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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 9, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume HI. IMMIGRATION OFFICER'S WORK JOHN FRENCH HAS SAILED Distinguished Party Saw T Lethbridge, Alberta. Saturday, July Speaks Of Chief Gil- lespie's Recent Complaint Charles.Mair, the immigration offi- cer at Coutts, is in the city to-day and called at the Herald office. In the course of a conversation to She subject of the man Moore, mentioned by Chief. G-illespie in the police court came up. Regarding -this'miatter Mr. Mair said Lethbridge being a theiving city, naturally attracts bad characters from all points of the compass, and, no doubt, Mr. G-illespde, whose duty it is to attend to them, is oppressed at Quebec Quebec, July Sir John French, accompanied by Brigadier- General Henderson and Major Watt, left this afternoon by SS. Virginian for England. When General French arrived on the wharf he was met by .Major-General Lake, Col. Pelletaer, D.O.C., Major Howard and Major Houliston, while a guard of "honor of fifty men from the R.C.R. presented arms as the distinguished cavalry general went on board the steamer, the B. C. G. Band playing the na- tional anthem. PORT ARTHUR WELCOMED PREMIER Thousands Cheer as Party Came to the City .Port Arthur, July 8.-Port Arthur INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAPHERS NEXT REV. WM. Guelph, July SAVAG'E DEAD Savage of this city died yesterday at the res- idence of his son, D. D. Savage. De- ceased was 92 years old and was one of the best known Methodist ministers of western Ontario. At his own request he is to be buried wrapped in a Union Jack. turned out en masse this evening to welcome Sir Wilfrid Laurier and his Party on their arrival t0 commence the tour of the West. Thousands of People cheered the party at the de- Pot and through the streets to the residence of James Conmee, where an informal reception was held. The city Ottawa, July Tele- graphers the: Intercolonial Railway, following the ex- ample of similar employees on other roads; have applied for a Board of Conciliation and Investigation. Wages, schedules, and hours are in- volved. v with work. .1 am only -concerned, however, with the case he mentions .of one Charles Moore, who was re- cently arrested in Lethbridge, charg- ed endeavoring to enveigle par- ties into games of cards, and also with giving a drink, supposed to te drugged, to a Carmangay farmer on" board the A. R. i.train at Stir-' ling. At his trial, as reported in your issue, of the 4th inst., Moore stated that "he' came from Virden: -Mont., on Thursday, Cthe 23rd _____. returned to Havre on Friday to get jR" B' Bennett- K-C-, lunior member for a grip he alleged he had left there MAGRATH IS STANDING PAT Will Mix Federal and Provincial Politics Calgary, July News says: Bennett, K.C., iunior membe; y of Calgary in the Alberta Saturday, and had passed the imini- lt is certain tnat he will attend gration officers each time, although 'the Sessi0n of the legislature at least and possibJy- more. This is accorditu he only-had in his possession, and had to buy his ticket to Leth- bridge. It is plain-'that if he back from Lethbridge Mont., in search of a went to Havre, piece of bag- gage, and returned with it to .Leth- is decorated. Port Arthur, July 9.-After spend- g the night quietly at the James Conmee, M. P., Sir Wilfrid Laurier was this morning entsrtun-J ed by an automobile trip about the city. He visited the various indus- tries and elevators, including the dry dock under construction. The trip was followed by a" cruise on the bay m -James Whalen's yacht. Lunch was served on the boat to the Pre- mier and his party, and a number, of prominent citizens. At 1.30 the party was turned over to the Fort j William reception committee. 'The programme for the balance of Sir in the twin cities in- a presentation of a civic ad- dress on his return here late 'this afternoon. In the evening he goes back to Fort William-to deliver a public address after which he comes back here. He'spends Sunday quietly BRAKEMAN INJURED CRANBROOK Cranbrook, July dis- tressing 'accident but happily with- out fatality occurred this morning. W. Harenson, Cranbrook, on the west way freight, while coupling cars got badly crushed and was rushed through to the hospital here from Moyie after examination by Dr. Cof- fee. .He was found to be sufferin- from several badly'crushed ribs, but. otherwise iS in-no-.