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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 28, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume III. LetUbridge, Alberta, Monday, February 28, (Hi. FOSTER LOST HIS LIBEL SUIT Statements By Mac- Donald Were Justified Toronto. Feb. The jury in the libel suit of Hon. G. 12. Foster, -on Saturday nig'ln returned a verdict In of the defendant, J. A. uMaedon- :'Jd, editor of the Globe. The jury found that In view of the circuinstan ccs .Mr. iMacdomild was justified in :he statements he did and that while .Mr. Foster was acting in good .'is minuger of the Union Trust actions were open to ci'itici-sin and therefore lie was not en tilled to recover damages. Mr. Justice .Magee elected judgment for the defendant, but allowed the usual thirty days -in which to. enter an ap- DEPUTATION SUDDEN DEATH SATISFIED OF MKK. HOODLESS Promoters of Southern When Address- Alberta Hallway Give j ing Meeting at St. Opinion I deputation j Mary's College Toronto, Feb. Mrs. .John llood- Calgary, Feb. of the Southern Albena Land Co., i less of Hamilton dropped dead at St. Medicine Hal to Edmonton, to inter-1 Mary's College Saturday afternoon at view the provincial government with 14 o'clock in the midst of her address respect to a government guarantee for Ion women in industrial life, the Southern Alberta railway which; sfie suddenly swooned, calling for a is surveyed to open up a large Of water, a few seconds later of irrigable lands in the vicinity of [she fell .over unconscious. Death Medicine Hat, returned to the eityjcaim? shortly after, although she was last night thoroughly satisfied with j not unconscious at any time, till the the result, of their visit north. Messrs lead. Rutherford, Cross, and Marshall prac; Mrs. Howl loss was very prominent tie-ally guaranteeing government as-, in Hamilton's society circles and sistance to the project, prominent member of the National The district to be served bv Council of Women. Dr. John Hunter railway lies in a triangle with Leth-'of this city, is her brother, bridge and Medicine Hat a't the base! She was one of the best workers and Calgary at the apex of the trian-i tlu- department of household science, I r-v of proposition rela- gle. A lake, McGregor, will be was largely responsible for its I tive to the construction of thc Aigun RUSSIA FEARS WAR WITH CHINA Reasons Given For Ob- jection To Knox Proposition St. Petersburg, Feb. Isowl- HON. GUSHING TALKED WAS ENDORSED ON PROHIBITION By Liberals ol Calvary At Meeting Saturday Night Cuteary, Feb. it was learned oj Saturday nlg'ai Hint Hon. W. H. Citshinji was in the city several citizens were submitted by. the commissioners, slio-ws the figures to This makes an averaxre of SXtftt.UO per day. operating expenses amounted to of which was re- qnired for power, at a rate of per car mile. The net revenue over ex- penses "was MINERS' PETITION TO THE LEGISLATURES Chin Chow Railroad. Instead of this road Russia suggests that there should be constructed another trans- berl J ,1___ Mongolian line further westward, j y., aged 108 years- She i legislature for this legislation striking the trans-Siberian Railway I was' in' she he'moved tne of the de- Convention Adopts Legislative Report -Im- portant Change To Constitution The convention of U. M. W. of A.jto the legislatures of the different resumed their sessions at the Labor j provinces in the district. near the Baikal line: This would avoid the desert between Nalgan and This proposal does not meet with special favor in diplomatic circles here. It is con- i sidcred to be impracticable and an unprofitable venture in no wise meet- ing the conditions which call tor the construction of the Aigun Chin Chow Ry. Well informed diplomats arc unable to understand the fear of Chinese mil- itary aggression which is the basis of Russia's objection to the latter pro- ject. Russian officials say that Chi- na's aim is against Russia and pro- iess to believe