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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 27, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald VOL. II. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, JULY 27, 1909. CRETANS WILL JOIN WITH GREECE Letter About Discrimination Make Bold Their De- termination To Take This Step C.meu, Crete, July The Greek been' run up at the fortress aii' I thu Cretan Militia Barracksjiore. As tlir evacuation of the International troops was only completed yesterday On 'tans lost no time in testing the disposition of the powers, who have promised Turkey that they vvil protect her viirhts. The outcome of lliis assertion of the Cretans' deu-r- imnation with som After to join Greet: concern.. is awaited more than seventy years of the utmost continuous insurrection tin- four powers of Great Britain, Rus- sia, France and Italy intervened in Cretan affairs and in JSiJS constituted the Island witii the adjacent Islets, an autonomous state under a high commissioner of. the powers, subject to Turkey, but .paying, however, no tribute to that countrv. Will Lay Lot Of Spur Tracks tho time of the settlement of th between the curators and did miners in this district a mutual understanding was reached 'between the parties with inference to the cj.ues tion of discrimination and it was agreed uhat the witnesses to the sig- natures attached to the agreement should wriu> joint leftter to the Min ister of .Labor setting forth the fact that, this mutual understanding 'was effected and to be binding upon both I parties and that the ilinister should be requested to have the same publish ed in the first issue of 'the Labor Ga- zette. This letter appears in this month's JLabor G-azette and is as fol- lows: C., June 30, 1909 To the Honorable, The iMinister of Labor, j Ottawa, Ontario. j Toronto, the accordance with an agree- occupied the SET GAS WELTAflRE TO ENTERTAIN DELEGATES Medicine Hat Gives Canadian Municipal Lights a Great Reception Lieut. Governor Extends a Welcome On Behalf Of Province NO. 191.. Died From Blood Poisoning From the Herald's Rei-.resenta.tive.> j And after the -applause he stated that JIat, July ninth Medicine Hat would yet occupy the annual convention of the Union of Canadian Municipalities opened in .Medicine Hat this afternoon in the council chamber Of the city hail. The room was elaborately decorated with Hags, bunting, flowers, grain and mottoes. of 2Mr. Ward then briefly reviewed the (Special to the Herald) Thigh Hill, July M. Car- ry who lives near Thigh Hills met with a sad accident the other day day when she stopped-1o pick soir.e- thiiig- off the iloor hear the stove when the sleeve of her dress caught the spout of the big teapot and tipped it over. The boiling contents scald- ed her badly. But she is improving rapidly. ,._ Canada league. He in the closed Mrs. Hess Smith left here about a history of the struggles which the jvear ago on a visit to California, has taken, up for the protec- !1Icr has received word jthat she hurt her hand on. Julv 5th Ot public IIP sr.romrlv I DWTAMITEDA MANAGER'S HOME while washing a granite sink, a silver a e sn by placing the city at the command urged that no municipality grant any of ffranite entering her hand, result- o! the visitors. franchise without it be fully protect- ing in blood poisoning, and she died ment entered into this date between district No. 18, United Mine Workers of America., and the Western Coal Operator's Association, to which ag- president of the union chair and introduced Lieutenant-Uoverno-r G. H. V. Bui- yea, j who declared the convention open. A Reply From the East In reply Mayor Hope well of Ottawa, eloquently spoke of the increiased op- timism he had since seeing the west- ern country. The vastness of the western country has nut been impress led upon the youth of the laxid. He ed and that governments be not al- j three days after. The doctors had lowe-d to grant franchises to corpora- called but nothing- could be done tions without the consent of munici- i palities concerned. At the instance for her. An accident, happened somewhere, for His Majesty's niadl did not arriv of the Union, the Dominion govern-! at Thigh Hill from Stavelv en Fri ment had a'dded to the Railway Com- 'day, July 23rd. Hence the mail did that -hath ears to hear can hear the (mission a man of wide municipal ex- :not IeaVe Thigh Hill on Saturday In his opening remarks, His Honor these rear reement, we are the witnesses, to tHe expressed his pleasure