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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 23, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta IISsssS VOLUME M. TEe Letkbridge Daily Herald LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, JANUARY 23, 1909. NUMIER WANTS EVERY MINER IN UNION John Mitchell Gives Publicity To His Ambition Sad Death Of Young Irishman Indianapolis, 1ml., .Jan. Charles A. Bookwalter opened the United Mine Workers' convention. When .John Mitchell- arrived today he addressed the convention and said: "The man, I do not care who ho is, that lays violent hands on this gi eat organization will have to answer that act. Settle your difficulties here and then hack and let every man do his full share in building up this union until the time will come when no man shall mine coal in this country unless he belongs to -the un- ion. This was my dream, my ambi- tion, it is my dearest wish. What concerns me now is not the possibil- ity of going to prison. T am con- c'ernod abc-ut this union. A GLOOMY PROSPECT. Naval Conference of the Powers Not Likely to Bring Forth any Fruit. London, Jan. is a grow- ing impression here that the powers will bo unable to reconcile their dif- ferences, and that the Internationa: Naval Conference, which opened here last month, is doomed to fail, ure. Great Britain is working des- perately to prevent, this, and she put off the evil day by cancellin, the meeting called for this morning, after arranging that the committee shall take up of tech- nical subjects only. The committee meetings will be continued until de- finite instructions may be received by the delegates, who insist that the views of their Governments shall pre- vail throughout the deadlock. The American delegates are included in ihis group, for they, acting on in- structions from Washington, refused t particularly to concede anything on the question "Continuous Two young Irishmen, Mclrvinie bj name, wore brought from Bow Island last week suffering from typhoid. During all the cold weather these two brothers have been batching in a tern, and it w.mld appear they were in direct need. Johu Mclrvinie was taken to the where he died this morn- ing, his brother, who is now very ill, having to wait for a bed, which he is only now able to take upoif the de- parture of hi.s brother. Father Van Tighem is conducting a service at 3.30 o'clock tomorrow in the Roman Catholic Church, and is undertaking the cost of the funeral, as the deceased boy has no relatives. CALGARY BONSPIEL. Calgary. Jan. the zrand cluiJlenge at the bonspiel here yes- terday Fidler, Palmer, Miquelan and Savage, all Calgary rinks, have reach- ed the eights. CANADA GETS HALF THE FLOW QUEEN IS SAID TO BE VERY SICK Queen Alexandra Has Severe Case Of Influenza EARL GREY'S SUCCESSOR London, Jan. is learned that Lord Northcote, former Governor-General of Australia, will .succeed Earl Grey as Governor-General of Canada. Lord Northcote is married to a daughter of Lord Mount Stephen. Chicago, -Jan. special cable io the Daily Xews from London, says: "Queen Alexandra is seriously ill. She has iK-en confined to her room for a fortnight and to her bed for a week. At first the trouble was merely a cold in the head but it later develop- ed into a severe case of. intluenza. Thy cjuee.il is constantly attended by two physicians and most of the time her fever has been high. Her sufler- ng is said to be extreme. Her rua- esty's immediate entourage is deeply A NEW C.N.R. LINE. Edmonton, Jan. the ex- tension of the Canadian Northern from For.t Saskatchewan along the southern side of the river, through Strathcona, to the rich coal districts OT the Brazeuu, will be accomplish- ed next summer, appears to be borne out by the developments-, of the past few days. DAN MANN HAS NO KICK TO MAKE Quite Satisfied With Government's Proposals WHITE STAR STEAMER STRUCK Boston, Mass., Jan. White Star str. Republic, rammed by an unknown vessel, is in distress off Xantueket. The. Republic sailed' from. Ne.w York yesterday for the with 220 first-class --passengers on board. At 8 a.m. the following wireless message was re- ceived at the Charleston navy yard: "The. revenue cutter Gresham, Bos- steamer Republic is in ciis- and sinking; latitude 40.17, longitude 70." The Gresharn left here immediate- ly for Nantucket. While in bad con- .dition the Republic is yet able to keep afloat. The steamer Baltic, of the same line is in wireless range, will hasten to the Republic's assistance. Of the Water In the Disputed St. Mary's River London, Jan. Times states that under the waterways treaty Can- ada gets half the flow in the St. Mary's river. The question of gen- erating power on the St. Lawrence river, near Cornwall, has been specifically dealt with, the new commission having full power to dea] with all unsettled questions, subject to ratification by Washington and Ottawa. The treaty lasts five