that war is possible i within a decade. her nientaj faculties to a marked de- j bale for a week. i adopted. ONE HUNDRED PEOPLE KILLED IN SNOWSLIDE Avalanche Obliterates Mace Near Wallace Idaho-Men Working At the Rescue Hall this morning. The morning's A reduction of press rates to Lab Tire committee recommended that a'nan Penang and Slnapore from Is 6d work was the considering of recom- copy of the following resolutions be to 9d is announced, mcndations from the constitutional.forwarded to the Premiers, legislative committees. The constitution was whereby all compensation; claims Will be handled bv thc district instead, of iFAKE DOCTOR OF MEDICINE Winnipeg, Feb. 2 IS NOW IN JAIL A. Osborne, by the local unions as formerly, assessment of five month per Ministers and Representatives of amended mg. constituencies of 'the provinces .cpicerned. we, 'the Delegates of 18, U. M. W. of A., in CUSTOMS RECEIPTS RECORD BEATEN Ottawn, Feb. revenue of the Dominion for February increased posing under the distinction of a doc- ;tor of medicine, is now in jail for OD- taining mcney under 'false pretences and has been fully identified as a fake. He nretended to be a member of the; .British association of science, to study tubercular disease in Western Canada, and a' travelling salesman of various medical specialties. of five cents per. lib a assembled at Lethbridge appeal member will be im-' to the Honorable Premier and posed for a fund for this purpose. lative members of the Provinces of j Mr. Garner of-Michel stated in con-: Alberta and Saskatchewan for the over same month .last year, ncction with this motion that in thejactment of laws providing for an ex-j-r- the total for the month being past year over fifteen thousand dol-lamination of persons seeking employ-i-J- For evelen months 4. lars had been collected in compensa-'ment as coal miners, similar to the'4. tions at a cost to the local of about'Acts now in force in B. C., and rn-'vu -SHOT WHILE TRYING TO EFFECT ESCAPE Columbus. Ohio, Feb. Johnson, a negro 'serving' a life term 'burglary, was shot and killed by a guard in the Ohio penitentiary wMle] the desperado was trying to escape. Johnson made three attempts to es- cupe from t'he prison, having "hidden! out" once for three days before he was caught.- PICKPOCKETS five hundred dollars. eluding a provision that official rec- The following report submitted, of questions asked and answers -J. the legislative committee was unan-j given shall be kept by thc Examining 4- imously adopted by the convention, Board, which records shall be open to copies ordered to be sent at inspection on i make certain amendments to the Coal Mines Regulation Act iatihe to PLANS, which shall pro-, vide that such PLAN or PLANS be! posted'at the entrance to every having all outlets and roads leading i thereto, conspicuously marked, pro-' viding also that in addition to the, j provision of the first portion of sub-1 Section 47, that at any time Outlets an- changed they shall be immediately j posted on such plan. we petition the Legisla-j i live Assemblies of 8. C. and Saskat-j for the enactment oi Laws re-j ilative to the establishment of Rescue; (Stations, and that copies of the Bill I of t'he present year revenue amounted to or half a 'million dollars in excess of I'.IOT, banner year. Walla Feb. special from Wallace, Idaho, says: "With a furious blizzard blocking the efforts of of the town towards Burke is buried. Nothinc was too good for the vis- itors, in fad u oral exciting exhibi- tion oi the ability of. their fire bri- gade was on the last dayof the bonspiel. The- ringing of the fire al- arm disturbed the playing but in a few hours however the Ramts were resumed thu llames had been ex- tinguished. In the Liphardt trophy the results were as follows, N. T. Macleod 9, Struthers 7; ?tiattlvcws 12, Primrose 6; Douglas 3tJ, George 9; Miqueloa 9. Maclean 8; Van Sonjerin 10 Bruce_9. Second round: N. T. Mackod 13, Kearney, 12; Matthews 11, Douglas Miquelon