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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 21, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Daily Herald Volume III. Letkbridge, Alberta. Monday, February Number 60. YIOLENCpIN STREET CAR STRIKE At Philadelphia-Four To Six Thousand Men Out Philadelphia, Feb. spite of yesterday's severe rioting the Phila- delphia Rapid Transit Company start- ed their early morning schedule to- day without apparent interruption by the strikers or their sympathizers. The first cars left the barns in dif- ferent sections of thc city at 5 a.m., twelve hours after the service had been discontinued. Refreshed by their rest the mo tor men and conductors who had slept in barns on cots pro- vided by the company, manned the cars protected by a policeman on both! front and rear platforms. The strike! leaders wearied by yesterday's stren- uous work, rested until late this morning and no further statements were given out at union headquarters Beyond the statement -that "All lines are in operation with the full quota of-cars" the officials of the Rapidly Transit Co. also declined to comment' on the situation. Conspicuous on the lapels of the working motormen ,AT BRITISH PARLIAMENT CANADA WILL GET MANY JEWS As Result Of Action Of Rusian Gov't A POSSIBLE SENATOR" Be Settled in the During the Next Few Days THE HERALD'S NEW PRESS After negotiating for several weeks to purchase a bigger and faster news press, W. A. Buchanan, managing director of the Herald, has closed a deal for a Cox-Duplex web press, capable of printing twelve pages at a time. The press will he installed about May 1st. London, Feb. vast emigra- tion of Jews from Russia to England and Canada is predicted by the Jew- ish Chronicle in consequence of a cir- cular issued by Premier Stolypin. Thc central police authorities qf St. Pet- ersburg aie accused of having strain- ed instructions conveyed in this cir cular beyond their ariginal interpre- tation. They announce that all Jews who have lost their privileges to re- side outside the pale of settlement since issuance oi circular must either find residence within the pale or be banished from the country. There are Jews at Kieft alone await- ing their, fate. A large number have: already been expelled and-many of those remaining'are expecting banish- 'iment hourlr. H. C. MINER Granby, Passible to the Late Senator Baker, of Quebec THREE DAYS AT ONE WITNESS REDMOND IS SHOWING Appeal For Funds-- May Dissolve Be- fore Easter London, Feb. meeting of all the Irish Nationalists In the new House of Commons was held this morning to determine the party's ait tkude toward the governmental pro- gram. edmond, leader of the Irish i parliamentary party, presided and that and conductors was the ensign of the Keystone Union, the rival of the Am- algamated Association of which the strikers are members. The former union was formed by men who re- __. maincd loyal to the company during and arc not affil- t body. The pre- vhen the officials jed with the 'ic Union against' obers of the Am- on. The latter PAGE TWO cst of the Rapid no other union recognition of the main points tstrikers and the. Hon. L. P. Brodeur continues to show improvement But is not iikely to be able to leave for Florida until the end of the week. LO.F. Chief Ranger Stephen- SOQ Tells Of the Foster Deals Toronto, Feb sitting since A thousand sugar cane cutters went iluursday morning the assizes- court on strike yesterday in Guadaloupe and set fire -to five of the estates on which tney had been had only heard one -witness in the damage suit between the Hon. Geo. he is in a mood to fight unless Pre- mier Asqulth clears the 'way for Irish Who Read the Speech from the Throne EGYPTIAN PREMIER SHOT aspirations may be gathered from hie appeal to the people of Ireland for party funds issued this morning. "This said Mr. Redmond, "is virtually urgent by reason of the strong probability that another dis- solution of parliament will be upon us immediately. Perhaps before Easter." Today's meeting authorized Mr. Redmond to voice the already express- ed opinion of the party regarding the policy that should be pursued, but sus- pended direction of 0 Little Bow Stj Gets Under In Barons Originally Scheduled (on the eligible 'd firemen were sail this morn- fc. activity am- 'Wlio .were pre- thousand ad- take 0ut IS Employees of Trites-Wood Co. Relieved of by Got Away on the Train officials of the can Curling to- signed t'O South to IB Prom Onr Own BARONS, Feb. 13.-The j today'that Bow bonspiel is well having started today at 1 The 'spiel this year is bei in the new Barons arena. 