years. Thp Times declares the treaty to be an 1'ininently -fair one, and praises the work of the Waterways Commis- CITY AND DISTRICT. Pat Walsh was last night released from the Barracks and left the STIRLING NOTES Stirling. Jan. John Sy Geo. and John Oler, were in Magrath today on business. A large attendance were out to the Literary Society last evening to hear the debate between Anderson and Pet ersoh. The judges were Messrs. Hol- mari, Steed und Brown. The result was a tie.' Many other numbers were executed. Mr. Ja.s. E. Brown .has gone to Lethbridge on business. lany of the young people went to Raymond at the opening of the roller k at ing rink. The Board of Trade are holding a general meeting on Saturday evening at the meeting house to bring up sev- eral propositions before the people. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Hardy have gone to Cardston -and Magralh on a visit to the latter's parents. The Misses Seely and kelson are visiting friends in Taber this week. The snow is about gone from the country side. It makes the farmer think of the fast approaching spring. The townsite is being finished by the surveyors, the stakes being now all laid and the drainage being looked into. It. is expected that a large boom will he taking place here this spring. Many of the business lots are expected to be built upon in the near future. city for a point in the east. Dr.J. K. Barratt. Inspector of In- land" Revenue is staying with his daughter.. Mrs. C. Wood. H. M. manager of the Crane Ordway Co.'.. Winnipeg, is visiting Mrs. J. E. Lethbridge for a few days. Mr. Agncw is making a trip through the west and says he notices a great change in Lethbridge since his last last trip of last spring. Mrs. Jno. Cantinrwas yesterday taken very seriously ill, the result of an -accident received two years ago in falling down stairs. A successful operation was performed last night which has resulted in the alleviation of much pain and the probable s-reo'Jy recovery of Mrs. Cantin. "The" Cry of the Blind will business was transacted in the Leg- Hold's subject tomorrow islatiire yesterday. TO BE THIRTEEN NEW SEATS Prediction Of What Redis- tribution Measure Will Provide (Special to The Herald.) Edmonton, Jan. routine SCHOOL BOARD MEETING. A special meeting of the School Board was held last night to receive reports from the Supply Committee, inspectors and principal. The report presented by the chair- man of the Supply Committee inform- ed the board that the furniture had been -ordered as per the expressed wish of the last meeting. A discussion then arose upon the reading of an estimate from Messrs. Smith Bros, and Wilson for the maple flo.'iring that it is proposed to place i' i the playrooms of the new school. It was considered a very necessary item. The matter was left with the architect. Vacuum cleaning was the next point, as it i-s believed this is the most successful and cleanly way to :leal v.-ith the dust of an up-to-date scho'-I. Nothing was decided upon this, however, the board asking the secretary to write Ellis and Cannery, f Toronto, for particulars and quota- tions. This ended the meeting, the board not meeting again until the last Tues- day in Februarv. FIELDING STfLL IN PARIS. London, Jan. W. S. Fielding is still in Paris, and has cancelled his booking on the Allan line steamer which sailed for Can- ada toiiav. LETHBRIDGE TEAM LOST AT MACLEOD Fast Hockey Game Between the Senior Team Score 5-4 GOING TO THE DOGS. Why Ift your poultry go to the dogs when, by visiting the show on February 2nd, 3rd and 4th you can learn something about the manager nH--in. of thf flock. J BUSINESS MEN ENTER A PROTEST Co the Passage Of Any Anti Japanese Legislation In California he Rev. Win. evening in the Baptist Church. Pray- er meeting at 10.30 a. m. Forenoon service 'H Sunday School and Bible class 3 p.m. The Baptist church is on the south side of Red path St.. four blocks cast of Round St. A cor- dial invitation to all. .Rev. Martin .Bergh will preach to Scandinavians in the Bautist Church, D. Mann, of tin- C.N.R.. inter- viewed the Cabinet today. It. is understood the redistribution impure will give 38 .seats in the next Parliament. The session is expected to last about four weeks. Women's AuxiMinry of St. Augns- Rcdpath St.. at 4 p.m. on Sunday. tin's Church will hold a social nftcr- 1 This is Mr. .Bergh's second Sunday service during his visit to Lethbridge Lost Sundav nearly fifty of his fellow noon, Monday 25th, four to six, irf the Parish Hall. Two interesting pa- pers will be read on the Laymen's coumrvmen "listened to his address I Missionary- movement and the Tricn- San Francisco, .Cal., Jan. tiong protest, against the anti-Jap- legislation has been .sent to he members of both Houses by the an Francisco business men, who re- returned from an extended isit fi Japan at the invitation of arious Japanese commercial organ- zations. The protest is