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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 20, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta Ihi! I The Lethbridge Daily Herald VOLUME IV. LETHBRIDOE, ALBERTA. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20, IM9. NUMBER 10.. MACLEAN GETS AFTER THE C. P. R. Wants Conditions At- tached To New Stock Issue Ottawa.. Ont.. Feb. Mr. Brodeur today moved a resolution to amend the rules of Jie House provid- ing for a committee on "Marine and Fisheries" Sir -Wilfrid Laurier propos- ed an amendment providing for com- mittees on "Mines am! Minerals" and "Forests and and "Wa- ter "The resolution was ad- The melon cutting of the C. P. R. in respect to the issuing of new p-i .stock-.was a great v McLean who repeated his charges that S.K. the shareholders of the'company have f been pocketing on an average of eighty-six millions per year for the past six Drennmns ..i1 new stock'' issues, which money should in- stead.." have gone to the ..advantage of A MUNICIPAL ACT J'Aliiionton, Feb. long discus- sion upon legislation being sought to bring all cities in the province under one general municipal act, and. have special .city now in foree_re- rrioved; was placed before the mem- bers today, The bill, however, will :iot be handled at this session. Cop- ies will be sent to all-.municipalities to give them'an opportunity-.for sug- or criticism. SELLS BALL PLAYERS. Chicago, Feb. Frank Chance, of the .Chicago National League team, today announced the Sale of catcher "Doc" Marshall to Brooklyn, and the release- of Outfield- er Hainden to Indianapolis. The Chicago team will leave for Hot Springs, in March. It is plan- ned to bring the team together Shivavesport on March 16th. at NOT LIKELY TO PASS. Havana, Feb. bill prohibit- ing the purchase of real estate in Cuba by aliens was introduced in the House of Representatives tonight. It. is not believed that ,the measure will be passed, it being regarded inure the. expression of opinion of a small group'of Congressmen antag- onistic to foreigners. RICHARD VADNAIS IS DEAD SHOOTING AT BOUNDARY RESULTS IN DEATH OF VICTIM MURDER CHARGE LIKELY TO FOLLOW--AN INQUEST TO BEHELD The shooting "of Richard Vadnais j quitted.' Vadnais threatened after lias developed into a murder as this episode to separate from his wife, terms again. The was when ,T but they came to t passed away at the Gait 1 ext thfng of trollablp. The ranch home was a scene 01 almost continuous quarrel- ing. The row last summer was due to u difference of opinion between nian and wife over presence on his ranch at Boundary Creek near: Places> and ]t wap known from the in the home of relatives of Mrs. Vad- Cardston. His wife, who was' with dav the first saw him that InaLs and their families, him at, the time, claimed the shots! llis' ''Besides his wife Vadnais is sur- vived by a daughter, who is a stu- Hospital this morning at an early the which .has caused Vad- hour. nais' death, and Mrs. Vadnais' ar- Two weeks or more ago Vadnais i re-st- was brought to light. Vadnais was-.shot while sitting in his house shpt through the jaw m two i i -TS. i I o siac o Tirt iirn a Irni'Ywn western states. He was a wild sort of character, and when he had liquor EDMONTON BEAT CALGARY. Calgary. 'Feb. hockey match last evening at Sherman's rink between Edmonton and a city team, composed of six St. Mary's players and one Tiger man, resulted in a win for the Esquimos by 5 goals ..to 0. CHINESE ORATOR. Los Angeles, Feb. Tan. a .student of the Southern California University, won the annual oratori- cal contest held at the Polytecnic In- stitute. His subject was "Chains call for service." FERNIE IS HAPPY. (Special to The Herald.) Fernie, Feb. is elated over the- success of their sky pilo-t and his noble rink of .curlers, who _............w ___ won the Corby Cup.. But though in him lu-' succeeded in getting the cup it JAPAN IS NOT WAR came from the outside, but Vadnais He gradually weakened, and died at is reported to have