in performing I signature of both parties, and carry- (this dutv of welcoming the delegates i i-n__ o i ng of the millions coming to is not now the the people here ng out the following: more especially from the east of the ol but what to do with them when t. is to the signature of the Great Lakes to an Albertan city. Ke agreement, to write a letter to the Wizwl that there was a great dis- Labor, stating, "that the itance between the east.and the west! settlement reached was based on the land for that reason those from the j wil1 understanding, that it is distinctly (far east .are always welcome. West- pro b- houses will they Supt. C. S. Maharg of the C. P. R. has given the Herald information that the material for the track-lay- ing on the Lethbridge-Macleod cut-off and tlie tJarmangay branch is coming in rapidly ami that track-laying will probably commence next week. Al- there are about lifty men work- ing in the Lethbridgu yards laying switches and yard tracks. There will be 125 or 130 men employed in track laying when the work across -the river starts. The company will lay a lot of spur traces as ior the indus tries in and around the city. nderstood and agreed between the >arfies, that there is to be no discri- mination on the part of the com- panies against union men, or on the Part of the union men against non- union men employed and that it is agreed that the same 'be published in the Labor Gazette." Kindly have the above published in the Labor Gazette and oblige, lYour obed ent servants. (Sgd.) T. E. James, (Sgd.) Hamilton B. Fuller. A HOMESTEADER GOT SIXTY DAYS ern Canada will play a larger part in the development of Canada. It is therefore necessary that public men oi the east should have a proper idea of the resources of the west. This cannot be done except by v the places. -Merely travelling- over the railways can not give adequate idea as railways do not always go through the best land. He hoped, the dele- gates would be able to see something of the country. He noticed a recent authoritative bulletin saying that the west would this year produce 280 million bushels of grain. It can; easily be shown that the crop does not occupy more of the agricultural than five per land available. j idea of ttie possibilities of the West. He spoke also of the cattle, gas, coal There is no branch of that comes so closely in touch with the life of the people as does munici- pal government. He thought, the convention should have a sort of jyje_ thodist testimony meeting that the experiences of the various municipal- ities might advise, inspire and pro- tect others. Mr. was in Calgary twenty-two years ago when its first council was elected and he gave some amusing incidents in con- nection therewith. Mayor Chisholm of Halifax also re- plied. He too confessed of having loo small on idea of the west and saw here the home for millions. In [comparing the difficulties to be met by the various councils he saw a dif- A STATUE FOR D'ARCY McGEE Ottawa, July statue D'Arcy Magge, the distinguished poll tician and poet who was uisnssmate iu Ottawa, will be placed in the rnos prominent .situation in the capital on a placo that is to be created or that place which will be bounded bj the post office, the new Grand Trunk hfrtfl and tlu- new station. MAKES GERMANS HAPPY Berlin, July German newspapers publish from time th with unconcealed -gratification the British Dominion i.s reluctant to follow up the suggestion made by .English Imperialists that they should manifest more, solid interest ia thj navy niaintuined for'the defence c: tiie British Empire. Steamer Is On the Rocks For Stealing Sack Of Oats From a Taber Citizen ncult orto for the western cities in Plus will give with forei POSSMJlhtifK Af t.Vlja Wjlct I At this juncture after an invitation and other resources. The development of these resources j from New Westminster had 'been read j inviting the delegates to visit that city on their trip and also to hold. (Special to the Herald.) Taber, Alia., July little apprehension was felt in the last few .luys that the heat and drought would ex; detrimental to the filling of the .ate grain, but all such gloomy fore- tadings" were dispelled today when a icavy rain fell for about four hours, vhich practically assures the farni- -rs of a crop which will all grade No. Win. Kelly a homesteader from lorth of the river was up before J. P. ..