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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 20, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald VOLUME IV. LITHBRIDQE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1909. NUMBER CROW'S NEST LINE TO BE IMPROVED SMOOT RE-ELECTED. The Kootcnay Centra Road To Be Built Winnipeg, Jan. C. P. It. i lajring plans for tho reconstruction o that section of the Crow's Nest Pus line between Macleod and the sunimi of the Rockies, short distance east o Crow's Nest Station, the work cov ering seventy miles. It is expectei that the task will be undertaken dur ing the present year and tenders call ed during February. The aim of the reconstruction is to better man points where the grades are adverse to eastbound traffic. This is render ed necessary by the development o the general eastbound" traffic on thome to enter .the cf the on Bay Company. He was removed o British Columbia, having go >y the Panama route. For he was stationed at Victoria and Stewart's Lake. About the year 1873 he crossed the mountains by-way of Peace River to Edmonton, then the headquarters o he Hudson's Bay Company fur the reat West. Shortly after reaching Edmonton he made a holiday tijp to he east and returned the year after the smallpox raged among the Indians In the fall of 1874; he married Eliza- eth, third daughter of the late Rev. eo.McDougall, the well-known Idetb- dist missionary of the early days. The young married couple took tiarge of the trading post at Lesser slave Lake where they lived for nine ears. Ir. 1883 they removed to Lac ..Biche, where Mr. Young was sta- ioued when the Kiel rebellion broke ut. Those were stirring ij.mes, with Indians weilfling the hatches. The actor: and his family were driven om their quarters and the was ompletely ransacked. 'Twenty-one years ago, ilr. Young ame to Edmonton, where he lias re- ded ever since. For several years was in tho employ of the Hudson's ay Company and seventeen years o was appointed fishery inspector for the Northwest Territories. In 1902 he was placed in charge of the Meteorological station at Edmonton and ho held both offices up to the time of his death. cepting free transportation, even they .are railway officials. if A NEW BLOCK. Jas: A, McDonald has received in- structions from W. G. Ives to pre- pare--plans for a two-storey store and office building, to be erected on Bound St., between the Balmoral and the Oddfellows' Block. KING RECEIVED AMBASSADOR. Jan. King Edward received Whitelaw Keid, the United States Ambassador, at Buckingham Palace' "this afternoon. social. The visit was All Members Join In Debate Regina, Jan. was a reg- free for all in the legislature to- night practically every member, both government and opposition having a say. The occasion of the discussion was the consideration in committee of-the whole of the bills .respecting the guaranteeing of the Canadian Nor tliwn and -G. T. P. bonds. The de- bate on- the whole was entirely fav- orable to the government's proposal, but also as to the. location of the lines to be -j> JIEW SCHOOL D If TRICTS. Marchesscaillt school district been organized, with E, J- Mech- Taber, as senior trustee. A school district has also been organ- ised at Winnifred, with I. C. Free- man as senior trustee. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS. W. J. Currie.. from Ivnox, N. D., came in last night bringing a car of livestock and settler's effects. Michael McCormick, a Sudbury man who has taken up an eighty acre coal claim nean Rossport, intends to de- velop it in the spring. He has un- covered an eight foot seam of prom- ising coal. The Salvation Army Incorporated, is securing1 a charter at Ottawa, and this will be introduced at the next session of the legislature of Ontario to make certain changes required by the new conditions. The incorpora- tion of the Army will give it a stand- ing as a business concern and enable it better to handle immigration and other branches of the work. Eastern buyers are offering 20 cents for Montana wool. A special 'hcspatch from Turin to a Paris paper says that the Duke of Abruzzfr has decided to resign from the Italian navy and to renounce all rank and honors in order to tnarry Miss Katherinc El'kins, but that the king has refused to accept the Buke's resignation. An