said his wife did' morning.in the hos- was an empty honor, for their op-1 ponents had..got all the contents. Cranbrook has not even any Coaso-1 lution. Is Not Looking For Trouble With States the general public. McLean entered into vicrorous de- nunciation of the financial methods of A WORLD CONFERENCE. Washington. D.C., Feb. thoroughly impressed is. President Roosevelt of the necessity 6i conser- vation of the of the world that .he; today, decided to ex- tend a formal invitation to foreign powers to .participate in an interna- tional conference k> deal with this important problem, to be held at the the C.P.R. and reiterated his conten-j Hague in September. tion "that the issue "of new should be hedged around with condi- tions, that the issue of new stock should not be issued at par and that the proceeds of the issue should be expended for purposes other new undertakings. BLACK TONGUE EPIDEMIC. Montreal, Feb. Prairie, near Montreal, is suffering from an epidemic. Ninety people, ten per cent, of the population, are sick with ESTIMATES NEXT WEEK Monday Will 'Be a Busy Day in the Legislature Euiponton, i'Feb. The Election Act was reported "from Committee of the Whole today, and will probably be- passed oh Monday. Provincial estimates for 1909 will also be brought down on that, day, and the Premier vsiil.-inove at the afternoon session the House go into Supply at o-Tice; The Alberta Central Railway bill, 'which will give the Canadian Northern a charter to .gridiron the province with branch lines, caused the lengthiest1 discussion. Mr. Ruth- erford introduced the bill in the ab- of Mr. arid comment- j it. The disease is shown by a black tongue, which eventually chokes the .1 sufferer. Three have died. Special- .ists from New .York are investigat- ia-r.. as the country is alarmed. BREWERS COMBINE. Montreal. Feb.. some time there has been talk of an amalgama- tion of all. the breweries in the Pro- vince of Quebec. This is now practi- cally an accomplished fact, and may .spread all over the Dominion. Large capital will be represented in the as- sociation: .Among those who- -have, already entered the association are the Ekers, Union. Dow's, "Dawes', -BosweH Quebec Slierbrooke, and many others." about forty-five years of age, and had arary. Vadnais. iind his wife have Ijad'fre-j been ranching at Boundary Creek for quent quarrels, and it was only last j about ten years. He'was-well to do, fall That the woman and her brother j and his ranch is a very, desirable appeared in court on a charge of at- j property. Prior to coming to Alber- tempted murder, but they, were ac-lta Vadnais had roamed about the GOLD IN CALIFORNIA. Stin Francisco, Feb. special despatch from Placerville, in the t lieart of the district where gold was dent at "the convent'here, and two! discovered in this state, conveys the news' that :the excessive rainfiill this winter has washed out many ___ipjtal. J pockets, and exposed nuggets run-' inquest is to be held immedi-: nillS ni value as high as ately. and it is not unlikely that a murder charge will-be laid without Tbe body is at Addison and Son's MIXUP. AT ST. KITTS. St. Feb. The un- S'.'titing of the City Council here opens up an interesting question. Money PINCHER MAN WAS CUT TO The Body Of Rancher Named Smith On the Tracks v A. R. AND I. SOUTH TRAIN "Through a regrettable error the Herald did not. state the south, bound train schedule jc. correctly. The correction is if now, gladly given- 4c .South: bound trains leave on 4c Monday." Wednesday and Fri- 4c 10.15 P.HU and arrive 4c Thursday and Satuf- BULGARIA'S INDEPENDENCE BIG PRICE IS PAID FOR A LOT baen borrowed aud spent by the .-..who have, .just learned [that they were elected, :and unless Legislature can be induc- ed to ratify ''the business transacted- since the first of 'the year there Avill be a pretty state of affairs. GOOD-RYE TO WILD (3AME. Washington, Feb. Horna- day. at the morning session of the Conservation Conference, v: declared 'thrt. "unless- some..