conveyed in letter addressed to the Speakers of lie House of Representatives and of lie Senate, and to all members of nth of the Houses. "During our visit to says he letter, ''we ascertained that the Irnporor and the Government of npan art- netnsr in absolute good regfivdiag the restriction of apaneso immigration to the United fully believe that any ciion by the Legislature which is irected at the Japanese residents of lie rity will be taken as an affront by the entire Japanese nation. The Oriental trade on passage through the ports of this state -has assumed Iji'ge proportions, and is likely to be seriously crippled by such proposed Wo therefore respectfully request action on any of the bills that affect the Japanese people be deferred indefinitely as being un- wise and injudicious. FIVE PERSONS KILLED. Johnstown, Pa.. Jan. at a speed of nearly 50 miles an iiovsr. th'3 second section of the St. Louis express, on the Pennsylvania, which left Philadelphia-at 4.30 yes- terday afternoon, crashed into the first section, which had with an accident at. a point between South fiod Suminerhill, as "Running Ground." with terrific force early this morning, killing and injuring five passengers, Mr. Crop ley. who is at the hospital, it is hoped that oven more will nial at Ottawa. All members and although seriously ill, is a little bet- present tomorrow- ex-members will be made welcome. ter today. The Lethbringe Hockey team met their Waterloo at Macieod last night by the small margin of The game is said to be one of the most sensational ever witnessed in that town. Both teams put up a better class of hockey than they did on the occasion, of 'their previous meeting and Lethbridge. JMacIeod's line-up was a. new one in many respects. Lethbridge also had a changed team. Mar.leod worked in a ringer who did a great dea.l of efTeotive work and figured largely in their victory. He went under the name of Lee but his real name is said to be Bawlf. The usual number or penalties were- paid by both -teams for occasional roughness. Xone of the players were- hurt ser- iously however. Murphy scored Macleod's first goal four minutes after play commenced, by a long shot from centre. Ten min utes later his team, through Bawlf, alias Lee, scored the next, after Loe, who lagged offside throughout the game, stopped the puck, which had been shot from the Macleod goal to the opposite end and shot it into the net. Cook soon after scored one for Lethbridge and in a short while deliv ered another of the same kind after a pretty run up the ice. making the score a tie. The excitement of the large crowd of spectators at this time grew great and at. .three minutes from half time when Macleod teami scored another .coal, cheered their team to the echo. At half time the score stood in Macleod's The second half was oven a i-elter exhibition than the- first. The teams played with great determination end checked each other hard. Lethbridge tied the score by a pass from Sin- clair to Matheson. who cleverly sccr- ed. Mack-od eight minutes after- wards took the lead again by anoth- er goal. Shortly afterwards McGillis went through the Macleod defence with the puck and scored. Both sides were playing with equal ability within five minutes of J'ull time and it appeared as if the game would end a tie. However a ininute afterwards Macleod rushed the puck up to the Lethbridge g-oal and, des- Edmonton. Alta.. Jan. proposals which the Rutherford Gov- ernment have made to us are entire- ly satisfactory, and the .C.N.R. are perfectly willing to proceed with the construction of branch lines through- out the province in accordance with the -agreement said D. D. Mann, vice-president of the Cana- dian Northern, who arrived in the city early this morning, to the cor- respondent this afternoon. Mr Mann is accompanied by the gen. tral manager, Mr. H. Macleod, and Colonel Davidson, Commissioner of Crown Lands, in connection with the railway. They leave in the af- ternoon for the south, and will pro- ceed to the after stopping off a siiort time in Calgary. Calgary, Jan. .Canadian Northern Railway Company are quite satisfied with the proposals made by the .Provincial Government, and will proceed with the construction of branch lines throughout the province. The above is the statement made hy D. D. Mann, vice-president of the Canadian Northern, who arrived in Calgary last night in the private car Athabasca. In the party were the general manager, Mr. Maeleod, and Col. Davidson, Commissioner for the Crown Lands. When asked what line the company intended to build Mr. Mann said that he considered that the Government should an- nounce what lines they wanted built. "However." he said, "among the iirst to be constructed under the pres- ent agreement will be the branch to Calgary and one to Athabasca Land- Miner Suicides At Michel B. C. (Special to The Herald.) Michel, B.C., Jan. 22. Simon Michale., a Hungarian