-lytoii and Inspector West the thvr day for stealing a sack of oats rom S. Ervine. He pleaded guilty nd was sent to Leth bridge for sixty ays at hard labor. Mr. Colin McCorrnick, reprosenta- n our mail service. statement and secretary Lighthall '-------------------_ _ read his annual statement which with President Ward's address were all ad- opted. About sixty delegates are n atten- i dance including many others, besides PREMIER DIDN'T ANSWER Premier Asquith Not Ready to Make Reply London, Kn-r.. July the following who have r T m______.Asquith was asked in the Commons J. J. Ward, controller, Toronto; W. D. JUg-htha.il, ex-mayor, Westmout Que.; W. H. Kyle, mayor, Brockvjlle; Ont.; J. W. McCready, city clovi., Frodericton; Jos. Chisholm, mayor, Halifax, X.S.; John Derbyshire, m-ay or, Maitland, Ont.; H. E. Oillis, city clerk, Calgarjr; Koht. Lee. u ayt r. yesterday afternoon if the government naval programme included offers of battleships made by Australia and New Zealand, but he deferred answer- ing until he could consult his colon- ial colleagues. the Commons Edmonton; A. E. Elliott, representa- >'e-sU'rda-v> Premier Asquith stated that tive, North Dumfhries township, Gait A11 Retl has not Ont.; C. M. Arnold, city engineer, -'6l' in removing many dif- Le-thbr dge; H. L. Mclnnis, alderman, wilh which scheme attend- Edmontoii; J B. Deschamps, mayor, ed but to assume Lachine: W. H. Keary, mayor, New 1 tnat these prove insuperable. A Lively Episode At Glace Bay-Damage Not Great Glace Bay, N. s., July dy- namite explosion early this morning damaged the residence of Manager Simpson of the Dominion Collieries and --vis heard miles away. Polic-i were sent in pursuit OT the perpetra- tors? but failed to find them. Jt is thought that the explosion was only intended for- a scare as the dy- namite could have been placed to do more damage and perhaps effect the inmates of the house. WANAMAKER'S SON WEDS London, Eng., July -27.-Rodman Wanamaker. son of John Wanamaker, of .Philadelphia and Violet daughter of Eugene Guido Gruger, of New York, were married this afternoon at St Margaret's church, Westminster, by special license. Extraordinary efforts were made to keep the affair secret. Bad Potatoes Cause Of Typhoid I'rovincetown, Mass., Julv "hat the outbreak of typhoid fever Xo convention could produce great- Municipalities as a means w c inf iun.ii, UHJIILU, uiias. reeve, er benefits than this one here today, j against cor- M w s ford Ev j crops all over the country are look- mu. _ i porations. ,._ ._. n __, T Westminster, B. C.; G. W. Robinson, secretary-treasurer, .Lethbridge; J. V. Bayne, deputy municipal commis- sioner, Kegina; W. P. Archibald, Do- j minion Parole Officer, Ottawa; J. E. Hopkins, mayor, Saskatoon; G. A. j Alexander, deputy mayor, Saskatoon; i Hugh C. Carson, city auditor, Sas- i katoon; T. J. E. Campbell, jnayor, j Lianigan, VV'm. McBride, ex- reeve, Portage la Prairie; Chas. Jeff- j rey, alderman, Portage la Prairie; J. A. F. Bleau, mayor, St. Boniface; J. G-. Harvey, controller, Winnipeg; John MaciliUan, Voncou- j ver; R. C. Cochran, reeve. Oak River, j Man.; W. S. Harrison, controller, To- I ronto. Ont.; J, H. McGhie, alder- man, Toronto; C-has. E. Ivens, reeve, I THERE WILL BE A GREAT HARVEST Attorney General C. W. Cross Speaks Of Alberta's Crop Prospects cr the men of the United States Battleship fleet was due to- -bad pota- oes was the official verdict of a na- va! physician on the supply ship Cel- tic today after a thorough investiga- tion. As a result of the examina- tion of the hundreds of ban-els of tu- bers in the Celtic's store rooms sixty per cent, were condemned and today were dumped overboard. There are four cases of typhoid on the Wis- consin in addition to the fourteen ta- to tho naval hospital in Chelsea by the Maine last week. The Wisconsin is quarantined. The cities are growing larger and se- j veral in Alberta have trebled since the formation of the province in 1905 The work of Building Up Cities and supplanting them with, public utilities such as light, power, sewer- age systems, waterworks, street cars, etc., means the expenditure of large sums of money. These new cities should profit by the advice -and ex- perience of older cities that their money may be judiciously spent for the greatest possible -benefit. Politics is a thankless task and municipal politicians receive the min imum of -thanks and the maximum o f Winnipeg, is in the city today. means a great sacrifice foi -'ports crops looking fine all over a business man to give time to the Halifax. X. S.. July stea er Calrncrag, ('apt. Hyslop and crew of twenty, is fast on the rock at Snorting