express train struck a sleigh containing seven Grimsby people re- turning from a dance at Winona, Ont.. and killed five persons, Air. and Mrs. William Nelson, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Teltcr and Gordon Nelson. Yesterday .morning a large delega- tion from the Edmonton Board of Trade waited on the members of the Provincial cabinet with reference to the government's policy of railway extension in the province. The dep- utation asked the Government to take the necessary steps to have rail- way lines built from Edmonton north to Athabasca Landing; north and northwest through the Edison dis- trict and northeast towards La Biche. Vancouver, Jan. following the vote in the Yukon Lowe 3, Black '2. Forty 4, Lowe 3, Black 17, Clark 3. 2, Lowe 3, Black 4, Clark 2. Stewart 9, Lowe 1, Black 11. Con- 0, Lowe 7, Black 21. 6, Black 18. White 8, Lowe 127, Black 49. 1, Lowe 37, Black 4. 552, Lowe 142, Black 244, Clarke 126. Old Inn 22, Lowe 13, Black 30, Clarke 21. Lowe 14, Black 29, Clarke 16. pulpfe-or Congdon 19, Lowe 3, Black 36, Clarke 15. 104, Lowe 25, Black 50. Lower 23, Congdoa 91, Clarke 27, Lowe 27 Upper 24, -Congdon 4, Clarke 21, Lowe 10. Dominion Black 15, Congdon 60, Clarke 9 Lowe 17. Congdon's election is con- ceded by over 200 majority when all returns are in. A NEW SENATOR. Ottawa, Jan. Ratz, ex-M.P. for North Middlesex, lias been appointed to suc- ceed late Senator Merner. He is a German, as was the deceased Senator. HEARST AGENT ARRESTED. Guthrie, Okla., Jan. a war- rani sworn out by Governor Cha N. Haskel, charging conspiracy defame the Governor. Scott Ma Reynolds, attorney and special agei for William E. Hearst, was arreste tonicht. A FIERCE FIRE BROKE OUT ON A CRIB PRESIDENT'S SALARY. BIGGER SUCCESS THAN FIRST NIGHT Darling Of the Geishas De- lights Another Big Crowd St. Augustin's Hall last night, on the second of the "Dar- ling of the was packed to the doors -with a very enthusiastic and appreciative audience, and from the moment the rose., till it dropped at the end of the opera there xas a persistent round of applause. 1'hc presence oi so many prominent citizens who thought the production worth attending two uigiils iu suc- cession was particularly L ratifying to ill'concerned. Mr. Allen's impersonation of JVaogi, the Brick President, was a clt-vcr and veil sustained interpretation of a >-ery difficult part: _Mr: May, who ooked the part of the old nurse Aoi, to perfection was if possible more lappy in his role than on the open- ing night- Murisaki (Mrs. G. Rogers) received i well merited encore for her song 'Starless is the Night ana Dreary." ioth Murisaki and O Hari San (Miss Jawden) rivals for the hand of Kao- jai, gave snap to the performance by ,heir spirited acting. The chorus of eishas girls sang brightly and tune- ully throughout, and nowhere was this more apparent than in the chor- LIQUOR MEN WANT LAW ALTERED They Don't Like the Of Bars Edmonton, Jan. deputation representative of-the liquor interests of the province waited on the Gov eminent -this morning to urge reme dial liquor legislation. Especial dig favor was shown towards-the tea hour closing law, which has been in operation throughout the province since last July. A request was made that the Licensing Act be amended to extend the hour of closing bars to 11 o'clock. TK3 interview with the Government shows that the liquor men will take up the cudgels with the moral re- formers, who have also presented a list of petitions to the Government-. The liquor meu will strenuously op- pose the petition of the moral re- formers for a simplified local option law with a majority vote. During the last few weeks petitions were -circulated among., hotels, and was largely signed by hotel men and commercial travellers, protesting against the suggestion of local option law with a majority vote, and regis- tering approval of the existing li- cense system. HOCKEY PLAYERS HURT AT PINCHER us "As a Man He's 'Unique." The 'Girls From the Wireless Conybeare and Southard, made the hit 'of the evening in their duet "Kiss by and were re- plied again and again. Messrs. Bow- man and Sourse will have special rea on. to remember this catchy number. Miss Elaine Conybeare as Ki Ku" San captured the hearts of the audience in icr very engaging scene, with he amorous Teddy Bear. Uneymi