miner, about 40 years old, committed suicide to- day by hanging himself by strap suspended from a door knob. In letters found on a table in his shack he assigned the. cause of his death to unhappy family ties and craze for drink. He leaves a wife and four children in the Old Country. A coroner's jury will investigate the case tonight. COLORADO'S BIG SNOW SLIDE Lives Of Many People Likely Been Lost EXPERIMENTAL GARDEN. Calgary. Jan. C.P.R. Irri- gation and Colonization Company in- tend to lay out a ten-acre experiment- al plot.at Strathmore. Two acres will be planted in strawberries. Other small fruits, such as currants, goose- be fries, etc., will be experimented with, and the balance of the plot put in vegetables. F. W. MORSE SPRINGS A SHOCK Grand Junction, Colo., Jan. Four men were killed and more than a score had narrow escapes from death, when a fifty-foot high aval- anche of snow swept over the Camp Bird mine at Ouray late yesterday. The four' men were talking in the cook house, when almost without warning the thousand tons of snow, By Resigning ly From the G.T.P. Service ing.'' Mr. Mann did not say whe- ther the line south will start from Vegrevillf or Vermillioa, or be art extension of the line from a point the Regina and Prince Albert line, of which a considerable distance already been built and a-further distance surveyed. Mr. Mann would- not discuss the' question of terminal facilities in Calgary, nor the- question of a union depot with the C.N.R. and G.T.P. Montreal, Jan. was caused in railway circles today when the announcement was made by Pres- ident Hays of Grand Trunk Pacific that" Frank W. Mcrse had tendered his resignation as vice president and general manager of the new transcon- tinental. Mr. Morse is at present on board the Campania bound for a three months' cruise in the Mediter- ranean. He left here last Monday and Ixjfore going placed his resigna- tion in the hands of Mr. Hays. At the same time he prepared a state- ment for publication with instruc- tions that it was not to be given out rocks and dirt came upon them, in its awful rush down the mountain They were hurled into the earayon and covered with, snow. It will be mud summer before their bod- ies can be recovered. Caught in .the steep mountain trails by the which "raged all day, are eight six-horse {teams and the Camp Bird bullion stage carrying. in gold and' many It is feared they -were, killed by the slide, and great anxiety is felt for their safety.. "Dad" tof many a wild ride through the mountains, and one of the best stage drivers in the West, heard the slide when it started. He was driving a stage filled with' people, and the horses were plunging along at lop when he-recognized the sound. Instantly he threw all-his weight on the brakes, and. succeeded in stop- ping the stage on the :very edge of the avalanche. Two of the leading horses were cut off by: the mass of snow and debris, and carried .down the canyon, hundreds of feet below. MARINE INVESTIGATION. Ottawa, Jan. report of Justice Cassels, giving the results of his investigation" into the charges against; the officials of the Marine .Department, was laid on the table of the House today by the Hon. Mr. Brodeur. The report, "which covers 200 typewritten pages, gives a sum- until his ship had left Xew York. This j mary of the fourteen large volumes arrangement was carried out to th.o Of the evidence covering the admin- letter so that even officials of the istration the Marine Department. Grand Trunk Pacific had of not the the JAP COUNT TO LOSE HIS TITLE pite Henry's wonderful skill at the net, succeeded in squeezing in a goal, score in Macleod's "9 making the Engaged To a Member Of Royal Family But Was Married Victoria, B.C.. Jan. 23. New brought by the Tso Marti that was the nobility of Japan were much exercis- ed when the steamer sailed regard- the disgrace into which young Count Todo, son of the Grand Master of Ceremonies and former Envoy-extraordinary to Austria, had fallen. The exposure came with the breaking off of his proposed marriage with Princess Kitasirakawa, of the Imperial family. It seems that dur- ing his student days in England the young Count married an English lady secretly, and on his' return to Japan left the lady in England. He quietly registered his marriage in a remote district, and immediately di- voiced the English wife, "Japanese moving then to his home dis- Every player on the Lethbridge j trjet. registering as an unmar- tearh played exeeodingly well. Cook man. A marriage was arrang- T-Ienry and Maveety distinguished slightest, idea that ivlr. Morse contemplated resigning. London, Jan. the resignation of F. W. Morse, vice- president of the Grand Trunk Paci- fic, it is rumored_ that Sir Charles Rivers Wilson, president, of the Grand Trunk Railway, will also ten- der "his resignation to the Board of Directors. BAD San STORMS IN CALIFORNIA. Francisco, Cai., Jan. rain and wind storm