-serious danger Everyone will >e pleased when "BH- Jie" is up and around again. BONNAR AND ROGERS ARE AHT Hard Blows are Being Dealt in Manitoba Campaign Winnipeg, July A. Bonnar, independent candidate and Hon. Robt.' Rogers are at close grips on a ques- tion of veracity. Rogers declared Thursday that Bonnar had come to him less than five days before and offered himself body, soul and breech INDIAN'S TO GO TO OTTAWA Maintain Right to Hunt and Also Sell Furs Winnipeg, July Indians in this section intend -to take their com- plaint .to" Ottawa in .the matter of re- cent seizure of furs by officials of the Ontario government at MontizainberL A conviction was registered in that case against the agent of the Hudson's Bay Company, who had purchased furs from the Indians. The latter claim that if tne privilege to hunt and sell OVERDEATi OF MINER Man Arrested Whom Corner's Jury Had Exonerated is withdrawn they will-have Frank miners no are very much agi- es, with a government pledge -to if Rogers support the would save him from ignominious defeat in As- siniboia. Bonnar comes back hard says Rogers' statement is an absolute and unqualified lie.. had put it over his If he HANDSOME CUP Wilfrid's stay eludes m this city, D statement of for Winnipeg by the., Grand JJ- Hyndman, an Edmonton ive he must have had more than in his possession when he first crossed the boundary, and in such a quest a properly, "landed would be allowed to Person recross as matter of courtesy. I have checked my list of immigrants record Of this man. and find 'no He, therefore, cannot have come in as an immigrant but as an ordinary visitor. Now ev- ery person coming by the Great Nor- of the light wbo attended the Conservat caucus in Calgary tnis week. In the meantime the speculation as to who will be the Conservative leader goes on apace. Apparently Mr. C 4, Magrath is still .standing pat and" re- fuses to mix Dominion politics with provincial politics. It is now stated on good authorty that he has refused fbe leadersaip of the party in Alberta giv- ing as his reason the ill health of mem- bers of his family which would no, enable him to live in this province. IT is also generally conceded that and R. .3. Bennett Pacific. evening Trunk SCHOOL BY-LAW VOTE ON JULY 25 own signature would have had him arrested. He admits having had a conferece j with Rogers b'ut it was at the soli- citation of the latter and" was ar- ranged by_a third person, a promin- _ ent _ Conservative who was present.. I It was arranged to preserve the strictest confidence regarding the. conversation and Rogers broke that Bonnar insists that Rog- ers urged him not to make a trip through, the "province as arranged, "He said that if I would agree not to do this iie would rather pull Aime of the -field to help defeat him as he was only a peasoup and no -good anyway." Bon- nar refused to consider the propo- sition but Rogers persevered adding that he would telephone Roblnu who was the only man who had control over Bernard to have the latter 'pul- jled out. Bonnar "again refused, but 'then Rogers declared his belief that Bernard-although he was a peasoup. would be'at Bonnar. means of living. They maintain' T tie given to them by a Itiste Loltiert> a mine employee of the treaty with" 'the Dominion -that ante- dated the provincial laws ject. on the sub- tlste, Canadian Coal .-'Consolidated Co. and the incarceration -of "Arthur NEVV MINISTER ARRIVES AT FERNIE another employee of the same Pany charged .wiih. his murder. Beceaux fellow drivers on' the 330; foot level m the Frank mine, and, on- June 24th, JDe- ceaux car tc get swaj from him .which; caught Lobert at the shaft causing injuries.: from a. native Canadian, which he died. on iSundar July 3rd once Medicine Hat. j Prior''t 7 the aw, .pastor of the iMethodtot church has arrived in town and will assume: his duties at once, filling the pulpit of. that church .next Sundav Dimmick comes, from Lewiston Montana, :but is lavin CONSERVATIVES ARE LIKE JEFFRIES Manitoba Campaig-u Was Pany laid information against ceaux. under Mines Regula- tions Act for criminal negligence, and i the case came up before j the peace Disney, .