-" effective drastic; measures taken only a few yeiars hence will see last of the large wild, North America" He" restless march 1of. development Is-i raakioir it ".easy-vfbr missing ell and Ben upon, breweries, reported a passenger missi .'C, the Nutter establishment' of who was Jast seen at Hosmer. Up ed. the xva'y- jprpeetfcji lines- .would tap .hitherto untouched resources of rich.; sections. The several members through whose constituencies lines will run, expressed satisfaction. They :felv that '.settlers 'were at- 'last on. a fair, road to get adequate rail- way facilities. The. -Board vqf Railway Commission- which opened its sessions" in Ed- monton -this morning, made an im- portant ruling to the effect that a railway company may not file plans for ;a railway -line and hold the -pro- perty affected! 'during the'- whole life of the. purchasing it finally at the price it "would- have ed when the plans were filed. It was decided that, a railway company must take- steps to purchase this property within a reasonable, aiter the plans are filed. LEVEL CROSSINGS AT THE HAT. Medicine Hat, Feb. session held by the Railway Commission in Medicine Hat this morning did not occupy, more than fifteen minutes. The city at present possesses two level crossings over the C.P.R., and of these the permanency of the Main Street crossing was in question.- The commission, gave the city this cross- and also an additional level crossing at River Street. If a sub- way-is desired at Toronto Street the city must bear the full cost of con- struction. CAUSE OF MISS REDING'S DEATH TO KEEP OUT INFECTED TREES. Washington, Feb. Secretary Wilson has asked; sCongress au- thority to exclude fruit from entering the United States known to. bear, brown tail" moths, and other pests. There is now no stop 'such injurious; importations. The moths' .devastation Jiaye. ''country. 'millions of dollars. BEING SHIPPED i Writes the Powerr That Time i Not Yet Arrived. i Puris, Feb. has noti- fied France and the other powers of j Europe that she is not convinced {that the moment has arrived for a Fernie. B.C.. Feb. No. [formal recognition of her independ- 213 pulled in this morning "tthe con- ence. She calls .attention to the fact that she has waited: patiently, following investigation part of his clothing was I the advice of the powers, and main- fuund on the wheels, besides blood jtained an. attitude of -dignity, and she Men were at once sent out, j expresses the fear that internal trou.-. and they found his body for ten tele-lbles in Turkey will retard greatly graph pole lengths near Wood and (settlement of" her pending" question's McNab's Mill, mangled.! with 'tliat: country, delay and in. more than twenty pieces. j would be dangerous to all interested, It was 'all gathered up. and put in.it is; pointed out. and .would likely z small box. and brought to about-a breach.5oj the.peace in From pa'pers fpund.his appears1.! the to "be Michael A. Smith, a rancher; from Bin cher Creek, and the papers i stated that in case of accident to! notify Mrs. C. -.S. Smith, Pincher Creek. On his person was also, found ticket reading Pincher Creek to Fernie, and a notebook mapping .put, a trip from Pincher Creek to Poison, CALGARY WANTS THEM. Calgary, Feb. are being made by the American Foot- ball Association to bring :the Heart of Midlothian Football Club of Edin- burg, Scotland, to America during C.P.R. Reports Show ers Have Had Good Year Wash., where he was evidently going. April or May. -Dr. Ings, president of 'the Calgary Caledonias; is already in ICY CUT FOR SEATTLE. !communication "with the Hearts to Tokio, Feb; a meet the champions ._of ...Canada. in. small organization, have, passed re-j Calgary: not to participatef in the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposi-v tion, -to be held in Seattle next of the anti-Japanese Business Property On Redpath Street Sold is-imakroip it-j tire huntet'-tb reach with comparatrive ease the spots whe're the wild game is found." Lethbridge real estate Yesterday the Redpath