Mrs. S. Jackson) again entered into he spirit of her part and her sweet nging much appreciated. the men's voices in the second act it pleasant contrast., and the ROUGH GAME BETWEEN MAC- LEOD AND PINCHER CREEK RESULTS IN SEVERE INJURIES TO PLAYERS. Macleod, Jan. Greek beat Macleod in a league hockey match Monday night by 6 goals to 1. McArthur, the Pincher goalkeeper, WHS a marvel, and while Macleod peppered shots in on him time and again, he was able to keep them out of the net. The match, while not ex- ceptionally rough in the playing, was characterized by several severe collisions between players. Ormonde, of Pincher Greek, and Spud Murphy- came together, and Ormonde had two ribs broken. Cully Lawrence had a collision, too. with the result that his nose was broken and several teeth removed. Will Extend To the Landing lay co'.Jld- not proceed until they too ad contributed an encore. Crojack's solos were exceedingly ,-ell received, his burly form match- ng so well with his really magnificent oice made him the beau ideal British oatswatn. We think that Mr. G. E. as Lieut. Ratline has the besr song in iliv Opera, and no one who heard his rendering could wish to have it ia more capable hands. In every particular the performance of Tuesday showed a distinct advance on that of Monday, as was evidenced by the applause which greeted every. number from start to finish, and reached its climax when, at the fall of the curtain vociferous calls were heard for the author. While Mr. Co- nybcaro hesitated to respond ttoire were more calls for the composftr, Mr. Chivers. Both appeared on the stage together, and acknowledged the com- pliment paid them by briefly speak- ing, each modestly attributing the success of the production to the other and both expressing the hope of being able to collaborate in the near future. Our Reeling is that the present work is worthy of being heard in larger circle than is possible in Lethbridge. And Thirty Workmen Were Drowned At Chicago Washington, Jan. United States Senate yester- day adopted the amendment increasing the salary of the President to includ- ing travelling expenses. Chicago, Jan, is know that thirty men were drowned in a tempting t'o escape from a fire whic destroyed one of the intake cribs Lake Michigan off 73rd St. todaj The crib is on-.- that was establishet by the George W. Jackson Company contractors, and is a mile and a ha but in Lake Michigan, and connects with the shore by an aerial tramway Early reports stated "that nearly sia. ty men were working on the crib the fire broke out. HOUK RANCH SOLD. Kussel Baker, a gentleman from North Dakota, has bought the acres familiarly known as the ol( Houk ranch, nine miles north of Ma grain. The price was in the neigh borhood of ?14 per acre. Mr. Bake will devote his attention to the de velopment of the coal mine on the property, while his son will manage the Jarming The dea was put through by Weber Bros. OLD TIMER DEAD NEAR CLARESHOLN 'assing Away Of Edwarc Bawson, A Fanner At Lyndon Claresholm, Jan. Daw- on, of near Lyndon, is dead. He vas one of our old timers, and. had pent the best part of his life in Western Canada. He came to Mani- oba from England about thirty ago, and settled at Birtle. On rriving at Fort "Garry enter- ained by the governor of the Hud- on's Bay Company, and then: .pro- eeded west across the prairie to iiirtle. Like others, he suffered lanitoba from failure of crops, and isheartened with that country he ame to what is now Alberta, and ound a location in the Porcupine s, where he has since lived. De- eased was authority on pedigree tock, and on hie first arrival ia anada brought with him some ughbred horses. At the time of his e'ath he had long left behind the un- ortutiate experiences he had met ith in Manitoba, and was ranch- ng over ail area of acres, own- ig 700 head of horses and ome of the horses of excellent cali- re. Deceased was much respected y all who knew him, and possessed n old-fashioned courtesy rarely met ith nowadays. Probably Mr. Daw- on died as he might have wished die, for he took ill as a result of chill 'caught while riding over his oiid, and died after a day or two of Iness. He thus may be said to ave died in harness. The funeral ook place from the English Church ere today. At the annual meeting of the Board Trade W. Walsh was elected presi- ent and 1. L. Wannamaker vice- resident, with C W. James as sec- tary.