'adcrs Vulcan Sends Delejates.OOO men are (From Our Own 0{ the VULCAN, Feb. squai that provides most of the season for members of the of being ing Club, and the winners of atcd today qualify as club representatives iCed yester- annual Little Bow bonspiel, coU'otncr mis_ be completed in time for the Chinook conditions preventing. it was proposed to make tbe from the percentages in the g: and will played. The weather also postponement of the 'spiel. i company The Little Bow Association ai event, that was at first be held at Vulcan, was assignor Barons, where a new rink has -nc partly built and the curling spirit is at ys were pitch. The return to low tempera, created the quick call to play on first suitable day. three days after 'p original date, and the rinks selected ess than lerresent Vulcan..and that went the competitions on Thursday, are c- posed of the following: W. D. H. J. Maber, Gus SpaetrASH Harry A. G. Dickinson Errett King, Pete McAskile, J. R. aey. (Special to the Herald) Fernie, Feb: W. Quinney, the Trites-Wood Co. here, and Thos. Bafcd, head -grocery clerk for the sanuSCrnv at their Coal Creek store, were held up last night as they were leaving the store at -the latter place, and relieved of some in cash and cheques, the robbers making a clean get-away. Mr." Quinney, as is usual upon pay- nights, went up to Coal Creek to bring down the day's.collections, and Baird started to accompany him down the hill to the midnight train for Fernie, when two masked men met them and held them up in the j en at 4.15 Saturday afternoon. Both Counsel Rowell for the defend- ant and Counsel Hellmuth for the plaintiff had taken Supreme Chief Ranger Stevenson of the Independent Order of Foresters up and down the records of the 1. O. F. and Union Trust Co. in connection with the so-called Foster deals, auoting from the min- utes of both organizations. The sig- n._cruit points in the testimony were that neither the Trust company nor the I. O. F. stood to lose a dollar by the transaction. In fact that substan- tial" profit would eventually accrue ow- ing -to careful management of the as- sets since the I. 0. F. took them in hand; had concurred in Advancing the money io the Great 'West Land Co. has been read and the position ol the ;overnment more fully disclosed. shadow of the little jail building, which stands a short way from the store on the road to 'the siding; where j and the Kamloops propositions. tlie: miners from tic afternoon shift "They have gained experience'since INDIAN TRIBES IN REBELLION Against British Government -Hillmen Of Bastar In Revolt board the train for Feriiie. The moon was out the men had selected the shadow of the jail in which to do their work and this, with the confusion of the moment made it difficult to get much of a view of the' marauders. The first intimation of trouble was the pointing of two revolvers in the faces of Quinney and Bairflj accom- panied with demand, "Hold up your hands." Quinney could not'at i first think the demand was made in j earnest, and replied to'it by "Oh, go on, we are in a hurry to catch the train." But his doubts as to the earnestness 01 the command were dispelled by a smart thwack ac- ross the cheek with the barrel of the obnoxious revolver. He then thrust his hand into his coat pocket after his own masked battery, but was quickly anticipated by a blow across his knuckles and the "revolver was soon in the possession of. the man t who up to this point had not taken then, :added the witness. ILL AT TORONTO until thR rone's sneech Cairo, Egypt, Feb. Boutres Zaspa G-hali, the Egy- ptian premier and minister of foreign affairs, who was shot by a student yesterday, died 3> at 8 o'clock this morning. 3> The assassin is a National- ist and declares that he sought to avenge certain acts of the government which were dis- pleasing .to the Nationalists. The socialist suffrage demonstra- tions in tne provincial cities were made quietly yesterday and there were no disorders anywhere. KING EDWARD OPENEDTHE HOUSE British Parliament Be- gins Session-Impos- ing Ceremony London, Feb. King Edward this afternoon opened In state the (third parliament of his reign. In a moment- ous speech from the throne bis ma- jesty outlined the plan ot the minis- terial campaign against the House of Lords as follows: Recent experiences have disclosed serious difficulties due to recurring rences of strong opinion between the two branches of the legislature. Proposals will be, laid before you with. all convenient speed, to define the re- lations between the House of Com- mons over finance, and its predomin- ance in legislation. These measures In the opinion of my advisers should provide that this house should be so constituted and empowered as to ex- ercise impartially In regard to pro- posed legislation the functions of in- itiation, the revision and subject, to proper safeguards of delay." The ceremony itself did not differ j outwardly .from scores of previous HOW CALGARY PAPER STATES THE SITUATION state openings except close 'to die throne of the, Prince and rrincess Henry ,of Prussia. The form- e wore the uniform of an officer of i-e British navy 'of which he was re- cently appointed admiral of the fleet. Every corner of the chamber was fill- ed and the varied colorings of the house bishops, judges robes, the court, diplomatic, naval and military uni- I forms with the beautiful gowns of At the Probable ''Line-Up of irichly women made a 8CCne Members on Still in Doubtful Column 'Feb. Albertan this morning says: The members have had a few days of strenuous entertain- ment