-on j inst.; ;Mr; Moore, "of and Martin of Maeleod, prosecuted W: C. Simmons, for the U.M. Brought to a Close TodaT; _ campaign Trophy Presented to. the International Dry Farming Spokane Oct. 3 to 9, 1310, fay the .Board-of Trade of Lethbridse, as a premium Contracts Awarded For I the faest fcox of Macintosh Red Apples. are out so that this would leave them train from Virden to the boun- Onlv M-' s- McCarthy, M.P to carrv the Conservaave banner. Mr- McCarthy is saying very little in fact nothing at all, but 'it is doubt- ful whether be will accept the leader- ship even if it is offered him dan-, is personally, interrogated, and, under the provisions of the Immigra- tion Act, is or landed, as the case may be. It is essential that every immigrant or person so enter- -mg shall -have in his possession and a ticket to destination, or money, to buy one. There are various ex- emptions which are defined in the Act, such as Canadian citizens, or Persons domiciled in "Canada, coming home from a visit, or Canadians'pass mg irom one part of Canada to an- F1RST JORY OF WOMEN Soshone County, in Idaho, the Distinction Spokane. Wash.. juiy s.- Amiual Bill oi' Repairs A-t a special meeting of the School Board last night .the petition demand- ing a poll on the proposed issue of debentures was presented. It was received and granted on the mo- j tion of G. H. Johnston. Dr. Stewart moved that the poll be held on Mon- day, July 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ONE OF ROBUN's" ELECTION Winnipeg, July elevator commission this completed its first purchase of elevator, which is to be taken TRICKS Manitoba mornm? and over people. for which the purchase morning is located Negotiations for several MURPHY STILL INVESTIGATING Officials Charged With Lending- Money at High Interest Ottawa, July of the printing bureau who do a petty and ueceaux, but the -to-produce statutory proof of the.regulations, and asked "for an ad- journment which 'was -granted. T1 tae meantime died, a cor- July 8l-The Conserva-j oner's ..inquest began at Frank on Practically, wo'undj Wednesday before Coroner F. JVL "of" solicitors up to-night, with the mass meeting in .the, Walker theatre. Three minis- and the four Winnipeg candidates number: of witnesses- haa their say and the -house packed. Premier .a; born optimist was very %e predicted but eight Liberals in the' next House. Looking through a little further -the Liberals themselves seem at least as confident. The Conservatives their organization and with known prowess occupied th of a -Jeffries in f.Tm m, ine a the appearing. A large were examined, majority of them being Frenchmen who could not -speak'.English. _jt lasted- all day "Wednesday and Thurs- day, and; the Jury's verdict complete- ly exonerated Deceaux, Of criminal negligence .the .following being the test of its finding came to JUs said mine car having to accidentally business as money lenders are figur- ing considerably in the enquiry which Hon. Chas. Murphy is making. The suspension of four of them was an- nounced to-day. Two are laid o5 for JJ TJ] I j in the kindergarten scnool elevators situated throughout a weck and two for four. days. __ 3 WA AJ-C1 t.'X I rVt a _ T'TirtTr T. i __ and- >cars .with" expert vote, to contend with. The organization of the Hobliii ment claim that this new vote" will the same. for not providing some means, of communication where- by drivers and loaders'' might warn at the shaft of- cars-hav- go for them. The Liberals fear it T mav Jt ms got beyond control. may uue iwi oi uanada to an-iin Spokane J, other the Statcs. Males _ L_ ing to going t coun- assume farm work, females orado, as report in assume. I m dispatches from assume domestic or sister j women to brother, minors going to married j case, in or independent sister, parent to children to parents, brother or Sisrer, women fn Uniled Stateg_ the wives of two min- son ers m Coeur d'Alpne distnVr or daughter, all with means, of! Bompas and Coutts streets. J H Fleet- i ,T provmce are in ProSTess and will wood, chairman of the bpard, to be re-1 consumated tomorrow, turning- officer and have chargit of the poll. The motion carried. The board took up the matter of re- i They have amounts to been fellow loaning employees little and RAIN FELL AT PINCHER course, to take them to their destin- ation. There are also "non-immi- grant" classes which need not be principals, was tried Kelly, at Wardner, more years -ago. The quarrel before Jud-e than originated pairs to different schools and heating for the kindergarten building. The contracts awarded to G.W. i Pearson for the repairs at and! Hick-Sehl Hardware Co. for tie heat-j ing at provided satisfactory j bonds for 'the completion of the work i were put up. Those present at the meeting were! pincner Creek, July fell