lii, Van Soruerin 10. Thir-d Round: Macleod 12, Matthews 5; was disturbed by the fire but finishcd later. As Miqudou had to catch the train for Calgary N. T. Macleod won tfae loss over MLaueloa and thereby tbc; trophy. Never since Burke, another little can-; For the Baker-Skelding trophy the yon'mining camp was almost wiped results were, as rescuers' progress in recovering those out by a land slide on Feb. 1, 1890.1 First round: Douglas il, Bruce 10; buried in last night's avalanche isal-jhas a Cocur D'Alene town been so Miquelon 12, Van Somejin, 8; Mat- most impossible. Five hundred men .iorely strickem, as was Mace, sent from this city had recovered only twenty bodies at 3.30 a.m. It is practically certain that more than one hundred persons have perished. The Mace is divided into two parts. thews 13, N. T, Macleod 10r As on that occasion the canyon was j Second round: Primrose 12, Strtt- fillcd feetVacross byja grinding thers Douglas 11, Kearney mass of Dearth awl boulders, thews 18, -JflHruelon 12; Maekoi 21, fifty to seventy feet deep, packed George 9. most as solid as ice- known as Upper and Lower Mace. The Thcrc was on cvery hand evidence catastrophe occurred in Lower Mace, where arc quartered dred miners employed in the Standard to residents of canyon towns that' Third rouad: Douglas -12, Priinrose 6; Macleod ii, Matthews 6. Fioal: before the famous Burke slide prevail-1 The -LetbbritlRe rink' which won mines. Most of these men are un- ed> but no onc scmcd to take a these two trbphite were M. FreemanT v v i" 4- NINETY THOUSAND WILL GO ON STRIKE COMMISSION IN SASKATCHEWAN married and live in the Hotel night snow and landslide' D' Duff- ard. Meagre reports by telephone to out the lives of three prospec- leod' this city arc to the effect that this I tors and a woman at a very small section was in the path of the ava- i town on lanche. The N. W. ..lobbing .Co. trophy: First round: ,NUcnielon-H, Matthews the Chicago and Milwaukee I and Puget Sound Ry. near the mowvj 10; George 15, Douglas 6; Bruce Though first reports of the disaster tain line. All were in the cabin at Primrose .13; .'Kearney 12, were that the town of Gem. located j -linner when the snow descended. At Philadelphia Next day If Present Trouble Not Settled To Investigate the Elevator Question In That Province SUCK TRICK PhiladSphu Feb. 2S.-Dcspitc the fonvariod to the Alberta Leg.; KrRina, Feb. a meeting of ._ also that .lames Stcolc was charged before ious Um.s with an jncrcascd mirabcr convention strongly urge the of the Gram Growers' Assoeia j extent of the catastrophe was known, j are on strike.! VC3terilav Viscount 3 Magistrate MacDougall this morning f The mombers o[ thc idlc mi-mbors_ of ilu- Legis ativ, Assembly tion regarding elevators which was. Special trains were made up, the first-. A Sundav throngs have been once more. l" immediate passage of proposed bv Premier Scoti at thnjleavins for Mace at 12.30 a.m.. and ,ute i.., Lwlia .11. (ransformrrf into hard-working citi- thc submit last regarding elevators which was j the second at about :i. Hardware. A. be amended bv proposed liv Premier Scott at opened their establishments ;ist niortinp of thc Legislature.. It 1 and shovels, picks and other imple- on the pocket. Lor0 Bronson was sitting in a chair or arc rosting from ycster-! ruh? 1P> in thc Arlington Hotel sitting-room' cKperiences for very lit addtnc; after the ward Feb. to a Lord Curaon In the Ixjrde Morley, secretary :vwl Liberal leader the inci- Timber" and dilTiniUy was pxporicnccd in POR STEMMING. UK operation of any line in part of the day. early for awr.v. obtained a purse containing; hc cclipSKl today's close. then wont outside and ran TIiroilRh of Ono cf thc men saw thc wholn affair and IIP and others gave chasr r.otit'usl the police. Shortly af- ter S'irlinc: arrested Steels on Round Strr-et. The purse was found where Stcelo had cached it be- hind the Arlington. r-tl before Magistrate MacDousall this niorning Sttrlo pleaded