Ledges, the western en of Dover Island." a few miles west o White Point. Canso. The vessel en countered, thick weather all the wn. from Boston and had to be run o reckoning-. Judging that h had run down the coast far enough Captain Hyslop hauled up, to mak Shedabucto Bay. Just before day Ikfht breakers were sighted and be fore the course could be changed thi Ship struck. The crew with great dj ficnlty launched their boats and niach ed the island. The captain is witl his crew, and there seems to be no chance of floating the vessel again. FIFTEEN PERSONS KILLED Houston. July 15 persons vwerc killed when the town of Dastmp Bay, fourteen miles from Angolton, Texas, was devastated bj last week's storm and that the surviv- ors are Hiibsist.in.ir on a supply of sea food i.s tho report brought to Houston by Captain Bonzen, who re- a tour of that part of the const. For tho beach is lit- wrr-ckage of fishing KNIGHiED FRIHND OF BLIND IJ-ston, July In recognition of his work for those deprived of sight. King Edwnrd has knighted Campbell, formerly a resident of New- ton. Sir William, himself blind, in- troduced into England forty years ago, American methods of caring for those affected. His rosidtncc in this comilry was marked by his liber- ality to oh.'iritv. West, but none better than around Taber. He is a guest with his -friends Mrs. McCallurn and family while in the city. Mr. Coombs of Grassy Lake, Sun- clayed in the uVIr. Coombs has a homestead near Grassy Lake and reports crops looking good in that dis- trict. Mr. and Mrs. Anderson, of Spokane, arrived in the city today. Mr. An- derson owns a section of land near Body Found In Elk River work of mayor or alderman. It i unfortunate if a man gives his timt, and ability to pubJJc office that he should suffer in such a way if he makes a mistake. Engineers, foramen an'd other civic officials shbuld be men of great abil- ity and calibre as the members of the council. They should er Co. mill. The remains were brought to town ind were buried last night at eight 'clock by the I. O. O. F. of which odg-e tho man had been a member. A timber fire, which started last Saturday from a timber camp near Torrisscy, caused the provincial au- horities considerable trouble. A irge gang of men had to do some ard lighting to keep the fire under ontrol. but the rain of this morning as helped to put it beyond danger. BARLEY HARVEST ON Brandon, July cutting as started in both the. Brandon and ortage districts and by the middle the week will be in full swing throughout Manitoba. pay four or five thousand dollars for such work as is done by a city engin- eer yot the ratepayers will not agree' to such an expenditure. A good man can more than save a large salary in the work done and in the saving by avoiding useless expenditure, After a few more complimentary re- j marks Gov. Bulyoa declared the con- vention opwn -for the transaction of business. The Hat's Welcome D. of the city of Med- porations. He said it was most fitting that this convention should' be held in the midst of a territory in which were hundreds of new municipalities. The convention should be a means of help- ing. advising and protecting them ag- ainst tht inronds of greedy corpora- tions, whose obvious object was to prey upon the people. The two main objects of the Union were the protection of public rights and the promoiion of the public own ership of railways and other utilities. He was justly proud of the record of the union as against corporational encroachment and in regard to the level crossings, uniform accounting and other matters which had been mayor, Winnipeg: R. R. Jamfeson, mayor, _Calgary; A. Griesbach, ing exceedingly well and I do not be- lieve that at this time of the vear T President-Alberta Union, Edmonton; j have ever St'eu them in better, con Jno. T. Hall, sec'y Alberta Union, 'sakl Attorney Gent-ral Cros Medicine Hat; John Cardale. Blanch- last in discussing the crop sit ard; W. H..Evanson. controller, Win- j 'in the province. nipeg; J. A. Horn-by, alderman. Cal- I Cross came down from thf cap- gary; E. G. King, al-dcnnan. Calgary; itdl last has been on a tour D. Milne, mayor, Medicine Hat; "Wm. th branch lines Cous'ns, ex-.ma.vor, Modic ne Hat. Set Fire to Gas Well. The evening session was devoted to reports of Alberta and paid particular atten tion to the condition nf the crop-- every place visited and believe the Wi" have a very boun vinces each of which tol-d of success i i teous lizirvfst. In speaking- of the and failure in protecting municipal! ties