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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 2, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. II- LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, JULY 2, 1909. NO. 170. HAVE GIVEN UP ELECTION PROTESTS MAY BE MURDERER OF GIRL MISSIONARY No" Person On Hand When Judge Called the Cases NV-.v York. July cuniplt-ti; idf'-ntificHtioii has 1---01I impossible, th'jiv appears be a strong probability that ijK.y of- a Chinaman, found this evening floating in the Hudson River, wa.s that of Leon Ling, the murderer of Elsii- Sigel. The man's height, weight and gen- eral appearance tallies but the body was nude and had been in the water more than a week. A thorough examination will STRIKE IS SETTLED MEN BACK AT WORK i NEW YORK'S MAYOR FIRES POLICE CHIEF Macleod Agreement Shop Conceded No Discrimination Calgary. July due and proper yesterday afternoon, Mr. bo necessary to fully establish opened court and called the j identification. of the election cases, winch hej-, been assigned to try here at i date. The first case to be called was the -test that had b--en entered by John j Irvine of Calgary, against the t-lec-1 of M. S. McCarthy, M.P.. of Cal- _'arv. -The petition declared that Mr. iV.rhy and his supporters had been j of any number of atrocious acts that- the election law had not boon in a single respect in the Do- election By it there seemed to i..- no question that the elocti-n had j 2_The bigegst the verv blackest in the annals I ..i corrupt elections. known in Cobalt broke out Mr. Justice Stuart opened this in a res_tao' case there was no person present.! rant of.Joe Lee, Chinaman, on Haiky- Jn due form he waited for the peti-ibury Ro.sd, destroying buildings on tior.er or his legal representative. But J cf the strect for half a HALF-MILLION DOLLAR FIRE AT COBALT (Special to thf Herald.) ner, B. C.; June offi- cers Of the Western Operator's as sociation and the United Mine Work- ers of America, met here at noon to- day and signed an agreement which will send them back to work at Can- more, Lethbridge, Royal, Leitch, Hill- crest, Bellevue, Lille, Coloman and Hosmer mines immediately. The agreement completed today is the same agreement which was negotiated at Macleod hi March and carried with it the open shop, both parties agreeing that there shall be no dis- crimination either by the company or the !iK-n against union or non-union person came forward. Without] v.-ry much more delay he dismissed the' case on account of lack of evi- dence, and now in his seat. The same thing happened when mile, total loss being estimated at half a million dollars. One man., for- (Mr. McCarthy id j eigner. is known to have been killed in an effort t) check the flames and it is reported that one other also met called the Macleod case. No pers >a vhils sis were injured.- appeared, and that petition, terrible children are missing. Bailey- bury and New Liskeard. fire brigades came up on special trains. Three thousand persons are homeless as a result of the fire and the whole city is in a state of consternation. Toronto, July despatches from Cobalt says the fire is still spreading and that only'lack of fuel can stop the devastation. as it appeared in the arraignment. also dismissed, and Mr. il -iYun was next safe in his seat. An the same thing happened in c''.mection with the petition against Mr. Magrath in connection with the elation in Medicine Hat. And while Mr. Justice Stuart dealing in this Avise with tie election petitions in Southern Alberta, Mr.Jus- lict- Beck was dealing in the sasno fashion in respect to the p.-ti- lion's against Mr. Oliver in 'Melntyre in Strathcona ind Dr. Clark in Red Deer. And these incidents lead one Ji-'ve that this is the ac very successful saw-off. fco- of a Biggest Shaft In All Canada men. After three months of idleness and the loss to tiie workmen of at least half a million dollars of wages with its attending loss to the operators and public, the miners resume work at the same terms which were offered by the operators and accepted by the men in 'March last but rejected by Frank Sherman who forced the strike at a time when all interested expected peac-i'. Tlit: atmosphere has, however, been cleared and it is expected that industrial peace will prevail in coal mining centres of eastern British Co- lumbia and Western Alberta for the next two years. The agreement" signed by the op- erators and the union is practically the same as the Macleod agreement. Tin- chief uvuble was about the pre- amble, ex-president Sherman propos- ing a preamble guaranteeing an ab- solutely closed shop. The preamble as accepted reads: "Whereas the benefits to be derived form an industrial contract depend altogether upon