Grain Much Better Since day and to-day Was Burned charging very heavy interest. A warn- ing -has been Issued that if there is a repetition of offense, they will be discharged. The enauiry.'is s.till in progress, there being several officials j and others before the minister yester- They claim it is ignorant pur- as the most (2> We recommend that the grade of the south slope be lowered so as and malicious that has ever been waged in Western Canada To say that it has disgusted the moderate people of both parties is to understate the fact. block be placed in when one of the women alleged that j Chairman Fleetwood, G. H. Johnston, j here for Dr. S. Galbraiih and Dr. J. S. Stew- i ncntioned here. But, barring exemp- the others fence was ,ons and restrictions of various and arrest followed. on her ground Kinds set. for in the Act, any U. Hike a Daniel come to judgment itizen, or ordinary traveller of structed his constn-hio art. four at heavv hours this morning four o'clock. It was MORE VICTIMS OF THE CHEQUE ARTIST ADMIRAL KlNGSMIIjL THINKS IT ALRIGHT London, July of Ottawa, who is now in London. average decent appearance, wlio con- propriety, and ducts himself with against whom and who possesses the requi- site of and -ticket, or money But record county. the buy it, is allowed to enter. immigrants only are registered, not j terms and U mere visitors or travellers. There are in J'ur-v- undesirables, at times, no doubt, who ed a exhibit.these requisites and are land- .ed, for inspectors who are not om- niscent, can only judge of strangers by their statements, appearance "and j conduct. Still the examination is as strict as circumstances will permit j ana if Moore passei' inspection he! must have exhibited the requisite' qualifications, or secreted himself so cunningly aK to escape observation. Certainly no one tried card-sharper- ing between Virden and the Bound- ary Passengers do play cards on the train now and then for pastime, hat eard-sharpcring would be speedily' detected, and the culprit ejected. AS my inspection ends at the Boundary I asked Mr. Burkitt, the conductor of Ihe train from there his constable to impanel a jury of 12 women. L. WhitseH, form- i erly an attorney at Wardser, and i 1 -ge arsons were counsel in the case, which created a lot of merri- I ment because of -the utter lack knowledge bv th BQHE BOA! of I (not a heavy fall, but an insistent j one with two good showers. Perhaps lit is unnecessary to add that the j country looks wonderfully refreshed I in consequence of the rain, bur a two AE5 TD n A fa" would be n'ecessaf7 to Or IKADIi area. o. in this district _--------- out, and i-his last show-j Fernie, July S.-The Board Wil1 no doubt it along some extent at least, in i says that he is looking forward hope- fully to the development of the Can- adian naval policy. Two more firms tims to the cheque artist, it is a man who wrote cheques in favor of stock. such a position7 as to stop runaway cars before ar- rival at a point may be injured. (3) We recommend that the man- agement shall acquaint all men work- ing in the shaft as to who is, in fact, pit. boss, to whom men may have fallen vie- make reports and from whom they' This time must take their instructions.. And two I taat tbc rules regarding the hand-'1 out MacKay and signed them with crude USED AX-HANDLE TO COLLECT WAGES attempt at forging the name of L. F. Bonnell to them. Whether the man's name is James MacKay or not is not known but that is the name of the payee and endorser on the himself, Jarnes ling of cars be printed in -both lish and French and be posted .in conspicuous place. The jurors were Harvey Murphy, dry goods merchant, John Robertson, mining H.- Rob- cheque and both names are the same ens> Bookkeeper Richard :McGowan and in the same handwriting. The j furniture dealer A J Blaise'- pro vision merchant, and S. F. Lesser July Board made an innovation to s duties of persons sit-L, However, they return- j which is a matter of j a committee of ladies and gen-; Ridge district annals of Shoshone j Clemen to arrange a programme forcing during the electrical storm (the annual banquet oi the board !last' A holc which is was SENT GREETINGS TO COLONIES to take place on August j roof an'd a first. X0 liquors are to be served p The -u pants were all stunned and did not the ladies are to participate in the banquet and the carrying Out of a i most elaborate program. Invitations; will be sent to members of the boards other recover from the