St., nearly oppo Y.M.C. DEBATE AT MACLEOD. Macleod, Feb. was a soud meeting at the Young Men's Club on Thursday evening. The sub- ject .of debate was. "Resolved, that ISVe has "more influence in the world Tokio. Foh. special' pondenco of the Asahi from San Fran- cisco continues to represent the situa- tion as most alarming. The'papers" claim .thiit'anti-Japanese sentiment is rapidly spreadincr and that the war I'eel'ing in America is ueneraU: siK'cial.s arc widely circulated and copied'and continue to sustain the-' feelinjr of uneasiness of the Japanese. Xichi Nichi. a oaper owned by the. .JiiTanese amliassador to which commented with, great, ness diirmtr the earlier of the. anti-Japanese .sentiment in .America published toclav says: continue-to regard Japan, with suspi- cion and this ill feclintr continues not- withstanding .the efforts of the Japr anese (royernhieni and people to prove sincerity and cordiality of their 'feclinel.This distrust extends through- out Europe It is: incomprehensible to our 'people why America and Eu- rope continue to regard Japanese as seeking war. Two wars were enough. Wo in -the fature. War with America-could only be forced" ovi the United States threatening dependence of Japan. It 'is.-unneces- siiry for America to Japan The editorial concludes by quotmo- tbe text of'the Roosevelt conimunica- tion to the California pressing the belief that the passairc of j the bill would load to serioSs conse-: j quence. The paper this messaire .that th orovernment recrarded war hut. it WJIK mistaken. TELEGRAPHIC BRIE fS. A deputation of peoplil waited 1 juvtr jju-iuciJue 111 iiijc vvuiiu than The, speakers A deputation of peopfe waited .1 Messrs: Brothergton, on the Manitoba government and ask-> learlv- ODDO- ____u_i t-rti- r site-the Methodist .Church, was'sold by R. V. Gibbous, who recently pur-' chased.it, to H. Goodman, who is at store. on. the e. and .Lewis; negative, Messrs, ed for the abolition of the bar. _J _ 11 -r-i-.. j.: j -T AV. Lewis and T. i Eowe. Th'e was by "Mr. "I D. Hunter Gordon, formerly: of Hat, manag-- C. S. Copping. The judges gave their j er of the Bank Of Commerce it Pinch, decision in favor .'''of the negative, so er Creek. corner of Redpath and Glyn. The now yanpe in value, .in a short time. is tuio'erstood G'bbdmkri wtll erect -a brick blorlt there this spring. BONI STILL; AT LAW. Paris, Feb. Boni De Castellane has appealed from the de- cision the French court handed down that his three sons remain in the custody of their mother. It is- said the Count's ptypose-in trying to .re- open this issue is to compel the. De Sagans to come to a private settle- ment. eyeningz when the pro- gram will be from the Public school- Everybody is welcome to come iind hear the. treat'. E. J. Fewings has been appointedj treasurer of1 Medicine School Board at a salary "of A REVIVAL IN To En- qmre Into Circum- stances The report of-the live stock ship- ments of the G.P.R. from Alberta and part of Saskatchewan as far as Moose Jaw, has been prepared and sent to headquarters by H." C. McMullen, live .stock ae-ent of the road. The report shows a great' incrpast; jn the hog shipments and a satisfactory in- crease in the sheep, cattle 'on d horses over the previous year. In 1908 there were shipped .from Al- berta and Saskatchewan hors- es, cattle. sheep, 48.- 613 hogs. Of this nunaber" Saskat- chewan shipped 2.220 horses'. cattle. sheep, and 445" hoes. thus making Alberta's live stock ship ments for domestic and export use horses. 87.989 cattle, sheep and 48.173 hoes. The figures show well compared with those of 1907. In that year the An inquest; is to be held into the circumstances surrounding the death of.Miss Bertha Redding. It- is claim- ed that the young lady was in a serious state, and was suffering from typhoid fever, but a doctor was not summoned "to "attend her." In order to ascertain of these re- ports Dr. Rivers Vyrill come up from Raymond to enquire into the circum- stances. It is-also alleged, that the young lady was- unconscious for near- 'ly a day. DISTRICT R., W; Jaw vis- i ting jhnfjthe cit v .tlfc sferviifces will be hbld in, the Bap tf tit -church; at 11 a.m. and 7.80 p.m. The will nnsnch at both services, -.Evening .subject, "The place of World or "'Have '.