the fidelity with which it is carried into effect. And whereas it is our earnest and sincere desire that any agreement made and executed by and between the representatives of the miners in District No. 13 and the' representativ- es of the Western Coal Operators' As- sociation be observed :iad carried out in its entirely and that all controvers- ies arising under this agicement shall be agreeably and definitely settled. It is therefore mutually understood and agreed that the following condi- tions and rates shall govern the par- ties hereto for a period ending March 31st, 1911, and that the'Parties here- to will meet in conference thirty (30) days prior to the expiration of tin's agreement" to discuss a renewal there- of. Management of Mine The right to hire and discharge, the management of the mine, and the direction of the working forces, are vested exclusively. in the company and the United Mine Workers shall not abridge this right. The agreement makes the usual ar- rangement for the settlement- of any dis-putvc. It provides further for a joint committee of three (Operators i and three majority of the j whcle committee being required to set- tle any matter referred to it. This committee is to meet every three j months and if it can-not agree is to appoint an independent chairman, j Work must be continued pending in-1 vestigial-ions, 'but. the 'right of thjj miners to suspend work if the op- erator does not accept the committee's finding is recognized. The companies give the -United i Mine Workers of America full reeo-_r-1 nitiou and concede the check-off sys i tern and grant the right to miners to I employ check-weighers. The miners do not prohibit the em- j ployriu-nt of Chinese provided they j aiv paid the scale waces. X-.'w July of the most drastic upheavals in Nvw York's police history came today when Mayor Mc- Clellan summarily removed Commissioner Theodore A. Bingharn for insubordination, after the latter's refusal to comply with certain orders is- sued by the mayor yesterday. With General Bingham'.s re- tirement today went several of his closest advisers and the leading supporters of his re- gime. As head of the new re- gime., the Mayor appointed Wm. F. Baker to be deputy commissioner. DNKNOWNMAN FATALLY HURT t I Team Ran Away and Man Was Thrown Out ON THE TRAIL OF A HOLD- UP MAN j The closing hours of Dominion Day j witnessed an accident which has re- j sited in the death of an unknown jman. About 10.30 a team ran away dov.-M tho Macleod Road hill with men in a buggy. About half wjy down one of the men was thrown out and, so seriously injured that he I died" about half past one today: The other men were found farther down at the bond around the river. They i were cut up and bruised but not seriously injured. j The horses in their mad career nearly into Phil Davis who was The agreement is signed by William Ashcroft, B. C., June was driving up the hitl. They went gal- president and A. J. Carter, brought into town this afternoon that loping across the bridge meeting R. E. S.. Wimesides, secretary of the itho Cariboo road while on his way j ntonj the Baroness Road barber. He i home, by a desperate looking indi- j followed them and with Mr. Davis Operators' association. The Herald will publish the agree-! vidual, who in some respects tallies merit in _ full in Monday's issue. k-ith the description of the murder- er of Constable Decker. A posse of ing to work on Fridav. FLAG RAISED ON THE NEW PUBLICITY BUILDING The miners are free to go back to J work this morning. Quite a number, of men went to work but it will notjfifteen mounted me" started in pur, be pussible to get really to work immediately. The man says he fore Monday. Many of the miners i stumbled onto the desperado while the have a superstitious objection to was lying down behind some bushes. He had the appearance of a jman completely exhausted. He drew j a gun on the rancher and said: "Are .you the man who killed my partner {in I The rancher's reply was: "No, I- f am on ray way work on a ranch." The hold-up man advised him to going." News of his capture Canadian Club Conducts Patriotic Demonstration --Eloquent Ad- Ury expected dress By Dr. McRae, Of Calgary Lethbridge Man Slightly Hurt of the was most rov- The forty-second birthday Dominion of Canada ally celebrated in Lethbridge yester- day. All day long the proceedings were such as to make better -Canad- The No. 6 shaft being sunk by the, iang as tbrough thfi day. A. R. I. Co. will be the biggest, events that called up feelings of de- shaft, in Canada, being 22 feet square I votion to the country and" empire, outside the timbers. The tipple will-. In the naming the event of the day be all steel and the power house will be of brick and cement, all 'being ab- a