shock for two Three davs. of M. Celebrate a most cWable time is anticipated. (Special to the Fernie, July a bush laborer, employed at the camp s struck by and Boisioli> near storm of placed under arrest torn in the att.orr.oon by the provincial PODCC and has been remanded for glass mirror _rAr ML preliminary hearing next Monday, upon a charge of assaulting J. Z. Kerr, bookkeeper for the firm, and j causing actual bodily harm and other- j wise injuring Mr. Kerr. Mr. Kerr came to vesterdav forged signature is also clearly in the same writing. By the time the [.police were notified the man had two days' start and the parties in Craddock Viner's grocery store where lie cashed a cheque for and the A. Macdonald Co., where he obtained ?30 could not give a of him. H probably gone for good. or WAS CON TTED to Leth- bridge, if he had seen at Stirling, or j any other point, any card-sharpers, or any rase resembling that of man Harford or Hancock. He he had not, and that such a could not have happened on train without his knowledge. (Continued on Page Six) the said thing the Chamberlain's Birthday London, July a dinner of the Unionist .M. P.'s to celebrate Chamber- lain's, birthday the following rable was sent to Sir Wilfrid Laurier and rho orher overseas premiers: in of i SLIDE NEAR KENORA from a severe cut across the j The board has also asked the city council for a grant to assist it making a display of the products. this district at the Spokane Inter- Ont., July 4.30 national exposition management of the in October. The Spokane exhibi- "on has granted space for an exhibi- of the products of this morning the westbound freight- ran into a track slide at War Eagle, five miles east of here. The engineer fireman jumped, and no one was greet- mm of their prime ministers.' cna-v and the East Kootcnav er .-f personal friends and ad j Associated hoards n mirers of Cfcaroberlain celebrating his birthday, desire to send imperial ings to the colonies Through ;he head, inflicted, as he affirms, by an ax handle weilded by Rioux, and he states that he was hit in numerous places over the body by Rioux, who used the ax handle in an attack upon him resulting from an altercation ov- er wages due Rioux. Kerr went to the Fernie Hospital to have his and it was thought, at firs I that his injuries nave an exhibition representing products of the entire district. it is in conjunction with this that, the. Fernie. board ing. Tno whole dump, one htm- wc're not VC1T serious but later de- i feet long, had slid into the lake, show him i0 be in a rath available men are at work bring- or scri'ous condition, the doctors not the and move- is act- the gap together, and expect ed the line will noon. Passenger the Kenora local are be ready this train No. I, held at after- and allowing any one t-o see him. ted for trial by Magistrate Tram, two sureties in each being accepted. Provincial Auditor A. W. Goldie .tesri- fied that Srauffer's booKs showed a Keen interest "is being taken-'in the case by the whole of District 18, U. M.W.A., and particularly by the of- ficers President Wm. Powell, very President Clem Stubbs and Sec- s j retary Carter, as: the company main- tains was bad blood be- tween Deceaux and Lobert, and that Deceaux allowed the car to escape i aesigncdly. The fact that Deceaux TOS a strong union raan, while Lob- ert was non-union, has added bitter- ness to the inquiry. The evidence brought before the coroner's just clearly established the accidental na- ture of the accident, and the danger- ous condition of the mine which led to the riders added to the verdict; and the fact that the company im- mediately after the accident lowered the grade on the track where the ac- cident happened, would also lead to to Jfor Showed a Shortage of Several Thousand RegiTia, July B. Stauffer, late, 4tw sheriff of Arcola, was today commit-! view that Deceaux "waVnot shortage of on ora. Twenty-five G. T. R. truckers and Ken- j checkers at Brantford are on strike The evidence of C. J. spector of les that Stauffer spite of the. coroner's and jury's verdict, Deceaux has been arrested by the Mounted Police at the insti- gation of the company on charge. murder- HP was incarcerated In yesterday appeared before. used money coming in from to coxvr up ourswiadinar deficiencies or a? public prosocmor put by sysisnwii- n.' bing Peter tc pay P.-njl. Justice of the Peace j w_ ham, who remanded his case for eight days at the request of ater taken there to await trial. ;