there was nothinc the said Matilda Washington. Ue, Plummer rcceiv- confidence in him Reaches Gondolkoro on the Upper Nile Today Gondolkoro, Soudan, on 'he i.'jipcr Nile, Feb. Smithsonian Af- rican scientific expedition is espwtc.d at 10 o'clock tomorrow De- finite news as to the'hour of arrival by a special runner v-'no reached here today. Another special ruiner arriving this afternoon brings the following. ''Col. Roosevelt states That he heartily- enjoyed the entire- trip through British East Africa. He is particularly pleased over success in hunting white ;n the Belgian Congo. He feels that- the results of the expedition will bo a real and great scientific value." FRENCH-CANADIANS DONATE. the French colony at Montreal. cd one of the U. M. W. of A. men now on strike and the labor trouble gone over at length. It is cv- pected that results will fnllow The French Minister of finance Co-1 these interviews on'behalf of the men. chery, received a contribution to coal company officials, are are- fiood relief fund today of from Spared to receive any strikers who ask for an interview with thc manage- ment. The attitude of the company is regarded most favorably by the more intelligent of the men..who are now convinced that the new officials !are inclined to treat them fairly. THREE DRANK WOOD ALCOHOL soundcd good, but there was nothinc; in it." i Mr. Cross took Mr. Bennett to task saying he did not want his- sincerity questioned by any member, especially junior member from Calgary. further recommend that all policemen should be armed with revolvers in the daytime as well as night." n commonl .junior mompcr iiom Both and the Premier had stated f Aftrtrfjl that no had been were when imputations would like to given and made he BENNETT HARGED by the name of her first husband. of it. County Crown Attorney James Baird, K.C., represented the Crown. That it was a bullet from his own revolver and not that of any of the i police which killed Withers has been from 1890 to 1909. It shows that during 1909 the wholesale prices were approximately 48 per cent, higher than during thc ten years period from 7S90 to 1900. The total number of homestead en- tries in the Canadian West during the calendar year of 1909 was a decrease of 1498 as compared with 1908. NOVEL POSTAL DELIVERY FROM MAGDALENE- ISLAND Halifax. Ffeb. cablfe fcev tween Magdalene Island and Cape North having become interrupted the Islanders adopted as a means of get- ting messages to the mainland the plan of enclosing the letters in a bar- re and sending this adrift on the waters. A ttarrel pickle up ol Cape Breton coast yesterday contained forty letters. These were received at the local post office last night and for- warded to their respective addresses. TREE PLANTING Fanner and Son Dead From Effects-Oiber Will Survive Stettler, Alta., Feb. Sat-! DISCUSSED Mr. Bennett then, on own re- finally established by a post-mortem Gponsihility, "Charged and- examination of the body. {that copies of documents ordered oy the House were put" in 'circulation be- j INVESTIGATE fore being placed nefore the -House." However, he made no motion, and Mr. At 1 This v Judging The agricultural classes In the .mar- i ket bunding were opened this morn- Cross again stated that he had given j ruling that notice of motion was re- quired, and he for one intended to ClaSSCS comply with the rulings. This ended j (the matter, and although a pause en-i no gave notice o? motion i required, the reading of several unimportant bills and routine matters followed. BOYLE ASKS QUESTIONS THE CHARGES Committee on N. T. R. Charges Meets Today LOCAL MEMBER BRINGS IN BILL To Safeguard Western Water Powers-Same As Another OLD STORY IN NEW SETTING Ottawa, Feb. Commons spe- Told in Police Court This Examples The old story of the pitcher and the well was told with modern setting at the police court this morning. David Dunn was the first unlucky example of the old adage. It was only one of the many drunks but destined to be the last for a period now. Many a time before this has David faced the magistrate and with many a vow- had determined to go and sin no I more, but all in vain. So David -was I o coot fVlO n-f _ the barracks for a month where he will have time to work out some of Ottawa, Feb 16.