small wreck a couple '..of miles north of Macleod yesterday afternoon about 3.30 o'clock, when I '.vert train No. 1413 got into a mix-up. Fireman Gibson who lives here, was injured and his wife was sent for. He was not very seriously injured. Agreed On Judge Winter S W. C. Simmons and Colin Macleod tiii representatives respectively of th miners and the Canada West Goal took place, the hoisting of-the-flair on the publicity building with the at- tendant parade and the address by solutely fireproof. The company has Dr. A 0 MacRae spent over on the shaft, which will cost half a million before it is complete. The company expect to ship between 300 and 400 tons a day from the shaft this win- ter. Jerked Down Stars and Stripes The parade lined up in front of tin- Caledonian Hall on Glyn street, Maj- or Burnett, as rnarshaU and the Citi- zens' band lead the procession. The battery of Field Artillery under the command of Major Stewart came next and was the object of a great deal of interest. Major Stewart deserves I a great deal of credit for getting the j battery together on such ver one which Canadians might well feel proud to celebrate for on that day years ago, the Dominion of Canada came into being. The speak- er eloquently told of" the dif- ference between the Canada of Con- federation and the Canada of today. From an insignificant colony Canada had become a nation, a highway of Big Land Rush Due Next Week mere money-making atoms, whether! these provinces are to us merely so i much real estate or a country dear to! _________ us as a native land. If we. hitch our j waggon to our star of destiny and j There will he a land rush of follov went down the hill, hey found the first man and came to the second as Mr. Hincks came up to him. The wounded man was taken up town and the one seriously injured was taken. t0 the Hospital. The other two went on walking to the railway construc- tion camp across the river: The injured man was unconscious when taken up and remained in that condition until his death. No one knows who he is. He is apparently a Slav about thirty years of age, 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighes about 0.60 Ibs. He has black hair and a dark moustache. His fingers are marked with cigarette stains and ;his hands look as if he Tiad not been working for some time. He was not broken up at all and was evidently killed by an injury to the spine or brain. The city and mounted police "are putting forth every effort to identify the man who is now. at Addison's undertaking porlors. n, our future is beyond proportions on iromiay mom. 1 At h 11 vi ITQT-I I reach of human ken. Dr. MacRae urged -his hearers to re- sist the unhallowed course of mater- empire, the eldest daughter in her ialism and to flf thg inveterate mother's house but. in hpr J-_T, There was some little excitement on the -street yesterday over a nag incident. N. H. Murray, of the Alex- Co. on the Bflard of Conciliation to andra Cafe, in decorating his place investigate the difference? between the company and the men, have made a joint recommendation to the Depart- isK-nt of Labor that Judge Roland Win- had placed the Stars and Stripes with several Union -Jacks, giving the latter the superior position. A coupl notice and for the very excellent ivay in which the batteiy conducted its manoeuvres. Following the battery A. Tilley had the speaker of the day Dr. ManTtoe, with W. A. Buchans president of the Canadian Club, W. J. Wade, president cf the Sons of England and James Kelly president of the Caledonian Society in his au- tomobile. In order came the members of the Canadian Club, the Sons of Englishmen did not like to see the England, Captain Home and his ter b? appointed the third member of American flag flying on Dominion; s Pipers' Band, the Caledonian AN INDIAN STUDENT SLAYS BRITISH KNIGHT e Board. He will be chairman. The pay ami jerked it down. It occasion- J Society, Old Timers, the veterans Board will likely sh early next week. a good deal of talk, j "f the South African War and the West Rebellion. Tho fire bri- gade brought up the rear. The pro- cession marched up Glyn St. to Duf- ferin street and thence to Round street and on t0 the postofficc corner to the square. The Flag Raised Tho Canadian ensign was raised- on tho publicity building by Mrs. W. A. Buchanan and J. L. Man waring, sec- retary of the Canadian Club. As the flag unfurled to the Alberta breezes, the band played God save the King. Tho battery of field artil- lery then fired a salute of twenty-five guns. After the band had rendered the Canadian National Anthem, "The Maple Leaf the crowd of between two and three thousand gave three cheers and a tiger for tho flag. London, Eng., July A startling '.ioublo. assassination of a political character occurred late tonight US the conclusion of a public ga- fring at the Imperial Institute. An dian student, whose name is not cwn. shot and killed Lieutenant o1- Sir Wm. Hutt Curzeori Wyllio Dr. Cawas la Lada of Shanghai. gathering at the Imperial Insti- jtute, a building devoted to Indian land Other colonial functions, was "At to Indian students. It warf nearly eleven o'clock and musical programme was just con- when a middle aped English conversing with a young tho ini'antim- c-.'inmoti-'n. A doctor in the hall came funv'ird and knelt, at the side the I Englishman and said nothing could J bo done for him. At this moment it was cli.