-.ClniPoK School failed in crs and at these services. .Sidney sinps at the evening servic Cranbrook .-Herald Win. Colpman and Mrs. entire shipment equal that from of horses dfd not Alberta this year. BLAIMORE IS HAPPY NOW j Frank, Feb. 'Paggah" of! "Blairriiore. who keeps n crfocery, was summoned to the Police Court at'. Frank and found guilty of keeping Vi; blind pig and fined 850.00 and cxjsts of the court. The West Curuxdian Collieries Co.. who own the Ulle and Ucllevue collieries (which are very busy'at-pre-1 sent1) are opening up a coal mine on their property at. Blairmore! C." Cheat- nut, vniinimr expert, .has charge of the development with seven men at.work He reports that they expect to strike the vein shortly. Blairmore people are elated over the prospect of. becom- ing a mining town. Inspec.tor Belcher, of the .R.X.W.M. P.. is ou his inspection tour through the Pass. ON THE PULP Recommendation To the U.S. House Of Representatives WA NT PASTE R STE A M E RS. Lpadou, J. Mills, managing director of the Union SS. Co., states .the Government is will- ing to renew the Vancouver-Austral- ian mail contract provided quicker service and better steamers are guar- anteed. Contract expires in July. The Canadian Government has not yet intimated its acceptance of the new conditions. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS. The .Royal Templars of Temper- ance will start a campaign for the abolition of the bar .in Ontario. Seizuboro Shimizu, .Japanese' .Con- sul-eneral for tlie Dominion, left to- This is also true with regard to cat- 1 day for Japan. The name of his suc- tle, and. the shipment of sheep from cessor is not announced. both nrovinces in. 1907 only exceeded the shipment from Alberta by con- siderably less tbau 37000 head. In 1908 -Alberta shipped hogs: and the entire .shipment from Alberta and Saskatchewan 'in 1907 was 29.- 588. In the vear 1.907 there were shipped for 42.960 cattle, while last year the number shipped for export was 61.310. These figures show that the live stock industry is picking up marvellously, particularly in hosrs According to a special despatch from there -are reports, current that a. bill would be introduced in the Washington, Feb. reduction in the duty on news print paper from ton to a ton. the placing of ground .-wood on thu free list and the establishment of duty of one-twelfth cent per pound ou. mechanically cround pulp wood are the recoinmen- dations from the committee on pulp nnd paper investigation which made a. report, to the House today. The re- port states it would secin that the ouse prohibiting foreigners holding of print paper, or any property, in Cuba, and that, ;thc Qthe cheap of paper judging .frpm_expre8sions by mem-1 arc todav dopendent upon the co bill be enacted into law. f cheap eround wood pro- ture. and horses. The shipments tlier of the president of the N. Y. Central, spent a night in the Chi- Municipal lodging house as onej of the leaders of the movement his home city to establish modern I The amount of spruce con- in the United Statas in 1907 mr to th his home city municipal lodging houses. 'He made OOO cords was. about cround wood. look well also, as do the sheep. Last uiummnii. vear. figurinir the usual .uota of Jhe fPenment he re to mats to thc'car that-thu C.P.R. fig- knowledge of what Chicago does for ures. there were 637 carloads of hor- ses shipped.. 5499 carloads of cattle. 