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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 15, 1905, Lethbridge, Alberta UNREST IN INDIA It b Apparent Says Re?. Dr. EAST IS AWAKENING fetes J�u H� AfriU to Figk With Her Toronto, Ont., Jan. 9.-Thai there fa wrest in India is stated by Rev. ..�Jr. . Mackay, secretary of the Presbyterian.; Foreign Missionary Society, who has just returned after a year and a half ..visit to the east. It is felt everywhere, it is talked everywhere, anil it is the cause of much anxiety, however Britishers may whistle to keep up their courage. It is another phase of new light that is stirring in all the east, India for the Indians, China for, Chinese and Japan for Japanese. Great Britain is educating India away from colonial- up to in:' the convention of the Boards' jf �:ade th�t the Battlers in Southern Albert;t situated on branch lines of railroads should be entitled to through railway rates over all. railway lin>;s in Canada, especially over those that mro main feeders to the localities in which they reside." This motion wall he brought up at the Boards of Trades Convention Id be held in Irfjth bridge. WINTRY IN OTTAWA Big Bliziard Struck the Capital-A Fire in the Midst of It (Western Associated Press.) Ottawa, Jan. 12.-A Heavy bliz-xard has be-m on here all day and �early two feet of snow fell. It is not cold, but electric railways and �eivie ploughs worked uninterruptedly and .kept the tracks open. The trains are tletuyed. During the height of *be storm fire broke out in the linen room of tbc Russel House much to tte alarm of the guests. It was put ont befora much damage was done. Vsicuian George Parker had several milm broken and suatained otner in-by being struck by reversing ink of aerial ladder. (From Friday's-Daily.). Medicine Hot, Jan. 10.-General Su porintemlent Price and officers of tho western division of the 0. P. It. met here Tuesday and Wednesday in the | city hall. Thoy discussed the divisional organization, tho best methods to" adopt to avoid ' accidents, the handling of. fust freight trains, - the handling of Lv C. L. freight shipments, the unnecessary use of telegraphs and Various other important subjects. This afternoon wound up with a discussion on the fuel consumption. Mi\ Harris, fuol agent at the mines, has done much of lute to improve the quality and supply of the rood. Mr. Trice appointed a committee to go into the matter of the coal supply and make recommendations re means to adopt with a view to secure economy. Tlur* matter of making better time with stock shipments was introduced by Mr. McMullen, live stock agent. The summer passenger service was outlined, three trans-continental trains daily, beginning in April, and the resumption of the Soo-Spokane Flyer. Trade was improving in the Crow's Nest mines and the mines were reopening. from a speech in which Hon. Clifford Sifton was reported as saying Cnn-nda would be willing to contribute on behalf of the All Red Service and to give a share towards the Pacific end of the project. He asked if Sifton was authorized to make the statement. The premier replied that he did not think Mr. Sifton could be understood as giving a pledge,, but lud only expressed his opinion. Mr. Monk inquired if Mr. Sifton had a leter to any member of the British government. The premier said, "Does the hon- ; ourable gentleman mean, did I give j him a letter of introduction?" Mr. Monk, "Yos." The premier, "I have no objection to saying Unit I did give him a letter." The premier informed E. L. Borden that the government was aware of the possibility of another iuflux of Japanese, but none had occurred as yet. The remainder of the afternoon session was taken up in considering bill's respecting th'^ son was elected chairman. It decided to erect sidewalks on main streets during the year. was the ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY LIVES LOST IN THEATRE DISASTER Gas Tank Explodes in Opera House in Boyertown, Pennsylvania - Stampede Took Place With Awful Results. FATALITY AT OWEN SOUND (Western Associated Press.) Owen Sound. Ont.. Jan. 1-1.-While starting n fire in the furnue'e of It. C). Tucker's home. Mniinnh Tinkcin, a domestic was fatally burned. STRIKE PAY INCREASED - (Western Associated Press.) Toronto, Ont., Jan. 13.