-. Inspector Camies read an inter- Edmonton. Jan. D. Mann, sting paper before the Literary So- vice president of the C.N.R.. recently of the English Church dealing with the institution of the Mounted wrote the Athabasca Landing Board of Trade that the line would be ex- of thg {orce from the time they. were tended if a guarantee for the bonds raised in tho Eagt-in two divisions, could be .secured from the federal u their arTiV5li jn port Garry, and subsequent journey across the plains to the neigh borhood of Macleod and vcrnment. Tho Minister of the In- terior expressed himself as favorable to the guarantee of bonds and prom- ised to do all he could towards se- curing the bonds. CURLERS IN SCOTLAND. Edinburgh, Jan. ice fail- ing today the Canadian curlers, who arrived here Sunday, were given a drive thro'.ijih tho "Walter Scott" country. SENATOR CHEVRIER NOW. Ottawa. Jan. Hor- ace Chevrier, ex-M.P.P., bank- or. of St. .Boniface, Man., succeeds the late Senator Ber- nior in the Senate. Lethbridge. Subsequently the lec- turer answered several questions as to matters cropping up in the Icc- FI RE AT TOLEDO. Toledo, 6., Jan. fire last night caused damage amounting to about The heaviest losses were to .A. Brown, Egar and Hull Book Company, S. Fliesmann's cafe, Scotch Woollen Mills, Knafl's jewel- ry store, and the Hudson Dry Goods Co. BOOST THIS IDEA ALONG Send Amateur Performers To Compete At Ottawa HILL PLANNING INVASION OF CANADA Great Northern Still Haul Eyes On the West W. C. Ives has addressed the fol- lowing letter to the I hope the author, composer, stage manager and company will pardon me if I make suggestions in regard to this production, from a purely business point- of view, as a resident of the city. Fortunate circumstance enabled me to be present at the first and second nights, and the only criticism 1 haye to offer is one of unreserved cort- gratukition to the author, composer, stage manager .and members of the company sit the result they have achieved.- But, Mr. Editor, it is generally ac- cepted, as a legitimate and success- :ul scheme of advertising, for cities i the West to draw attention to hemselves by' sending, from time, a brass band 'or team, to other parts of Canada, for the pur- pose of entering competitions, taking place from time to time, and at this irne, I think it would be' well for is to remember the competition nrhich takes place annually, for the overnor-General's musical and dra- matic prize, at'Ottawa. I understand the chief criticism iffered by those in charge of that jompetitioa is the absence of orig- uality in the productions of the com- petitors, and I believe if the author, omposer and stage manager of "The )arling of .the Geishas" would get ogether, and from the result -of this reduction, revise and improve hey would not only stand an excel- ent cbknce to take the Governor- JeneraTs prize, but would also give publicity to the city of Lethbridge nd Southern Alberta that would .be f matt-rial benefit, and a great sat- sfaction to those of us who remain ere to cheer them on. on Back Montreal, Jan. situation as regards J. J. Hill's threatened in- vasion "of western Canada, as an- nounced from "Winnipeg-, is understood by railroad men to be th.e same as it was before the general depression in- terrupted the activity" in railroad con- struction. Mr. Hill had considerable property in Winnipeg which was in- tended to be used as terminals for the new lines tnat were to be built rom the border up to the city, under charter., which: to be obtained by: certain promoters. Parliament has nor, yet granted the charter; and nothing done to give par- ticular effefct St. Paul, Minn.. Jan. dent L. W. Hill ofthe Great North- ern railroad, when asked regarding the truth of the report that the Great Northern would invade Winnipeg and extend its line west through Manito- ba to the coast, said: "It has been knowii. for some time that we have acquired about 000 worth of property- In Winnipeg, also that we are asking a charter from the Dominion government for the right to construct a line from the Canadian boundary into Winnipeg, a distance of about -70. miles.