-coverod that the victim was Curzoon Wyllie. Then a stately wo- ng dress came from the sec what the disturb- ance was. Looking at the recumbent figure siio said, "Poor fellow." She knolt down -i -d as she looked closely at the -lisrirurod lace, a look of hor- oapxl eyes., and she clainvd: "ft niy It was Lady Wyllie. who had left her husband only a fow minutes before. A croup of men. nonrby were holding ian student, when suddenly the tho other victim was ptivo drew a revolver and fired four j cronum? on the a lew ranis with the greatest rapidity at Englishman's head. Then came Another shot and a sixth, which struck elderly Indian gentleman, stand- a few yards QTI, who foil, wounded the side. The assassin was seized, in the struggle got, one hand It is not enough to speak' of the greatness of Canada and 4ier resources and progress. The resources were here before -we 'were and the progress was inevitable. We must seek for the truth concerning our land; all else would be but empty bombast and fol- ly- "Here we said the speaker., 'vast lands, great forests, wonderful mines. The first impression a strang- er in Canada receives is of its great width but its depth is just as won- derful. "With its great length, depth and fertility Canada is a country capable of feeding and maintaining as great a nation as this world has ever seen. It is impossible for prophet or seer to foresee what is in store for Can- ada. It is beyond the power even of a Fourth of July orator. It will surpass the dreams of a Napoleon or an Alexander. "Whether Canada will have a his- tory known and road of all inc-n de- pends upon God. upon you and me. and succeeding generations. depends' on -whether we ;nv pio- neers of the' path cf empire or men-; followers of fortune, leaders o- men or bragging that follows prosperity. We need to adopt and follow the true ideals and principles set for us by the deaj Old Land, to set honest deal- ing above money-making and con- science above commerce. As Hon. jtlie tease was given. The land is in. j ing when the land office opens. On that day there will be ten or twelve sections of land thrown open for en- try between Island and Burdett. .This is land the lease on which was recently relinquished by the South Alberta Land Co.. which took over Forks Cattle Co., to whom Entries Increase For James Bryce recently said, traditions are to a nation what habits are to an individual. We must labor for noble traditions. A country's future depends upon its big men and the vigilance of its people. "Have we inspiration to undertake to go after this great- he asked. "Above us floats the flag that has braved the battle and the breeze for a thousand years. Forty-two years ago the fathers of confederation stood beneath that flag stained with the blood of the motherland spent for and Besides this land there will be opened two whole townships along the Milk River near Bad Water Lake. Bold Robbers Made Big Haul Fort Francis, Ont., July ed robbers entered the bank of Nova uioua 01 me motherland spent lor Scotia here todav and held the freedom, lor law and order, for the derks ,vith Thev ot Use New Block For An Hotel The P. Burns Co. block on the corner of Round and CuHerin streets is to be a three storey building and will be built for a hotel. There will be fifty-four rooms, with hot and cold water and twelve private bath- rooms. The dining-room will seat i two -hundred and fifty people. The In introducing the speaker of the j block will be equipped with electric day. Dr. MacRae, Mr. Buchanan spoke of the difference between the Canada of forty-two years ago and of today. elevator and every modern conven- ience. When complete it will be the best equipped in Alberta. v rj man to eain his oread, iawav tjjousand or union Ot mother and daughter of lice f Uons ior the land whose far flung search'of th, robbers. battle-line carried ireedom to the far- with ten thousand dollars in ,re now out tbest parts of the world, for God and empire. -Our inspiration is in the flasr.' Sunday street Hold it sacred. It is blessed by tho years that are gone, by the blo-xl of Kelson, of W.