-The execu-"tire committee of the international association of machinists has notified the striking members of the organisation in Toronto that the strike pay would be increased to $6 for .single men and $7 tor married men. MOVA SCOTIAN TO THE FRONT Halifax, Jan. 13.-Dr. Ross of Nova Scotia, has been appointed president of the university of Missouri. TWO BOYS ARRESTED ftifford Lads Charged With Theft of Qafte a Sim of Money (From Friday's Daily.) Two boys belonging to Stafford Village or No. 3 are in the H.N.W. M.l*. liarrucks, having been arrested last night by Constable Gillespie. The one, Arthur Htieber, is a Swede, and the other, Willie Tortorallc, is an Italian. The boj-s it seems, went to the house of one I>ave Evangelist at No. 3 and asked for supper about 6 o'clock last evening. While Mrs. Evangelist was out of the house for a few minutes, the boys made a search of tho place and found g92 belonging to Kvangeli.st in a trunk, $5 belonging to Joe Ite Denote and 93 to Joe Monthlies which was in the pockets of clothes hanging in the room Ten minutes after the boys left Mrs. Evangelist looked for tlio money and found that it was missing. She immediately reported to the police who in turn told ,Constable Gillespie- to look out for the boys in the Wly. In a short time he had them located in the Coaldale Hotjl-When chargvd with stealing Uiu money, the young Swede, who is only fourteen, denied the theft, but th-i Voting Italian, who is fifteen, ndmil- Hip. . Oliver's survey of public lands, and to amend the irrigation act. Several clauses of the former not disposed of when the bill was dealt with were put through with little discussion and the bill .given second and third readings. The Irrigation Bill proved a more contentious measure, and did not get beyond the explanatory stage. During recess Mr. Oliver added several clauses which were discussed before Christmas and had the bill reprinted. The clause for the' protection of municipalities provoked considerable discussion. The minister explained that he had secured an opinion from the department of justice that as the consent of municipalities was necessary to permit construction, it was within their rights to dictate such terms as would adequately protect them and the object of the clause was to limit the rights of irrigation companies when they conflicted with municipal control " of any arrangements. McCarthy, Calgary. Borden and others criticised the bill. The former referred to the recommendations made by the union of Alberta municipalities, which met at Red Deer, in cose of municipal - boundaries as to include the district in which work had commenced. Hon. Oliver was inclined to think .municipalities could provide, for that in making their original arrangements with irrigation companies. Hon. Oliver said it might be a serious matter to interfere too much with some large irrigation projects now under way. He thought the clause as framed would meet present' requirements. No immediate difficulty was in sight and it might be well to wait and see the trend of circumstances before doing any more. Mr. McCarthy expressed the opinion that tho bill should not be proceeded with until the minister had further communication with the Alberta union of-"municipalities. He quoted a letter from the secretary of that body to show that it considered the legislation suggested did not meet all requirements. An j entirely .new bill was suggested, and it was particularly important that Boyertown, Pa., Jan. 14.-Rhowds opera house was destroyed by Tire tonight, and it is estimated that 150 people were burned to death. A tank used in connection with the moving pictures .exploded, and a terrible stampede at once ensued. The theatre was crowded with people at an entertainment given- by the St. John Lutheran Sunday school and hundreds of women and children were in the audience. The people on the stags tried to stop the panic, but their efforts were in vain. Coal oil lamps were used for foot-lights and (ably short time these were up3et in ths mad rush of j opera house wa the people. They at once set firs to the building. The flames rushed up to the ceiling. Many women and children were trampled to death. Entire families went to daath together. The fire apparatus failed and the building v.