but the political situation is quite as confused as ever. The mem- bers have been canvassed and coaxed by-the government supporters. They have been courted and cajoled by those opposed to the government, and the are being laid siege to by tbe im- plement men who are here in opposi- tion to a bill which is being brought in by the government. Altogether it much of 'the gay life. The government has at last be- GOLDWIN Swi I'rt The Noted Canadian Historian and Pub. licist, Whose Serious Condition as a Result of an Accident Is Causing Anxiety any active part in the affajr, but who was close along side the man with thc gtins. Thc gun man was slender in build and about five feet and nine inches in j j height. The other was shorter and CONSCIENCE heavier built, measuring perhaps ab- out five feet six. The taller man did all thc talking, E thc guns in thc faces of SaysQuebecHi ,cr Mami- Alianaoaa, India., Feb. large part of the poulation of the Bastar j section, in central India, is in revolt, looting bazaars, burning police posts and houses and threatening the lives 114 Vial' or the European residents, according j lwo while the short> silcntjj [man did the rummaging through their r TROUBLED HIM come seriously worried over the sit- uation. For some days it believed that danger was not near and that they would have a good solid majority so what was the need to worry or compromise. .The government have either assumed this or believed it The local newspapers have been echoing It and the telegraph wires have borne that burden along. But those days are The government partic- ularly Premier Rutherford, is not only an.vious but Is very anxious and is making every effort even art this latej date to make peace. He has come to realize that Mr. Cushing is the strong man In the country and that his condemnation of this measure would certainly mean the grave9t dis- asier to tlie government even though it should be able to weather the storm at the present time.' To a representative of the Aibertan promises offered by the Alberta and Great .Waterways -It is stated on good now that the company has agreed to put up a bond of as a guarantee for the com- pletion of the road. This Is not re- garded as satisfactory and if there Is any settlement the go much further than that. The inde- pendents speak about cancellation of the contract and building the road by the government There is no sugges- tion of abandoning the road. How will the vote go? That will be a difficult question to answer. Here is the latest revised and approved up to date slate: (Continued on._Page 5) to messages from there today. Plant QUEBEC, the The local authorities immediately j pockets for valuables. The search rty sent a large force of native soldiers; suited in finding; about in cash, to the scene. The uprising is said to n few cheques, and several hundred be general. Bastar is one of the feuda! dollars worth of statements of debts tory states of the central provinces, owing to miners who ran accounts It has a population of about half a with the Tritcs-Wood Co. j million, the majority of whom There were four S50 bills and thirty A company under the name of the! Lethbridge Sash and Door Co. has just been organized in this city with a capital of The directors of the company are Oliver, of the wild -Iiilimen. or forty S20 bills, mostly on -the j from Moose Jaw Gives Himself Up to Police A cent! cm an from Moose Jaw gave himself up to Chief Gillespie on Sat- urday. He claimed he bad stolen some in Moose Jaw from a friend Calcutta, Feb. of na- Home Hank, among the cash. Baird tive rebels today surround Jagdalapur, dfawn and had returned and threaten to massacre the comPany 525 on his account. and iij? conscience was bothering him so that he could not stand it any loncor. Chief Giilespie accepted the itants. Reinforcements have tllc remainder went ,u i prisoner and wrote Moose Jaw for fur- with the J rushed to the aid of the small white! (Continued on Page 51 jther partiulars. BIG PAY DAY AT FERNIE MINES Output Ot Coal Last Week the Greatest Ever Recorded brilliancy. The King's speech proved to be.un- usuaily brief and (made plain-that the work of the session would be confined to matters of finance and the question of the House of Lords. The financial estimates for the coming'year were next, set forth. said His Majesty, "Have been framed with the utmost desire for economy but the requirements for the naval defence of the Empire made it necessary to propose a substantial increase in-the cost of: my'navy." Recording the fact that the expen- ditures. authorized by the last parlia- recourse to temporary borrowing, .the speech declared, "arrangements must- be made at the earliest possible mo- ment to deal 'with the financial situa- tion thus created." TWO SUICIDES AND ONE ATTEMPTED SUICIDE Winnipeg's a Sunday Winnipeg, Feb. suicides and an attempted suicide were re- corded in Winnipeg yesterday after- noon. George Duex shot himself in his room at his boarding house In Oharlton street; an unidentified man shov himself in a vacant shack on Biggins avenue, and R. G. Thompson