- It is not true that we to build a- to; -St. Paul and Minneapolis, for we already run -to the Cana- dian boundary-from here.' As to the western extension in Manitoba, we have had construction work going on for a, long time! There is real- ly nothing new at all." COM ING TO STATES. Many- Italian Laborers Leaving tarth- quake Washington, Jan. That one- quarter of a million-of Italian labor- ers, most of them from Sicily and Calabria, will leave their native land within. the coming four months, prin- cipally for the .United as a result of the recent earthquake, is the remarkable claim made bv- im- porters of New York city in a brief filed with the House Committee ou ..Ways and. -These importers declare that the lemon, raising of Italy will lose nearly workers as A result of the earthquake. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS. At a Jewish" meeting in the syna- ogue in -the interests of the Zionist JJ. Stone, chairman of the oronto Zionist society, advised a pro est against -the proposed daily Bible eadings in the public schools of To- onto. Mr. Justice Latcbport has grant- d a winding up order against Chand- Masscy Company of Toronto on 10 petition of Bank directors for Total liabilities are gi- en as Capital paid, beinjr impaired to the ex- eat of Herbert G-ranviUc Temple, manager the Traders' Collection Agency, as fousd dead in his office in the ew York Life Building, Montreal- It as a case of suicide. Boundary Liberal associations have ndorsed J: D. Spense, Greenwood, r a vacancy on the bench in the ourt of appeal of B. C. In generally well informed political rclcs. it is common 'talk that Dr. Jj. GRA88Y LAKE COAL. Grassy Lake, Jan. Grassy Lake coal has come into great de- mand in the Province of Saskatche- wan, and already the Saskatchewan- Alberta Collieries, 'Ltd., have orders on hand for their entire output for the remainder winter and UGZT. summer. The Collieries are in- creasnig their staff daily so as to increase their output to supply the growing demand. They have ;i slight difficulty in obtaining cars. It would assist "them "materially if the C.P.JJ. would place an agent .here as at present the coal is billed from Bow -Island; A NEW .POST OFFICE. A new post office will be opened at Prairie View, formerly the Scot- tish Stores, on Feb. 1st, J. H. Wat- son will be the postmaster. Mails will leave Prairie View on Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 and will ar- rive at 10. o'clock. The stage will leave t-he nity at 11, ar.d reach Prairie View at 1 o'clock. New Bridge Ready In July ture. The lectxire was the first- of aj.T. Lcmieux, MX. A.. 'for Gaspe. and series which the society will have. Everybody is pleased with the balmy effects of the chinook. Busi- ness was very dull during the ex- treme cold weather. It is suggested to place a fire wall in the front street. A chartered accountant is to audit the town books since the incorpora- tion of the town. It is said that a larger council chamber is to be got. If this is so then there will be more encourage- the townsfolk to attend the il meetings. (land. Ore., Jan. Governor CSiiinberlain was elected U. S. sena- tor today, It is not unlikely that the new C- P. R. bridge will be completed and ready fbr traffic in July. J. Gunn and Sons have only three men? piers to build, and expect to complete a brother of the postmaster-General, Hon. R. Lemieux, will enter the Pro- vincial Cabinet of Quebec, as succes-' operations next mooth. sor to Hon. Adelard Turgepn. j Dr. Peter Macdonaid, ex-M.P., Wingj ham, has been appointed postmaster at.London, Ont. A PECULIAR FRATERNITY. Chicago, Jan. formation ro- A new collegiate institute cently among Bohemian residents of institute will be built at Port Arthur! this city of- a cremation society has Ont. 'Jed indirectly to the revelation of a It is reported that jsome of the .medical secret of. thirty-one years' settlers in Conmce and O'Connor! standing; A score of prominent phy- townships, New Ontario, are suffer- sieians and surgeons admitted they ing considerably from unusually are nicmbers of the TJstion Fraternity, severe and prolonged cold weather, j society having for its object tHf J. J. Hill, Great Northern Railway dissection of the bodies of its mem magnate has sent a check for bers after death and cremation of to the Friends College Building Fund the remains afterwards. This weird at Newmarket, Ont, is of national scope. ;