-as given over to the flames. and readied that the bodies were being roasted in the ruins. One woman became'insane when she realized that she alone of her family was left alive. How many were killed may never be .known, for among the victims of this awful disaster, were a number of visitors and* soma strangers. The list of known dead is as follows: Mrs. John Booker and two children; Dr. Charles Mayer and daughter; Robert Lapish; child of Rev. A. M. Weber. When the explosion occurred some one yelled, "Fire," and in a remark-tho conter of the a blazing furnace. ! The rapidity with which the flames � spread was caucad by the upsetting j of th-3 conl oil lamps used as foot-] lights, by some of the persons on ! the stage who endeavored to allay |the flight of tho "Vomen and child-I ren in the audience. Even tho men C. R. MITCHELL Medicine Hat, the Court Judge Calgary District New at OPERATOR ARRESTED Mao Said to be Responsible'for Wreck Near Pincber Creek Frank, .Inn. I'O.-The Vapor says: W. K. Mullen, tfie former operator at Pincher stnttdn .who is accused of having been responsible for the recent wreck at Brocket in which L. Ormsby lost his flife and others were injured, wns captured Monday at a ranch south of Lundbreck by the Frank police detachment. Sergeant Haslett heard that Mullen was in the neighborhood and sent Constable MacDonnell to investigate. He received a wire from the constable Monday evening announcing the capture. Mtit'en was taken to Vincher Many jumped from the windows and j seemed to loose all. control J. I'\ Boyce, B.A., and The- Kural School as a Centre for Social Improvement by C. II. Russell, .B.A., The Best Type of Buikling for a Hural School will also be discussed with plans and sketches. Kach rural and village school district is- entitled to send a delegate. The convention will be interesting and of decided advantage especially to the ttelegutes from rural schools. The Calgary schools will lie o|ien for inspection and the -Ihiblic and Separate School Boards, of the city are. preparing .some interesting entertainment for the visiting delegate?- MATTHEWS-VAN HECKE (From Saturday's Daily.) Yesterday afternoon at; three 'o'clock, two of the city's well-known, and popular young people were mar-, ried in St. Augustin's Church by Kev. J. S. Chivers. The contraction-parties wcra William Matthews, bf the tirm of Kakin & Malt hews antl Miss Adriennc Mathilclc Martha Van Ifeckc. The bride was nccompaniwC by her sister, Miss Van Hecke, whilo-the groom was supported by his brother C. II. Matthews. DON'T BUY! IN THE ARMS OF THE POLICE Man from Irvine had T. S. Mackenzie's Articles in His Possession hail the (From Saturday's Daily.) John Brown, who claims to from Irvine, Alta., is safe in arms of the police, simply because a slick game didn't work. Yesterday there were several papers stolen from a suit case belonging to T. S. Mckenzie, of the O. W. Kerr Co., while it was in his room in the Lethbridge Hotel. Among others a certificate of stock for $1,000 but because of the company's declared dividend of fifty-five per cent., is-worth about $1,600, and several certificates of stock in the O. W. Ken-Co. While Mr. McKenzie, was in his office, unaware of the theft a fellow came in to try and "cash in" the $1,000 certificate saying that he had bought it from a man for $30 who told him it was worth .$100 and that he could cash it at the O. W. Kerr Co. office. Recognizing his own papers, the owner kept hold of them and escorted the man to the police station. He was brought up this morning but was remanded until Wednesday. �In the meantime he is in durance-vile. f Y V Y f Y Y ? y y ? Y i y t ? ? Y y Y x The Material for yonr shed, barn or house untill youj!_have seen our Ship-lap Finest material on the market at closest "price" yet Carload each of fresh Lime, Wood Fibre Plaster and Cement in stock. Rogers-Cunnmgham Lumber, Co., Ltd. :j: Letobriinje, Taker, Stirling, Raymond, Magrath, Coleridge i $ * A Great Buy Minard's Liniment Co., Limi'txxl. Gentlemen,-I have used your MINARD'S LINIMENT for the past 25 years and whilst,! have occasionally used other liniments, lean safely say that I have nevrr used tuy equal to ycn�rs. If rubb'j-! botWf.:'n the hands antl in haled frequently k vvill never fail to cure cold in the head in twenty-four hours. . It is also the best for bruises, sprains, ate. Yours truly, Q. LESLIE. Dartmouth. Two miles" from town. A Good Half-Section for $9.50 Easy Terms W. R. DOBBIN Dealer in Farm Land* and Lethbridge Properties' Southard Block, Lethbridge, Alta. -' Phone 12* ;