193 carloads of sheep and 400 car- loads of hoes, iii all 6799 carloads of live farm stock i'rom Albfirta and Sas katchcwan. Of this number there were carloads from Alberta points. Prices this year compare extrcmcl' well with those of 1907, excepting Jiorses. In 19.0.7.the average price-for horses each, "while the 'V UtLuii. LIIU AM stranc- erace price for 1908 :was The i. find a ickson entertained some-. I wo aumlrcd of their friends at n dance nt the tori urn last evening. A time was snpnt and the music jnrmshed by the Cranbrook Orchis' der the direction of Mr. Corrison. nil that could be desired. I. vich was served qn the about rmrnight and tlie, dancing was continued until the, early cattle show up with a big increase, averaging 847 n. he..d in 1908, and a heud jn .1907. Sheep haye gone up 50 cents, selling for an a.v- craec of Sfi in 1908. and for in 1907, The total figures for live stock for the two provinces would thus be for horses, for cattle, for sheep, and 562 for hogs. Rev. G. H. Cabblertick. of Wood- stock, Ont., has accepted n call to Quebec city. VOTEDDOWN TARIFF REFORM London. Feb. debate lasting two days the tariff reform amendment to the address in reply to the King's speech was defeated in the House of Commons this afternoon 276 to 107. The amendment was proposed by J. Austen Chamberlain, ami he had all backincr of the Op- posit'on benches.. The debate fol- lowed the old lines, the unionists ad- vocating duties favorable to colonial j about cords for sulphite fibre and about cords for lumber. The amount of -'standing spruce is variously estimated, but is probably -guessed lo about cords oast of the Rockies. An nppeal is made the conscrvat'on of the forest. The panierraDh mended for insertion in the tariff bill placing a duty of one-twelfth of a cent per pound on mechanically eround wood pulp, provides that this article shall be admitted free of duty from any country dependency or other subdivi- sion 'of government which does not forbid or restrict, the exportation or docs not impose an export duty or charge on mechanically ground wood or pulp for in the manufacture of wood pnlp. SUFFRAGISTS ADVERTISE London. Feb. Suffragettes have .adopted n. novel method for ad- vertisin'- the demonstrations they are plancmsr for February 24. Through- out the day a "sombre lookine vehicle .to .represent police- van in which was o man in.' policeman's uni- form, was driven along the main .streets. The wagon was decorated with Suffragette colors and escorted by. a number, of women carrying ban- ners and announcing; that a deputa- A CHAMPION STABBER Quebec, Feb. Dina- tali, an Italian laborer on the Trans- continental railway was today com- mitted to stand trial on a charge of murdering a fellow countryman by stabbing him thirty-two times. Evangelistic Campaign To Be Conducted By Celebrated Men Fernie, Feb. J. G. Shearer spent several days in town niakiiip detailed arranjrements for the exten- sive evangelist' c campaign to be car- ried on in the -vontenay country. for several weeks: The work will be car- ried-on under the leadership of Dr. J. ehapman and Charles-31. Al- trained, workers. Unfortun- ately Dr. Chapman and Mr.--Alexan- der, cannot themselves lead the work, though it is hoped they may able to shend-a day or in East Koot-; cnay on their wav to Australia. The Immigration from Japan to the Pa-, cific Coast is to be forbidden by Japanese Government as a Tcsult of I the agitation in Tokio. j -Judge Nelson, mission to proceed against W, Cooks, a wealthy'American lumber- man, who owns a mill At a charge of having violated the Alien Labor Act, It is claimed tlmt >fr, Cook brought a number'of Ameruans into Canada to work at "his "Permanent organization oi the Xorth American Conservation ''Con- ference was perfected with' tfie" selec- l tion of Gifford Pinchot, a member of i the American delegation, as chair- {man. Cecil B. Smith the well known.en- gineer ot Toronto Winnipeg is in Calgary, ilr. Smith, came to Calgary J to look over the possibilities of the .Calcary Power and Transmiwton Co.. proposition. Surpassing in other official functions at the White House during the present season, was j the Army and Navy reception last1 night, the last under the present ad- ministration. Among the the Canadian and Mexican delega- tions to the North American Conser- vation Conference. tion would assemble the 24th and plan