-lie and of Brock." i The work of a citizen is not thai' of a parish p -litician or an ist. The present interests must bo looked after but we look to the' fiuur.j ami dc-stiay Qi the country.! We are facefco with awful jtriK-i glos for purity protection." i "If I understand aright the through th 'Canada for the contin- Calgary is likely to take a vete on The entries for homesteads at the Dominion Lands office continue to in- crease in number. During June there were entries for 291 homesteads, 203 yte-emptions and 11 purchased home- steads, a total of 506, as against 280, 157 and 1, a total of 438 in May. In June, 1908 there were 294" homestead entries. 1111 19 On Advancing The building permits, 60 in n.umber'i totalled during June. This is smaller than the last two months but there are several blocks such as P. Burns Co., J, Donnan and Bryan blocks .which will start at once. In fact the excavation for the first has alread commenced. The total for the six months of. this year now is MONTANA BUFFALO PASSED THROUGH CITY city enroute to the re serve at Battle River at oleven o'clock llj.o iJU Hill significance. It is not Xorth versus A TC'rJ" bn01 was South in the province, nor East t-lc to allow West, in our one town a change of engines. against, another but all for Canada, j M. Ayotte, who has been placed in Every stop taken by one is for m-ry charge." stated that the journey has other one as well. Wo must not made without the slightest mis- ter any fooling of one'portion apainstjhap so far. The animals are fed at another. all stand together and'intervals and since loading no trouble make one of the mightiest nations the in anyway has occurred. world has ever ?een. Then Alborta was not in existence HP i On the ground floor will be stores, a province and the progress of Can-! It. HVl< -hat X. H. Murray, the ada had been the same as in Alberta, proprietor of the Alexandra Cafe, ''I wish I could jspf-ak of the future.- carrying one hundred and ninety buf- of Canada. I :-oe onc of throe futures 'fulo. llr. Ayotte Asays that about one for us, independence, political union hundred and eighty wore left behind, with tho re-public to the south of us This is accounted for by the fact that and Imperial federation. The train of Buffalo weeks they will hove joined those that have preceded them at Battle River. Thirty men were employed-'in the round-up Mr. Peublo's foreman who is accompanying Mr. Ayotte to Wain- wright was once a rider on. the plains of Alberta. The work, as might be expected was dangerous at times. A couple of horses were killed and one of the men nearly lost his life. The chief difficulty -was encoun- tered in transporting the buffalo in crates from the corrals; to 'the rail- road. In making this thirty-five trip some of the animals broke the crates and escaped. Tho train consists of fourteen cars Tho Canadian Club was also spoken; will rent the upper two storeys, the j iast of and the fact mentioned that it if j basement and one store which will i am ro sf not only for native born Canadians j constitute the hotel part of the build I stand foi the rnon were unable to use the big 'corral. A stream ran through it and tho buffalo would swim down stream revolvers, a twelve in-i- but also for those wh0 had come from and n carl boar- other lands to help build up a Can- ing Murray's ideas have been the '.Dhiriaeri." ndian nation. placed the revolver to his fw-1 and pulled tho trigger. It click- j. that tho had! his written documents; vcnsonr? for thc: the invitation to ,speak on thus received by you. Our aim should and escape. When driven into the __D..................._______ ___ be ns the poet has expressed it to be, small corral the animals would fight follower largely in the plans for the {'Daughter, in my mother's house, but and s-me of the smaller ones were Thrt Tviii in in my own." killed so that it was impossible on Dr, MacRao's' string, stirring and this account to drive the whole herd j eloquent address was heard int0 the enclosure. However, the work !building. Tho building- will cost ithc neighborhood of Dr. MacRae Speaks MacRao after acknowledging i Two street cars for Calgary's by the large assembly and re- of founding up the of the service have arrived. They will harmlessly as it empty. (Continued on back page) ?Aid that Dominion Day was i likely be' operating tomorrow. pc-ritediy punctuated by hearty np. herd will bo commented at once, and ARMY OFFICER SUES CITY SOLICITOR Ottawa, Ont., June imperial anny officer, stationed has entered action for against City Vrfty. This rabbit thieving case before magistrate on. Monday, in Graves was accused by 3 Solicitdr Taylor j___ the outcome it is expected th.at ih 'the course of theft of a rfclbbit valued r i ;