-C. A. Masrath his lonS lost resolutions. urday last three homesteaders, a fa- vestigate Lumsden charges against in- minion Lands Act which was given a It looked as if nothinc of further most educative talk on the, cial committee was appointed to in-j introduced a bill to amend the Martha Swain although not a part- ner in David's disgrace exactly bM been following the same flowery path for some time past. Martha had been I informed some time ago that Leth- C. P. R. OFFICIALS VISIT THE CITY L, O. Genest, .general storekeeper, and G. H. Eaton, master car builder born of the C. P. R., Winnipeg, accom ITT T -J! t i i lUlUim 111 Hit tLllir, v _ _ pamedbyW.J. Coo, divisional store-1 navc ri ht away Thc (atncrjturns as to their planting and the Cushings' change of i arc MacDonald, Pictou, Wilson, Laval! in lhe organized western provinces her stay -that time was brief. For keeper, and Hugh Craig, assistant; wcnt tQ slccp and awoke in great j varieties best adapted to the prairie.' _._.__ ;_ ____ master car builder both of Calgary. and t thc sccond son startcrt country. were in the city today on business. {or a doctor but bcforc aid The rest of the morning's session are old acquaintances of E. A. dealer. On arriving home they this; liglit by asking the Premier whether Gcofirion, Liberal member for Cham- greater safrcuards than exist at pre- j bridge would not regret her absence, a portion, the eldest to ttie ST newspaper reports regarding a resig-'hly Vcrchcrcs, chairman. jsent. Thc bill proposes to fix a per-! and accordingly left for Macleod. A "i the most, going to bed where he must; and made yaiuaj) e s gg jn 1he cabjnct wcrc and I other members of the committee j iod of twenty-five yrars for license, i week or two saw her back again but Mr. Gardhouse. The riven, the father also died. Thc son i was to stock Cunningham, of the Rogers-Cunning- who WCnt aftcr thc doctor was Hereford cows were before the class ham Lumber Co., and he entertained j 1n baci shapei anc! his lifc was des-iwllich were by Mr. Bryce them with an automobile rfdejpaired of. He was detained at Cas-' and around the city this afternoon. bv lhc doctor and is now out of[ class as formerly were asked wore much impressed with the pro-'dangpr. The Mounted Police have the the cattle and Place awards' was to understand there was no truth Bating to the subject. gross of Lethbridge. 'matter in hand. iwith reasons- TTiere was a good deal iof discussion with the lecturers and iposilion in the House. If rumors i Clarke, North Essex and aml in tho unorganucd districUs lie-i the third time the tie that binds was were rorrect lie asked had either the i Barker, Crothers and Lennox (ron- enses shall not be isrurd for a period (too strong and Martha wandered back Premier or Mr. Cushing any state- Barker moved for all; exceeding ten years. The bill further home again and began to celebrate ment to make. covering correspondence u-'ut-j provides that UK licenses shall not; the return of the prodigal with the Mr. Rutherford replied, saying he j ing to the appointment of Mr. Linns- j jssilo tit' approval of the! result that, the suspended sentence did not credit all newspaper reports I instructions as to his duties, lec-j oi the pro-1 hanging over her head was executed and had nothing to say. i ornmendations as to staff il's'ncts. in which thc waters are situ-! this morning. She was sent np for Mr. Royle then asked if the House in question and all other -.e-iated. Before the bill was a [three months with hard labor. j first reading, Mr. Monk remarked I A wages case composed the rest in the rumors. wore entitled! _ that it was a step in the right dir-jor the docket. Piev. Dr. William Everett, the well known scholar and former congress- i Amesbury ford, Conn. The Pope today approved the appoint the members of the class at. the con- to frank information i yarding such The American League continued Thc watcnvavs and watcr man nietl al liis liOnic Mass., today, after a long; illness. an import ant mattnr. He mdmtoort annual meeting here today-1 powers section of the conservation i of the Rev. John J. Tilan of elusion of their talks and questions wnedule will probably be was now prcparing a bill! niry, Mass., as Bishop of Hart- were answered dealing with the habits wj1h rmirtosy mako ?n announcement at the -dose of today's much along the same lines as) to without the consen't of the Premier, icrins' of Mr. Magrath. care etc., of these animals. C. Jacobus, counsellor the United States embassy died t-o- ;