which has" been, raging in all sections of California ?or almost two weeks seems to have spc-nt its force. As a result Stock- ton is inundated, Sacramento isolat- ed, and practically all train service in the north is at a standstill. WOODWORK BURNED. Strathcona, Jan. the result of the fire at noon Thursday, which completely destroyed the woodwork casing of the water towa, 125 feet high, the iron tower now stands out in all the bareness of its skeleton PANIC IN A THEATRE and themselves throughout the game. Winkler. Mathcson and McGillis play- ed between the Count and the Prin- cess, to.which the. Emperor consent- ed. Then his previous marriage leak. ed their usual fast game and young i Sinclair of the Intermediate team, displayed the makings of a comer for a permanent, position on the senior aggregation. Shanks. .'McLaughlin and Lee put up out. and the nobles' Disciplin- ary Committee- have, taken th'e mat- ter up. and recommended that he deprived of the use of his titles A Montreal Crowd Excited When Fire Started Near and privileges of orders conferred upon him. It is a matter to b'e de- cided by the Emperor, but it is thought his Majesty will endorse the recommendation. The disgraced Count is to be retired to his family estate. a good game for Macleod. while "Spud" AUirphy scored two of their goals. j One of -Macleod's goals was much of a -fluke. The puck struck the boards ten feet over the net and unexpected- ly bounced into the jroai. Lethbridge opponents have conceded that the team from hero is capable of delivering the poods, but (hey lack combination qualities, being handi- capped in practice'by a poorly light- ed rink, where it. is almost impossible j darn. Heavy caused HUNDREDS DROWNED. Johannesburg. Transvaal, Jan. 22. wlyto men and 150 natives were drowned today in the Witwa- tersrand gold mi TIP, which became flooded by the bursting of t.hf- to see the puck. Three cars of cattle were Ins-t. night shipped Raymond to C. J. Mar- shall of Hochelaga. the dam to give way. The water from the dam flooded also the lower sections of the town of Elshurg, where many houses were- swept away and thirteen persons were drowned. Montreal, -Tan, ap- proaching a panic reigned for several roinuUss among the audience that crowded the Academy of Music to- night when the woodwork near the footlights cautrht fire, after the cur- tain had been lowered in the third net. Some started to rush up the aisles and others jumped over the scats. Fortunately the members of Ihe Orchestra did not join in the rush but remained in their places and took an heroic part in the quieting of the excitement by commencing to play under the dirertion of their leader. Meanwhile ihoso who were attempt- ing io rush up the aisles were turned back or induced to remain quietly by the more cool headed people. Ufhers wont down the aisles telling the peo- ple to keep their places as there was no danger of the blaze spreading. HE TURNED TABLES ON BORDEN Ottawa, Jan. sessional floodgates of political' eloquence were flung wide open in the Commons to- day. The opening debate of -the ses- brought a heavy outpouring of charges and counter-charges which have been simmering since the elec- tions. The debate was ostensibly ,on the address in reply to the .speech from the throne, but as usual, the discus, sion got.far away from the subjects mentioned in the speech, and ran the whole -.gamut of political issues. Op- headed hy Messrs. Bordeh and Foster, evidently felt called upon to explain just why it happened that they were' still .in opposition, but the attempt proved disastrous. The moral of the election campaign was evidently, lost on them, and the charges, they made against the Gov- ernment today only served to bring more trouble on: their heads. Mr. Bordeh's charge of -wholesale bribery by the'Government, and repetition of the charge that the Conservatives were not responsible for the "duty of the hour' most ef- fectively met- by Sir Wilfrid. He pointed out that Mr. Borden had car- ried British Columbia largely ori the strength of a telegram sent to the Victoria Colonist, and used by the Conservative candidates to give the Opposition leaders' declaration in fa. vor of the absolute exclusion of ali Asiatics. Mr. Borden declared that the telegram published by the Colon- ist was a fabrication, and Sir Wil- frid reiterated that consequently the Conservative members from British Columbia were holding their seats as a.result of deliberate fabrication and misrepresentation. As to the famous "duty of the hour" pamphlet it was pointed out that it was used every- where in the case of Opposition can- didates. W. F. Todd, Charlotte, in moving the address, uttered a ploa for Gov- ernment aid for agriculture, lumber- ing and fishing industries in bad years. J. P. Turcotte, Quebec coun- ty, speaking in French, paid a high tribute to fiarl Grey for his services n connection with the tercentenary. ;