wounded himself with a razor. Fernie, Feb. was pay day at the mines here and at Coal Creek. The amount paid out in wages today Premier Rutherford expressed hvas in Fernie and Coal Creek the keenest regret at the cleavage be-, and at Michel the amount reached tween himself and Mr. Cushing. He'about, This was a much larg- said he was not particularly interest-j or pay than lias been yet paid out. The eel in the outcome of the division in; output has been rapidly increasing for titc house but was deeply grieved tinie pnst and last Tuesday's cause the very excellent relations and output was the greatest in two years, full conlidcnce between himself and totalling over tons. REAL ESTATE ITEMS OF NEWS Business Brisk and Pros- pects Arc Very Good .Mr. Cashing were now threatened. The mine officials at Crow's Nest To the AJbertan representative Mr.i Pass mine made a strict search of Cushing merely replied that he hoped i the mines and matches and tobacco tbe whole disagreeable business were found in tbe pockets of several would be settled one way or the other very soon. of tbe miners. It is not known what punishment will be accorded to tbe Close upon the reports of govern- j oitenders. mem activity come the rumors of com- of the Boyd-Goode Co.. and C. R. Carl- son, secretary and general manager Oliver Manufacturing Co.: Hugh Boyd there. j 1 The situation is more serious than any that has developed in years. It j ..._.., is feared the restlessness of the na-i or the Pioneer Lumber Co. )4. ;tive population will cause the trouble Tbe company has taken over thejTO riant of the Oliver Manufacturing Co.j Bastar tribesmen are still in' and tbe old factory is being thorough-! i ly overhauled. When tbe plant WINNERS OF BOARD OF TRADE PRIZES W. G. Glass And J. B. Ririe Took Coveted Positions In Stock And Grain Judging-Keen Competition the new buildings are completed there will be double the floor space and Jhrer output of the old fac- tory. Hugh Boyd and P. X. Moen, the mill foreman, left on the flyer this! morning for Minneapolis to a mill. With this additional machinery Lethbridge will have one of the best equipped and most modern sash and door factories la Alberta, Q> WILL RETALIATE Tokio, Feb. bjll was providing that no foreigner may own land in Japan unless he is a native of a country carload of new machinery for the I A u T lu.-_ L _ which permits Japanese to land within The agricultural school which luis been going on here for the past Iwn works closed its sessions o.i day. The day was taken up wiin I'M 'examination of the students vho v.'eiv entered for the Board of Trade caps. At 5.30 in the auditorium of ihe George died suddenly today of heart failure .it bis borne 60 Beach avenue, Toronto. He was fil years of age. Hell was a well known dog fan- cier and cocker spaniel judge in both Canada and the United States, having owned some of the best bred spaniels In America. The. cup for the best judgins oi C. S. Crest M5 and W. G. Glass 110. grain was won b" xr G. Glass with the rest, of tbe class all doing wdl. a score of 3'lfl out of n. po.soib'e 'l''0. i After thc presentation, Mr. Glass lie was closely followed by D. J. Me-j and Mr. Ririo eaeh made a few 10- EX-SULTAN' Skeith and Tiliey report that they are selling real estate more freely than ever before. The difficulty Is not to procure a buyer but to find the property to sell. The buyers are tbe very best class. There is a big demand in -the Duff Addition and also for Parkdale. There is a great de- mand for property close in but there is very little of it to sell. When they opened their mail this morning there was an order for twenty Parkdale lots. GROWS (Test 328, K. I. Cook 325. ClaSS marks. he rcsl i for Ihc cups and the governmcnl icr tion oi Feb. condi- former Sultan Abdul dd j bringing tbe .school to Lethbridge Hamid grows worse according ,T. 0 School thc winners were dcrbr-. The cup for the best judging of live own darics. its jjoun- and the cups presented by J. 'stock was won by J. B. F.irie a secretary of the Board. score of 165 out of a total of 200. j Thc competition had been keen andjD.J. McKay was again second with jgood scores -were made. 160. W. H. Harvey also makir.fr 160. where they could attend it. Every student expressed himself r.s more than satisfied with the srhool all statins it had been of bm- to a despatch from Salonika which adds that the royal pri- soncr and his harem were to- day removed to Constan- The Illinois Alberta Realty Co. have done a brisk business during the past week. They find quite an acOve move- ment in city property, notably in the Duff Addition and North Ward. There are a large number of enquiries for Y farm property from prospective set- tiers. The Mason Land Co. report that the present outlook for spring busi- ness was never better in the history of thoir experience. Land values have decidedly advanced over last year's efit to them and hoping; it might tinople nem neic nex year. prices. The Standard Securities Co. report many enquiries from outside points for property in Lethbrfdge and partic- ularly in Morningsilde addition. ;