from encroachments by corpora- tions. Considerable -discussion arose over the absence of the Ontario Muni- activity in the province, h statrd that the Canadian NorTln-rn had about 65 IIli south froni pro- forcod upon the attention of the go v- cipal Association from the Union of Vt'r-v rapidly with tlit-ir wort ernments. Canadian Municipalities and as to the I The Grailc! Trunk Pacific are also get- best means of getting that body to ting to do th'J'r grading, ami affiliate. Mayor Evans of Winnipeg the Alberta and Great Waterways made a.n important move in asking expect to start their npt-ra- tho. convention to appoint a special tions the next tfii days. They committee to report on the 'best ways already located their offi-ces in of raising money for municipalities. Edmonton and tho work of gradinp C. N. R. GETS RUNNING RIGHTS OVER C.P.R. icine Hat, gave a formal welcome to tho. to the city and in so i doing remarked upon the necessity of fostering a Canadian sentiment on a social as well as a commercial basis. Toronto Ont., July rangements have been complet- ed by which the C. N. R. SP-- Jfr cures running rights over the C- P. :E. from Sudbury to Port Artii-ur. This gives the C. N. E. a. through line from Toronto to Winnipeg, Edmonton and a.H western points. Montreal. Que., July "When shown Toronto despatch- es Ihat the C. N. R. had se- cured running rights over the C. P. R. oetwoen Sudbury and Port Arthur. Mr. D. McNicoll. vice president of tho-C. P. R. said it was the first he had heard of it. j He suggested uniformity and the es- of Canadian municipals as a class of stock for monev be commenced from that city. "This line will up a jrre.at deal undeveloped country to. the north He pointed out several difficul- of thf capital and will run to Atha- under present arrangements basca Landing and then on to Fort g of own cjty_ jjis -wor- ship said it was like other wesloru cities, was not as large as those of the east but they wcro at that trans. ition stage when all the machinery is Canada's Visible Supply Of Wheat ket, ties which would be overcome by a uni- McMurray. form arrangement establishing a Ca- nadian standard of Canadian munici- pals. After last night's session tht; entire convention was driven to the gas well, which was set on Cre for their vjcw. All were astonished with the greatness of the pressure. Drive Around City Medio.ine Ihit. July morn- ing all Use delegates were given a drive around t-ho city, after which the convention listened to Mayor Chisholm of Halifax, who explained the public utility board as recently established in Nova Scotia and to Honors For the Frenchman CANADA'S GREAT WEALTH Only Just Commenced to Scratch Up- on the Surface London, July w a statement that the British -Empire Trust devoted its efforts too much to Canada, R, ;M. Home Payne, presid- ing at the meeting thereof, said that up to the present Canada had offered by far the greatest attractions to in- vestors in any part of the world. Can- ada has not yet really begun to ex- ploit her natural wealth; so. far she- had done little more than scratch the surface. He advocated more trax-ol about the Empire then, there would ss nonsense written and talked. Paris. July Acroclub of PVanco will present a go I'd modal to M. Bfcriot mid will erect a stone at artins point, near Calais, of his across tihe English Channel. Pans, July Brim, the new From'h minister of war. corn- Peculiar Death Of Farm Hand Ri-gina, July of xvi'iizt-l Barte-sek.. a farm laborer was brought info the city yesterday from a farm two miles north'of Pilot Bmte eiv death took place Sunday evening under pt-culinr circumstances. Deceased who was of powerful _had partaken of a few glasses of -r at the house of a neighbor on Sunday evening, afterward returning o the home of Ludwig Gottell, for vhom he was working. He was found n the doorstep of the house by Mr. nd Mrs. Gottell. when they ._ivnied ater in the evening and died shortly v, fterward. Beyond complaining of a oain in his legs, he made no state- ment which would give an inkling of tho cau.se of death. While ptomaine poisoning is suspected, the mounted police are making an investigation. Controller Ward, of Toronto, who ex- today on T.ouis Bleriot's foat j plained the railway and municipal in Knglish Channel board of Ontario. Lively discussion ho regards the aer- followed in which right" of commis- submarine as the war jsions to sanction expenditure of mon- of the future. :ey without votes of ratepayers was "Thl' declarwi the war 1 "t