guilty and i-lectrd to be tviod summarily. No of the Mine Workers in thai Province. !l'y' M-L A- retarv of on Saturday night. Hc was perfect- ly sober and a crowd was sitting ar- ound t'he room. Stcelc sat next to Hronsnn and slyly cut the pocket ripht Yesterday's mronl nf nearly on." on; of Hronson's trousers and thereby cars promises to similar to the Coal Mines Act. KiplU Hour Rank Bank f'ity many cars are bi'iiig run with- and Workmen's Compnvsalion Acts of on) a policeman aboard Alberta. but in outlyinc: districts mounted 33 escorts are the rule. striking out the four words "Chosen important than the ability 01 from among arid subsu- the Rapid Transit Company to oprr- IMI.V! ilierefore ''NOT N'KCKSSAR- he appear- atfl -ts in 1hp pRcct ot n y ,-MMPO.SFn OK KMPl.OYV.KS j.vmpatholir strikers decidetl tip- op 'VUK on ttv lenders of evrrx- labor or- a' tho moetin.c; held r-cstcr- was decided by thc cabinet to appoint mcnts were had the Ev- half hour before they had a skir rnish with a crowd of about- two hun-.l red foreigners. The crowd which ap-' dent, of ;tu> night of Dalai .Lama from jjieari-d to be bent on we appeal to thc I.egisla- a of three members com-j cry -ahle-hodictl man in Wallace has tivr Assemblv of Saskatchewan Prof' Robt- McGi11 Dal-1 been hurried to the scene. The little the enactmeni of laws in UK- inleresls Halifax; Gco. Lnnq of was sitviated between and Fred W. Green. Sec-; mountain sides, a line of the Saskatchewan Grain cottages in lite creek bottom bisected the lines of ihr Northern Pacific se-: ;im? Oregon Ry. nml Navigation Co. Its one industry is mining r.uil its Inn mine is the Witli scarce a dividing line iiijie. 'ili Saturday night aged eighty years. Deceased was a veteran of many wars, having served continnous- 5v as for sixty-six years. Jumped TriH'k Halifax, Feb. serious acci- tlt-ni took place at 2.30 ?his morning' rnissinc and supposed to br dead. fcrinfi with men on thoir to and Uvo ami one-half miles west of Fol-j Two box cars containing fifty sec- from the works. righ, when westbound freight, tion hanns in the emplov of the Nor- South Hethlehein. Pa., Feb. in cljiuce of Conductor Ttekor Pacific, working on the. Two foreigners wore shot by the state Driver Method of Trnro jumprd the.'. sine track when the slide occurred, police during a'tight at the Majestic IJrakvrriarj Davtson of Trnro, AH men are supposed to have los> Hotel this morning. One was shot .was killed and McLcod srriously in-'their lives. iii thr head ar.fl is in a serious condi- ijurrri. Firemnn Mclsaae, another' Fifteen houses wenx swept away AC- tion at St. Luke's hospital. The ?olntlon requesting Alex; to be a of suicide, though no js amonff lhp missinR and {coriliaR to ,nn latcst information. At. other rec-ived rt wound in his member for Winnipeg in the Ottawa son for such an net on the part of the to support thc proposed leeis- who was of a cheerful j rion. found, to be buried in thc wreck-1, the Mace hoarding house the snow is ago. A wrecking train with nurses'thirty fort deep and all of the fiat ami doctors has left for the scene. ifrom the hoarding house to the ond Sir H. YVhkt? hr.s been rppci.x ed a director of the G. T. Ry. to British agents uul olsewhere to observe ity. only conimur.Tca been received Fram t.iKi'. with the British a: and its effect proceotling to India the British govern- ment. TO lif; Avonld look for pro- r.'otion. U'ir. Lord .Morley, Lama as to of his tlighf except that people of Lhasa had been oppressed by Chin- ese wlio fneil on Thibetans, toll- ing anil On his D.'rjeling. Lord Morley said, :d invited to proceed, to Hastings house r .'irrangements could be made. He be troateil with courtesy and respect due a ruler of high .nt'.hority and an object of veneration to many millions of His Majesty's subjects. Lord Morley clndeJ by that communicationiij between Great BricalDJ situation which hndij or< 5 .-.I: he had no infornia-i tha: with advantage wo were an -.5 to the nee'.! .1011 i laid ;